09-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Situated in one of the biggest industrial metropolis of the state of Uttar Pradesh Kanpur. Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University stands as a hallmark of higher education. This is an educational community where students of various religions and cultures learn and work together in a casual atmosphere. The university is geared to provide maximum educational benefit to each individual student.
Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University Kanpur, has been on the map of higher education for more than three decades. Founded in 1966, it did not look back, now has 170 affiliated colleges in 15 districts. Spread over 264 acres of housing, the university is booming with academic activities. While students and post-graduate programs in all fields of art science, commerce, law, engineering and medicine are offered in affiliated colleges and institutions, the residential wing of the campus includes faculties of Life Sciences, Business Management, Education and English. It also has a computer center, a department of Adult and Continuing Education, Communication and College Development Board ... Feeding the needs of young engineering candidates recently started University Institute of Engineering and Technology College offers courses in four branches of engineering namely chemical, computer Science and information, mechanical Engineering in the first place. The university seeks to contribute to student education through curriculum design, the development of new courses and the application of forward looking and innovative methodology. Kanpur, the industrial capital of UP and Famous as Manchester of Northern India has a very violent history. It has contributed to the growth and economic development. Equally memorable and inspiring is its role in the first Indian War of Independence.
In modern times, during the late 19th century society to spread the gospel of Christ (S. g. P. C.) successfully introduced the classes of higher education in their schools in Kanpur. Gradually, the demand for higher education institutions in the rapidly growing commercial metropolis gained momentum. Theodore Samaj, Sanatandharma and other missions and church institutions opened such colleges in promoting the patronage of the government. Agriculture College, Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Central Institute of Leather, Textile Institute and Sugar Institute were established over time. After India became free, further studies have been done in the field of education in Kanpur. Institutes of higher learning, Eugene Ganesh Vidyarthi Memorial Medical College and the Indian Institute of Technology have created.
Even after these institutions long cherished desire of the people of Kanpur for obtaining university real place of grandeur and sophistication to coordinate and update the work of educational institutions remained unfulfilled. In the mean time, several academic institutions in many advanced resources and expertise sprung up in different parts of the country. Education and research has advanced by laps and bounds and Kanpur in comparison, seemed less than before, both the urgent need is felt by a large segment of the population of Kanpur to create a life that could meet their academic needs and provide leadership in social, economic, cultural and technical fields.
Radha Krishnan Commission (1949) proposed the creation of a university in Kanpur, as it is understandable that in the Agra University to which they are related colleges in Kanpur is getting more and more burdened. To meet the demand for popular and to reduce the burden of Agra University, Kanpur University was established by an act of UP the state legislature in 1966. Since its inception in Kanpur University made significant growth in the number of colleges associated with it, and diversification and varieties of topics taught. Today it is 170 colleges spread over fifteen districts of the country associated with it. About 2.75 Lac students appear every year in various undergraduate and postgraduate examinations in the faculty of arts, commerce, science, education, law, agriculture, medicine, Ayurveda & unanimously, engineering and technology, business management, life sciences and social Sciences and others. There is also a center for computer application, Department of English and education.
The University makes continuous efforts to improve and upgrade teaching facilities in its constituent and associated colleges. For this purpose, in service teacher orientation and Research Centre "was established at the University with the approval of UGC College Development Council has also been established. CDC is doing useful work by providing services to t