The D Y Patil University (DYPU) is named after its illustrious and visionary founder, Dr Dnyandeo Yashwantrao Patil. Known for his philanthropic and social service, Dr Patil, a padmashree awardee visualized a dream to make quality education accessible to the ever burgeoning, aspiring youth of the nation seeking careers in professional domains like engineering and medicine . Thus, the D Y Patil University stands as a symbol of excellence in education and health care, the twin objectives of the founder chancellor. programs are planned, adhering to the vision and mission of the university.
The presence of the ideas created through our vision and mission can be seen in the designing of our courses and their curricula, the pedagogical tools and methods adopted and promoted, the faculty Development Programs, the interaction with all stakeholders, the robust feedback systems, the reliable evaluation and assessment systems that are in force at our university. This Applies to our undergraduate and post graduate programs as well as our research programs across the courses, namely Health Sciences, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Business Management, Hospitality and Tourism Studies. A strategy is in place with specific goals and action plans to carry out the mission and accomplishing the Vision as well as adhere to the norms set by statutory educational bodies of the nation, to provide a certain standard of quality education. DYPU is recognized by World Health Organization as a Nodal Centre for Typhoid Vaccine in India, Government of India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, National Aids Control Organization. It is also part of the Revised National Tuberculosis control program.
It is designated as a nodal Immunization Centre by Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation, and also is a nodal centre for Asthma. The Dental hospital is associated with adverse drug reaction Monitoring Centre (AMC) under Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission.
Reflecting the values of our founder and philanthropist, Dr D Y Patil and our current chancellor, Dr Vijay D Patil, scholarships are provided to deserving students, who otherwise might have never received an opportunity to pursue medicine or any other course of study. This also synchronizes with DYPU’s objective of promoting quality education and making it accessible to the needy and deserving.
In the last five years, 7295 students have benefitted from these scholarships. Overall, 21 % students benefitted by scholarships/fee waivers from one or the other source in the university.
Co-curricular activities and all round development of the students:
All schools of the university have a students’ council that is constituted every year. The activities of the councils include organizing literary and cultural festivals, sports event, and publishing a college magazine. Intra-college literary, arts, cultural, and sports competitions are also conducted. There is a sports meet conducted at the university level known as “OLYMPIA”. Students of DYPU actively participate in these events DYPU Alumni Association is registered and has contributed substantially in the form of endowments, donations, awards and participation in academic activities. Two University gold medals are instituted through Alumni endowments. Two alumni are also Member of Parliaments.
Our Admission Process and our Academic Programs:-
DYPU is currently offering 75 programs in Health and Allied sciences, Business management, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Hospitality &Tourism Studies.
The cumulative enrollment in the university stands at 8193.The total number of faculty stands at 955 and are supported by 1781 administrative, technical and paramedical staff DYPU has a vibrant student community of 5225 Undergraduates, 1094 postgraduates and 148 doctoral students. Admissions are based on the National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET). Admission to MBA and Hospitality and Tourism program through the DYPU Entrance Test. The demand for all the programs is encouraging and the diversity of the programs attract students from across the globe. With a faculty strength of 585, DYPU enjoys a healthy student-faculty ratio of 9:1 82% of teachers have PhD or an equivalent qualification with an average teaching experience of 11.4 years.
The university nurtures its student community and assists in the tapping of their complete potential. Learning levels of students are assessed during the first semester/term of the program to identify students requiring additional assistance. Support is provided to such students through mentorship, additional classes, and supplementary learning materials, remedial programs along with betterment tests. Advanced learners are offered enrichment opportunities in research, academic competitions and peer mentorship roles to help them realize their full potential.
competitions and peer mentorship roles to help them realize their full potential.
All Schools offer programs in employability, skill development, soft skills, language and communication skills and value education. personality and professional development, emotional well-being. Guidance for competitive examinations and career advancement are offered through in-house resources and in partnership with external agencies. Mechanisms for redressal of student grievances are in place.