About Us

Unveiling a Legacy

There are front runners, and there are trailblazers in the field of education. Dayananda Sagar University (DSU) is a lot more than both. Amalgamating the best of both worlds, DSU is committed to imparting knowledge that transforms today’s students into responsible citizens and professional leaders of tomorrow.
As the flagship institution of the Bangalore-based Dayananda Sagar Institutions, DSU was created by an Act of the Karnataka State Legislature and the Government of Karnataka. Built on the rich legacy and inspired by the strengths, experiences and diversity of DSI, DSU is successfully meeting the burgeoning demands of the higher education space.

Stellar performance – time and again

Inheriting the academic great legacy of Dayananda Sagar Institutions, DSU has been consistently topping the Visvesvaraya Technological University academic charts (53 university ranks in 2013) among 220 engineering colleges in Karnataka for several years. Moreover, the university has become sought after by students from all quarters, thanks to its 100% campus placement track record.

Inspired by innovators

Research, Innovation and Incubation (spread over 25,000 sft of industry quality labs) form the core of DSU. So it isn’t surprising that DSU has taken the next logical step: Laying the foundation to transform the entrepreneurial dream of every young Indian and global citizen into a reality. Enabling this transformation is the active support of industry leaders, industry bodies and a dedicated 4 lakh square feet modern ready-to-move-in infrastructure!.

Different courses for different passions

Beginning Academic Year 2015–16, Dayananda Sagar University would offer courses in Engineering, Computer Applications, Sciences, Arts and Management in the Bachelors, Masters and Ph.D levels. Supporting the academic activities are the Centers of Excellence in ICT, Health Care, Energy and Life Science, among other fast evolving fields of study.

Best-in-class facilities

Besides our high-calibre teaching staff, the students are given a challenging academic environment with well-equipped lecture theatres, laboratories, excellent libraries and computer networking facilities. DSU also has exceptional infrastructure for students who possess a passion for sports and games. The hostel facilities, encompassing cultural and recreational needs, cater to both local and international students.

The institutions under the DSI umbrella are characterized by the quality of education across a broad range of disciplines from pre-university courses to post-graduation and doctoral programs.

Proud to be part of Dayananda Sagar Institutions

DSU is a proud member of the Dayananda Sagar Institutions family. Founded by Late Sri Dayananda Sagar in the early sixties (with just four students), DSI has morphed into global education power house, spread over five campuses, catering to the education needs of over 17,000 students. Operating under the aegis of the Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peetha Trust in Bengaluru, DSI has enabled the transformation of tens of thousands of young Indian and international citizens into professionals in diverse specializations. The DSI alumni can be seen leading large corporate, academic and research bodies across the world.

It is a saga of development, growth and success spread over fifty years. DSI is now a multi- discipline, multi-locational education conglomerate offering a diverse range of academic programs.

A walkthrough of the world-class campuses of DSI is a great journey and a wonderful experience. One can meet students, researchers and specialists from Architecture to Bio Technology, Civil, Chemical, Mechanical, Aerospace, Automobile, Medical Electronics, Computer Science, Instrumentation and Life Sciences to Finance, Management, Arts, Commerce, Sciences, Fashion and Journalism! To be specific, DSU offers programs in Engineering, Architecture, Information Technology, Sciences, Commerce, Management, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, and Allied Health, to name a few.
DSI’s commitment to internationalization is expressed in its collaborative research and exchange programs involving institutions from across the globe.