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Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology

Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology (DCRUST), formerly Chhotu Ram State College of Engineering, Murthal (CRSCE), is a state university located in Murthal, Sonipat, Haryana, India. It was established in 2006 by an Act of the Government of Haryana, upgrading a 1986 established college.

Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University Of Science and Technology
Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology logo.jpg
Other name
DCRUST; DCR University; Murthal University
Former name
Chhotu Ram State College of Engineering, Murthal (1987-2006)
TypePublic university
Established1987 (1987)
FounderGovernment of Haryana
AffiliationAssociation of Commonwealth Universities
Religious affiliation
Secular
Academic affiliation
National Board of Accreditation; National Assessment and Accreditation Council; All India Council for Technical Education
ChancellorGovernor of Haryana
Vice-ChancellorRajendra Kumar Anayath
Address, , ,
131027
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Coordinates: 29°1′38″N 77°3′44″E / 29.02722°N 77.06222°E / 29.02722; 77.06222
CampusArea 273 acres (1.10 km2)
LanguageEnglish, Hindi
Websitewww.dcrustm.org
Panormic view of Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology (DCRUST) at Murthal.

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HistoryEdit

It was founded in 1986 by the Government of Haryana in memory of Sir Chhotu Ram (1881–1945). It was then known as the Chhotu Ram State College of Engineering, Murthal until the government of Haryana upgraded it to University on 6 November 2006 through an Act 29 of 2006 of the Legislature of the state of Haryana. The University has been considered eligible for grants under Section 12(B) of UGC Act, 1956 in March, 2009[1].[2]

LocationEdit

The university is located in Murthal on National Highway No. 44 at a distance of 50 km from Inter State Bus Terminal, Delhi and at a distance of 8 km from Sonipat railway station. The campus of the college has been developed on 273 acres (1.10 km2) of land which falls within the industrial and commercial belt extending from Kundli to Panipat.

DepartmentsEdit

The university has the following departments:[3]

Engineering/scienceEdit

  • Architecture
  • Biomedical
  • Biotechnology
  • Center of Excellence for Energy and Environment Studies (CEEES)
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Computer science
  • Electrical
  • Electronics and communication
  • Materials science & nanotechnology (MSN)
  • Mechanical

Management and humanitiesEdit

  • Humanities
  • Management

Sciences and mathematicsEdit

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Environmental science

Science cityEdit

Sonepat Science City, India's third "science city" (a very large science museum), is being developed on 44 acres of land in the DCRUST campus.[4]

HostelsEdit

 
boys's hostel in Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University Of Science and Technology

The university campus has a total of 7 hostels, three for women and 4 for men. The capacity of the women's hostels is 450; the men's hostels, 966..[5]

S.No. Men's hostel Women's hostel
1 K.S. Krishnan Hall (BH-1) Gargi Hall (GH)
2 Chandrashekhar Hall (BH-2) Kalpana Chawla Hall (KCH)
3 Hargobind Khurana Hall (BH-3) Mother Teresa Hall (MTH)
4 Aryabhat Hall (BH-4)

Foreign collaborationsEdit

To promote research in specific domains the university has the following collaborations with foreign institutions:

The University is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities[8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "List of Universities oh Haryana recognised by UGC". Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  2. ^ "About University". dcrustm.org. Retrieved 31 July 2011.
  3. ^ "Departments of DCRUST, Murthal". dcrustm.ac.in. Retrieved 5 December 2017.
  4. ^ Haryana to get third science city, Times of India, 2016.
  5. ^ "Hostel Facilities". dcrustm.ac.in. Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  6. ^ "Deenbandhu University collaborates with German University". indiancolleges.com. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
  7. ^ "Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University in student exchange collaboration with Germany's HOL varsity". The Times Of India. Retrieved 30 July 2012.
  8. ^ www.acu.ac.uk

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