Integral University

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Integral University
Former names
Institute of Integral Technology, Dasauli
MottoInspiring Excellence[1]
Established1998 (1998)
FounderProf. S. W. Akhtar
Academic affiliations
ChancellorProf. S. W. Akhtar
Vice-ChancellorJaved Musarrat
Location, ,
26°57′31″N 80°59′53″E / 26.9585°N 80.9981°E / 26.9585; 80.9981Coordinates: 26°57′31″N 80°59′53″E / 26.9585°N 80.9981°E / 26.9585; 80.9981
Integral University, Lucknow logo

Integral University is a private university in Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh, India. Integral University, the first enacted Minority University in the country, started functioning from 1 April 2004. Integral University was accorded recognition by U.G.C. under section 2(f) of U.G.C. Act, 1956. The university was founded in 2004.



The foundation stone was laid on 3 November 1993 by Abul Hasan Ali Hasani Nadwi, rector of Darul-uloom Nadwatul Ulama as Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow. The main building was inaugurated by the then governor of Uttar Pradesh Motilal Vora on 14 January 1996. An engineering college was simultaneously established by the Islamic Council for Productive Education (ICPE) in 1997, which started functioning in 1998 with two courses; Computer Science Engineering, and Electronics Engineering. Later other courses like Architecture, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering and Master of Computer Application were added. Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the then prime minister of India, laid the foundation stone of a residential complex on 30 June 1999. During his speech he expressed his hope that the Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow having the abbreviation IIT will maintain the same standard as the other IITs do. The Institute then affiliated to Uttar Pradesh Technical University.

Transformation into university[edit]

In recognition of the growth of the school, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mulayam Singh Yadav declared that the Institute of Integral Technology, Lucknow shall be elevated to a full-fledged university in no time.[citation needed] He granted Minority Status to the institute. Soon after this declaration, he got the bill passed in the Assembly on 26 February 2004 and issued Govt. Gazette Notification No. 389/ lkr - fo -1-1 (d)-9-2004 dated 27 February 2004 for the formation of Integral University, Lucknow, under Act Number 9 of 2004 by the Uttar Pradesh state government.[2] It is approved under Sections 2(F), 22(1) & 12(B) of UGC Act, 1956. It has been declared eligible to receive Central Assistance under Section 12(B) of the UGC Act, 1956. Integral University was accorded recognition by U.G.C. under section 2(f) of U.G.C. Act, 1956. The university started its journey for providing quality education in 2004. The existing faculties in the university were re-organized and new faculties of Science, Pharmacy, Education, Management Studies, Health & Medical Sciences, Agricultural Science & Technology, Humanities & Social Sciences, Computer Applications, Medical Sciences & Allied Health Sciences, and Law were added.[2][3]


Faculties, Departments and Schools[edit]

Integral University consists of at present the university has 14 faculties and 32 departments.

  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences
  • Faculty of Agricultural Science & Technology
  • Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Computer Applications
  • Faculty of Medical Sciences & Allied Health Science's
  • Faculty of Law

with 2 schools each of Nursing and Pharmacy and a university Polytechnic providing courses at the diploma, undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.[4] Integral University also includes the Techno-Academic School in the Law Campus which provides the Secondary and Senior Secondary education.


University and college rankings
Pharmacy – India
NIRF (2020)[5]46

Integral University was ranked 46 in the pharmacy ranking in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) in 2020.[5]

Integral University is also NAAC B+ Accredited Institution.[citation needed]


The university is divided into blocks: Administrative block, Academic blocks 1, 2, 3, Civil Block, Medical and Hospital Block, Library Block and Architecture block. The university has four boys hostels (1, 2, 3, 4), three girls hostels and Resident Hostel for Doctors and Nurses. A Punjab National Bank branch is opened in the university. The university has seven computer centers and labs. There is a Mechanical workshop, with traditional and modern machines and latest tools and instruments.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2 May 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2012.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ a b "The Integral University Act, 2004 : Act 9 of 2004" (PDF). Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Laws of India  : The Integral University Act, 2004". Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Integral University Lucknow". Retrieved 30 November 2018.
  5. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Pharmacy)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.

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