Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Womens University or SNDT Women’s University holds the credit for being the country’s and probably south Asia’s first women’s university While its headquarters is at Churchgate in Mumbai, the main campus is located at Santacruz-Juhu, Mumbai. Besides, these two campuses, this ninety year old university has one campus in Pune. It was in 1920 that the university got its present name and has been running in full glory from its time of inception. It boasts of 26 affiliated colleges in various states like Bihar, Maharashtra, Surat, Goa, Assam, etc, which together comprise of 11 UG and 38 PG departments. It believes in the motto that an enlightened woman can be a source of unlimited power and aims to create an inclusive world where everybody is treated as equal and special emphasis is given to women empowerment.
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2.3 km Milestone Charni Road Railway Station, Maharshi Karve Road, Girgaon, Mumbai
Why choose Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Womens University?
â—Vast library with unique facilities: The university maintains a huge library which aims at providing quality knowledge and adequate resources while focusing on women empowerment. It flaunts a wide range of books, journals, newspapers, pamphlets, leaflets, etc. in different languages.
â—Rich history: The university stands tall as the country’s first University solely for women. It was Maharashi Karve’s vision of empowering women and Sir Vithaldas Thackersey’s foresight that lead to the establishment of this university around 9 decades ago. SNDT Women’s University also holds the pole position amongst Maharashtra’s universities to obtain five star rating from NAAC.
â—Important national and international collaborations: The SNDT Women’s University has linkages with some of the leading educational institutions, central and state governments and industries. These include UNICEF, UGC, Govt. of India, Swedish International Development Agency, British Council, etc.