The Teerthanker Mahaveer University, established by an ‘Act’ (No. 30) of 2008 of the Government of Uttar Pradesh, and approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC), since inception in 2008, vide letter No. F. 9-31/2008(CPP-1) dated October, 2008.
The university is located on National Highway-24, barely 144 Km from New Delhi. The University stands committed to the ideals of Lord Mahaveer - Right Philosophy, Right Knowledge, and Right Conduct - in all spheres of activity and aspires to be recognized as the ultimate destination for world-class education.
After the University was established in 2008, Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Nursing, Para-medical Sciences, Physiotherapy, Hospital Administration, Physical Education, Engineering, Architecture, Polytechnic, Law, Journalism, Fine Arts, Language Studies, Jain Studies, Women Studies, Disability Studies, Directorate of Distance Education and Agriculture have been established to meet rising aspirations of the youth.