The objective of this handbook is to provide all information for academic administrators and all other participents like students, parrents , academicians, government agencies, industries dealing with university. This book is an attempt to give an overall picture of Universities of higher learning describing their mode of functioning, infrastructure necesssary and usefulness to the society and interests of various stakeholders. The cost of higher education during last decade in a few counties is tabulated helping the student in their choice. This book also outlines the administrative structure, responsiblity infrastructure, process and functions of the University system. it also elucidates checks and balances that are to be in place. With newly given insight, an academic administrator will be better equipped to arrive at innovative solutions,optimize cost, improve reliablity, simultaneously concentrating on the delivery of quality education of very high order.