Learning Today, Leading Tomorrow
The University of Mumbai (known earlier as University of Bombay) is one of the oldest and premier Universities in India.
It was established in 1857 consequent upon “Wood’s Education Dispatch”, and it is one amongst the first three Universities in India. As a sequel to the change in the name of the city from Bombay to Mumbai, the name of the University has been changed from “University of Bombay” to “University of Mumbai”, vide notification issued by the Government of Maharashtra and published in the Government Gazette dated 4th September, 1996.The University was accorded 5 star status in 2001 & ‘A’ grade status in April 2012 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
The vision statement of the University of Mumbai given below reflects its deep conviction for high quality inclusive education: To remain always inclusive and quality conscious, and with deep conviction that knowledge not only improves the quality of life, but leads to good character, to capitalize on our inherent advantages to generate skilled manpower for nation building through excellent teaching, attracting talent, fostering creativity, research, and innovation.
|To provide free and conducive atmosphere for creative thinking and impart deep disciplinary knowledge with an interdisciplinary bandwidth to the learners in order to make them problem solvers, leaders and entrepreneurs;|
|To assimilate and transmit the values of honesty, equality, human dignity, and inclusivity;|
|To make optimum use of available resources and investments through unconventional means;|
|To undertake research in frontier and emerging areas to advance knowledge and through innovation turn it into intellectual property and entrepreneurship to accelerate growth;|
|To contribute effectively to the welfare of society, address the local and global challenges; respecting culture, environment, and sustainability;|
|To attract, retain and engage talent in diverse disciplines and promote academic rigour and scholarship;|
|To achieve good governance through comprehensive digitization, decentralization, and state of the art infrastructure.|