Azim Premji University - Bangalore


The first private university is going to be setup in Karnataka.

The dream of Wipro CEO Mr. Azim Premji has come to live with Karnataka Government giving a nod for the setup of first Private University in the State..

The Bill of the Azim Premji University has been cleared on March 19th 2010 for setting up the first Private University in Karnataka.

However, the opposition parties are not willing to support the bill as they think that private university will not work under the regulatory of government set guidelines for other universities.

The Minister of Education : Aravind Limbavali has responded to the following question:

  • The university will be evaluated and verified under the UGC guidelines
  • 25 per cent will be reserved for the students from Karnataka
  • Any point Government can intervene into the functioning of the university

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