GNA University is one of the industry led universities, approved by Govt. of Punjab vide Punjab Act no. 17 of 2014, promoted by S. Amar Singh Educational Charitable Trust, Jalandhar. The university has lush green upcountry campus located at Sri Hargobindgarh on Phagwara – Hoshiarpur state highway with easy road, rail and air connectivity. The nearest railway station, Phagwara Junction is just 6kms from the university campus and is a regular halt for all major trains. The nearest airport i.e. Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport, Amritsar is just 100 Kms from university campus and has regular flights from all parts of the world. GNA University is led by S Gursaran Singh, Chancellor who is a well known name not only in the state of Punjab but among entire automobile and auto component manufacturing industry in the country. All operational and strategic areas of GNA University are looked after by its pro-chancellor S Gurdeep Sihra, an experienced and seasoned industrialist with a determined vision of imparting quality teaching and learning to the students.
The academic curriculum of GNA University is delivered through various schools such as School of Engineering and Technology, Art and Design, Design and Innovation, Hospitality, Computational Sciences, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences etc. The university puts great emphasis on research through its faculty and students. Students have undertaken different research projects on nearby towns like Phagwara, Hoshiarpur and Jalandhar to help society in addressing relevant issues like waste management, conservation of energy, traffic management etc.
Being an industry led university; GNA University has set out a very clear agenda to have strong industry – academic interface. The work done under this agenda includes arranging guest lectures by industry experts, taking students for exploratory industrial visits, having visiting faculty from Industry on board, encouraging students to do live industry projects, participation of industry experts in various activities of the university like discussion on course curriculum as a part of Board of Studies, attending conferences and conclaves organized by university etc. Live projects by students during their summer internship are also worked in detail by the university which enables its students to get job ready and fetch good jobs at handsome salary package.
GNA University’s wi-fi campus has impressive infrastructure with well equipped labs, lecture theatres, seminar halls, workshops, and separate hostel for boys and girls, transport facility is available from all nearby towns. The university offers attractive scholarships to all deserving students on the basis of their merit in qualifying examinations. There is special scholarship scheme for girl students by the university. In wider terms GNA University offers a world of opportunities to its students which will help them in achieving success in their life.