- To lead in advancing human health through best clinical care, innovative research and education of health professionals in modern medicine in a culture that supports diversity, inclusion, critical thinking and creativity.
We at Texila aim to bring out the most excellent physicians into the society!
- To create health professionals for excellence in the contemporary world of tomorrow.
- To create doctors with compassion for the poor and rich alike.
- To instill excitement of health science in young minds.
- To generate awareness in application of health science and wellness for the welfare of society.
- To provide a supportive global learning and research environment in health and allied sciences rising above the geographical and cultural boundaries.
Mr. S.P. Saju Bhaskar,
Founder and President
As an entrepreneur and the Founder and President of Texila American University, Mr. Saju Bhaskar has a deep understanding of the challenges of leading a major educational institution.
His leadership skills, technological prowess and stewardship has strengthened Texila’s culture of innovation. With his futuristic leadership, he has expanded the university’s verticals and enhanced its global reach over the years.
Mrs. Chithra Lakshmi,
Executive Vice President
Mrs. Chithra Lakshmi has been instrumental in Texila’s growth from conception to reality. With her vast experience in the field of Finance, HR, Strategic Planning, Team Leadership and Gap Analysis & Planning, Mrs. Lakshmi has played a vital role in devising the university’s vision and strategy.
Mrs. Lakshmi oversees the Global Accounting and Finance Operations in Guyana, India, China, Philippines, Hong Kong, USA and UAE.
Dr. Dheeraj Bhansal,
Dr. Dheeraj Bhansal is a respected academic with over two decades of experience in the healthcare field. He is adept at providing academic and technical guidance to students and the institution at large. In his previous roles he has been instrumental in overseeing the functioning of the intuition as a member of the Executive Committee and has also served as a key member of the Quality Assurance Committee. As a skilled administrator, academic and leader, Dr. Dheeraj comes with a unique skillset that will be influential in the institution’s growth going forward.
Dr. Hugh K. Duckworth, MD
Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Hugh K. Duckworth has more than 30 years of experience in a variety of high intensity crisis intervention, management and leadership role. He is a disciplined, committed and responsive individual with strong interpersonal skills that are complementary to results based problem-solving orientation. He has expertise in analysis, interpretation and presentation of complex medical data. Dr. Duckworth comes with a unique background of clinical, management, educational, and leadership experiences.
Mr. Syam Kumar,
Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Kumar brings more than 20 years of experience in the international higher education and offshore medical school sector. He was instrumental in the establishment of multiple Caribbean medical schools and served in various capacities, including as Chief Financial Officer and Vice President. In his early career days, he also worked with Bank of America as a Business Analyst in the Wealth and Investment Management team. Syam’s experience in higher education includes Finance, Admissions, Accreditation, and Operations. Mr. Kumar completed his MS from Texas A&M University, USA, and MBA from Bharatiar University, India. He is also a certified Accreditation Compliance Officer from the Distance Education and Training Council, USA.
Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh Rajput,
Dr. Ajay Kumar Singh Rajput has over 20 years of experience in academic administration. He is adept at handling day to day activities in the Campus. He is actively involved in supervising operational planning and development and managing day-to-day academic administration. Considered as an out-of-the-box thinker, Dr. Rajput has the ability to ideate and transform concepts to reality.
Why Study at Texila?
Texila American University has proven time and again that its academic excellence reflects on its students, making them sought- after professionals after graduating from our campus. Our students are able to thrive in any medical situation across the globe. Creating the finest physicians, Texila plays an integral role in establishing high quality education.
Apart from its green campus, it also boasts of its hi-tech facilities and state-of-the-art facilities and infrastructure. Besides being a world- class education provider for medical education, it is a sure destination to upgrade your future. So, If you are interested in building your future as a medical professional, Texila American University is the perfect place to begin your journey.
Recognition & Memberships
TAU is approved by the National Accreditation Council Guyana, that functions under the Ministry of Education to ensure that the quality of post-secondary education delivered meets the required standards. The recognitions, listings and memberships of TAU include:
National Accreditation council Guyana (NACG)
Registered with NACG to offer programs in Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Public Health, Business and IT
World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS)
Listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools, a database of approved medical schools and colleges worldwide.
Students and Graduates of TAU College of Medicine are eligible to take the United States Medical Licencing Exams (USMLE) conducted by ECFMG
Medical Council of Canada (MCC)
Students and Graduates of TAU College of Medicine are eligible to take the Part 1 & Part II of the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCCQE)
Medical Council of Guyana (MCG)
A regulatory council under the Ministry of Health in Guyana.
Medical Council of India (MCI)
TAU is listed in the Medical Council of India’s list of International Medical Universities accepted for the FMGE exams conducted by MCI.
International Medical Education Directory (IMED)
TAU is listed in WODMS, a joint effort by the International Medical Education Directory and the Avicenna Directory.
Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
ACU is world’s first and oldest international university network. TAU is listed in ACU as an approved university in Guyana, a Commonwealth Nation.
TAU is a member of AMEE, a globally recognized organization which promotes international excellence in health-care education.
TAU is a member of IAU-UNESCO, it is a globally organization serving the higher education community worldwide.
Bhutan Medical and Health Council (BMHC)
TAU graduates are accepted by BMHC, a statutory body in Bhutan which is responsible for recognition of medical qualifications in Bhutan.
TAU has associated with Don Bosco for 1-year Pre-medical program in India
Registered with National Accredition Council, Guyana
Commenced First Batch of Doctor of Medicine
ISSN Number For Our eJournal
Launched EIJASR South American Journal
School of Nursing
Royal College UK Examination Training Program
Graduation ceremony – 1st batch of Doctors
Residency Program in USA 1st e-Conference
2nd e-Conference South American Journal of Medical and Clinical Research
Guyana Campus received Full Registration by National Accreditation Council for 3 years
Listed in the Medical Council of India
Texila International Journal of Basic Medical Sciences
Guyana Campus – Graduation ceremony –3rd batch of Doctors
Guyana Campus – Academic Partnership with Ponce Health Science University – Puerto Rico
New University Campus in Guyana
International Medical conference held in Guyana Campus