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. It was later renamed to its current name after Chaudhary Charan Singh, former Prime minister of India. The university celebrated its silver jubilee in 1991.
Motto in English
|Where that supreme treasure of Truth resides|
|Type||State University (Government)|
|Vice-Chancellor||Prof. Narendra Kumar Taneja|
|Registrar||Shri Dhirendra Kumar|
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 PhD programmes were started in 1969. In 1973, Post Graduate level courses were also introduced with the modernized syllabi.
There are five Faculties with 22 UGC sponsored and 35 self-financed/job oriented. University has Engineering College located in Campus Sir Chhoturam Institute of Engg. & Technology, It is the most leading and only government engineering college in Western UP. 7 courses being run in the campus. A distinct feature of the academic program is the semester system.
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.
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.
This article's list of alumni may not follow Wikipedia's verifiability policy. (December 2017)
- Mayawati, politician
- Sushil Kumar, wrestler
- K. C. Tyagi, Indian politician
- Kamal Davar, Indian Army officer, first Director General of the Defence Intelligence Agency
- Arun Govil, film actor
- Deepti Bhatnagar, actress and model
- Yuvika Chaudhary, actress
- Jai Verma, Nottingham-based poet and advocate of Hindi language and culture
- Ela Mishra, scholar and social activist. Author of Reshmi Rumaal Sharyantra.
- Rajnish Kumar, Chairman of State Bank of India
- Alka Tomar, wrestler
- Satyadev Prasad, archer
- Divya Kakran, wrestler
- Zeishan Quadri, actor and director
- K. P. S. Mahalwar, Legal education and administrator
- Kumar Vishwas, Member of AAP
- Bipin Rawat, Chief of Defence Staff
- Rajeev Kumar Varshney, Agricultural scientist
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- "Ms. Mayawati, Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Life History: At A Glance (Official Profile of Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh)". upgov.nic.in. Government of Uttar Pradesh. 16 July 2009. Archived from the original on 8 June 2008. Retrieved 26 December 2017.
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- Dr. Ela Mishra. Reshmi Rumaal Sharyantra (in Hindi). Manak Publications and Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind.
- "Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut". www.ccsuniversity.ac.in. Retrieved 17 June 2020.
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