Kangra: Vivek Singh, the Chancellor of Arni University (AU) in Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, is spearheading a transformative journey in the higher education landscape. His relentless passion for reshaping the future of higher learning brought him to Himachal nearly a decade ago, where he emerged as a pioneer and change-maker.
By blending innovative learning techniques, a focus on soft skills, and cutting-edge courses, he has turned Arni University into a magnet for students from across Northern India, leading to a remarkable increase in student enrollment from 200 to 2000 in just a few years.
Under Vivek Singh’s visionary leadership, Arni University has witnessed an astonishing surge in its student population. From a humble 200 students when it gained UGC accreditation in 2009, the institution’s enrollment has skyrocketed to 2000 in 2023, with steady growth in each academic session. Vivek Singh’s commitment to innovation is evident in AU’s approach.
The university offers a diverse array of programs, promotes interdisciplinary learning, and focuses on soft skills and personality development, setting it apart from its peers. AU offers a range of new-age courses that encompass emerging fields like artificial intelligence, data science, sustainable development, and more, equipping students to excel in the rapidly evolving job market.
This combination of factors has not only attracted students but also contributed to the growth of Himachal Pradesh’s higher education landscape. Arni University has become a vital part of the region’s educational fabric, empowering students to excel academically and prepare for successful careers.
The university’s vision of “Skill Comprehensive Higher Education” underscores its forward-thinking approach, specifically focusing on building sustainable livelihoods in a challenging geographical region – Himachal Pradesh.