Established in 2007, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research is a private higher education institution located in the the rural setting of the large town of Kolar (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Karnataka. Officially accredited/recognized by the University Grants Commission, India, Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research (SDUAHER) is a coeducational higher education institution. Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research (SDUAHER) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. SDUAHER also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, as well as administrative services.
Sri Devaraj Urs University comprising Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College under the aegis of Sri Devaraj Urs Educational Trust for Backward Classes, Kolar, is a Deemed to be University declared Under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, vide Notification No.F.9-36/2006-U.3(A) Dt. 25th May 2007, MHRD, Government of India.
Currently, The University has Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Tamaka, Kolar as the constituent institution. The University office and the constituent college are located at Tamaka village, Kolar and spread over almost 100 acres of lush green campus. This campus is 75K.M. away from Bangaluru as well as the Bangaluru International Airport. The campus has several buildings to accommodate the administrative, teaching/training, hospital, hostel facilities of The University and the Medical College with a total build up area of 85,000 sq.mtrs. The college conducts medical courses at Under Graduate (MBBS), Post Graduate (MD, MS) and Post Graduate Diploma levels and plans to start doctoral programmes in Biochemistry, Microbiology and fellowship programme in Head and Neck Onco- Surgery . The University has also decided to design a revised curriculum for MBBS course within the regulations as prescribed by the Medical Council of India.
This medical institution has a unique distinction of accreditation by NAAC India and certification by ISO 9001-2000 and maintains a high standard in teaching learning evaluation process and the institution has become a byword for quality Medical Education.
The attached teaching hospital of the Medical College, R.L.Jalappa Hospital and Research Centre provides secondary and tertiary health care to the rural and urban population of the Kolar district and bordering areas of the neighboring states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh and is also a boon to the victims of accidents on the highway as it has a well equipped Trauma Centre, ICU and scanning facilities of CT and MRI. Its mandate is to develop trained manpower of medical professionals to cater to the needs of the community and provide service to the needy rural population. The University also has set up an OP Unit at Kolar town and conducts committed outreach services to the needy through free medical camps at taluk levels as well as in villages of remote areas.
In 1984, dedicated and like-minded visionaries headed by Shri.R.L.Jalappa, Champion of co-operative movement established Sri Devaraj Urs Educational Trust, for Backward Classes, to focus on Medical Education and Social Service.
The trust started Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Tamaka, Kolar in the year 1986. Through this college the trust sought to make a significant contribution to Medical Education, Research and Health Care to Rural population. The College is situated at Tamaka (abutting National Highway No.4 – between Bangalore and Chennai), 5 K.M. from KOLAR, Karnataka. Kolar is well connected by road, rail and air due its proximity to Bangalore, which is 75 K.M. away. The nearest Railway Junction, Bangarpet is 15 K.M. away from Kolar.
The trust in its stride for attainment of quality service to its stake holders has obtained Accreditation by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC, INDIA) and certification by ISO 9001-2000 in the year 2006 for its Medical College. Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College is one of the few Medical Colleges in India to have achieved this remarkable feat.
This inspired the Trust to apply for Deemed University status for this college in the name and style as Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, comprising Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College. Subsequently the name was changed to Sri Devaraj Urs University. The University Grants Commission of India conducted an inspection in April 2007 and after being satisfied about the infrastructure and teaching facilities recommended to the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India to confer Deemed to be University status to this Medical College. Accordingly, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India conferred deemed to be university status to the Medical College in May 2007.
“University of Excellence and Knowledge for Posterity”
To be a global center of excellence for Teaching, Training and Research in the field of Higher Education.
To inculcate scientific temper, research attitude and social accountability amongst faculty and students.
To promote with value based education for the over all personality development and leadership qualities to serve the humanity.
To provide need based infrastructure and facilities to students to become responsible professionals with social commitment and accountability.
To implement effectively innovative programmes in teaching learning and evaluation.
To impart scientific and socio cultural temperament among students to forge National identity and needs.
To provide instruction and training in basic and advanced branches of learning.
To provide facilities for research for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge.
To undertake extra mural studies, consultancy, extension programmes and field outreach services for the development of society.
To collaborate with other Universities, Institutions of excellence and Research Organizations within the country and outside for the purpose of teaching, training and research.
To undertake need based activities for the betterment of socially and educationally backward society.
Under Graduate Courses
Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College the constituent College of The University offers Under Graduate Medical Course, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S).
Post Graduate Courses
Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College the constituent College of The University offers Post Graduate Courses in 15 subjects. Doctor of Medicine (M.D) courses in Medicine, Pediatrics, Radio-Diagnosis, Dermatology, Anesthesiology, Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Master of Surgery (M.S) courses in Surgery, Orthopedics, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Otorhinolaryngology and Ophthalmology.
Post Graduate Diploma Courses
Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College the constituent College of The University offers Post Graduate Diploma Courses in 7 subjects. Degrees offered are D.A (Anesthesiology), D.Ortho (Orthopedics), D.C.H (Pediatrics) D.L.O. (ENT), D.G.O. (Obstetrics and Gynecology), D.O.M.S. (Ophthalmology), and D.M.R.D. (Radio-Diagnosis).
Ph.D in Biochemistry
Ph.D in Microbiology
Fellowship in Head and Neck Onco-surgery
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The University is situated at Tamaka (abutting National Highway No.4 – between Bangalore and Chennai), 5 K.M. from KOLAR, Karnataka. Kolar is well connected by road, rail and air due its proximity to Bangalore, which is 75 K.M. away. The nearest Railway Junction Bangarpet is 15 K.M. away from Kolar.