“To understand life is to understand ourselves and that is both the beginning and the end of education.”
.......(Jiddu Krishnamurti in Education and the Significance of Life)
Vasanta College for Women, Rajghat Fort, Varanasi has been one of the oldest institutions of Women’s education. Established in the year 1913, enriched with a legacy of more than 110 years. It unfolds a beautiful blend of the traditional and the contemporary. Jiddu Krishnamurti often stated that the purpose of education is to bring about freedom and love, “the flowering of goodness” and the complete transformation of society. The college thrives on it and the eco-friendly campus located on the banks of river Ganga with green campus, enhances a spirit of co-existence which is conducive for holistic development of the students. The college since its inception has been working toward pursuit of knowledge and excellence.
Optimum transparency in faculty appointments, admission of students, upholding merit happens to be the foremost criterion. The work culture in the college/institution is self motivated. The disciplined atmosphere of the campus is coupled with freedom of thought and expression. The college is known across India for the outstanding student-teacher relationship which is the foundation of learning. Fearlessness, human consciousness, introspection and self learning act as the core institutional value which makes education inclusive. The students of the college are motivated to usher paradigm change and be integral to a globally connected world and continuously emerge with new ideas to make a difference.