Shobhit University

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Shobhit University, Meerut
Motto Empowering nation through Education
Type Deemed University[1]
Established November, 2006
Chairman Dr. Shobhit Kumar
Chancellor Kunwar Shekhar Vijendra
Vice-Chancellor Professor D.V. Rai
Location Meerut, Delhi NCR, India
Affiliations UGC
Website www.shobhituniversity.ac.in
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Shobhit University (Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology) was established at Meerut, Delhi NCR, India by NICE Society (established 1989) in 2006 and is accredited by National Accreditation & Assessment Council (NAAC) of India.[2] It was established by the Indian Government's Notification No. F-9-37/2004-U.3 (A) dated 8 November 2006 under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 at Meerut, Delhi NCR.[3] Shobhit University is a research-intensive university that shares the values of high-quality teaching within an environment of internationally competitive research. It is ranked as one among the top twenty five self-financed multi-disciplinary universities in India. It has also been conferred Best University in India Promoting Industry-Academia Interface Award 2017 by ASSOCHAM. [4]

The University campus at Meerut is set on the Delhi-Meerut-Dehradun National Highway (NH-58). The University is unmistakably modern in both appearance and outlook. As a completely purpose built development, the campus is more compact than most, with all major facilities easily accessible from a central parade. Laboratories and lecture theaters are all grouped around this area and are interspersed with accommodation blocks.

Interdisciplinary Academic Approach[edit]

After becoming a Deemed-to-be University, the university introduced interdisciplinary Post-Graduate programs in the niche areas of Agri-Informatics, BioInformatics; and Bio-Medical Engineering. Apart from facilitating post-graduate education program in a manner that all students have opportunities to access several disciplines in all knowledge areas, the university also has research areas, not oriented towards any particular department, but built around thematic concerns. This has enabled researchers from several disciplines to work together and share knowledge and information.

As the identified areas by the university have recently emerged as compared to many other established fields and core educational programs, therefore, at this juncture these emerging areas are highly interdisciplinary, which are influenced by and overlapped with computer science, electronics, biotechnology, pharmacy and management disciplines. Consequently, in accordance with UGC guidelines that the deemed-to be University should have among its primary objectives Post-Graduate instruction and training in such branches of learning as it may deemed fit, and research for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge; the university strategically started and proposed other several innovative and interdisciplinary programs also so as to supplement the scientific requirements of the chosen emerging areas.

Research Activities[edit]

Shobhit University, Meerut is Ranked 1st in Research Productivity among Private Universities based on Citation/Paper.* The university undertook teaching and research as essential ingredients of its activities with emphasis on research productivity, innovations in teaching and progress in emerging areas through its Post-Graduate and Doctoral programs. Each stream has a very strong research-focus and industry aligned curriculum. With an understanding that to carry out research of the highest quality, it can no longer merely be an 'in-house' affair, the university has joined hands with a number of universities and research organizational for collaboration in research. The university organizes workshops, seminars, conferences and brain storming sessions at national and international level by the experts from academia, industry and research organizations for identifying potential areas of research in these emerging areas, develop inclusive syllabi, build knowledge base with innovative pedagogy, establish linkages and tie-ups with renowned institutes and universities at national and international levels.

*Source: CII Report based on Indian Citation Index 2016 (http://www.indiancitationindex.com/htms/CII-ICI-FinalReport2016.pdf)

Schools & Centres[edit]

  • School of Engineering & Technology
  • School of Business Studies (NMC)
  • School of Law & Constitutional Studies
  • School of Biological Engineering
    1. Centre of Biotechnology
    2. Centre of Biomedical Engineering
    3. Centre of Bio-Informatics
    4. Centre for Agricultural Informatics and e-Governance Research Studies]
  • School of Pharmacy (AVIPS Gangoh)
  • School of Ayurveda] (KSV AM&RC Gangoh)
  • School of Naturopathy & Yogic Science (KSV NYSMC Gangoh)
  • School of Basic & Applied Sciences
  • School of Humanities & Arts
  • School of Education

Courses Offered[edit]

B.Tech. | M.Tech. | BCA | MCA | B.Sc. (Honours) | M.Sc. | Polytechnic | M.Phil. | Ph.D.
MBA | BBA | M.Com. | B.Com. (Honours) | BA (Honours - Public Administration) | BA (Honours - Economics)
LL.M. (2 year) | LL.M. (1 year) | LL.B. | BA, LL.B. | BBA, LL.B. (Honours) | B.Com., LL.B. (Honours) | B.Sc., LL.B. (Honours) | B.Tech., LL.B. (Honours) | Ph.D.
B.Tech. | M.Tech. | B.Sc. (Honours) | M.Sc. | M.Tech. (Agriculture Informatics) | MBA (AgriBusiness) | Polytechnic | M.Phil. | Ph.D.
M.Pharm. | B.Pharm. | D.Pharm. | Ph.D.
BAMS (5 1/2 year Program)
BNYS (5 1/2 year Program)
B.Sc. | M.Sc. | M.Phil. | Ph.D.
B.Ed. | B.Ed. Spl. Ed. (MR) | D.El.Ed. | MA (Education)
  • School of Humanities & Arts
M.Phil. | Ph.D.

Rankings and Awards[edit]

Shobhit University is a NAAC Accredited research-intensive, multi-disciplinary University that shares the values of high-quality teaching within an environment of internationally competitive research. The University is ISO 9001: 2008 Certified, and has received many awards, and has been placed amongst top rankings institutions in different categories time to time.

  • Ranked 1st in Research Productivity among Private Universities based on Citation/Paper'

Source: CII Report based on Indian Citation Indexed 2016

  • Received ‘National Education Excellence Awards 2017: Best University for Promoting Industry Academia Interface'

bestowed by The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM)

  • Listed amongst Outstanding Universities of India

by Career 360 - India's Largest Higher Education & Careers magazine. (March 2017)

  • Received 'CSR Excellence in Education Award 2017' And 'CSR Top Institutes of India Award 2017'

bestowed by Competition Success Review.

  • Received ‘Times of India Brand Icon Award 2017'

bestowed by The Times of India (The Times Group)

  • Received ‘Best Institution for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface Award 2016’

bestowed by The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM)

  • Ranked amongst Top 20 Multi-Disciplinary Non-Government Universities of India

by Hansa- The Week Higher Education Survey, 2016 (Published in The Week Magazine, May 2016)

  • Ranked amongst Top 20 Multi-Disciplinary Universities of North India

by Hansa- The Week Higher Education Survey, 2016 (Published in The Week Magazine, May 2016)

  • Received ‘Emerging University for Global Platform Award 2016’

bestowed by All India Technical and Management Council (AITMC)

  • Received ‘National Education Excellence Award 2015’

bestowed by Federation of Industry, Trade and Service (FITS)"

  • Ranked amongst India's most Emerging Universities in India

by Career 360 - India's Largest Higher Education & Careers magazine. (By: Team Careers360, March 2014)

  • Ranked amongst India's Top 50 Universities

"by The Pioneer - A leading daily newspaper. (A Survey of the Indian Universities - February 2012)"

  • Ranked amongst India's Top 50 Private Universities

by Lakshya Bhaskar - A publication of Dainik Bhaskar Group. (A Survey conducted by Acumen Media Network, Mumbai - June, 2012 & August 2011)

  • Ranked amongst Top 50 Universities in India

by Education Times - Times of India Group Publication. (An Education Times-Gfk-Mode Study 2009 rankings)

  • Ranked amongst Top 10 Universities established after year 2000

by Financial Express – The Express Group Publication. (A Comprehensive study on universities - June 2009)

Other Initiatives[edit]

  • International Skill Development Centre

Inspired by the policy of our Hon’ble Prime Minister that “we have to provide industrial training to our youth so that they can acquire skills that open doors to new opportunities”; the University took initiative to become a partner in the national mission of skill development and empowerment of young people by establishing International Skill Development Center (ISDC). The objective is to provide need based and market driven professional and quality employable skills to youth in India and abroad for gainful employment.

  • Shobhit University Business Incubator

Hon’ble Minister of Finance during the budget speech shared that “To meet the demand for specific skills of a high order, a Public Private Partnership between Government and Industry is proposed to promote entrepreneurship development programmes.” SUBI has been designed to achieve successful development of entrepreneurial skills to foster the idea of innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship among the budding technocrats & tomorrow’s managers. The University is also member of the apex industrial bodies of the country such as FICCI, ASSOCHAM & CII. • The SUBI is a niche initiative of the Industry University Interface (IUI) based on the recommendations of the Knowledge Commission and is promoted to meet a variety of economic and socioeconomic needs like creating job and wealth, fostering entrepreneurial climate, commercializing technology, diversifying local economy, accelerating the growth of local industry clusters, creating and retaining business, encouraging women and minority entrepreneurship, identifying potential business opportunities and revitalizing community. The University has initiated free guidance and consultations with various Industry Associations of the region.

  • Hastinapur Research Centre

The University has established the Hastinapur Research Institute at its campus to promote and propagate cultural, historical and archaeological research formally in 2010. Considering the unique significance of Hastinapur as the cradle of Indian civilization from the Indus to the Vedic and from the Mahabharata times to the Mughals and the present, it was felt necessary to institute the centre to promote and further the cause of higher research on all aspects of the Indian civilization. The centre has established its own museum and a library and has organized three International Conferences on Indian Civilization through the Millennia in the years 2009, 2010 and 2012 respectively.

  • Kunwar Shekhar Hospital & Research Centre

Kunwar Shekhar Hospital & Research Centre, a social hospital, located in a small historical town Gangoh in district Saharanpur of UP state, is a 100-bed Ayurved hospital to cater to the needs of all section of the society particularly women and children below twelve years of age from poorest of the poor who in the absence of quick, appropriate and continuous medical treatment either develop deformities or permanent disabilities.. At present 100-bed hospital is functioning with the following facilities. To fight the non availability of timely medical aid to the needy the society has planned to have fully equipped mobile vans which shall visit at-least 2 villages each day to serve the poor and if required to transport them to Hospital at Gangoh. The proposed fully equipped mobiles vans are a further step to provide timely medical aid at the remotest area within the reach of the persons unable to obtain costly treatments.This hospital is a boon for the poor and weaker sections of the society for whom good hospitals located at longer distances are too expensive and beyond reach. With the establishment of such a facility which not only shall cater to the treatment of poor people but also carry out research & development to innovate for the appropriate treatments for the common diseases for general public of this country who otherwise can not afford the costly treatments provided by existing hospitals.

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Coordinates: 29°04′18″N 77°42′48″E / 29.0716°N 77.7134°E / 29.0716; 77.7134