ITM University, Gurgaon, Haryana

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ITM University, Gurgaon

प्रौद्योगिकी और प्रबंधन संस्थान विश्वविद्यालय

Heritage Building with garden in full Bloom
Motto Independent Innovative Inspiring
Established 1996
Type Private
Chancellor Mr. varun bansal
Vice-Chancellor Pro-Chancellor, Prof. Prem Vrat, FNAE, FNASc.,FWAPS, FISTE, FIIIE
Vice-Chancellor Prof. varun khanna
Academic staff 150
Undergraduates 3500
Postgraduates 500
Doctoral students 105
Location Sector 23-A, Gurgaon, Haryana, India
28°30′15″N 77°02′57″E / 28.504299°N 77.04904°E / 28.504299; 77.04904Coordinates: 28°30′15″N 77°02′57″E / 28.504299°N 77.04904°E / 28.504299; 77.04904
Campus Partially residential
Former names Institute of Technology and Management (1996-2009)
Nickname ITM Gurgaon, ITMU
Affiliations UGC, BCI
Website www.itmindia.edu
Institute of Technology and Management, Gurgaon (crest).jpg

ITM University (formerly Institute of Technology and Management) is an autonomous university situated in Sector 23-A, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. It was founded in 1996 by Educate India Society, registered under the Registration of Societies Act of 1860 as an Engineering Institute, to provide education in Technical and Management. Formerly it was under Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak.[1]

The Institute gained the status of private university in the Academic Year 2009-10, and was renamed ITM University under section 2(f) of the UGC Act 1956 and PRIVATE UNIVERSITIES ACT NO 25 OF 2009, Government of Haryana.

New Building
Side View of New Building
View from outside the University

The Campus[edit]

The University is located in Sector 23-A, Gurgaon, Haryana, which is about 5 km from Indira Gandhi International Airport.

The campus is spread over an area of 10 acres of land in urban area. Besides spacious classrooms and Seminar Halls, the University has well equipped laboratories and workshops with the latest equipment and machinery for imparting practical training to its students.

The University is equipped with a fully air-conditioned Library and Information Resource Centre (LIRC) with a comprehensive collection of more than 60,000 volumes in all areas of Engineering, Law and Management and over 50,000 eBooks. The LIRC also subscribes to over 100 print journals from reputable publishers. The LIRC has fully computerized its services with the Libsys Software.

Heritage Building with garden in full Bloom

The existing infrastructure has been further enhanced in January 2014 by the addition of an ultra-modern academic block, which has enhanced the growth potential of the University. With a double basement parking, state of the art classrooms, over 460-seater auditorium, seminar rooms and tutorial rooms the five storied building has enhanced the intake capacity of the University .

The University has a fully air-conditioned academic infrastructure with round the clock power backup. Besides the classrooms, tutorial rooms, faculty cabins, seminar hall, conference rooms and a media room, we have 74 well equipped labs and workshops, where you can not only carry out practical training, but also indulge in extensive research. The spacious hi-tech classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art multi-media teaching aids. A computer centre, with more than 1000 high-end computers and a Virtual Lab has been established. ITMU has a 60 MBPS dedicated leased line, a fully loaded Wi-Fi campus, digital and multimedia library, networked computer labs and hostels.

Schools[edit]

The University has four schools [2]namely, School of Engineering & Technology, School of Management, School of Law, School of Professional Attachment, and a Centre for Languages Learning offering UGC approved courses at UG, PG and PhD level.

School of Engineering and Technology[edit]

Prof Ravindra Ojha, is the Director of The School of Engineering and Technology. The School has five academic departments viz.,

  • Department of Electrical, Electronics and Communication Engineering. Head of Department - Prof. Swaran Ahuja
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Head of Department - Prof. S Krishnamoorthi
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering and Information Technology. Head of Department - Dr Latika Singh
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering. Head of Department - Dr Pramod Bhatia
  • Department of Applied Sciences. Head of Department - Prof. AK Yadav

School of Management[edit]

The Director School of Management is Prof. Prem Vrat and the Head of Department is Prof. AK Vij. Besides running MBA (2 years) and MBA Part Time (3 Years), the school is also running three Undergraduate Courses viz., BBA, B Com (Hons) and BSc Economics (Hons).

School of Law[edit]

The Director of School of Law is Prof Sanoj Rajan. The school is running a 5-year integrated B.B.A-LL.B. (Honours) Degree Programme, which integrates the study of law with management. They are also running a LLM (1 Years) Programme.

School of Professional Attachment[edit]

School of Professional Attachment, headed by Mr BK Gupta, besides organising internships and campus placements, also conducts short value added programmes for students of all school to get them industry ready.

Centre for Languages Learning[edit]

The Centre for Languages learning, headed by Ms Shrutimita Mehta, conducts Certification courses in English as well as foreign language courses. Courses on French language are running successfully and German will commence soon.

Courses Available[edit]

Following are the courses offered by the University:

School of Engineering and Technology
  • M.Tech.[3] This programme is available in following disciplines:
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Software Engineering
    • Electronics and Communication Engineering
    • VLSI Design
    • Embedded Systems
    • Optical & Electronic Communication Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
      • *3 Years Part Time courses in all branches are also available.
  • B.Tech.[4] This programme is available in following disciplines:
    • Computer Science and Engineering
    • Electronics and Communication Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Civil Engineering
    • Electrical Engineering
  • PhD Programme in all Branches
Applied Sciences
  • BSc Mathematics (Hons)[5]
  • MSc Mathematics [6]
  • PhD
School of Management
  • MBA (2 Years)[7]
  • MBA Part Time (3 years)[8]
    • After 1 Year Certificate in HR/Finance/Marketing/General management
    • After 2 Years Post Graduate Diploma in Management
    • After 3 Years MBA
  • BBA [9]
  • BCom (Hons)[10]
  • BSc Economics (Hons)[11]
  • PhD
School of Law
  • BBA-LLB (Hons.)[12]
  • Master of Laws (LLM)[13]
  • PhD

Sports facilities[edit]

ITM University provides sporting opportunities in following areas: Cricket, Football, Basketball, Volley Ball, Badminton, Tennis and Table Tennis. An athletics track as well as a multipurpose sports arena(still to be constructed) with flood lights to facilitate night time play is available. Facilities for other indoor games such as Chess and Carrom are also available.

Student activities[edit]

Several clubs and societies like Lumiere – the photography club, Abhimanch – the dramatics club, Encore – the music club, Corpova – the club for Economics and Management students, Mathemactive, Samwad- literary club, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the Computer Society of India, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the Electronics Society, the Society in Pursuit of Advances in Civil Engineering (SPACE), the Robotics Society, Crossroads, to name a few, conduct events throughout the year.

The bi-annual journal VectorTech serves as the principal source of campus news. In addition, a monthly newsletter provides students with the platform for presenting a spectrum of opinion.

The University hosts a variety of lectures, films, musical and cultural events and other special programmes on a regular basis.

The University Recreational Club organises adventure trips every year. All trips are designed to educate the student participants and surrounding communities of the thrills of adventure and outdoor recreation while promoting the ethical use of environmental resources.


Research[edit]

To foster learning discovery and research, the University places great emphasis on sponsored and academic research. Faculty of the university have been awarded a variety of research projects by the Department of Science & Technology, Defence Research and Development Organization, All India Council of Technical Education, University Grants Commission and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt. of India and from other leading private organizations. Research awards are given to faculty of the University for publishing research papers in international journals and conferences and for authoring and publishing of textbooks. Faculty is regularly sponsored for conferences and seminars to keep abreast with the latest technologies. Departments also publish their internal journals like Voyager - The Journal of Computer Science & Information Technology, Vani - Journal of Department of Applied Science and Humanities, Livewire - Journal of Department of EECE and Impulse - Journal of Department of Mechanical Engineering are regularly published.


Ranking & Awards 2014[edit]

Outlook Engineering Colleges Handbook Jun 2014[14]
  • Composite Ranking 47 All India
TOI - Times Engineering Institutes Survey Jun 2014
  • Ranked 59 All India
  • Ranked 23 Private Engineering Institute in India
India Today – India’s Best Colleges Survey 2014[15]
  • Ranked in Top 10 Emerging Engineering Colleges
Competition Success Review (CSR)-GHRDC Survey - Jun 2014
  • Ranked 1 Engineering University/Institute In Haryana
  • Ranked 9 Emerging Engineering Colleges of Super Excellence in India
  • Ranked 10 out of 116 Private Engineering Colleges in India
Business & Management Chronicle Private Professional Colleges Survey Mar 2014
  • No 1 Institute for Management in Delhi /NCR
  • No 1 Institute for Engineering in Delhi /NCR
eGov.engineeringwatch.in [16]
  • Achieved highest Level 7 in E-Gov Report 2013-14.
First University of Haryana to get ASIC Accreditation
NBA Accreditation for Undergraduate Engineering courses


Recognitions, Partnerships & International Linkages[edit]

Besides obtaining recognition by accrediting societies and statutory associations, the University has been collaborating to share knowledge and resources with other universities and academic communities throughout the world.

ITB Ireland 

The University has an effective MoU in place with ITB Ireland and is collaborating significantly in the mobility of students and faculty. The first students exchange started in September 2011 for semester abroad programme, continues and the feedback received from the students, on the institution and the exposure is indeed very positive. Various collaborative schemes for UG and PG students have accordingly been rolled out. Both institutions signed an ongoing MoU for further 3 years in a ceremony organized in the august presence of Mr. Ciaran Cannon T.D, Ireland's Minister for Education and Skills and the Ambassador of Ireland in India.

Michigan University

The visit of the University faculty to Michigan University, marked the beginning of its relations with Michigan Technological University. This was followed by an initiative by both the Universities to collaborate in organizing an international workshop funded by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum to further the exchange of research development knowledge in the critical area of climatic change and impact on water resources globally. An international conference was held at ITM University in March 2012. Both the universities further agreed to establish a joint research centre, both at ITM University and Michigan University, to make inroads into the area of water resources. Michigan University has proposed academic mobility of ITMU’s UG and PG-level students of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, to be followed by the Department of CSE & IT. The relations between the two universities are expected to bring substantial value to the students and faculty and boost our research capabilities.

University of Warwick 

A visit by Professor Neil Storey, Director International Recruitment, School of Engineering, University of Warwick, UK, initiated the cooperation between the two universities. Taking the deliberations forward, an agreement was signed on 1 September 2012 for a period of three years. The collaboration focuses on the academic mobility of students, joint guidance for PhD students, and research cooperation between the two universities. Our University showed interest in research in the area of Fluid Dynamics, Sustainable Energy Engineering Design, Structures and Materials and Systems, Measurements and Modelling. The collaboration on student and faculty mobility for study abroad and research projects is to commence from academic year 2014. A number of schemes have been jointly worked out for one or two years’ study abroad. Fees and other expenses have been specified and uploaded on the website for the students to exercise their choice.

University of Chester 

An MoU with the University of Chester, UK, was signed on 10 January 2012, following the visit of Professor Phillip Harris, Executive Dean (Faculty of Business Enterprise and Lifelong Learning). The Chester Business School has over 1500 students with campuses at Chester and Warrington, and has a good reputation at undergraduate and postgraduate-level courses. It is a university which squarely meets the requirement for students' academic mobility and research cooperation. Taking it forward, the School of Management has worked out schemes of a semester or year abroad in UG and PG studies. The course structures of both the universities have been mapped, and areas of students' mobility identified. The schemes have been put into the domain knowledge of the students.

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (India)

A MoU was signed with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (India) branch of CIArb, UK, a non-profit organization which focuses exclusively on creating awareness on arbitration as an effective means to settle disputes, and runs programmes and courses on arbitration in India. Students from the School of Law would benefit a great deal by this tie-up. While doing their BBA-LLB (Hons) course, they would be in a position to add to their professional graph in one of the most sought-after futuristic areas, the field of arbitration.

n+i

A delegation of French engineering institutes visited the University on 6 December 2012 and on 15 March 2013, and signed an MoU on long-term academic and research cooperation as well as student exchange programmes, specifically at the post-graduation level. The n+i engineering network, which is a consortium of over 70 French Grandes Ecoles (elite engineering institutes), is the largest network in France. A MoU was signed in February 2013 to the mutual benefit of both.

ISEP

ITM University is a direct members of ISEP, under which the students can be sent for a semester or year abroad to over 54 ISEP universities in 30 countries at affordable costs to the students. The host universities would transfer credits after students complete all requirements. Students who have cleared their first two semesters at ITM University are entitled to apply.

Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City, University of Economic and Law (UEL)

A MoU was signed with University of Economics and Law (UEL), a member university of Vietnam National University of Ho Chi Minh City. The MoU is aimed towards collaboration on various areas of cooperation between the two Schools of Law, including short courses, exchange of students and teachers, joint journal publications and cooperation in research and publications.

Pukyong National University (PKNU), a Govt. University in South Korea

The University has entered into an academic tie up with PKNU for exchange of faculty members, research scholars, PG students and scientists. ITMU is the only University in India with which PKNU has signed a MoU.

The Hogeschool van Amsterdan (HvA), University of Applied Sciences

HvA the largest inner-city institute for higher professional education in the Netherlands, is an international partner.

University of Western Australia

A delegation led by Professor Hema Sharda, Director, South Asia Relations, University of Western Australia, visited the University on 24 December 2012 and 18 January 2013 for forging academic ties between the two universities. The University of Western Australia is ranked amongst the top 100 global universities of the world and has high academic and research credentials, with international students from 80 countries. The delegation presented an opportunity to the students in Engineering and Management for PG and PhD programmes. The UWA also assured admissions with scholarships to deserving faculty for their PhD programmes. The University plans to further intensify their interaction, exploring the possibility of a long-term MoU with the UWA.

American Society of Quality (ASQ) India Ltd

A students' chapter was established with The American Society of Quality (ASQ) India Ltd to provide a certificate programmes for students. A Management Development Programme (MDP) for the executives, to certify trainers and develop PG Diploma programmes in 'Total Quality Management' (TQM) has been started. The scope has been further enhanced, as the student led society has been outperforming by participating and organizing ASQ international events in the University. ITMU is the first university in India to be selected by ASQ to sign an MOU and form a Students' Chapter.

Association of Commonwealth Universities

ITMU is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities and is actively participating in all its affairs. The University recently won the prize in the Social Outreach category in a competition held in the UK. It also bagged an Honourable Mention prize for its 2012 Annual Report.

Association of Indian Universities (AIU)

The University is now a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). This will enable the University to refer to AIU for any educational guidance to help improve standards of instruction, examination, research, textbooks, scholarly publications, participation in youth festivals or sports activities, publishing bibliographies of doctoral theses, and other such programmes as may contribute to the growth and propagation of knowledge.

National Board of Accreditation (NBA)

The University has been granted accreditation for four BTech programmes, namely Electronics & Communication Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering till 2015.

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd

An MoU for academic collaboration with Power Grid Corporation of India, Gurgaon, a Navratna Public Sector Enterprise and one of the largest transmission lines utilities in the world has been signed in December 2013. The collaboration will benefit students of ITMU for internship, management development, research and training programmes. The University will organise, will organize executive education programmes, conduct and document case studies, organizational and development training programmes for Power Grid. It will also collaborate with Power Grid in consultancy assignments in India and abroad. The relations between the two are expected to bring substantial value to both parties.

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