The great saint "Swami Darshnanand Saraswati" established Gurukul Mahavidyalaya in the year 1907 on the bank of Holy River Ganga which is managed by the registered society "Mahavidyalaya Sabha" that runs a mix of oriental and modern courses to cater to the needs of students from various sections of society. Keeping in view of Specific demand for the professional education in Haridwar "Swami Darshnanand Institute of Management and Technology" was launched under the aegis of Mahavidyalaya Sabha. As there was no facility for the girl's students of Haridwar and adjoining areas to enroll in the professional courses like MBA, BBA, and BCA and they had to run to far off places for this purpose.
Library: Library is the most important section of every educational institute. Our Institutional Library is Computerized and equipped with the large and good collection of latest books. Institutional Library is having books related to all the courses offered by the polytechnic. Apart from the books the library has magazine, journals and other current study materials. Video Cassettes and CD-ROMs are also available for the reader’s users. Department from Technical books general books on Literature, social issues, Psychology, sports and other fields are available for overall development of readers.
The institute has separate hostel facilities for boys and girls. The hostels provide the inmates with modern facilities and best possible hygienic food. There are regular bus service for the students provided by the institute itself between the hostel and the institute. In special circumstances Guest Room could be arranged outside campus with prior notice.
Training and placement cell in the institution play an important role. It strives to organize relevant training to students & staff, it has been working diligently to secure final placement for students.