Kathmandu. Chandigarh University Gharuan (India) has joined hands with Tribhuvan University, Nepal. A formal Memorandum of-Understanding (MOIJ) was signed and exchanged by Dr. Tirth Raj Khaniya, Vice-chancellor, Tribhuvan University and Dr. R.S.Bawa, Vice-Chancellor, Chandigarh University, Gharuan here in the University campus at Kirtipur, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Delegation of academicians, research scholars, faculty from both the Universities participated in the discussion where a framework for cooperation was agreed upon that would be of benefit to the students of both the countries.
As mentioned in the press release the MOU is signed with a mission to establish close relations with Universities from neighboring nations. While announcing the details of the MOU during a press conference at Kathmandu, Dr. R.S.Bawa, ViceChancellor, Chandigarh University said, “We are very proud to be began a new era of mutual cooperation in academics, research and higher education with Tribhuvan University which is ninth largest university in the world in terms of student enrollment and the oldest University of Nepal”.
Dr. Bawa added that, “The agreement would open-up new avenues for the students of both the nation such as undertaking short-term courses, semester abroad programs, pursue higher studies such as Master’s or Doctorate Programs, participate in joint research initiatives and conferences”.
“India has been the most preferred choice to pursue higher education for the students Of Nepal and it is evident from the fact that CU has witnessed a growth of 133% in number of students from Nepal over a period of 5 years” said Dr.Bawa. He further added that, “Within a very short span Of its inception, Chandigarh University has been accolades such Asia’s Fastest Growing University, University with Best Placements, First University to enter Limca Book Records for inviting maximum number of MNCs for campus placements and many others”. Chandigarh University offers 118 professionals programs right
from Diploma Level to Doctorate Level in diversified areas such as Engineering’ Management, commerce. Hotel Management, Animation, Mass Communication, Film Studies.
Bio-technology, pharmacy’ Architecture, Agricultural Sciences, Law, Fashion Designing and others, TO impart education matching the International Standards, Chandigarh University has become the first university of India to have signed Partnership with more than 160 top ranking international universities from 40 countries universities from USA, Canada, UK, European union (EU), Australia, New Zealand, Russia’ Middle-East and Asian Nations.
Chandigarh University have 1200 plus students from different 35 plus countries including Nepal.
University is also providing meritorious scholarship for Nepalese students. Currently 243 students from Nepal are studying at University campus in various fields.