Punjab Governor published the formal notification that Khalsa University Amritsar can start their operations in the campus of Khalsa College . KCGC said that they opened admissions to research-oriented courses Only.
MP Capt Amarinder Singh told that he did not welcome this decision and it is not a good decision to open a University near GND University and Khalsa College. He told that when congress comes in power in 2017 then they will revise this decision.
Khalsa College Charitable Society will run the Khalsa University, Amritsar which is currently headed by Satyajit Singh Majithia. He said that the Khalsa College functions under GND University according to ugc grant. He also said that Khalsa University Amritsar comes as a rival to GND University that was originated in 1969
secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina of KCGC told that KUA would come as a world class university which mainly focus on research and job oriented programmes and they did not offer courses that are provided by GND University and Khalsa College . We would try to begin to teach students the Sikh history and several research done on them as well as competitive examinations centre . Also a faculty education programmes .
Art Gallery ,Chief Khalsa Diwan ,the Sikh diaspora and American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee acknowledged this decision.