Sharnbasveshwar Vidya Vardhak Sangha (SVVS) will soon begin a private university in Kalaburagi, Karnataka. The Sharnbasva University Act 2002 came into action on 29th July 2017 and with it, SVVS President said all its respective colleges will be brought under the ambit of upcoming private university.
Dr. Sharnbaswappa Appa, the president of SVVS, while attending a media meeting at his own workplace declared that the university campus will be as extensive as 60 acres and will come up close to Sharana Sirasagi village on the periphery of Kalaburagi. All the senior educational organizations along with four engineering institutions will be allied to the new private university. Dr. Appa will also serve as the Chancellor of the University.
In accordance with the provided data, the 10 departments that will be commenced in the opening years will be- Fine Arts, Business Studies, Science and Technology, Education Technology, Health Sciences, Engineering and Technology, Computer Applications, Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Languages, and Social Sciences.
A totality of 91 courses would be available to choose from, which will incorporate programs such as 9 postgraduate (PG) programs, 10 undergraduate courses (UG), and 17 assimilated programs in engineering and technology department. The Private University is believed to start off implementation from the present educational year. Each year, the University will have intake of 3,000 students for a range of undergraduate as well as postgraduate programs.
With the announcement of courses to be started in the University, Dr. Appa also informed that the University will offer postgraduate nursing courses. He said, “There are already four medical colleges in Kalaburagi and we don’t want to open one more in the near future. However, the postgraduate nursing courses would be offered from the university.”
The University will also work towards encouragement of women participation in higher education. For the same, the University will have special quota and fee concessions for female students in each course. Additional to that, Dr. Appa said, “Of the four engineering colleges run by our group of institutions, one is exclusively meant for women. We have filled even management quota with just government fee structure.”