ICFAI University, Dehradun

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ICFAI University, Dehradun
ICFAI University Logo.png
Motto Meritum Ethicus
Type Non Profit, Deemed/Private
Established 2004
Affiliation University Grants Commission (India)
All India Council for Technical Education
National Council for Teacher Education
Association of Indian Universities
Bar Council of India
Association of Commonwealth Universities
Vice-Chancellor Krishna Kumar
Academic staff
Location Central Hope Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
26°09′25″N 91°46′34″E / 26.157°N 91.776°E / 26.157; 91.776Coordinates: 26°09′25″N 91°46′34″E / 26.157°N 91.776°E / 26.157; 91.776
Campus Urban
Acronym IUD
Colours Blue and Red
Nickname ICFAIans
Website Official website

Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India University, Dehradun (IUD) is a Non-Profit University in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. ICFAI University, Dehradun is also a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, London. IUD is a member of The Association of Indian Universities.


The Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India ( ICFAI ) was established in 1984, as a not-for-profit educational society in Telangana , India. The institution has been offering education to students across India through its various programs in the field of higher education. The institution was founded by N.J. Yasaswy , Besant C. Raj and Dr. Prasanna Chandra, the Director of Centre for Financial Management. The institute has a national presence with the sponsoring and establishment of eleven universities across India. Ten of these eleven universities have been established in the states of Uttarakhand, Tripura, Jharkhand, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan and Himachal Pradesh through acts passed by the legislative assemblies of the respective states. The eleventh university, namely the Icfai Foundation for Higher Education (IFHE), has been declared as a deemed-to-be University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. A few more university applications are at an advanced stage of processing by the respective state governments.


University rankings
Law – India
India Today[1] 8
The Week[2] 35
Careers360[3] 47

The ICFAI Law School was ranked eighth by India Today's "India's Best Colleges 2017: Law,[1] 35th in India by The Week's "Top Law Colleges In 2016", 14th among private law colleges,[2] and 47th by Careers360's "Top Law Colleges in India 2017", 17th among private institutes.[3]

Campus infrastructure[edit]

The IUD campus is situated at Selaqui, in Dehradun. It has 2,565,000 square feet (238,300 m2) of built-up area with academic blocks, workshops, laboratories, faculty rooms, auditorium, seminar halls, computer labs, library and other student facilities. The campus is capable of accommodating up to 3,000 students.[4]

ICFAI Law School[edit]

The ICFAI Law School, formerly the Faculty of Law, is a constituent of the University. It offers 5 years LL.B (Hons.), 3 years LL.B (Hons.) and 1 year LL.M.

ICFAI Tech School[edit]

The ICFAI Tech School (ITS), formerly the Faculty of Science and Technology, is a constituent of the university. It commenced operations in 2004. It offers Ph.D, M.Tech. and B.Tech. programs. Its flagship B.Tech. program is offered in the following disciplines:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science & Engineering
  • Electronics & Communications Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering.

It conducts a highly selective Admission Test for IcfaiTech (ATIT), in online and written format, for admissions to its B. Tech. program.The eligibility to enter IcfaiTech Dehradun campus is to have a minimum of 60% in 10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English as mandatory subjects.[5] It is consistently ranked among top 5 Engineering institutes of India for its Industry Interface by Dataquest and among top private engineering colleges of India by different magazines/ websites.[6]

ICFAI Business School[edit]

The ICFAI Business School (IBS), formerly the Faculty of Management, is a constituent of the university. It commenced operations in 2004. It offers MBA Program.The program is well known for its Case- Based Learning.[7]

The disciplines are as follows:

  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • HRM
  • IT & Systems
  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Investments
  • Operations.[8]

ICFAI Education School[edit]

The ICFAI Education School (IEdS), formerly the Faculty of Education, is a constituent of the university. It commenced operations in 2004. It offers B. Ed. Program. The program is approved by NCTE and NAAC[9][10]


  1. ^ a b "India's Best Colleges 2017: Law". India Today. 2017. Retrieved 25 June 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Best Colleges: Worldly Wisdom". The Week. 9 June 2016. Retrieved 5 June 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "Top Law Colleges in India 2017". Careers360. 2017. 
  4. ^ "Infrastructure". iudehradun.edu.in. Retrieved 15 Jan 2012. 
  5. ^ "Admission Test for IcfaiTech (ATIT)". atitindia.org. Retrieved 1 Jan 2015. 
  6. ^ "Icfai Dehradun in Rankings". iudehradun.edu.in. Retrieved 1 Jan 2015. 
  7. ^ "FMS". iudehradun.edu.in. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  8. ^ "FMS". iudehradun.edu.in. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  9. ^ "NCTE Approval". iudehradun.edu.in. Retrieved 10 June 2011. 
  10. ^ "NAAC Approval" (PDF). iudehradun.edu.in. Retrieved 15 Jan 2012. 

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