Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Deemed University set off its journey in the year 2003. The institute aims to fulfill the vision of its founder, Dr. D.Y. Patil - to give birth to an enlightened, culturally and economically vibrant India created through education in diverse disciplines. It is a firm belief of the institution that there is much more to education than the mere collection and distribution of knowledge as Education is exercising the power of thought and imagination. The institute has been fully approved by DCI, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, UGC, NAAC, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India. The institute has an outstanding faculty that shares its valuable expertise in various fields with the students. The institution proffers a wide range of courses in diverse fields through its multiple Departments of Management, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Allied Medical Sciences and distance learning programs through eight institutes.