Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University

Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded was established on September 17, 1994 by the Government of Maharashtra. The University caters to the southern part of the Marathwada region of Maharashtra covering four districts namely, Nanded, Latur, Parbhani and Hingoli. This university obtained 2(f) and 12(B) recognition of UGC and achieved recognition, name and fame at the state, national and international level in the area of academic, research and innovation and extension activities. NAAC re-accredited 'B++’ grade with CGPA 2.96 to University.

University has 14 Schools on campus, 4 schools at sub-campus, Latur and a sub-campus at Parbhani; a constituent college New Model Degree College at Hingoli and academic and research centres like Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Chair and Study Centre, Shri Guru Govind Singhji Adhyasan Sankul and Research Centre, Women's Study Centre at the main campus and Late Uttamrao Rathod Tribal Development and Research Centre at Kinwat. University has 300 plus affiliated colleges under its jurisdiction offering 146 programmes with student strength of 1.63 lakhs and 4000 plus students through distance education mode offering programs in science and technology, humanities, commerce and management and interdisciplinary studies. University hosts more than 70 foreign students across five countries. University received financial assistance from RUSA, DST, UGC, etc. for development of academic infrastructure amenities, research and extension activities. Teachers have invented, patented and commercialized many ideas. Teachers have got research projects worth Rs. 12.5 crores, whose academic and social value is remarkable. Teachers and students have many publications in peer reviewed journals to their credit and received recognition at the national and international level. University has a Centre of Excellence in Seismology, advanced research instrumentation facilities, collaboration with Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics and MoUs with national and international institutions.

SRTM University has implemented credit transfer policy and reimburses fees to the successful students who opt for the courses offered on NPTEL, SWAYM, and other MOOC platforms. As a result, there is good enrolment for these courses. The University has been adjudged as an ‘Active Local Chapter’ by NPTEL, IIT Madras. SRTM University has signed a MoU with the Virtual Labs project, an initiative of MHRD, NMEICT, IIT Delhi, and IIT Bombay. This will allow a paradigm shift in ICT-based education in the university. Equal attention is given for enhancing the academic quality in the affiliated colleges through research projects, regular academic and administrative audits.

The University conducts academic and administrative, energy, green and gender audits regularly. With the mission of drought-free Marathwada, the University has started the Soil and Water Conservation Project and created facility to store 10 crores litres of water on campus. Under the Green University - Clean University Initiative, the university has inaugurated the 33-crore tree plantation program and the Bio- Diversity Park. The university has installed a 287 KW capacity roof top solar power plant which caters to 40 % of the electricity requirement of the campus. This is grid connected and is synchronized with existing diesel generating sets.   During the COVID-19 pandemic, the University has organized three one-week faculty development programs in the month of April, May and July 2020, and trained 17000 teachers across the nation on the use of ICT tools for effective online teaching and learning.


Enlightened Student: A Source of Immense Power


Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University pledges itself to uphold zealously its mission of promoting acquisition and dissemination of knowledge through fearless and sustained pursuit of excellence aimed at moulding personalities of students entering its portals to grow with an upright character filled with enlightenment and to be the value adhering members of a just and humane society.

Core Values

  • Excellence: University is committed to achieve excellence in all spheres of its activities.
  • Integrity: University ensures teaching and research are carried out in an environment of academic freedom adhering to honesty and the highest standards of professional ethics.
  • Accountability: University works as per rules, regulations and procedures and is accountable to students as well as all its stakeholders.
  • Empathy: University has an awareness of the conditions of weaker sections of society and Divyangjan.
  • Transparency: Relevant information is shared with the stakeholders.
  • Equity: University stands by equity in gender, cultural and social inclusivity.



  • To provide an academic ambience to flourish new ideas, research interest, leadership, team spirit and ethics from which leaders and innovators emerge.
  • To provide educational experience through rigorous course work pertaining to the needs of society and nation.
  • To strive for excellence by encouraging skills development, creativity, capability and applicability.
  • To work on research and development projects and offer consultancies in core and interdisciplinary areas.
  • To collaborate with national and international academic and research institutes to strengthen the academic and research ecosystem.
  • To contribute in the service of society by participation in socio-economic and socio cultural activities. To foster and promote the affiliated colleges for quality education and their role in nation building.



  • To broaden educational areas.
  • Enhance engagement with society, industry, national and international academic and research institutes. Enhance student experiences.
  • Improve internal support system and facilities.
  • Broaden funding base through consultancy, CSR and sponsored and research projects. Attract more international students.
  • Enhance diversity and inclusiveness.
  • Enhance engagement with alumni association and be more responsive towards them Develop a clean and green campus.

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