Graphic Era University (GEU), formerly known as Graphic Era Institute of Technology, is one of the leading universities in developing India as it has become a popular university in a concise span of time. It has also been ranked 104th by the NIRF in 2019 rankings. The university offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral programs in streams like Engineering, Management, Computer Application, Humanities & Social Sciences, Commerce, Life Sciences, Hotel management, and Hospitality. Among these the most popular courses are B.Tech, B.Sc, and B.E.
|Established | University type||1993 | Deemed to be University|
|Governing Body||Graphic Era Educational Society|
|Recognized by||UGC, AICTE, AIU|
|Accredited by||NAAC 'A' Grade NBA, New Delhi|
|Total no. of Alumni||17,849|
|Courses offered||BBA, B.Sc, M.Sc, MBA, B.Tech, M.Tech, Ph.D., etc. | UG, PG, and Doctoral|
|Accepted exam scores||JEE, GATE, MAT, CAT, XAT, NET, and SLET|
|Application Mode | Fee||Online and Offline | INR 1,200|
|Top Recruiters||Accenture, Wipro, Infosys Technologies, Samsung Software Labs, etc.|
|Official website | Contact number||https://www.geu.ac.in/ | +911352643421|
The University offers several academic programs organized in faculties of Engineering & Technology, Management, Computer Applications, Commerce, Biotechnology, Social Sciences, Humanities, and Allied Sciences. Courses offered in these faculties are:
|Engineering||Computer Science and Engineering, Civil Engineering, Biotechnology, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Allied Sciences.|
|Management||BBA, MBA, and Ph.D.|
|Computer Application||B.Sc (IT), BCA, M.Sc, MCA, MCA Lateral, and Ph.D.|
|Humanities and Social Sciences||BA|
|Life Science||B.Sc (Hons.) Microbiology, M.Sc Microbiology, and Ph.D.|
|Hotel Management and Hospitality||BHM, MHM, Ph.D.M, and Certificate Course in Food Production and Bakery|
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Admission to the university is through the Entrance exam. The exam varies from course to course and applicants are shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in these entrance exams.
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The industry also realizes and accepts the vision of GEU, and this is amply reflected in the list of organizations that recruit GEU students. Some of the regular recruiters include Infosys, Accenture, Wipro, Samsung, Ashok Leyland, Satguru International, TCS, IBM, ICICI, HDFC, Investor’s Clinic, Britannia, Axis Bank, HSBC, ITC, PepsiCo and many more. GEU students are regularly getting selected in top Indian PSUs including HPCL, ONGC, BARC, ISRO, Indian railways through GATE. Some of the recent placement stats has been given in the following table:
|Students with multiple offers||2,400+|
|Companies visited in the running year||200+|
|Highest Package||INR 55 Lacs Per Annum|
|Average Package||INR 5.08 Lacs Per Annum|
GEU has trained and placed over 12000+ students in over 500+ national and international organizations. The NIRF 2019 report shows the median salary offered to students of GEU, No. of students placed, and No. of students actually graduated. Below data shows UG and PG stats of placements from the past three academic years:
The median salary offered to Undergraduate students ranges between 3-3.25 LPA whereas the median salary offered to Postgraduate students fluctuates between 3-4 LPA. No. of students graduated is not always equal to no. of students placed, here is where the placement rate is calculated but there are situations where students opt for higher studies and do not participate in the placement process. In the table below are the stats for the same:
|Year||No. of Students Graduated||No. of Students Placed||No. of Students Opted for Higher Studies|
GEU graduates have been readily accepted by leading companies like Accenture, Wipro, Infosys Technologies, Samsung Software Labs, Syntel India Ltd., I- Flex, L&T InfoTech Ltd., HCL Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services, Impetus, Nucleus Software, Polaris Labs, Assurgent Technologies, Perot Systems, IBM, Tech Mahindra ltd., Sapient Corporation, Inter Globe Technologies, Indian Army, Indian Navy, Altria group, etc. These core sectors are critical to the foundation of the Indian economy today.
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|Library||The library of the university contains a number of technical books, periodicals, video films, magazines, and other national, and international publications. The students can also access to above 1200 National & International journals and numerous publications using the Digital library of the institute. The sitting capacity is about 300.|
|Hostel||The university has separate hostels for girls and boys. These hostels are situated inside the university campus. The capacity of the hostels is over 800 students.|
|Conference Halls||The university has four conference halls with air conditioning, adjustable lighting, Audio-Video facility, muted air conditioning, LCD projectors and a “U” shaped seating capacity for the audiences.|
|Guest House||The university has a guest house of its own. It has 12 AC and Non-AC rooms inside it. The guest house is situated in the campus.|
Graphic Era Educational Society has 2 Universities & 3 campuses In Uttarakhand
The university has received the under-mentioned awards,
The university has introduced the Gyan Jyoti Scholarship for its students. The university awards scholarship up to Rs. 60,000/- per student per year to three top-performing students based on their academic performance semester-wise. 10% additional waiver on net tuition fee for girl candidates.
Ques. Is Graphic University a blacklisted University?
Ans. Graphic Era University was once listed in the blacklisted universities of India. But now it is not. In 2006, the government blacklisted 44 universities including Graphic Era University in Uttrakhand. The university soon was accredited by NAAC in 2015, so it leaves no doubt now. Since GEU is NAAC accredited it is no more a blacklisted university.
Ques. Does University has any international collaborations?
Ans. The university has industrial collaborations with leading organizations from various industries. GEU has tie-ups with BHEL, DRDO, FICCI Proceedings, Infosys, BSNLs, etc. The visiting faculty of the university are from prestigious companies such as TCS, NISG, British Oxygen Company, ONGC, BHEL, IBM, etc.
Ques. Which is best? UPES or Graphic Era?
Ans. Graphic Era University, Dehradun is comparatively good than UPES.
Talking about UPES, the Btech Petroleum branch is the only branch that is good.
|B.Tech||₹2.36 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Main|
|MBA||₹2.51 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + CAT|
|BBA||₹1.55 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BCA||₹1.19 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.C.A||₹1.54 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|BCA||₹1.19 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BHM||₹1.33 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
Ans. Graphic Era University (GEU) has been ranked as the 104th best university in India by the NIRF rankings and is one of the upcoming universities in terms of placement records. IMS Unison is famous for its placement records and one of the first universities to adopt the SAP ERP solution for completely streamlining all academic courses. It has a number of industrial tie-ups. It was ranked as the 11th best private university in India by Times of India in 2020. UIT Uttaranchal University is a relatively new university that provides a plethora of courses in various fields. It is a private university established in Dehradun and has developed modern frameworks for teaching children and providing them with the relevant experience. Course & Admission: Graphic Era University BBA is one of the best courses in terms of syllabi and practical knowledge offered by the university. Many students get placed into leading companies and multinationals, while others pursue MBA from premier institutes. Admission to BBA is done on the basis of 10+2 scores followed by a group discussion and personal interview. IMS Unison Admissions are done on the basis of merit on 10+2 scores along with a personal interview. The annual fee for BBA is 4.43 L. The course provides a number of opportunities for students to develop their entrepreneurial and management skills. UIT Uttaranchal University BBA at UIT is a relatively newer course and thus offers updated and industry-relevant syllabi and course structure. The course focuses on the upcoming fields in the realm of management studies and provides thought-provoking activities and fests throughout the year. Placements: Graphic Era University GEU is famous for its placement records with regular recruiters including Infosys, Accenture, Wipro, Samsung, Ashok Leyland, Satguru International, TCS, IBM, ICICI, HDFC, Investor’s Clinic, Britannia, Axis Bank, HSBC, ITC, PepsiCo, and many more. Over 2,400 students were placed last year with the average salary package being 5.08LPA. IMS Unison It is famous for its placement records as well with over 80% of its final year graduates and postgraduates getting placed in top companies. The average salary package was 8LPA. UIT Uttaranchal University UIT is a relatively new university and hasn’t proclaimed its name in the career field yet. However, they do record 40-50% placements every year with the average salary packages being 4-5 LPA. Thus it completely depends on the students which college they want to pursue their BBA education. While all three colleges are promising, students are required to look at other aspects as well before deciding a university.Read more
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Graphic Era Hill University - [GEHU], Dehradun||-||₹1,84,304|
|DIT University - [DIT], Dehradun||# 84 by Indiatoday||₹2,00,000|
|University of Petroleum and Energy Studies - [UPES], Dehradun||# 151 by NIRF (university)||₹3,45,750|
|Galgotias University - [GU], Greater Noida||# 151 by NIRF (university)||₹1,59,000|
|Lovely Professional University - [LPU], Jalandhar||# 6 by ARIIA (university)||₹1,37,200|
|Uttaranchal University, Dehradun||# 74 by The Week (university)||₹1,62,450|