In view of providing exposure to the local students Presidency University, Bengaluru held a press conference Tuesday at Hotel Taj, Srinagar.
The conference was organized by the chairman and founder of Presidency University, Nisar Ahmad in which he announced scholarships and other facilities especially provided to Kashmiri students.
Presidency University is a Private University, established as such by the State Legislature under a self-regulating act, 2013.
The University presently comprises of three schools, the School of Engineering, the School of Management and the School of Law.
Professor Arun Kumar was representing the Presidency university,he said the purpose of press meeting was to make Kashmiri students aware the about various courses and scholarship schemes, which are particularly for Kashmiri students.
While addressing a media gathering Kumar said that there would be a 25 per cent fee concession under ISR (Institute of Social Responsibility) for students from Jammu and Kashmir and will also provide help for the needy students.
“We believe in quality education and thus we provide the students the faculty from the top institutions like IIT, NIT, BIP, IIN, ISP, and National Law University,”said Kumar.
He added that we want to make students aware and give them practical exposure as well besides quality education.
“I would love to mention that we get students from 23 states of the country and their safety is our responsibility,” said Kumar.
He added that we ensure the safety of Kashmiri students in Benguluru.
As of now, the University has around 4000 students on its rolls taught by 265 highly qualified and domain-expert faculties,
The Institutional Social Responsibility Initiatives by Presidency University extends a Special Status Concessional Fee Structure to J&K Students, for them to take advantage of the quality education offered at Presidency University.
Accordingly, a 25% Concession is offered on the Academic Fee to the J&K Students in comparison the Fees Applicable to the Students Pan India. By this gesture Presidency University will endeavour to offer a window to students to evolve into quality education.