Shri Shaileshbhai Shah

Shri Shaileshbhai Shah

Founder & Chairman Emeritus

Profile of Mr. Shaileshbhai Shah, Patron, Sigma University:

Mr. Shaileshbhai Shah is a self-made entrepreneur with a remarkable journey from the industrial sector to becoming a prominent figure in the field of education. With a diploma in Engineering specializing in Electrical and Mechanical streams, he boasts over five decades of diverse experience spanning across Electrical Engineering, Textiles, Chemical Industries, and Education.

Driven by his vision to extend quality education to the students of Central Gujarat, Mr. Shah embarked on a transformative path, transitioning from a hardcore industrialist to an esteemed educationalist. His journey began in 2002 with the establishment of the first school, and under his visionary leadership, the Sigma Group now encompasses educational institutions ranging from Kindergarten to Postgraduate levels.

The Group offers a comprehensive range of programs including Diploma, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees in Engineering, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Bachelor and Master in Pharmacy, Bachelor in Physiotherapy, B.Sc. Nursing & GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery), and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), alongside English Medium C.B.S.E. and Gujarat Board schools. With a student strength exceeding 15,000 and a staff force of over 700, Sigma University stands as a beacon of academic excellence.

Situated on a sprawling 45-acre campus in Bakrol, near Vadodara city, Sigma University boasts extensive infrastructure spanning over 6,50,000 square feet. Additionally, the Group operates four campuses in the Vadodara vicinity, providing a conducive environment for education across various disciplines. Sigma Group also offers hostel facilities for both girls (on-campus) and boys (off-campus) with dedicated transportation services and a range of accommodation options.

Mr. Shah’s commitment to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship is evident through the initiation of Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development activities, coupled with financial aid programs to support student-led innovations. Furthermore, his philanthropic endeavors extend to offering scholarships to academic and sports achievers, reflecting his unwavering dedication to societal welfare.

Despite his extensive public engagements, Mr. Shah has maintained an impeccable record, steering clear of legal entanglements or controversies. His steadfast determination and unwavering integrity have been instrumental in building Sigma University into a thriving institution, serving as a testament to his remarkable character and leadership.

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