SHEPA – The Genesis
Society for Higher Education and Practical Applications (SHEPA), is the outcome of foresight, pioneering zeal and philanthropic spirit of renowned business group, ‘Rungta Project Ltd.’ which envisioned, created, supported and nurtured it. SHEPA as a pioneering umbrella organization came into existence in 1999 when it got registered under Indian Societies Act of 1861. It is located at Nibia, Bachchaon, on Mohansarai-Mughalsarai bypass road in the southwest of Banaras Hindu University. About 10 km away from Varanasi Cantt. Rly, Station and about 7 km away from Manduadih Railway Station.
SHEPA Campus is spread over 10 acres of lush green land in beautiful, scenic and serene setting with canopies of magnificent avenues. It is housed in multiple modern multi storied majestic building of awe inspiring architectural design with all the updated equipments and infrastructure required for quality ethos. The Wi-Fi campus is a real blend of natural beauty and technological advancement. encouraging innovativeness of the students, In order to attain its objectives effectively, it has launched professional programmes in the areas of computer science, management and education under its different institutes in successive stages with a comparatively affordable economic fee-structure. It is equipped with highly qualified and dedicated faculty having rich academic/ practical experiences in the areas of their specialization. Eminent academics and practitioners are invited frequently to share their views and experiences on contemporary issues with the staff and students of SHEPA, Seminars, conferences and workshops are also organized regularly to provide an opportunity of interaction and interface with the academics of apex institutions and SHEPA provides an innovative platform for undertaking projects and launching cost-effective, job oriented programmes in the field of higher education with focus on value system and skill development through practical application so as to facilitate and contribute to the employability of the students and the socio-economic conditions of the society and the country at large.
SHEPA channelises all its resources on forging the skills and attitudes and enriching the minds of young scholars with a stress on removal of biases, preconceptions and practitioners with insight and experience. With a view to sharpening the skills and promoting innovativeness, a strong pedagogical exposure is given to the students which comprises class lecture, presentation, groups discussion, case method, role play, games and panel discussion. An endeavour is also made to achieve transcendence of the syllabus to expose the students to new concepts and techniques so as to improve their competencies and sharpen their competitive edge. Thus, SHEPA legitimately takes pride in developing and nurturing young individuals with thorough academic grounding and a ‘hand on’ experience of the area they seek to enter.
The two institutions of SHEPA are recognized under 2 (f) and 12 (B) of the U.G.C. Which is the apex body in the field of higher education?
To establish as a center of excellence for value based higher education, training and research with emphasis on practical application.
To offer job-oriented, cost-effective professional programmes aiming at the development of skills, innovativeness and commitments with due regard to the value system with special focus on rural sector.
- To induct into need-based areas of higher education such as scenic and technology, management and education etc.
- To develop intimate relation with industry and make them
co-partners in the process of development of human resource upon which depends the pace of socio-economi-development of the industry.
- To conduct researchers, undertake projects and consultancy assignments.
To hold seminars, conferences, workshops and management development programmes more frequently.
- To launch new programmes in the field of management such as International Business Administration, Retailing and service management.
- To strengthen relationship with the industry to make higher education more interactive and thus enhance employability of the students.
- To promote researches in the areas of management, computer science, education and allied emerging sectors.
- To undertake projects and consultancy assignments in the areas of education, management and computer science.