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Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, Agra (Uttar Pradesh)

Dr. Bhim. Rao Ambedkar University (formerly Agra University), Agra, Uttar Pradesh was started as an affiliating University in July 1927. In 1953 the University also started its residential wing. The name of Agra University was changed to the present Dr. Bhim. Rao Ambedkar University in 1996. At present the University's residential wing comprises four different campuses i.e. Paliwal Park (the main campus), Khandari Campus, Civil Lines Campus and recently established Chhalesar Campus.

The total area of the University is around 80 acres including 14 acres of the main campus. The University has received the University of Grants Commission’s (UGC) recognition under 2f and under 12B as it has been receiving grants from UGC, New Delhi. The University is located within the heart of the city of Agra except the Chhalesar Campus. At present it has 158 affiliated colleges– 76 government funded and 82 self-financing colleges. The residential part of the University includes 15 Institutes. The University is a member of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

The University offers a total of 150  programmes ranging from Certificate to Diploma to Undergraduate courses to P.G.Diplomas, Post Graduate to M.Phil. to Ph.D. It has 88 permanent teachers including  Professors and  Readers. Besides, it has 89 teachers on three to five years' contractual appointments and many teachers as Guest Lecturers. The University has a strength of 562 non- teaching employees that includes administrative and technical personnel. The examination section of the University is responsible for conducting examinations for all the affiliated colleges of the University. The University has 300 affiliated colleges with around 6000 students on its rolls.

The University offers a wide range of academic programmes to students which include Ph.D., M.Phil., M.A./M.Sc., M.C.A., M.B.A., M.J, M.Lib., and undergraduate courses. It also offers P.G. Diploma and Certificate Courses vocational in nature. It also offers applied UG/PG courses i.e. Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Environmental Science, Environmental Toxicology, Information Technology, Computer Science, Forensic Science and Pharmacy etc.

This University has adopted the model syllabus recommended by UGC in almost all the undergraduate and post graduate courses. It offers options in choosing the electives in some of the disciplines. The revision of curriculum is done every three to five years and it takes about one year to introduce a new subject. Revision of the syllabii is undertaken by the Board of Studies, passed  by Academic Council and finally approved by Executive Council. In self-financing courses, students get exposure by doing projects and field work. Outside experts are nominated on Board of Studies, based on the provision of Statutes and the U.P. Education Act.

Institution affiliated to Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University under R. K. Convent School Educational Society (Regd.), at present includes, R. K. College of Systems & Management (RKCSM) located in Firozabad offering University accredited full-time regular degree courses. At undergraduate level (after 10+2) , RKCSM offers Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.), a 3 years regular degree course & at post graduate level (after 10+2+3), it offers Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.), one year regular degree programme. The B.Ed. programme offered at RKCSM is also recognized & approved by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE).

The eminent Indian personalities like Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma (Ex-Prsident of India), Pt. Motilal Nehru, Justice Pt. Gopal Swaroop Pathak, Ch. Charan Singh, Guljari Lal Nanda, Hon’ble Tej Bahadur Sapru, Dr. Ishwari Prasad, Shri. K. D. Paliwal, etc., happened to the graduates from this University.
Agra University’s Contact Information:

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University,
Paliwal Park, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Pin Code: 282004, India

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