Bangalore, 13th October 2023: RV University stands as a modern beacon of liberal education, with a mission to impart transformative learning and nurture the leaders of tomorrow and help them “Go, Change the World”.
Established as a State Private University under the auspices of Karnataka legislation, RV University is an embodiment of the visionary Rashtreeya Sikshana Samithi Trust, a renowned institution with a rich heritage spanning more than eight decades, synonymous with excellence in higher education.
Today, the legacy has burgeoned, with over 20,000 students present across 25 RV Educational institutions – covering the entire spectrum of learning, ranging from early childhood education to advanced centers for higher studies.
RV University is committed to ensuring that individuals from all strata of society can access education that is both affordable and of the highest quality. Their educational offerings span diverse domains, encompassing arts, humanities, fundamental sciences, teacher training, healthcare, law, technology, and management, making knowledge accessible to all who seek it.
Commencing its journey in 2021, RV University has rapidly grown to offering a wide range of courses which includes 60 undergraduate, postgraduate, and Ph.D. programs across 7 schools:
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Design and Innovation
Film, Media, and Creative Arts
Computer Science and Engineering
RV University is dedicated to providing students with a well-rounded education that combines theoretical knowledge with practical experience. In alignment with the National Education Policy 2020, the university empowers their students by offering them the freedom to select their majors and minors according to their individual interests and aspirations. The curriculum encompasses a vast array of subjects that can be pursued as minors, giving students the flexibility to tailor their education to their unique preferences and career goals.
The University also has a vibrant and diverse community with faculty members and students hailing from different parts of the country and the world.
“At RV University, we offer an interdisciplinary, experiential learning environment, encouraging our students to pursue new knowledge while challenging the existing principles through critical and creative thinking. Our courses are designed to imbibe lifelong skills of effective communication, critical thinking and problem solving to help them prepare for the uncertain world. We believe in empowering and enabling our students with world class holistic education. RVU strives for excellence in teaching, research, capacity building, and community engagement. ”, said Founding Vice Chancellor, RV University, Prof. Y. S. R. Murthy
“The University offers more than 60 programmes across streams with a wide range of majors, minors and specializations to choose from. Students are encouraged to explore different subjects to discover their interests and pursue their passions. Students and parents are key stakeholders in the higher education ecosystem. Without proper awareness amongst all stakeholders, no policy can be successful regardless of its progressive features.”, he further added.
In a remarkably short time since its inception, RV University has strategically signed on a number of national and international partnerships. These 130+ collaborations have been instrumental in fostering an immersive, industry-driven learning environment, benefiting both our students and esteemed faculty members. Our network of alliances spans the globe, encompassing prestigious universities in the USA, UK, Europe, as well as prominent figures and entities within the Indian industry, policymaking, and think-tank community.
These partnerships include collaborations with Seattle University, Bryant University, Teesside University of Middlesbrough, MuSigma, Coursera, Ziroh Labs to name a few. They also formed a strategic alliance with Broadrange AI to advance generative AI and provide a unique platform for emerging Indian technologists to explore the American AI sector.
Additionally, MineRVa – RV Centre for Leadership and Executive Education was introduced by RV Educational Institutions which aims to empower working professionals who want to advance their professions. In line with the requirements of working adults at all phases of their careers, MineRVa will provide a range of programs. The Executive MBA (EMBA), which RV University and Bryant University jointly provide, is the program’s flagship.
Most recently, RV University held an India-U.S. Law and Justice Forum, in collaboration with O.P. Jindal Global University, which convened esteemed judges and jurists. This event was further elevated by the esteemed presence of the Chief Guest, Hon’ble Mr. Justice R.V. Raveendran.Through the conference, they addressed issues concerning the Rule of Law and access to justice, proposing significant solutions. The conference aimed to facilitate a productive exchange of ideas to enhance both the Indian and American judicial systems, covering topics like gender equality, women’s empowerment, and legal education’s global relevance in the context of both countries’ legal systems.