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
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.