Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Agra was established in 1927. The University is originally known as Agra University. Enthusiastic educationists like Rev. Canon A.W. Davis, Munshi Narain Prasad Asthana, Dr L.P. Mathur, Lala Dewan Chand, Rai Bahadur Anand Swaroop and Dr Brajendra Swaroop had to put their great efforts for the formation of the University. Formerly it had only four faculties - Arts, Sciences, Commerce and Law. Following Disciplines were added subsequently, Faculties of Medicine (1936), Agriculture (1938), Home Science (1980), Basic Sciences (1981), Fine Arts (1982) and Management (1994).
In 1996 the University was renamed as Dr BR Ambedkar University. University is a state university, recognized and funded by the UGC. The University takes care of the educational need of the seven districts of Agra Division including Agra, Aligarh, Mainpuri, Hathras, Firozabad, Etah and Mathura. Besides having approximately 200 affiliated colleges, the University has more than 10 residential Institutes spread over Paliwal Park, Khandari Campus, Civil Lines Campus and Chhaleshar Campus. The University is getting accolades as a centre for higher scientific vocational and job oriented education and innovative research. The University is a member of The Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
The University is steadily surging ahead as a centre for higher scientific vocational and job oriented education and innovative research. The goal of the University is to innovate in the field of education and to become a centre of excellence both Nationally and Internationally. The University is not only confined to impart quality education but also to satisfy the burning desire of the students who are exploring the creative intellect and learning attitude of the students.
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