Chancellor Profile

When the dream is to bring world class education to the masses…

When the dream is to participate in nation building……

The dreamer has to start young…..

At a young age of 23 years, Mr.Pankaj Agarwal laid the foundation of Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional College, with just 22 students and a couple of faculty members, his gaze on the stars and feet firmly affixed in reality. Since then he has been moving from strength to strength.Dynamism, innovation, perseverance, courage, discipline and empathy illustrate a few dimensions of the multi-faceted personality of Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, Chancellor of Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University.

Born and brought up in Lucknow, his quest for perfection led him to pursue B.Tech (Civil Engineering) at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur. Skillful application of concepts won him the coveted Gold Medal for the best project in his stream. After a short stint of work experience at EIL, Mr. Pankaj Agarwal made his foray in the domain of Education.

With a vision of bringing world class education to the youth of Uttar Pradesh he laid the foundation of Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges (SRMGPC) in Lucknow. His eye for precision won the group many awards and soon SRMGPC became the hallmark for quality. Envisioning the need of children for quality education, Mr.Agarwal set up a premier day-boarding school under the banner of Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Public School in 2005. Determination to attain world class educational standards led Mr. Pankaj Agarwal to establish Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University in 2012.

The University format he visualized gave greater freedom to assemble and continuously upgrade courses, giving students a cutting edge in their career. Under his keen eye the University focuses on Holistic development of students.Academic endeavours are balanced with a host of extracurricular activities, executed through various clubs. A delicate equilibrium has also been established between retaining our rich cultural heritage while adopting best practices from all over the world. He encourages the creation of an academic environment by promoting research endeavours of faculty and students.

Realizing the importance of Information Technology, the future of computer application and to channelize the wealth of Human resource being created at Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges and Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Mr. Agarwal launched IT Companies: STPL (Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Techsol Pvt. Ltd.) and SRDT (Shri Ramwaroop Digital Technologies).

Realizing the importance of Information Technology, the future of computer application and to channelize the wealth of Human resource being created at Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Group of Professional Colleges and Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University, Mr. Agarwal launched IT Companies: STPL (Shri Ramswaroop Memorial Techsol Pvt. Ltd.) and SRDT (Shri Ramwaroop Digital Technologies).

Corporate Social Responsibility is an important dimension of all ventures initiated by Mr.Agarwal. ‘Apni Pathshala’ a parallel school with 4 centres across the city has provided the light of education to more than 1800 under privileged children. Several scholarship schemes for meritorious and economically backward students have been established to promote competitiveness and create equality of opportunity for all.

His entrepreneurial streak has manifested itself in several successful commercial ventures and won him the “Young Entrepreneur Award” from The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE), Uttar Pradesh.

He is the recipient of ‘Eduprenuers Award-2013’, by “Engineering Watch” magazine for his contribution to engineering education in India, upon recommendation of Dr. R.K. Khandal, Vice-Chancellor, Gautam Buddha Technical University

Mr.Pankaj Agarwal was felicitated by the Hon'ble Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik for his examplry gesture of being a regular blood donar at 'Raktdan ko Samman Samaroh' a glittering ceremony, organized by the Department of Transfusion Medicine-King George's Medical University.

Recently, Mr. Pankaj Agarwal, was awarded for "Excellence in Education” - Uttar Pradesh - Uttarakhand by the “The Times of India Group”,at a glittering ceremony by Hon. Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Ram Naik.

In addition to being an Educationist, Mr. Agarwal is an avid sportsperson. Cricket is his passion and aviation sports challenges his intellect. He excels in golf and has many national and international awards to his credit.

Under his astute and benevolent guidance, Shri Ramswaroop University is poised for rapid growth while maintaining highest quality standards in the educational arena.