About AIU

Association of Indian Universities (AIU) is an apex inter university representative body of universities and other higher education institutions in the country. Established in 1925 as the Inter University Board (IUB) of India, it acquired its legal status as a registered society in 1967 under the Societies Registration Act 1860 and was rechristened as Association of Indian Universities (AIU) in 1973. AIU is the second oldest university association in the world next to the Association of Commonwealth Universities which was established in 1913. It has the distinct feature of having the largest network of universities and other HEIs under its ambit with 921 members in India Including 14 foreign universities who are the Associated members. The membership of AIU includes all types of universities e.g., Conventional Universities, Open Universities, Deemed to be Universities, State Universities, Central Universities, Private Universities and Institutes of National Importance. In addition to Indian Universities, Universities/Institutes from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Republic of Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nepal, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom are its Associate Members. Since its inception AIU has played a very significant role in the development of Higher Education in the Country. Some of the eminent scholars and visionary leaders like Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee, Dr Zakir Hussain, Sir A L. Mudaliar have given leadership to AIU. During such a long journey, AIU has carved a niche for itself by serving the Ministry of Education, Govt of India as a research-based policy advisory body. Being an apex institution, it constitutes an integral part of all major decision-making committees and commissions in the country.As an academic 'think tank' organisation, AIU supports the Government as research-based policy advisory body with the wider mandate of taking up research projects on higher education policy, capacity building. t also acts as a bureau of information on higher education; liaise with international bodies and universities for internationalization of Indian higher education among many others.
The Vision of AIU is to emerge as a dynamic service and apex advisory organization in India by undertaking such initiatives and programmes which could strengthen and popularize Indian higher education as leading-edge system in the world and promote greater national and international collaboration in Higher Education, Research, Extension, Sports, Youth and Cultural Activities. It is bestowed with the mission of promoting and representing the Indian Universities and other higher education institutions through strong liaison with the government and National/International organizations, sister associations world over and establish liaison between/among universities through active support, cooperation and coordination among the member universities and all its stakeholders for quality education, research and other academics and extension activities.

About Shri Vaishnav Trust

The foundation stone for Shri Vaishnav Group of Institutions was laid in the year 1884 by compasisonate Cloth Merchanths of Vaishnav cult of Indore, which was later reconstituted as Shri Vaishanv Sahayak Kapda Market Committee in the year 1934. Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Trust believes in taking the Nation forward by improving the quality of life of its citizens by continuously working in the sphere of education, health and environment. It has been established to promote education and research in varioius disciplines through academic institutions for the benefit of all the sections of the society, but not with the motive of profit. Under the guidance of Shri Vaishnav Sahayak Kapda Market, Shri Vaishnav Shaikshanik evm Parmarthik Nyas was established in the year 1981. Since then, Nyas has been working relentlessly for the upliftment of the society and country as whole by providing better technical and professional education, health facilities, schools and other social services.


AIU has established AIU Academic and Administrative Development Centre in 10 different Universities.The aim of establishing these Centres is to organize short-term professional development programmes for the faculty members and training programmes for the administrative functionaries of the member universities especially on the use of technology and adopting blended learning methods of teaching. AIU-AADC will offer short-term programs of varying duration aimed at continuous capacity building of the key stakeholders through online and in physical modes.

Objectives of AADC

Provide Continuous knowledge and skill acquisition and enhancement for faculty in order to contribute effectively to the changing landscape of higher education.

Train administrative staff in higher education institutions with appropriate skills to adapt to emerging information technologies.

Prepare library professionals and other technical staff in HEIs to contribute to knowledge cum learning and research resources as per the global demands and the local needs.

Introduce research scholars to the principles of academic integrity and professionals ethics.


Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya (SVVV), a private university in the state of Madhya Pradesh, INDIA, was established in 2015. Although a young university, it belongs to a group of other colleges, schools and educational institutes managed under the benign of leadership of the 138-years old Shri Vaishnav Sahayak Kapda Market Committee. It has over 7,000 students in graduate, post-graduate, vocational and doctoral programs in architecture, engineering, management, social science, science and technology in five campuses and 15 institutional disciplines in Indore, INDIA. In engineering, its active research areas include polymer chemistry, green chemistry, photo biology, forensic science and biology, modern mathematics, plasma research, drug design magneto-biology and e-waste management. In management and humanities, its current research covers branding, workplace, happiness, learned optimism, managerial effectiveness, English Literature, psychology, journalism and mass communication. Electronic devices for braille reading, smart dustbins and magneto-priming seeds will be some of its forthcoming innovations. In engineering, it is exploring new techniques in mechatronics, automobiles and railways. Some of the objectives of the University are as under:

  • To provide teaching and training in higher education and make provision for research as well as advancement and dissemination of knowledge.
  • To ensure world class quality in its offerings and create higher levels of intellectual abilities.
  • To create centres of excellence for research and development for sharing knowledge and its applications.
  • The University is offering Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Integrated, Dual Degree and Doctoral programs in various disciplines through the following constituent institutions:
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Technology and Science
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Information Technology
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Textile Technology
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Forensic Science
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Architecture
  • Shri Vaishnav School of Management
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Journalism & Mass Communication
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Science
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Social Science, Humanities & Arts
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Computer Applications
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Fine Arts
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Commerce
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Agriculture
  • Shri Vaishnav School of Law
  • Shri Vaishnav Institute of Home Science
  • Faculty of Doctoral Studies & Research
  • Besides these institutions, the University has established following Centres:
  • Centre of Excellence in Plasma Research
  • Centre of Vocational Studies
  • Centre of Excellence in Happiness Studies
  • Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Development

    Intellectual Property (IP) encompasses the ingenious products of human intellect, including inventions, artistic works, and designs and branding elements. These creations are safeguarded by legal mechanisms such as patents, copyrights, and trademarks, allowing individuals to gain recognition and financial rewards for their innovations. This Faculty Development Program (FDP) is designed to foster a comprehensive comprehension of various aspects of intellectual property rights, emphasizing their relevance in academia. The program will specifically underscore the significance of copyright and provide training on the fundamental processes of patent filing and trademark utilization. The FDP will be conducted online to ensure wider accessibility.

    Thematic Sessions:

  • Intellectual Property Rights: An Overview
  • Importance Of Patent And Innovation In Educational Institutions
  • Trends In Patents And Prospects
  • The Law Of Copyright In India
  • Patent Filing Procedure and Prior-art Search
  • Patent Oppositions, Invalidations and Revocations
  • IPR issues in Digital Domain and Emerging media
  • Cyber-crimes in IT Sector related to copyright
  • Need for Teachers to have pedagogical content knowledge of Intellectual Property.

  • Indore- An emerging educational hub of Central India

    The currently known Indore was established in 810 AD by the King Pal Rajvansh. He built the Indresh Temple. The name of the city has origin in it. Later Indore was known as Malwa. In theyear 1766, Khanderao Holkar ans his wife Ahilyabai Holkar started ruling the Malwa. At that time, Maheshwar was the capital and Indore was the army camp and a small village. To design the evolving hte capital of Holkar's in the early 20th century, Sir Patric A Geddes, a globally acclained urban planner and educationalistm planned the modern Indore. Indore has earned a great reputation in the field of education not only in the Central India but also in India and abroad.


    Indore has a large student population and is a big educational centre. Indore hosts both Indian Institute of Management (Established in 1996) and Indian Institute of Technology (Established in 2009). IIT has ranked 12 under engineering category and IIM Indore ranked 6 under management category in the National Institute Ranking Framework. The city has been awarded with the titles of cleanest city of India five times consecutively. It is city which is in proximity with two Jyotirlingas- Baba Mahakaleshwar in Ujjain (51 Km) and Baba Omkareshwar in Mandhata, District Khandwa (72 Km). Another holy place, Maheshwar situated on the banks of river Narmada, has religious and cultural importance. Indore is well connected through road, air and railways to all the major cities of India.


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    Shri Purushottamdas Pasari

    Chancellor, Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore

    Dr. Upinder Dhar

    Vice Chancellor, Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore


    Dr. Santosh Dhar

    Rector & Dean FDSR, SVVV


    Dr. Amarendra Pani

    Joint Director & Head Research Division,
    Association on Indian University, New Delhi


    Dr. Anand Rajavat

    Dean Academic, SVVV- 9406661557


    Dr. Nitu Katariya - 9977995941

    Dr. Anu Ukande - 9131399299

    Ms. Mansi Trivedi - 8959751478


    Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya

    SVVV Campus, Indore-Ujjain Road, Indore M.P., India

    Dr. Nitu Katariya 9977995941 - Dr. Anu Ukande 9131399299 - Ms. Mansi Trivedi 8959751478

    Email: aiu_aadc@svvv.edu.in, Website: http://aiuaadc.svvv.edu.in/

    Previous FDP Details

    FDP 09

    From 16 to 20 OCTOBER, 2023


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    ATSDP 08

    From 04 to 09 SEPTEMBER, 2023


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    FDP 07

    From 14 to 19 August, 2023

    Title: "Innovative Teaching Strategies and Tools in Digital age"

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    FDP 06

    From 10 to 14 July, 2023


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    FDP 05

    From 20 to 24 June, 2023

    Title: "Academic Integrity and Professional Ethics"

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    FDP 04

    From 29 May to 02 June, 2023

    Title: "Administrative Effectiveness on Office Tools and Techniques"

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    FDP 03

    From 24 to 28 April, 2023

    Title: "Partnering with Industry for Facilitating The Development of Students"

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    FDP 02

    From 13 to 17 March, 2023

    Title: "Tools and Techniques for Academic Writing"

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    FDP 01

    From 09 to 20 January, 2023

    Title: "Improving Teaching-Learning Process Through Technical Interventions

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