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Vice Chancellor

Prof. G. Raghurama

Vice Chancellor

DIT University is a premier Institute of Higher Learning in the wide areas of Science, Engineering, Technology and Management. Over a long & proud history, we have pushed the limits of knowledge & innovation, and carved a niche in Technical Education with emphasis on quality through up to date curriculum and lecture delivery methods supported by Strong Laboratory components. The Institute created a space for itself not only in Northern states but at all India level. At present, DITU Alumni are brand ambassadors of the Institute and are respected in all service sectors.

Dehradun is well known for its best educational Institutions of national and International importance. DITU provides a great opportunity to make its presence felt with cutting edge technologies with global perspectives. At present, five faculties of Engineering and Technology, Pharmacy and Management provide strong support and drive to achieve excellence in all spheres. Our emphasis is to create a research environment that leads to PhD degrees. Brilliant students and committed Faculty are two important components in this growth engine to fulfil the aspirations of the Nation. I am certain that we at DITU, Dehradun will leave no stone unturned in playing a significant role in achieving the National dream of a higher Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER).

DITU is a place to attain wholesome education not only in class rooms but through strong Industry-Academia Interface. When you choose DIT University, your opportunities become boundless with an unparalleled array of choices available.

I take this opportunity to welcome you to DIT University, Dehradun for pursuing your career in quality Higher Education.
Jai Hind

Profile:

Prof. G. Raghurama is an accomplished teacher, administrator and researcher in the Higher Education Division.

He has a proven track record in various areas of educational administration and lead teams in the implementation of innovative ideas.

He was an integral part of the team led at BITS Pilani to envision the transformation of the University.

He is an alumnus of IIT Madras - [M.Sc. Physics] and got his Ph.D. from IISc Bangalore.

He served his five-year tenure as the Director of BITS Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus on 30 October 2021.

In 2007, he was appointed as Deputy Director (Academics) in charge of academic affairs at BITS Pilani including faculty recruitment.

Key positions that he held in academic administration were Dean of Faculty Division, Dean of Admission and Placement for more than 14 years before taking over as Deputy Director.

During his tenure as Dean at BITS, he was a key figure in the design and implementation of BITSAT, a fully computer-based online test for admission to BITS, which has become a benchmark in online testing in India.

In 2009, he pioneered the first draft of Vision 2020 for BITS Pilani, which later became the Vision 2020, Mission 2021 project for BITS Pilani.

In 2010 he was appointed as the Director of BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, during which he contributed significantly to the development of the Institute. During his tenure as Director, he also led the project transformation phase at the BITS Pilani campus and was responsible for expansion and modernization of physical infrastructure at the BITS Pilani campus.

In 2015, he shifted to BITS Pilani, Goa campus and in 2016 he was appointed as the director of the campus. In 2017, he led a strategic planning exercise "Project Lakshya" for BITS Pilani.

He has successfully represented BITS Pilani in MHRD, IOE Secretariat and UGC as its nodal officer from the application stage for the position of Institute of Eminence, which was finally awarded in 2018.

Prof. Raghurama also guided the completion of construction of 6 hostel buildings and new academic block as part of the second phase infrastructure development of Goa campus.

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