Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University was established by an Act of Govt. of NCT of Delhi on July 28, 1998. It was conceived as a teaching and affiliating University with explicit objective to facilitate and promote studies, research and extension work in areas of professional and technical education. It is included under Section 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the University Grants Commission and has received ‘A’ Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore for the period 2007-2012 and 2013-2018. In 2018 and 2019, University was ranked 74th and 66th respectively in National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), MHRD surveys. The capacity of the University to deliver quality education is visible from consistent high accreditation and ranking. The University is committed to provide outcome based, industry focused education and research and nurtures an inclusive sustainable culture to serve diverse needs of students, faculty and other stakeholders. The University is focused towards systems and processes for continuous quality enhancement. University has 11 On-Campus Schools of Studies wherein as many as 49 Undergraduate and Postgraduate academic programmes are being conducted for more than 4500 students of national and international. In addition, the University also has a School of Medicine and Para Medical Health Sciences for managing various UG and PG programmes such as MBBS, BDS, MD, MS, Yoga, BHMS, Forensic Sciences, BAMS, Nursing, etc. being run in Government and Private hospitals and other health institutions. On the affiliation front, the University has 127 affiliated institutes; of these, 91 are self financed and 36 are owned and managed by the Govt. of NCT of Delhi/ Govt. of India, offering education to more than 72,000 students. Out of these, 37 institutions have Post-graduate departments, 27 are NBA/NAAC Accredited institutions under the umbrella of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, New Delhi.