North Maharashtra University

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North Maharashtra University
उत्तर महाराष्ट्र विद्यापीठ
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Motto "Teach One Each One & Tree One"
Type Public
Established 15 August 1990
Chancellor C. Vidyasagar Rao
Vice-Chancellor Prof. P. P. Patil
Location Jalgaon, Maharashtra, India
Campus Rural
Affiliations UGC
Website www.nmu.ac.in

North Maharashtra University was established on August 15, 1990 after separating it from the parent University of Pune.[1]

The university campus is located about 8 km away from Jalgaon in Maharashtra, India and 1.5 km away from the Asia Highway No. 46. It occupies an area of 660 acres (2.7 km2) on the banks of Girna river and on a hilly terrain (above mean sea level 810 ft.), which is conducive to teaching, learning, research and extension of know-how. The campus has been beautified with a massive plantation drive of more than 2 lac trees which earned it the recognition of ‘Vanshree Award – 2000’ by Government of Maharashtra and Indira Priyadarshini Vrikshamitra Awards-2002’ by Ministry of Environment and Forests of Government of India.

In 2001, NAAC Accredited the prestigious 4 Star Status to the University.[2] The university was re-accredited by NAAC as 'B'(CGPA 2.88 on 4 point scale) grade university. [3] Currently during the third cycle re-accreditation by NAAC, the University has been awarded with 'A' grade(CGPA 3.11 on 4 point scale) Separate hostel facilities for male and female students are available on the campus on the basis of merit and certain other restrictions. Staff quarters are located within the campus.

The university library has six floors and more than 50,000 books. There are more than 500 magazines subscribed in the Library reading section.

Research students of the North Maharashtra University establish the North Maharashtra University Research Scholar Association on the 14 September 2009 by the hand of Honorable Prin. Dr. K. B. Patil (V. C.).

Currently there are 62 members comprising the university's teaching faculty.

Administration[edit]

Vice Chancellors[edit]

  • Prof. Dr. N. K. Thakre (15 August 1990 to 14 August 1996)
  • Prof. Dr. S. F. Patil (14 August 1996 to 14 August 2001)
  • Prof. Dr. R. S. Mali (14 August 2001 to 14 August 2006)
  • Prof. Shivajirao A. Patil (Actg. V.C.) (14 August 2006 to 21 August 2006)
  • Prin. Dr. K. B. Patil (22 August 2006 to 21 August 2011)
  • Dr. V. M. Pandharipande (Actg. V.C.) (22 August 2011 to 7 September 2011)
  • Prof. S. U. Meshram (8 September 2011 to 7 September 2016)
  • Mr. Eknath Dawale (I.A.S.) (Actg. V.C.) (8 September 2016 to 25 October 2016)
  • Prof. P. P. Patil (26 October 2016 to present)

Campus[edit]

University campus is surrounded by lush green environment with diverse flora and fauna. Proposed Bio-Diversity Park: The Government of Maharashtra with Social Forestry Department, the local industries, Rural Development and Water Conservation Department, Planning Department and North Maharashtra University Jalgaon has announced setting up of a "Bio-Diversity Park" on 100 ha. of land belonging to North Maharashtra University. The objective are promoting conservation of regional bio-diversity, provide research facilities in biodiversity and spread awareness among the populance regarding importance of biodiversity for mankind. The project will also recommend suitable water conservation and a revitalization of the heritage park at Gandhi Tekdi. The Biodiversity park will include a bio-diversity museum, a butterfly park, a green house, horticultural development through central nursery and an ornamental garden, Orchidarium, a fernarium, visitors galleries, cafeterias, nature trail, bunding and check dams.

Campus facilities:

  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Health care
  • Guest house
  • Bank and ATM
  • Canteen
  • Post office

Academic programs[edit]

Schools
  • School of Physical Sciences.
    • Material Science: M. Sc. and Ph. D.
    • Energy Studies: M. Sc. and Ph. D.
    • Electronics: M. Sc., M. Tech., and Ph. D.
  • School of Chemical Sciences.
  • School of Life Sciences.
  • School of Mathematical Sciences.
  • School of Environmental Sciences.
  • School of Social Science.
Departments
  • University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT).
  • Department of Computer Science.
  • Department of Management Studies.
  • Department of Information Technology
  • Department of Comparative Languages & Literature
  • Department of Library & Information Science
  • Department of Organic Chemistry.
  • Department of Education.
  • Department of Law.
  • Department of Performing Arts.
  • Pratap Philosophy Center, Amalner
The Department of Chemical Technology offers courses in
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Paint Technology
  • Food Technology
  • Plastic Technology
  • Oil and Fats Technology
  • Department of chemical Technology was offered academic autonomy and was renamed as University Institute of Chemical Technology(UICT)
A few new departments are under development at the university.

Construction of Central Library building is progressing towards completion, in the meanwhile library is operating from Administration Building. It has number of text books, reference books and encyclopedias on a variety of subjects. Besides, it provides a reading room and centralized Xeroxing and printing facility to cater official as well as students needs. It too has an Internet connectivity.

Research centers[edit]

Residential student halls[edit]

Teachers & student centers[edit]

Festivals[edit]

References[edit]

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