If India today gets it right by empowering the youth with the right education, it will benefit from its demographic dividend with a young, productive workforce that will propel economic growth for decades.
Further, to address the needs of higher education in the context of increasingly globalized world and improve the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in the age group 18 – 24 from existing 12.4 to desirable 40 for India, the need for new institutions in rural areas such as Shridhar University at Pilani Rajasthan has become a necessity.
Pilani is well known for the host of prestigious educational institutions as well as CSIR Laboratory CEERI as well as upcoming assembly centre for the strategically important Brahmos missiles project. Shridhar University located at Pilani in the heart of Shekhawati region of Rajasthan is geared up to be a top ranking institution in providing the transformational experience for the finest education and training in science, technology and arts to the next generation of independent and critical thinking scholars who will emerge as leaders and innovators in all walks of life.
To achieve the same, the university is developing a curriculum strong in fundamentals and rich in analytical tools, evolving a pedagogy to facilitate the student to function more efficiently in the chosen field as well as prepare for encountering new and unexpected problems, creating a teaching - learning environment to enable the faculty to play the role of change makers, focusing on Innovative education with emphasis on the transformation of the student to become a highly principled citizen who makes a difference in society, partnering with industry and government to improve the quality of life and to serve as an engine for economic and cultural development.
Spread over 70 acres area, Shridhar University is geared up to provide the best environment for the pursuit of higher education by offering Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral programmes as well as certificate courses in various diverse disciplines including emerging areas to prepare the enrolled students for taking up leadership in the larger task of nation building through its 11 Schools of Learning.
Shridhar University incorporates the best practices followed in top ranking Universities such as Semester System, Letter Grading, Continuous Internal Evaluation, Cafeteria approach to choice of electives etc.
It is indeed a matter of pride that Shridhar University Pilani within a short span has attracted students not only from Rajasthan but also from various states of India which include Assam, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Maharashtra and Uttarakhand.
Presently Shridhar University Pilani offers various certificate courses, 3 year engineering diploma programmes after Class X, Undergraduate programmes which include BTech (Civil, Mechanical, CSE, EEE, ECE), BCom (Hons), BBA, BCA, BSc (Environmental Science) after Class XII, Post Graduate Programmes which include MTech (CSE, Software Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geo Informatics), MBA (Marketing, Finance, HR, IT), MCA, MPharm (Pharmaceutics, Pharmacognosy, Pharmacology), MSc (Geo Informatics) as well as Doctoral programmes.
As a socially responsible educational institution, Shridhar University Pilani firmly believes that economic constraints should not be a hurdle for deserving candidates to pursue higher education which is critical to enhance the quality of life.
Candidates who have scored 90% and above in Class 12 Board examination taking admission at Shridhar University Pilani are being offered 100% Scholarship against Tuition fees for the first semester of the degree while those scoring above 80% are being offered 50% and those scoring above 70% are being offered 25% scholarship.
To promote the larger cause of women education, Shridhar University has enhanced the special scholarship against admission fees from 25 to 50% to all girls enrolling in the university for the academic session 2011 – 2012. Further, this offer has been extended to sons of defence personnel also
Motivated candidates admitted to post graduate programmes may be considered for award of financial assistantship if found suitable for carrying out prescribed quantum of academic responsibilities subject to satisfactory discharge of the same.
Scholarships in subsequent semesters for the normal duration of the degree / diploma would be based on performance in prescribed curricular and extracurricular activities.
Most Banks in the country offer attractive education loans for students. For the benefit of prospective students taking admissions, Shridhar University Pilani, has tied up with top ranking Punjab National Bank (PNB) for offering educational loan under the Vidya Lakshya Purti Scheme
Admissions for various programmes for academic session 2011 – 2012 are open and interested candidates may download the form from the University website or can obtain the same from University office.
About Shridhar University
An initiative of the Sarvhit Trust, Shridhar University Pilani has been established under Section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956 incorporated by Government of Rajasthan vide Ordinance No. 3 of 2009 and the same ratified by the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly vide Act No. 4 of 2010 as The SHRIDHAR UNIVERSITY ACT BIGODNA, JHUNJHUNU. Further, Vide letter F.No 8-3/2010(CPP-I/PU) dated 31 May 2010, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has also notified Shridhar University under Section 2(f) of UGC Act 1956. ISO 9001:2008 certified Shridhar University has 11 Schools of Learning offering various Certificate, Diploma, Under Graduate, Post Graduate as well as Doctoral programmes. In order to prepare students for a global future, Shridhar University has actively taken up collaborations with various national & international institutions and already has signed MoU with top ranking Athens University of Economics and Business - AUEB, Greece.