YMCA University of Science and Technology

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YMCA University of Science and Technology
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YMCA University campus
Established 1969
Type Public
Vice-Chancellor K. S. Yadav
Registrar S. Tomar
Academic staff 150+
Students 2400+
Undergraduates 2000+
Postgraduates 200
Doctoral students 100
Location Faridabad, Haryana, India
Campus Fully residential
Website ymcaust.ac.in
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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.[1]

History[edit]

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 .

Campus[edit]

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.

Academics[edit]

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 .[2] Also the YMCA University of Science and technology offers Two year M.Tech courses in the similar branches.[3] 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.[4]

Student life[edit]

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 .[5] KHOJ, the annual technical festival, involves students from the most reputed technical institutions from the country.[citation needed] 'CONCOURSE' is the annual sports meet.[citation needed]

YMCA UST has IEEE Club to promote professional competencies of the graduates. Various workshops and contests are organized in association with this organization.[citation needed]

Hostel[edit]

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.

Campus Placements[edit]

The Training and Placement Office provides a launch pad for students to make it to the best organizations in the fields of software, core industries, management, etc. The Giants in the corporate world visit the campus on a regular basis, with enviable recruitment offers. YMCA students have lived up to the expectations of organizations that visit the campus, looking for bright candidates to take up important and challenging responsibilities at their workplace. The TAPS boasts of maintaining an excellent rapport with a wide spectrum of companies spread across various industry sectors.We have maintained an aura of culture and legacy over the six decades of innovative growth and excellence. Having stamped its class in academic and corporate circles, our students don the most challenging and demanding roles in industry,India and abroad. This is testimony to the trust and belief that the industry has bestowed in us for years and more importantly is a commitment from YMCA to deliver the best consistently.Over the years,the section has maintained good and strong relationship with Industries across the country and as a result,has built up an impressive placement record both in terms of percentage of registered students placed,as well as the number of companies visiting the campus. We distinguish our self not as a college of engineering but as an institution. A college is a place where one can just get a degree but an institution like YMCA, is here to serve a larger purpose where getting a degree doesn’t form the primary objective of the institution. The idea of creating better technologists, better leaders and importantly better citizens suffuses through the teaching pedagogy of the curriculum. We expose the best minds we have, to the outer world that waits to test and absorb the talent radiating from every individual. The student mix in the batch is hand‑picked from some of the most diverse walks of life.

This diversity has resulted in experiential learning and appreciation of varied cultures and tastes. The curriculum here has been dynamically aligned to the needs and aspirations of the industry to ensure that students not just imbibe academic concepts but develop the analytical and thinking to be the leaders in the ever‑changing world of technology.

The distinguished faculty at YMCA, which forms the most impacting clout in academic and consulting circles, has taken the pains to ensure that our student is constantly acclimatized to the dynamics of change and takes his rightful place amongst the future change drivers of the industry. The T & P section assists the departments in placement of students. About 140-150 companies visit the campus every year. Some of our loyal recruiters include sclumberger, Tata Motors, Adobe Systems, Microsoft, Texas Instruments, BHEL, Freescale, Samsung, Seagate, shell, Intel etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Introduction". http://ymcaust.ac.in. Retrieved 2 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "YMCA Institute of Engineering Faridabad.". ymcaie.ac.in. 2011. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "YMCA Institute of Engineering Faridabad.". ymcaie.ac.in. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "MBA Scheme". ymcaie.ac.in. Retrieved 24 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Students". ymcaust.ac.in. Retrieved 14 March 2012. 

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