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Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar

Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar

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About the College:

Gurukul Kangri University or Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya ('गुरुकुल कांगड़ी विश्वविद्यालय') is a Deemed to be University located in the city of Haridwar in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya was founded on March 4, 1902 by Swami Shraddhanandaji with the sole aim to revive the ancient Indian Gurukula System of education, on the bank of Ganges at a distance of about 6 km. from Hardwar and about 200 km. from Delhi. This institution was established with the objective of providing an indigenous alternative to Lord Macaulay’s education policy by imparting education in the areas of vedic literature, Indian philosophy, Indian culture, modern sciences and research.It is a deemed to be university fully funded by UGC/Govt. of India. Arya Samaj has been advocating women’s education since the day it was founded. As part of its policies for the up-liftment of women in the country, Kanya Gurukula Campus, Dehradun was established in 1922 by Acharya Ramdevji as a second campus of women’s education. To give real shape to the dreams of Swami Shraddhanandaji, Kanya Gurukula Campus, Hardwar was established in 1993.

Gurukula has witnessed many distinguished guests in its journey till date. To name a few of them are Mr.C.F. Andrews, Former Prime Minister of Britain, Mr. Remjy Mcdonald, Mahatma Gandhi, Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya, Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Dr Radha Krishnan, Sh.Jamnalal Bajaj,Dr. Munje, Sadhu Vaswani,Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru, Smt. Indira Gandhi and Sh.Gyani Jail Singh, Sh.L.K.Advani and recently in 2011 Smt.Meira Kumar, Speaker Lok Sabha visited the vishwavidyalaya.

The university has separate campuses for boys and girls.

  • Main Campus, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar (Boys only)
  • Kanya Gurukul Mahavidhyalaya, Haridwar (Girls only)
  • Kanya Gurukul Mahavidhyalaya, Dehradun (Girls only)

 

Courses Offer:

The university provides education in modern sciences, technology and management, as well as covering traditional subjects such as Vedic literature, Indian philosophy and culture.

The Faculty of Life Science provide B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D degree in the following subjects

  • Botany (B.Sc./Ph.D)
  • Zoology (only in B.Sc./Ph.D)
  • Industrial Microbiology/Microbiology (B.Sc, M.Sc. and Ph.D)
  • Environmental Science (M.Sc/Ph.D)

The Faculty of Engineering and Technology provides B.Tech. degrees in the following subjects

  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Master of Computer Applications

The Faculty of Management Studies provides the following PG degree programs and now UG program (2013 onwards) also in the area of management, finance and economics -

  • Master of Business Administration (with electives in HR, Marketing, Finance, Production & IT)
  • Master of Business Finance (with electives in Investment, Banking & Insurance)
  • Master of Business Economics
  • Bachelor of Business Administration

Research and Consulting facilities are also available in the department.

 

Address:

P.O Gurukula Kangri,Haridwar-249404

 

 

Email:

registrar@gkv.ac.in

 

Phone:

01334-311881