About MAEER Trust
The MIT Group of Institutions initiated the revolutionary spread of technical education in Maharashtra facilitating quality education to a knowledge deprived society which was then dependent on a very few Government Engineering Institutions.
Maharashtra Institute of Technology, the flagship institute of MIT Group of institutions was established in the year 1983, under the Trust called MAEER, acronym for “Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research, Pune”. MIT is one of the first nine private Engineering institutions of in Maharashtra. It’s a dream come true of a simple and dedicated teacher Hon’ble Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, Founder Trustee & Chief Patron of MIT Group of Institutions, who craved that the quality education should reach the masses and be made available to every merit holder irrespective of one’s class, creed or religion.
Maharashtra Academy of Engineering and Educational Research (MAEER), Pune since its inception, has been exclusively engaged in promoting the noble cause of quality education, training, and research in PAN India. In these 4 decades, it has established 4 Universities, and 53 + educational institutions with more than 7000+ teaching and non-teaching staff and having 60,000+ students across varied disciplines under its umbrella. In the present scenario of education MAEER’s MIT Group of Institutions has come a long way and has become one of the most promising educational organizations in the country, reflecting excellence in the field of Education.
At MAEER’s MIT Group of Institutions, the value-based quality education is being facilitated in varied fields like of Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Marine Engineering, Music, Sangeet, Distance Education, Telecom Management, Design, Food Technology, Management, Innovative School of Government and also the Pre-primary, Primary, Secondary and Higher Secondary School Education. Innate to knowledge-seeking is the school division under which Schools providing education in IB, ICSE, CBSE, SSC and HSC Board are catering to the need for quality education at par with the highest standards. This school division was initiated with ‘Vishwashanti Gurukul’ in the year 2007 and now it has 11 branches of Gurukul all over Maharashtra. Apart from these specially designed Gurukul system schools, MIT Group has schools which provide education in Marathi Medium and English medium under the prescribed norms of the State Board of Maharashtra.
Apart from Quality education MIT Group of Institutions believes in a value-based education system. In appreciation of the work carried out by the MAEER MIT’s ‘World Peace Centre’ in championing the cause of promoting the Value-based Universal Education system for spreading the message of peace in society with the apt blend of science, technology and spirituality, UNESCO, Paris bestowed it with an UNESCO Chair for Human Rights, Democracy, Peace and Tolerance on 12 May 1998.