Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University is a Central University located in Lucknow
. Its Vidya Vihar campus is located off Rae Bareli Road, about 10 km south of the Charbagh Railway Station
The jurisdiction of this residential university extends over the whole of Uttar Pradesh. The university comprises five schools, namely, School for Ambedkar Studies, School for Information Science and Technology, School for Environmental Sciences, School for Bio-Sciences and Bio-technology and School for Legal Studies.