Shoolini University in Himachal Pradesh has become the first University of the nation to offer research program at the undergraduate level. It is also the first university to offer a job oriented program in yoga.
The university has introduced a unique undergraduate program in the biotechnology under which selected students will have the opportunity to pursue research programs based on Harvard and Stanford models.
The Harvard and Stanford models will introduce the students to the state of the art global research environment, experience with writing and publishing papers. The students will also get the opportunity to meet with the acclaimed researchers and practitioners from around the world.
Addressing the media on Thursday, Prof. Atul Khosla, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Shoolini University, said, "It will be possible under a unique undergraduate (B.Tech.) program in biotechnology where, selected students have the opportunity to pursue the Summit Research Program. This program, which is based on the Harvard and Stanford model provides first-hand exposure to high quality research in state-of-the-art global research environments, experience with writing and publishing papers, and personal interaction with acclaimed research practitioners/experts from around the world. The Summit Research Program is fully integrated with the regular engineering curriculum.
He said, "The University is committed to seek the best candidates without limitations of their financial backgrounds. University provides support, even up to full scholarship, based on each individual's specific financial need. If you are passionate about research and life-sciences, the University will ensure that your finances do not come in the way of your joining our program".