Every year, five graduate students of Bajhol, Himachal Pradesh-based Shoolini University can look forward to join Graduate Ph. D programme of University of Houston, Texas following a MoU of research and academic partnership between the two universities. The agreement was signed by Dr Jiwen He, Professor and Chair, Department of Mathematics at University of Houston and Dr Dinesh Singh, Distinguished Professor, Shoolini University in Solan recently.
The students recommended by Shoolini University would be evaluated and tentatively approved by the University of Houston a year in advance. They would study in the Solan campus of the University for a year and complete their programme at the Texas campus of the University of Houston. The selected students would be entitled to a stipend for first year and fellowships subsequently as per the rules of the University.
Houston University, ranked among the best colleges in America, is has one of the most diverse student populations in the US, and alumni who have become international leaders.
Welcoming the partnership, Prof P K Khosla, VC, ice Chancellor Prof P K Khosla, SU commented, “ “It would provide golden opportunities to students concerned. Our university already has tie ups with over 200 universities across the globe, has initiated steps to open more such avenues for its students.”