09-09-2014, 09:30 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 pleasant atmosphere. The University is aimed to offer scholastic benefits of each individual student.
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University Kanpur is on the map of higher education for more than three decades. Founded in 1966, it has not looked back now it has 170 affiliated colleges in 15 districts. Spread over a campus of 264 acres, the university is booming with academic activities. While the undergraduate and post-graduate programs in all disciplines of the art science, commerce, law, engineering and medicine in affiliated colleges and institutions are available, the residential wing of the campus includes faculties Life Sciences, Business Management, Education and English. It also has a computer center, a department of adult and continuing education, communication and a College Development Council ... For catering to the needs of young engineering aspirants, the university has recently has an institute for engineering and technology on campus courses started in four branches of engineering namely, chemistry, computer science and engineering in the first place information. The university is to help students training through curriculum design, the development of new courses and the application of a forward looking and innovative teaching methodology. Kanpur, the industrial capital u.p. and commonly known as North India Manchester had a very checkered history. She has contributed much to the growth and economic development of the country. Equally memorable and inspiring is its role in the first Indian independence movement.
In modern times, during the late 19th century, the company led to the spread of the gospel of Christ (SGPC) successfully the classes of higher education in the schools in Kanpur. Gradually gained the demand for institutions of higher education in the fast growing commercial metropolis momentum. The Arya Samaj, opened Sanatandharma and other missions and denominational institutions such universities promoting patronage of the government. Over time, the Agriculture College, Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Central Institute of Leather, Textile Institute and Sugar Institute emerged. Was freed to India, were further studies in the field of education in Kanpur. Institute of Higher Learning, as Ganesh Shanker Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College and Indian Institute of Technology were established.
Estimated even after adjusting these institutions the long desire of the people of Kanpur for getting a university, a real seat Eminence and Excellence that could coordinate and update the work of the various educational institutions remained unfulfilled. In the meantime, several universities emerged with significantly enhanced resources and expertise in various parts of the country. Education and research is round and limitations and Kanpur in comparison looked smaller before was simultaneously felt a compelling need by a large part of the population of Kanpur for the construction of learning that could meet their academic needs and a leadership role in social, economic , cultural and technical fields progress.
The Radha Krishnan Commission (1949) proposed the establishment of a university in Kanpur, as it was felt that the Agra University, the Colleges of belonging in Kanpur, increasingly overloaded always was. To the popular demand and a reduction in the burden of Agra University, founded in 1966 Kanpur University by an Act of up State Legislature. Since the founding of the University Kanpur has made significant growth in the number of universities, connected it and inform the diversification and varieties of topics. It has 170 universities today distributes more than fifteen districts of the State, which it. About 2.75 Lac students appear every year in the various undergraduate and post graduate examinations in the faculties of arts, commerce, science, education, law, agriculture, medicine, Ayurveda & Unani, Engineering and Technology, Business Management, Life Science and Advanced Studies in Social Science, etc. .. There is also a center for computer application, Department of English and education.