Manav Rachna International University

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Manav Rachna International University
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Established 1997
Type Private
Chancellor O.P BHALLA
Students 20,000
Undergraduates 4000 per year
Postgraduates 2,000 per year
Location Faridabad, India
28°26′59″N 77°17′06″E / 28.449638°N 77.285106°E / 28.449638; 77.285106Coordinates: 28°26′59″N 77°17′06″E / 28.449638°N 77.285106°E / 28.449638; 77.285106
Campus Sub Urban, 60 acres
Former names Career institute of Technology and Management (1997-2008), Faridabad Institute of Technology (2000-2008)
Affiliations NAAC, UGC
Website mriu.edu.in

Manav Rachna International University is a co-educational private university from the state of Haryana, India. The university has campus in Faridabad, near Delhi. Previously functioning under Maharishi Dayanand University as Career Institute of Technology and Management (estd. 1997), the institute gained deemed status in 2008-09, and was renamed MR International University. In 2008, The deemed university attained the status of a full-fledged university, under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956. Faridabad Institute of Technology (A Private Institute estd. 2000), a part of Manav Rachna Educational Institutions was also merged into Manav Rachna International University.

Campus[edit]

Faridabad Campus[edit]

The university has 6 sections, named as A to R blocks, spread over 60 acres (0.24 km2), including few under construction. The University have a Auditorium (700-seat capacity), MBA block, MBA library along with a Central Library with Internet facility and a Cafeteria. There are about four hostels, two for boys and two for girls and a separate hostel for international students. Work is going on in the construction of a University Building of 4 floors in which already the Central Library has been opened. Work is being done towards the completion by the end of 2012. A Multipurpose Indoor Stadium with facilities such as shooting, billiards, snooker, squash and badminton has been developed and it was inaugurated by Shri Abhinav Bindra in 2010 when MRIU offered admission in MBA international to him. The University also features courts and fields for Basketball, Cricket and Volleyball among others.[1]

Sonipat Campus[edit]

This campus is located in the Rajiv Gandhi Education City, Sonipat and is under construction, first batch will commence the admissions from 2015.

Courses / programs offered[edit]

Faculty of Applied Sciences[edit]

  • School of Dentistry
  • Department of Physiotherapy
  • Department of Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Department of Hotel Management

Faculty of Media Studies[edit]

  • Department of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Department of Media Management

Faculty of International Programmes[edit]

  • B.Sc. Interior Design
  • B.Sc. Animation Film Design
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Global)- International Business
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Global)
  • Bachelor of Science – Information Technology

Faculty of Business Administration and Computer Application[edit]

  • Bachelor in Computer Application
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – Computer Aided Management
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) – General
  • Master in Computer Application[2][3]

Central and departmental libraries[edit]

  • Extensive collection of academic volumes and titles
  • Popular periodicals
  • National and international journals
  • Supplementary digital resources (CD-ROMs and audio cassette equivalent)

Admissions[edit]

B.Tech[edit]

Students seeking admissions to B.Tech courses appear for the AIEEE exam conducted by the CBSE every year in April. Students who qualify this exam exercise their choices at the counselling conducted by MRIU in June–July. With more than a thousand seats available, candidates can expect to be admitted to the institute with some ease. Admission into the first year of the B.Tech program can only be obtained through this route. Students who have a three year diploma from a recognised polytechnic in the state can directly get admission to the second year of the B.Tech program through the MR-NAT Exam. MR-NAT is an online exam organised by the MRIU, usually held in June. Only a limited number of seats are filled through this route.

M.Tech[edit]

Admission to this program will be on the basis of performance in the GATE Entrance Test. Candidate with valid GATE score can apply and will be considered for admission. Merit list will be prepared and candidates will be called for counseling.

M.C.A[edit]

Admission to this program will be on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination and entrance test OLET-MCA conducted by HSCS. Candidates, on the basis of the merit list, will be called for counseling at MRIU for final Admission.

MBA[edit]

Students seeking admission to the three year MBA course are required to have minimum 50% marks in Bachelor’s or postgraduate Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or an examination recognized as equivalent thereto and have to appear for admission test 'MAT' conducted by AIMA.

Admission to all other courses is based on the performance in qualifying examination. All these admissions are generally held in month of June and July.[4]

Education[edit]

MRIU is known for its programs in Science (Engineering) and Management. The programs are rated among top education programs in the country.

Apart from regular faculty, students are given access to foreign faculty from top universities like Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Algonquin College, University of Central Lancashire and Auckland Institute of Technology. Over the next three years, MRIU plans to increase the Indian faculty to international visiting faculty ratio to 70:30 to promote international education, enhance the quality of research and build exposure to different cultures and international trends.

Examination system[edit]

Each academic year is divided into two semesters. Each semester has two internal exams (sessional exams) and one final exam (semester exam) for all theory subjects. For laboratory courses there is one internal exam followed by the final semester exam. Most of the exams are theoretical like most other engineering colleges in India.

Training and Placement[edit]

The Training and Placement department helps MRIU graduates get jobs. MRIU was accredited by Tata Consultancy Services in 2007. MRIU graduates have gone on to work in several large corporations, including Microsoft, Accenture, Infosys Technologies, Mahindra Satyam, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, NIIT Technologies, Nokia Siemens and Dell.[5]

Manav Rachna International University as an initiative to prepare students for industry organizes various workshops, conferences and other technical and managerial events. As a part of this initiative, a workshop on Automotive Engineering & Latest Technologies is being organised in the campus on 23 & 24 Nov'2013 in association with ParaMek Technologies where students will be given practical exposure by de-assembly of a real Engine and stripping of car components.

University status[edit]

The university is approved by the University Grants Commission and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It's a Deemed university.

Research Activities[edit]

MRIU has undertaken a large number of research projects, and the University encourages faculty members to publish articles in various journals. It also holds various conferences and symposiums from time to time to enable the faculty members and students to showcase their intellectual acumen and knowledge.

MRIU faculty on rolls as of 2011, in the preceding 5 years, published 187 research papers in international journals, 103 research papers in national journals, 102 research papers in international conferences and 251 papers in national conferences, total being 643 research publications. The number of research paper publications in affiliation to MRIU starting from 1.1.2009 to date comes out to be 104 in international journals, 57 in national journals, 53 in international conferences and 162 in national conferences. In addition, faculty of the university has published 26 books in 2009, 2010 and 2011 only. The number of patents filed after conferment of deemed to be university status are 14 out of which 5 have been granted.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://mriu.edu.in/about-us/campus-life/
  2. ^ http://mriu.edu.in/about-us/about-mrei/
  3. ^ http://mriu.edu.in/courses-offered/
  4. ^ http://mriu.edu.in/admissions/admission-procedure/
  5. ^ http://crc.mriu.edu.in/

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