University established through Act no. 47 of 2013 in Karnataka State and approved by UGC, Govt. of India
About Garden City University
Garden City University is established under Karnataka State Act no. 47 of 2013. The Garden City University Act received the assent of the Governor of Karnataka on 26th March 2013 and was published in the Karnataka Gazette on 12th April 2013. The University Grants Commission has listed Garden City University in the recognized list of Private Universities in India on its website http://www.ugc.ac.in
Garden City Education Trust was established in 1992 by Dr. Joseph V.G. with the support of like-minded educationists like Prof. Shivarudrappa - former Dean, Karnataka University, Dr. Hanumanthappa – former Vice Chancellor, Bangalore University, Prof V.B. Coutinho - former Vice Chancellor, Gulbarga University and Prof. Rame Gowda - former Vice Chancellor of the Karnataka State Open University.
The Trust was established to set up centres for educational excellence that would accept only qualitative practices nurturing students with value based education.
The Trust began its operations with Garden City College of Science and Management Studies which has an “A - Grade”, the highest conferred to an educational institution, when assessed by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) – the premier accreditation body under the UGC consecutively in three cycles of accreditation. The legacy of Garden City University comes from the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992 and is proud.
In 2013, the Government of Karnataka passed the “Garden City University Act”, taking into consideration the merits of the Garden City Education Trust. The Garden City University Act received the assent of the Governor of Karnataka on 26th March 2013 and was published in the Karnataka Gazette on 12th April 2013. A new university campus is being developed in a lush green area spread over 50 acres of land, adjacent to the Volvo manufacturing plant. This is a part of the 150 acres township envisaged by Dr Joseph V G which would have Knowledge Parks, IT and BT Parks, Hotels and Convention Halls, Shopping Malls and Residential areas.
Our vision and belief that social development is an avenue for nation building, is inculcated through our approach and our policies
TO BE AN INSTITUTION THAT WILL OFFER AFFORDABLE WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION TO ALL CLASSES OF STUDENTS IN ORDER TO UPLIFT THE SOCIETY WE SERVE, BY NURTURING HUMAN VALUES AND ETHICS AND BY IMPARTING KNOWLEDGE WHICH EMPHASIZES ON LIFE SKILLS.
TO EVOLVE, SYNTHESIZE AND SPREAD THE POWER OF KNOWLEDGE TO ARM GENERATIONS TO COME THROUGH WORLD-CLASS INITIATIVES AND ACADEMIC PRACTICES THAT FOCUSES ON OVERALL DEVELOPMENT OF STUDENTS.
Overview about the city
Bangalore officially known as Bengaluru is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka. It has a population of about 10 million and a metropolitan population of about 8.52 million, making it the third most populous city and fifth most populous urban agglomeration in India. Located in southern India on the Deccan Plateau, at a height of over 900 m (3,000 fst) above sea level, Bangalore is known for its pleasant climate throughout the year. Its elevation is the highest among the major cities of India. (Source Wikipedia)
The legacy of Garden City University comes from the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992.
The Garden City Group of Institutions has been a home for students from 81 nations to this day and the family is growing...
Please note : The above data need not be misread as that of Garden City University which commenced its operations in 2017; however GCU is a part of the Garden City Group of Institutions established in 1992.