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Tuesday, 13 January 2015

The world's 1st university

World's 1st university

Before 700 B.C., there was a giant University at Takshashila, northwest area of Bharat (India).
Takshashila is the old name of Taxila, in the kingdom of Gandhar. Almost 68 subjects were taught at that university and the least entry age, was 16.

 In one period, it had more then 10,500 students together with those from Babylon, Greece, Syria, and China.

High qualified masters taught the vedas, languages, philosophy, medicine, grammar, surgery, politics, archery, accounts, warfare, astronomy, commerce, documentation, music, dance and other drama arts, futurology, mystical sciences, complex mathematical calculations.

The jury of masters at the university Along with legendary scholars likes Kautilya, Panini, Jivak and Vishnu Sharma. Consequently, the idea of a full-fledged university was developed in India.