MIT World Peace University

MIT Pune, established in 1983, transformed into MIT World Peace University (WPU) – a state private university – in 2017. It is located in the serene locality of Kothrud in Pune, the cultural capital of Maharashtra and considered to be the “Oxford of the East”, due to its tradition of learning. MIT-WPU has become a major landmark in Pune with its quality of education and architectural grandeur of the buildings on the campus, which are a testimony to its rich legacy of four decades in the academic field. MIT started off as one of the first private sector engineering colleges in Maharashtra and has grown into an educational conglomerate of 72+ institutions, including MIT-WPU. MIT-WPU endeavours to prepare its students to become responsible citizens, adept to face the challenges in a rapidly changing world by incorporating the best of academics and values. It aims to ignite the young minds by reviving India’s time-tested value system, ethos, culture and traditions. MIT-WPU is a centre for scientific, educational, technological and spiritual development of the youth. The unique MIT-WPU method of education believes in generating innovative mindsets and fostering independent thinking, which creates capable and excellent professionals. It offers programs to Indian and foreign students in diverse disciplines such as engineering (and its various branches), medicine, pharmacy, insurance, telecom management, lighting, design, food technology, retail management, business administration, political leadership & governance, distance education, and school education. At any given point of time, more than 50,000 students are pursuing various courses in MIT-WPU. The vision of MIT-WPU explains its philosophy - To be a leading university of excellence, promoting the “Culture of Peace” through value-based “Universal Education System”, with a firm belief that “Union of Science and Religion / Spirituality alone will bring peace to mankind” - To be a world-class space of intellectual distinction in creating extensively trained professionals who will stand for eternal human values and world peace as complete global citizens The mission substantiates this thought - To create a synergy of academics with technology, technology with research, research with industry, industry with economy and economy with social innovation, leading to world peace and positive change in the society - To identify, enhance, hone and nurture the strength of every student to apply scientific knowledge to touch the life of human beings - To foster the spirit of inquiry and imagination in students, to push the envelope of human knowledge and come up with innovative and ground-breaking solutions for wellbeing of the world - To create value and intellectual capital for society that will act as a prime mover for development of the society - To promote the ‘Idea of India’ by sensitizing students about the ethos of democracy, vision of leadership and culture of good governance – To co-create and partner with individuals and organizations that can support students realize their supreme potential