Integral University (Lucknow)

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Integral University
Integral University logo.jpg
Motto Inspiring Existence [1]

1998 (as Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow)

2004 (as Integral University, Lucknow)[2]
Type State Private university
Chancellor S. R. Azmi Nadvi[3]
Vice-Chancellor S. W. Akhtar
Location Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Admin Block Integral University

Integral University is a state private university in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, India, which was established as a university from Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow under Act Number 9 of 2004 by the Uttar Pradesh state government. It is approved under Sections 2(F), 22(1) & 12(B) of UGC Act, 1956. It has been declared eligible to receive Central Assistance under Section 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956 after a detailed & through inspection of the infrastructure, laboratories & qualifications & research works of the faculty members of the university. The Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow was established in 1998 by the then prime minister of India, Atal Bihari Vajpayee.


The project started with a school in small huts. The foundation stone was laid on 30 November 1993 by the scholar Maulana Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi, rector of Darul-uloom Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow. The school was then shifted to a main building which was inaugurated by the then governor of Uttar Pradesh Shri Moti Lal Vohra on 14 January 1996. An engineering college was simultaneously established by the Islamic Council for Productive Education (ICPE) in 1997, which started functioning from 1998 with two courses: Computer Science and Engineering, and Electronics Engineering. Later other courses like Architecture, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and MCA were added.

Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the then prime minister of India, laid the foundation stone of a residential complex on 30 June 1999. During his speech he expressed his hope that the Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow having the abbreviation IIT will maintain the same standard as the other IITs do. Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow then affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University made a promising start when the first batch of Computer Science and Engineering gave a 100% result and all secured first division, as was almost the case with the second group of Electronics Engineering wherein all but two students got first division.

Hon'ble Mulayam Singh Yadav, the then chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and Justice Syed Saghir Ahmad, judge (retired) Supreme Court of India were overwhelmed by the progress and other achievements in the field of education set up by Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow along with its highly impressive infrastructure. The Hon’ble Chief Minister, Shri Mulayam Singh Yadav declared that the Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow shall be elevated to a full-fledged university in no time. He granted Minority Status to the institute. Soon after this declaration, he got the bill passed in the Assembly on 26 February 2004 and issued Govt. Gazette Notification No. 389/ lkr - fo -1-1 (d)-9-2004 dated 27 February 2004 for the formation of Integral University, Lucknow.

Integral University, Lucknow is now a member of and listed by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Some of the dignitaries that have visited Integral University, Lucknow include the likes of Union Minister of Minority Affairs (2012–2014) and former Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Dr. K.Rahman Khan (INC) and Chief Minister of Sarawak Province, Malaysia, Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud. Integral University, Lucknow hosts eminent personalities from all walks of life and boasts of strong presence of visiting faculty from some of the most well-known universities across the globe.


Integral University, Lucknow has nine faculties and four polytechnics. Polytechnics are at remote campuses in Shahjahanpur, Sultanpur and Allahabad.

Faculty of Applied Science
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of English
  • Department of Environmental Sciences
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Bio-science
Faculty of Architecture and Fine Arts
  • Department of Architecture
  • Department of Fine Arts
Faculty of Computer Application
  • Department of Computer Application
Faculty of Education
  • Department of Education
Faculty of Engineering
  • Department Bioengineering
  • Department of Civil Engineering
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering
  • Department of Electrical Engineering
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering
Faculty of Management and Research
  • Department of Business Management
Faculty of Library Science
  • Department of Library Science
Institute of Medical Sciences & Research
  • Department of Anatomy
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • Department of Biochemistry
  • Department of Community Medicine
  • Department of Dentistry
  • Department of E.N.T.
  • Department of Forensic Medicine
  • Department of General Medicine
  • Department of General Surgery
  • Department of Microbiology
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Orthopedics
  • Department of Pathology
  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Pharmacology
  • Department of Physiology
  • Department of Physiotherapy
  • Department of Radio Diagnosis
Faculty Of Pharmacy
  • Department of Pharmacy
University Polytechnic
University Polytechnic (Shahjahanpur campus)
University Polytechnic (Sultanpur campus)
University Polytechnic (Allahabad campus)


The university is divided in blocks: Administrative block, Academic blocks 1, 2, 3, Civil Block, Medical and Hospital Block, Library Block and Architecture block. Besides this, the university has four boys hostels (1, 2, 3, 4), three girls hostels and Resident Hostel for Doctors and Nurses. A Punjab National Bank branch is opened in the university. The university has seven computer centers and labs. There is a Mechanical workshop, with traditional and modern machines and latest tools and instruments.

Student life[edit]

The university hosts several annual events.

  • FIESTA is the annual technical and cultural festival. Events in FIESTA display a fusion of technical events, like paper presentation and model exhibition, and fun events, like face painting and collage making.[4]
  • AGHAAZ is the annual sports meet, hosting more than 50 universities and colleges. Events include athletics, ball games such as cricket and football, power lifting, LAN gaming and more.[5]
  • Spectrum is the annual festival of Civil Engineering Department. Events include paper and poster presentation, debate competition, quiz events and more.[6]

Integral University Student Activity Center (IUSAC)[edit]

IU SAC consists of the Science & Technology Society, Literary & Quizzing Society, Design and Arts Society, Sports Society, Music Society, Dramatic Society, Entrepreneurship Cell, IT Cell and Robotics Society.


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  4. ^ "Fiesta-2009". Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  5. ^ "AGHAAZ". Retrieved 4 April 2012. 
  6. ^ "SPECTRUM '12". 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2012. 

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Coordinates: 26°57′31″N 80°59′53″E / 26.9585°N 80.9981°E / 26.9585; 80.9981