Largest Universities in Asia

Some of the top largest universities in Asia include the University of the East, Bangalore University, Osmania University, Banaras Hindu University, among others.

The University of the East (UE) is a leading private university located in University Belt Area, district of Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines. Once labeled as the "Largest University in Asia" in terms of population, UE was the first university in Asia to have an enrollment of more than 60,000 students.

Bangalore University has grown to be recognized as one of the largest universities in Asia. In 2001, the Univesity has been accredited by NAAC and has received Five Star Status. Academically, the university is structured into the following faculties: Arts, Science, Commerce and Management, Education, Law and Engineering.

Osmania University is the largest affiliating university in Asia. Established in 1918, it is the seventh oldest in India and the third oldest in south India. The Department of Geography, Osmania University, is the largest and the oldest in South India, offering a range of programs including M.Sc. Geography, M.Sc. Geoinformatics, Post-Graduate Diploma in Geographical Cartography, M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs.

The Banaras Hindu University is the largest residential university of Asia with two independent campuses of about 1300 and 2700 acres. The university was ranked best amongst all the Indian universities by the office of the Principle Scientific Advisor to the Government of India. The University has been ranked 1st in the country on the basis of publications in cited journals, fellowships of National Academy of Sciences, Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award and quality of students produced (Principal Scientific Adviser, GOI).

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