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    Dr. APJ ABDUL KALAM UNIVERSITY Indore Bypass Road, Arandia Village, Post Jhalaria

    Indore, Madhya Pradesh 452016

    Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen "A. P. J." Abdul Kalam (15 October 1931 27 July 2015) was the

    11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. A career scientist turned politician, Kalam was

    born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, and studied physics and aerospace

    engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator,

    mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Indian Space

    Research Organization (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space

    program and military missile development efforts. He thus came to be known as the

    Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch

    vehicle technology. He was a recipient of several prestigious awards, including the Bharat

    Ratna, India's highest civilian honour. He also played a pivotal organizational, technical,

    and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original

    nuclear test by India in 1974. He contributed a lot in TIFAC (Technology Information,

    Forecasting and Assessment Council ) under Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of

    India.

    While delivering a lecture at the Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Kalam met

    with heart attack and died from an apparent cardiac arrest on 27 July 2015, aged 83.

    Thousands including national-level dignitaries attended the funeral ceremony held in his

    hometown of Rameshwaram, where he was buried with full state honours.

    The Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam University is located at lush green area on the new Indore

    Dewas bypass road. It is about 10 km away from Indore railway station. It has a large

    campus and one of the best infrastructures in state. All the department heads and faculty

    members are highly experienced & work with zeal to impart education and achieve the

    goal of providing excellent career and values to the student so as to become responsible

    citizen. \The Society (Ayushmati Education and Social Society ) was established in 2004

    under the flagship of Central India Institute of Technology ever since its inception, a

    strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research has made the group a role-

    model and path-setter for other institution. Its rich academic tradition has always

    attracted the most talented students who later plays an important contributions to their

    society.

    The Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam University has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in

    teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing

    arts and sports. The University supports excellence and innovation in academic

    programmes, promotes excellence in research, scholarship and teaching. The University is

    committed to attract and support the best students and faculty, who excel at teaching and

    research.