Desh Bhagat University, Mandi Gobindgarh has come into existence as a State Private University under Punjab Govt. Desh Bhagat University Act, 2012. It has evolved from Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes which was established in 1996 near Mandi Gobindgarh, a well-known industrial town of Punjab, and had its campuses at Mandi Gobindgarh, Muktsar, Moga, Chandigarh and Kenya. The University has been established with the lofty mission of pursuing excellence in higher education by providing the young students a distinct and unique combination of academic, professional and personal development.
The Parent organization, Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes was founded under the diligent and dynamic leadership of Dr. Zora Singh, M.B.B.S., DCH. in the loving memory of his late father, Sh. Lal Singh Ji, a veteran Freedom Fighter and an associate of Netaji Subhash Chander Bose. The Group commenced as Aasra Foundations (Regd.) and Satguru Foundations (Regd.) in 1996, and has always stood apart from others for its excellent infrastructure, highly qualified faculty and world class facilities needed for personal and professional growth.
The various courses to be taught in this university include different post graduate/degree/diploma/certificate courses in different streams like Engineering, Management, Hotel Management, Computer Sciences, Ayurveda, Nursing, Education, Commerce, Media, Animation, Airlines, Art & Craft and Fashion Technology. Located in a totally pollution free environment, the university has a sprawling campus with state-of-the-art infrastructure including lush green Wi-Fi Campus, AC Class Rooms equipped with latest teaching aids, computer labs having latest model computers, well-stocked digital libraries, hostels for boys & girls with all modern facilities, seminar/conference halls, playgrounds and its own fleet of buses to transport students from different places.
The ultimate aim of Desh Bhagat University is to provide quality education and the best possible exposure to its students in order to make them not only highly successful professionals, managers, entrepreneurs and technologists but also to make them fully responsible and awakened members of the society by imparting them the much-needed value education and soft skills. There is also special emphasis on the holistic development of the personalities of the students with a view to make them time-relevant, market-relevant and society -relevant individuals.