Society for higher Education and Practical Applications (SHEPA), is the outcome of foresight, pioneering zeal and philanthropic spirit of renowned business group, ‘Rungta Project Ltd’ which envisioned, created, supported and nurtured it. SHEPA as a pioneering umbrella organisation came into existence in 1999 when it got registered under Indian society Act of 1861. It is located at Nibia, Bachchaon, on Mohansarai-Mughalsarai bypass road in the southwest of Banaras Hindu University. About 10 km away from Varanasi Cantt Rly, Station and about 7 km away from Manduadih Railway Station. SHEPA Campus is spread over 10 acres of lush green land in beautiful, scenic and serene setting with canopies of magnificent avenues. It is housed in multiple modern multi storied majestic building of awe inspiring architectural design with all the updated equipments and infrastructure required for quality ethos. The Wi-Fi campus is a real blend of natural beauty and technological advancement.
Encouraging innovativeness of the students, In order to attain its objectives effectively, it has launched professional programmers in the areas of computer science, management and education under its different institutes in successive stages with a comparatively affordable economic fee-structure. It is equipped with highly rich academic/practical experiences in the areas of their specialization. Eminent academician and practitioners are invited frequently to share their views and experiences on contemporary issues with the staff and students of SHEPA Seminars, conferences and workshops are also organised regularly to provide an opportunity of interaction and interface with the academics of apex institutions.
SHEPA provides an innovative platform for undertaking projects and launching cost-effective, job oriented programmes in the field of higher education with focus on value system and skill development through practical application so as to facilitate and contribute to the employability of the students and the socio-economic conditions of the society and the country at large. SHEPA channelizes all its resources on forging the skills and attitutes and enriching the minds of young scholars with a stress on removal of biases, preconceptions and practitioners with insights and experience. With a view to sharpening the needed skills promoting innovativeness, a strong pedagogical exposure is given to the students which comprises class lectures, presentation, groups, discussion, case method, role play, games and panel discussion. An endeavour is also made to achieve transcendence of the syllabus to expose the students ton new concepts and techniques so as to improve their competencies and sharpen their competitive edge. Thus, SHEPA legitimately take pride in developing and nurturing young individuals with thorough academic grounding and a ‘hands on’ experience of the area they seek to enter. The two institutions of SHEPA are recognized under 2(F) and 12(B) of the U.G.C. which is the apex body in the field of higher education.