Graphic Era University

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Not to be confused with Graphic Era Hill University.
Graphic Era University
Former names
Graphic Era Institute of Technology(GEIT)
Motto Transforming Dreams Into Reality
Type Deemed University
Established 1993
Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) R. C. Joshi
President Prof. (Dr.) Kamal Ghanshala
Vice-Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Ankush Mittal
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 6316
Undergraduates 5359
Postgraduates 801
Location Dehradun, Uttrakhand, India
30°16′03″N 77°59′45″E / 30.267469°N 77.995927°E / 30.267469; 77.995927Coordinates: 30°16′03″N 77°59′45″E / 30.267469°N 77.995927°E / 30.267469; 77.995927
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC, MHRD.

Graphic Era University, formerly Graphic Era Institute of Technology, is a deemed university located in Clement Town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. The university was founded as 'Graphic Era Institute of Technology' in 1993 and in 2008 it has accorded with the status of Deemed University.


Graphic Era Institute of Technology was founded in 1993 and started with undergraduate programs in core engineering and allied sciences. Soon after the establishment. On August 14, 2008 Graphic Era Institute of Technology was awarded with Deemed University title under section 3 of UGC act and Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

Graphic Era University was established by Kamal Ghanshala, an academician and computer engineer, in 1993. He is a past recipient of the Uttarakhand Ratan Award, the International Millennium Goldstar award and the lifetime achievement award from Indian Economic Development and Research Association, New Delhi.[1]

Main building, Graphic Era University

The university now offers 40 undergraduate and postgraduate courses across disciplines like engineering and technology, management, allied sciences, humanities and social sciences, and hospitality.

Research and achievements[edit]

Graphic Era University has a training and placement department, the Corporate Resource Cell, which works towards the fulfillment of the students' aspirations of attaining the best professional career. Campus placement drives at Graphic Era University attract multinational organizations like WIPRO, Cognizant, Tata Consultancy Services, Contus, Appstudioz, Aon Hewitt and HCL Technologies. More than 2000 placements were recorded in academic session 2012–2013. Recently Arvind Mishra, a faculty of this institution claimed the longest marathon lecture[1] award hosted by Guinness world records.Graphic Era University has been awarded "A" grade with grade points of {3.23/4.00} from National Assessment and Accreditation Council {NAAC}.

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