Published: Sunday, May 5, 2013

SAARC University

COURTESY: SAARC UNIVERSITY

COURTESY: SAARC UNIVERSITY

SAARC is an international university established by the eight member nations of South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) viz Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

SAU started its operations from the academic year 2010. The university now offers post-graduate courses in various disciplines that include Development Economics, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Sociology, International Relations and Law. It will eventually have 11 post-graduate faculties and a faculty of undergraduate studies. SAU attracts students from all member nations and its degrees are recognised by all the eight SAARC countries.

The university is currently functioning from Akbar Bhawan Campus in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi before it eventually moves in to its 100 acre campus in Maidan Garhi, South Delhi.