Disseminating higher standards of global education
The Eternal University, sponsored by Kalgidhar Trust is NAAC Accredited & ISO 9001: 2015 Certified University and the second private university of Himachal Pradesh that has been established under the Himachal Pradesh Private University (Establishment & Regulation) Act 2008 & Himachal Pradesh Government Act No. 3 of 2009, with the right to confer on degrees as per the UGC public notice on private Universities dated April 18, 2011.
The University with its seven constituent colleges has been accredited by NAAC and duly recognized by UGC, AICTE, INC, NCTE, DST, DBT, DSIR and DRDO. It is located in the 450-acre (1.8 km2) educational campus popularly known as Baru Sahib – the Valley of Divine Peace
Higher Spiritual heritage
Eternal University- a perpetual platform in the education sector whose definite goal is to EMPOWER girls through quality education and engaging with this purpose the ETERNAL UNIVERSITY has become “The First Girls University of North India“.
The university is explicitly serving its female youngsters with a peculiar blend of spiritual development and the safest educational environment to impart world-class education with its universal goal of eternal peace, love, and devotion for the mankind of all lands. The graduates of this unique education system will not only be outstanding in academics but also will have high moral values. These graduates will work towards establishing permanent peace in the world. They will act as Ambassadors of Peace wherever they live, work and raise their families.
Value-Based Educational Offerings
When it comes to courses, the Eternal University certainly has a lot to offer, The H.P. Private Educational Institution Regulatory Commission, Shimla has granted approval for more than 70 programs at undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. levels in the various colleges of the Eternal University, Baru Sahib and the university is effectively catering in the field of Basic Sciences, Agriculture, Engineering and Technology, Economics, Commerce and Management, Education, Nursing and Public Health, Biotechnology, Food Technology, Renewable Energy and Divine Music with value-based education by the highly competent, trained and experienced faculty through its seven constituent colleges.
In order to offer high-quality education, Eternal University has launched some new courses from the academic session 2019-20 viz., Master of Science Psychology, Bachelor of Library Science, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology, Bachelor of Technology (B. Tech.)Information and Communication Technology, Post Graduate Diploma in Renewable Energy, etc.
Furthermore, the curricula comprise of all the unique courses like nursing, agriculture, public health, management and engineering and to enroll the students’ participation effectively and to execute the responsibilities under national initiatives such as Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Unnat Bharat Abhiyan etc. The Eternal University has adopted more than thirteen villages of five Gram Panchayats in the radius of 15 Km from the campus to interact with the rural youth, men and women for surveys, awareness, transfer of technology and skill development for their inclusive development and are ceaselessly motivated and encouraged to visit the campus for any help in resolving crucial issues related to health, education, and livelihood.
The university has highly qualified, trained, experienced and devoted faculty with state of the art infrastructure, well-equipped laboratories, and digital teaching facilities to extend the programs to the maximum satisfaction of all the stakeholders.
International and National Collaborations
To encourage students to the highest summit, the Eternal University maintains active collaborations with national and international universities such as John Hopkins University, Medical College, Baltimore MD, USA; Drexel University, College of Nursing & Applied Sciences, Philadelphia, USA; University of California, Riverside, CA, USA; Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, USA; CIMMYT, Mexico; CSHPKV, Palampur; Technical University, Hamirpur; Dr. Y S Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan, Himachal Pradesh; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, Punjab; G.B. Pant University of Agricultural and Technology, Uttarakhand, National Agri-Biotech Institute, Mohali, Punjab, CCS University of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.
Premier Center of Training and Placement
The university provides excellent career opportunities that turns the expanded knowledge of students into the aimed result, making itself a premier center of productive Training and Placement Cell. This department plays a major role in shaping up the career goals, personality, communication and soft skill development of the students.
The students are motivated to take up their certification, training and project work with the prestigious organization in and off the campus. They are constantly stirred up to participate in NCC, NSS, indoor and outdoor sports activities, intervarsity sports events, industrial visits and educational tours, the celebration of national and international days, conferences, workshops and symposia for their holistic and career development. The University has nearly 100 per cent placement except some students getting admission to pursue their postgraduate studies in prestigious national and international insititutions.
Attractive Scholarships Schemes
The Eternal University is well known for offering merit scholarships to every potential student. The university’s scholarship cell helps its students to apply for various scholarships under various national and state government schemes and the students from J & K in Engineering and Nursing get scholarships under the AICTE-PMSSS in the Eternal University. To encourage student’s excellence in academics, university has launched special schemes- ‘Fee Waive Off’ for meritorious students throughout their studies addition to a series of scholarships under various Government schemes.
Academic and Co-curricular Activities
The university is humming with a large number of academic and co-curricular activities for the students’ personality development and academic growth.
ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES: International Conferences, National conference, Workshops, Annual Convocation, Inspire (Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research) Camp – 2018.
CO-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Annual Sports Day, Fun Games, Talent Hunt, New Students Welcome, Educational Tours, Clubs, Community Outreach Programmes, Kisan Mela, NCC and NSS camps.
Infrastructure and Facilities
Contributing towards the fulfillment of all the basic requirements and for comfortable living of nearly 5000 students, teachers, administrators, staff members, and their families and the pilgrims, the Eternal University campus provides essential and all other facilities with its excellent infrastructure. Six storey building with three blocks houses five of the seven constituent colleges with the provision of Lift for the students to reach different floors and at their respective colleges.
With a fully accessible Wi-Fi Broadband facility, the university has state of the art IT Infrastructure accommodating more than 295 computers and 22 printers equipped with the latest configuration for the students.
For a pleasant, enjoyable and healthy stay at the campus the Eternal University renders all the necessary non-academic infrastructural facilities like Bank & ATM, Post Office and Courier Service of DTDC, Akal Rojgar Yojna (ARY), Shopping Complex, Akal Bakery, Laundry, Open Air Theater, hospital, Bus service, Gurdwara with community kitchen, indoor and outdoor sports facilities to look like a modern Gurukul.
Torchbearers of Eternal University
Baba Iqbal Singh Ji, Chancellor of Eternal University
The more he is praised, the less it is, a socio-spiritual leader of the Sikh community and a former Director of Agriculture, Himachal Pradesh, President of Kalgidhar Trust and considered as one of the most influential Sikhs in the world. He was awarded the Sikh Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016. In 2018 he was bestowed with Shiromani Panth Rattan (the precious jewel of the Sikh community) by Takht Sri Harmandir Ji, Patna Sahib.
According to him “Modern scientific education alone will not serve the humanity well, until and unless it is amalgamated with spiritual education”.
The masterpiece of Benedict Parmanand “Mission to Reboot Punjab through value-based Education” has covered the whole journey of Baba Iqbal Singh Ji, was released in April 2017 by former Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in New Delhi. The standard essence of this book is that it shows a spiritual leader as a walking intellectual amongst us.
Dr. H. S. Dhaliwal, Vice Chancellor of Eternal University
A fount of knowledge and the perfect example of education brain box- Dr. Dhaliwal is serving Eternal University as Vice-Chancellor from August 14, 2013 after his retirement form IIT, Roorkee, Uttarakhand. He was awarded a Ph.D. by University of California, Riverside and while working in advanced laboratories of the USA, Switzerland, Israel, Japan, and Australia he had gained some valuable experience of about ten years.
He is a leading plant breeder and biotechnologist who has transferred useful variability form the related wild species of wheat, rice and maize and developed several high yielding and disease resistant varieties of the cereals with improved nutritional quality.
With this exposition, we have already invaded the province of excellency and to this victory, a miscellany of studies is associated – to all of which every person’s devotion associated with this university has made the accretions.