Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University


Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University logo.png
Mottoप्रज्ञा शील करुणा
Motto in English
wisdom modesty compassion
TypePublic central university
Established1996 (25 years ago) (1996)
AffiliationUGC; NAAC;[1] AIU, ACU, BCI, ICAR
ChancellorPrakash C. Bartunia[2]
Vice-ChancellorSanjay Singh
VisitorPresident of India
Academic staff
Location, ,
26°46′18″N 80°55′10″E / 26.7718°N 80.9195°E / 26.7718; 80.9195Coordinates: 26°46′18″N 80°55′10″E / 26.7718°N 80.9195°E / 26.7718; 80.9195
250 acres (100 ha)
Colours  Blue   white

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) is a Central University in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.[4][5][6] The university is named after Babasaheb Ambedkar, social reformer, polymath and the architect of the Indian Constitution. The university was established on 10 January 1996. The university has a satellite campus at Amethi too, which was established in 2016.


Atal Bihari Vajpayee auditorium
Gautam Buddha central library

The campus is spread in the city of Lucknow at Vidya Vihar, Raebareli Road, Lucknow – 226025 (Uttar Pradesh). The main campus is at Lucknow and spread over 250 acres which is eco-friendly environment for focused study. A satellite campus of the university is at Amethi and it runs mostly UG courses. The satellite campus was established in 2016.


  • School of Engineering Technology (UIET)
  • School of Information Science Technology
  • School of Ambedkar Studies for Social Sciences
  • School of Life Sciences
  • School of Environmental Science
  • School of Education
  • School of Home Sciences
  • School of Legal Studies
  • School of Management Studies
  • School of Physical & Decision Sciences
  • School of Languages and Literature
  • School of Media and Communication
  • School of Economics and Commerce
  • School of Agriculture Sciences & Technology
  • School of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Sciences[7][8]

Gautam Buddha central library

Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University

The central library was established in January 1998 to promote knowledge and application through its effective dissemination of knowledge and information. The central library of BBAU was named Gautam Buddha central library after Gautam Buddha. The Library is governed by LAC (Library Advisory Committee).[9]


University and college rankings
General – India
NIRF (Overall) (2021)[10]101–150
NIRF (Universities) (2021)[11]65
Business/Management – India
NIRF (2021)[12]76-100

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked it sixty five Universities in 2021 .It also ranked it 76–100 in the management ranking.


DST-Centre for Policy Research:

The Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India has granted Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow a special project to establish the ‘Centre for Policy Research’ with a particular focus on inclusive growth using science, technology and innovation.[13]

Front view of girls hostel
Night view of hostel
Sports ground of BBAU
Tennis court

NCC: [14] The NCC is the largest uniformed youth organization. Its motto is 'Unity and Discipline'.

YOUTUBE VIDEO LECTURE: [9] This university also provided YouTube video lecture of their courses.

The university commemorates its Foundation Day on 10 January every year. Lectures by academics on current and general issues followed by Cultural Programme by the university students are the basic features of the celebration. On this occasion, a convocation is always organized.[15]

See also


  1. ^ "NAAC Certificate" (PDF).
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 December 2019. Retrieved 1 December 2019.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ a b c d e "NIRF 2021" (PDF). Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University.
  4. ^ Online, India Today (26 February 2014). "Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University invites applications for M.Pharm programs : Notification". Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  5. ^ India (11 August 2015). "Lucknow's Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University". The Indian Express. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  6. ^ "15-year-old Sushma Verma, the youngest postgraduate in the country, has now achieved yet another milestone by becoming the youngest Indian to get enrolled in the PhD course at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) in Lucknow". 25 July 2015. Retrieved 21 October 2015.
  7. ^, Dharmendra Kumar. ", BABASAHEB BHIMRAO AMBEDKAR UNIVERSITY, A Central University".
  8. ^ "Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Admissions 2020". Admissions. 21 April 2020.
  9. ^ a b, Dharmendra Kumar. ", BABASAHEB BHIMRAO AMBEDKAR UNIVERSITY, A Central University".
  10. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2021 (Overall)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 9 September 2021.
  11. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2021 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 9 September 2021.
  12. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2021 (Management)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 9 September 2021.
  13. ^ "Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Uttar Pradesh, Admission 2020–21 | Govt University Info".
  14. ^ "बीबीएयू की छात्राओं और एनसीसी कैड‌ेट्स ने दिखाई प्रतिभा". Navbharat Times.
  15. ^ "बीबीएयू के दीक्षांत समारोह में थल सेनाध्यक्ष ने युवाओं को दिए सफलता के मंत्र, दिए स्वर्ण पदक". Amar Ujala (in Hindi).

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