At Uttaranchal University, amidst the scenic surroundings and peaceful environment, students pursuing different programs, live together like a community. Uttaranchal University is one of the leading educational hubs of professional courses with innumerable students enrolled in different educational programs. It offers an array of multi–disciplinary courses making it a knowledge portal where excellence matters. Some of the facilities provided to students are:
CONDUCIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
Set amidst serene and pristine surroundings of the Doon Valley, the University offers an inspiring and an ideal learning environment, apt for students. The ambience of the University is such that the students face no hurdles in bracing themselves well and delivering meritorious performances and enhances the ability of the students to grasp knowledge with positive qualities needed in every sphere of life. The University has world class infrastructure with facilities like, well equipped laboratories, smart classrooms, Wi-Fi enabled campus, Seminar Halls, State of the art Auditorium, Moot Court, easily accessible ERP System and facilities of ATM, Food Court, Nescafe, Gymnasium, Sports fields.
We at Uttaranchal University, endeavor to provide utmost student satisfaction. We believe in keeping the students motivated and committed. We therefore, strive to fulfill even the subtlest of the needs of the students and ensure that the requirements are fulfilled in the best possible way.
CURRICULUM AND FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME
Curriculum Development Programs are focused on planning the pedagogy & the mode of presentation and establishing specific guidelines of instructions for the curriculum. The course is designed in such a manner that it is easy for the students to grasp. Faculty Development Programs provide ways to support Faculty Members so that they can perform their multiple roles of teaching, research and service to the satisfaction of all stakeholders.
EXCELLENT STANDARDS OF TEACHING WITH LEARNED, DEDICATED AND EXPERIENCED FACULTY MEMBERS
Teaching at Uttaranchal University is highly practical and is focused on industry needs. Besides the curriculum studies, our academic activities also emphasize upon developing analytical skills, communication skills, problem solving and teamwork abilities. Case studies, project work and seminars form an important part of the students’ education process
Propelling force behind the academic excellence of Uttaranchal University is its faculty of exceptional caliber who have been drawn from the best institutions of the country. They are the backbone of the University. Each one is a veteran in his/her own field. Apart from imparting knowledge, the Faculty practices innovative pedagogy to enhance the employability of the students for the global market and offers training in the development of soft skills.
TRAINING AND PLACEMENT
Our Corporate Resource Cell organizes summer trainings and internships for the students in various companies in order to equip them with industry experience. The cell provides effective career guidance to students and assists them in identifying reputed organizations for jobs through campus recruitment programs. Career guidance and personality development programs are conducted on a regular basis to provide information and assistance to the students regarding job opportunities in India and abroad and inculcate soft skills to succeed in selection process. The Corporate Resource Cell in Uttaranchal University is fully equipped for getting best career placements to its students and manage academia-industry interface. The CRC hones the skills of the students by holding events like pre-placement talks, group discussions and PI Sessions and make them ready to perform their best in placement drives. CRC is a result driven cell which is continuously involved in delivering positive results and fulfilling the expectations of the students and the stakeholders. Skilled Career Counselors after rigorous interaction and analysis motivate them to excel both in personal & professional life.
SEMINARS CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS
Seminars, conferences and workshops are conducted on a regular basis on a variety of topics that provide students with strategies and techniques in order to succeed and create a mark in their respective work field.
FOCUS ON RESEARCH
Research constitutes an integral part of University academics. Students here are encouraged to focus on their analytical abilities and are required to work on projects, prepare reports and assignments to ensure that they find ample opportunity to improve their practical knowledge. All Faculty Members have many paper publications to their credit.
The University has ambitious goals of developing a motivating system of research environment for researchers, attractive conditions for doctoral studies, modern research and development infrastructure, supportive environment for high-tech entrepreneurship, fellowship programs and competitive quality to achieve success at international level in frontier research.
INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL COLLABORATIONS
Internationalization of higher education has become a priority nowadays to respond efficiently to current issues and challenges of globalization. Uttaranchal University strongly believes that international collaboration has become an essential element in globalization strategy. Uttaranchal University is constantly engaged in the activities of global expansion to connect the University to the reputed Universities worldwide and providing the University students with ample opportunity to grow as global professionals. We are making consistent efforts to collaborate with universities and colleges of international repute. This will provide world class exposure to our students and faculty
Central Library is the soul of academics at Uttaranchal University. It is designed to meet the information needs of the users with an aim of providing “Anytime, Anywhere Access” to information through remote access facility. The Central Library supports University in building excellence in academics and research by establishing a knowledge portal.
The Central Library and Departmental Libraries are well automated with integrated software LIBCYB. Library provides user friendly services such as Web OPAC for searching books online in library database. Subscription of E-journals and databases of International repute e.g. IEEE, EBSCO, Westlaw, Manupatra, Sage etc. are accessible to the users on and off campus.
The Library has a Multimedia Section for accessing NPTEL video lectures through ‘Study Webs of Active Learning for Young Aspiring Minds’ (SWAYAM) on various subjects and topics. The INFLIBNET Centre maintains the web portal.), DELNET, URKUND, Sodhganga, Sodhgangotri, National Digital Library, WEL (e-Library), SAS (E-Archive), MOOCs through SWAYAM, SWAYAM PRABHA, Ag MOOCS, Press Clippings Collection, Book Bank and Remote Access.
Computer Centre is the place from where all the facilities related to the information technologies are provided. This Centre has a number of high-performance computing facilities, state-of-the-art servers, high end Linux, Windows Labs and various advanced application software.
The Centre supports an institute wide 1 Gbps (Backup line 300 Mbps) fiber optic network that connects all the academic departments, hostels, libraries, other blocks and other central facilities to this Centre. It has a computer system with server (Linux server, domain server, database server, Thin Client Server, backup server, ERP server and storage).
BEYOND THE CURRICULUM
Extra–curricular and co-curricular activities are an inseparable component of the academics. The aim of true education is the development of balanced personality i.e. knowledge and its practical application; intelligence and its articulation, confidence with communication skills, activeness with agility and aptitude with flair.
Uttaranchal University lays great emphasis on organizing intellectually stimulating programs, which allow wider participation and build the confidence level of the students and also enhance their skills. The students participate in annual Yuva Fest in various Cultural and Sports events. They also get to witness performances of various celebrities. Further they are also motivated to participate in events in various Universities across the country.