Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University was established by an act passed by the parliament (No. 58 of 1994). The University came into existence on 10.01.1996 vide GOI, MHRD, Notification No. 8-16/GOI/desk/U-1 dated 05.01.1996. The basic philosophy and policies of the University are spelt out and enshrined in the University Act and Statutes. The University offers graduate and postgraduate students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as persons and professionals, and the values and sensitivity necessary to serve the society. The University distinguishes itself as a socially responsible learning community of high quality scholarship and academic rigor sustained by social justice and equity principles for which Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar worked during his lifetime. The University draws from the cultural, intellectual and economic resources of Uttar Pradesh and other states to enrich and strengthen its educational programs. The University strives to fulfill the objectives of its inception. University provides 50 percent seats of the all courses reserved for the students of Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes. Now with the government directives University also offers 10 percent seats reserved for the Economically Weaker Section. The University also provides fee exemption for the students of the Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribes in regular courses. University also provides financial assistance to the Schedule Caste and Schedule Tribe students for their dissertation and thesis preparation. University also have a satellite centre at Amethi, started in the year of 2016. The University has a fully air conditioned and well furnished Central Library namely Gautam Buddha Library having more than 50 thousand books and 10 thousand online journals along with Departmental Libraries in the respective departments to cater the demand of the students pursuing studies in the University.