M J P (Mahatma Jyotiba Phule) Rohilkhand University, Bareilly
, was established in 1975 as an affiliating university. Carved out of the then Agra University (Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar University
), it was raised to the affiliating-cum-residential university in 1985.
A State University, its headquarters is located at Bareilly and its territorial jurisdiction extends over the districts of Bareilly, Moradabad, Rampur, Bijnor, Jyotiba Phule Nagar, Budaun, Pilibhit, Shahjahanpur, Noida and Sitapur. About 77 colleges are affiliated to it. The university offers 36 postgraduate, 15 undergraduate, nine diploma, 20 postgraduate diploma, two MPhil and 34 doctoral programs.
The university is about 7 km from Bareilly Railway Station.