Eternal University is one of the first private and residential universities in Northern India exclusively for girls with objective to make students excel academically and spiritually. It is sponsored by Kalgidhar Trust and established by Himachal Pradesh Government Act No 3 of 2009. The Kalgidhar Trust has been promoting rural education with major emphasis on women empowerment. The university campus is spread across 450 – acres at Baru Sahib.
The University offers UGC (University Grants Commission) certified undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses in streams like Biotechnology, Microbiology, Agriculture, Engineering, Medical, Management and Public Health. All the programmes of the university are recognised by UGC, AICTE, INC, NCTE, DSIR and DBT.
It is one of the best equipped, furnished and cleanest campuses that one could ever think for pursuing academic courses. All seven colleges under the university have well trained and experienced faculty, well furnished laboratories, classrooms and state-of-art equipment for effective teaching, research and training. A part from an extraordinary academic curriculum and inspiring educational environment, the university offers facilities such as accommodation, experimental farms, polyhouses, cafeteria, transport facilities, banks, post office, playgrounds, indoor sports facilities, shopping complex, modern dairy complex, botanical and herbal garden, workshops, clubs, fully automated Wi-Fi library, and Computing facilities to look after the well-being of the students and the faculties.
Akal college of Engineering & Technology (ACET): B Tech (CSE, ETE & FT), Lateral Entry (CSE, ETE,EE), MTech (ETE, CSE, Renewable Energy, Material Science and Engg. ) and PhD ETE
Akal College of Basic Sciences (ACBS): BSc Medical, BSc Non-Medical, BSc (Honours in Maths, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Botany and Zoology), MSc (Math, Chemistry, Physics, Biochemistry, Microbiology, botany, Zoology and Environmental Sciences), PhD (Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Botany, Zoology and Mathematics)
Akal College of Agriculture (ACA): BSc Agriculture (Hons), B Tech Food Technology, M Sc (Biotechnology, Food Technology, Agronomy, Genetics & Plant Breeding, Plant Pathology, Entomology and Horticulture), PhD
(Biotechnology, Food Technology and Entomology)
Akal College of Economics, Commerse and Management (ACECM): BSc Economics (Hons), BCom (Hons),
MSc Economics, MCom, MBA, PhD Management
Akal College of Arts & Social Sciences (ACASS): BA (Hons) Music, BA Humanities, BSc (Hons) Psychology, MA (English and Music), Add-on-Courses with BA/BSc Programmes
Akal College of Health & Allied Sciences (ACHAS): BSc Nursing, MSc Nursing, MPH, MHA
Akal College of Education (ACE): B.Ed
Scholarships and Financial Aid Granted by the University: To encourage the meritorious students from rural areas, university provides them 10-30 per cent concession in tuition based on their marks in the qualifying exam for various undergraduate programmes. The students from various Academies of Kalgidhar Trust will be given 50% tution fee waiver during admission to Eternal University, Baru Sahib. Decent fellowships are provided to deserving PhD scholars for teaching at undergraduate level and conducting practical.
The present Vice Chancellor, Dr Harcharan Singh Dhaliwal, PhD California University, holds an extensive experience of about ten years working in advanced laboratories of USA, Switzerland, Israel, Japan and Australia and also the leading plant breeder and bio technologist. He has been taking keen interest in developing and strengthening the university for basic and applied research, institution-industry linkage, transfer of technology and IPRs. There are a number of other faculty members with rich experienceand training in research, management, teaching and extension who are taking the university to reach new heights.