Brief History of Sushila Devi Centre for Professional Studies & Research Society
A group of social workers, educationists, philanthropists and leading businessmen had a vision to enrich Doon by establishing a series of institutes in higher education which would impart quality education and build vocational skills among the youth. In 2000 Sushila Devi Centre for Professional Studies and Research Society was setup and registered under the Societies Registration Act 1860.
The mission of this society was to build quality education imparting institutes at diploma, graduate, post graduate and research levels. Keeping this ideal in sight the society has established the following institutes of higher learning:
Law College Dehradun (LCD) – Established in 2002
The Society set up Law College Dehradun in 2002. This is the first independent Law College in the State of Uttarakhand and pioneered the B.A.LL.B. five-year course in Northern India. Now more than a decade old, Law College Dehradun has become a niche centre of learning in legal studies.
The students have done their college proud by securing high merit in the University Examinations. The alumni have carved a position for themselves by practicing in the Apex Court of the country, various high courts and district courts. Many of its students have qualified PCS (J) and are working as Judge and Magistrate.
Today Law College Dehradun has become synonymous with quality legal education.
Uttaranchal Institute of Technology (UIT) – Established in 2006
The famed UIT came into existence in 2006. Initially the institute offered B.Tech. four-year course and MBA at the post graduate level. Now being part of the Uttaranchal University UIT has widened its study programs and is offering a wide range of courses under Diploma, Graduate, Post Graduate and Ph.D. programs.
The institute has earned significant achievements in academics and co-curricular activities. UIT students have bagged Gold Medals for securing highest percentage of marks in the University Examinations.
Today UIT has become a name to reckon with.
Uttaranchal Institute of Management (UIM) – Established in 2006
The Institute was set-up to offer higher studies in Management and Computer Application in 2006. Our study program is specifically designed to meet the corporate requirements.
In our course curriculum you will see a true blend of academic excellence and the application of management practices. UIM is much sought after institute for management studies and widely acclaimed for its sound placement record.
Considering the pivotal role the institutes have played in furthering the course of higher education and inculcation of value based vocational skills among the youth, the Government of Uttarakhand accorded the group the status of University under the Uttaranchal University Act, 2012 (Uttarakhand Act No. 11 of 2013).
With the aim to progress incessantly, we expanded our horizons and achieved new milestones by establishing the following institutes of higher learning:
Uttaranchal Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) – Established in 2016
Pharmacists represent the 3rd largest healthcare professional group in the world and the increasing number of pharmaceutical industries, community pharmacies (retail pharmacy shops), hospitals, pharmacy education institutes, new drug research centers all over India, are clear indication of the growing demand of pharmacy professionals, thus offering excellent & rewarding career opportunities both by way of jobs as well as in terms of starting own business.
The Uttaranchal Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) is an endeavor of Uttaranchal University in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences to prepare students to become pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists who will be leaders in the vocation of pharmacy.
Uttaranchal College of Applied & Life Sciences (UCALS) – Established in 2016
Uttaranchal College of Applied and Life Sciences (UCALS) was established in 2016 with the aim to provide quality education in the field of Applied and Life Sciences with training and practical expertise responsive to the needs of 21st century. In addition to Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses the faculty also offers Doctoral Programme.
The students are provided sound knowledge of their course content with maximum practical approach. The college aims towards over-all development of the students and encourages participation in varied events. Students of UCALS have won many awards in state and national level events. We are committed for quality education so that students achieve success and excel in their professional career. The alumni have carved a position for themselves and have been very well placed in prominent organizations.
Uttaranchal College of Agricultural Sciences (UCAS) – Established in 2016
Uttaranchal College of Agricultural Sciences (UCAS) was established in the year 2016 to produce new age agro-professionals. UCAS is the result of the untiring efforts of its founders to create an institute providing responsive education, training and service for the development of agriculture education, that would produce professionals who will not only meet the pre requisites of the growing and ever evolving global agriculture sector but also contribute to face the challenge of modernizing Indian Agriculture up to the global standard.
Today UCAS is a well established institute providing excellent educational facilities, with impeccable academic credentials along with distinguished faculty for better learning and development of professionals at graduation and post graduation level.
Uttaranchal College of Polytechnic (UCP) – Established in 2016
Uttaranchal College of Polytechnic (UCP) was envisaged with an aim of community development through providing employment oriented high quality vocational & technical education with a focus on building lifelong employability in its students to make them smart professionals of the future.
UCP was established in the year 2016 in view of the ever growing demand in the region for an institution of repute that may pave the way to a secured and successful career for a huge population of young learners passing out from the various schools every year across the country.
Although the college is still in its infant years, yet it can boast of a successful record to its credit of presently training more than 500 students in three different trades of Civil, Mechanical, and Electrical Engineering along with two batches successfully passed out and comfortably serving in the industry.
Uttaranchal College of Journalism and Mass Communication (UCJMC) – Established in 2018
Uttaranchal College of Journalism and Mass Communication is a visionary initiative and the latest venture of Uttaranchal University. It was established in the year 2018 with the aim to provide highest quality education and practical training to create globally competent professionals for the multibillion dollar industries of print, electronic, digital, and internet mass communication.
The college is set up in the eco friendly surroundings with state-of-the-art infrastructure and all the modern amenities to impart a holistic learning to the students with right blend of exposure to the best practices of this industry.
Uttaranchal College of Hotel Management (UCHM) – Established in 2018
Uttaranchal College of Hotel Management is a visionary initiative and the latest venture of Uttaranchal University. It was established in the year 2018 with the sole purpose of preparing the youth of India through imparting specialized knowledge and the best training to be able to tap the immense growth potential of this sunrise sector and build their careers.
The college is set up in the eco friendly surroundings of Dehradun (Uttarakhand) with state-of-the-art infrastructure and all modern amenities to give a holistic learning to the students with right blend of exposure to the best practices of this industry.