About Academics


MRU's curriculum is designed to align with the latest National Education Policy (NEP) and National Credit Framework (NCF) guidelines, emphasizing outcome-based education, interdisciplinary learning, and flexibility. Simulated Teaching Enabled Programmes (STEP) provide students with practical, hands-on learning experiences that incorporate innovative teaching methods such as case studies, simulations, and project-based learning. These techniques encourage active participation and application of theoretical concepts to practical scenarios, while also exposing students to emerging technologies and industry practices.

Simulated Teaching Enabled Programmes

Highlights of the programmes at MRU

Semester system with Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
  • Learn at one’s own pace: Flexibility to register for the lesser or higher number of credits
  • Learners’ choice of courses: Flexibility to pick and choose courses from different areas. To enhance the quality of the student learning experience.
Holistic Development

Development of a person’s emotional, social, ethical, and creative potential through soft courses

Multidisciplinary approach

Small core and large elective basket. Flexibility to choose electives from other departments like Engineering, Management, Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences.

Global Graduate Attributes

Programme design and delivery ensures development of Global Attributes (GAs)

Learning by Doing

Lab component with all courses, specialized workshops/projects with every semester

Emerging/Futuristic courses

Students’ exposure to emerging technologies/sciences

Environmental & Sustainable Development

Key components of all programmes

Research & Development

Early exposure to Research field.

Programme Structure

The university programme curriculum and delivery is designed to ensure development of Global Graduate Attributes as defined by International Professional Societies of the concerned areas. The courses in a Programme can be categorized on the basis of Course Type and Course Nature.

Course Type
  • Core courses: To facilitate, enhance &Group of courses specifically required for a given programme of study. These are compulsory for a student and no exemption is granted
  • Elective courses: Group of courses in a programme where the student has the flexibility in choosing courses of his choice and interest. Electives to be offered in a department are subject to the availability of expert faculty and enrollment of a specified minimum number of students in an elective.
Course Nature
  • Hard course (L-T(optional) -P): These courses are for development of hard skills.
  • Soft course (L-P): Courses leading to the development of a person’s emotional, social, ethical, professional, and creative potentials.
  • Workshop (P): Courses conducted in the workshop mode to impart practical skills to the students on upcoming tools and technologies.
  • Non-teaching credit course: These courses may include seminars/ projects/ presentations etc. to imbibe self-learning ability in the students. Outcome Based Course: Conducted in contact mode these courses are specifically targetted at identified outcomes.

Course Components


Learning Environment at Manav Rachna University

MRU provides its graduates with a conducive environment which lays stress on developing global attributes. Some of the highlights of the learning environment at MRU are:

  • Outcome Based : What can I do?
  • Learning by Doing : Compulsory summer trainings every year on latest technologies. Workshops are an intricate part of the programs and all courses are supported with a Lab component.
  • Self-Learning & Exploring : Through theoretical and experimental methods.
  • Research and Innovate:Propose an idea and get funding to shape it, presenting the innovations in the best international and national competitions.
  • Multidisciplinary :Multidisciplinary electives and Innovative project development with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Collaborate and Develop Linkages: Share and grow with international and national technical communities through Chapters of International professional bodies like IEEE, SAE, ASME, etc.
  • Comfort in Virtual World : Simulate & build prototypes in Virtual labs; using modern software.
Enhancement Programmes (EEPs)

MRU works towards enhancing the employability of its students. This requires educating students to embody holistic knowledge, inspire critical & innovative thinking, possess dynamic, verbal as well and written communication skills, and thereby make them Global Citizens. Employability Enhancement is supported through various programs:

Employment Enhancement Programme :

Parent Departments in collaboration with the Career Development Centre (CDC) conduct training for the students with the objective of enhancing the domain and soft skills of the students leading to enhanced employability prospects of MRU Graduates. The activities currently being performed are:

  • Coaching and Mentoring: Training on Personality Development, Business English, Business Communication and Aptitude Development.
  • Employability Augmentation: Conducting Employability Assessments recognized by a wide range of corporate houses.
  • Professional Enhancements: Making students participate in activities like Six Sigma, Lean Management, Process Improvement Courses, etc. to help them add professional qualifications to their Curriculum vitae..
  • Employability Related Events: Improving the Group Discussion Skills of Students.
Summer Training :

Students at MRU undergo mandatory summer training with a view to exposing them to real-world situations where they could apply their learning and sharpen their technical expertise. This process enhances their employability. Summer training imparts education beyond the curricula and augments classroom teaching through:

  • Instructional cum research-based laboratory work,
  • Project based learning,
  • Intense industrial exposure, and
  • Hands-on experience in the design and fabrication of general products and machine components. Open access to labs; involvement of students in faculty research and development projects; and development of design skills using the latest software; have certainly given an edge to the students of MRU.

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