Know GLA

Shri GL Agrawal name adorns our university, a tribute to a man who served and sought to make a difference through out his lifetime.
Established  by his son and our present Chancellor, Shri Narayan Das Agrawal in 1998, GLA University was the fulfilment of his father’s dream  to establish a quality educational institution to serve the higher education needs of the youth of the region and beyond. The institute was accorded the status of a university under the U.P. State Legislative Act of 2009 (UP Act 21 of 2010). GLA University is accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC.

Spread across 110 acres of land, the university is home to more than 12,000 students enrolled in a variety of professional courses. Well designed and maintained buildings, contemporary laboratories, spacious residential complexes and recreational facilities make the GLA campus one of the best in the region providing its students an ideal environment to hone their skills in an increasingly competitive and demanding world.

With an alumni base of more than 17,000 students, GLAians are establishing a reputation to make a difference wherever they go. The university employs over 600 qualified teachers and over 700 staff members. The institution is headed by renowned academicians dedicated to its holistic growth and a focus on helping their students become successful citizens and professionals.

The lofty aims and expectations from the university are reflected in everything we do, from the latest teaching methodology to recreational facilities and even the diet served to students in our hostels.


The 110 acre campus is a home away from home for more than 12,000 students with well maintained hostel and mess facilities.

To ensure an ideal learning environment we provide our students air-conditioned and aesthetic class rooms and conference halls.

One central library and separate libraries for each department. With more than a hundred thousand books, journals, magazines, newspapers, encyclopedia and thousands of CDs, these libraries are equipped with everything to answer all our student's queries.

As a member of DELNET, our students have access to 83,69,299 bibliographic records, 33,541 periodicals along with a huge range of CD ROMs and e-books.

A globally connected GLA Community through a 1GBPS gold line of NMEICT and Airtel computing facilities provided on more than 1200 computers, organized systematically in 9 computer centers.

Online lectures by IIT professors on LAN through NPTEL.

Interactive learning through “Classle Classes”.

Transportation and healthcare facilities, including an ambulance for emergencies.

India’s first ‘Mission 10Xs Technology Learning Centre’ by WIPRO.

Campus Connect Program’ by Infosys.

Centre of Excellence’ by IBM.

Faculty from IITs, NITs and other prestigious Institutions.

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