Foundation

Somaiya Vidyavihar is an educational trust that has built educational institutions in Mumbai, Rural Maharashtra and Karnataka, and undertakes several educational initiatives for the benefit of the Community using education as means of development.

Somaiya Vidyavihar encompasses 34 institutions, with more than 39,000 students and 1,500 faculty. Its main campus is in Mumbai, but Somaiya Vidyavihar also operates six schools in rural India. It was founded by Padma Bhushan Karamshi Jethabhai Somaiya in 1959, to provide quality holistic education.

Somaiya Vidyavihar has always been a place with a purpose - making a positive difference in the quality of life of its students and the community. It is known as much for its Science, Technology, Engineering, Management, Social Sciences and Commerce programs, as for its programs for academic studies in various faiths and cultures of India.

Our Presidents & Vice Presidents

Mr. P.N.Bhagwati

Former President
Former Chief Justice of India

Dr. S.K. Somaiya

Former Vice President
Philanthropist, a specialist in the
theory of education

Mr. Samir Somaiya

President Since 2011
Cornell & Harvard University alumnus

Why Somaiya?

60+

Years in Education

222+

Programmes

546K+

Books in Library

8

Campuses Across
India

34

Institutes

2594+

Faculty & Staff

Our Values

Well-Rounded Education

Provide a well-rounded liberal arts education with a concentration in either the sciences, the humanities or the professions

Practical Application

Provide services to the communities by increasing their ability to make practical application of knowledge

Conceptual Thinking

Develop conceptual thinking ability & nurture the inquiring mind of each student

Physical Development

Encourage optimum physical development & the safeguarding of health

Research & Development

Provide an important engine for research & economic development

Economic Development

Offer an array of master's and doctoral programs in areas of importance to the social and economic development of the society and the communities

Garner Recognition

Develop a community of scholars with talent and expertise that will garner regional, national and international recognition

Global Awareness

Build a culture of global awareness through internationally focused teaching & learníng activities & yet remain deeply entrenched in lndian cultural values & universal & spiritual philosophies

Facilities at somaiya

Campus Prayer

ॐ पूर्णमदः पूर्णमिदं पूर्णात् पूर्णमुदच्यते |

पूर्णस्य पूर्णमादाय पूर्णमेवावशिष्यते ||१||

ॐ ईशावास्यमिदं सर्वं यत् किञ्च जगत्यां जगत् |

तेन त्यक्तेन भुञ्जीथा मा गृधः कस्यस्विद्धनम् ||२||

मूकं करोति वाचालं पङ्गुं लङ्घयते गिरिम् |

यत्कृपा तमहं वन्दे परमानन्दमाधवम् ||३||

ॐ प्रणो देवी सरस्वती वाजेभिर्वाजिनीवती धीनामवित्र्यवतु |

ॐ चोदयित्री सूनृतानां चेतन्ती सुमतीनाम् | यज्ञं दधे सरस्वती ||४||

ॐ असतो मा सद् गमय | तमसो मा ज्योतिर्गमय |

मृत्योर्माऽमृतं गमय ||५||

ॐ सह नाववतु | सह नौ भुनक्तु | सह वीर्यं करवावहै |

तेजस्वि नावधीतमस्तु| मा विद्विषावहै ||६||

सर्वेऽत्र सुखिनः सन्तु सर्वे सन्तु निरामयाः

सर्वे भद्राणि पश्यन्तु मा कश्चिद् दुःखमाप्नुयात् ||७||

ॐ शान्तिः| ॐ शान्तिः| ॐ शान्तिः|

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