Bharati Vidyapeeth, which is the parent body of Bharati Vidyapeeth University, is one of the largest networks of educational institutions in India.
Bharati Vidyapeeth University started officially functioning on 26th April, 1996 after receiving communication from the Government of India granting the status of ‘University’ under section of the UGC Act, 1996 to a cluster of twelve institutions of Bharati Vidyapeeth. The recognition as ‘University’ was given to these institutions in appreciation of their high academic excellence, rich infrastructural facilities and the potential for further growth.
At present, there are 32 constituent units of this University, which include Colleges imparting education in Medicine, Dentistry, Ayurved, Homoeopathy, Nursing, Pharmacy, Engineering, Management, Architecture etc. The University has its campuses in Pune, New Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Solapur, Kolhapur, Karad and Sangli. The university also has an overseas campus at Dubai, U.A. E.