The prestigious collaboration of SIST with University of Mysore as the out reach campus in Sri Lanka started in 2007 and the journey continues over a decade now.
University of Mysore is an institution known for its academic excellence, and is adept at imparting nothing less than the best education to its students. The University’s motto, which is "Na Hi GyanenaSadrusham", means “Nothing compares with knowledge”, highlighting the importance of education.
The University of Mysore, which is a public state university in India was established on 27th July, 1916, during the benevolent reign of the Maharaja of Mysore, His Highness Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar. The genesis of the University of Mysore stems from a five year long in-depth reading and analysis on higher education across the globe. The mission of the University of Mysore aims at ‘promoting teaching and research in conventional and traditional domains of Arts, Humanities, Pure and Applied Sciences and Professional disciplines.
30/09/2013 - MYSORE: A view of the Crawford Hall of Mysore University - Express Photo. [Karnataka, Crawford Hall, Mysore University, Building]Today the University has 42 Postgraduate Departments at the Main Campus, Manasagangotri, 2 Postgraduate Centres, viz., Tubinakere, Mandya, Hemagangotri, Hassan with 5 Postgraduate Departments each and one Satellite Centre at Chamarajanagar with 3 Postgraduate Departments. It is providing higher education to about 850,000 students, of which over 10,000 are Postgraduates. As many as 1400 students are from 50 countries pursuing higher studies in this University. Some of these countries are China, Iran, Jordan, Thailand, Indonesia, Egypt, Syria, Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Kajkhastan, Kirghizia, Mongolia, Uganda, Yemen, Kenya, Palestine, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.
The university encompasses 122 affiliated colleges and five constituent colleges. It is also the parent University of University of Bangalore, India. University has two outreach campus; one in Sri Lanka ‘Spectrum Institute of Science & Technology’ and the other in China ‘University of Beijing’