Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth (TMU), Pune was established in 1921, as an education memorial of Lokmanya Bal Gangadhar Tilak, ‘the father of Indian unrest’ and an advocate of National Education. The institute is accredited by NAAC with ‘B+’ grade. Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth is known at the national level for its unique identity for the realization of the ideals of imparting national education and igniting patriotic sentiments amongst the youths during the pre-independence era.
The tremendous work done in the fields of Sanskrit , Ayurveda, Social Sciences and Distance Education was taken into account by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi and on its recommendation the Central Government awarded the status of the “Deemed to be University” to Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth in the year 1987. The award of the Deemed University status accorded the Vidyapeeth recognition at the national level.
All the degrees awarded by the Vidyapeeth are as per the norms and guidelines of UGC, DEC and NCTE. The Vidyapeeth also offers value-added programs like Six-Sigma, Soft-Skills, CAD-CAM-CAE to all in -campus students in order to improve their personality and skills. Today, The Vidyapeeth offers various courses through 12 Board of Studies.
Campus of Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth –
Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth is situated in the heart of the city, the university is spread over 4 acres of land. It is a green pocket surrounded by trees. The Main Building is a sprawling stately structure which brings the rich cultural heritage of the Vidyapeeth to life. The main building houses the office of the Vice-Chancellor and the Registrar, administrative offices, state of the art meeting hall and 15 classrooms.
Facilities at Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth –
- Seminar Halls
- Recreation Room
- Media Centre
- Medical Facilities
Faculties at Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth –
- Faculty of Arts & Fine Arts
- Faculty of Moral & Social sciences
- Faculty of Ayurveda
- Faculty of Management
- Faculty of Distance Education
- Faculty of Modern sciences and Professional skills
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Health sciences
- Faculty of Engineering