About University

The Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow is one of the premier central Universities in the country. The jurisdiction of this residential University is over the entire state of Uttar Pradesh. Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University is a Central University, established on 10th January 1996. The 250 acres' University campus named 'Vidya Vihar' is located off the Raebareli road, about 10 Km. south of Charbagh, the main Railway Station of Lucknow. As one of the chief objectives of the University to cater to, and promote, the educational needs of the marginalized people, particularly the SC/ST communities and Women.

It is a residential University. The University is committed to develop as a centre of excellence in the field of higher education.

The uniqueness of University is evident from its basic philosophy, policies and programmes, which are spelt out and enshrined in the University Act and Statutes. The objectives of the University are:

  • to promote advanced knowledge by providing instructional and research facilities for integrated courses in Science and key frontier areas of Technology and other allied disciplines;
  • to offer appropriate courses relevant for the development of socially and educationally depressed section of the people, including agricultural technology and rural crafts;
  • to promote the study of the principles for which Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar worked during his lifetime, namely, national integration, social justice and democratic way of life, and also study of the Constitution of the World;
  • to take appropriate measures for promoting innovations in teaching-learning process in inter-disciplinary studies and research; and
  • to pay special attention to the promotion of educational and economic interests and weldare of the people in general and members belonging to the SC/ST in particular.

The University campus is developing fast and is already endowed with various facilities, viz., Post Office, Bank, Electricity Substations, Students' Hostels(Both Boys' & girls'), Guest House, Health Care Unit, Staff Quarters, Computer Centre, University Science Instrumentation Centre, Coaching Centre for SC/ST & Minorities, residential Coaching Academy, Placement Cell, Woman Cell, RTI Cell, SC/ST Cell, Legal Aid Clinic and Bus Shuttle Service, etc.