Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth, established in 1921, received the status of a deemed university in 1987. The goal of the University is to provide quality education that is readily available to all those who are interested. Using a composite blend of traditional and modern sciences and techniques, the University aims to empower the students with skills and knowledge that they can use to face challenges at a global level. The University is divided into 9 sections, namely, Board of Arts and Fine Arts, Board of Moral, Social Sciences, Board of Ayurveda, Board of Distance Education, Board of Modern Sciences and Professional Skills, Board of Health Sciences, Board of Management Studies, Board of Law Studies and Board of Social Work Studies. The various departments of the Vidyapeeth have evolved considerable and include excellent faculty and modern infrastructure.