The venerated Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, established by Jagadguru Adi Sankara, who adorned it as the first Shankaracharya, has seen an unbroken lineage of Peethadhipatis.
The 68th Sankaracharya in this Guru parampara, Parama Pujya Mahaswamiji, Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Swamiji, is revered as Walking God. The University is fortunate to be established in His Holy Name by Parama Pujya Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamiji , the 69th Acharya and Param Pujya Sri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswti Swamiji, the 70th Acharya.
In addition to its concern for the spiritual upliftment of Society, Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam has with the guidance of the Shankaracharya Swamijis worked for the welfare of the society, especially in the fields of Education and Healthcare. The Acharyas blessed not only the running of traditional Veda Patashalas that are beacon lights of our culture, but also blessed institutions that imparted contemporary education. Our University is blessed to be founded with the blessings of Pujyashri Shankaracharya Swamigal with the aim providing quality education coupled with value-based orientation and to produce graduates of excellent character and caliber, who will not only excel in their chosen profession, but will also contribute immensely to the development of our Society and in Nation Building. The university is confident that with the Patronage of our Guru Acharya Pujyasri Shankaracharya Swamigal, it will scale new heights in achieving excellence.