About Teerthanker Mahaveer University
The Teerthanker Mahaveer University, established by an ‘Act’ (No. 30) of 2008 of the Government of Uttar Pradesh, and approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), since inception in 2008, vide letter No. F. 9-31/2008(CPP-1) dated October, 2008.
The university is located on National Highway-24, barely 144 Km from New Delhi. The University stands committed to the ideals of Lord Mahaveer-Right Philosophy, Right Knowledge, and Right Conduct-in all spheres of activity and aspires to be recognized as the ultimate destination for world-class education.
After the University was established in 2008, Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing, Para-medical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Hospital Administration, Physical Education, Engineering, Architecture, Polytechnic, Law, Journalism, Fine Arts, Language Studies, Jain Studies, Women Studies, Disability Studies, Directorate of Distance Education and Agriculture have been established to meet rising aspirations of the youth.
About Central Library
The central library was established in the year 2008, it is situated on the fifth floor of the Medical College & Research Centre and occupies 2560 sq. m. area along with Central library, and University maintains well stocked separate libraries for each of its colleges and faculties. These libraries have more than one lakh books on varied subjects and have subscription to print version of 396 national and international journals besides access to a host of e-journals. The University has subscribed the ClinicalKey, DELNET, EBSCOhost and maupatra data base providing access to full text research articles and sector specific reports in different disciplines.
The Central Library is fully automated with KOHA open source library management software which connects all computers of the library and the different departments, college and faculty of the University. Books are issued through bar-coded membership cards to the students and faculty members of the University from the circulation section. The books and other reading materials are issued to the students for reading room study from the issue counter. The Catalogue of the Central Library is available on internet/intranet for search. The CCTV cameras are installed to ensure safety of the Library materials. The Central Library is also equipped with Fire Alarm Control Panel and manually operated fire extinguishers. Approx 100 students, teachers and other members visit the Library almost every day. A register is maintained in the library and the visitor has to show his valid identity card at the entrance.