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Avantika University, Ujjain, MP, India

About Avantika

Avantika is India’s first design centered university, driven by the spirit of design thinking that blends a unique academic model for design, architecture and technology disciplines. The university is poised to create a unique learning center that imparts transformative education to aspiring learners.
The value driven, project-based education framework is developed by a team of passionate design and engineering professionals and academicians. Avantika is mentored by Dr.Sanjay Dhande, Former Director of IIT Kanpur, an eminent educationist and a visionary institution builder.
Based in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh, the objective is to nurture and cultivate young minds who will function as informed citizens.


Avantika aims to nurture and cultivate young minds who will serve as enlightened citizens, bringing a positive change in the society.


Lotus is deeply rooted in Indian culture, particularly associated with Saraswati – the Goddess of Wisdom.
The flower symbolizes potential, and its fully blossomed form represents enlightenment and awareness. The identity reflects transformation, and it is knowledge (Vidya) that drives the transition, and ultimately leading to the accomplishment (Siddhi).
The change of colors represents the evolution of an individual at Avantika University. The confluence of sections describes the transdisciplinary approach, implying an immersive learning experience.