Academics overview

Director, Academics

Professor of Geology Former Dean (Science); Director (SFS)

Established on August 26, 1975, Bundelkhand University was set up to fulfill his dream of creating a new institution of higher learning relevant to the time and need of the nation in general and Bundelkhand region in particular with a mission “To impart quality vocational and scientific education through basic and applied research, to improve the quality and value of humane irrespective of gender, caste, nationality and religion” in the past decade. Bundelkhand University is striving to provide academic leadership to satisfy the need and desire of the students, who want to explore their creative intellect and learning attitude to receive Graduate, Post Graduate and Doctoral Degrees.

The University comprises of 27 Institutes of Higher Learning with 100+ study programmes. Multi disciplinary and inter-disciplinary programmes at undergraduate and post graduate level offered by the university provide more career options at national and global level. In the years to follow, there is immense scope in Biomedical Sciences, Life Sciences, Microbiology, Computer Applications, Tourism and Hotel Management, Business Administration, Banking Economics & Finance, Pharmacy, Law, Mathematics, Statistics, Library Automation, International Business Management, Food Science and Technology and Geology. There are immense opportunities and scope for career and growth with the joint ventures and collaborations with leading countries in bioinformatics, tourism, geo-informatics, management and food processing.

The University curriculum is in tune with the requirements of the rapid globalisation in academic sector. The curriculum have been evolved in such a way that theoretical knowledge is effectively complemented with analytical/practical skills, and

industrial/on-the-job training. Special emphasis has been given to strengthen communication and managerial skills, inculcating leadership qualities, infusing self- confidence and self-reliance, and, developing planning acumen and entrepreneurial aptitude among the incumbent students and scholars so that they could successfully carve-out the desired career niche for them.

The university has contributed significantly in the academic, cultural and economic development of the region by introducing various interdisciplinary programmes oriented towards sustainable development, alternative energy, rain water harvesting, organic farming, land use planning. The university aims to commence short term diploma and certificate courses can open vocational opportunities for the students under B.Voc. programme in near future. To equip the students with communication skills language lab has been established for the students of various professional courses

The syllabus is revised periodically as per the industry and profession needs. Induction of industry expert has been made mandatory by the Govt. of U.P. to get best input and make the syllabi more useful and relevant. To ensure admitting and producing quality manpower the university admits students through proper aptitude and entrance test in all the courses.

It is ensured that Seminars, Workshops and Conferences are made integral part of the curriculum. Subject Experts, veteran professionals and scientists are invited to share their knowledge and expertise with the faculty members, research scholars and students during the Seminars, Workshops and Conferences. In professional courses like Engineering and Technology, Management, Computer Science & Applications, IT, Pharmacy, Rehabilitation Sciences, Social Work winter and summer industrial training has been made compulsory.

On account of its noteworthy achievements, the Bundelkhand University received recognition under Section 12 B of the University Grants Commission and the courses are approved by AICTE, Pharmacy Council of India, Medical Council of India (MCI), Bar Council, NCTE, Council of Architecture (COA) and other concerned agencies, wherever applicable

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in March 2017, based on the infrastructure and academic performance has graded the Bundelkhand University as B++, which in itself speaks of the determination vis a vis performance of this young institution. The University is also the first in the state to be 3rd time reaccredited by the NAAC and ISO 9001:2008 certified.

The Training and Placement Cell is actively pursuing campus placements for the students of various fields. It can truly be said that the placement of the students is like a barometer for the health of an Academic Institution.

The Traning and Placement Cell organised drives of leading organisation Jubilant Chamysys, Dabur India (Lite bite foods), Pradaan (a leading NGO), Larsen Tourbo, HCL, Comnet, ACE data devices, Interglobe technologies, ICICI Lombard, Axis bank, Du Pont and BASF. Approximately 141 students were placed by these drives. The students also attended pooled campuses at Kanpur, Lucknow, BIET Jhansi and CSE Ambabai for SSB, Army and Infosys as well.