The Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) was sponsored by a non-governmental, Non-profit-motive making registered society, namely, Gandhi Vidya Mandir (GVM). The Government of India has accorded it the formal recognition of Deemed University, under Section 3 of the UGC Act-1956 vide notification F.9-29/2000-U.3 of 25th June 2002, and by the UGC vide notification F.6-25/2001 (cpp-i) of 17th July 2002.
The University is nestled like an oasis in the Thar desert, near the town of Sardarshahr in India ’s north-western state of Rajasthan. It is about 300 km west of Delhi , 125 km east of Bikaner and 250 km north of Jaipur (connected by rail and road). GVM has its own triad of helipads.
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GVM was founded in 1950, on a 1000- acre piece of land, on one of the harshest and most backward terrains. Acutely prone to droughts, heat and cold waves, epidemics and other travesties of nature, GVM has striven to alleviate the acute backwardness through various permanent and adhoc programmes of education, culture, livelihood, health and hygiene, vocations etc.