Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology, Meerut has been granted Deemed-to-be University status by the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Higher Education vide its Notification No. F-9-37/2004-U.3(A) dated November 8, 2006 under section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act 1956.
Under Section 3 of the UGC Act, Deemed-to-be University status is granted by the Central Government to those educational institutions of repute, which fulfill the prescribed standards and comply with various requirements laid down by the UGC. (Gazzete Notification)
Shobhit University is a research-intensive university that shares the values of high-quality teaching within an environment of internationally competitive research. The University seeks to provide a creative and supportive environment in which ideas are generated and flourish. The Week-Hansa Survey–2017 ranks the university as one among the top twenty-five universities of India in multi-disciplinary non-government category. It has recently been conferred Nation's Best Institution Award for Promoting Industry-Academia Interface by The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India (ASSOCHAM).
The University's academic centers and programs focus on education and research in specific disciplines and areas of study, and share the knowledge gained with the state, the nation, and the world. In Shobhit, we are committed to achieving excellence in research, and to ensuring that our research contributes to the well-being of society. The excellence and diversity of our research across the department of Ayurved, Agriculture Informatics, Bio-Informatics, Biotechnology, Biomedical, Electronics, Informatics & Computer Engineering, Electrical, Mechanical, Civil Engineering, Pharmacy, Physical & Mathematical Sciences, Management Studies, Humanities, Education, Law and Naturopathy & Yoga means that in addition to our achievements in fundamental research, we are also well-positioned to make significant contributions to the national innovation agenda. The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Indian Citation Indexed 2016 has ranked Shobhit University 1st in Research Productivity based on Citation/Paper among non-government Universities.
With an understanding that to carry out research of the highest quality, it can no longer merely be an 'in-house' affair, the university has signed a number of MoUs with national and international Universities/ research organizations to develop a platform for communication, collaboration and to promote research as well as academic activities. The University is proud of being a preferred destination for recruitment among young universities in India. Since its inception the University has educated a vast number of students drawn from as diverse backgrounds as deep interiors of rural sections of the Uttar Pradesh, urban-middle class, and metropolitan segments along with international students.
The University has made a mark in creation and dissemination of knowledge in inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary areas, and is marching ahead towards the goal of providing quality higher education and achieving excellence in the national context.
Meerut, the second largest city in the National Capital Region (NCR) after New Delhi, offers excellent multi-cultural and cohesive environment to the young students coming from different parts of the country. The city has a unique blend of modernity and tradition.