Shoolini University making its presence felt at world stage

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, July 12: Himachal Pradesh-based Shoolini University, which has been ranked among the top 15 per cent of about 900 universities by National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) for the last three consecutive years, is now making its presence felt at the world stage.
As per independent and authentic international data released by Scopus through SciVal, which analysis over 40,000 journals, Shoolini University has performed better than the global average in at least three parameters.
Shoolini University Vice Chancellor Prof P K Khosla said in a statement here today that these pertain to international collaborations, papers published in top one per cent of most cited publications worldwide and those published in the top 10 per cent of most cited publications. The 10 year old University has already topped the country in these three parameters.
Prof Khosla said that an increasing number of students from Jammu and Kashmir were seeking admission in the University due to its academic excellence, safe environment and its exquisite location among pine forests. The University offers 10 per cent scholarship for students from Kashmir. Some other kinds of scholarships, like merit based and those based on economic criteria, are also available, he added.
He said the University has achieved commendable placements this year for students from various departments. The strenuous efforts by the University have led to almost 100 per cent placements in several disciplines even as top Indian and Multi National Companies (MNCs) are sending their teams to pick up talent.
Prof Khosla said the average packages offered range from Rs 5 lakh to Rs 6 lakh per annum. The highest package of Rs 15 lakh CTC has been bagged by their student Aashish Saini from the MNC Hilti, he informed.
He announced that the University’s Faculty of Engineering and Technology has been ranked among top 30 private engineering institutes of India by ELETS Rankings 2019. he added that the University’s focus is on achieving 100 per cent placements for the eligible students and not exceptionally high packages for a few.


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