Integral University

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Integral University
Integral University, Lucknow logo.png
Former names
Institute of Integral Technology, Dasauli
MottoInspiring Excellence [1]
TypePrivate
Established1998 (1998)
ChancellorProf Dr Zafar Idrees
Vice-ChancellorProf Dr Zafar Idrees (Acting)
Location, ,
CampusUrban
ColorsGreen     
AffiliationsUGC
Websitewww.iul.ac.in

Integral University is a state private university in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, India, which originated as the Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow. The Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow was established in 1998. Integral University, the first enacted Minority University in the country, started functioning from 1 April 2004. Integral University was accorded recognition by U.G.C. under section 2(f) of U.G.C. Act, 1956. The University was founded in 2004.

History[edit]

Founding[edit]

The foundation stone was laid on 3 November 1993 by Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi, rector of Darul-uloom Nadwatul Ulama as Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow. The main building was inaugurated by the then governor of Uttar Pradesh Shri Motilal Vora on 14 January 1996. An engineering college was simultaneously established by the Islamic Council for Productive Education (ICPE) in 1997, which started functioning in 1998 with two courses; Computer Science Engineering, and Electronics Engineering. Later other courses like Architecture, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Master of Computer Application were added. Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the then prime minister of India, laid the foundation stone of a residential complex on 30 June 1999. During his speech he expressed his hope that the Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow having the abbreviation IIT will maintain the same standard as the other IITs do. The Institute then affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University.

Transformation into university[edit]

In recognition of the growth of the school, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav declared that the Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow shall be elevated to a full-fledged university in no time. He granted Minority Status to the institute. Soon after this declaration, he got the bill passed in the Assembly on 26 February 2004 and issued Govt. Gazette Notification No. 389/ lkr - fo -1-1 (d)-9-2004 dated 27 February 2004 for the formation of Integral University, Lucknow, under Act Number 9 of 2004 by the Uttar Pradesh state government.[2] It is approved under Sections 2(F), 22(1) & 12(B) of UGC Act, 1956. It has been declared eligible to receive Central Assistance under Section 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956. Integral University was accorded recognition by U.G.C. under section 2(f) of U.G.C. Act, 1956. The University started its journey for providing quality education in 2004. The existing faculties in the University were re-organized and new faculties of Science, Pharmacy, Education, Management Studies, Health & Medical Sciences, Agricultural Science & Technology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Computer Applications, Medical Sciences & Allied Health Sciences, and Law were added.[2][3]

Academics[edit]

Faculties, Departments and Schools[edit]

Integral University consists of At present the University has 14 faculties and 32 departments of Science, Pharmacy, Education, Management Studies, Health & Medical Sciences, Agricultural Science & Technology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Computer Applications, Medical Sciences & Allied Health Sciences, and Law, with 2 schools each of Nursing and Pharmacy and a university Polytechnic providing courses at the diploma, undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.[4] Integral University also includes the Techno-Academic School in the Law Campus which provides the Secondary and Senior Secondary education.

Rankings[edit]

University and college rankings
General – India
NIRF (Universities) (2018)[5]151–200
Pharmacy – India
NIRF (2018)[6]36

Integral University was ranked in the 151–200 band among universities in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2018[5] and 36 in the pharmacy ranking.[6]

Facilities[edit]

The university is divided into blocks: Administrative block, Academic blocks 1, 2, 3, Civil Block, Medical and Hospital Block, Library Block and Architecture block. Besides this, the university has four boys hostels (1, 2, 3, 4), three girls hostels and Resident Hostel for Doctors and Nurses. A Punjab National Bank branch is opened in the university. The university has seven computer centers and labs. There is a Mechanical workshop, with traditional and modern machines and latest tools and instruments.

Cultural and non-academic activities[edit]

FIESTA[edit]

FIESTA is the annual technical and cultural festival. Events in FIESTA display a fusion of technical events, like paper presentation and model exhibition, and fun events, like face painting and collage making.[7]

AGHAAZ[edit]

AGHAAZ is the annual sports meet, hosting more than 50 universities and colleges. Events include athletics, ball games such as cricket and football, power lifting, LAN gaming and more.[8]

Spectrum[edit]

Spectrum is the annual festival of Civil Engineering Department. Events include paper and poster presentation, debate competition, quiz events and more.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2012.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b "The Integral University Act, 2004 : Act 9 of 2004" (PDF). Lawsofindia.org. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Laws of India : The Integral University Act, 2004". Lawsofindia.org. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Integral University Lucknow". Iul.ac.in. Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  5. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018.
  6. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018 (Pharmacy)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Human Resource Development. 2018. Retrieved 3 April 2018.
  7. ^ "Fiesta-2009". integraluniversity.ac.in. Archived from the original on 1 May 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2012.
  8. ^ "AGHAAZ". aghaaz.in. Archived from the original on 13 July 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2012.
  9. ^ "SPECTRUM '12". spectrum12fest.blogspot.in. 2012. Retrieved 4 April 2012.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 26°57′31″N 80°59′53″E / 26.9585°N 80.9981°E / 26.9585; 80.9981