About Dayananda Sagar Institutions

Dayananda Sagar Institutions was born out of the educational vision of the late Sri Dayananda Sagar in the early sixties. A contemporary leader in the realm of education, one of India’s most esteemed educational associations, Dayananda Sagar Institutions (DSI) is an organization that operates under the aegis of Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peetha Trust, Bangalore, labelled as the Silicon Valley of India. 

Our Multi-disciplinary institution is notable for the finest qualitative education that it imparts, ranging from schools, Pre-university colleges, Graduate to Post-graduation and Doctoral programs covering Engineering, Dental Sciences, Biological Sciences, Arts, Commerce, Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing, Allied Health, along with Business Management and Information Technology.

DSI's drive to universalization is exhibited through its joint research and exchange programmes with academic institutions all across the world. The institution's educational philosophy is to blend individual academic brilliance with holistic development. In this regard, students are provided with a challenging academic atmosphere, well-equipped lecture halls and laboratories, replete libraries, and computer networking, in addition to our high-quality teaching team. There are also opportunities for doctorate and post-doctoral research. Apart from academics, we have outstanding sports and recreational facilities. Outside the classroom, students have safe hostel facilities to lodge both local and international students, as well as modern cafeterias. These amenities are reflected in the institution's mission, which focuses on the students' overall development as responsible citizens, intellectually awake and creative, growing with mutual understanding and solidarity, and moulding them into ethically sensitive future leaders.

Our Founders

Dayananda Sagar Institution is named in honour of its founder president Late Shri R Dayananda Sagar. He was a great, confident leader who saw no reason why, as an Indian, he could not provide education for all sections of society. Best known for his pivotal role in setting up the Mahatma Gandhi Vidya Peetha Education Trust (MGVP), Late Shri R Dayananda Sagar also played an important role in the education sector of the emerging India

 (Late) Dr. Chandramma D Sagar was a nationally- renowned Obstetrician and Gynecologist who went on to serve as an Honorary Surgeon to three former Presidents of India and three Governors of State. She was the recipient of the highest of honors with a Gold Medal from Mysore Medical College while in University. To pursue her interests and education further, she headed to the United Kingdom in the 1950s. She was the first lady doctor from India to be bestowed with a triple FRCS; FRCS (London), FRCS (Edinburgh) FRCS (Glasgow). Her love for her country, India, and her people pulled her back to India where a bright future awaited her. She served as the Dean of Vani Vilas Hospital in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Later, in the year 1963, she founded Chandra Nursing Home, which is the building block of creating the very Sagar Healthcare Division. In the memory of Dr. Chandramma D Sagar, CDSIMER has been founded.

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