GLA University

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GLA University
Motto Empowering Education
Type University
Established 2010
Chancellor Narayan Das Aggarwal
Vice-Chancellor Durg Singh Chauhan
Undergraduates B.Tech, B.Sc, BCA, BBA, B.Pharm, B.Com, B.Ed
Postgraduates M.Tech, MBA, M.Pharm, MCA, M.Sc
Full Time, Part Time
Location Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
Website Official website

GLA University is a private recognized university approved by the AICTE,[1] located in Mathura Uttar Pradesh, India. GLA University, Mathura is approved and recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC),[2] NCTE [3] and Pharmacy Council of India [4]


The vision of the university is to create a pace-setting university of academic excellence,[5] research and development in established and emerging professions with a mission to impart some quality professional education and to continuously enhance and enrich the teaching and learning process.[6]


GLA University was started with the establishment of GLA Institute of Technology & Management offering B.Tech and MCA programs, in the year 1998 by the current Chancellor Shri Narayan Das Agrawal.[7] In the year 1999, MBA program was introduced with 60 seats. It was in 2006 when GLA group of institutions came into existence with establishment of three new institutions, namely GLA Institute of Management, GLA institute of Professional Studies, and GLA institute of Pharmaceutical Research. New courses like BBA, BCA, B.Sc. Biotech, B. Pharma were introduces under these institutions. The GLA University, Mathura is managed by GLA Group of Institutions that later, in 2010, grew to become the GLA University through the U.P. State Legislative Act of 2009 (UP Act 21 of 2010).

Academic profile[edit]

Campus Info[edit]

  • The university is spread across 110 acres of land
  • More than 10,000 students enroll in different professional courses every year (In which mostly are Hostelers)
  • The university employs over 200+ qualified teachers and over 100+ staff members
  • The campus has all facilities from air conditioned classrooms, libraries, hostel and mess,
  • University also associated with so many corporate for Campus connect programs and guest lectures by prestigious faculties
  • Equivalently supporting infrastructure which includes a well stocked Library, Computer lab, Faculty Rooms

Accreditations & Recognitions[edit]

  • Best placement branch-wise, by last 5 years placement records
  • 1st rank in UP and ranked 3rd among all private universities in India- Zee News and IPSOS (Consecutively for 2 years)
  • IBM certified top 50 technical institutions in the country
  • Edupreneur Award- by Engineering Watch
  • Best Emerging University in UP- Career 360 [8]
  • Academic Excellence Award from UPTU for 2 consecutive years, Awarded by the Hon’ble Governor of UP[9]
  • Best University Award- Business Digest
  • Best University Award- Dialogue India[10]
  • The Most Promising University - Brands Academy (ET Now)[11]
  • 4th Rank among all private universities in India- Sun Magazine [12]
  • Ranked 46th in the Country among T-Schools by Data Quest Magazine (Including IITs & NITs)
  • Best Multidisciplinary university of Uttar Pradesh, by Prime Time
  • Best University of Uttar Pradesh, by Brand Academy


GLA provides a gamut of courses under its umbrella and that too with a university tag. The Institutes under the umbrella are

  • Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Institute of Applied Science and Humanities
  • Institute of Business Management
  • Institute of Pharmaceutical Research
  • University of Polytechnic
  • Faculty of Education


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