Who We Are


Plaksha envisions to create problem solvers and ethical leaders who apply their knowledge in science and technology to create transformational impact in the world. By creating an open, inspiring environment where interdisciplinary academic pursuit and cutting-edge research take place within a framework of humanistic values, it seeks to emerge in coming decades as an institution of choice for both faculty and students.

The vision of Plaksha is reflected across three pillars:

Plaksha will be located in Mohali, Punjab India in immediate proximity of the Chandigarh International Airport and in the midst of a rich ecosystem of over 25 academic and research institutes. 

Academic Advisory Board

Our growing International Academic Advisory Board is a group of eminent academic leaders and faculty from Universities around the world to advise the Board of Trustees on academic aspects of the University. As of April 2019, the board consists of seven people including Shankar Sastry (Former Dean of Engineering, UC Berkeley), Anant Agarwal (CEO, EdX; Professor at MIT), James Holloway (Vice Provost for Global Engagement & Interdisciplinary Academic Affairs, University of Michigan).

An Industry advisory board comprising of business leaders across the globe will be constituted to complement the academic advisory board.

Key People

Ambarish Raghuvanshi


Ashish Gupta 


Mohit Thukral


Neeraj Aggarwal