Vidyashilp University Adopts MERU Model
Multidisciplinary Education and Research University(MERU) is a proposed model to encourage holistic and multidisciplinary education
The Vidyashilp Education Group today announced the launch of Vidyashilp University, established under Karnataka Act No.20 of 2021 in the presence of Thaawarchand Gehlot, Hon’ble Governor, Government of Karnataka, Ashwathnarayan C.N., Minister for Higher Education, IT and BT, Science and Technology, Skill Development, Government of Karnataka, B. Thimmegowda, Vice-Chairman of Karnataka State Council Higher Education, P Dayananda Pai, Chancellor, Vidyashilp University, Kiran Pai, Pro-Chancellor, Vidyashilp University and Vijayan Immanuel, Vice-Chancellor, Vidyashilp University.
The University is built on the backbone of NEP 2020, with its contemporary, new-age curricula curated to fully leverage emerging disciplines. Multidisciplinary Education and Research University(MERU) is a proposed model to encourage holistic and multidisciplinary education. They will adopt this model through its multidisciplinary courses focused on creating deep domain knowledge in the context of a particular discipline to prepare students for solving the problems of the future. They have already established the Vidyashilp Research Centre, to inculcate and foster a culture of interdisciplinary research and innovation among faculty members and students.
They plan to introduce courses in Legal Studies and Governance, Education, Leadership and Fine Arts focusing on interdisciplinary programs to meet the challenges of transformation and expansion in the respective industries. The program will give students a dual skill-set that is highly sought-after in the respective complementary fields.
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