Teerthanker Mahaveer University is a Jain Minority State Private University established by Act No. 30 of 2008 of the Government of Uttar Pradesh and has been approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) under Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956. The university is located on National Highway-24 and is barely 144 Kms from National Capital, New Delhi. The University stand committed to the ideals of Lord Mahaveer i.e. Right Philosophy, Right Knowledge, and Right Conduct in all its operations and aspires to be recognized as an ultimate destination for world-class education.
The university owes its origin to Teerthanker Mahaveer Institute of Management and Technology (TMIMT), which forayed into professional education in the year 2001 by offering courses such as BBA, BCA, MCA, MBA, B. Ed, M. Ed and B. Sc. (Home Science). After the university came in to existence in 2008, these programs are being run under the TMIMT and Department of Home Science. Subsequently colleges/departments like: Dental, Medical,
Engineering, Pharmacy, Nursing, Para-medical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Architecture, Law, Journalism, Physical Education, Polytechnic, Social Work, Hospital Administration, Library Science, Fine Arts, Centre for Language Studies, Centre for Jain Studies and Directorate of Distance Education have been created to meet the rising aspirations of the youth.
Currently the university offers wide range of programs having high employability potential through its fifteen on campus colleges and seven independent teaching departments. The university has made extensive collaborative arrangements with leading national and international institutions to ensure quality. The programs are designed and reviewed in consultation with professional organizations and industry experts in order to provide a strong academic rigor and industrial perspective and are delivered by excellent faculty, who are known for their dedication to teaching and research, and close ties with the national and international academic and business community.