New Delhi, Delhi | Approved By : UGC | Estd: 2010
South Asian University-SAU located at and approved by UGC.
South Asian University (SAU) is an International University. It is sponsored by the eight Member States of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC). The following are eight South East Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The University started functioning from 2010, at a temporary campus at Akbar Bhawan, India. Its permanent campus is planned to be set up at Maidan Garhi in South Delhi, India, next to Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). Indian Prime Minister proposed the establishment of a South Asian University at the 12th SAARC Summit-Dhaka, in November 2005 with the aim of providing world-class facilities and professional faculty to students and researchers from SAARC member countries