Published On: Tue, Jul 31st, 2012

Nalanda University to start its first Academic Session from 2014

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Nalanda University came into existence November 2010. The University was formed by a special Act of the Indian Parliament . The university has approved 26 faculty positions, 13 each for school of historical studies and 13 for school of Environment and Ecological studies. The appointment for the same will be appointed by July, 2013.

The Nalanda University will start with its first academic session beginning from 2014. The School of Historical Studies and School of Environment and Ecological Studies will be initiated from 2014, remarked by the chancellor, Amartya Sen. After that, the School of Economics and Management and School of Information Technology will be started. Sen, appreciated the efforts of Centre as well as the Bihar government for providing all the support to the shaping of the institution. He added that they were trying to build the University within its resources.The university is getting support from very large number of Asian Countries and it is already in partnership with several universities across the world, he added.