The DMIMS starts online the “programs authorized by the UGC”
Nagpur: Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DU), Sawangi (M), Wardha, obtained an A + grade in her third cycle of re-accreditation by the NAAC in 2017, for a period of 7 years. By virtue of this ranking, the university was placed in elite category I by the UGC. Under the UGC notification issued on April 20, 2018, the university has been granted gradual autonomy and, therefore, the university has the right to initiate new educational programs in other fields. The university also had autonomy to start off-campus, off-campus and ODL courses and online.
Taking advantage of this autonomy, DMIMS (DU) has broadened its academic scope and launched courses in different faculties other than health sciences. Currently, the university has 12 faculties, offering 265 educational programs in conventional, ODL and online mode. The university’s off-campus campus was launched in Wanadongri, Hingna, Nagpur with Datta Meghe Medical College as the building block.
The new faculty launched by the university includes the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Faculty of Business and Management, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Humanities and social in addition to existing faculties.
Educational programs launched in these new faculties include management courses such as BBA, MBA. B Com, and under the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, B Tech & M Tech courses are offered in emerging fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Data Management, Biomedical Engineering and Agricultural Engineering and BCA, MCA after authorization from AICTE.
The new national education policy notified by the government. of India is duly incorporated into the educational programs of the university to the extent possible and permissible and initiatives taken under it are multiple entry / exit, integrated learning program, inclusion of minor / with distinction, inclusion of elective courses, inclusion of SWAYAM / MOOC courses and awarding them credits. The university has created its own Academic Credit Bank Model (DMIMS Model of Credit Bank) for granting, redeeming and transferring credits.
Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DU), Sawangi (M), Wardha is ranked 100th in the “global category” among higher education institutions, 61st among all universities, 34th among medical schools and 19th among schools as part of the classification of national institutions (NIRF) 2021 out of 6,272 requests submitted by various HEIs across the country. The NIRF was launched by the MHRD in 2015 to rank establishments across the country and is approved by the MOE. Rankings are based on five generic parameters viz. Teaching, Learning and Resources (TLR), Research and Professional Practice (PR), Graduation Outcomes (GO), Awareness and Inclusion (OI) and Perception (PR).
This is the third year in a row that DMIMS (DU) has been among the top universities in the NIRF ranking. The university has maintained its 61st position for two consecutive years and is one of only two universities in Maharashtra to have been ranked in the top 100, the other being Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth located in Pune. It is also one of only two medical and dental schools in Maharashtra. The peculiarity lies in the location of said university in a rural context and still ranks among the best higher education institutions in all applied categories.
DMIMS (DU) is delighted to announce the start of the online programs (BBA, BCA, BCom, MCA and MBA) as â€œUGC Authorized Programsâ€ as well as open and distance learning programs already underway. DMIMSU’s unique â€œindustry integrated placementâ€ model, coupled with a state-of-the-art learning infrastructure, will provide learners with a rigorous learning experience and successful career in the modern corporate world. The Integrated Industry Curriculum and Curriculum will equip learners with in-depth industry expertise with expert-guided content. Training will be based on strong management and leadership principles and practical skills relevant to the industry through immersion projects, an industry internship, case-based learning and an ongoing mentorship program. . The highlight of these programs is that all of these programs must be integrated learning programs, in which the learner must work in industry and other relevant fields during their training to have practical training. The UGC has granted university approval for such programs. The student will be entitled to a stipend in the amount of Rs 10,000 to 15,000 per month and the practical training will improve their overall employability. This new venture will be led by Santosh Jha as Director of the Distance and Online Education Center (CDOE).
The vision and foresight of the Honorable Chancellor of ShriDattajiMeghe University and the wise leadership of the Honorable Chancellor Pro, Prof Emeritus Dr Vedprakash Mishra are the strength of the University’s commitment to the cause of higher education and tangible results. Shri.SagarMeghe, Member, BOM, Dr Rajiv Borle, Vice Chancellor, Dr Lalit Waghmare, Pro Vice Chancellor, Dr Tripti Shrivatsava, IQAC Director, Dr Zahir Quazi, R & D Director, Dr SS Patel, Chief Coordinator and Dr Sandeep Srivastava, CEO, Meghe Group of Hospitals and Dr Babaji Ghewade, University Registrar have been instrumental in updating ideas and ensuring quality and substance in the consequent areas of activity of the ‘university.
During the current COVID crisis, the health services rendered by the university to society through its hospital are well known, but the university has done a commendable job in research related to COVID-19. According to a recent survey, DMIMS (DU) set a record by publishing 138 COVID – 19 research articles in major indexed journals, which is the highest in Maharashtra, 2nd among private institutions and 4th highest in country. The university also participated in 2 clinical trials sponsored by the Ministry of AYUSH.