Dr. S.Y Kulkarni is the Vice-Chancellor of REVA University, Bangalore. With an M.Tech. and Ph.D. in IIT Mumbai in VLSI Design, he has extensive experience in teaching, research, industry experience and administration in some of Karnataka’s most reputed high technology institutions.
In exclusive interview with Soma Mukherjee, he gave precise answers on how educational sector is, what his universities future plans are and many other.
Research, Consultancy and innovation are regarded as our pillars
A good leader always leads by example. With rich experience in both industry and academia, I am very proud to serve as Vice Chancellor of University. As a VC, I have ensured compliance with the accreditation standards for the advisory committee function and heading the core responsibilities of Administration, Teaching and R&D. At REVA University, research, consultancy and innovation are regarded as our pillars of success.
Learning is a never-ending process
The biggest philosophy I believe in is that the process of learning is never ending. I believe in providing an environment conducive for practical learning. Thus, upgrading skills which help in future development of the individual (students or faculties) in facing the competitive world.
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Our philosophy is to provide relevant learning opportunities
Our curriculum philosophy is to provide a range of relevant learning opportunities that support and develop students. In order to execute this effectively, we collaborate with a range of industries and companies across various sectors. This helps us to identify training needs and design and facilitate training programs to students accordingly.
We have been welcoming students irrespective of their race
The Functions of our Institute is missioned to create a society which is not only Student Centric but also has a niche for Social Responsibilities. From the outset the university has been welcoming to all students be it of different races or other. We are directly creating a long-term link to the society and economy at large.
Teachers should know about the latest trends and technology
The key responsibility is to upgrade not only the students’ skills but also encourage faculty to upgrade their skills so as to be in touch with the latest learning process Our University is looking at creating Leaders who will be pioneers in creating a Modern world. To provide individuals with the tools to respond effectively to industry needs keeping in mind the current and future demands.
Our future goals are not limited; we have a long way ahead
Of course, there is a long way to go for REVA, to mention a few of the future goals are aforesaid below, but not limited to:
- Be one of the top most university which would bring about a holistic development of the student and the society at large.
- With the tremendous growth of privatization of education in India, the major focus is on creating a platform for quality in knowledge enhancement and bridging the gap between academia and industry.
- REVA University has been on the path of delivering quality education by developing the young human resources on the foundation of ethical and moral values, while boosting their leadership qualities, research culture and innovative skills.
It takes a lot of time to build an institute
An Institute is not built in a day and not with one person. A lot of people not only put in their ideas, intellect but also put in immense hard work to build this. Of course, it has evolved a lot with time. The university believes in providing an environment conducive for practical learning. Thus, upgrading skills of the individual to help in future development is necessary. This will help the individual in facing the competitive world.
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Students can opt for subjects of their choice
It is deemed virtuous to serve seekers of knowledge and as educators it is in the ethos at REVA University to empower every learner who chooses to enter our portals. Driven by our founding philosophy of ‘Knowledge is power’, we believe in building a community of perpetual learners by enabling them to look beyond their abilities and achieve what they assumed impossible.
The programs offered by REVA University are well planned and designed based on in depth analysis and research with emphasis on knowledge assimilation, practical applications, hands-on training, global and Industrial relevance and their social significance.
Our University believes in preparing students through the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) and Continuous Assessment and Grading Pattern (CAGP) of education. The CBCS & CAGP pattern of education has been introduced in all programs to facilitate students to opt for subjects of their choice in addition to the core subjects of the study and prepare them with required skills.
Both intelligence & character are a part of education and at REVA at large
With firm faith in the saying, “Intelligence plus character –that is the goal of education” (Martin Luther King, Jr.), I expect youth to march ahead in the right direction, to take a holistic education and play a positive role in nation building.
REVA University offers a plethora of dynamic and engaging academic linkages with various international Universities across the globe. Our aim is to promote and develop integration of professional and academic education with top Universities that we partner with.
The objective of the International Centre at REVA is to provide the best programmes in collaboration with top-league International Universities so as to ensure students get the right cultural environment and learning at these Universities.
The goal is to make knowledge accessible to students while pursuing their Undergraduate or Postgraduate Degrees at REVA from across the globe under the expertise of international faculty and industry personnel. REVA invites students from all around the globe and also invites students at REVA to enroll in the various opportunities provided to study abroad.
The University is committed at providing positive learning
The University campus is a diverse, sociable community, where imagination thrives and ambitions are realized. The University is committed to providing a positive learning environment free from any form of discrimination, harassment and bullying, where all students are treated with respect and dignity. We aim to ensure that all students have equal access to the full range of institutional facilities.