Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University
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|Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University|
|Location||Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh, India|
Veer Bahadur Singh Purvanchal University (Hindi: वीर बहादुर सिंह पूर्वांचल युनिवेर्सिटी ), formerly Purvanchal University, is in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh. It is one of the educational hubs of eastern Uttar Pradesh, established in 1987 as a residential-cum-affiliating university. It is named after Shri Vir Bahadur Singh, the former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.
The university is engaged in research through MoU with foreign and local universities, organizations and institutions. Many of its departments are identified by UGC as Centres of Excellence.
Started with 69 affiliated colleges, the university has widened its spectrum of activities with 470+ affiliated graduate and post-graduate colleges and students enrollment of nearly 300,000 in 12 districts of Eastern Uttar Pradesh. The infrastructure development, achievement of academic excellence, quality assurance in the higher education and socio-economic development of this highly backward and rural region are the priority areas for the university.
A committee monitors research activity in the university. Over 60% of the faculty members have doctoral degrees and they are engaged in guiding research scholars. Faculty members are eligible to guide students after five years of teaching and publications in peer-reviewed journals.
The university is about 11 km from the historic city of Jaunpur on Jaunpur-Shahganj road which divides its 172.5 acres (0.698 km2) campus into two. Jaunpur is well connected by train, road and air with rest of the country. The nearest railway stations are Jaunpur Junction and Jaunpur City and the nearest airport is Babatpur Varanasi (40 km).
- Faculty of Engineering and Technology
- Faculty of Computer Applications
- Faculty of Management Studies
- Faculty of Commerce
- Faculty of Biotechnology
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Applied Social Sciences
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Arts
- Faculty of Agriculture
- Faculty of Micrbiology
- Faculty of Biochemistry
- Faculty of Environmental Science
- Faculty of Pharmacy
- "The Vice Chancellor". vbspu.ac.in. Retrieved 26 September 2011.
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Engineering courses starting from 1989