Tribune News Service
Shimla, June 14
Solan-based Shoolini University, which has retained its rank among the top 150 universities for three consecutive years and ranked among top 30 private engineering institutes of India by ELETS Rankings 2019, is striving for inclusion among 200 top universities in the world by 2022.
The university is making preparations for competing with top 200 universities in the world, Vice Chancellor Prof PK Khosla said while addressing media persons here. Presently, none of the Indian universities in the state or private sector was among top 200 universities in the world and Shoolini University is determined to achieve this feet, he added.
The university is concentrating on research, patenting and placement and has so far registered 325 patents and achieved nearly 100 per cent placements in several disciplines, Prof Khosla said adding that the average packages offered range between Rs 5 lakh and Rs 6 lakh per annum.
Prof Khosla said that the university’s management programme, which has been ranked 65th in the country as per NIRF rankings done by Union Human Resources Ministry, has already recorded 100 per cent placements while in pharmacy the university ranked at 39thplace and has already achieved 92 per cent placements.
The placements in M.Sc (Chemistry) and CSE was 100 per cent while it was 85 per cent in engineering — 88 per cent in B. Tech (Mech), 90 per cent in B. Tech (Civil) and 75 per cent in B. Tech (Electrical and Electronics). Referring to initiatives taken by the university, he said that MoUs had been signed with about 250 universities worldwide. Over 50 students are currently studying in universities abroad as part of the student exchange programme. At present a substantial number of foreign students are studying in Shoolini University. Many students studying abroad are able to bag fully funded post doctorate scholarships for further studies.
He said the university has made rapid strides in the field of research adding, “We are among the top five institutions in the sphere of citation research along with IIT Ropar, IIT Indore, JSS Pune and ISSER, Pune”.
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