Jaypee University of Engineering & Technology, Guna has been established vide Government of Madhya Pradesh gazette extra ordinary No.3 of 2010 dated 29th April 2010 as a private university in the State of MP under the provisions of MP Niji Vishwavidyalaya Adhiniyam 2007. The university has been notified by the UGC under section 2(f) of the UGC Act, 1956. It is sponsored by Rs.25,000 Crores Jaypee Group, a conglomerate with interest in various fields such as infrastructure, power generation, expressways, cement, education, real estate etc. It was earlier Jaypee Institute of Engineering and Technology, Guna, established in the year 2003 based on the MOU signed between Jaiprakash Sewa Sansthan (a not-for-profit trust) and the Government of Madhya Pradesh with an aim of becoming a Center of Excellence in Engineering and Technology in MP.
This is one of the four Universities established for imparting Engineering education by the Jaiprakash Sewa Sansthan (JSS), an educational initiative which recognizes the role of IT and emerging technologies in improving the quality of life of the people of India. JUET's location at Raghogarh, in Guna district, is a well thought out as it serves backward district of MP such as Shivpuri, Gwalior, Sheopur, Ashoknagar, Sagar, Rajgarh, Vidisha etc. This region, currently in a rural setting with strong agricultural activities is likely to grow as a major industrial hub. JUET is being developed as a major center to provide competent, well trained technical manpower to the region.
The JUET campus on the national highway linking Agra to Mumbai sprawls over 125 acre as a modern institution of higher learning in the field of engineering and technical education. The foundation stone of this institution was laid on 15th March 2002 by the then chief minister of Madhya Pradesh Shri Digvijay Singh. The academic activities started in the year 2003. Presently the university offers 4 year (8 semester) B.Tech Programmes, M.Tech. Programmes and Doctoral Programmes in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering and Mechanical Engineering. The Doctoral Programmes are also available in Mathematics and Physics streams. Six Semester Diploma programs in Civil Engineering with specialization in Cement Technology and Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Thermal Power are also offered at present.
The University has the modern well laid out and green campus with well equipped state-of-the-art laboratories and library, which provides a pleasant and intellectually stimulating ambience for students in eco-friendly environment. Special emphasis has been laid on developing an environment highly conducive for
Building of a solid foundation of knowledge
Pursuit of excellence and self discipline
Inculcation of creativity through motivation and drive, which helps to produce innovative professionals well equipped for the rigors of emerging challenges of professional and social life.
The University aims to offer the complete educational spectrum of programs in emerging technologies at the degree levels. Research in emerging areas of technology is a major thrust and is leveraged for all academic pursuits.