Maharshi Dayanand University – MDU University

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Maharshi Dayanand University About Us :

Maharshi Dayanand University, about  initio established as Rohtak University, Rohtak, came into existence by an Act No. 25 of 1975 of the Haryana Legislative Assembly in 1976  with the objective to promote inter-disciplinary higher education and research in the fields of environmental, ecological and life sciences.

It was rechristened as Maharshi Dayanand University in 1977 after the name of a great visionary and social reformer, Maharshi Dayanand.  It had a unitary and residential character in its nascent stage, but became an affiliating University in November 1978.  Maharshi Dayanand University secured the recognition of University Grants Commission – the higher education regulatory body of India  –  for central Government  grants in Feb 1983.

The Maharshi Dayanand University is located at Rohtak in the state of Haryana – about 75 kms from Delhi on Delhi – Hisar National Highway ( NH – 10 ), and is about 240 kms from Chandigarh, the State Capital. It is well connected both by rail as well as road. Rohtak is the education hub of the State with excellent facilities for  education in all fields of knowledge.

The Maharshi Dayanand University campus, spread over an  area of over 665.44 acres, is well laid with state – of – the – art buildings and magnificent road network, and  presents a spectacle of harmony in architecture and natural beauty. Educational and research programs are offered through its 36 departments.

There are as many as 10 Teaching  Blocks, 10 Hostels with another 10 in the offing, an elegant Vivekananda Library with 6 off-shoots, the majestic Tagore Auditorium equipped with modern gadgetry and amenities, spectacular Students Activities Centre, Campus School, Health Centre, Faculty House, Sports Stadium, Swimming Pool, Multipurpose Gymnasium Hall, Community Centre, Printing Press, Canteens, Shopping Complex, and an Administrative Block. About 550  residential units are available for the faculty members and non-teaching staff.

There is  a very robust Campus Wide Network – an amalgam of cable and wi – fi technologies, with 1 Gbps internet connectivity.  A serene ‘Yajanshala’ addresses  the spiritual and health needs of the campus community. Branches of State Bank of India and Central Co-operative Bank are the other facilities  available on the Campus.

Besides, the Maharshi Dayanand University runs some programs through its Indira Gandhi P.G. Regional Centre, Meerpur ( Rewari ) and Maharshi Dayanand University Institute of Law & Management Studies ( ULIMS ), Gurgaon. The Regional Centre offers  nine P.G. Programmes, while UILMS offers two.

Over 490 Institutions / Colleges of general education, Engineering, Technology, Computer Sciences and Management Sciences located in 10 districts of the State are affiliated to this Maharshi Dayanand University.

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Maharshi Dayanand University Departments :

  • Agriculture Biotechnology
  • Bio – Chemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Business Economics
  • Centre for Haryana Studies
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Defence & Strategic Studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering  & Technology
  • English & Foreign Languages
  • Environment Sciences
  • Fine Arts
  • Food Technology
  • Genetics
  • Geography
  • Hindi
  • History
  • Hotel Management
  • Journalism & Mass Comm.
  • Law
  • Library & Information Science
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Biotechnology
  • Microbiology
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Physics
  • Plant Biotechnology
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Administrations
  • Sanskrit
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Zoology

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Maharshi Dayanand University Courses:

1.Commerce :

  • Master of Commerce ( M Com )
  • Master in Retail Management

2.Education :

  • Master Education ( M Ed )
  • Master of Arts  ( Education )

3. Physical Education :

  • Master of  Physical Education ( M.P.Ed. )

4. Engineering & Technology :

  • B.Tech. Programs  :
    • Computer Science Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering & Biotechnology
  • M.Tech Programs :
    • Computer Science & Engineering, Software Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing & Automation, Biotechnology,

5. English & Foreign Languages :

  • M.A Programs :   English,  5 year Integrated.
  • Certificate  Courses : French, Spanish
  • Diploma in French

6. Hindi :

  • Master of Arts  ( M.A. Hindi )
  • P.G. Diploma in Translation ( Hindi – English )

7. Journalism and Mass Communication :

  • Master of Arts  ( M.A. Journalism and Mass Communication )
  • M.Sc. ( Electronic Media )

8. Sanskrit :

  • Master of Arts ( MA  Sanskrit )

9. Law :

  • Bachelor of Law
  • Master of  Law

10. Bio – Chemistry :

  • M.Sc Programs  :
    • Biochemistry, Clinical Biochemistry

11.Biotechnology :

  • M.Sc. ( Biotechnology )

12. Botany :

  • M.Sc. ( Botany )

13. Environment Science :

  • M.Sc Programs :
    • Environmental Sciences, Environmental Biotechnology

14. Genetics :

  • M.Sc Programs :

    • Genetics, Forensic Science.

15. Microbiology :

  • M.Sc Programs :
    • Fermentation & Microbial Technology, Microbiology.

16. IMSAR :

  • Master of Bussines ( MBA )

17. Hotel Management :

  • Master of Hotel Management ( MHM )
  • Master of Tourism Management ( MTM )
  • Bachelor of Hotel Management  ( BHM )
  • Bachelor of Tourism Management ( BTM )
  • Diploma Programs :  Food & Beverage Production Management, Food and  Beverage Services Management, House – keeping Operations Management, Front Office Operations Management

18. Fine Arts :

  • M.A. ( Fine Arts )
  • Master of Visual Arts ( Painting 6 year Integrated )

19. Music :

  • M.A. ( Music – Vocal Music -Instrumental )
  • Certificate Course  in Harmonium

20. Pharmaceutical Sciences :

  • B. Pharmacy
  • M. Pharmacy  : Industrial Pharmacy,  Pharmaceutics, (Drug Regulatory Affairs, Pharmaceutical Chemistry,  Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology,

21. Chemistry :

  • M.Sc. Chemistry

22. Computer Science :

  • Mastre of Computer Application ( MCA )
  • Mastre of Technology ( Computer Science )

23 . Defence & Strategic Studies :

  • M.A. ( Defence & Strategic Studies )

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Maharshi Dayanand University Admission Procedure :

  1. The following procedure shall be followed for selection of the candidates for admission to various courses :
  2. Mere possession of the prescribed academic qualifications does not entitle a candidate for admission to the course. Candidates would be required to fulfill all the conditions as spelt out in the Information Brochure.
  3. Minimum pass marks in the qualifying examination shall be the eligibility condition for admission of the SC candidates of Haryana only unless specified otherwise in the eligibility criteria of the programs.
  4. The eligibility of the candidates shall be ascertained at the time of counseling.
  5. Admission shall be made on the basis of merit to be prepared in accordance with the criteria given in the Information Brochure.
  6. Those who have done graduation or post-graduation shall not be eligible for admission to 5-year Integrated programs.
  7. If two or more candidates secure identical marks in the merit, their relative merit will be determined by the marks obtained by them in the qualifying or equivalent examination. In case the marks in the qualifying or equivalent examination are also identical, the candidate senior in age will be given preference.
  8. Rounding off of the decimal digits to a whole number for calculating the percentage of marks shall not be permissible in any case, whatsoever.
  9. Counseling for admission to the courses will be held at the Department / Institutes as per “Counseling Schedule” given in the Information Brochure. No separate communication shall be sent in this regard.
  10. All the eligible candidates shall be required to appear personally before the Counseling Committee for verification of documents and checking of eligibility strictly according to the Counseling Schedule given in the Information Brochure before the admission to the programs is made. They will be called for counseling in order of merit.
  11. Preference once exercised by the candidate for any Department / Institute / College at the time of counseling shall be final. If a candidate does not get institution of his / her choice, he / she may opt to be wait – listed. However such candidate may appear again as a fresh candidate in the next counseling, if held, and he / she will be considered for admission as per merit subject to availability of seats at that time.
  12. Counseling will be closed as soon as all the seats in each category are filled.
  13. Any candidate, who fails to turn up for Counseling at his / her turn, will be considered for the remaining seats at the time he / she reports for counseling. But no relaxation shall be given if the candidate fails to appear before the Counseling Committee on the fixed date/time.
  14. The candidate, admitted during the counseling, shall deposit the fee on the date of counseling itself with Maharshi Dayanand University Cashier / Bank, failing which his/her admission shall stand cancelled.
  15. Seats, remaining vacant after every round of counseling, shall be displayed on the Notice Board of the Department/Institute on the date  ( s ) given in the “Counseling Schedule”.
  16. Those candidates, who do not get admission in one round of counseling, shall be eligible for admission in subsequent round, if seats are available.
  17. Seats, remaining vacant in one round of counseling, will be filled up in the subsequent round of counseling. The number of vacant seats shall be displayed on the Notice Board of the Department / Institute on the date ( s ) given in the “Counseling Schedule”
  18. The seats, remaining vacant after 2nd round of counseling, shall be filled up by Maharshi Dayanand
    University in accordance with the guidelines to be decided by the authorities concerned.
  19. Admission on the seats earmarked for Kashmiri Migrants /  NRIs  /  sports quota / cultural activities quota will be made on the basis of marks in the qualifying examination. However these seats will not be filled if the candidates in these categories are not available.
  20. The candidates shall present all the required certificates / documents/ testimonials in original to the Admission Committee for verification, and give one set of attested copies of all such certificates / documents / testimonials. The Admission Committee will check the eligibility of the candidate. This Committee shall have the power to reject any certificate not considered valid. In case, the candidate is not found eligible, his / her candidature will be cancelled.
  21. After the completion of all formalities, including verification of certificates / documents / testimonials for admission, the original certificates / documents / testimonials will be returned to the candidates. However, the attested copies ( one set of each certificate / documents / testimonial ) will be retained.
  22. The decision of the Admission Committee in all matters relating to the admissions shall be final.
  23. Any attempt on the part of a candidate, his friends or relatives to canvass or bring influence to bear upon Maharshi Dayanand University directly or indirectly for securing admission will be a disqualification for admission.

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Maharshi Dayanand University Distance Education About Us :

Distance Education is an established and recognized mode of education which is in consonance with changing socio – economic needs and emerging demands of the knowledge era. Keeping up with the spirit of Open University system and in the view of long – standing demand of heterogeneous groups of student’s community, the Directorate of Distance Education ( DDE ) of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak ( MDU ), has started a wide spectrum of courses. Over the years, DDE has expanded tremendously in terms of programs, enrolment and study centers.

The various programs offered by the Directorate range from conventional to management and technical as per needs of the area and employment opportunities available in the country.

The various programs offered by the Directorate range from conventional to management and technical as per needs of the area and employment opportunities available in the country. In order to meet the growing demand of computer education, the Directorate with its experience and expertise in both computer and distance learning launched programs in Computer / Information Technology.

These programs are telescopic in nature wherein a diploma / advanced diploma is awarded after completion of each year of training culminating into a university degree. Moreover, to provide greater choice and flexibility to the students, provision for lateral induction in Computer / Information Technology  programs has been adopted.

Maharshi Dayanand University Distance Education Courses Offered :

A. Information Technology  Courses

  • Bachelor of  Computer Application ( BCA )
  • M.Sc Computer Science
  • Master of Computer Application ( MCA )

B. Management Courses

  • Bachelor of Business Administration (  BBA )
  • Master of  Bussines ( MBA )

C. Conventional Courses

  • Master o f Commerce ( M.Com )
  • MA Programs : English,  Hindi, Sanskrit, History,  Political  Science, Economics, Public Administration
  • M.Sc – Mths
  • Bachelor of Commerce ( B.Com )
  • Bachelor of  Library and Information Science ( B.Lib. Science )
  • Bachelor of Education ( B.Ed )
  • Master o f Commerce ( M.Com )
  • Master o f Library and Information Science   ( M.Lib. Science )

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Maharshi Dayanand University Distance Education Address :

Maharshi Dayanand University,
Rohtak  – 124 001,
Phone No .  : 01262  – 274640,
Website :

JEE Main

Application Form Submission 16 Dec 2020 to 16 Jan 2021.