Rishihood University (RU), India’s first University aimed at creating social impact through liberal education, invites applications for its 2022 intake commencing September 2022. The University’s vision is to recreate the legacy of India in Global Education and build a knowledge-society focused upon holistic education. With this aim, Rishihood is offering interdisciplinary programmes at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels, with a diverse array of choices across different disciplines.
Programmes offered at the University span over various domains such as entrepreneurship, management, leadership, healthcare, education, law, science, and creativity. At the UG level, the University offers degrees like B.Design, BBA, B.Visual Arts, BA (Hons) Psychology, BA (Hons) Education, BA (Hons) Leadership, BA (Hons) English, B Com (Hons), BA (Hons) Economics and BSc (Hons). Students are also offered minor specialisations in Computer Science, Law, Media and Sanskrit, apart from electives in Sustainable Development, and Creative Writing among many others.
At the PG level, students can explore programmes like PG Diploma in Leadership, MA in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Research, MBA, MBA (Entrepreneurship) and M.Design. With an innovatively developed flexible credit structure offered across major and minor programmes, students have the facility to explore diverse areas of interest, in line with global benchmarks of leading universities.
Mr. Shankar Muralidharan, Director – Admissions and Marketing and an acclaimed leadership coach says: “The admission process at Rishihood University is actually a mentorship process. We want to work closely with our applicants to help them understand their strengths, weaknesses and areas of interest. Each applicant undergoes an exhaustive profile-building process including sessions on career counselling, competency mapping, SOP writing and others, as part of Rishihood’s selection procedure. As mentors, we believe that it is on us to ensure that the upcoming generation of learners is given the right guidance to pursue their future, irrespective of which University they choose to join.”
Some of RU’s strengths include its residential campus in the education hub of Sonipat, supporting a strong peer learning experience; and international exposure given to students through summer abroad, semester exchange and other opportunities with partner institutions across the world.
The university offers generous scholarships and financial support to students based on merit, financial need, diversity and profile. However, they may be competitive in nature so students are advised to apply in time in the prescribed format available on the Rishihood University website.
Rishihood University aspires to reinvent higher education in India for the next 100 years and train future leaders who can impact the society in a positive way. The university was inaugurated in the presence of Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu and Founding Chancellor & Rajya Sabha member, Shri Suresh Prabhu. Renowned institution-builder and entrepreneur Mr. Motilal Oswal is a founding member of the University.