REVA University

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An Innovative Research Centre for Academic programs and New Curriculum

REVA University has been established under the REVA University Act, 2012 with the vision to instil awareness, a zeal for higher learning and inquisitiveness in the minds of students through education. REVA University was conceptualised to bring change in the lives of students through the revisualisation of present academic scenario. The University breathes and practises an ideology that takes education to greater heights by motivating each learner.

The Founder and Chancellor of REVA University, Dr. P. Shyama Raju believes in the adage ‘Knowledge is Power’. Driven by this power of transforming lives, REVA succeeded in its educational endeavours by creating knowledge societies, imparting quality

education and building responsible future generations.

REVA demonstrates a complete involvement in the field of education, which is complemented and enhanced by its verdant surroundings. The University retains a colossal landscape blanketed over 45+ acres of land, which is a standing testimony to inspire learners and smooth exchange of ideas.The University prides itself in contributing

to the holistic development of every student.

Accreditation

The University is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and has the approval of the AICTE (All India Council for Technical Education). It is also the member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) apart from

being a member of the Commonwealth Universities and Institution’s Innovation Council (Ministry of HRD Initiative) has recognised REVA as an Innovation Cell. REVA is a BSCIC certified university, which is a recognition received for its high-quality management system. The University is a QS rated GOLD Band University and is also a NIRF ranked University and positioned 3rd in Karnataka by K-SURFfor its

contribution towards higher education. The University currently offers 28 Undergraduate Programmes, 22 full-time Postgraduate Programmes, 2 part-time Postgraduate Programmes, 18 Ph.D. Programmes and several Certificate/Diploma and Postgraduate Diploma Programmes in Engineering, Architecture, Science and Technology, Commerce, Management Studies Law, Arts & Humanities, and Performing

Arts. The programmes 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 social significance.

Sustainable Infrastructure

REVA University has all the required amenities and boasts of a state-of-the-art campus, a haven in itself for students. The campus offers well equipped studios, exhibition spaces

and modern laboratories in the school. Girls and boys hostel, health center, Gymnastics, Food court, sports ground, well equipped acoustically treated auditorium of 1500 capacity and a Rangasthala of 1000 capacity makes the students enthusiastic to participate in extracurricular activities in the campus. The beautiful hanging bridge inside one of the buildings of REVA is a treat to the eye. Students get to actively involve in design of spaces inside the campus, thus making student spaces sensitive to needs of learners. The infrastructure at REVA addresses the various inclusive needs of students. Physical, emotional, cognitive,

social and emotional needs of the students are addressed through various committees. The entire campus has CCTV surveillance to ensure the safety of the students. REVA has smart classrooms that are completely digitalised with projectors, Moodle and Lecture Capturing System to preserve paper. Notes and assignments are distributed amongst students through Moodle. Lecture Capturing System is used to capture lectures of faculty members that can be used by the students to learn and relearn. REVA University has digital studios for documenting and reporting. REVA has an efficient ERP system in place, which sends SMS alerts regarding the attendance of students and other important notifications to their parents. Being an exponent of a greener world, REVA has digitalised majority of the processes. The ever-evolving collection of books, journals, and digital content in the library and the latest IT infrastructure ensure that students can access relevant information at their disposal to explore their subjects thoroughly. REVA University has wellequipped laboratories that aid students in learning and enhancing research skills. The custom-built teaching facilities and classrooms, the indoor and outdoor sports facilities, fitness centre, the multicuisine food court, lung spaces, and campus stores provide students with a promising learning environment. The biodiversity in the campus in terms of both flora and fauna is worth mentioning. There is a diverse variety of plants and trees on the campus. Solar panels are installed on the rooftop of the buildings. Solar power is utilised to generate electricity in the campus. Wet waste is added into the organic

waste converter and the manure produced is used within the campus. REVA understands the importance of fitness and sports for a healthy future generation. Hence, it provides excellent infrastructure facilities for both indoor and outdoor sports. When it comes to hostels, REVA University created an environment that offers a home away from home to the students. There is a departmental store, a bookstore and a cafeteria within the campus so that the students do not have to leave the campus often to fulfil their requirements. REVA provides a multi-cultural environment because of its international student community. The University respects all cultures and communities by celebrating several festivals throughout the year. In the University campus, several cultural events are organised to keep the students close to their roots. The University provides infrastructura

support for differently abled students by creating a safe, secure and enriching environment for them. The University has lifts, wheelchairs, and buggy that helps for in-campus mobility. REVA has a counselling centre for students with special needs. The University has also introduced refreshable Braille displays and electro-mechanical reading support for the visually impaired students.

A Robust Curriculum

REVA University has definite and well thought out procedures to design a new programme curriculum or to revise and amend the existing curriculum. Within the framework of the University, every School has a Board of Studies (BoS). Academic Council and BoS members ensure that

the curriculum of each programme is relevant to the local/national/regional/global educational and employment requirements. REVA Universityembraces Outcome Based Education (OBE) in the curriculum. RULO: REVA University Unique Learning Offerings (RULO)provides value-based education to the students through Environmental Studies, NSS, NCC and YOGA. RULO inculcate awareness in the minds of students about the needs ofthe society that help them to have a broader outlook on life and lead to the holistic development of students. University has encouraged each School to start Research Centres to widen the horizons of higher education. Students from across the globe enrol to various programmes at REVA University during each academic cycle. To make the admission process transparent, it is mandatory to ensure that REVA EET for Engineering students, REVA MAT for Management Students and REVA CLAT for Legal Studies students are conducted every year, apart from enrolling students from CET/COMEDK/PGCET/CLAT/NATA and other admission tests conducted by respective entrance examination cells. Apart from this the REVA UIIC (University Industry Interaction Centre) and REVA Nest work hand in hand with all the Schools to ensure that students are supported in all industry related aspects. The Technology Business Incubator established at REVA University campus aims to build the entrepreneurial eco system by

empowering and nurturing student start-ups and incubating innovative technology based start-ups

Beyond Traditional Classroom Teaching

REVA University exhilarates students to participate in extracurricular and co-curricular activities that help in overall personality development. At REVA, students are encouraged to participate in dance, music, art, crafts, sports, and yoga that help them to develop creative and leadership skills. REVA students showcase their talent in various sports tournaments conducted at University, state and national levels. REVA empowers students to participate in activities and interactions that will allow them to know the particulars of various industries. Seminars, industry visits, invited talks from professionals, international symposiums, internships, and live projects along with school-specific conferences conducted at the University support the students to get insights on their respective field of study. REVA University pushes its students to engage in various co-curricular activities organised on the campus to generate smart student communities. Participation with different clubs and societies are the perfect way for the students to get involved, grow the network, and have fun during the study at the university. With many clubs such as Literary Club, Sports Club, Science Club, Eco Club, Dance and Drama Club, Quiz Club, students are left with a diverse choice. REVA University organises Social Outreach Programmes at regular intervals. The main aim of these social outreach programmes is to motivate budding engineers to innovate and develop products that can prove beneficial to society. From trips to old age homes to planting trees, these social

outreach programs strive to resolve pressing social problems of the society and provide students with a platform to go beyond books and get a more experiential exposure. Jagruti is the brainchild of Dr. P. Shyama Raju, Honourable Chancellor of REVA University and close to everyone’s heart at REVA. In 2018, RELA (REVA Electoral Literacy Association), which was an organised effort to spread awareness on the civic responsibility towards voting among citizens to induce their democratic sensibility. Thus, Jagruti was born and the focus of the voting campaign was Byatarayanapura constituency in Bengaluru. RELA, as an effort became highly successful in creating voting awareness amongst the public. The Government of Karnataka recognised the combined endeavour of the voting campaign on International Voter’s Day. The Governor of Karnataka along with the dignitaries of the State Election Commission felicitated Dr. P. Shyama Raju, the Chancellor of REVA University for leading the social awakening voting campaign through Jagruti. This year, REVA University initiated Jagruti towards global warmingan effort to create awareness about the consequences of global warming. Through the revolutionary model of JAGRUTI-towards Global Warming, REVA University shares its beliefs to align the Edupreneurs’ community and ecosystem to focus on this alarming issue. This initiative is proposed by the University to encourage the participation of masses, explicitly through the students and staff from other educational institutions. REVA University has been creating awareness of Global Warming in small ways within the campus. With the student size of more than 14,000 on the campus, each student has pledged to take this campaign forward. Along with this, the faculty and other staff members of the University also work to build awareness or Jagruti amongst the youth about Global Warming

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