Program On Founder's Day
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Program On Founder's Day


Held On : 06-01-2017


Organised By : REVA University


Program On Founder's Day

Held On :

Organised By :

REVA University

Event Highlights : New Initiative to honor the contributions of the Indian Army Personnel(s) to our country.


Guest Details : Padma Bhushan Shri. Shekhar Gupta - Renowned Journalist. Padma Shree Shri. Ignace Tirkey - Former Indian Hockey Player and Captain.


Friday January 6, 2016, Bangalore: On the occasion of their Founder’s Day, Bangalore based REVA University announced a first of its new initiative, allocating sponsored seats to the kin of Indian Armed Forces personnel.Karnataka and Kerala Sub Area and the REVA University have approved the modalities for admissions based on the above.

The initiative aims to acknowledge the noble endeavors and services rendered by the Indian Army, and is a way of tangibly giving back to the respected institution. The approved modalities detail the offering – three fully sponsored seats will be allocated annually to kin of the Indian Army who apply. This could be in any discipline and for the length of the chosen program.


REVA University announces sponsored seats for kin of Indian Army.


Honours Shekhar Gupta, Ignace Tirkey with Lifetime Achievement Awards.


The Chancellor of REVA University said, “We are honoured to commence this initiative. The Indian Army deserve all the goodness that we can give them. Words cannot express the nobility and courage our men and women in the army have and their sacrifices have the country’s eternal gratitude. This is our way of trying to express our thanks in a way that enriches the lives of the people that are closest to.”


GOC K and K Sub Area said that, “We are grateful that our love for the country is being appreciated by REVA University in a very real and tangible way. While the nation is our family, it is heartening to be a part of initiatives where we know our families are deriving significant benefits and are being taken care of too. We are grateful to the management of REVA University for this generosity and look forward to a long and continued association.”


As one of the best practices, REVA University chooses to felicitate certain eminent personalities every year. This year the Guests of Honourwere Mr.Shekhar Gupta,Journalist, Author and Padma Bhushan awardee and Mr. Ignace Tirkey, former captainof the Indian Hockey team and Padma Shree awardee with the “REVA University Lifetime Achievement Award 2017 ”for theirexemplary and stellar contributions to theirrespective fields. Students, faculty, staff and the entire REVA University team came together to applaud their vision and commitment towards their respective professions. Both guests addressed the student gathering with inspiring speeches.


The recipient of this prestigious award in 2016 was Shri. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, ISRO, in recognition of his initiatives that touched and changed not only the scientist community but also millions of common men and women.


Dr. P. Shyama Raju said, “We are very pleased to felicitate the achievements of eminent personalities like Mr. Shekhar Gupta who needs no introduction. Mr. Ignace Tirkey is a name that will resonate with sports aficionados. In a country obsessed with cricket, talent like his is needed to take other sport in the country to new heights. It is our honour and pleasure that they have graced our students and teams with their presence.”


About REVA University – A Class Apart :

REVA University has been established under the REVA University Act, 2012 of the Government of Karnataka and notified in Karnataka State Gazette No. 80 dated 27th February, 2012. The University is empowered by UGC to award degrees under Sec.22 of the UGC Act and is a member of Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi. The University offers Graduate, Post Graduate, PG Diploma and Doctoral programs in Engineering, Science and Technology, Architecture, Commerce, Management Studies, Law, Arts and Humanities. The University has 12000 + students studying in various branches of programs at graduate and post graduate level and 196 Scholars pursuing research leading to PhD in 18 disciplines. They are guided by 800+ well qualified experienced faculty members. Recognizing the fast growth of the University and its quality in imparting higher education, the BERG (Business Excellence and Research Group), Singapore has awarded BERG Education Awards 2015 to REVA University as the “Promising upcoming University”. REVA focuses on promoting universal and equitable access to education to all sections of the society and prepares students with knowledge, wisdom and patriotism to face the global challenges and become the top leaders of the country. It inculcates among students the most required skills, creative, analytical, innovative minds and self-confidence to compete in the dynamic global market place. All academic programs of REVA University are industry integrated, well planned and designed after detailed study of present day market and the input from the industries, entrepreneurs’ and experts in different sectors. For more details log on to


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