Sanjay Ghodawat University – Empowering Lives Globally


Sanjay Ghodawat University (Formerly called Sanjay Ghodawat Group of Institutions) is the only Private (Self Financed) University in South Western Maharashtra established in 2017. Its uniqueness lies in the world class academic culture for innovative teaching – learning practices with an emphasis on research and innovation. The University has roped in the best of academic professionals and experts in the teaching & research field and provides a world class supportive infrastructure for the purpose. It offers UG, PG and PhD courses in Liberal Arts, Science, Commerce, Management, Technology, Architecture, Pharmacy (D.Pharm and B.Pharm) and Computer Science & Applications (BCA & MCA) and also Apprentice Based courses BMS in Aviation Services and Air Cargo and BMS in Agri Storage and Supply Chain. As of today there are approximately 16000 students studying at the campus in various schools, institutes and departments.

The President of the Sanjay Ghodawat University, Mr. Sanjay D. Ghodawat an industrialist, educational entrepreneur, licensed and certified pilot and Mechanical Engineer commenced the Sanjay Ghodawat Group of Institutions in the year 2009. In the previous years the institute matured beyond expectations and was certified by ISO, accredited by NBA and also received NAAC A Grade accreditation. The natural progression was to evolve as a University. The Chairman’s vision is to produce leaders and workforce for the 21st century through the channel of the best educational practices around the globe. The University was ranked as one of the Best Upcoming Private Universities 2017 in the State by Navbharat Times and also Most Promising Education Brand 2019 by Zee Educare. The School of Technology under SGU was Ranked 4th in Top Emerging Engineering Institutes of the Nation, 9th in Placement Category and 2nd in Research Capabilities by the Times Ranking 2020. Sanjay Ghodawat University was also ranked 1st in ‘Promising Future Ready Universities’ category and 11th in Maharashtra & 73rd in India for Higher Education Ranking by Education World, 2020. The School of Technology of the University was Ranked 4th among Top Emerging Engineering Institutes in India, ranked 5th for Placement and 2nd for Research Capability by Times Engineering Ranking 2021. Also the University was awarded India’s Best Private University 2021, by Navbharat Times, August 2021.

Aiming Towards Excellence

The University belongs to the popular Sanjay Ghodawat Group that has made its presence felt on the National and International map through its diversified businesses and services across sectors like Agro, Consumer Goods, Star Aviation, Textiles, Real Estate, Wind Turbines, Marble Mining, Jaggery Production, Retail etc. It employs over 10,000 personnel.
The Chairman, Sanjay Ghodawat says, “The quality of any nation is directly proportional to the quality rendered by the Educational Institutes of the Nation. We need to dream of super educational institutes before we can dream of a super power nation. The commencement of University and the Sanjay Ghodawat Educational Campus is a humble attempt to contribute to enrich the texture of our society and nation through the means of education.”

The Management Trustee, Vinayak Bhosale says, “Our University focuses on producing graduates with leadership abilities who look at the world differently to make a difference. The Management stands as the rock of Gibraltar behind all projects that contribute towards building and making the lives of our students to empower them towards greatness.”
Indeed education is the lighthouse that guides one towards its destination and Sanjay Ghodawat University today shines with brilliance to illuminate lives of students of our nation. Adapting to modes of blended learning effortlessly, SGU overcame the whole Covid-scenario with ease. And, by moving the whole campus online and following a complete industry-oriented curriculum, filled with internships and practical-learning opportunities, SGU continues to deliver what was promised, be it online or offline. Also, all thanks to the impressive industry-academia relationships SGU has with top corporates, organizations and educational institutions, students get to explore beyond their textbooks, by taking part in national and international immersion programs and interdisciplinary research projects at both UG and PG levels.

All in all, with a highly ambitious management and the Sanjay Ghodawat group being a major backbone to the university, the plans of SGU going forward look happening and bright. Aiming towards value implementation across every endeavour carried out, rather than just focusing on providing quality education for all, the university is trying its best to upgrade the students and expose them to current industrial practices, global trends and many more. Tie ups with Chonnam National University, South Korea, Yeungam University, Republic of Korea, South Carolina University, USA, Northumbria University, UK and Teeside University UK and many more adding to the list, gives out a clear message to the world that SGU solely is working towards churning out future able citizens of the nation and the world, with the right focus on Integrity, Transparency, Accountability, Equality, Quality, Empathy and Stewardship.