In 1993 a young man with just twenty nine thousand and loads of determination embarked on a mission to transform the higher education landscape of the Doon valley. Graphic Era Deemed to be University is the culmination of the vision of its founder, Prof (Dr) Kamal Ghanshala, who had the dream to change the destiny of thousands of youth, through quality and holistic education and his vision took a concrete shape in the form of Graphic Era Institute in 1996.
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’.
University has acquired transnational dimensions through student exchange and knowledge sharing programs with many foreign universities and has been acclaimed and honored at international forums for its brilliance in upholding the highest standards of education. With recognition from prestigious institutions, Graphic Era University is setting new benchmarks in education. It has taken big initiative in engineering programs by getting into Partnerships with Tata Technologies and IBM to create next age Engineering Professionals through Industry Collaborations. Graphic Era hosts Technology Business Incubator that provides support for technology-based entrepreneurship. At present, Graphic Era has innumerable students on its rolls, pursuing education in different disciplines, ranging from engineering, science, business, management, commerce, hospitality to humanities and social sciences. The alumni of Graphic Era can be encountered worldwide in marquee brands like Apple, Google, Microsoft, HSBC, to name a few and in the service of the nation in all wings of the Armed forces.
Graphic Era (Deemed to be University) has been conferred All-India NIRF Rank 75 in the Engineering Category, thus being accorded as the highest-ranked Engineering University in Uttarakhand, after IIT Roorkee, in the MHRD NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework) Rankings in Septemeber 2021. The University has also been awarded All India Rank 98 in the University Category and All India Rank 64 in Management Category, establishing GEU as the highest-ranked university in Uttarakhand amongst all Government and Private universities in the state.
GEU stands proud as the only university in Uttarakhand recognized as one among the top 100 Universities of the country, as an abode of learning and excellence, surpassing all parameters of assessment like teaching, learning, research, graduation outcome, outreach, industrial presence and more for Indian Institutions of higher education.
MHRD Gazette Notification - Regularizing/Extending - Deemed to be University Status - Graphic Era
On June 8th, 2018, Graphic Era was awarded the coveted Regularized Status of a Deemed to be University, from the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, solidifying its state as a quality driven entity focused towards providing quality higher education to the youth of the country.
All India Council for Technical Education (A Statutory body under Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India)
NIRF Ranked Top Engineering Institution in Uttarakhand
NIRF 2020 Univeristy Ranking Certificate
QS I∙GAUGE E-LEAD Certificate