Veer Kunwar Singh University, Arrah named after the well-known national hero and legendary freedom fighter Veer Kunwar Singh is a public university in the city of Arrah in the state of Bihar, India. One of the pioneer universities across the country, the V. K. S. University with its focus on providing value-based quality education to its students was established by the Bihar Universities Act 1976 (As Amended Act 9 of 1992) in the year 1992 and is recognized under University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi. The aim of the University is to help students to become well-rounded individuals who can think critically and imaginatively about the present-day issues and the challenges from multiple perspectives, communicate effectively and become leaders with a commitment to public service. The education here carries a strong emphasis on foundational knowledge, thorough academic research based on rigorous pedagogy, and hands-on experience with real, societal challenges. The students in campus, drawn from the various states of the country, receive interdisciplinary education through the newly implemented Choice Based Credit System at the post-graduate programme level run by the University.
Veer Kunwar Singh University—a dedicated Arts, Commerce, Science and Humanities institution—aims to reach the standards of rigorous, original research and intellectual freedom envisioned by the premier institutions of higher learning in the country. The Various programmes offered here aim at producing notable academic, visionary scientists, sensible citizens and social leaders of tomorrow through multidisciplinary, value-based quality education. The undergraduate programmes of the University are designed to produce service-minded, critical thinkers who approach the challenges within and before the country not just from a discipline-specific perspective but from a holistic and sustainable perspective. The University envisions to make individuals capable to evaluate the problem from a rather wider social standpoint and find a solution to it. In the various post-graduate programmes offered by the University, the students are trained both, on how to face the contemporary challenges in the present socio-economic scenario as well as, how to find a sustainable solution through research-based rigorous analysis to emerging as highly qualified, competent and effective leaders.