The MIT Group of Institutions
MIT Group of Institutions initiated the revolutionary spread of technical education in Maharashtra facilitating quality education to a knowledge deprived society which was then depended on a very few Government Engineering Institutions. Maharashtra Institute of Technology, the flagship institute of MIT Group of institutions was established in the year 1983, under the trust called MAEER acronym for "Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research, Pune". MIT is one of the first nine private Engineering institutions of Maharashtra. It's a dream come true of a simple and dedicated teacher Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, founder of MIT Group who coveted that the quality education should reach masses and made available to every merit holder irrespective of one's class, creed or religion.
What makes MIT special is the strong ethical foundation upon which MIT Group has embarked. Its life-mission of imparting education with five main principles of Holistic Social Development Policy:
- To develop a spirit of inquiry and achieve Academic Excellence,
- To inculcate a sense of discipline and character,
- To develop a spirit of Social Commitment,
- To promote a Culture of Peace in the society,
- And to build a strong industry–institute interface.
Today after 32 years of excellence MIT Group has 64 institutions with more than 6,500 teaching and nonteaching personnel catering educational needs of more than 50000 thousand students in more than 12 campuses all over Maharashtra.
At MAEER's MIT Group of Institutions, the value based quality education is being facilitated in varied fields like of Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Marine Engineering, Music, Sangeet, Distance Education, Telecom Management, Design, Food Technology ,Management, innovative School of Government and also the Pre-primary, Primary, Secondary and Higher Secondary School Education bragging the Best Ranking in each stream . Innate to knowledge seeking is the School division under which Schools providing education in IB,ICSE,CBSE,SSC and HSC board are catering the need of quality education at par with highest of its standards. This school division has initiated with 'Vishwashanti Gurukul' in the year 2007 and now it has 7 branches of Gurukul all over Maharashtra. Apart from these specially designed Gurukul system schools, MIT Group has schools which provide education in Marathi Medium and English medium under the prescribed norms of State Board of Maharashtra.
On 31July 2015, MIT Group got the permission to start the MIT's University of Art, Design and Technology at the Raj Baug Campus at Loni, 25km away from Pune. This University will facilitate courses in Liberal Arts, Fashion and Design, Films and Broadcasting, Maritime Education, Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Food Technology and many other streams. Our main emphasis would be to deliver courses in innovative way adapting to Global methods of fully flexible Credit system of assessment.
Apart from Quality education MIT Group of Institutions believe in value based education system. In appreciation of the work carried out by the MAEER MIT's 'World Peace Centre' in championing the cause of promoting the Value based Universal Education system for spreading the message of peace in society with the apt blend of science, technology and spirituality, UNESCO, Paris bestowed it with an UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Tolerance on May12, 1998.