SRINAGAR: In view of providing exposure to local students Presidency University, Benguluru held a Press Conference here on Tuesday.
The conference was organised by the chairman & founder of Presidency University, Nisar Ahmad where he announced scholarships and other facilities provided especially 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 representing the Presidency University said the purpose of press meeting was to make Kashmiri students aware about the various courses and scholarship schemes, which are particularly for Kashmiri students.
Addressing a media gathering, Kumar said that there would be a 25 percent fee concession under ISR (Institute of Social Responsibility) for students from Jammu & Kashmir and will also provide help to needy students.
“We believe in quality education and thus we provide students the faculty from the top institutions like IIT, NIT, BIP, IIN, ISP and National Law University,” said Kumar.
He added that they 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 they 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 facilities. The Institutional Social Responsibility Initiatives by Presidency University extends a Special Status Concessional Fee Structure to J&K students, for them to make 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 fee applicable to the students pan India.