History of Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University
The Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University, Ajmer
is a comparatively young University of the country which came into existence on 1st August, 1987.
Ever since its inception the University has for the last 25 years never settled for a slow pace – it has steadily and successfully marched on the road to development attaining several milestones during its journey of growth and progress. There has been an astonishing growth in the University infrastructure which includes magnificent buildings, hi-tech science laboratories, a state-of-the-art Computer Centre, a prestigious Library, an Administrative and Examination Block, a Science and a Management Block and a highly impressive Vice-Chancellor’s Secretariat.
There has been a simultaneous increase in the number of affiliated colleges and the academic scenario has reached new horizons. There are promising job oriented courses and intensive research orientedprogrammes. There are also Self financing courses in several teaching departments. The University was accredited as B++ by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore in 2004. The University is now in the process of reaccreditation by the NAAC.
The C-Net center, EDU-SAT, campus wide-networking using OFC 6 core are all a reflection of the emphasis of the University to the fact that gaining knowledge can no longer be restricted to the four walls of any institution. There is always scope to explore research and discover while sailing through the process of gaining education.
The teaching departments and centres of learning at the university campus include Botany, Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Environmental Science, Food Science and Nutrition, History, Journalism, Law, Library and Information Science, Management Studies, Microbiology, Political Science, Population Studies, Pure & Applied Chemistry, Remote Sensing andGeoinformatics, Sanskrit, Yogic Sciences and Human Consciousness, Zoology and Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management (CESBM). There are 226 Government and Private Colleges affiliated to this University, which are spread over 4 districts of the state of Rajasthan.