National Police University to be set up at Noida
The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that a world-class National Police University (NPU) will be set-up in Greater Noida. The National Police University will provide for a dynamic, state-of-the-art learning and working environment for the advancement and dissemination of education and research in policing science and related areas.
National Police University
- It will be a multi-disciplinary university and will be established at a prime location in the NCR region on a plot of 100 acres located at IT Park, Tech zone in Greater Noida.
- The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) has offered land on a 90-year lease at a concessional rate at the cost of Rs 371 crore for the University.
- The National Police University will have a dynamic, state-of-the-art learning and working environment dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of education, research and scholarships of the highest quality in the domain of policing science, forensic science, cyber forensics, criminology, criminal justice, risk management and related areas.
- The university will offer students formal education programmes leading to the award of the bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral degrees as well as PG Diploma in specialised niche areas in police sciences, cyber forensics, criminology, criminal justice, forensic science, risk management and allied subjects.
Initially, the university will provide certifications through classroom teachings and later aims to enable the distance learning mode.