Ajeenkya DY Patil University– Educating Students to Meet the Challenges of a Rapidly Changing World

The University aims to contribute to the creation of innovation oriented Indian society by focusing on academic excellence in teaching, research and quality of service.

Promoting a Culturally Vibrant Campus

Ajeenkya DY Patil University (ADYPU), Pune was established under Maharashtra Govt. Act III of 2015 of Government of Maharashtra and is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The university preserves and promotes a multicultural, multi-ethnic, and all-inclusive cultural ambience for its students. They uphold and respect the principle of equal opportunity. Students from all different nationalities, castes, creeds, cultures and religions study in this university. They are provided with multiple opportunities to mingle with the world and gain international exposure through its strategic student exchange program (SEP). The University has achieved global immersion in many ways. They are affiliated to more than 20 renowned global universities and colleges from USA, UK, Canada, Germany and other countries for a unique SEP.

Stellar Educational and Infrastructural Facilities

The university aims to help transform individuals into the thinkers, dreamers, and innovators of tomorrow. ADYPU has 6 different schools: School of Design, School of Engineering, School of Management, School of Film and Media, School of Liberal Arts, and School of Law. Through these schools the university offers 55 different degrees and postgraduate programs.

ADYPU offers standards-based, business-validated, and competency-driven curriculum which has been inspired out of global academic accreditation frameworks such as Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET, USA), Computing Science Accreditation Board (CSAB, USA), National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD, USA), and the Subject Benchmark Statements as provided by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), UK. The ADYPU curriculum offers the most important advantage: it is credit-based, student-centric and flexible. Since it is credit-based, students have a greater flexibility to choose from among various courses.

ADYPU delivers a high-quality legal education in India. The legal programs offer the best blend of exquisite instruction (by the experienced and qualified teachers), with an experiential approach to learning law. The program delivery is based on practical industry challenges and up-to-date and current legal procedures. The teaching methodology adopted by the Law School is unique and time-tested and customized for each discipline of study. For example, corporate law students are exposed to significant case studies and research-based activities which help build a strong foundation of legal knowledge. For Civil law, the emphasis is laid on developing a practical understanding of drafting variety of deeds and legal contracts. The students are also trained on writing and filing petitions in civil law courts. For criminal law, a number of mock sessions are organized to develop legal argumentative communication skills. The university adopts an optimum blend of theory and essential practical approach to build a strong foundation of legal knowledge for our students.

The University is ensconced in a 100 acre fresh green campus at Lohegaon, 12 kilometers from Pune-airport. The campus is accessible by air and roadways and offers its students a calm, beautiful and real natural ambience with the state-of-art academic, sport and healthcare facilities. University offers exquisite infrastructure, expert and knowledgeable lecturers, cooperative and motivating academic staff, laboratories, libraries, twenty-four hours internet-access, quality food outlets with variety of food choices, and many more.

The President of ADYPU

Dr Ajeenkya DY Patil is the President of Ajeenkya DY Patil University, and Chairman of Ajeenkya DY Patil Group (ADYPG). He holds leadership positions in several other organizations such as Vice President, Continental Medicare Foundation; Managing Director, Trancefx Studios; Vice President, DY Patil Educational Academy; and so on. Dr Patil has a Master’s in Business Administration from Richmond College, UK. He has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom, for his outstanding achievements in the fields of education, healthcare and social services. Dr Ajeenkya DY Patil is a personification of exceptional leadership ability, with an accomplished track record in articulating a compelling vision and successfully leading institutional change while responding to diverse challenges and interests.

Career Opportunities

The students are exposed to industry from their very first semester and they work in industry as a part of industry internship program. Students gain a vital experience of working on various projects in industry and this immediately brings them in tune with real challenges and opportunities thereof. By the time they graduate, they already get a cumulative 10 to 12 months of work-experience on their resume, delivering them an edge in the job market. With their approach and efforts, ADYPG has successfully placed 100% of students from all their 6 different schools in the last academic year, 2017-18.

Words of Trust

“At ADYPU the life is completely different. I just want to stay here whole life and learn. Before joining the school of film and media, I just thought I would need to study a few things but when I came here, I really understood and enjoyed learning so many different aspects of media and film program that I never imagined. It is a great lifetime institution of learning”

– Kalyani Gandhi, BBA Film and Media, III year student.

“The teachers here are very knowledgeable and they are in fact industry professional closely connected to real automobile industry. While learning automobile design here, I felt I was actually working in a multinational company under a few industry stalwarts. The real mix of art, design and hard work which my teachers taught proved a great asset for me”

– Rajiv Sundaran, MDes, DYPDC School of Design.

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