MDU is a state government run university of Haryana. It was established in 1976. Initially it was named as Rohtak University. In 1977 it was renamed as Maharshi Dayanand University. This is an affiliating university. Today more than 400 colleges come under the jurisdiction of MDU Rohtak University. Affiliate colleges run courses like B.Ed. M.ed., B.Tech., M.Tech., B.Arch., BBA, BCA, MCA, MBA, LAW 3 Years, & LAW 5 Years and other Degree courses.
Admission in most of the professional courses run By MDU Rohtak is done through an entrance exam. For other courses admission is done on merit, merit list is formed on the basis of marks scored in qualifying exam. The university follows the traditional system of admission cycle. The annual intake is done in the month of June every year. this year the university has made the admission process more simple. The whole admission process for all the courses will be done online. Student has to fill up an online form and has to send its print out along with the required documents to the university department. After that on the basis of merit the allotment of the particular course will be offered to the student. To make the things easy for the student, there is a provision of applying for multiple courses as well. This will help lot of students who are unable to get admission in one course, but then they have a choice to move on to other course.
This university has been accredited by NAAC as an A GRADE University. It boasts of having more than 40 departments in fields varying from arts to science, psychology to Genetics, Journalism to Defence and Strategic Studies. The university offers courses at UG and PG level.
The affiliated colleges of MDU are spread over many districts of Haryana. It has its jurisdiction in the NCR till Rohtak. All the colleges in gurgaon or the colleges of Faridabad will be affiliated to MDU Rohtak University. The jurisdiction of the university is limited to Haryana. There is no B.Ed college in Delhi list, which is affiliated to MDU rohtak.
The students who have passed from this university are well placed all over the world. You will find a lot of alumni of MDU in silicon valley.
The admission process of various traditional and professional courses has already started. The forms are available on the website. For admission in B.Ed. the common counseling will take place. The course duration has been increased as per NCTE norms. Course details and fee structure will be provided in the prospectus for B.Ed. 2015-17. The university will soon release the admission form of B.Ed. as well. The student will be able to fill the application for b.ed online. This time there will be no B.Ed. entrance exam 2015. The university will directly release the B.Ed. registration list