About Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University)

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Welcome to Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University)

Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) brings together a community of wide ranging interests, competencies & aspirations from engineering, applied & life sciences, management, commerce, law , hospitality to humanities and social sciences, Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) initiative expands to all round knowledge , supporting you every step of the way in the programs of your choice to facilitate great learning.

The Graphic Era Educational Society, established in 1993, is a non-profit organization that aims to mobilize world class education and generate resources for providing and supporting quality education for all. The society recognizes the right of every individual to lead a life of dignity and self-respect in a just and equitable manner. At the initial phase Graphic Era Society established in 1997 Graphic Era Institute of Technology. Graphic Era Institute of Technology had the distinction of being first Self- financed educational institute in North India, offer engineering courses The Institute was the culmination of the dream of its visionary founder Prof. (Dr) Kamal Ghanshala to change the destiny of thousands of youth by providing an excellent and holistic professional education. He had visualized an educational hub that would cater to academic aspirations of innumerable young men and women and his vision took a concrete shape in the form of Graphic Era Institute.

In 2008 the Institute was accorded the status of Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 vide Notification F.9-48/2007-U.3(A) dated August 14, 2008 and Approved by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. In 2015 Graphic Era University was accredited by NAAC with grade ‘A’. NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) is an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country for upholding the quality of higher education.

The university is nestled amidst the beautiful and surroundings of Rajaji National Park, Dehradun, and offers an environment that fosters learning and stimulates creativity. Pleasant weather all round the year ensures that the students enjoy a rich and vibrant atmosphere. Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) is an institution that exudes brilliance and believes in igniting minds, making independent and learned intellectuals. Graphic Era has been acclaimed and honored at various events and occasions with numerous awards which speak volumes about the brilliance that is taught at Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University).

In more than two decades of existence Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) has re-defined the professional education by embracing innovations in study programs and constantly bringing paradigm shift in its pedagogical practices, curriculum and pushing the boundaries in generating work skills among the students. At Present Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) has more than 12000 students on its rolls, pursuing education in different streams. The state-of-the-art infrastructure, students facilities, industry centric curriculum, highly competent faculty members, research focused approach and high placement each year has made Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) a preferred choice of innumerable students, who nurture the aspirations to carve their own niche in the professional world. The university has acquired transnational dimensions through student exchange and knowledge sharing programs with many foreign universities and focus on international perspectives in teaching and research.

Each year we graduate innumerable students from our degree programs, with excellent knowledge and skill credentials. They are emerging as leaders, innovators, researchers trail blazers, scholars and adventure seekers and bringing laurels to the University at national and international levels and are adding many chapters to their success stories.

Our Location : Dehradun

Our Location: Dehradun

One of the very important factors to consider when choosing a university is its location. Whether you want to study in your home country or abroad, deciding on the location of the university is very crucial. Do you want a university that is located in a metropolitan area, a major city, a small town or a rural area? This will have a major impact on the quality of life for the time you will be attending the university.

You will find compelling reasons to choose Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) and one of them is, its location. Situated at Clement Town, nine km south of Dehradun in Uttarakhand, the University area is steeped in history. Clement town is famous for housing the world’s largest Stupa and the Mindrolling Monastery; one of the largest Buddhist centres in India. Mindrolling means “place of perfect emancipation” in Tibetan language.

Dehradun is located in the Garhwal region, in the Doon Valley, on the foothills of the Shivalik ranges of Himalayas, and nestled between the river Ganges and the river Yamuna. The city is 236 kilometers (147 mi) north of India's capital New Delhi. Dehradun valley appears like a normal bustling hill station at first glance. But look closer and you will see that it is steeped in heritage and history. The city is admired for its green landscapes, natural springs, ancient temples rivers and milder climate and provides a gateway to the surrounding region. It is well connected and in proximity to Himalayan tourist destinations such as Mussoorie, ‘Queen of Hills’, Auli, the Skiing resort of India and holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh along with the Himalayan pilgrimage circuit of Char Dham . The magical charm and pristine beauty of the land is not only limited to its welcoming nature, the terrain is equally admired for its legendary history and noted monuments, which speaks volumes about its imperial past.

Dehradun has both myth and history juxtaposed together. The recorded history of the place, and the mythological links associated with Dehradun , never fail to intrigue the visitors and help them to unfold the grandeur of the city. From being known as the abode of Lord Shiva and the birth place of Guru Dhronacharya, the great scholar and teacher, the city has attained many historical dimensions. The evidence of Great Emperor Ashoka having ruled here has also been found by the discovery of rare rock in Kalsi area, belonging to 250 B.C. The later records of the city tell you that the founder of Sikh faith, Sri Guru Nanak sought shelter in the city of Dehradun during mid 1400s and it was he who named the camps as Dehra-camp and Doon-Valley. The city has long list of landmarks and is home to some of the world famous oldest schools and colleges in India and institutes of national importance. In the year 2000 Dehradun was made the capital city of the state of Uttarakhand.

Dehradun is large enough to be interesting, yet small enough to be friendly!

You will find the traditional and modern milieu co-existing. On one hand you will see heritage buildings, canal system running underground through, the city also hosts many fairs and cultural festivals in arts & ideas, and ancient temples, over hanging ancient hills, spacious bungalows surrounded by Leechi trees, end number of natural tourist spots, on the other hand you are likely to meet strolling down the heritage Rajpur Road in Dehradun or Mall Road in Mussoorie, internationally acclaimed writers, like Ruskin Bond. Allen Sealy, Vikram Seth, the iconic media barons, highly decorated military personnel, taking a leisurely stroll Foodies” will find here a range of, traditional, Indian and international cuisines in numerous fine dining places, lounges, clubs and restaurants and shoppers will discover treasures at the one-of-a-kind shops and boutiques in uptown. You will find all the luxuries of an up market city with numerous multiplexes, high rising residential buildings, clubs, luxury hotels and an exciting night life.

Amidst it all you will find this beautiful valley proudly welcoming visitors to explore "the bounty of nature’,



Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University): Enabler Of Excellence

Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University): Enabler of Excellence

NAAC places Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) on number one position in North India NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) accredited Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) with grade A , in November2015 making Graphic Era University as number one university in the state Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) has been awarded A grade by NAAC after inspecting 38 deemed universities across the country.

Graphic Era is created by enthusiasm, curiosity, and a willingness to discover. In other words, it is yours to create. The experience of learning at Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) can be described as having Global perspectives, life-altering discoveries and new knowledge. Students learn through myriad ways; lectures, experiments, seminars, workshops, co-curricular activities, research, internship, mentorship and international opportunities

The fundamental commitment at Graphic Era for nearly 25 years has been to provide students with transformative educational experiences. Whether these experiences take place in the classrooms, on sports fields or in labs, our students leave this campus with the skills, knowledge and the enthusiasm to become leaders in their fields and make their mark in the world.

Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University), most famously associated with engineering and technology courses, has also proved its excellence in, computer applications, management allied sciences, law and humanities. It is a centre for research and specialized studies, an institution that has created engineers, managers, technocrats and entrepreneurs with a world class rating. Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) has been appreciated over the years by numerous parents owing to our excellent services and strict discipline levels. We realize our responsibility as creators of new knowledge, new ideas and translating them into practices that would serve our society and nation the best.


Learning at Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University)

Learning at Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University)

University isn’t just about learning in the classroom environment but developing social skills, gaining exposure to different perspectives and being curious about the world around you. Learning comes from bold conversations, new ideas and entrepreneurial solutions that change the world. Our pedagogy focuses on building the aptitude of the students through interactive sessions with their mentors, regular brainstorming sessions and participation in technical, cultural, recreational and personality building activities. The University offers a vibrant cultural ambience that aids in nurturing and showcasing the talent of the students.

Our academic requirements are among the most rigorous in the education field but once you arrive, you will have the full force of our resources behind you. There are countless opportunities for research, fellowships. Our universities create and expand knowledge, to ensure personal growth of the students and create opportunities of quality life.

The path you will take to new thinking is unique. Our strong pool of 300+ faculties, from IITs, IIMs, NITs and foreign universities, with proven academic and research credentials will walk with you on that path of discovery and exploration. Our faculty does not only teach but develops new innovations and new frontiers of knowledge, through their research and expertise.

All study programs offered at Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) are delivered with appropriate and customized teaching methodology that integrates learning, assimilates aesthetic and industrial dynamics across all levels and disciplines, giving a unique platform to each student to transform into professionals in their chosen field. Our pedagogy comprises lectures, seminars, tutorials, projects, workshops, practical. Apart from this, the students are engaged in activities which help them gain confidence in subjects they learn. Lot of opportunities of self study through assignments which require critical thinking, are also provided to students. We offer a challenging learning environment where students hone their analytical and reasoning prowess.



Learning Through Projects

Learning Through Projects:

Learning under all study programs involves a significant amount of teamwork. Several industries where students find employment emphasize the need for: A team player with good interpersonal skills. For this purpose, we at Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) incorporate projects involving student groups, which provide students with vital opportunities to effectively work as a team. These projects are useful learning tools where the students assimilate and implement all the concepts they have learned in the classroom to bring the project to fruition, write a report and make a presentation. Students sometimes need mentoring not only in technical aspects of a project but also in group interaction and effective team work. Our teachers play a crucial role in identifying their position in a dynamic group. Teachers discuss various teamwork- related problems that students might encounter and guide them through the process.



Industry academia interface is integral to the teaching methodology and curriculum

Industry academia interface is integral to the teaching methodology and curriculum:

Working in industry labs and workshops, live observation of the various machine designs and manufacturing processes, understanding the working of various sections and the interdependency among them, informative interactions with people at different management levels, industry workshops and lectures, are integral part of teaching and learning at Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University). Leading recruiters across industries actively and consistently target our graduates and post graduates for industry - academia interface.



Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning:

We create conditions for our students to learn through experience, and more specifically learning through reflection on doing and Hands-on learning. Such activities aim at putting the ‘bigger picture’ in front of the students and help them introspect and discover themselves from a fresh perspective. ‘Behavioral training’ complements the lecture inputs to maximize learning. The facilitators use adventure activities, camp games, natural settings, local people & their habitat to provide qualitative learning experiences.

At Graphic Era (Deemed To Be University) students are encouraged to join various clubs and undertake activities that are central to their course of study





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Thanks to all of you. Had a wonderful experience here since morning. Kind of research you are driving is really amazing. Seeing the progress of this University, I can say that if I were a student and had the choice...
Mr. Rajiv Arora, Director-DPE, Microsoft-India

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The total number of career streams and the options we have in this university, it's probably one of the differentiators from other educational institutions. There is a commitment in this university to bring in...
Mr. Rajiv Sachdeva, Vice-President-Technical, IBM

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The recruitment numbers have continuously gone up year on year, indicating that the performance of students in the recruitment process has been continuously improving, the students were found to be...
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Graphic Era students hired by me in the past organizations like HCL Tech, Birlasoft were of good quality and exhibited great competence. Their dedication and execution of activities were remarkable...
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It was great experience visiting GEU campus. The student quality was good not only in terms of academic knowledge but also in terms of their personality and grooming. We look forward to having...
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We wish to congratulate all the selected students, faculty and management for their focus on imparting quality education which led to selection of good students during the campus recruitment process conducted for 2012 batch pass outs....
Mr. Shoaib Mehraj, North Zone Hiring Lead Campus Recruitment Accenture India

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The quality of students is exceptional and the way placement process is handled is at par with best of the management institute of India...
Mr. Ankit Thakkar, Chief Technological Officer Satguru Travels

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Coming to Graphic Era and meeting the extra-ordinary students here was really a wonderful experience. In future we look forward for more interaction, hospitality was great too with good memories...
Mr. H.P Arya, GM-Human Resource, JBM Group

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Students have good knowledge on domain, good environment in college and good campus. Very proactive students never seen before, awesome to study in Graphic Era University...
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It was nice opportunity for me to interact with future talent, who are being developed in your institution. I shall appreciate their dreams, they shared & their commitment to deliver to the highest...
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It was a fantastic experience to interact with the students of Graphic Era University, Dehradun. I am highly impressed with their zeal to quickly learn and grasp the concepts shared with them...
Mr. Rajiv Arora, - Director-DPE - Microsoft-India

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It has always been a great experience recruiting students from Graphic Era...
Mr. Pankaj Mehrotra, President CeaseFire Industries.

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Excellent Infrastructure. It was a pleasure to visit & we look forward to visiting the campus in future...
Mr. Anvita Madan, Manager - HR SBI Life.

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A good institute that has a bright future ahead. Students here are humble & enthusiastic...
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