Sido Kanhu Murmu University, Dumka

Sido Kanhu Murmu University, Dumka has been approved by University Grants Commission (UGC). This university has been established in 1992. Type of this University is State University.
Situated in the tribal dominated area of Santal Parganas and with its headquarters at Dumka, the second capital of Jharkhand, Siddhu Kanhu University (SKU), now known as Sido Kanhu Murmu University (SKMU), was established with effect from 10th January, 1992 by an Act of Bihar Legislative Assembly published in the Bihar Gazette (Ext. Ord.) dated 05 March, 1992. [Ref. Bihar Universities (Amendment) Act 1991 Bihar Act, 1992] The university has been named as "Sido Kanhu Murmu University" (SKMU) by an amendment made in the section 3(1) of the Jharkhand State Universities Act 2000 (Amendment) vide Notification No. LG - 16/2002 - 15/Leg. dated 06.05.2003 published in the Jharkhand Gazette (Ext. Ordinary Edn.).
It was carved out from Bhagalpur University now known as Tilka Manjhi Bhagalpur University. The university was recognized by and affiliated to the Association of Indian Universities vide its letter no. Meet/67 - AM/93/20588 dated 06.05.1993. It was granted recognition under Section 12 (B) of the UGC Act, 1956 in May, 2007.
Serving the purpose of institution of higher learning and developing Human Capital, S.K.M. University strives for creating facility to produce technically enabled experience manpower of good sensibility and sound sensitivity. This is done through regular workshop, Seminars Conferences and Guest Lectures. To have a community outreach the university not only supports N.S.S. and N.C.C. activities but also encourages both the students and faculty members to groom their personality. Under the XI Plan, the University has received grants for merged schemes and general development from the UGC. The University has already setup a career counseling cell for students and a separate cell for coaching and remedial classes for various competitive examinations for the S.C./S.T./O.B.C. /Minority students. In order to encourage improvement of their academic qualities, they are frequently allowed to participate in Seminar, Conferences and Workshops. The faculty members of the University are also encouraged to avail travel grants, publication grants and facilities for organizing academic seminars and conferences.
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Phone Number : 06434-223006
Fax Number : 06434-222495
Jharkhand. India
Pin - 814101
City : Dumka
Pin Code : 814101
District : Dumka
State : Jharkhand
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