MANAV RACHNA INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF RESEARCH AND STUDIES
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q.Brief me about Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (formerly MRIU)?
Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (formerly MRIU) is a continuum of excellence from the Career Institute of Technology and Management (CITM), and was granted ‘Deemed-to be-University’ Status under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, as Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (formerly MRIU), a visible symbol of knowledge& experience providing high quality education in the fields of Engineering, Health & Applied Sciences, Management, Computer Education, Hotel Management International Programmes, Commerce & Humanities, Media, Design & many more. Details of these programmes are given in the MRIIRS Admission Brochure 2017-18.
Q.Where is MRIIRS campus located? & How to reach Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (formerly MRIU)?
MRIIRS is located on Delhi –Suraj-Kund road, Sector- 43, Faridabad. It is easily accessible through either Badkal Chowk or NHPC Chowk on Mathura Road (NH-2), or via Charmwood Village near Badarpur Border. MRIIRS Campus can be reached by availing Metro facilities up to Manav Rachna Badkhal Mor Station and from there taking a bus or an auto to Badkal Chowk and then auto to University Campus located on Surajkund Delhi Road.
Q.How can I obtain an Admission Brochure?
Admission Brochure contains a Scratch Card consisting of a covered number, which will facilitate submission of application form online. Admission Brochure without Scratch Card may be downloaded from MRIIRS website www.manavrachna.edu.in free of cost. However, application for admission shall be submitted online only at the University website for which application fee of Rs. 1200/- is payable. Payment can be made through Credit/ Debit card at the time of submission of application. Candidate may purchase admission brochure from MRIIRS Campus, Administrative Headquarters or City Centers in cash, details of which is available on the university website.
Q.Do we need to submit the original certificates on the day of admission?
No. there is no need to submit original certificates but candidate must produce original certificates/documents on the day of admission for their verifications, failing which candidate shall not be considered for admission. Two sets of self-attested copies of the certificates/documents are required to be submitted at the time of physical counseling as detailed in the admission brochure. The same should be collected back by the student soon after physical counseling.
Q.What are the documents to be produced at the time of admission?
Candidate must bring the following documents in original along with two sets of self-attested photocopies:
- Secondary School Examination Certificate (10th)- as proof of Date of Birth
- Senior Secondary School Examination Certificate (10+2)
- Detailed Mark sheets/Provisional Certificate/Degree/ Diploma Certificate of the qualifying examination.
- Character Certificate from the Institution last attended.
- Result card of the relevant entrance examination.
- Four passport size colored photographs in formal dress.
- Certificate of proof as candidate of Foreign Nationals seeking relaxation in the minimum eligibility criteria.
- Copy of Aadhar Card
In addition to the documents mentioned above, all students will be required to submit following documents either during the orientation program after start of classes or within 3 days from the date of admission whichever is later:
- Certificate of Medical Fitness
- Migration Certificate
- Proof of Residence (Ration Card/ Electricity Bill/ Telephone Bill/ Driving License etc.)
- Undertaking by candidate and by parents for “Anti Ragging”, the format for which shall be available of MRIIRS website
- Undertaking by parents for total family income from all sources along with proof of income in the form of current Income Tax Return/ Certificate of Income from employers of parent(s)/ proof of survey conducted by DRDA of the district concerned of the applicant or any other authorized Government agency/ any other valid proof (Original /Attested Photocopy).
- Any other document required / notified later.
Q.What is the process for the Physical Counseling?
- On the day of physical counseling, candidates shall report on the Registration Desk, arrange documents in the specified sequence in the file cover given on the spot, appear before the Document Verification Committee for verification of documents and move to the Admission Committee, if found eligible.
- Admission committee shall allot the seats to the Candidates in order of merit subject to its availability and the candidates shall be required to deposit fee on the spot either through Demand Draft, Credit / Debit Card. Cheques shall not be accepted. Additional convenience charges are payable as per rules in case of payment is made through Credit / Debit Card.
- The seat shall be deemed to be allotted only on deposition of fee. If a candidate fails to deposit the fee on the spot, the right to admission shall be forfeited and the seat shall be offered to the candidate next in the merit list.
- If a candidate reports late for admission on the designated day and time, he / she will be offered the seat available at the time of his appearance before the Admission Committee.
- All Candidates are advised to report on the day of physical counseling in a formal and presentable dress as a fresh photograph may be required to be clicked on the spot.
- All Students admitted in various programs shall collect their original testimonials / certificates at the time of allotment of seat against acknowledgement. All such students are also advised to keep a watch on MRIIRS Website for further instructions if any.
Q.Will I be interviewed before the admission?
Every student has to be physically present during physical counseling before the admission. Although, except for MBA, there are no marks awarded for interview for preparing the merit list for admission, but for all the programs at UG (except B.Arch), Group Discussion (GD) / Personal Interview (PI) is the part of selection process for final admission and is an independent screening test. Although admission in all UG programs shall be based on the merit of respective MRNAT 2017 as first preference and percentage of marks scored in qualifying examination as a second preference, seats remaining vacant, those who fail to make a mark in GD/PI may be denied admission.
Q.What is MRNAT? Which agency is holding this Examination?
MRNAT 2017 (Manav Rachna National Admission Test) is conducted by the University across various disciplines, syllabi for which are available on the ‘Admission’ link on MRIIRS Website. University has deployed technology developed by India’s leading assessment agency to ensure fair and transparent conduct of online test. The candidates shall be allotted a designated computer system in the examination centre and shall be required to login using Application Sequence Number and Password as conveyed to the applicant through email. It is therefore advised not to share Email IDs and Password with others to avoid complications. The questions shall appear on the monitor and the candidates shall submit answers by using mouse only. The computer system is connected to a Central Server which delivers the test in real time without web connectivity. All other `functions are disabled in the machine and there is no Human involvement in the test. No formal computer knowledge is required to appear for the test. Other details and sample questions are also available on the University website. The dates of conduct of MRNAT –2017 across various disciplines are given in the Admission Brochure. The candidate will be intimated about the place, date and time of the Test, through email and SMS well in time. For UG Courses, besides other locations, the Test would be conducted at Faridabad, Patna, Guwahati, Bhatinda and Hyderabad. For PG Courses, the Test would be conducted at Faridabad only.
Q.Should the parents come along with the candidate for admission?
It is mandatory for the parents to attend the counseling. However, in case of an emergency, guardian may attend the counseling.
Q.What is the mode of payment of fees?
The Payment of fees is through Demand draft in favor of Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (formerly MRIU) or in Demand Draft, Credit / Debit Card at the time of physical counseling/admission.
Q.Does Manav Rachna collect Annual or Program Fees in advance?
No, Manav Rachna collect fees as per norms presented by the Regulatory Bodies.
Q.How the merit list is prepared for admission to various streams of B.Tech Programs?
The Merit Lists for each program shall be prepared as per the criteria given in the Admission Brochure.
For B.Tech Program the merit list shall be prepared (i) Merit in MRNAT 2017 and (ii) Score in UniGauge 2017 as a 2nd preference (iii) JEE Mains 2017 Score and (iv) Marks in qualifying examination . Candidates are advised to provide the respective score in the application form as soon as the results are declared by the respective examination bodies. Those students who fail to provide any of these results shall go down in the merit list in the absence of respective weightage.
The vacant seats thereafter, if any, are filled on merit drawn on the basis of the relevant marks of the candidates in the qualifying Examination.
Q.How will come to know my Rank in the Merit List for admission to any Program being offered by your University?
The ranks in the respective Merit List shall be available on MRIIRS Website as per schedule given in the admission brochure against Application Sequence Number generated by the system at the time of submission of online application.
Q.Do you allow the students to take admission who have got supplementary in the qualifying examination?
For all UG Programs, admission shall be made only if the Candidate has been declared pass in the qualifying examination clearly and meets the minimum eligibility criteria as laid down in the admission brochure. Candidates having compartment shall not be admitted in any of the UG Program till their result for the supplementary examination has been declared within the final cut off date of admission.
For PG Programs, candidates may be admitted provisionally subject to fulfillment of minimum eligibility criteria on or before 31.10.2017. For the purpose of preparation of Merit List, the marks scored upto pre final year of the qualifying examination shall be considered for those whose result has not been declared for the final year / semester. Student having compartments in any of the previous years shall not get credit for the subjects which they have not passed at the time of admission.
Admission Committee shall exercise fair discretion to see that based upon the academic performance in exam result which is available at the time of admission, whether the candidate is likely to meet the eligibility criteria. However it will be sole responsibility of the candidate to meet the minimum eligibility criteria for admission by the cutoff date mentioned above and no relaxation in minimum eligibility criteria shall be granted
Q.What is your Policy for Withdrawal and refund of fees?
POLICY FOR WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND OF FEES
Q.Does the University offer any scholarships to meritorious MRIIRS candidates?
Yes, Scholarships & Freeships are available as under:
The university offers Scholarships to all students on the basis of marks/CGPA in the qualifying examination as per following scale:
UG level Programs (except for B.Tech Mech. Engg. – Industry Integrated)
90.00% & above 100% Tuition Fee waiver
85.00% above & below 90.00% 50% Tuition Fee waiver
80.00% above & below 85.00% 25% Tuition Fee waiver
PG level Programs
80.00% & above 100% Tuition Fee waiver
75.00% above & below 80.00% 50% Tuition Fee waiver
70.00% above & below 75.00% 25% Tuition Fee waiver
However, they are required to pay other fees as applicable to the programme concerned. Such students shall be required to maintain a minimum CGPA (SGPA in 1st semester) of 7.0 in the subsequent semesters without having any compartment in any subject and minimum 75% attendance in each semester, failing which the Scholarships awarded shall be withdrawn.
In addition, suitable free ship shall be available to high achievers in the field of sports, persons suffering with Thalassaemia Major, sons / daughters of Army Personnel who have been killed in war/ terrorist attack, physically handicapped students etc. on case to case basis.
Candidates passing out from any of the institutions of MREI and son/daughter of faculty / staff member of any of the institutions of MREI will get one time concession of Rs.5000/- at the time of admission in any of the program being offered at Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (formerly MRIU).
Q.Are any other scholarships available?
Manav Rachna offers Merit Scholarship other than Scholarship / freeship enumerated above, for students securing Ist, 2nd and 3rd positions in the odd & Even semester exams (based on the amalgamated SGPA / CGPA) every year for each programme being run at MRIIRS, as under:
- First position : 25% of Tuition Fee or Rs. 25000/- which ever is less
- Second Position : 15% of Tuition Fee or Rs. 15000/- which ever is less
- Third Position : 10% of Tuition Fee or Rs. 10000/- which ever is less
The following are the guidelines for granting these Merit Scholarships:
- Any programme must have strength of 90 or more in semester exam to qualify for first, second and third position scholarship; otherwise only a solitary topper shall be given a solitary first position scholarship.
- If the strength of a course is 10 or less no scholarship will be awarded for that course.
A student shall be eligible to benefit for tuition fee waiver only from one source only
Q.What if any candidate is facing problem with Scratch card?
He/She can contact the Admission Cell for any help in person or may call at the following contact numbers – 0129- 4259000.
Q.Whether sufficient reference books are available in Library?
Key features of the Library Network Include:
- Access to a network of 22 Central, Faculty and Department Libraries
- Fully web-based operations and services
- My Account, Ask a Librarian Service
- Access to over 1,35,000 print books
- e-Readers Kindles
- e-Books package comprising of over 1,45,000 books
- Over 30,000 E-Journals from leading publishers and societies like IEEE, ASME and ASCE Institutional membership of Developing Library Network offering access to over 5000 libraries across South Asia
- UGC Digital Library Constoritum e-Shodh Sindhu
- Institutional Membership of the American Library and
- Theses, Project Reports and Dissertations
In addition to above, the central library deploys:
- OPAC – Libsys Web 7.0 System OPAC address: http://libopac.mrei.ac.in which offers user interactive services.
- Remote access of library resources through Ezproxy
- Single point of access for Content Management System for e-Learning Through Library Portal
- MOOCs, NPTEL Video Lectures and Open Access Resources
- Insta Alert Service that enables users to know immediately any transaction done to their account.
- Current Awareness Service like Book Alert Service, Article Alert Service and Book Review Service.
Smart Card enabled, RFID and Wi-Fi enabled library is offering the latest state of- the art technological applications including e-books, audio-books, e-journals, kindles to maximize the use and ease of library resources. Single Window Search solution offers researchers paradise by making all library resources available at a single click. 24×7 availability of library resources beyond campus through remote access provides unhindered access to resources. To students at Manav Rachna, it offers a perfect platform for research, innovation & development and a tranquil ambience to explore the world of books. The fact that it was set up in the memory of Founder Visionary who always ensured world class infrastructure for the students, speaks volumes about its facilities and far reaching impact. The collection offers a range of text books, reference books and general reading material for enrichment and development. The library remains open 8:00 A.M.- 8:00 P.M. Monday to Saturday and 9:00 A.M.-2:00 P.M. on Sundays to cater to academic and research demands of its academic community. The Central Library is the heart of the campus. With dedicated sections like Discussion Rooms, Audio Visual Rooms, Digital Library and a separate enclosure for Research and Reference, the Central Library indeed the most happening place on the campus. As a New Age library, it provides unlimited access to information in many formats and from many sources. It offers best of both the worlds ie. Print and Digital. The Library with its state-of the-art infrastructure, plush and spacious settings, aesthetically done up interiors and huge collection of documents is bibliophile’s dream come true. The Library team welcomes you to the world of knowledge!!
Q.What is the minimum attendance required to appear in the exams?
As per the Ordinance of the University, a student shall be required to have a minimum attendance of 75% in the aggregate of all the courses taken together in a semester for all the Programs.
Q.What kind of grooming programs are offered to the students?
The Career Development Centre (CDC) at MRIIRS provides training on personality and soft skills to enrich the students with employability traits.
Q.Are there any management quota seats in any programme?
No, there is no management quota in any of the programmes. All the admissions are purely on the merit basis as per the criteria mentioned in the admission brochure of the University.
Q.What measures are taken to help the students in finding employment?
We conduct special coaching for improving the employability skills of the students. For this purpose, Manav Rachna has a Career Development Centre, which grooms the students prior to their appearing for on-campus/off-campus placements. Also, we have a well organized placement cell called Corporate Resource Centre which is doing commendable job year after year. We have good rapport with a number of companies. Besides, we enjoy a very high reputation as an institution. For placement record refer to website (www.manavrachna.edu.in) under Corporate Resource Centre tab.
Q.What is the procedure for admission or how do I join the University?
Candidates have to submit the online admission form on the university website. On the basis of the scores in the entrance exam and/or qualifying examination, a merit list is drawn as per the criteria mentioned in the admission brochure of the University for selection of students and admission is made through physical counseling.
Q.What are the deadlines for admission?
For admission deadlines please refer to admission Calendar given in the MRIIRS Admission Brochure 2017-18. However, look for notices / alerts by clicking the ‘Admission Notices / Alerts’ Tab on the home page of MRIIRS website.
All Schedule for Physical Counseling for Admission and other related information will be available on the website as and when published. MRNAT Results and Merit list for various courses / program shall also be available on this Tab.
Q.English is not my first language. Will I get support?
English is an internationally accepted language and to support students we have in course Professional Communication, Soft Skills and other foreign languages classes. Pass in English at 10th and 12th is mandatory in almost all programs as detailed in the eligibility criteria of each program in the admission brochure.
Q.I need to speak to an adviser as I am not sure as to which program to choose. Will I get any support?
Our expert team of admission counselors is available to help you and guide you throughout admission process; they would help you if you require any information/counseling on choosing the program or specialization or if you face any difficulty in filling up the application form.
Q.What if I miss the MR-NAT exam?
In case, any vacancies left after exhausting the merit drawn up on the basis of the MR-NAT, then the balance seats, if any, are filled on merit basis of merit in the qualifying exam.
Q.How are the students assessed?
During the course of each Program, students will be assessed through their class tests, practicals, reports, essays, problem-based learning, projects, presentation, thesis and end semester examination etc.
Q.From which University, the degree will be awarded?
On successful completion of the Program as per its minimum requirements, the degree shall be awarded by Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies (formerly MRIU).
Q.How many days does the University work in a week?
The University works for Five days (Monday to Friday) in a week for normal teaching, however, the students do come on Saturdays as well for their research work, projects, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
Q.What are the facilities provided in the campus?
There are many facilities including Cricket Ground, Table Tennis room, Lawn Tennis Court, Badminton Court, Basket Ball Court, Football Ground, Volleyball Ground, Billiards Table, Squash Facilities, Athletic tracks, Shooting range, a well-equipped gymnasium, Open Air Theatre, Medical facilities, Cafeteria and Food courts, ATM, Campus Shop, Book Shop, a truly green fully networked campus. For detail visit our website at www.MRIIRS.edu.in.
Q.Where do I get admission information for NRIs and Foreign Nationals?
Detailed information is available in Admission Cell located in ‘E’ Block, MRIIRS Campus, Sector 43. The contact no’s are: 0129-4198480 and 0129-4198499. Mail at: nikhil.iec@MRIIRS.edu.in
Q.What sort of medical facilities are available on campus? Where is the nearest hospital?
We have a well qualified doctor, two dispensaries and two well equipped Ambulances. A full range of Dental treatment facilities are available in our Dental College. The nearest Hospital (Asian Institute of Medical Science) is located just 4 Km. away.
Q.Is the Campus Wi-Fi enabled?
Yes, It is Wi-Fi-enabled campus including hostels.
Q.Is there any facility for us to stay in the campus when we come for counseling?
No, we don’t provide any such facility. But many hotels and guest houses are available close to our campus.