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Chaudhary Charan Singh University

Chaudhary Charan Singh University (CCS University), formerly Meerut University, is a public state university located in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India. The university was established in 1965.[1] It was later renamed to its current name after Chaudhary Charan Singh, former Prime minister of India.[1] The university celebrated its silver jubilee in 1991.

Chaudhary Charan Singh University
Chaudhary Charan Singh University logo.jpg
Former names
Meerut University
Motto in English
Where that supreme treasure of Truth resides
Type Public
Established 1965
Chancellor Governor of Uttar Pradesh
Vice-Chancellor Narendra Kumar Taneja
Registrar Deep Chand (IAS officer)
Location Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC
Website www.ccsuniversity.ac.in

Professor Narendra Kumar Taneja is the current vice-chancellor of the university.[2]


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HistoryEdit

The university started as Meerut University later named after Chaudhary Charan singh (Former Prime minister of India). the university having various schools of studies viz. sciences, Humanities and Social Sciences, and Engineering. M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes were started in 1969. In 1973, Post Graduate level courses were also introduced with the modernized syllabi.

AcademicsEdit

There are five faculties with 22 UGC sponsored and 35 self-financed/job oriented courses being run in the campus. A distinct feature of the academic program is the semester system.

LibrariesEdit

Library was established in 1968 to serve the academic community of the university in particular and this region of the state in general. In 1969, the library was temporarily moved in L.L.R.M Medical College Campus. A few buildings were built in 1970 at the university campus and the library was housed in room No. 106 on the ground floor of the Institute of Advanced Studies. Construction of the library was started in 1970 and it was formally declared open by the first Chancellor, Dr Gopal Reddy on 11 January 1972. The shoebox type library building is designed on modular pattern. It provides 2655.38 sq. meters of floor area spread over four floors. The Library is now known as Raja Mahendra Pratap Library.

Affiliated collegesEdit

The University has many degree colleges affiliated to it. They fall in two divisions: Meerut and Saharanpur with nine districts including Bagpat, Bulandshahr, Gautam Budh Nagar, Ghaziabad, Hapur, Meerut, Muzaffarnagar, Saharanpur and Shamli.

Notable alumniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Chaudhary Charan Singh University - About Us". Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 19 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "UPTU, Chaudhary Charan Singh University get new VCs". Retrieved 2015-10-29. 

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