J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology
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J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, earlier known as YMCA University of Science and Technology (YMCA UST), is a state university located in Faridabad, in the state of Haryana, India. The YMCA University of Science and Technology, erstwhile YMCA Institute of Engineering, was established in the year 1969, as a joint venture of the National Council of YMCAs of India, Govt of Haryana, and the Central Agencies for Development Aid, Bonn, Germany. It started as an Indo-German project with an aim to impart technical education to a developing India on German pattern. The labs & workshops have been setup with the assistance of German expertise. In 1996, State Govt. of Haryana took complete control of the Institute and upgraded it to University status in December 2009.
National Assessment and Accreditation Council, an autonomous body funded by the UGC, has accredited the University with `A Grade`.
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YMCA UST was established in 1969 as an indo-German project, a joint venture of the National Council of YMCA India, the Government of Haryana and the Central Agencies for Development Aid, Bonn, Germany. In December 2009 it was awarded the status of state university by the state government, thus making it an autonomous institution.
The campus of the YMCA University of Science and Technology is located in the sprawling Faridabad-Ballabgarh Industrial complex, on NH-2 about 30 miles from the Indian capital New Delhi. The nearest metro station (on about a walking distance of five minutes) is Escorts Mujesar on the Violet Line of DMRC. The Escorts Mujesar - Ballabhgarh stretch of Violet Line has opened and this metro station is exactly 20 m away from its main gate.
The Campus has three main buildings, one for MBA and the remaining two for other degree courses. There is a canteen, an eco-café, a stationery shop and a Mother Dairy open during university hours. For the students into sports, there is a Basketball Court, a Badminton Court, a Football/Cricket ground, Archery Area. Free Dispensary is also there which opens during university hours.
YMCA University is considered as the top engineering university in the state of Haryana.It holds the seven Undergraduate B.Tech courses in the following Engineering fields :
- Computer Engineering
- Information Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Electrical Engineering
- Electronics and Communication Engineering
- Electronics Instrumentation and Control Engineering
- Civil Engineering
Admission to the above courses of the university is strictly provided, based on the ranks of the candidates in the Joint Entrance Examination.
It also offers two year Master of Technology (M.Tech)  and Master of Business Administration (MBA) courses. Admission is preferably through the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE), Common Admission Test (CAT) and Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), but first class engineering graduates are also considered.
Alongside these the university offers more Postgraduate courses. These are :
- Master of Science - Physics
- Master of Science - Chemistry
- Master of Science - Mathematics
- Master of Science - Environmental Sciences
- Master of Arts - Journalism and Mass Communication
- Master of Computer Applications
There are various cultural as well as technical clubs/societies of which the students can be a part of. The cultural clubs in YMCA are :
- Srijan - Quest Never Ends - Fine Arts and Crafts Club
- Vividha - Dramatics Society
- Nataraja - Western/Bhangra Dance Club
- Tarannum - Music Society
- Jhalak - Photography Club
- Vivekanand Manch
- Ananya - Debating and Literature Society
The technical clubs in YMCA are :
- BAHA SAE
YMCA University holds several annual festivals. 'ELEMENTS CULMYCA' is the annual cultural festival, which takes place in mid March where young students from all over India showcase their talents. KHOJ, the annual technical festival, involves students from technical institutions from the country.CONCOURSE is the annual sports meet.
YMCA University has eight hostels in total. These are :
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