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Information About Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University

The foundation of Dr B. R. Ambedkar University ( originally known as Agra University ) was laid on the 1st of July, 1927, as a result of hectic efforts of a band of enthusiastic educationists like Rev. Canon A.W. Davis, Munshi Narain Prasad Asthana, Dr L.P. Mathur, Lala Dewan Chand, Rai Bahadur Anand Swaroop and Dr Brajendra Swaroop,. Original jurisdiction of University extended over United Provinces of Agra, Central India and Rajputana with 14 affiliated colleges and 2530 students of which, 1475 students belonged to United Provinces. Initially, there were only four faculties in the Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University viz. Arts, Sciences, Commerce and Law. Faculties of Medicine ( 1936 ), Agriculture ( 1938 ), Home Science ( 1980 ), Basic Sciences ( 1981 ), Fine Arts ( 1982 ) and Management (1994) were added subsequently.

A decisive characteristic in influencing the education of an academic institution is the pursuit of excellence and consistent adherence to high standard in terms of imparting knowledge promoting research. During last eighty three years the Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University has endeavored to keep adopting these high ideas and has established rich traditions and evolved respect from the intellectual community. University has sincerely served the cause of higher education in northern India. The ancient principle of integrating ethical and moral values in education has been the endeavour of the DBRAU University. To inculcate these essential values in its students academicians have been assiduously trying to sharpen the content and curriculum of the DBRAU University.

The DBRAU University was renamed as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University in 1996. The Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University now caters to the educational need of the seven districts of Agra Division Agra, Aligarh, Mainpuri, Hathras, Firozabad, Etah and Mathura. Besides, the DBRAU University is proud of having affiliated to it, Sarojini Naidu Medical College, which is one of the oldest and premier Medical Institute of the country. At present university has approx 200 affiliated colleges and 15 residential Institutes spread out in its four residential campus viz. Paliwal Park, Khandari Campus, Civil Lines Campus and Chhaleshar Campus. Furthermore, this university affiliates colleges of Homeopathy, extending all over the State of U.P.

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Bhim Rao Ambedkar Institute & Departments

A. K. M. Institute of Hindi & Linguistics ( Paliwal Campus )

Departments

  • Indian Language
  • Linguistics Foreign Languages
  • Oriental Classical Languages
  • Mass Communication & Journalism

B. Institute of Social Sciences ( Paliwal Campus )

Departments

  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Social Work

C. Institute of Home Science ( Khandari Campus )

Departments

  • Human Development & Family Study
  •  Food & Nutrition Clothing & Textile
  •  Home Science Extension
  •  Family Resource Management

D. Institute of Basic Science ( Khandari Campus )

Departments

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Forensic Science
  • Physics
  • Pharmacy

E. Department of Library and Information Science ( Chhalesar Campus )

F. Department of Physical Education ( Chhalesar Campus )

G. Seth Padam Chand Jain Institute of Commerce ( Khandari Campus )

Departments

  • Business Management
  • Economics

H. Dau Dayal Institute of Vocational Education ( Khandari Campus )

Departments

  • Instrumentation
  • Optical Instrumentation
  • Computer Application
  • Advertising Sales Promotion
  • Sales Management

I. Institute of Engineering & Technology ( Khandari Campus )

Departments

  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Electronic / Instrumentation Engineering

J. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Institute of Rural Development ( Paliwal Campus )

K. School of Life Sciences ( Khandari Campus )

Departments

  • Botany
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Zoology
  • Biotechnology
  • Biochemistry
  • Microbiology
  • Forestry

L. Department of Contemporary Social Studies & Law ( Campus )

M. Lalit Kala Sansthan ( Institute of Fine Arts ) ( Civil Lines, Campus )

N. Institute of Hotel & Tourism Management ( Khandari Campus )

O. Department of History ( Paliwal Campus )

P. Department of Physiotherapy ( SLS, Khandari Campus )

Q. Department of Law

R. Department of Education

S. Other Institutes / Centres

  • Institute of Life Long Learning
  • University Computer Centre
  • University Coaching Centre for Minority Students
  • Department of Adult and Continuing Education & Extension ( Paliwal Park )

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Courses & Departments of Ambedkar University

I. K. M. Institute of Hindi & Linguistics ( Paliwal Campus )

A. DLit ( Doctor of Literature )

B. PhD Courses :

  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication & Journalism

C. MPhil Courses :

  • Hindi
  • Sanskrit and Linguistics

D. MA Courses :

  • Hindi, Sanskrit
  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication ( MMC )
  • Journalism ( MJ )

E. PG Diploma Courses :

  • Linguistics
  • Mass Communication ( PGD – MC )
  • Journalism ( PGD – J )
  • Translation
  • Radio Jockeying ( Proposed )

F. BA ( Bachelor of Arts )

G. Advanced  Diploma Courses :

  • Russian
  • French and German

H. Diploma Courses :

  • Russian
  • French
  • German

I. Certificate Courses :

  • Russian
  • French

II. Institute of Social Sciences ( Paliwal Campus )

A. MA Course :

  • Sociology

B. MPhil Course :

  • Sociology
  • Statistics

C. PhD Course :

  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Social Work

D. MStat ( Master of Statistics )

E. DSc Course :

  • Statistics

F. MSW Course :

  • Social Work

III. Institute of Home Science

  • BHSc ( Bachelor of Home Science )
  • MHSc ( Master of Home Science ) ( General ) ( Specialization )

A. HSc Courses :

  • Extended Education
  • Foods and Nutrition
  • Child Development

B. PhD ( Doctor of Philosophy )

IV. Institute of Basic Science ( Khandari Campus )

A. MPhil Courses :

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

B. MSc Courses :

  • Chemistry
  • Industrial Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Forensic Science
  • Physics

C. PhD Courses :

  • Mathematics
  • Physics

D. Pharmacy Course :

  • BPharmacy ( Bachelor of Pharmacy  )

V. Department of Library and Information Science

  • BLibIsc ( Bachelor of Library and Information Science )
  • MLibIsc ( Master of Library and Information Science )

VI. Department of Physical Education

  • BPE ( Bachelor of Physical Education )
  • BPEd ( Bachelor of Physical Education )
  • DYEd ( PG Diploma in Yoga Education )

VII. S.P.C.J. Institute of Commerce, Business Management & Economics

  • BBA ( Bachelor of Business Administration )
  • MBA ( Master of Business Administration )
  • PGDBM ( PG Diploma in Business Management )
  • MCom ( Master of Commerce )

VIII. Dau Dayal Institute of Vocational Education

A. BSc ( Vocational ) Courses  :

  • Computer Application
  • Instrumentation
  • Optical Instrumentation

B. BCom ( Vocational ) Courses :

  • Advertising, Sales Promotion & Sales Management.

C. MSc ( Electrical & Instrumentation )

IX. Institute of Engineering & Technology

  • Electronics & Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical

X. School of Life Sciences ( Khandari Campus )

A. MSc Courses :

  • Botany
  • Environmental Science
  • Zoology
  • Forestry

B. MPhil Course :

  • Botany
  • Zoology

C. PhD Course :

  • Botany
  • Environmental Science

D. Environmental Toxicology Course :

  • Environmental Toxicology

E. Biotechnology

F. Biochemistry

G. Microbiology

XI. Lalit Kala Sansthan

A. BFA Courses :

  • Painting
  • Applied Art
  • Sculpture
  • Vocal / Tabla / Sitar
  • Theatre  / Kathak / Odissi

B. MFA Courses :

  • Painting
  • Applied Art
  • Sculpture
  • Vocal / Tabla / Sitar
  • Theatre / Kathak / Odissi

XII.Institute of Tourism & Hotel Management

  • Master in Tourism Administration ( MTA )
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel & Tourism Management ( PGDHTM )
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management & Catering Technology ( PGDHMCT )
  • BA ( Vocational )

XIII. Department of History & Culture

  • MPhil  ( History )
  • MA ( History )
  • Diploma in Gandhian Studies

XIV. Department of Physiotherapy

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy ( BPT )

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DBRAU University Contact

Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University,
Paliwal Park, Agra,
Uttar Pradesh – 2820, India,
Phone : 0562 – 2820051, 2852118,
Email : info@dbrau.ac.in,
Website : www.dbrau.ac.in.
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