The University of Science and Technology, also known as USTM in Meghalaya has been renowned for being the first Private University based on Science and Technology in North East India. Approved by UGC and AICTE, the university came into existence in the year 2008. The university has 11 undergraduate, 12 postgraduate, and 10 Ph.D. specializations. Admissions are done on merit basis for various UG and PG courses. Some courses need university prescribed entrance test merit marks. Admission to MBA is done via USTM-CAT followed by group discussion and personal interview. For selection to Ph.D., candidates are selected based on performance in academics, entrance tests, and interviews.
|Established | Institute Type||2008 | State Private University|
|Approved by||AICTE and UGC|
|Courses offered||UG, PG, Diploma, and Ph.D.|
|Entrance Exam Accepted||USTM-CAT, CAT, MAT, and XMAT|
|Entrance Mode||MBA and Ph.D. - Offline|
|Application mode||Online and Offline|
|Admission criteria||Merit and Entrance Exam based|
|Facilities Available||Library, classrooms, auditorium, hostel, medical center, yoga center, ambulance, etc.|
USTM offers different specializations in UG, PG, and Doctorate level courses. The details like eligibility and specialization are tabulated below:
|B.Sc.||Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Zoology, Mathematics, Food Science and Technology, Botany||Duration: 3 years|
Eligibility: Intermediate graduate with at least 45% marks aggregate
|BA||Sociology, Psychology, English, Economics, Political Science, Administration, and Governance|
|M.Sc.||Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Zoology, Mathematics, Electronics, Environmental Science, Botany||Duration: 2 years|
Eligibility: Graduation with at least 45% aggregate
|MA||Geography, Sociology, Education, Rural Development, English, Political Science, Economics|
|Ph.D.||Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Science, Geography, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Food Science and Technology||Duration: 3 years|
Eligibility: Postgraduate at least 45% aggregate
Candidates seeking admissions to UG and PG level courses must satisfy eligibility norms before applying for a course. Some admissions are done through entrance exams while some are done on the basis of previous qualifying exam marks.
The university has a training and placement cell that facilitates the students for a year from their graduation date to get a good job.
Some of the main functions of the placement facilities are:
The University offers financial assistance in the form of bank loans and scholarships to eligible students on merit cum need basis. Various scholarship schemes include:
USTM is a premier institution that offers a state-of-the-art infrastructure for better academic growth and development. Some of the facilities available on campus are listed below:
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USTM has a dedicated set of faculties including teaching and non-teaching staff under various departments:
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