Vision & Mission of the University

Vision of the University

Kazi Nazrul University (KNU), a fledgling institution of higher learning, aims at generating a special genre of citizens with a perfect blend of knowledge, criticality, skills and values that are indispensable for the future of democratic imagination at home and abroad. In this, the University hopes to hone in its students the ethical habits that are crucial to any agenda of social change and economic growth. Committed to such a goal and reflecting an alive diversity in its student composition, KNU hopes to become a significant tool for social and historical justice in the field of higher education.

Mission of the University

To achieve the goals set by the University, this academia pledges:

  • to pursue student-centered teaching methods and to motivate students to engage themselves in the pursuit of truth joyfully
  • to develop the criticality of outlook and insight, in order to push at the boundaries of knowledge and expand one’s understanding of the world
  • to lay special emphasis on the liberal and cultural arts as well as to realise the role of these arts in achieving an order of universal humanism, as inspired by the poetic vision of Kazi Nazrul Islam
  • to be guided by an unwavering spirit of inquiry and a scientific temper – as enshrined in the Indian Constitution – through one’s encounters with the field of knowledge and experience
  • to impart training in all forms of cognitive competence and equip students with skills of global standards
  • to build capacity and confidence of students, with a view to enabling them to compete at the national and international levels
  • to promote an environment conducive to an appreciation of the aesthetic qualities ofthe performing arts– particularly, in the field of music
  • to encourage students to become empathetic to others, sensitive to the current social-cultural-political issues and to render them capable of meaningfully addressing the same through rational dialogue and constructive discussion
  • to strive towards realising the constitutional ideal of equality, irrespective of differences and structural asymmetries on the basis of caste, class, gender, religion and community
  • to sensitise students to the cause of social and economic justice, both within and outside the University
  • to ignite in students an entrepreneurial vigour and leadership skills, capable of preparing them for a life of professions
  • to enable students to feel deeply connected to the University community, to the University environment, to the society at large and to the needs of Nature as well
  • to create and maintain an appropriate environment for addressing University affairs through democratic processes, exercising rational and critical thinking
  • to foster a robust system of administration, marked with professionalism
  • to develop cutting-edge ICT-supported infrastructure for e-learning and e-governance
  • to generate enthusiasm and enhance the ability of students to get actively involved in research work in emerging areas
  • to develop a collaborative research climate, so that students and teachers can participate in research activities in partnership with other reputed national/international research institutes or universities, and can contribute significantly to research output
  • to establish university-industry linkages and other forms of liaison for maximizing career opportunities for students
  • to generate a liberating space for exemplary dynamism, and to thereby contribute significantly to the overall well-being of the human race