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About ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY

Welcome to ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY – India’s leading SkillTech University located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY is a Self-Financed University which has been established vide ATLAS SKILLTECH University, Mumbai Act, 2021 (Maharashtra Act No. XV of 2021) of the Government of Maharashtra.

The world of work has reformed dramatically and altered the prominence and heirarchy of skills across the globe, that calls for a highly agile and resilient workforce. Companies have realized the importance of ‘change’ and are investing heavily in skill development and upskilling of the work-force to become future ready. With the advent of Industry 4.0, companies are reinventing work practices which will need new skills and Tech savviness.

ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY is a futuristic model focused on emerging trends and skills for young India. Technology – enabled learning has changed the focus to skills - led education with strong participation from the Government, Industry and Academia.

ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY is a collaboration of eminent personalities from the academic and corporate world with an objective of transforming the skill development ecosystem and making it responsive to the current and future needs of both industry and citizens. ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY will play a lead role in promoting India's New Education Policy NEP.

For India, which has the largest demographic dividend, skill development is critical for both economic growth and social development. Providing a mechanism to acquire skills and creating a skills growth program for continuous improvement is fundamental to achieving inclusive and sustainable growth.

The State of Maharashtra accounts for 10% of India’s workforce and contributes to the highest GDP among all states. The ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY aims to bring Corporates and Academia together with an objective of addressing job opportunities and employment potential of Maharashtra and its people.

Destination Mumbai, an Urban University, a Campus within Corporates, a City-Centric and Corporate-Integrated Environment will become a leading learning hub. It will bring together the best minds and futuristic technologies for developing new age education in Design & Innovation, Management & Entrepreneurship, Media & Communication, Film & Animation and Digital Technology. The ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY will bring together students from across every academic discipline to experience the opportunities of new enterprise whilst nurturing a wider community of aspiring innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders.

The key differentiators of the SkillTech education will include technology-enabled learning environment, industry as faculty, simulative virtual lab experience, interdisciplinary choice-based learning, observerships, internships, apprenticeships and industry placements. Emphasis will be given on developing entrepreneurs as India needs job creators and not just job seekers. Ventures, Innovations, Enterprises will also focus on Family Managed Businesses, and Innovations in Tech & Policy and Startups. Based in the heart of Mumbai, ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY will be a place where students, alumni and local community will gain the skills they need to compete in this new Digital World.

"ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY STRUCTURING TODAY'S CLASSROOM FOR TOMORROW'S WORK PLACE"

ATLAS Story

VISION

To create the leaders of the future, equipped with the skills of tomorrow

MISSION

To empower learners with 21st century skills and interdisciplinary knowledge to excel in the 4th Industrial Revolution

Core Values

New-age Academic Excellence

Our programs focus on new-age technologies to ensure future-oriented development

Exceptional Student Outcomes

We recognise students as the priority & focus on
outcome-based learning

Distinctive World-class Faculty

Our incentives & facilities for attracting & retaining the experienced faculty

Iconic Urban
Campuses

Our infrastructure is designed to help students explore & realise their true potential

High Impact Corporate Connect

Creating partnerships with industries to provide excellent placement opportunities







President's Message

Dr Indu Shahani

President, ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY

Dr Indu Shahani has been acknowledged as a visionary thought leader for her significant contribution to education and value-based leadership. Dr Shahani has over four decades of experience and has been the Principal of H R College, University of Mumbai (2000-2016) which is the highest NAAC accredited single faculty college till date (3.72/4). She has also been the member of University Grants Commission (2011 -2014). For her exceptional service to the field of education, Dr Shahani was Sheriff of Mumbai for two successful terms 2008 & 2009.

Dr Shahani was the first Indian to be appointed Vice-Chair on the Board of Governors of the International Baccalaureate and has over a decade of experience with the IB worldwide. She has been awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters (D.Litt) degree by the University of Westminster, London. Dr Shahani has been visiting faculty at UC Berkeley, NYU Stern, USA and she has been a Lead Speaker at various conferences in India and abroad. She has also developed many international linkages for students and faculty with leading universities in USA, UK, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Singapore and South Africa. She has mentored generations of students nationally and internationally.

Dr Indu Shahani has been invited on leading Corporate Boards and key listed companies that have provided an impetus for ‘Academia - Industry Collaboration’, the subject of her PhD. from University of Mumbai.

Dr Shahani is an Independent Director on -

  • • Colgate Palmolive (India) Limited
  • • United Spirits Limited – Diageo
  • • HSBC Asset Management
  • • Bajaj Electricals Limited
  • • Clariant
  • • Eureka Forbes Limited
  • • Lighthouse Learning Limited

Dr Shahani has also been invited as a board member on The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) and she is an active member of Population First and the former chair of Womens India Trust (WIT) and United Way Mumbai.

Dr Shahani has received many Awards, prominent among them are ‘Women of the Decade Achievement Award’ by ASSOCHAM; ‘Citizen of Mumbai Award’ by Rotary Club of Bombay and ‘Excellence in Education Award’ by FICCI FLO.

Governing Body

DR INDU SHAHANI

President,

ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY

MR RONNIE SCREWVALA

Chairperson & Co-Founder,

upGrad

MR SIDDHARTH SHAHANI

Executive President & Co Founder,

ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY

DR RAJAN WELUKAR

Vice Chancellor,

ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY

DR VIJAY KHOLE

Vice Chancellor,

University of Mumbai (2004-2009)

Prof. PRADYUMNA VYAS

Director,

NID (2009-2019)

Prof. HINA THAKKAR

Member, Governing Body,

ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY

Prof. MEENA KRISHNA

Member, Governing Body,

ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY

Prof. BULBUL CHOUDHARY

Member, Governing Body,

ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY

UNIVERSITY Leadership Team

Prof Hina Thakkar

Pro Vice Chancellor

Prof Meena Krishna

Pro Vice Chancellor & I/C Registrar

Prof Bulbul Chaudhary

Pro Vice Chancellor

Prof Meena Desai

Dean Admissions

Prof Anando Dutta

Dean School of Design & Innovation

Dr Kamatchi Iyer

Dean School of Management & Entrepreneurship

Dr Shefalika Narain

Dean School of Media & Communication

Prof Jitendra Arora

Dean School of Film & Animation

Prof Subodh Khanna

Chief Financial Officer

Kangana Naik

Director HR

Manish Dalmia

Sr. Director Marketing & Admissions

Prof Bhargavi Deshpande

Director of Student Experience

Prof Bhanu Varma

Director for Assessment & Evaluation

Prof Aditya Kashyap

Director for Academic Excellence

Dr Malcolm Homavazir

Director of Internal Quality Assurance Cell

Prof Ameya Ambulkar

Director of Post Graduate Programs (PGP)

Faculty

Dr Amit Kundal

Prof Prarthana Patil

Prof Poonam Mishra

Prof Solange Suri

Prof Shamit Shrivastav

Prof Meenal Sutaria

Prof Arun Lakra

Prof Vaibhav Mohite

Prof Sharmeen Honey

Prof Dipika Bhatia

Prof Vipul Pancholi

Prof Yukti Khajanchi

Prof Prachi Pawar

Prof Utsav Shroff

Prof Manthan Gala

recognition

ACT

Notification-1

Notification-2

UGC - 2(f) Letter

AIU Letter