Today is the time for online education. Students can study online. Fans, AC etc. are put in classrooms to study in big schools and universities, and students sit and study in them, but do you know which university is where even today the class runs under the open sky in the shade of trees The Yes, there is a university where even today, like ancient times, people are taught to sit in the shade of a tree under the open sky and the name of the university is Visva-Bharati University.
Shanti Niketan is a university in West Bengal, where the soul of ancient India resides. Classes are held even today under the open sky in the shadow of the tree. Some interesting facts about this university are as follows. The university still conducts classes in the shade of a tree under the sky like the Gurukul system. This does not mean that in today’s computer age, in the age of online education, it has lagged behind. Vishwa-Bharati University has not only been declared a Central University of India, but is also an institution of national importance. There is a unique glimpse of the rain of Indian culture everywhere in the campus.
The beginning of Vishwa Bharati University in Shanti Niketan, an ashram as Maharishi Devendranath Tagore, father of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore (Thakur), established an ashram on 7 acres in 1863. Rabindranath Tagore then established this university and made it an excellent center for the study of art and culture along with science. It was started by Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore in 1901 with only 5 students. It got the status of National University in the year 1921 and today more than 6000 students study here.
In May 1951, it was declared a Central University and Institute of National Importance under an Act of Parliament. It has also been given the status of an integral, academic and residential university. Visitors to this university are the President of India, the Governor is the Rector of West Bengal and the Prime Minister of India dresses as Chancellor. The Chancellor of the University is appointed by the President. The funding provided by the central government is also linked to the 10 sub-institutes of the university which are noted for excellence in higher education.
The university offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level courses, with books from all over the world available in the library. The university here is also known for its serene and natural environment. People who come here are crazy about eating here. The landscape here is picturesque and the university is also a center of attraction for tourists from all over the world.