Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology
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|Chancellor||Governor of Haryana|
Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, was found in 1995. The jurisdiction of the university extends to the courses being run in the areas of science, technology, engineering, pharmacy and management.
Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, was established on 20 October 1995 by an Act of the Legislature of the State of Haryana. It was formally inaugurated on 1 November 1995. It is named after Guru Jambheshwar Ji Maharaj, a saint environmentalist of the 15th century.
The GJU is located about 1 km from the Hisar Airport; 2 km from the Blue Bird Lake; 3 km from the bus station along the National Highway 9 (old NH10), 4 km from the town center & main market area; 6 km from the Hisar Junction railway station; 6 km from Mahabir Stadium; 167 km from the Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi; 180 km from the New Delhi railway station; and 235 km from the Chandigarh International Airport.
Recognition and accreditation
The university is recognised by the University Grants Commission.
The university is situated over about 372 acres. Approximately 200 acres has been developed.
The university has eight teaching blocks. There are 149 residential houses for employees. Construction work for staff quarters and sewer line is under progress. Many more are planned. The university has the branch of Punjab National Bank with ATM, a post office and a police station. The university is running its own cafeteria.
The university offers a wide range of academic programmes and courses at post-graduate and undergraduate level. All these courses are designed by taking into consideration the special needs of the market and the Industry and the Model Curricula supplied by the UGC/AICTE. Emphasis is laid on both theoretical and practical training for exposing students to the latest developments in areas of science and technology. For the purpose, the university invites academicians, professionals and researchers from institutions and industries. Adequate training and placement facilities are available for the students. The university arranges campus interviews. Workshops, seminars and symposia are conducted regularly. In-plant industrial training is an essential component of most of the courses.
Credit-based systems of examinations
The university switched to a credit-based system for all courses in 2006-07. The prominent features of the credit-based system are the process of continuous evaluation of a student's performance and flexibility to allow the students to progress at an optimum pace suited to individual ability and convenience, subject to fulfilling minimum requirement for continuation.
|University and college rankings|
|General – India|
|NIRF (Overall) (2018)||151–200|
|NIRF (Universities) (2018)||101–150|
|Pharmacy – India|
- "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Overall)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
- "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
- "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Pharmacy)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.