Dr. Shakuntala Misra National Rehabilitation University was established by Divyangjan Sashaktikaran Vibhag, Government of Uttar Pradesh, in the year 2008. It is situated in Lucknow, the state capital of UP, with about 131 acres of the campus area. What makes the University stand out from others, is its endeavour of inclusive education. D.S.M.N.R.U is the first University in India to offer world-class education with top notch facilities to differently-abled students. A variety of courses are offered by different departments of Art and Music, Commerce and Management, Computer and information technology, Law, Science and Technology, Engineering and Technology and Special Education, at Under Graduate and Post Graduate level. In the short span of time from its inception, the University has been recognised by UGC (University Grants Commission). Admission for the academic year 2021-22 will be conducted online.

DSMNRU Lucknow: Admission Details

Candidates are advised to check the official website of D.S.M.N.R.U at regular intervals for updates and information regarding admission. Admission 2021 to begin by end of May, tentatively.

Mode of application : ONLINE

Application Procedure:

  1. Go to the website and register yourself.
  2. Click on the admission portal and Apply online.
  3. All relevant information and documents are to be carefully filled in and uploaded respectively.
  4. In case of claiming disability, original document from authorized institution is to provided.
  5. Pay the application fee online.
  6. Read the declaration and click on the checkbox provided for the same.
  7. Submit.

Quick reminders:

  1. Candidates do not have to submit the hard copy of the application form.
  2. Applicants belonging to any reserved category must upload a copy of caste or disability certificate from an authorized institution (not more than six months old).
  3. A copy of the higher secondary registration certificate, admit card, mark sheet , pass certificate, a passport size photograph (recent), Signature, marksheet of all examinations passed and appeared, Caste certificate, Income certificate (EWS) are to be uploaded too.

Merit list will be uploaded on the official website of D.S.M.N.R.U. No letters will be sent individually. Merit list will be formulated strictly on the basis of the marks acquired in the previous examination.

DSMNRU Lucknow: Key Facts and Facilities

  1. Modern computerized library accessible by differently abled and other students. Braille library is available for visually impaired students.
  2. First University of it’s kind to provide higher education for all.
  3. WiFi equipped campus, Smart classrooms, well equipped computer lab with latest technologies.
  4. Allied facilities of the University such as Bank, Students ‘hostel (Boys and Girls), Staff Quarters, Placement Cell makes it an efficient institution.
  5. The University has signed MOU with UPICO for training and placement.

The University strives to provide best of opportunities , training and curriculum to students of International standard and inculcate morals to make them conscious, sensitive of people who are different from them and to normalise the differently abled students to seek higher education and jobs in the mainstream society by providing wide exposure and imparting knowledge in the discipline of their choice to finally convert the society into an all inclusive one.

DSMNRU Lucknow: Rank, Recognition and Affiliations

  1. D.S.M.N.R.U has been recognised by the University Grants Commission ( UGC ) in the short span from its inception.
  2. The courses offered by the University is affiliated from various bodies like Bar Council of India, Rehabilitation Council of India, Medical Council of India, All India Council for Technical Education and Association of Indian Universities among others.
  3. The University has received a National award for its remarkable contribution in the area of providing a safe environment for Education for All, from Honourable, Shri Pranav Mukherjee, President of India in 2014.

DSMNRU Lucknow: Course and Fees

D.S.M.N.R.U offers various courses under 7 broad categories of faculty with 29 departments.

Faculty of Art and Music:

  1. Economics
  2. English & Other Foreign Languages
  3. Hindi & Other Indian Languages
  4. History
  5. Political Science & Public Administration
  6. Sociology, Social Science and Social Work
  7. Education
  8. Fine Art

Faculty of Commerce & Management

  1. Commerce
  2. Management

Faculty of Computer & Information Technology

  1. Computer Science
  2. Information Technology

Faculty of Law

  1. Law

Faculty of Science & Technology

  1. Botany
  2. Biotechnology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Mathematics & Statistics
  5. Microbiology
  6. Physics
  7. Zoology

Faculty of Engineering & Technology

  1. Computer Science & Engineering
  2. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  3. Civil Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Applied Sciences & Humanities

Faculty of Special Education

  1. Department of Hearing Impairment
  2. Department of Mental Retardation
  3. Department of Visual Impairment
  4. Department of Multiple Disabilities & Rehabilitation
  5. Centre for Indian Sign Language and Deaf Studies
  6. Centre for Disability Studies
  7. Artificial Limb and Rehabilitation Centre
B.A *Duration – 3 years *Fees- 3005 INR/ per semester approximately. *Eligibility- Passed 10+2 level examination from any Government recognised institution or board. *Specialisation – English, Hindi, History, Economics, Sociology , among many others. *Strictly on the basis of merit.
B.Com *Duration – 3years *Fees- 12505 INR/per semester, approximately. *Eligibility- Passed 10+2 level examination from any Government recognised institution or board. *Specialisation – Commerce and Management. *Strictly on the basis of merit.
M.A *Duration – 2 years *Fees- 3505 INR /per semester, approximately. *Eligibility- Graduated from a recognised university or institution in the given subject matter of specialisation. *Specialisation – English, Hindi, History, Economics, Sociology , among many others. *Strictly on the basis of merit.
M.Sc *Duration – 2 years *Fees- 13605 INR /per semester, approximately. *Eligibility- Graduated from a recognised university or institution in the given subject matter of specialisation. *Specialisation – Chemistry, Physics, among many others. *Strictly on the basis of merit.
M.B.A *Duration – 2years. *Fees- 38605 INR /per semester, approximately. *Eligibility- Graduated from a recognised university or institution. *Specialisation – Business Administration. *Merit based on the extrance examination conducted by the university and personal interview.
B. Tech *Duration – 4 years *Fees- 44000 INR/ per semester, approximately. *Eligibility- Passed 10+2 level examination from any Government recognised institution or board with science as their major area of study. *Specialisation – Engineering. * UPSEE exam

*50% seats are reserved for Divyang applicants. 50% of seats are reserved for differently abled applicants adhering to the equal opportunity provision policy.

*For admission to the law courses, merit based on the examination conducted by the university will be considered and the candidate must have prior work experience.

*For Admission in Ph.D Department, candidates must have a post graduation degree in the subject concerned from a recognised university/institution with a minimum of 55% of aggregate.

DSMNRU Lucknow: Placement

Many students have got placed in government, non – government, public and private sector organisations nationally and internationally renowned like ICICI Bank, SBI, Axis Bank, HDFC Bank, Pantaloon, Future Group, Reliance Communications, Airtel, to name a few.

The University is driven to expand upgrade the system to provide job oriented and professional courses to students to train them and guide them to be efficient enough to stand strong in the mainstream society.

DSMNRU Lucknow: Scholarship Schemes

Scholarship schemes and concession in fees is offered to those who are deserving and in need. Details of which will be informed later to the students personally.

DSMNRU Lucknow: FAQs

Ques. Does D.S.M.N.R.U provide hostel facilities? If yes, what is the hostel fee?

Ans. Yes, the University provides hostel facilities to the Divyang Students as per the rule. Hostel fees are only revealed to students taking admission.

Ques. How can we get in contact with D.S.M.N.R.U ?

Ans . You can contact them through their official website. The relevant contact number and email ID is given on their website. Applicants are advised to avoid information from vague sources.

Ques. Is there any review available of D.S.M.N.R.U ?

Ans. Reviews from renowned personalities and educational sites are available on internet. This University has been recognised and awarded by the honourable President of India in 2014 for it’s conscious and incredible effort in providing hassle free education for all.

Ques. How is the infrastructure at D.S.M.N.R.U ?

Ans. The infrastructure is designed and built in such a manner that it is easily accessible by differently abled students. The sensitive academic environment and hassle free facilities are provided to all children. It is an innovation driven University. It has a WiFi campus, smart classrooms, efficient Library, laboratories, etc. It is a barrier free, disable friendly campus.

Ques. Does D.S.M.N.R.U provide recruitment for teaching/ non- teaching staff?

Ans. Yes, the University provides a wide range of opportunities for teaching and non- teaching staff. Applicants are advised to check the official website of the University for relevant and important information.