Maharashtra Academy of Engineering Education and Research (MAEER), was established as a society and trust with the sole aim of creating and developing professional education facilities to train the aspiring young generation and provide dedicated, ambitious and skilled professionals to serve society and the nation at large. MAEER believes that "The union of Science and Spirituality alone will bring Harmony and Peace to Humanity", as said by Swami Vivekananda. The vision of the founders of MAEER is to create a "Centre of Excellence in the field of Education and Research".

Since its inception, MAEER has been striving for the betterment of society through a value-based education system. With over 50,000 students across varied disciplines, it has achieved tremendous success in a short span of time and has created excellence in the fields of Engineering, Medicine, Research, Management, Primary and Secondary Education, Design, Peace Studies, Environment and Pollution control and also towards promoting Human Values and attaining the ultimate goal of World Peace. The motto of MAEER is "To harness the knowledge of Science and Technology for the welfare of society".

MAEER's Maharashtra Institute of Technology (MIT) was founded in the year 1983 by Prof. Vishwanath D. Karad (Founder, Executive President and Director General), along with the collective efforts of many educationists, scientists and social thinkers. MIT is one of the first few private Engineering Colleges in the state, now offering academic programs in more than 63 institutions for over 50,000 students annually.

MIT has excelled in the field of education and is known today as one of the foremost centers of education and learning not only in India, but world over. For thousands of its students it has been a gateway to professional excellence. To meet the demands of a changing and challenging global environment, MIT offers academic programmes in Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, and Management through classroom as well as the distance learning mode.

The MIT Group of Institutions has grown exponentially in the past three decades, making a tremendous impact in the field of education throughout the country. With more than 10 campuses in the state of Maharashtra covering almost 1000 acres of area, the MIT Group provides education in the fields of Engineering, Medicine, Pharmacy, Marine Engineering, Telecom Management, Design, Food and Technology, Business Administration, Government and Education.