As the world of business and jobs changes rapidly, the education system must evolve. Today, students are not just job-ready but also life-ready. It is necessary that they learn, as a continuous process and become future-ready professionals with required skills.
Established in the year 2011, JK Lakshmipat University (JKLU) is honing the skills of the future generation that are required for growth of the career as well as nation. Situated in the historic city, Jaipur, JKLU is one of the finest universities that is supported by the JK Organization. JK Organization, a 125 year old legacy, has contributed to the nation by building JKLU. It is also passionate about building the country’s most innovative higher education institution – JKLU.
To seed the curiosity towards education and academics, JKLU is re-imagining education, embedding it with entrepreneurship and dynamism. The committed faculty members and the academic advisory board assures that students are prepared for the future. This is done by constantly updating the curriculum, teaching methods, and learning outcomes under the changing dynamics of the industry.
The Five Foundational Principles
At JKLU, the culture is strongly rooted in interdisciplinarity and learning by building, not just doing.
All Round Development
Through constant learning and experience, all-round development enables students to achieve their goals.
Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
JKLU focuses on teaching that inculcates critical thinking and problem-solving.
Research is given importance as it leads to innovation and enhancement of real-life applications, skill development, and positive attitude formation.
The Architect of JKLU
Dr. Roshan Lal Raina is Vice-Chancellor at JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur. Before this, Dr. Raina was a reputed professor at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIML). He has contributed immensely to institution building in areas like ‘Planning & Development’, ‘Research and Consulting’, ‘Academic Leadership’, ‘Placements’, ‘Library’, ‘Computer Centre’, ‘Student & Alumni Affairs’ and ‘Corporate Communication & Media Relations’. For his multi-faceted contributions, Dr. Raina holds the unique distinction of having bagged several top professional scholarships, honours and awards, including the Fulbright Award, the British Council Fellowship, and SIS Fellowship.
Offering Professional Programs
JKLU is known for its valuable educational programs in the entire nation. It offers various undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral courses across diverse disciplines. Apart from the core B.Tech degrees such as mechanical, civil, electrical and electronics and computer science, it provides courses in B.Des. It also offers a BBA program at UG level. At PG level, JKLU offers numerous courses in M.Tech and M.Sc. Apart from this, it also offers M.A. in Public Policy, Pinnacle MBA and Ph.D. programs to its students.
The Career Services at JKLU works in partnership with the students, faculty, business and industry. It understands both the requirements of the world of work as well as the desires of the students.
JKLU majorly focuses on providing 100% Placement and Career Assistance. The Career Services provides complete support to bring some of the best organisations to recruit from JKLU for those students interested in joining the workforce in various organisations. Similarly, for those willing to pursue higher studies, the team guides the students according to the requirements of the discipline of their choice.
Mentorship & Guidance
The Career Services has embedded an industry expert with a stellar experience. This mentorship helps students for not just a career beyond JKLU but also to prepare them for the life ahead.
Internships & Practice Schools
The team facilitates Summer Internship for the students of the Institute of Management and Practice School 1 (PS-1) and Practice School 2 (PS-2) for the students of Institute of Engineering and Technology.
JKLU believes that every individual should continuously work towards constant skill development to stay ahead of the curve and relevant to the changing times. Hence, the Centre for Communication and Critical Thinking, the Career Services team at JKLU strives to make their students employable and ready to take charge of their careers.
Adding to this, Dr. Raina says, “Some of our recruiters- NIRMA, Medanta, Nirma University, LG, Mahindra, TCS, IBM, Infosys, North Western Railway, NIIT Technologies, Larsen & Turbo, Maruti Suzuki, ICICI Prudential and many more.
Additionally, the Centre for Entrepreneurship & Innovation that has already spurned 4 startups from the University provides support for budding entrepreneurs. Our students are also active in the social sectors.”
Along with this, JKLU has signed MoU with reputed universities in U.S., Europe, and the Asia Pacific regions for establishing alliances. Specifically for exchange of faculty, students, and researchers and cooperation in joint research, lectures, symposia and country visit for students.
Expanding the Horizon
JKLU is extremely honoured as it is shaping the career of its students by creating professionals of the future. Dr. Raina says, “We pledge to deliver a future-ready education that prepares them for the challenges and disruptions of the modern workplace. JKLU is well prepared to create a new cadre of professionals from, and for, India, who will go on to create, manage and transform businesses and organisations. We aim to build the country’s most innovative higher education institution and make our students not just job-ready but life ready.”
The motive of JKLU will always be to deliver a carefully designed holistic approach built around innovative themes and learning-by-doing. It ensures that the students are provided with depth in the core domain knowledge along with breadth of perspective to develop students into successful professionals.