SDUAHER provide facilities for research for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge.
In the year 1984, a group of dedicated and like-minded visionaries headed by Shri.R.L.Jalappa, a champion of Co- operative movement in the state of Karnataka established Sri Devaraj Urs Educational Trust for Backward Classes with the focus on provisioning of Medical Education and Social Services.
The trust started Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College at 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 located 5 Km away from Kolar Town, Karnataka.
The trust in its stride for attainment of quality in education and Health Care Services has obtained accreditation for its Medical College by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC, India) and Certification by ISO 9001-2000 in the year 2006. Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College is one of the few medical colleges in India to have achieved these remarkable dual feats of accreditation as early as in 2006.
This inspired the Trust to apply for Deemed University status for this college in the name and style of Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, comprising of Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College. The University Grants Commission conducted an inspection in April 2007 and after being satisfied with the infrastructure facility 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 under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956 to the Medical College on 25th May 2007, vide Ministry of Human Resource and Development, Government of India, Notification No.F.9-36/2006-U 3(A) dated 25th May 2007.
The establishments of the University and the constituent institution are co-located at Tamaka village, Kolar and spread over more than 72 acres of lush green campus with several buildings to accommodate the medical college, administrative offices, teaching/training facilities, hospital and hostels with a total built up area of over 1.17 lakh sq mtrs. Currently, the university has two faculties of studies viz; Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Allied Health Sciences. The medical college conducts Under Graduate Degree (MBBS), Post Graduate Degrees (M.D./M.S.), Post Graduate Diploma courses, Doctoral Programmes in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Pathology, Ophthalmology , E.N.T. and Fellowship Programmes in Head and Neck Surgical Oncology as well as Oral surgical Oncology.
The University has developed regulations, curricula/syllabi for MBBS, Postgraduate (M.D./M.S.) and Postgraduate Diploma Courses as per the policy guidelines laid down by the Medical Council of India, New Delhi. While core curriculum as per regulatory bodies is retained, modifications of curriculum required are done after obtaining feedback from the stakeholders. The university has established a Department of Medical Education (UDOME) to train the trainers in the processes of curriculum development as well as teaching learning and evaluation modalities. All the Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses offered under the Faculty of Medicine are recognized by Medical Council of India. The college is also recognized by the Malaysian Medical Council since the academic year 2009-10.
The Departments under the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences offer Doctoral, M.Phil. Postgraduate and Undergraduate programmes. The Department of Allied Health Sciences conducts vocational programs in six specialties and the Department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics offers innovative courses viz., M.Sc. in Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Postgraduate Diploma in Genomic Technology, M.Phil. in Molecular Cell Biology and Medical Genetics and Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and Cytogenetic Studies. In addition, the university also offers postgraduate programmes on Library and Information Science (MLISc) and in Public Health (MPH) under the aegis of same faculty.
Taking note of the current trends on integration of Complementary and Alternative Systems of Medicine (CAM) in medical practice world over, the university has established the Department of Integrative Medicine recently to provide holistic health care facilities to the patients suffering from chronic diseases. The department offers Post Graduate Diploma in Yoga Practice. The regulations and curricula for the courses offered under the faculty of Allied Health Sciences are designed and developed in-house by relevant bodies taking into consideration the skills and competencies to be acquired by the students of each discipline of study.
The teaching hospital of the University, R.L.Jalappa Hospital and Research Centre provides secondary and tertiary level health care to the rural and urban population of the Kolar district and also to the denizens from the bordering areas of the neighboring states of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. It has a well-equipped Trauma Care Centre and ICU backed by CT and MRI scanning facilities. The mandate of the university is to develop trained manpower of medical and allied health professionals to cater to the needs of the community and provide service to the needy rural population. It also has set up an Outpatient Unit at Kolar town and renders committed outreach service to the disadvantaged through conduct of free medical camps at remote and difficult-to-reach areas. As an initiative for future expansion the Hospital will have a new Operation Theatre Complex with 12 Operation Theatres, a new ICU complex and a new Dialysis Unit by early next year. The teaching Hospital has Entry level NABH accreditation as well as SAFEi NABH certification. The University is accredited by NAAC with a CGPA 2.66 Grade – B.
The University has initiated several steps for the improvement of quality in research activities and has established linkages with institutions of repute towards achieving this, Junior Research Fellowship and Seed Grant Schemes have been in place. The Genomic and Central Research Facilities created by the University promote diagnostics and research activities in the area of genetic disorders. The centre has a number of sophisticated equipment for cytogenetic and molecular diagnosis. The University department of Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics has done commendable research work on congenital anomalies and the department has been recognized by ICMR as a training centre in genetics for medical faculty since 2015 for a period of five years.
UNIVERSITY OF EXCELLENCE - 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 among faculty and students.
To promote value based education for the overall personality development and leadership qualities to serve the humanity.
2007 by Sri Devaraj Urs Educational Trust for Backward Classes
5,034 undergraduates (55% men, 45% women) 2,057 graduate students (54% men, 46% women)
Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College, Tamaka, Kolar
Deemed to be University declared Under section 3 of UGC Act, 1956, vide Notification No.F.9-36/2006-U.3(A)
Under Graduate (MBBS),
Post Graduate (MD, MS),
Post Graduate Diploma levels
25 NCAA Division I intercollegiate sports for men and women, 40 intramural and club sports
In 1984 a group of dedicated and like-minded visionaries headed by Shri.R.L.Jalappa, Champion of Co-operative movement in the state of Karnataka 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 in Tamaka village (abutting National Highway No.4), 5 K.M. from Kolar Town, Karnataka. Kolar is well connected by road, rail and air due its proximity to Bengaluru, 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 in education and health care services 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 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 of Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education and Research, comprising Sri Devaraj Urs Medical College. 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 on 25th May 2007.
Currently, the deemed university comprises only the medical college. Steps are in progress for inclusion of R.L.Jalappa Institute of Technology, Kodigehally, Doddaballapura (off campus) and Sri Devaraj Urs College of Nursing, Kolar (on campus) under the ambit of the deemed to be university. Since its inception in 2007 the University has added on several academic and administrative departments befitting to its functioning.
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SDUAHER provide facilities for research for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge.
SDUAHER implement effectively innovative programmes in teaching learning and evaluation
SDUAHER provides need based infrastructure and facilities to students to become responsible professionals with social commitment and accountability.
To impart scientific and socio cultural temperament among students to forge National identity and needs & To undertake extra mural studies, consultancy, extension programmes and field outreach services for the development of society.
To undertake need based activities for the betterment of socially and educationally backward 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.
The First President of the University Sri.R.L.Jalappa, who has been the Founder & present Chairman of Sri DevarajUrs Educational Trust (SDUET), for the past 25 years is an outspoken politician, educationist and leader of co-operative movement. Today under his leadership Sri DevarajUrs Educational Trust has 8 Institutions in which more than 500 dedicated, motivated faculties are serving and over 4500 students have enrolled for various courses from kindergarten to post doctoral courses, in traditional, technical and medical educational Institutions.
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