About us - Plaksha University

ABOUT US

The proposed Plaksha University is
India’s largest collective philanthropy effort to build

a new model of engineering education and research.

It is backed by

70+ academic and business leaders

from 5 countries, and envisions to reimagine technology education and research for India and the world. The early founders of Plaksha were also involved with Ashoka University, which has emerged as one of the leading liberal arts colleges in India.

VISION

Plaksha’s vision is to educate

bold, ethical leaders

who transform the world through creative engineering solutions.
By creating an environment where

interdisciplinary academic pursuits
and cutting-edge research

takes place within a framework of humanistic values.
This outcomes-based program offers appropriate and relevant experiences to prepare graduates to address the Grand Challenges of India, the region
and the globe. The academic vision is reflected across three pillars:

Reimagining
Engineering Education

Enabling Research
Innovation and Entrepreneurial
Ecosystem

Addressing Grand
Challenges

Founding Group

70+ Business Leaders and Technology Entrepreneurs.

Academic Advisory Board

Our vision is guided by eminent academicians and thought leaders across the world

PROGRAM TEAM

PLAKSHA CAMPUS

Construction is in full swing at our 50 acre campus in Mohali. By early 2021, academic buildings and student residential complexes will be ready.

Academic buildings, with an innovation centre, research labs, library and makerspace with state-of-the-art infrastructure will support our reimagined technology curriculum.

Student residential complex will include hostels, study lounges, a dining hall and a fully-equipped sports complex.

Rollout Plan

Jun 2015

Sowed our Vision

JUN 2018

Launched ‘Young Tech Scholars’, a High School Summer Program

FEB 2019

Unveiled Campus Foundation Stone

AUG 2019

Launch Plaksha Tech Leaders Fellowship in partnership with UC Berkeley

JUN 2021

Welcome our first UG and Masters cohorts on campus

Jun 2015

Sowed our Vision

Jun 2018

Launched ‘Young Tech Scholars’, a High School Summer Program

Feb 2019

Unveiled Campus Foundation Stone

Aug 2019

Launched Plaksha Tech Leaders Fellowship

Jun 2021

Welcome our first UG and Masters cohorts on campus