University: Uttarakhand Aawasiya Vishwavidyalaya
Address: Khatyadi, Almora – 263601
Phone: 1800 180 4025
Chancellor: Dr. K. K. Paul
Courses: BA), (BCOM), (BSC),(LLB),( MSC),( LLM),( MA)
University Type: Public
Founded Year: 2016
Vice-chancellor: H. S. Dhami
Uttarakhand residential university came into existence on 6th September 2016 by the act no.20 of the state of Uttarakhand vide Gazette notification no.230/XXXVI(3)/2016/23(1)/2016 of the legal and parliamentary affairs department of the state with an aim to create a holistic learning centre focused on understanding and responding to societal concerns. The University is contemplated to become a think tank, innovative driver, catalyst and a partner providing sustainable and inclusive technologies and research support for socioeconomic development in the best interest of the state.
Two main complementary ways in which the university proposes to work, will be Development of integrative, impactful degree and professional certificate programmes that shall focus on understanding and responding to contemporary environmental and health issues with special reference to the state of Uttarakhand. Promoting collaborations with academia, industries and research organizations in partnership with other societal groups, community based organizations, which may look externally to work in partnership with other societal groups, community based organizations, non-profit public agencies, policy makers and business groups.
The mission of Uttarakhand Residential University (URU) is to create an atmosphere where students create and apply knowledge by thinking and doing, preparing for leadership in a rapidly changing world. We believe that an intelligent student who is comfortable just in reading books, can also study practically BUT a student who learns better practically, will not be able to study properly just by reading, so, education should be skill based rather than knowledge based so that it will be easy for all students to study faster and understand better.
University has decided to initiate following courses under PPP model to become an institution to nurture employable human resource embedded with life skills. Most important part of these courses shall be “On the job Training” (OJT) as part of the curriculum that aims to train and orient students about the work and their future career. OJT is very important not only to teach students their chosen career but also to show students the reality about working. It will be a rigorous training plan put in place to ensure that the employee has the skills needed to be successful, contributing to long-term
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