YMCA University of Science and Technology
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|YMCA University of Science and Technology|
YMCA University campus
|Vice-Chancellor||K. S. Yadav|
|Location||Faridabad, Haryana, India|
YMCA University of Science and Technology (YMCA UST), formerly YMCA Institute of Engineering (YMCA IE), is a state university located in Faridabad, in the state of Haryana, India. It was established in 1969.
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YMCA UST was established in 1969 as an indo-German project, a joint venture of the National Council of YMCA India, the Government of Haryana and the Central Agencies for Development Aid, Bonn, Germany. In December 2009 it was awarded the status of State university by the state government, thus making it an autonomous institution. At present the institute is considered one of the best in the region along with NIT Kurukshetra, NSIT Delhi, Delhi College of Engineering and IIT Delhi .
The campus of the YMCA University of Science and Technology is located in the sprawling Faridabad-Ballabgarh Industrial complex, on NH-2 about 30miles from the capital Delhi. The lush green campus incorporates branches of the Indian Overseas Bank, Indian Post and various other medical and hosteling facilities. Various sports facilities are available in campus premises . Moreover a new world class badminton court is under construction near shakuntalam, the college auditorium.
YMCA University hold four year undergraduate B.Tech courses in several Engineering fields such as Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering and Electronics Instrumentation & Control. The intake for B.Tech courses in the 2011-2012 session is 420 in total and only the students with academic excellence are given admissions on the basis of their AIEEE ranks . Also the YMCA University of Science and technology offers Two year M.Tech courses in the similar branches. In addition YMCA offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) course also. Admission is preferably through the Common Admission Test (CAT) or Management Aptitude Test (MAT), but first class engineering graduates are also considered.
YMCA University holds several annual festivals. 'CULMYCA' is the annual cultural festival, held in February/March where young students from all over India showcase their talents . KHOJ, the annual technical festival, involves students from technical institutions from the country. 'CONCOURSE' is the annual sports meet.
YMCA UST has IEEE Club to promote professional competencies of the graduates. Various workshops and contests are organized in association with this organization.
YMCA University has separate hostels for girls (two wings) and boys (4 wings : Zakir Hussain Hall, Nehru Hall, Tagore Hall) . Facilities like free WiFi are provided in the hostels.
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