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Central University for Tibetan Studies Sarnath University

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  • State : Uttar pradesh
  • City : Varanasi
  • Status : Self-Finance University

Central University for Tibetan Studies Sarnath University

The Central University of Tibetan Studies (CUTS) at Sarnath is one of its kinds in the country.The university was established in 1967. The idea of the university was mooted in course of a dialogue between Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India and His Holiness the Dalai Lama with a view to educating the young Tibetan Diaspora and those from the Himalayan border regions of India, who have religion, culture and language in common with Tibet.


Originally called Central Institute of Higher Tibetan Studies (CIHTS), it began functioning as a constituent wing of the Sampurnananda Sanskrit University, and eventually emerged as an autonomous body in 1977 under the Department of Culture, Ministry of Education, Government of India.






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