Uttaranchal University is an educational oasis located in the pristine Doon Valley. The 70 acre University campus provides all the amenities of an urban campus. It is meticulously planned in spectacular surroundings, amidst sylvan beauty at the foothills of the Himalayas. The University is appreciated for its beautiful architecture and spacious campus. It has also been adjudged as the best infrastructure and awarded 2013 Best infrastructure award. The University is strategically located on NH-72 at Arcadia Grant, Prem Nagar, P.O. Chandanwari, Dehradun. The approximate distance from the nearest Railway Station and the ISBT are 8km and 10km respectively. University campus consists of a series of imposing buildings, such as the academic block, laboratories, computer centre, central library, Moot Court, auditorium, guest house, shopping arcade, series of hostel buildings, the sprawling artistically landscaped lawns with rare flora. The infrastructure aids in providing the host of inputs for education and extracurricular activities. We have built state-of-the-art workshop, staff rooms, seminar halls and guest rooms.
The learning environment in the University is student centered and highly collaborative, where students have hands-on interactive learning. We believe in active interaction between the students and their faculty. The pedagogical methods and class-room techniques are designed to disseminate knowledge in the most effective manner. Our mission is clearly defined to be the premier university making quality education and research available to the youth. This mission is supported by comprehensive strategic plan. Increasingly we are judging our performance in the contest of achievable but challenging benchmarks, thinking more globally we are about to embark upon establishing international relationships and making the university an exciting academic place to be in. Committed to advancement and dissemination of knowledge understanding and wisdom. The design of learning environments at the University has been developed by multi-disciplinary team, which include planners, management and senior faculty members. The hallmark of our learning environment is:
- Interactive learning
- Comfortable seating with larger work surfaces
- Wi-Fi campus, link to the internet from every learning room
- Access to print and electronic material.
At Uttaranchal University a large percentage of students from different parts of the country live in on-campus hostels with attached Mess. We have built separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. There is provision for single room, double room, three bed and four bed room. Each room is furnished with bed/beds, mattress, study table, chair, cupboard and curtaians. There are spacious lawns within the hostel campus for the students to play different games or to take walk or recreate themselves. 24X7 electricity , Internet connectivity through Wi-Fi, security and state-of-the-art plumbing. Great care is taken to maintain hygienic conditions and cleanliness. Hostels are spruced up with all the basic amenities and provide a pollution free environment to all incumbents. Hostel common rooms are fully equipped with HD TV network, Indoor games, news papers and laundry staff. There is a separate group of hostel maintenance staff under the active supervisions of the chief warden. They take care of cleanliness, tending to lawns and any malfunctioning of sanitary system or electrical gadgets. Every effort is made to provide home comforts. Hostel offers many exciting experiences both in the terms of games and entertainment.
On-campus hostel facilities:
- Laundry Services
- First-Aid facility
- 24-hrs Ambulance Service
- Wi-Fi campus with internet connectivity
- Access to library resources during and after study hours
- ATM facility on-campus
- Cafeteria and Restaurant
- Multi-cuisine food court
|Facility availed||Fee per annum|
|For single seated room||Rs. 86,000/-|
|For double seated room||Rs. 81,000/-|
|For three seated room||Rs. 76,000/-|
|For four seated room||Rs. 71,000/-|
|Hostel Security (refundable after course completion)||Rs. 2,000/- (one time only and not per annum)|
A great care is taken to create a home like atmosphere by providing nutritious meals cooked in utmost hygienic way in the modern cooking ware. The mess staff takes special care to plan out a weekly menu that satisfies the vegetarian and the non-vegetarian taste. There are separate mess for boys and girls. The mess has a capacity to accommodate two hundred students at a time. It primarily caters to the hostellers’ but the day scholars and staff can also have their meals at nominal price.
To provide immediate medical attention to the ailing students. University has tie-ups with the best hospitals district. We have an ambulance van to reach the sick students to hospitals. First aid services are available in the University campus itself.
Medical Care and Insurance
The students are covered by comprehensive Medical Insurance to meet any untoward exigencies. The students covered under insurance are entitled to the following facilities:
- Every student is insured for medical claim(hospitalization) for Rs. 50,000/-and medical claim(daycare) for Rs.10,000/- subject to the terms and the conditions of the policy.
- The hospitalization claims of students within the scope of policy coverage are reimbursed. Reimbursement facility is also available if the treatment is taken in non empanelled hospitals.
- Insurance cover operates 24 hours even out of the campus and at all places in India.
- Nominated parents of students are covered against personal accident insurance of Rs. 1,50,000/-(as per policy terms). To give umbrella security to students against the exigencies of accidental death and permanent disability, to his parents, the amount is released to the student concerned to defray expenses to complete the course of study with the University.
The University has also set up an open air joint ‘Nescafe’ which provides the delicious muffins, sandwiches, different flavors of coffee, soft drinks and the piping hot snacks. No-effort is spared to offer the best of the food.
Located in the beautifully designed, open air structure, it is the favourite haunt of the students during their spare time. It offers variety of food at reasonable price, both on weekdays and weekends. Meals, snacks and soft drinks are available in the University kitchen serving hygienically cooked food. The restaurant serves assortment of eatables that ranges from continental, oriental to South Indian as well as North Indian dishes. The catering manager activity supervises all kitchen operations supported by a dietician.
University has 24 hours fresh running water supply through aqua fresh. A storage tank is also provided should the supply cease due to unforeseen circumstances. Clean drinking water is available all across the campus and the hostel. Water coolers are installed at all convenient locations.
The University provides transport facility to its day scholars on nominal charges through its self owned luxurious buses. The buses ply on different routes of the city to pick and drop the students from various areas. The students are spared the difficulty of commuting to the University by public transport. This also contributes to inculcating an element of punctuality among the students. There are separate buses plying for the staff.
The University maintains its accounts with the leading nationalized bank. The bank has also installed ATM facility for the students on the campus. There are also branches of Punjab National and State Bank of India about a few minutes walk from the campus.