Somaiya Vidyavihar was established by Padmabhushan Late Shri K. J. Somaiya in 1959. An Entrepreneur, Philanthropist and a Visionary, he firmly believed that modern education had to have its roots in strong values. This underlying theme and legacy of Somaiya Vidyavihar was continued and further strengthened by Dr. S K Somaiya.
Somaiya Vidyavihar aims to provide meaningful and relevant education steeped in rich Indian Culture and heritage and rooted in universal religious philosophies of the world. At the same time, it strives to emphasize on both the liberal and professional aspects of higher education in the continuously evolving business world
As a center of learning dedicated to education, research and service, Somaiya Vidyavihar provides a wholesome learning experience in all its educational programmes like engineering, biomedical sciences and other professional fields. Students are encouraged to explore and assimilate a wide variety of challenging possibilities. Somaiya Vidyavihar continuously endeavours to pursue productive partnerships with other outstanding institutions and leaders in India and abroad.