DAV University to come up in Jalandhar
The foundation stone for the first DAV University in Jalandhar will be laid this Friday by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
The new university will be a multi-disciplinary institution providing education with focus on professional courses and research.
The curriculum has been designed in consultation with think tanks from the academia and the industry. The teaching / learning process will be research-oriented and will also provide practical experience.
Students will have access to special centres in energy conservation and management. Scholarships, assistantships and other awards will be offered to students from economically weaker sections of society.
Courses in engineering and technology, management, sciences, language, tourism, hospitality, fashion technology, computer sciences, education, pharmaceutical sciences, yoga, arts and design will be on offer.
The university has also entered into tie-ups with other educational institutes abroad.