Sub-Centre, Latur
About Sub-Centre, Latur

Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Sub-Centre, Peth, Ausa road, Latur - 413531

The sub-centre, Latur of SRTMU was initiated in the academic year 2007-08 by the management of the University to encourage, support and to nourish the students of Latur region in specialized courses after HSC and Graduation. Because, otherwise, many of the students of this region discontinue higher studies due to several natural and social reasons and those who are partially potential, they move to other cities to complete their higher education with difficulty. The Govt. of Maharashtra state provided the required land & basic financial support to the endeavour of the SRTM University, Nanded and the sub-centre at Latur became a reality. Apart from conducting specialized courses of higher learning, the sub-centre has also become the nodal agency for the affiliated Colleges/Institutions/Research centres of Latur district in the context of University’s administrative and examination related activities. Students from foreign countries have started taking higher education in different courses here. The sub-centre is developed to a research centre and many Ph.D. students are pursuing their thesis work under the guidance of the subject supervisors.

The sub-centre is housed in a five storied (area = 8,882 sq m built-up), architecturally well designed, strong and eye-catching building with a peripheral campus of 53 acres lush green environment on Latur – Ausa road (05 km from Latur city), near village Peth. The sub-Centre’s Administrative offices, Central Library, Conference Hall, Function Hall, Central Computer Unit, Store, Students’ recreation Halls, and independent Academic Schools (furnished with all physical infrastructure and computer labs) are accommodated floor-wise in this building. The Schools of higher learning operating at Latur sub-centre are –

  1. School of Management Sciences
  2. School of Technology
  3. School of Social Sciences
The Administrative Office

The Latur sub-centre of SRTMU is managed with a full-fledged administrative wing under the control of a Director, who is the academic and administrative head of the sub-centre. There are 24 administrative staffs under different categories and round the clock security guards working under the administrative office. Each School is also comprised with an administrative office to coordinate the official processes. Most of the official data and correspondence are done through computerized programmes.

Other Facilities at the sub-centres

The Central Library – It has 497.37 sq m area to accommodate stack room(s), reference room, reading halls, counters, Asstt. Librarian’s cabin and office WCs. It is managed by a qualified Asstt. Librarian and other supporting staff. The regular activities of the library are computerized. There are 2402 books of about 1000 titles available to students and staff. About 13-15 magazines, 30 research journals and 07 News papers are regularly procured by the library ( Data as on 30th June 2011).

The Computer Laboratories – There are 08 computer labs for the students with latest computer hardware and software installations. The computers are maintained by a qualified and trained System Expert apart from Annual Maintenance Contract.

Internet Facility – All computer Labs, PCs with the faculties, at Library and in offices are connected with broad-band non-stop Internet facility from BSNL. A special microwave tower with power supply back-up has been erected by BSNL on the top of the building to provide this facility uninterrupted.

Students’ Recreation Halls – There are separate recreation halls for Boys and girls provided with News papers, magazines and table games.

Placement Unit – There is a placement unit at the sub-centre to coordinate the project work and placement activities of all the students. It is assisted by senior faculties. The placement officer of the university provides inputs to this unit too. Accordingly, Industrial houses, Firms, Financial institutions, Banks, NGOs, Academic/Research institutions and other private recognized organizations are invited to interact with the students for selection, training and recruitment.

Fees, Scholarships, Stipend and Earn & Learn scheme benefits – All admissions are made as per merit and reservation rules and Fees of every course is collected as per notification of the university with Freeship, scholarship and stipend benefits to eligible students as per Govt. Of Maharashtra and Govt. Of India’s provisions. Economically poor students are enrolled under Earn & Learn scheme to partially support their financial requirements.

Committee oriented administration – In order to effectively coordinate and administer the academic, curricular, extra-curricular, co-curricular, social, sports and environmental friendly activities within the sub-centre premises and to facilitate the students in their preparation, participation and developmental endeavours, 11 different committees comprising of teachers, nonteaching staff and student representatives are formed every year under the Chairmanship of the Director.

Teaching Staff with the Director of Sub-Center Latur


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