About Institute of Advanced Research & University for Innovation (IAR)
The Institute of Advanced Research (IAR) is an innovative modern university, which offers professionally focused undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree programs. IAR was established in 2006 with the support of the President of India Dr. A P
ith the support of the President of India Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, who inaugurated the Institute, and the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, who was then the Chief Minister of Gujarat. The University is financially supported by the Puri Foundation for Education in India, established by Professor Nathu Ram Puri, who is a leading industrialist in the UK with manufacturing and other businesses worldwide. The University is a not-for-profit institution and its sole purpose is to promote world-leading education, research, and innovation for young people nationally and internationally.
The Institute is well respected for its high quality of research nationally and internationally with the research being published in top international journals.
IAR was awarded the university status under the Gujarat Private Universities Amendment Act, 2011.
The University commenced offering educational programs in 2014 and currently has around 1300+ students in several undergraduate, masters and research degree programs.
The university aspires to be the leading university in the private higher education sector nationally with a strong international presence and with a focus on quality rather than scale.
The leader in intellectual and professional influence for the benefit of the society and the economy.
To provide outstanding professionally focused educational opportunities with a broadly-based curriculum and co-curricular programs that ensure our students will be most sought after by employers.
We will achieve this through world class research and innovation-led academic programs in partnership with employers through student centered learning strategies and cutting edge leaning environments..
Our University will be an outstanding place of learning and personal development for young people in our communities.
At the IAR we are committed to enable every individual student to achieve their best. In today’s rapidly developing knowledge environment, expansion of robotics and artificial intelligence in every sphere of human activity necessitate innovative education models. Alongside provision of high quality education in the chosen academic programs, we are committed to fostering creativity and confidence in our students. We are adamant that creative and confident graduates will be most successful in their career and in their lives generally. Our success is reflected by the success of our graduates and we are determined to ensure that our graduates will be most preferred by world leading employers and universities.