Himgiri Zee University
Fueling the Dreams of Many Aspirants
Striving for the best and ardently working towards it has been the core objective of Himgiri Zee University (HZU), Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Established in 2005, the university has overcome the traditional boundaries of Indian society and bested itself by providing a hi-tech, flexible, and ever-demanding range of courses covering various social, educational, scientific, technical, and professional aspects of today’s global market. The university provides an excellent platform to upgrade and rectify students’ skills and capabilities with the help of contemporary technology and appropriate guidance. A firm advocate of “Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam” meaning “The World is one family”, the university is praised for its belief in condemning discrimination on the grounds of caste, creed, residence, community, gender, and religion.
HZU yearns to impart knowledge covering the theoretical and practical approaches to the latest developments in their branches of study. It has its roots deeply infiltrated as one of the finest private educational hubs of the country, making it the most suitable and excellent learning center with high-level facilities and infrastructure for academics as well as research aspirants to cater to their needs. HZU strives to refine brilliant minds to live up to their aptitudes and work towards the opulence and welfare of society and the country.
The Leadership and Purpose that Laid the Foundation
The history of the foundation of Himgiri Zee University (erstwhile “Himgiri Nabh Vishwavidyalaya”) goes back to the establishment of TALEEM Research Foundation as an initiative from The Essel Group of Industries to amass part of its ingenious and financial resources to contribute to the progressing economy of India. “Transnational Alternate Learning for Emancipation and Empowerment through Multimedia” abbreviated as TALEEM meaning “education and training” is a literary, scientific, and charitable society. The determined and kind efforts of Shri Subhash Chandra, a visionary, had inculcated the founding pillars of HZU at TALEEM in 1995.
With the vision to impart world-class education and promising career options to all the sections of the diverse Indian society, HZU’s vice-chancellor Dr. Rakesh Ranjan, an academician, and passionate individual has been the strength of HZU. He is the reason for HZU’s glorious and never-ending progress. Having done with his B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. from BITS Pilani, his resolute enthusiasm and love for teaching has completed him 25 years of service, educating students with his best capabilities besides keeping himself informed with the contemporary demand of the global village. He has co-authored numerous books and his latest authored book “Environmental Science and Engineering” was published in 2017.
His contribution includes 35 research papers in international journals and 52 papers at international conferences in Radial Distribution Systems. Under his supreme mentorship, faculty and HODs of all departments at HZU are working endlessly to uplift the university to new heights. His accolades include “Shiksha Rattan” at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, and being listed in Marquee’s “Who’s Who in the World” for Science and Technology.
Mission, Vision, and Values that Boosts the Buildout
HZU visions itself to be a top-class performer in offering value-added and state-of-the-art educational facilities for its students. The university is equipped with modernized infrastructure as well as resolute and hardworking faculties who are ready to put uncompromising efforts at their students’ desks. HZU strives to be an able contender in providing the country with skill-laced and industry-ready students with a global competitive mindset. With its mission so striking and strong and the service for delivering high-quality education for aspiring students, the university wishes to emerge as a center of excellence. HZU aims to impart knowledge to students regardless of background. The university works to fulfill the dreams of learners by bringing education at their entrance, making it available to students who could earlier only dream about it. In its drive of implementing its targets, HZU covers a wide range of courses including science, engineering, agriculture, architecture, humanities, management, media, commerce, and arts.
A Look at the Contemporary Infrastructure and Facilities
Providing the best, progressive and contemporary education is the need of the hour. HZU promises to shape a thriving future for its students, for which it has equipped itself with modern infrastructure, technology-driven equipment, and functional amenities which are necessary for healthy and uninterrupted learning. From modernized classrooms and research laboratories to outdoor play areas and swimming pools, every eye of the university is enhanced to match the international level and hence improvised from the preceding one.
At HZU, efforts are made to make sure the students are tutored according to the demands and standards framed by the industry globally. Therefore, the university is furnished with facilities to the comfort of the students which includes hostel facilities (boys and girls), hygienic cafeteria, transportation facility (to and from the city covering 35km distance), full-stocked library, Wi-Fi connectivity, medical aid, and indoor & outdoor game facility, etc. which makes students capable to exercise their learning and practice with existing tools. HZU is a complete educational hub for any student wanting to enroll for either of the streams, Science, Engineering, Hotel Management, Humanities, Architecture, Agriculture, or Law. The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in the aforementioned streams in its affiliated institutes.
The Significant Methodologies for Crafting a Prospering Future
Aiming to reach its pinnacle, the institute focuses on creating a top-class and eccentric education system to produce individuals and develop them into socially committed valuable frontrunners and entrepreneurs. The classroom interaction includes debates, seminars, assignments, group projects, and vocalization for overall development. One of the key features of the university is its up-to-date, fully-stocked library with books ranging from international authors to evergreen intellectuals as well as magazines, journals, and newspapers. The library is housed with more than 30,000 books, 4000 titles, and several journals and reports exclusively devoted to particular subjects besides an e-library called “Gyanadhar”. The university is renowned for its devoted, world-class faculty constantly guiding the students in the right direction.
HZU mandates every student to undergo practical and industrial training through which they have hands-on experience of the actual working environment. The students also have compulsory internships, personality-building workshops, and motivating guest lectures which garnish their personality. Training incorporates pre-placement tests, group discussions, preparations for Technical and HR interviews, and career guidance seminars. The students have various choices from top industries and companies all over the country. The cross-industry linkages of Zee Group have an added advantage to the students’ careers.
The path that HZU has pursued with its broad vision and ardent mission to impart knowledge with ample scope of the hi-tech world and internationally acclaimed curricular and infrastructure surely promises a bright future for its students and itself. It is for its efforts that HZU has been awarded as “Best Private University” in the years 2015 and 2018. HZU has also been awarded as “Best University in India for Placement 2020”. The motto of HZU is to modernize the education system besides retaining the traditional values that go by “education which is national in character and transnational in jurisdiction”.