Kazi Nazrul University (KNU), a fledgling institution of higher learning, aims at generating a special genre of citizens with a perfect blend of knowledge, criticality, skills and values that are indispensable for the future of democratic imagination at home and abroad. In this, the University hopes to hone in its students the ethical habits that are crucial to any agenda of social change and economic growth. Committed to such a goal and reflecting an alive diversity in its student composition, KNU hopes to become a significant tool for social and historical justice in the field of higher education.
Mission of the University
To achieve the goals set by the University, this academia pledges:
to pursue student-centered teaching methods and to motivate students to engage themselves in the pursuit of truth joyfully
to develop the criticality of outlook and insight, in order to push at the boundaries of knowledge and expand one’s understanding of the world
to lay special emphasis on the liberal and cultural arts as well as to realise the role of these arts in achieving an order of universal humanism, as inspired by the poetic vision of Kazi Nazrul Islam
to be guided by an unwavering spirit of inquiry and a scientific temper – as enshrined in the Indian Constitution – through one’s encounters with the field of knowledge and experience
to impart training in all forms of cognitive competence and equip students with skills of global standards
to build capacity and confidence of students, with a view to enabling them to compete at the national and international levels
to promote an environment conducive to an appreciation of the aesthetic qualities ofthe performing arts– particularly, in the field of music
to encourage students to become empathetic to others, sensitive to the current social-cultural-political issues and to render them capable of meaningfully addressing the same through rational dialogue and constructive discussion
to strive towards realising the constitutional ideal of equality, irrespective of differences and structural asymmetries on the basis of caste, class, gender, religion and community
to sensitise students to the cause of social and economic justice, both within and outside the University
to ignite in students an entrepreneurial vigour and leadership skills, capable of preparing them for a life of professions
to enable students to feel deeply connected to the University community, to the University environment, to the society at large and to the needs of Nature as well
to create and maintain an appropriate environment for addressing University affairs through democratic processes, exercising rational and critical thinking
to foster a robust system of administration, marked with professionalism
to develop cutting-edge ICT-supported infrastructure for e-learning and e-governance
to generate enthusiasm and enhance the ability of students to get actively involved in research work in emerging areas
to develop a collaborative research climate, so that students and teachers can participate in research activities in partnership with other reputed national/international research institutes or universities, and can contribute significantly to research output
to establish university-industry linkages and other forms of liaison for maximizing career opportunities for students
to generate a liberating space for exemplary dynamism, and to thereby contribute significantly to the overall well-being of the human race\
MTWU Kodaikanal is a State University owned by the government that was established in the year 1984. The university is accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade. The university offers a total of 54 courses across the UG and PG level. Admissions to different courses at the university ...
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU) is a dynamic institution of higher learning, set in a rural milieu of southern Tamil Nadu, with a campus spread of 550 acres.The University was established by the Government of ...
Established in 1966, Madurai Kamaraj University as a State University attained the status of University with Potential for Excellence for ‘Teaching, Research and Outreach’ in 2007. The University is governed by Acts, Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations. The University has been ...