Lingaya's University was established as Lingaya's Institute of Management & Technology (LIMAT). It was established in the memory of great freedom fighter Late Shri Gadde Lingaya who sacrificed his life at the alter of the freedom of his motherland and its very foundations are based on the dream of this noble visionary son of India. Later on, the institute was declared as Deemed-to-be-University in the name of Lingaya's University under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. The University’s singular objective and mission is to facilitate and promote studies, research and extension work with a focus on professional education in the emerging areas of higher education in Engineering, Technology and Management, achieve excellence in these and related fields, thereby to equip the students to become effective professionals with good career prospects to meet the emerging global and industrial needs of the society and Nation in the 21st century.