About Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University

The University was renamed as Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University in 1996. The University now caters to the educational need of the seven districts of Agra Division Agra, Aligarh, Mainpuri, Hathras, Firozabad, Etah and Mathura. Besides, the University is proud of having affiliated to it, Sarojini Naidu Medical College, which is one of the oldest and premier Medical Institute of the country. At present university has approx 200 affiliated colleges and 15 residential Institutes spread out in its four residential campus viz. Paliwal Park, Khandari Campus, Civil Lines Campus and Chhaleshar Campus. Furthermore, this university affiliates colleges of Homeopathy, extending all over the State of U.P. 

The University is steadily surging ahead as a centre for higher scientific vocational and job oriented education and innovative research. The goal of the University is to innovate in the field of education and to become a centre of excellence both Nationally and Internationally. The University is not only confined to impart quality education but also to satisfy the burning desire of the students who are exploring the creative intellect and learning attitude of the students. The University is making every effort to fulfill the spirit of University motto "Tamso Ma Jyotirgamay" moving from darkness to light. 

Though originally affiliating in nature, the University has over the years developed a sizeable residential wing consisting of following Institutes & independent Teaching Departments: 
  • 1. K. M Institute of Hindi & Linguistics(1953)
  • 2. Institute of Social Sciences (1957)
  • 3. Institute of Home Science (1968)
  • 4. Institute of Basic Science (1984)
  • 5. Department of Library Information Science (1984)
  • 6. Department of History (1985)
  • 7. Department of Adult and Continuing Education & Extension (1989)
  • 8. Department of Physical Education (1989)
  • 9. S.P.C.J. Institute of Commerce, Business Management & Economics (1993)
  • 10. Dau Dayal Institute of Vocational Education (1994)
  • 11. Institute of Engineering & Technology (1998)
  • 12. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Institute of Rural Development (1998)
  • 13. School of Life Sciences (1998)
  • 14. Department of Contemporary Social Studies & Law (1998)
  • 15. Lalit Kala Sansthan (Institute of Fine Arts) (2000)
  • 16. Institute of Computer and Information Science (2004)
  • 17. Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management (2004)