Manav Rachna University

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Coordinates: 28°26′59″N 77°17′06″E / 28.449638°N 77.285106°E / 28.449638; 77.285106

Manav Rachna University
MRU
Manav Rachna University (logo).png
MottoCreating a better human being
TypePrivate
Established2014
AffiliationUGC
PresidentDr. Prashant Bhalla
Vice-ChancellorProf. (Dr.) IK Bhatt
Address
Sector 43, Aravalli Hills, Delhi -Surajkund Road, Faridabad, Haryana 121004
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CampusFully residential
Websitemru.edu.in

Manav Rachna University is a private university[1] located in Faridabad, Haryana, India. Established as a university in 2014, it has evolved from Manav Rachna College of Engineering (MRCE), established 2004

Campus[edit]

The university's campus is in Sector 43, Faridabad located 05 km from Delhi on Delhi-Surajkund Highway. It is surrounded by the Aravalli Hills and is close to the India's Capital .

Academics[edit]

The university [2] offers 3-year Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science (Honors) as well as 4-year Bachelor of Technology in various fields. It also offers 2-year postgraduate programmes which grant Master of Business Administration, Master of Science or Master of Technology. Ph.D programs are also offered.

ECO College[edit]

MRU in 2008 became certified by The Energy and Resources Institute for being an environment conscious institute in NCR region. The members of Renewable Energy Club are actively associated with TERI activities in the fields of energy, environment and sustainable development. The E-cell of MRU in association with National Entrepreneurial Network organizes various Entrepreneurial awareness campaigns and activities to groom the future entrepreneurs.[3]

Foreign collaborations[edit]

Collaborations has been made with many international Institutes such as Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Algonquin College, University of Central Lancashire and Auckland Institute of Technology[4][5] in terms of sharing expertise on curricula, teaching pedagogy, student projects, research & development, faculty & student exchange, expert lectures, twining programmes etc. These collaborations has been made jointly with other Manav Rachna Educational Institutions.

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

To encourage student’s participation in extracurricular activities, the institute has constituted four committees, namely technical, literary, sports and cultural. The literary committee publishes "EFFICACY", a biannual magazine that showcases the literary talent of the students, as well as conducting various other activities like debating, declamation, and essay writing. In the category of sports, various inter-college and intra-college tournaments are arranged by the sports officer. The annual technical cum cultural fest is organized by the student’s committee. The structure of clubs underneath the committees is as follows:

Technical Committee[edit]

  • Eco Club
  • Management Club
  • MRU ASME
  • MRU IEEE Student Branch
  • MRU SAE
  • Technoplanet Labs
  • Manav Rachna Developers Group

Cultural Committee[edit]

  • Dance Club
  • Dramatics Club
  • Fine Arts
  • Manav Rachna Leo Club
  • Music Club

Literary Committee[edit]

  • Literary Club
  • Photography Club

Sports Committee[edit]

  • Basketball Club
  • Cricket Club
  • Football Club
  • Indoor Games Club
  • Volleyball Club

Microsoft Imagine Cup[edit]

MRU has been consistently representing the country and winning at Microsoft Imagine Cup.

2013

Team "Path Finders"[6] mentored by Manasvi Sihag and consisting of Nikhil Dalmia, Prashant Gupta, Pritam Singh and Hardik Garg won the Indian Finals in 2013 under both "World Citizenship" and "Innovation" category and represented India at the world finals held at St. Petersburg, Russia with their project "Swasthya Sanjivani".[6] Swasthya Sanjivani is an affordable, approachable, quick and automated on the spot blood and urine testing system with immediate confirmatory results covering diseases such as anemia, diabetes, jaundice and renal damage. For this achievement the team was later honored with Dr. O.P. Bhalla Award of Excellence.[7]

2014

The team "CodeBlue"[8] represented India at the world finals for Apps for Office Challenge held at Seattle, Washington and won the second prize. The team created an application for Microsoft Word called "Molecule Maker" which helps in creating dynamic 3D structures of molecules once the user has inputted its molecular formula. The team was mentored by Mohit Bahl and consisted of Saurabh Kanwar, Neha Valecha, Ankur Bhalla and Jehi Jha.

2015

In Microsoft Imagine Cup 2015, teams from Manav Rachna College of Engineering won the first prize in the India finals in both games and innovation category. The games category winning team was team "Aether",[9] composed of Saurabh Kanwar, Nikhil Dalmia, Priya Dugaya and Himanshi Badhana and they created a Windows Phone game called "Tydee" that focused on teaching people garbage segregation and waste management. The innovation category winner was team Eyeluminati who created the project Manovue. Team Eyeluminati went on to represent India in the world finals held at Seattle, Washington. It went on to win the World Health Summit Startup Award 2018.[10]

College fest[edit]

Epiphany'10

Emblazon is annual cultural and technical festival held each year at MRU. Emblazon was formerly named as Epiphany. It is a national level symposium to exhibit and showcase their talents in Engineering Panorama. It is a tech-arena that tests and validates the technocrat in various engineering discipline. There are 50+ different colleges from North India that participate in the fest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "State -wise List of Private Universities as on 19.09.2017" (PDF). www.ugc.ac.in. University Grants Commission. 19 September 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Manav Rachna University – Manav Rachna Vidyanatariksha". manavrachna.edu.in. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  3. ^ http://www.teriin.org/index.php?option=com_events&task=details&sid=249
  4. ^ http://info.mriu.edu.in/about-us/collaborations/
  5. ^ http://www.business-standard.com/india/news/admissions-open-in-manav-rachna-international-university-faridabad/429345/
  6. ^ a b https://www.imaginecup.com/Finalists/Team?teamName=pathfinders&year=2013
  7. ^ http://mris46gurgaon.mris.edu.in/academics/creating-tomorrows-winners/
  8. ^ https://www.imaginecup.com/Team/Index/40152
  9. ^ https://www.imaginecup.com/Team/Index/95463
  10. ^ "Startup Track 2018". World Health Summit. 15 October 2018. Retrieved 27 November 2018.


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