Maharishi Markandeshwar University - Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Ambala, erstwhile known as Maharishi Markandeshwar Education Trust was founded with the objective of social, educational and economic upliftment of society in the year 1993, in the name of Lord Shiva’s devotee, “Maharishi Markandeshwar Ji”. MM University Trust, Mullana - Ambala has become a symbol of quality education in technical, professional and medical streams in northern India and has been carrying on its lineage for over 16 years.
In exercise of powers conferred under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956, the Central Government, on the advice of the University Grants Commission, has declared Maharishi Markandeshwar University, Mullana – Ambala comprising ten of its teaching institutions, as “Deemed University” vide Notification No. F.9-65/2006-U.3 (A) dated 12-6-2007. The constituent institutions of the University are MM Engineering College; MM Institute of Computer Technology & Business Management (MCA); MM College of Dental Sciences & Research; MM Institute of Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation; MM Institute of Computer Technology & Business Management (Hotel Management); MM Institute of Medical Sciences & Research; MM Institute of Management; MM College of Nursing; MM College of Pharmacy; and MM Institute of Nursing, Mullana, Ambala. These institutes are also approved by the regulatory bodies like Medical Council of India, Dental Council of India, Indian Nursing Council, Indian Association of Physiotherapists, All India Council for Technical Education etc.
The Trust today has evolved as a symbol of holistic value-based quality education of global dimensions shaping the talents and aspirations of bright young generations at undergraduate and post-graduate level. Today it has built temples of learning, equipped with state-of-art infrastructure and excellent faculty drawn from institutions and industry across the country.
The MM University is an epitome of quality education, imparting value-based, career-oriented, professional and technical education in the area of Engineering, Technology, Medical Sciences and Dental Science, Paramedical, Physiotherapy, Pharmacy, Management Studies etc.
The University has taken upon itself a great deal of social responsibility to provide the best in terms of academics, extra-curricular activities, infrastructure and environment as a whole. The carefully selected faculty members are an important asset of MMU for providing sound academic inputs blended with organization of National Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, Industry-academia interactions and orientation towards Research, Innovation, etc.
The Faculty members are highly qualified with long teaching experience acquired at the prestigious Institutes of our country and have to their credit a large number of books and research papers published in refereed journals of national and international repute. The MM University provides an environment which is fully conducive to all academic pursuits while offering many Faculty Development schemes for University teachers to participate in national and international conferences. In order to update the knowledge of the students and teachers while keeping them abreast with latest research in subject, Seminar, Conferences, Industry-Academic Interfaces, programmes are organized as a routine activity at the MM institutions. University publishes its bi-annual journal “ MM University Journal of Management Practices” to promote research.
The University can take pride in providing best infrastructure for its various Institutes, with well-equipped Labs and workshops having ultra-modern latest equipments in keeping with the norms prescribed by the respective regulating Councils for carrying out experiments by students. It also provides through a newly constituted Consultancy Cell a time-bound schedule for the consultancy services by the faculty to Govt. Departments and outside private agencies at reasonable and competitive rates.
The whole campus has networking with optic fibre line and 20 Mbps connectivity. Edusat, Language Lab, Entrepreneurship Development Cell. MM University provides scholarships to students on merit. It also has attractive provisions of awarding financial assistance to deserving students on Merit-cum-means basis as also Medals with cash prizes to meritorious students who excel in various fields like academic, sports, culture, etc.
Sports and cultural programmes are integral part of the students’ activities. The students of all the Institutes are motivated to regularly participate in these activities. The facilities available on the campus include Cricket, Hockey, Football, Basketball, Volley Ball, Tennis, Badminton; etc. apart from indoor games.
The key differentiator of the Maharishi Markandeshwar University is to focus on high quality research with emphasis on overall development of the students of MM institutions to equip them not only in academic contents of their courses but also to make them good human beings, who would be pride of the nation and would make a mark wherever they would go.
Understanding its social responsibility the University Hospital has provided healthcare facilities in the neighborhood vicinity, within a radius of 50 Kms. by establishing dispensaries and Health Care centers. The University provides the conveniences to the patients seeking medical treatment by way of free bus services from various convenient points in all neighboring villages and townships.
With the introduction of more courses and opening of the new institutions, more and more institutional buildings, an auditorium, an administrative block, several hostels and houses are being constructed. A 3-star Hotel-cum-Resort is coming up to provide accommodation to visitors and also to act as Laboratory for the students of the MM Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology.
MM University has developed Academic Bodies, to set up high standards, design innovations and interdisciplinary courses in emerging areas and improve the curriculum of the existing courses keeping in view the latest trends and market needs. The MM University has, thus, taken up a big challenge to bring about a change in the educational, cultural and social environment of the society and strives hard towards furtherance of its goal.