09-09-2014, 05:30 PM
Located in one of the biggest industrial metropolis of State of Uttar Pradesh Kanpur. Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University stands as a hallmark of higher education. It is an educational community where students of various religions and cultural backgrounds study and work together in a friendly atmosphere. The university is geared to provide maximum scholastic benefit to each student.
The Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University Kanpur, has been on the map of higher education for more than three decades. Founded in 1966, it has not looked back, now 170 affiliated schools in 15 districts. Spreading over a campus of 264 acres, the university is booming with academic activities. While the undergraduate and graduate programs in all disciplines of Art, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering and Medicine are offered in affiliated schools and institutions, the residential wing of the campus includes faculties of Science life, business management, education, and English. It also has a computer center, a department of Adult and continuing education, communication and a College Development Council ... To cater to the needs of young aspiring engineering, the university has recently started an Institute of engineering and technology in the campus offering courses in four branches of Viz Chemical Engineering, computer and Information, Mechanical Engineering in the first instance. The University aims to contribute to student an education through curriculum design, the development of new courses and the application of a forward looking and innovative teaching methodology. Kanpur, the industrial commonly known as the Manchester of Northern India has had a turbulent history and much capital up. This has contributed much to the growth and economic development. Equally memorable and inspiring is its role in the first war of Indian independence.
In modern times, during the end of the nineteenth century, the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel of Christ (GSTP) successfully introduced the classes of higher education in its schools in Kanpur. Gradually the demand for higher education institutions in the fast growing commercial metropolis gained momentum. The Arya Samaj, Sanatandharma and other missions and denominational institutions opened these schools under the patronage of the government encouraging. Agriculture College, Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Leather Institute Centre, Institute for Textile and Sugar Institute were also established in the course of time. After India became free, most studies were done in the field of education in Kanpur. Institutes of higher education, as Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College and Indian Institute of Technology are defined.
Even after these institutions around long appreciated the desire of the people of Kanpur University to achieve a real seat of eminence and excellence that could coordinate and update performance of various educational institutions remained unsatisfied. In the mean time, several academic institutions with highly advanced resources and expertise emerged in different parts of the country. Education and research has advanced turns and agegantats and Kanpur in comparison seemed smaller than before, while he felt a pressing need for a large segment of the population of Kanpur for setting learning could meet their academic needs and provide leadership in the social, economic, cultural and technical.
The Radha Krishnan Commission (1949) proposed the establishment of a university in Kanpur grounds that the Agra University to which they were affiliated colleges in Kanpur was getting increasingly overworked. In order to satisfy popular demand and to reduce the burden of Agra University, Kanpur University was established by an act of state legislature up in 1966 Since its inception the Kanpur University has made a significant growth in both the number of schools affiliated to it, and diversification and varieties of subjects taught. Today that has 170 colleges spread over fifteen districts of the state attached to it. About 2.75 Lac students appear every year in various undergraduate and postgraduate examinations in the faculties of arts, commerce, science, education, law, agriculture, medicine, Ayurvedic & unanimous, engineering and technology, business management, life Sciences and advanced Studies in social Sciences etc. There is also a center for the application, the Department of English and education.
The University has been making continuous efforts to improve and upgrade teaching facilities in their schools reached. For this purpose service teacher orientation and Research Center "was established at the University with the approval of the UGC also established the College Development Council. CDC has been doing useful work, providing facilities t