Swami Vivekanand Subharti University (SVSU) is a University under section 2(f) of the University Grant Commission (U.G.C.) Act, 1956 set up under the Swami Vivekanand Subharti Vishwavidhaylaya, Uttar Pradesh Adhiniyam, 2008 (U.P. Act No.29 of 2008) as passed by Uttar Pradesh Legislature and assented by the honorable Governor of Uttar Pradesh in September 2008.
The University has been established under the aegis of Mahayana Theravada Vajrayana Buddhist Religious and Charitable Trust, Meerut, which has acquired a commendable record of service in the field of Education, Health care and Social Welfare.
The main campus of the University is in the National Capital Region, strategically situated on National Highway 58, Delhi bypass road, Meerut, The campus aptly called ‘Subhartipuram’, is spread over a sprawling area of about 250 acres of land comprising magnificent buildings, lush green lawns and vibrant surroundings with over 5000 people, determined to make this a ‘Jewel in the Crown’ of the nation.
The University has several constituent colleges which provide higher education in almost all the disciplines like Medical, Dental, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Paramedical, Pharmacy, Naturopathy, Yogic Sciences, Engineering, Management, Law, Journalism, Education, Library, Arts and Science, Hotel Management, Faculty of Science etc. thus engaged in creating academically and technically proficient professionals.
The University boasts of highly qualified, dedicated and competent faculty from all walks of life, world class infrastructure, fully equipped Laboratories with latest state-of-the-art equipment and a huge library with recent knowledge resources including e-resources.
ABOUT SUBHARTI UNIVERSITY
In exercise of the powers vested under section 7 (b) of the Act, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University has established the Directorate of Distance Education to help those who want to pursue higher studies, but are unable to do so through regular mode of education due to job constraints, family commitments or remoteness of location.
The Distance Education Council of Government of India has accorded recognition to the University for offering programmes through distance education mode also vide letter no. DEC/Recog/2009/3174 dated 09.09.2009, on the recommendation of the Joint Committee of the University Grants Commission, All India Council for Technical Education and Distance Education Council. Accordingly, the University has started Distance Education programmes at undergraduate and post-graduate levels with effect from the academic year 2009-10 in various disciplines.
As per UGC letter no. F.9.37/2008(CPP-1) dated 06.02.2009, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, being a State approved private University u/s 2(f) of UGC Act 1956, is competent to award degrees specified in section 22 of the UGC Act 1956. The programmes conducted by the University through distance education are identical in content to the courses offered through the normal mode. Consequently, as per Government of India Gazette Notification No. 44, F.No.18-15/93-TD.V/TS-IV dated 01.03.1995, the degrees awarded by the University through distance education stand automatically recognized for all purposes, including employment to posts and services under the Central Government.