Published On: Mon, Jun 7th, 2010

Apeejay group starts New University

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The Apeejay Education Society announced the inauguration of Apeejay Stya University at Sohna, Gurgaon. Sponsored by the Apeejay Stya Education Foundation, the university is located on a sprawling campus with state-of-the-art infrastructure. The university will offer a diverse catalogue of technical, scientific, management and liberal arts courses for the academic session 2010-11. The university will have a school of computer science, engineering, management science, design, education and mass communication and journalism. Applications will be accepted on the basis of comprehensive merit, which will also include academic excellence and extracurricular achievements. As a part of the application process, the university will recognise examination scores, which include AIEEE, GMAT, and SAT. The university will work according to the internationally recognised credit-based semester system. Its curriculum will be based on latest developments in the field of education, and industry-academia partnerships. ASU and its departments will be supported and guided by an independent international advisory board.

Sushma Berlia, vice president, AES, says “Our objective is to provide students ‘education for living and livelihood’ and ‘education for life’ by focusing on the inculcation of human and moral values through the curriculum, and providing students with the professional skills to face the new liberalised global economy.”