Faculty is the core engine of the University and is involved in managing every aspect of the university affairs. SMVDU has, from the beginning, focussed on diversity in specialization of the faculty members. This has ensured that today the University has faculty members who come from various parts of the country and have made their name in their areas of specialization. Asignificant part of the Faculty members at SMVDU have rich teaching & research experience at institutions of eminence including IITs, IISc, NITs etc. The Faculty members picked from across the country on basis of their specialization, thus amassing specialists from diverse fields. The selection of faculty members at SMVDU is generally done by a panel of eminent academicians including professors from IITs & IIMs. The objective is to pick the best teacher and researcher for the students who study at SMVDU. Only Faculty with strong commitment towards the development of the students and the university are handpicked.
Adjunct faculty & Visiting faculty members from Indian & Foreign institutions are also invited regularly to the university to expose the students to a wider knowledge base.
Being a residential university, the faculty members with their families and the students stay on the campus. This ensures 24 x 7 interaction between the faculty members and the sudents and the facultymembers become more than just teachers for the students. Faculty members act as Mentors for the students advising them on host of career related and other issues.The following chart shows the faculty statistics: