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17th June. Dear visitor an
announcement to honour teachers of Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning
was made after Swami’s evening darshan at Prasanthi Nilayam today. Tomorrow 18th
June 2006 the selected teachers/ educator etc. will receive `Swarna Kankanam'
for their outstanding service in providing the best education in the world. The
Sai Institute has several distinctive features.
The more important among them are…
Teachers must be examples of Love and Truth.
"Teachers are reservoirs from which,
through the process of education, students draw the water of life. If one
student is bad, only that student is affected. But if one teacher is bad,
hundreds of students get spoiled."
18th June: 18th June Devotees sitting inside the Sai Kulwant hall were
full of expectations today since the announcement from yesterday 17th June meant
that an extended and wonderful darshan was almost certain....read more
The Institute has several distinctive features. The more important
among them are:
- Free Education: The
Institute does not charge any type of fees - tuition fees,
laboratory fees, library fees, examination fees, caution deposit and
- An open admission
policy enabling students from
all over the country to seek admission to various courses,
irrespective of income, class, creed, religion or region, making it
truly national in character.
- Merit based selection through a
very comprehensive testing and interviewing procedure giving
adequate weightage to intellectual attainments and intuitive
- A very favourable
teacher-pupil ratio for closer rapport
between students and faculty.
- Residential character of the
Institute with students and faculty staying on the Campuses.
- Development of
Scientific Research at the doctoral level
relevant to the local and national needs; introduction of
educational technology through the installation of a modern space
theatre in rural surroundings providing an opportunity for the
students and the faculty to develop various kinds of simulation
exercises and also formulate programmes of a creative and
- Integrated courses of five
years duration in order to promote talent.
- Maximum number of
working days, fuller utilisation of
national holidays and important festivals for educational purposes
and extension work.
of the Institute in upholding these high ideals may be judged from the
fact that everything operates with clockwork precision. In particular,
there is never any student unrest. Examinations are always held on
schedule as announced, and the Annual Convocation of the Institute
invariably takes place on November 22. Sai students are scattered
throughout the Globe, and wherever they are, they remain committed to
the values they had imbibed while studying.
The Sri Sathya Sai
Institute of Higher Learning was founded on November 22,
1981, by Bhagavan Sri Sathya Sai Baba. An
autonomous body, it has been recognized by the Ministry of
Education, Government of India, and the University Grants
Commission (UGC), as a Deemed University vide their
notification no.F9-11/81-U.3 dt.10.11.1981. The Institute
has been admcitted as a regular member of the Association
of Indian Universities vide their letter no.
The Institute which grew
out of the Colleges founded earlier by Bhagavan Sri Sathya
Sai Baba at Anantapur (A.P.), Whitefield (near Bangalore,
Karnataka) and Prasanthi Nilayam (A.P.), aims at imparting
integral education, development of character being
considered the primary objective of education.
In practical terms, the
programmes offered by the Institute seek to combine the
best of both our ancient traditions, and modern
advancements. While the foundations are the eternal human
values, the superstructure relates to today’s Society. The
Institute subscribes wholly to the concept and practice of
national integration and has adopted an open admission
policy, based on merit, encouraging the enrollment of boys
and girls from all over the country. In order to
effectively mould the student’s personality, hostel living
has been made compulsory and patterned in the ancient