GLA University, Mathura Uttar Pradesh is established in the year 1998 as Private University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build career in the field of Engineering, Management and Humanities. GLA University is having Affiliation with reputed UGC and NAAC-A. Management of GLA University, Mathura is working under Prof. Anup Kumar Gupta (Director).
GLA University came into existence in the holy city of Mathura in the year 1998. It visions to be the university that focuses on academic excellence by imbibing research in different fields. The mission of Varsity is to impart excellent professional education to students to conduct research and enhanced their knowledge. The Varsity is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), NCTE, and Pharmacy Council of India.
Varsity has bagged many awards. It has been ranked 2nd in Uttar Pradesh and 6th in India among top Business Schools by Times B School. Dainik Jagran has ranked it no. 1 as the best University in the 2018 engineering category. Careers 360 rated it AAA among best Engineering Colleges in India (2018). The Times of India has ranked it No.1 among the top institutes in the field of Engineering. Dialogue India has ranked it No.1 University in UP and the East, North, and North Eastern regionsof India. Among the top 75 B-Schools, it has been ranked 3 in Uttar Pradesh. India Today group has ranked the Institute of Business Management as No.3. NAAC has accredited the institute with Grade A. Aspiring Minds has awarded it National Employability Award nationally among top 10% engineering campuses
GLA University boasts of a well-equipped Central Library that is the information hub and source of knowledge. The library supports learning, teaching, and research activities. It treasures the information sources in print and digital format. Currently, there are approximately 1,70,000 books, more than 95 journals/ magazines of national and international repute and CD-ROMs over 4500. Besides print, e-journals are also available through INDEST-AICTE and ASME. The library of GLA is a member of DELNET that connects more than 500 libraries throughout the country. It is also a member of the National Digital library. The services and operations of the library are computerized and the specialized software KOHA is available that manages the entire task.The circulation system is fully computerized, and it is barcode-based. KOHA facilitates issuing and returning the resources that are stocked in the library.
Admission is made by the score obtained in the entrance exam conducted by the University. Candidates willing to take admission in any program have to appear in GLACT. GLA University follows strict attendance criteria, and no relaxation is given on it. The minimum attendance required to appear in the semester examination is 75%. Candidates failing to meet the mentioned criteria are not allowed to appear in the examination.