Doon University is a public university recognized by UGC. It was established in 2005 by the Government of Uttarakhand. It is a residential university spread over 52.35 acres. The university has 9 departments under it – technology, management, mass communication, media, and design among others. The university was established to fill the void in the domain of higher education in the state.
The university offers scholarships such as PanditMahanandDangwal Scholarship, e-Scholarship of Social Welfare Department to the deserving student.
The post of chairman of the university occupied by the governor of Uttarakhand. Vice chairman is appointed by the chairman of the university.
Application and Admission Procedure
Doon University, established by the government of Uttarakhand, admits students based on an entrance test, group discussion as well as a personal interview. The entrance test is conducted in online mode and no aspirant is exempted from it except top 10 rank holders of the CBSE, ICSE and Uttarakhand Secondary Education Board.
How to apply
The applications are accepted in online mode only through the link available on the official website of the university. A fee of Rs.800 needs to be paid along with the application form which is non-refundable.
In case, the applicant is facing any problem and is not able to apply online, he/she can complete all the related procedure at the ‘Admission Help Desk’ at the reception in the Administrative Block, Doon University, Kedarpur, Dehradun.
The applicants should take a note of the point that applicants convicted in any criminal offence are not eligible for application. Also, once a student is admitted in any full-time course, he/she is not allowed to take up any job or concurrently pursue any other degree in any other university. If found guilty, the candidature of that candidate will stand cancelled.
Hence, all the candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criterion laid down by the University.
Hostel and Facilities
Doon University is a residential university that offers separate hostel facilities for male and female students. Single occupancy for each student is provided. It is highly recommended to utilise this service unless permitted otherwise as the curriculum requires group study sessions post lectures. There is cafeteria available in the hostel. All the students are expected to abide by the hostel and cafeteria rules and maintain a certain code of conduct.
Activities such as sports, literary, movie, cultural and social events are a part of the campus that is open to all its students.
The university is working forward to provide banking facilities along with an ATM to be available within the university campus to students that can be accessed anytime by them. Facilities for medical aid are also to be provided by the university within the university’s campus, with 24X7 availability to all its students and staff members.