Sitare Foundation Announces Sitare University
The higher education institution will provide free Computer Science undergraduate education to talented underprivileged students, taught by academicians and industry leaders
(L to R) Dr Mohan Yadav, Minister for Higher Education, Government of Madhya Pradesh; Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Minister for Sports and Youth Welfare, Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment, Government of Madhya Pradesh; Sumeet Agarwal, Trustee, Sitare Foundation ; Sunil Kumar Gupta, Vice Chancellor, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV) and Amit Singhal, Founder of Sitare University
Aiming to bridge the worldwide supply-demand gap of Computer Science professionals, Sitare Foundation, a boot-strapped pan-India educational NGO, has announced the setting up of Sitare University. Sitare University will provide free Computer Science undergraduate education to the brightest minds of India.
The Sitare University has been envisioned by some of the most prominent leaders from the Silicon Valley, top American and European universities, industry leaders, and venture capitalists in an attempt to ensure that the brightest minds in India get an opportunity to study Computer Science, and become global technology leaders.
The University will offer a four-year Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science alongside five specialised majors, covering multiple new-age technologies such as AI, Systems, Human-Computer Interactions, Blockchain Technologies, and Computer Security. The students will be selected based upon their JEE Mains performance, as well as an interview and detailed background check. The University’s first batch will start with an intake of FIFTY students with plans to start producing one thousand Computer Science graduates every year.
Sitare Foundation will provide 100 per cent scholarships to all deserving students of Sitare University. Sitare University’s deep academic program will be coupled with a rigorous industry internship program with internships and employment in Silicon Valley.
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