Private Universities in Maharashtra

S.No. University Name Date of Establishment
1 Ajeenkya D.Y. Patil University  
2 Amity University 25.07.2014
3 Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University 13.02.2015
4 D Y Patil International University 14.03.2018
5 D. Y. Patil University 16.07.2019
6 MIT World Peace University 05.06.2017
7 Flame University  
8 G.H.Raisoni University 20.07.2018
9 MGM University 09.09.2019
10 MIT Art Design and Technology University 13.10.2015
11 Mody University of Science & Technology 16-09-2013
12 Sandip University 09.10.2015
13 Sanjay Ghodawat University 13.07.2017
14 Somaiya Vidyavihar University 26.08.2019
15 Spicer Adventist University 25.06.2014
16 Sri Balaji University 20.08.2019
17 Symbiosis Skills and Open University 05.05.2017
18 Vijaybhoomi University 13.09.2019
19 Vishwakarma University  


  • Ajeenkya D.Y. Patil University

Ajeenkya DY Patil University (ADYPU) was established in 2015. The university is ranked 10th in Emerging Engineering Institutes Placement by Times Engineering Survey 2020 and ranked 3rd in Top Emerging Institutes. ADYPU offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Ph.D. programs in the discipline of Engineering, Management, Design, and many more.

  • Amity University

Amity University Mumbai was established in the year 2014. The university was established under Maharashtra Govt. Act. The campus offers a variety of courses in various undergraduate and postgraduate programs like B.A., B.Tech, B.C.A., M.Sc., M.F.A., M.B.A., M.Tech, and more.

Amity University Mumbai claims to be the best private university in India, serves as an academic hub for prospective students and parents seeking information on Amity University Mumbai as well as providing a platform for industry interaction, guest lectures & other academic activities.

  • Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University (CSMU), Navi Mumbai is a private university, recognized by UGC and Govt. of Maharashtra, located on the outskirts of Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra. The university was conceptualized with a vision and target to impart quality education in all spheres of high learning in India. CSMU provides various UG, PG, Diploma, and Ph.D. level programs in various disciplines and its specializations under many departments.

  • D Y Patil International University

D.Y. Patil International University has become operational as a State Private University in the year 2018. It has been awarded the “Best Academic Innovative Curriculum Award” by the All India Council of Robotics and Automation. It offers 7 undergraduate, 2 postgraduate, 3 Diploma, and doctoral programs in different fields. 

  • D. Y. Patil University

Padmashree Dr. D.Y Patil University, Navi Mumbai was established to add quality to all spheres of higher learning in general and health services in particular. The University’s objective is to impart and disseminate knowledge and to provide facilities for research and development in the emerging areas of Health Sciences, Science and Technology, Business Management, Hospitality Management, Law, Liberal Education, Teacher’s Education, Sports, etc.

  • MIT World Peace University

MIT World Peace University (MITWPU), Pune is ranked 138 among the ranked institutions in the engineering category by NIRF and ranked 24 in all institutes IITs, NITs, and Governments institutes and ranked as 14 in all Private Engineering institutes in India. The university provides 100% placement assistance to its students. More than 500 companies visited for on-campus recruitment. The highest salary package offered amounts to INR 37.26 LPA. MIT WPU Pune has a state of the art campus, students can take a 360 Virtual Tour of the university campus.

MITWPU Pune offers degree and doctorate programs in the discipline of Engineering, Pharmacy, Law, Journalism, Management, etc. The university also has an MIT School of Distance Education, Pune offering postgraduate diploma courses in the discipline of Management, Marketing, Finance, etc.

  • Flame University

FLAME University offers various programs across various disciplines, anchored in the core ethos of liberal education. Admission to UG courses is done on the basis of an entrance test conducted by the University namely FEAT. On the other hand, admission to the MBA is done on the basis of the score of CAT/XAT/MAT/CMAT.

  • G.H.Raisoni University

G.H Raisoni University (GHRU) is a private university established in the year 2016. The university is located in Sausar, Madhya Pradesh. It is part of the Raisoni Group of Institutions. GHRU offers undergraduate and postgraduate programs in various streams like engineering, agriculture, pharmacy, business administration, etc.

  • MGM University

MGM University, Aurangabad, established under the MGM Educational Trust- 1982, based on the ideologies of The Father of the Nation- Mahatma Gandhi. It is listed amongst the top 10 private engineering colleges in India by AISEET and awarded ‘Institute of Excellence Award by NPTEL. It is considered as a premier academic institution that encourages students to pursue higher education in streams like Classical Dance, Painting, Arts, Engineering, Architecture, etc. This has been made possible through its 6 campuses and over 70 affiliated colleges. 

  • MIT Art Design and Technology University

MIT Art, Design and Technology (MIT ADT) University is located in Pune, Maharashtra, and was established in the year 1983. It offers B.Tech (Regular & Integrated), BFA, BPA, BA, B.Sc., B.Des., B.Arch. and BBA courses at UG level. MIT ADT University also offers M.Tech, MFA, MA, MPA, MBA, M.Des. and M.Sc. courses at PG level. Ph.D. program is also offered by the university along with Diploma and PG Diploma courses.

  • Mody University of Science & Technology

Mody University is a Private university aimed at helping the girl population avail quality education with world-class techniques in an IT-savvy environment. It gives the students an opportunity to study the subject they want. They can choose from numerous undergraduate and postgraduate courses of different disciplines like Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Management, Law, Fashion, Interior Design, Architecture, Physiotherapy, Agriculture, etc

  • Sandip University

Sandip University is a Private University located in Nashik, Maharashtra, and was established in the year 2016. The University is approved by UGC. It offers various Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the field of Engineering & Technology, Health Sciences, Law and Management. It also provides a Ph.D. research program that includes an internship as well as placement facilities.

The University is 1st Mega University in North Maharashtra and ranks among the ‘Top 10 Emerging Universities of India’. It has a world-class infrastructure with a vast 250+ acres Wi-Fi enabled campus and 24 by 7 Security system.

Sandip University also offers various academic programs in collaboration with various renowned technical institutes in India such as CDAC and IBM etc. These study programs offer immense career opportunities to the candidates at a global level. It also enables the faculty to gain an international perspective in their chosen field of study.

  • Sanjay Ghodawat University

Sanjay Ghodawat University (Formerly called Sanjay Ghodawat Group of Institutions) is the only Private (Self Financed) University in the South Western region belt of the Maharashtra State. Its uniqueness lies in the world-class academic culture for innovative teaching-learning practices with an emphasis on research and innovation. The University has roped in the best of academic professionals and experts in the teaching field and provides world-class supportive infrastructure for the purpose. It offers UG, PG, and Ph.D. courses in Liberal Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy, and Computer Science and Applications.

  • Somaiya Vidyavihar University

Somaiya Vidyavihar is an educational campus located in the Vidyavihar suburb of Mumbai. It is the second-largest campus in Mumbai, superseded only by the Powai campus of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB). It is approximately 60 acres (24 ha).

The entire campus is owned and operated by the 'Somaiya Trust'. It is also has a sister campus in Sion, another suburb of Mumbai, called Somaiya Ayurvihar.

  • Spicer Adventist University

Spicer Adventist University, Pune, is part of the global Seventh-day Adventist System of Education consisting of 52 Universities, hundreds of Colleges/Seminaries, and thousands of Schools spread in almost all the countries of the world.

Spicer Adventist University established vide Maharashtra Act XIV of 2014, is the second Self-financing Private University and the first Christian Minority Institution in the State of Maharashtra. Located on a beautiful 60-acre campus blessed with a pleasant ambiance of green lawns, trees, shrubs, and flowers, majestic buildings, and paved roads, the university occupies an important place in the academic life of Pune City, also known as the ‘Oxford of the East’.

  • Sri Balaji University

Sri Balaji University (Sri Balaji Society) is ranked as one of the top three for ‘visiting faculties’ in India by ‘Business India’. The society has a number of management institutes that provide programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Admission to these courses is done on the basis of national level entrance examinations like CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT, etc.

  • Symbiosis Skills and Open University

Symbiosis Skills and Professional University (SSPU) is a part of Symbiosis imparting knowledge in the fields of skill development. The institute is ranked among the Top 50 Private Universities in India by ARIIA 2020. Students from the university are placed in well-reputed companies such as Rayna, TATA Motors, Nichrome, Pantaloons, etc. for internships. SSPU Pune offers Undergraduate and Diploma courses in the streams of Engineering, Management, and Science, admission to which is mainly based on merits obtained by the student in the qualifying exams. The final selection of the applicant for admission is done only after clearing the interview round. Whereas the BArch course demands NATA or JEE Main exam score for its admission.

  • Vijaybhoomi University

Vijaybhoomi University is India's first liberal university, which aspires to offer relevant and quality education and engage in high-quality research in engineering, business, law, science, and liberal arts. Our university, based in Karjat, Raigad, is devoted to nurturing holistic, socially responsible, and continuously employable professionals who make a positive difference in the world. We do not just focus on making an individual "industry-ready" instead we focus on developing his personality to face and transcend any challenge in any niche.

  • Vishwakarma University

Vishwakarma University (VU) is a state private university established in 2017 in Pune, Maharashtra. The university offers academic courses in the streams of arts, science, commerce, law, architecture, pharmacy, and journalism at UG and PG levels. VU also offers certificate courses for different specializations. Admissions to the B.A, B.Sc, BBA, M.A, and M.Sc are merit-based, while admissions to B.Des, B.Tech, B.Arch, B.Pharm, BBA.LLB, LLB, LLM, MBA, M.Tech, M.Des, and Ph.D. courses are based on entrance examinations. A variety of entrance exams are accepted. A University conducted entrance test is also offered as an alternative.

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