HED-Higher Education Directory 2016 HED-Higher Education Directory of India covers 3275 institutes in 550 cities. HED is a compendium of Universities, Colleges & Institutes offering large number of courses in higher education. HED captures the complex information of Higher education in the most comprehensive manner. It is designed to provide the readers, basic factual information, and signpost the way for further exploration. HED covers a complete sweep of information including name, address, tel & fax no., email, website, Courses Offered, Tuition Fees, Living Cost, No. of Seats, Facilities, Placement Details in each stream and much more.