The somaiya Foundation

The Somaiya Vidyavihar campus comprises 34 individual institutes dedicated in the streams of arts, sciences, management, engineering, medicine, humanities, philosophies and social sciences. The campus is spread across 2 main campuses – a 65 acre complex in Vidyavihar, in north central area of Mumbai and an adjoining 35 acre complex in Sion, both in the heart of Mumbai besides a number of other smaller campuses across rural Maharashtra and Karnataka. Somaiya Vidyavihar also runs a few autonomous post-graduate courses, vocational training courses and high schools within its campus as well as in rural India.


Mr. P.N.Bhagwati

Former President
Former Chief Justice of India

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

Mr. Samir Somaiya

President : 2011 -
Cornell & Harvard University alumnus

Why Somaiya?

50+ years in education
222+ Programmes
546k+Books library
100+ Acres of campus in mumbai
8 campuses across
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

FacilitiesAt 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|