Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology

Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University Of Science and Technology
Former name
Chhotu Ram State College of Engineering, Murthal
Founded in memory of Sir Chhotu Ram (1881–1945)
Type Public university
Established 1987 (1987)
Founder Government of Haryana
Affiliation Association of Commonwealth Universities
Religious affiliation
Academic affiliation
National Board of Accreditation
Address Murthal, Sonipat, Haryana, 131027, India
Coordinates: 29°1′38″N 77°3′44″E / 29.02722°N 77.06222°E / 29.02722; 77.06222
Campus Area 273 acres (1.10 km2)
Language English, Hindi

Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University of Science and Technology (DCRUST), formerly Chhotu Ram State College of Engineering, Murthal (CRSCE), is a state university located in Murthal, Sonipat, Haryana, India. It was established in 2006 by an Act of the Government of Haryana, upgrading a 1986 established college.


It was founded in 1986 by the Government of Haryana in memory of Sir Chhotu Ram (1881–1945). It was then known as the Chhotu Ram State College of Engineering, Murthal until the government of Haryana upgraded it to University on 6 November 2006 through an Act 29 of 2006 of the Legislature of the state of Haryana. The University has been considered eligible for grants under Section 12(B) of UGC Act, 1956 in March, 2009[1].[2]


The university is located on National Highway No. 44 at a distance of 50 km from Inter State Bus Terminal, Delhi and at a distance of 8 km from Sonipat railway station. The sprawling campus of the College has been developed on 273 acres (1.10 km2) of land which falls within the industrial and commercial belt extending from Kundli to Panipat.


The University has the following departments:[3]


  • Architecture
  • Bio-Medical
  • Bio-Technology
  • Center of Excellence for Energy and Environment Studies(CEEES)
  • Chemical
  • Civil
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical
  • Electronics and communication
  • Materials Science & NanoTechnology (MSN)
  • Mechanical

Management and Humanities

  • Humanities
  • Management


  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics


University campus has a total of 7 hostels, three for girls and rest 4 for the boys. The capacity of girls hostel is 450 while the boys hostels in all can accommodate 966 students.[4]

S.No.Boys HostelGirls Hostel
1K.S. Krishnan Hall (BH-1)Gargi Hall (GH)
2Chandrashekhar Hall (BH-2)Kalpana Chawla Hall (KCH)
3Hargobind Khurana Hall (BH-3)Mother Teresa Hall (MTH)
4Aryabhat Hall (BH-4)

Foreign collaborations

To promote research in specific domains University has signed up with the following foreign institutions

The University is a member of Association of Commonwealth Universities[7]

See also


  1. "List of Universities oh Haryana recognised by UGC". Retrieved 2017-12-05.
  2. "About University". Retrieved 31 July 2011.
  3. "Departments of DCRUST, Murthal". Retrieved 2017-12-05.
  4. "Hostel Facilities". Retrieved 20 March 2013.
  5. "Deenbandhu University collaborates with German University". Retrieved 2012-07-30.
  6. "Deenbandhu Chhotu Ram University in student exchange collaboration with Germany's HOL varsity". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2012-07-30.

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