National Police University Current Affairs - 2020

Govt to set-up National Police University at Greater Noida

Union Ministry of Home Affairs has announced to set up world-class National Police University (NPU) in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The proposed multi-disciplinary university will provide dynamic, state-of-the-art learning and working environment for advancement and dissemination of education and research in policing science and related areas.

About National Police University (NPU)

It will be established at prime location in the NCR region on a plot of 100 acres located at IT Park, Tech zone in Greater Noida. Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) has offered land on a 90-year lease at concessional rate at the cost of Rs 371 crore.

It will have dynamic, state-of-the-art learning and working environment dedicated to advancement and dissemination of education, research and scholarships of highest quality in the domain of policing science, forensic science, cyber forensics, criminology, criminal justice, risk management and related areas.

It will offer to students formal education programmes leading to award of bachelor’s, masters’ and doctoral degrees as well as PG Diploma in specialised niche areas in police sciences, criminology, criminal justice, cyber forensics, forensic science, risk management and allied subjects with special papers in specified areas using classroom teachings initially and later also through distance learning mode.