Maharashtra gets second cluster university

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Updated on Jun 12, 2020 10:12 IST

Students should acquire the knowledge of ‘Adhyatmik Intelligence’, or inner spirituality, which is the core heritage of India, the Maharashtra Governor said during the launch of state's second cluster University.

The Governor of Maharashtra Bhagat Singh Koshyari while launching the state's second cluster university in the presence of Chief Minister of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray has asked all the educational institutions to lay stress on innovation and incubation.

Three premier colleges of Mumbai - K. C. College, H. R. College and Bombay Teachers’ Training College (BTTC) – part of a 70-year old Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Board (H(S)NCB), have come up together to form Maharashtra’s second cluster University; named as ‘HSNC University’.

The HSNC University will start the academic year 2020 – 21 for which new admissions will begin soon. After the Maharashtra HSC result 2020 is announced, the admission process will be started for the students seeking admission in the HSNC University. As per the reports, Maharashtra SSC Results 2020 and Maharashtra HSC Results 2020 is expected to be declared in the first half of the month of July.

During the launch, the Governor said that "the Central Government is keen on good colleges forming cluster universities. Such clusters would enable the best colleges to become centres of excellence."

He also asked students to acquire the knowledge of ‘Adhyatmik Intelligence’, or inner spirituality, which is the core heritage of India in his views. He also recalled Swami Vivekananda's words on education in the event mentioning that the students must endeavour to awaken the divinity and perfection within them and acquire knowledge. 

HSNC Cluster University offers choice-based courses in Music, Dance, Art and other subjects, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said art is an essential component of life. 

Minister of Higher Education Uday Samant who was also present in the event said that the Government may consider a proposal to turn the Sir J J School of Art into a University. He also said the government is also considering a plan of creating Vertical universities.

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