Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University

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Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University
Logo of DBATU
Motto ।। तंत्रज्ञानात् विकासः ।।
Motto in English
Development through Technology
Type Public
Established 1989
Chancellor C. Vidyasagar Rao
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Vilas G Gaikar
Administrative staff
Students 4000
Undergraduates 2322
Postgraduates 252
Location Lonere, Maharashtra, India
18°10′06″N 73°20′08″E / 18.168423°N 73.335607°E / 18.168423; 73.335607Coordinates: 18°10′06″N 73°20′08″E / 18.168423°N 73.335607°E / 18.168423; 73.335607
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC
Website www.dbatu.ac.in

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University (DBATU) is a unitary, state university[1] in Lonere in Raigad district, Maharashtra, India.[2] It was established by in 1989 under the Government of Maharashtra Act 1983.[3][4] The university is set to become the center of all the engineering and technological Institutes in Maharashtra.[citation needed]


The campus covers an area of 525 acres (2,120,000 m2) and is in the college town of Lonere, off the NH-17 (Mumbai-Goa National Highway). It is approximately 20 km north of Mahad city and 10 km south of Mangaon tehsil and about 22 km away from the renowned Raigad fort of the Maratha king Shivaji. The campus is in the vicinity of the industrial belt comprising Thane, Belapur, Nagothane, Patalganga, Roha, Mahad, etc.[5]

Raigad fort is nearby and can be seen if weather is clear. Goregaon Road railway station on Konkan railway line is about 2 km from Lonere.


Dr. Man Mohan Sharma at the 17th Convocation of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Lonere
Vice-Chancellor R. B. Mankar
Seventeenth Convocation Awarded Gold Medal for Exceptional Merit
Seventeenth Convocation of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Technological University, Lonere

DBATU is unitary in character and features undergraduate and postgraduate programs in core engineering disciplines. It offers four-year undergraduate programs that lead to the awarding of Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.) degree in each of the departments' disciplines. It also offers two-year postgraduate programs that lead to the awarding of Master of Technology (M. Tech.) degree in the disciplines of Power Systems, chemical, computer, electronics and telecommunication, environmental, manufacturing and in thermal and fluids engineering.[5][6][7]

Degree Awarded Duration
B.Tech. Four year
M.Tech. Two year
Ph.D. Two year (Minimum)
Diploma Three year
Advanced Diploma One year

Degree courses[edit]

The university offers following degree courses:[5]

  1. Chemical engineering
  2. Civil engineering
  3. Computer engineering
  4. Electrical engineering
  5. Electronics and telecommunication engineering
  6. Information technology
  7. Mechanical engineering
  8. Petrochemical engineering

Diploma courses[edit]

The university offers following diploma courses on its Institute of Petrochemical Engineering (IOPE) campus.[8]

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Petrochemical Engineering
  3. Polymer and Plastic Engineering
  4. Instrumentation Engineering
  5. Computer Engineering
  6. Electrical Engineering
  7. Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering
  8. Information Technology
  9. Advance Diploma in Water Quality Management (ADWQM)


The students organize following major events/activities regularly :

Technical and co-curricular activities[edit]

  • CynoSure: Annual technical festival, in which technical events, presentations, workshops, lectures, etc. are arranged.
  • ChemFraternity: Department of Chemical Engineering organises a national-level chemical engineering technical festival. Competitions and events are conducted and students from other colleges participate.[9]

ISTE Student Chapter activities[edit]

  • Technical Paper Presentation Competitions/conferences such as Chemfraternirty and Technotrend
  • Activities of Students Association such as ACES, MESA, EESA, TEESA, CESA, ChEA, SAChE, PESA and FIT
  • Model since 2010-2011 electronics department started an IETE chapter.
  • Building Competitions;
  • Publication of annual university magazine "Abhiyantriki";
  • Avishkar (Research)

cultural activities[edit]

  • Annual social gathering, called "Abhiyanta Vasant"
  • Celebration of "annual hostel day" in few hostels, celebration of various festivals in each hostel,
  • Elocution / debate / essay competitions,
  • Indradhanushya (cultural),
  • National Service Scheme (NSS) activities,
  • N.C.C.,
  • Blood donation camp
  • Sport Activities
  • Annual sports, Ashwamedh (Sports)
  • 1st International Conference on Materials Manufacturing and Design engineering (iCMMD16)


  1. ^ "University Grant Commission". Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  2. ^ Commonwealth Universities Yearbook , Volumes 1-4. Association of Commonwealth Universities. p. 743. 
  3. ^ "Maharashtra Prathamik Shikshan Parishad". mpsp.maharashtra.gov.in. Retrieved 19 November 2012. 
  4. ^ Kumar, compiled by Ameeta Gupta, Ashish (2006). Handbook of universities. New Delhi: Atlantic Publishers & Distributors. ISBN 978-8126906086. 
  5. ^ a b c "Official Website of Dr.BATU,Lonere". Retrieved 12 October 2015. 
  6. ^ "Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Tech University,Students' and Alumni informative blog". Retrieved 22 November 2012. [permanent dead link]
  7. ^ editor; Ramchandani, vice president Dale Hoiberg; editor South Asia, Indu (2000). Careers. New Delhi: Encyclopædia Britannica (India). ISBN 9780852297612. 
  8. ^ http://www.iope.ac.in/
  9. ^ http://www.chemfraternity.com