About University

Maharshi Dayanand University, was established as Rohtak University, Rohtak, came into existence by an Act No. 25 of 1975 of the Haryana Legislative Assembly in 1976  with the objective to promote inter-disciplinary higher education and research in the fields of environmental, ecological and life sciences. It was rechristened as Maharshi Dayanand University in 1977 after the name of a great visionary and social reformer, Maharshi Dayanand.  It had a unitary and residential character in its nascent stage, but became an affiliating University in November 1978. The University secured the recognition of University Grants Commission – the higher education regulatory body of India – for central Govt. grants in Feb. 1983.

Directorate of Distance Education (DDE) of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (MDU), has started a wide spectrum of courses. Over the years, DDE has expanded tremendously in terms of programmes, enrolment and study centers.


The University is located at Rohtak in the state of Haryana – about 75 kms from Delhi on Delhi-Hisar National Highway (NH-10), and is about 240 kms from Chandigarh, the State Capital. It is well connected both by rail as well as road. Rohtak is the education hub of the State with excellent facilities for  education in all fields of knowledge.

Course List of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak
» Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)
» Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) » Master of Business Administration (MBA)
» Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) » Master of Business Application (MCA)
» Bachelor of Arts (BA) » Master of Arts (MA)
» Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) » Master of Commerce (M.Com)
» Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) » Master of Science (M.Sc)
» Diploma in Computer Application » Diploma in Business Administration
» Bachelor of Science in Information Technology (B.Sc IT) » Master of Science in Information Technology (M.Sc IT)
» Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) » Master of Technology (M.Tech)
» Bachelor of Library & Information Science » Master of Lib. & Information Science
» Diploma in Engineering


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