Maharshi Dayanand University, located on the outskirts of Rohtak
, is about 70 km north-west of Delhi
on the National Highway 10.
Named after the great social reformer and founder of Arya Samaj, Maharshi Dayanand, the university was established in 1976. The university has 27 post-graduate departments under 12 faculties, one post-graduate regional center at Rewari; one university college; one directorate of distance education and one computer center. About 110 colleges are affiliated to this university.
Post-Graduate Medical Research Institute and Dental College, Rohtak; Medical College, Agroha; State College of Engineering, Murthal; Technological Institute of Textiles, Bhiwani are among the premier affiliated institutions.