• Establishment Year

    Old

    1957

    age = 60 years

  • university type

    Public
  • university NAAC grade

    A

Available University Facilities

  • Hostel

  • Sports

  • Library

More about Vikram University

Vikram University, situated in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh was established in March, 1957 with its foundation stone being laid by the then Home Minister of India Shri Govind Vallabh Pant. The university is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and had been accredited with grade A by NAAC. The vision of Vikram University is to establish itself as a seat of learning by creating, advancing and disseminating knowledge and providing education in order to develop a peaceful human society. The mission of the university is to provide quality education and develop skills and moral values of the students. Its aim is to provide knowledge of modern subjects along with a strong background of traditional subjects.

The convocations held by the University in the past years have been attended and addressed by various eminent personalities like Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, Sir C. P. Ramaswami Ayyar, Dr. Kalulal Shrimali, Pt. Dwarkaprasad Mishra, Pt. Kunjilal Dube, Babu Jagjiwanram, Dr. Govind Narayan Singh, Smt. Mahadevi Verma, Smt. Indira Gandhi, Dr. Sarojini Mahishi, Dr. Gopal Swarup Pathak, Prof. Nurul Hasan, Dr. Hargovind Khurana and Dr. Satish Chandra.

The University has also been recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university offers courses in various streams at undergraduate, postgraduate as well as research level. It has a learned and experienced faculty to impart the best quality of education with focus on all-round development of the students.

Available College Facilities

The university has excellent infrastructural facilities such as separate hostels for boys and girls, guest house for external examiners and visiting faculty, health centre, bank, a well-equipped library, university press, computer centre, post office, etc.

 

Hostel

The university has four boys' hostels, namely Kalidas Hostel, Bhartihari Hostel, Sandipani Hostel and J.N.I.B.M. Hostel  with a total of 348 rooms and one girls' hostel with 100 rooms on single as well as sharing basis. In addition to these, there are two other hostels in the university campus for SC and ST students. These hostels are under the control of Department of Tribal Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh. 

Facilities available in Hostel

  • Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel
  • Dormitory
  • AC Rooms
  • Non AC Rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cafetaria
  • ATM
  • General Store
  • Gym
  • Medical Clinic / Shop
  • CCTV
  • Bookshop
  • Laundry
  • Air Cooler Rooms
  • Power Backup
  • Post Office
  • Parking for Two / Four Wheelers
  • Salon
  • TV Room
  • Photocopy Machines
Sports

The university has a department of physical education and sports which was established in 1960. It works towards the academic training about sports and organizes all competitive sports activities. The department has a gymnasium as well as playgrounds where sports activities take place. The department organizes various inter college competitions as well. The students can participate in various sports such as Athletics boxing, badminton, basketball, chess, cross country races, cricket, football, gymnastics, malkhambh, handball, hockey, judo, kabaddi, kho-kho, powerlifting, weight-lifting, tennis, table-tennis, softball, swimming, volleyball, wrestling and yoga.

 

Facilities available in Sports

  • Swimming Pool
  • Basketball Court
  • Tennis Court
  • Cricket Ground
  • Football Ground
  • Badminton Court
  • Shooting Ranges
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball Court
Library

Vikram University Library was established in 1957 and was renamed as Maharaja Jiwaji Rao Library after it was shifted into its new premises. The library has acquired 160856 books with special collections of Kalidas, Tulsi, Gandhi’s works. The library has also procured 1645 Ph.D. thesis and 6049 P.G. dissertations. It has published 22 bibliographical and current affairs publications. The library provides various other services such as Inter library loan, selective dissemination of information, Micro film reading facilities, etc.

Facilities available in Library

  • Number of books
  • Number of online journals
  • Number of magazine subscriptions
  • Computerized library
  • Book bank facility