Maharaja Agrasen University is a private University located in Baddi, Himachal Pradesh, India, founded by Dr. Nand Kishore Garg in the present-day town of Barotiwala in 2013. Maharaja Agrasen University inaugurated by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India on 25 May 2013. The university established under Maharaja Agrasen (Establishment and Regulation) Act, 2012 (Act. No. 15 of 2013) is situated in the picturesque backdrop of Kasauli Hills.
Maharaja Agrasen University follows the noble and pious legacy of Maharaja Agrasen, born during the last stages of Dwapar Yuga who established the kingdom of Agroha, in Haryana. His monarchy consisted of 18 units.Maharaja Agrasen Technical Education Society established in 1998.
Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Technology Delhi established in 1999.
MAIT is affiliated to Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and presently has 4000 students.
Maharaja Agrasen Institute of Management Studies Delhi, established in 2003.
Maharaja Agrasen University administrators began a long-term effort to strengthen Maharaja Agrasen University's reputation both nationally and internationally.Interdisciplinary work was emphasized, as was recruiting diverse faculty and their initiative Reaches Goal Early.
The university's campus spans 16 acres (0.065 km2). The hilly environments surrounding parts of the campus make the University's transforming influence. The University promises to equip all students with knowledge and talent to lead their lives in righteous and conscienious manner.
Maharaja Agrasen University University has Five schools for undergraduates & postgraduates: the Institute of technology, the School of Architecture & Design, the School of Management, the School of Law, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Humanities, and the School of Applied Science.
The University's special academic facilities include a Library, language lab, computer centre, the Maharaja Agrasen University auditorium, Open Theatre, the Maharaja Agrasen University playground, a Gym, a forensic lab, moot court, legalaid clinic.In dataquest magazine survey 2013 MAIT ranked 15th in India including IIT's and IIIT's.
MAIT graded AAA in Yahoo Education Ranked Best Engineering College in North India.
The University's graduate and postgraduate schools include the Institute of technology, the School of Architecture & Design, the School of Management, the School of Law, the School of Pharmacy, the School of Humanities, and the School of Applied Science.
Maharaja Agrasen University offers 10 arts, commerce, law and sciences programs, four engineering programs, two management programs and one architecture program, which allows students to design their own interdisciplinary programs in arts,commerce,law & sciences, and IDEAS, which allows students to design their own engineering program.
The University has signed MoU with IL & FS on 14 March 2014 in the area of skill development under the Star Scheme of National Skill Development Council(NSDC) Government Of India.This scheme will be free of cost for all participants. It also contemplates that the students of the areas in the vicinity of the University, who had discontinued their education will also be facilitated under the same scheme.
The mission of the EDCs is to develop Institutional mechanism, to create entrepreneurial culture to foster growth of innovation and entrepreneurship amongst the faculty and student of our University.Prof. Deepankar Kumar Ashish presented a paper on "Properties of concrete incorporating waste marble powder as partial substitute of cement and sand" Presented at The 2016 World Congress on The 2016 Structures Congress (Structures16), At Jeju Island, Korea.
Prof.(Dr.) R.K.Misra Presented a paper on "Negotiating Identities in Cyber Space" Presented at the NCITSLR-2013 Organised by Panjab University in 2013.
Prof.(Dr.) R.K.Misra presented a research paperentitled "Crack in the Canadian Mosiac :Neil Bissoondath's Selling Illusions: The Cult of Multiculturalism in Canada".
South Asian Ensemble4.2&3 (spring and summer 2013).153-165.Sahoo.Sarojini, "Disillusionment".Trans. South Asian Ensembles5.3.4(Summer & fall 2013):46-48.Dr. Amit Kumar Dashora, presented a paper on "Present education system of india and need for constitutional Amendments" in UGC Sponsored National Seminar on incorporation of Swami Vivekanand's Thoughts in the curriculum of Contemporary Education System, organised by Maharaja Sayajirao University,Baroda,2013.
Dr. Shiv kumar Giri, Maharaja Agrasen University has been sanctioned a project entitled " Establishment and biological characterization of Hematopoietic stem cell lines derived from Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) umbilical cord blood" worth Rs 23 lakhs by Scientific and Engineering research Board(SERB) Deptt. of Science and Technology,Government of India.
Maharaja Agrasen University requires its students to live on campus for the first four years of undergraduate and two years of postgraduate life.MAU administration as an effort to help students connect more closely with one another and sustain a sense of belonging within the Maharaja Agrasen University community.
Students can choose to reside on either campus or outside campus, although the majority of students choose to live on campus. Campus provides housing for over 450 students in hostel buildings.Maharaja Agrasen University has organized a Two day National Seminar on Corporate Social Responsibility for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in its Campus. The Seminar ha been organised in collaboration with Himachal Pradesh Commerce and Management Association(HPCMA).
Prof. A.D.N. Bajpai marked his presence as the Chief Guest of the seminar and gave a vivid picture of various social activities undertaken by the Himachal University in his tenure.The outdoor sport facilities of Maharaja Agrasen University consist of Cricket Playground, Badminton court and Basketball Court. The indoor sport facilities are the Campus Gym, Boys hostel Gym, Girls hostel Gym, Table Tennis and Badminton Court. The campus presents a lively atmosphere at all times.
Students are encouraged to display their talents in Sport events, and these are organized entirely be students themselves. Many of our students from this campus have won awards at competition The playing grounds and gyms are in the charge of Physical Education Department. The sport facilities are open to not only the University students but also the faculty members.
Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) have been signed with Auburn University, University of Leicester, University of Colombo and Ghana Technology University College in Ghana.