The ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand was established under the ICFAI University Act 2003 (Act No.16 of 2003) passed by the Uttaranchal Legislative Assembly and assented to by the Governor on July 08,2003. The ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand is sponsored by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (Icfai), a non-profit educational society established in 1984 under the Andhra Pradesh (Telangana Area) Public Societies Registration Act, 1350 F (Act No.1 of 1350F), with the objective of imparting training in finance and management to students, working executives and professionals in India. ICFAI University is also known as IU Dehradun.
The ICFAI University believes in creating and disseminating knowledge and skills in core and frontier areas through innovative educational programs, research, consulting and publishing, and developing a new cadre of professionals with a high level of competence and deep sense of ethics and commitment to the code of professional conduct. A number of educational programs are offered in management, finance, banking, insurance, accounting, law, information technology, arts, commerce, education and science & technology at bachelor’s and master’s levels on full-time campus and distance learning formats.
The ICFAI University also allows private candidates to enroll in various programs if they satisfy the eligibility criteria. The University does not provide any courseware, nor conduct any contact classes, nor offer any other support services to private candidates. Such candidates have to prepare for the programs on their own as per the curriculum and are required to attend the examinations, as per the rules and regulations of the University. The University has no study centers/branches outside the State of Uttarakhand.
Affiliation and Approval of ICFAI University
The ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand is included in the list of universities maintained by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956, vide their letter No. F.9-26/2003 (CPP-I) dated July 22, 2005. The Distance Education Council (DEC) has approved the programs of the ICFAI University, Dehradun. The Bar Council of India has accorded its approval for imparting three year and five year Law Courses at ICFAI University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand and award degrees in law
The ICFAI University has received the approval of NCTE to offer the Bachelors Program in Education through the Faculty of Education. The ICFAI University, Uttarakhand is included in the list of approved institutions maintained by NCTE.
Vision of ICFAI University
To be a top ranking private university of choice for students, staff and corporates, recognized for excellence in Higher Education and Research specially relevant to social needs.
ICFAI University (IU Dehradun) Mission
The mission of the University is to offer world class, innovative, career- oriented professional post graduate and undergraduate programs through inclusive technology – aided pedagogies to equip students with the requisite professional and life skills as well as social sensitivity and high sense of ethics. The University will strive to create an intellectually stimulating environment for Research, particularly into areas bearing on the socio- economic and cultural development of the state and the nation.
Departments in ICFAI University (IU Dehradun)
- Faculty of Management Studies
- Faculty of Science & Technology
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Education
ICFAI University Courses and Programs Offered in 2012
Doctorate Programs in ICFAI University
PG Programs in ICFAI University
MBA (2 Years)
- Retail Management
- Banking, Finance and Insurance
- Rural Management (Agri. Business)
- Logistics and Supply Chain Management
- Health Care Management
- Tourism and Hospitality Management
MCA (3 Years)
M.Tech (2 Years)
- Communication Engineering
- Computer Science
- Microelectronics and VLSI Design
M.Sc (2 Years)
- Environmental Sciences
MA (2 Years)
LLM (2 Years)
Master in Journalism and Mass Communication
- Master in Journalism and Mass Communication
UG Programs in ICFAI University – IU Dehradun
B.Tech. (4 Years)
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering
B.Sc. (3 Years)
- Environmental Sciences
B.Sc. (Allied Health Services) (3 Years)
- Medical Laboratory Technology
- Medical Record Science and Health Information Technology
BBA (3 Years)
BCA (3 Years)
BHTM (3 Years)
BBA, LL.B[Hons.] (5 Years)
B.Ed. (1 Year)
Distance Learning Programme in ICFAI University
Recognition of Directorate of Distance Education, The ICFAI University, Dehradun, by the Distance Education Council. The expert committee comprising nominees of UGC, AICTE and DEC visited the University, and the Distance Education Council and Tripartite Committee accorded recognition of the programs offered through Distance Education mode for a period of Three Academic years w.e.f 2011-12 Vide letter No.DEC/ICFAI-DDN/UT/2011/6774 dated 24-08-2011.
Master of Business Administration
The Master of Business Administration program is designed to provide both a portfolio of strong functional skills and the ability to apply, adapt and integrate those skills in different management settings.
Eligibility: Graduation (any discipline) with 45% and above aggregate marks.
Duration: Minimum: 5 semesters, Maximum : 5 years
Award of Degree: On successful completion of all the modules, the students wil be awarded the “Master of Business Administration” (MBA) degree.