The University of Hyderabad (UoH) established in 1974 is one of the premier institutions of higher education in India. It is largely devoted to postgraduate studies and is widely known for its excellence in research and for its distinguished faculty. The large campus is located near Gachibowli, the IT hub of Hyderabad. International measures of research excellence also show the preeminence of UoH - the University is counted among the top 100 in Asia in many of its academic areas of study. These include the Basic Sciences, Applied Sciences, Medical Science, Engineering Science, the Social Sciences, the Humanities, and the Arts, Fine Arts, Media Studies and Communication, in addition to more recent efforts in areas such as Folklore Studies, Health Psychology, Dalit Studies, Women’s Studies, Neural and Cognitive Sciences.