Ajeenkya DY Patil University
An Epitome of Global Education Edifying Quality Pedagogy
With a vision to contribute to innovation enabled Indian Society Ajeenkya DY Patil University, Pune has been established under Maharashtra Govt. Act III of 2015 of the Government of Maharashtra and is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC). It aims to develop new solutions and utilize the widespread knowledge base while elevating the quality of life for every Indian.
The university offers the best undergraduate and postgraduate programs in unique areas, linked to exemplary ‘ADYPU Student Experience’, which is supported by excellent amenities and highly talented and motivated teaching staff. It presently offers 80 undergraduate and interdisciplinary postgraduate programs through its nine schools of study – School of Design, School of Engineering, School of Law, School of Film and Media, School of Hotel Management, School of Information Technology, School of Management, School of Architecture, and School of Liberal Arts.
An Articulated Statesman of the Education Fraternity
A veteran personality Prof. Hrridaysh Deshpande is the Vice-Chancellor at ADYPU. He has extensive experience of 27 years in the education field. He is also the Director of Ajeenkya DY Patil Group and Grand Port Hospital, Mumbai, and a member of Governing Body & Board of Management of the University. He is a proficient, enthusiastic, and energetic educator and a global innovation facilitator, who is passionately committed to innovation, design, and education. His performance-driven self is capable of expanding the limits of traditional thinking through the development and realization of aggressive and ambitious projects.
He has been associated with the India Design Council (IDC) as its consultant advisor. Under the aegis of IDC, he spearheaded the India Design Mark program in cooperation with the Good Design Award, Japan. He has been the jury member for Good Design Awards, Japan in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2017 editions. He has been the jury member for the world’s largest student design competition – Taiwan International Student Design Competition in 2015 and 2017.
He has been a member of the CII National Committee on Design. He has authored three India Design Reports published in 2009, 2011, and 2014. He has been curating, planning, and executing the CII NID Design Summit for the last 6 years. In the year 2011, he helped CII initiate the CII Design Excellence Awards and has been managing these awards since then. During his work with CII, he also helped to initiate the CII Industrial Innovation Awards in 2014. Recently he authored a report on “Future of Design Education in India” published by the British Council in India. He edited a compilation of 4 volumes of Indian Innovation Case Studies for the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.
Over the years, Prof. Hrridaysh has acquired proficiency in business innovation strategy and design-driven innovation. He focuses on structured innovation practices for organizational innovation via appropriate tools, methods, and processes. He has worked on several committees on innovation and has been a speaker at many prestigious forums. He has assisted leading companies across a range of industries through his work.
Becoming an ADYPU Student – Once in a Lifetime Experience
ADYPU is situated at the DY Patil Knowledge City, which is a serene campus with luscious green landscapes and top-notch architecture. The campus offers students with state-of-the-art facilities like auditoriums, studios, classrooms, video projection systems, and accommodations. ADYPU emphasizes student-centered learning, personal development, creativity, intellectual rigor, and technical ability aimed at increasing independence of approach, thoughts, and process.
The campus life at ADYPU is an amalgamation of disciplined academics and a fun-filled atmosphere. The students can actively participate in a myriad range of social and cultural activities and experience a unique learning approach. It hosts various sports ranging from competitive sports to basic fitness programs and organizes extra-curricular activities to bestow students with different opportunities and exposures. Overall, it focuses on providing students with distinctive and holistic training to boost both personal and professional growth. Its purpose is to transform students into thinkers, dreamers, and innovators of tomorrow by directing academic excellence in teaching, research, and quality of service. It is proud to call itself an innovation university that focuses on the pursuit of innovation in all its activities and offerings.
The Top 10 Reasons to Join ADYPU:
● Customized Education for students.
● Global Immersion for international exposure of learning.
● Standard Based Curriculum to deliver the best.
● T-shaped Professional development of students.
● Innovation Factory to embrace creativity and new ideas.
● i-lead Program to craft leadership in students.
● Innovation-driven Education to make students future-ready.
● Higher Placements to enable a secure and successful future.
● Student-Centric Teaching & Learning with new technologies and methodologies.
● Rich Student Experience to make learning seamless and enjoyable.
An Overview about the ADYPU’s Schools
➢ School of Engineering
With a vision to better prepare engineering graduates to meet the needs of engineering employers and meet the expectations of our society to catapult India to the next generation of excellence, ADYPU created an Innovative Engineering Education for the 21st century.
● Undergraduate Programs include B.Tech in Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology- Medical Biotechnology & Food Technology; Mechatronics, and Robotics Engineering; Artificial Intelligence and Data Science; and more.
● Postgraduate Programs include M.Tech in Bioengineering- Biotechnology- Biomedical Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning, Computer Integrated Manufacturing, and much more.
● Postgraduate Diploma includes Cyber Security and Cloud Technology.
➢ School of Law
The School of Law is a special place that is committed to impart exceptional legal education, which is an impeccable combination of academic rigor and hands-on practical experience.
● Undergraduate Programs include Bachelor of Legislative Law (LLB) and Integrated Bachelor of Legislative Law (BA LLB)
● Postgraduate Programs include Master of Laws (LLM)
➢ School of Film and Media
Nurturing the next generation of media, communication, and film professionals, the School of Film and Media thrives on a simple philosophy of delivering inspiring instruction in a stimulating environment.
● Undergraduate Programs include BBA in Digital Marketing & Social Media, Film Media, and Media and Communication.
➢ School of Management
Living in these dynamic times, the way business is conducted has changed so it is imperative to change the way business management is taught too. Hence, the School of Management created a pioneering new model of business education, which is unbeatable.
● Undergraduate Programs include BBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Sales and Marketing, Family Business, and E-Commerce.
● Postgraduate Programs include MBA in Business Innovation & Strategy, Media and Communication, Marketing, Finance, HR, MBA Operations Management, and Entrepreneurship.
➢ School of Liberal Arts
It offers a well-rounded and broad-based knowledge in a variety of subjects enriching and expanding student’s ability to think and communicate independently using critical, creative, and analytical skills.
● Undergraduate Programs include BA Liberal Arts with Specializations in English, Sociology, Economics, Global Affairs, and Psychology.
➢ School of Design
The School of Design offers highly experiential, hands-on programs with a unique learning experience to explore new ways of generating cutting-edge solutions using creativity and design principles.
● Undergraduate Programs includes Bachelor of Design in Automobile Design, Product Design, Graphic Design, and Fashion Design
● Postgraduate Programs include Master of Design in Automobile Design, Engineering Product Design, and Computer Interaction Design
● Postgraduate Diploma includes Digital Modeling
➢ School of Hotel Management
Focusing on developing professionals for the evolving world of hospitality, the school of Hotel Management delivers exceptional hospitality management programs that blend the international quality of hospitality with a flair for business.
● Undergraduate Programs include B.Sc. Culinary Arts, B.Sc. Hospitality and Hotel Administration.
● Postgraduate Programs include M.Sc. Hotel Management.
➢ School of Architecture
The School of Architecture offers a curriculum combining the skills of logical analysis, critical judgment, and creativity to produce world-class building.
● Undergraduate Programs include B.Arch (Bachelor of Architecture)
● Postgraduate Programs include M.Arch (Master of Architecture)
➢ School of Information Technology
Preparing students to become top-notch analysts, programmers, developers, and administrations, the School of Information Technology is an ideal choice for IT aspirants.
● Undergraduate Programs include BSc, B. Tech, and BCA in various fields.
● Postgraduate Programs include MCA – Cloud Technology (CT).
Efficiently Overcoming Pandemic Hurdles
At the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, the university faced difficulties as the educational institutions were closed due to lockdown. In these challenging times, ADYPU’s visionary leadership and its team of committed educators were able to regulate learning and meeting targets with great strategic planning.
ADYPU quickly adopted the online learning platform and maintained the teaching-learning continuum with safety standards. It continued the learning, training, and placement drives with digital engagement activities. The school is providing online classes, conducting semester examinations regularly. Recently, ADYPU hosted the Digital Convocation for the students of the academic session 2020-2021. The institute is also starting a digital learning video platform for all the students who wish to take lessons from educators of ADYPU.
Winning Prestigious Honors
ADYPU is a prominent institute that has won many remarkable recognitions and awards under its name. Here are some of their recent titles:
● Winner of the 18th Elets World Education Awards-2021 under the category for most Promising Engineering Institute in India, Excellence in Course Curriculum & Design, and Leading University in Innovation
● Achievers of Pune by Lokmat in 2021
● Innovation in Education Award by Economic Times in 2020
● Outstanding Industry and Academic Contributor by ASSOCHAM in 2020
An Exceptional Future
In the upcoming five years, the ADYPU aims to be recognized as one of the leading institutions in the country for academic excellence in teaching, research, and quality of service. Its guiding principles of inspiration, intuition, imagination, and innovation have been key growth drivers for the institute to flourish holistically.
The university envisions that with its robust curriculum and global outlook, the students will gain positions to advise, create, and lead ventures to form a better society that will drive the innovation economy. This fusion of customized and traditional learning will create graduates that will be most desired by entrepreneurial ventures, start-ups, firms, technology-centric companies, IT sectors, and leading business consultancies.