Shomal University

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Shomal University Of Amol(SUA)
دانشگاه شمال
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Shomal University Of Amol (SUA) coat of arms
Latin: Shomal University Of Amol
Motto
Established 1995
President Professor AbbasAli Rostami
Vice-president LotfAli Yazdani
Academic staff
525
Administrative staff
260
Students 7,645
Undergraduates 4,992
Postgraduates 2,657
Location Amol, Iran
Campus Urban
Website Shomal.ac.ir

History[edit]

Shomal University,was founded in 1995 and is the biggest private university in Iran, fully accredited by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology. The university has striven and continues to strive to provide a superior educational environment for its students and to train them to be industrious, well-educated and intelligent students that prioritize scientific edification in their whole lives. Such students can contribute to the scientific, economic, cultural, political and social development of their motherland and the future needs of society. At present the university caters to over 7000 students in 30 different fields of study at under-graduate, graduate and doctorate degrees.

Shomal University at a Glance[edit]

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Shomal university
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Shomal university

Shomal University was founded in 1995 and is the biggest non-governmental university in Iran, fully accredited by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology. Through the National University Entrance Exam conducted by the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology, 124 students were accepted to attend under graduate courses in the two fields of Accountancy and Computer Engineering from the academic year 1995-1996. The university has striven and continues to strive to provide a superior educational environment for our students and to train them to be industrious, well-educated and intelligent students that prioritize scientific edification in their whole lives. Such students can contribute to the scientific, economic, cultural, political and social development of their motherland and the future needs of society. At present the university caters to over 7500 students in 35 different courses at under-graduate and graduate levels. Approximately 300 teaching staff are committed to providing an enhanced and innovative education. The original university was located in the city of Amol. In 1997 the university moved to a larger building as the number of students and courses increased. During the first academic year the educational activities were conducted in the building located at 17 Shahrivar Square . Then, with the advancement of educational activities in 1998, the classes were transferred again to Ma'arfat educational complex building, situated at 26, Talib Amoli Street, Amol. At Imamzadeh Abdullah Junction (5 kilometers out of Amol), in 2000, the master plan for the Pardis university campus was designed, and on forested, hilly terrain (76000 sq m) overlooking the Haraz River and back grounded by the Alborz mountain range, construction work started in full swing. In 2002 construction for a guest house, main office building and Physical Education complex building were completed and commissioned for official use. In 2003 a further two major constructions were added providing more classes, workshops and laboratory space. In 2005 construction began on a new, modern Communications and Information Technology building. It has been designed with full consideration to today's needs in advancing technology and is fully equipped with the most up-to-date computer hardware and machinery. With the increase each year in the number of courses held at the university so the number of students' increases and as the need arises new buildings and constructions will be added. SUA is a progressive institution having great ties with the national industry. Their expectations are that our students be taught current and prospective courses throughout the academic sessions with high standard of education by excellent and outstanding professors and academic staff. The campus atmosphere, as expressed repeatedly by newly arriving students, is always attractive with a most excellent educational environment. It is observed, whether in class or conducting lab research, the academic staff is always available for extra help and guidance to the students. The locale of the campus gives a calm, quiet and peaceful educational atmosphere. SUA is a co-educational institution and is highly praised for its high disciplinary status in the country. At present 7500 students are enrolled in different fields. 45% are female students and 55% are male students.

Registration[edit]

Shomal University is under the Higher Education system of the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology, and every year registration and admission of the students in all fields is through acceptance in the National University Entrance examination. Teachers are evaluated every term using the same method as other universities in the country. The University also considers special concessions to students who have top grades in university entrance exams, Olympic award holders in any field, award winners of student scientific competitions, sports etc. ... Also, according to ministry notification 10% of the top graduates of the university will be accepted to graduate or under graduate courses with out undertaking the National University Entrance exam.

Faculties & Department[edit]

Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science[edit]

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Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Science Of Shomal University

Physical Education and training for the human body along with the other engineering fields is of great importance in creating a perfect society, and in reducing other dangerous social Hazards. The faculty is fully equipped with all the required physical training equipment and provides all sports facilities to the students. Through Ministry of Science, Research and Technology's permission the faculty is authorized to conduct graduate courses in Physical Education and Sport Science Management.

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Technology department of Shomal University Of Shomal University

Faculty of Engineering and Technology[edit]

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Shomal University Faculty of Engineering and Technology

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology was one of the first faculties of Shomal University, Amol (SUA) and conducts courses (undergraduate and graduate) in all engineering fields. In 1996 the faculty started with only undergraduate Computer Engineering and acceptance to this was on condition of passing the National University Entrance Exam conducted by the Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Further courses are now offered in the fields of Civil Engineering, Communications, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Architecture. As demand requires, new courses are constantly being offered and each year registration is being increased.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Science[edit]

The students are admitted to this faculty and other affiliated faculties through entrance exam conducted by Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. The affiliated faculties are:

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Amard Building[edit]

This is the office building of Shomal University that known as "Pardise Daneshgahi Shomal"

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Amard Shomal University

TOEFL Testing[edit]

Shomal university also provides the internet based TOEFL exams(IBT). Exam dates in 2013 are as follows: July 21, 2013

August 17, 2013

August 25, 2013

September 1, 2013

October 12, 2013

October 20, 2013

October 27, 2013

November 9, 2013

November 17, 2013

December 15, 2013

December 21, 2013

Electronic Campus (E-Campus)[edit]

SUA is fully equipped with the latest electronic equipment and computer facilities, and mechanized system of computerized general service. Students issued with the Smartcard can use all universities facilities - digital and internet

Some of these are:
* Computerized Educational Services. Students' registration system
* Electronic learning ( Web page  text learning)
* Digital library
* Management Information System (MIS) and automation of administration.
* All students' services (welfare, educational ...)
* Connection with high speed internet service.)
* Direct  internet  connection with SUA for the students staying in the city)

Central Library[edit]

The authorities of shomal university have endeavored to make all possible efforts for improved accessibility to students and teaching staff to the scientific material of the library and documentation center including publications, electronic books (E-books), and other required software. The DCL (Digital Central Library) is equipped with:

   -        Special spacious rooms with peaceful atmosphere.
        -        Separate well equipped modern study halls for students.
        -        Easy access to e books.
        -        Special computers for studying CDs of educational texts.
        -        A pleasant and appropriate atmosphere for research and study.

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