Bharat Ratna Dr B.R. Ambedkar Vishwavidyalaya, Delhi (Ambedkar University, Delhi or AUD for short) was established by the Government of the NCT of Delhi through an Act of Legislature.
The University began
functioning in August 2008. The Act mandates the University to focus
on teaching and research in the Social Sciences and the Humanities. AUD is a unitary university which locates its postgraduate and undergraduate programmes
as well as research on its own campus.AUD has been recognized
by the University Grants Commission as empowered to award degrees as
specified by the UGC under Section 22 of UGC Act, 1956.
Drawing inspiration from
the life and the ideas of Dr B.R. Ambedkar,
we hope to develop this University as a unique institution engaged with its students and societyand dedicated to innovative and meaningful ways of teaching, learning and generating knowledge contributing to the cause of
equality and social justice and the promotion of