University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya

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University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya
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USTM Seal
Motto in English
Unveiling Excellence
TypeState University (Private)
Established2011
ChancellorMahbubul Hoque
Vice-ChancellorDr P K Goswami
Academic staff
100+
Students3000+
Location
CampusTechno City, Kling Road (400 acres) (main campus)
NicknameUSTM
AffiliationsUGC
AICTE
NCTE
AIU
BCI
Websitewww.ustm.ac.in

The University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (or simply USTM) is an autonomous university in India located at Ri-Bhoi, in the state Meghalaya. It is the first State Private University on Science and Technology in the entire Northeast India. The University is established through the University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya Act, 2008 of the Government of Meghalaya. This University is a project of Education Research & Development Foundation (ERDF), the largest educational network in the North Eastern region of India.

History[edit]

The University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) has been established under the provisions of University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya Act (No.6 of 2008) enacted by the Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya and notified vide Gazette Notification No. LL(B)87/2008/21, dated 02.12.2008 of Government of Meghalaya. The University is empowered by University Grants Commission (UGC), to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956.

Recognition & Accreditation[edit]

USTM is recognised by UGC and approved by AICTE, and NCTE, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. USTM has also complied to UGC's 12(B) status.

Academics[edit]

The University is divided into following academic units:

School of Biological Sciences[edit]

  • Biotechnology
  • Food Science & Technology
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Microbiology

School of Applied Science[edit]

  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Disaster Management
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Mathematics

School of Social Science & Humanities[edit]

  • English
  • Public Administration
  • Political Science
  • Rural Development
  • Library & Information Sciences
  • Sociology
  • Social Work

School of Media Sciences & Cultural Studies[edit]

  • Media Sciences

School of Engineering Technology[edit]

  • Electronics
  • Computer Application

School of Business Science[edit]

  • Economics
  • Commerce
  • Business Administration

Prof. Qoumrul Hoque School of Education[edit]

  • Education
  • Psychology
  • B.ED

School of Law and Research[edit]

  • B.A.LLB
  • LLB

MoU & Collaboration[edit]

USTM has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with different Institutes & Universities:

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