Vice Chancellor's Message


Dr. Sitaram Soni is an eminent designer, engineer and educator, mostly in that order. He has vast and varied experience of about 30 years in research, industry and academia.


His expertise includes CAD/CAM, Robotics, Animation, Design, Aesthetics and Artificial Intelligence. He has worked on various projects for Indian and foreign MNCs, research and academic institutions like IITs and IIIT etc. He has had many academic assignments and projects with ETH Zurich, Switzerland and Chalmers University Gothenburg, Sweden. He is also the member of many international and national societies like ASME, ISTE, IE(I), ASI, IDSA etc. He has many publications to his credit in international journal of repute like ASME, Elsevier, Inderscience etc. He has also presented many papers in international and national conferences. He is a regular speaker in the field of AI, accelerated learning, mechanism of mind, humor, creativity and design.

His interests and skills are varied and wide, covering almost anything in the world. He is believer of lifelong learning with no boundaries. His philosophy presumes that there is no boundary among various fields of knowledge and everything is connected to everything else, and that is the source of creativity, innovation, humor and human ingenuity.

His recent interests are app development, data analytics, deep learning, brain computer interface and, Atomic processing and intelligence.

He has many innovative initiatives to his credit with paradigm shift in the process of educating the young students and to revamp the technical education. He has been instrumental in developing the ‘Center of Excellence’ in CAD, CAM and Robotics in various institutes. He is an early adapter of the ‘Make in India’ initiative for the skill development. He design the ‘Skill Training for Employability Program’ (STEP) for engineering graduates to learn the right set of skills and tools to become the real contributor in the global technology domain. He has been an in making the He developed about 10 robotic systems to popularize the robotics in school students, and to teach complex robotics concepts using the small and affordable robotics systems and flexible manufacturing systems.

He is an avid quality centric individual. The spirit of TQM is his reference scale for all his personal and professional activities. He has successfully led the institutes to accreditation by the agencies like NAAC and NBA with higher grades.

He created the Brand FUNgineering™ (A trademark of ITM group of Institutions) to popularize the science and mathematics education in the school children using the interactive software and affordable robotic systems.

Message: On behalf of the ITM University Raipur (ITMUR), I welcome all parents and students in this innovative and unique university. Choosing the right institute for your ward is an important decision and I trust and assure you that ITM group of institutions has been the preferred choice of the students and parents in school and higher education for last 26 years.

The present era of digital economy is forcing the organizations and institute to the constantly and quickly adapt to the changing ecosystem. The ITM University is continuously transforming itself not only to adapt to the changing ecosystem, but acting as the change initiator and change leader.

ITM University is able to provide the most relevant and excellent to its students in because of its commitment to quality and some fundamental features unique only to ITM group. Some of these are quick and sensible adaptation to the technology; personalized and effective teaching & learning; a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment; pleasant, respectful and helpful staff; focus on the overall personality development of the students etc. Due to these features in our teaching learning process, our graduates enter in the professional world with the confidence and capabilities that are poised to help them not only to find the best of the jobs, but also to act as the global leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs in addition to being the great world citizen. In doing so, they bring glory to their family, institute and the country.

The ITM University has been established for honing the skills of future professionals in the area of engineering, management, life sciences, law, hospitality, architecture and other domains of education.

Due to the above, ITM University has become the most sought after educational hub and gained prominence for its value based quality education. It is considered as one of the best educational destinations mainly due to its student-centric approach, ethics & discipline, sound infrastructure; qualitative job oriented educational curriculums, trained and qualified Faculties, clean, green, friendly and highly conducive learning and teaching environment.

At ITM University, we are always tuned to the latest knowledge and developments in the world and continue to redesign our activities to meet the world standards in higher education and training.

I wish all the students and their parent a great fulfilling and life long association with satisfying career and life.

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