Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Education and Research (MAEER) was established in the year 1983 by the visionary educationist Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, as an educational trust to impart quality education in the field of engineering and technology. The first institute established under MAEER was Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT), the flagship institute of MAEER's MIT Group of Institutions, Pune.
It is notable that even as early as in 1983, MIT was offering courses like Petroleum, Petrochemical and Polymer Engineering, which were not offered by many colleges at that time. Guided by the visionary leadership of its Founder Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, MIT Pune soon established itself not just in Pune, but throughout the country as a premier
Today, 31 years later, MAEER's MIT has more than 60 institutions under its umbrella, spread across the state of Maharashtra in multiple disciplines including Engineering, Management, Medicine, Pharmacy, Marine Engineering, Dentistry, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Design, Food Technology, Music and Arts, primary and secondary schools, B.Ed. & D.
Ed. Colleges, Distance Education etc
During the last 9 years, MAEER's MIT has made valuable additions to its group of institutions like MIT School of Government – the only school of its kind in Asia founded with the objective of training the youth for a career in political leadership, Vishwashanti Gurukul – an International Baccalaureate school set on the sprawling educational complex at
Rajbaug near Pune, B. Ed and D. Ed training colleges, MIT School of Telecommunication and Management, MIT Institute of Design, MIT Institute of Broadcasting and Journalism, Vishwashanti Gurukul CBSE School, Vishwashanti Sangeet Kala Academy,Rajbaug etc.
The hallmark of MAEER's MIT Group institutions has been its expansive campuses offering some of the best infrastructure and study environs. The buildings are state-of-the-art, offering the finest facilities conducive to academic development of the students.
All the MIT group institutions have experienced and committed faculty, employ the latest teaching methodologies and have the finest reference libraries with very extensive reference and database.
World Peace Centre (Alandi) is an institute solely dedicated to the promotion of Culture of Peace in the world through peace education and other activities, which has been established by the Founder President Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad. MAEER's MIT Group is dedicated to cultivating and nurturing the youth of today both academically and spiritually. The group carries out a variety of social welfare activities for rural upliftment, disaster relief and mass education. The students are infused with the spirit of national building and social service with the aim of making them exemplary citizens of the country. Truly, MAEER's MIT Group of Institutions, Pune is the seat of Value Based Academics in the country!