Education helps an individual to open their mind, expand it, and explore different horizons. It prepares them to take learned decisions and to embark on a journey of career excellence. Accordingly, they aim to pursue education from the leading institutions, which offer brilliant educational facilities, accompanied by excellent infrastructural and career-development facilities.
One such institute dedicated to produce responsible citizens and focused on their development is Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya (SVVV). Situated at Gram Baroli, Indore, it is a state private university established under Madhya Pradesh Niji Vishwavidyalaya (Sthapana Avam Sanchalan) Adhiniyam.
The university was established with a vision to create an educational environment that engages deep intellectual, moral, and spiritual stimulation, thereby nurturing leadership. It aims to pioneer a ‘mentoring’ based education system with a culture of its own, rooted in Indian ethos and in tune with contemporary times.
SVVV primarily focuses on imparting learning through understanding – knowledge enrichment, skill development, and positive attitude formation. It promotes endurance, excellence, fairness, honesty and transparency as its core values. The university strives to continuously enhance the quality of its academic and research offerings and effectiveness of teaching-learning process as its quality policy. Situated at Indore, SVVV is a multi-disciplinary university focusing on the needs of various segments of the society.
Emphasis on Academic and Infrastructural Excellence
Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya (SVVV) aims to nurture students into lifelong learners. It offers 80+ undergraduate, postgraduate, dual degree, diploma, and Ph.D. programs. The popular programs include B. Tech., B. Tech.+, M. Tech., M.Tech.+, M.B.A., B. Arch., B.Des., BCA+MCA, M.B.A., B. Sc. (Hons), B. Sc.+, M. Sc., and many more.
The entire campus provides an ambiance conducive to teaching and learning. The infrastructure of the university includes administrative block, academic block, library, sports complex, computer hardware and network maintenance cell, auditorium, internet and transportation facility, medical center, and so on.
The Erudite Front Runners
The personalities responsible for leading SVVV towards the path of educational excellence is none other than Purushottamdas Pasari, the Chancellor, and Dr. Upinder Dhar, the Vice Chancellor.
Shri Pasari attained academic excellence and received the degree of M.Com, L.L.B., and diploma in business management. He overcame adverse circumstances and successfully managed Shri Vaishnav Trusts and educational institutions run by the trusts.
Dr. Dhar is a well known educationist in the country. He has authored/ co-authored more than 600 publications. In 2002-03, he was bestowed with Fellowship by ISTD and was recently conferred Ravi J. Matthai National Fellow Award by the Association of Indian Management Schools.
SVVV has collaborated with various renowned organizations to undertake numerous projects. It has signed memorandum of understanding for academic/ technical collaboration with the following:
IBM Pvt. Ltd.
Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea
St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA
Red Hat India
NRDC (Ministry of Science and Technology)
NCSSS (National Cyber Safety and Security Standards)
CISCO Network Academy.
The Success Saga
Throughout its journey towards attaining educational excellence, SVVV has achieved numerous landmarks. Careers 360 rated the Institute of Technology and Science of the university as ‘AAA’ at national level (April 2017, Volume IX, Issue 04). The university was ranked 29th under Nurturing Next – Gen Leaders by Entrepreneur. Competition Success Review recognized the Institute of Technology and Science of the University as a Promising Engineering College under CSR-GHDC Engineering College Survey 2017.
Higher Education Review– 2018 recognized the Institute of Journalism and Mass Communication of the university as one of the Top 20 Promising Media & Mass Communication Colleges in India in 2018. The Knowledge Review recognized the Institute of Architecture of the University amongst the 10 most Innovative Institutes for Architecture in 2018.
Shaping Successful Careers
The university is in the process of establishing relationship with industry and academic institutions of repute in the country and abroad. The overall development of each student is its prime focus. SVVV provides modern curricula and teaching methodologies matching global standards. It lays strong emphasis on not just ‘learning’ but ‘understanding’, and learning by doing.
SVVV recruits highly experienced full-time/ visiting faculty for all programs drawn from leading management and engineering institutions from across the country and abroad. It conducts a unique one-on-one student mentoring program for their all-round personality development. The university maintains strong industry linkages to impart rich hands-on experience to the students.
SVVV believes that it is the responsibility of the institution to develop the students into responsible professionals right from the initial stage. The university considers the students as active partners in managing various activities such as conferences, guest lectures, seminars, placement activities, and so on. It ensures that students plan and take active role in the life of the University rather than remaining passive recipients.
Stepping towards the future, the university intends to provide teaching and training in higher education and make provision for research as well as advancement and dissemination of knowledge. In the days to come, SVVV aims to create centers of excellence for research and development for sharing knowledge and its applications in various domains of life.