Dev Sanskriti Vishwavidyalaya is a unique higher education institution that strives constantly to uphold and enhance the combination of contemporary education with spiritual training. It is the manifested dream of the chief patron Pt. Shriram Sharma Acharya. The Chancellor of the University is Dr. Pranav Pandya, who is also head of the senior management of Shanti Kunj, a socio-spiritual academy dedicated to the upliftment of mankind through the process of self-refinement. This lays the foundation of the strong governance of this institution.

The University believes in a transformational leadership process where the  upper management enables the next level and assists them in making decisions and thus creating a conducive and productive environment. The Chancellor is assisted by Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice Chancellor, Finance Officer, Registrar, Controller of Examinations and Directors and Heads of Departments in developing, implementing and continuously improving the processes and systems to run the University.

Shri Vedmata Gayatri Trust is the University stakeholder that makes all the key decisions with regard to their academic initiative at DSVV. The Chancellor is the part of the Trust and some members of the governing council of the University are among the trustees of Shri Vedmata Gayatri Trust. The government and regulating bodies support and guide the University in policy making. Finally, the main stakeholder of the University is considered as the society. Students with character and competence have a sense of responsibility towards the society at large. This University feels that as an academic institution, it is building the future of the nation and therefore its students should be better citizens with ethics and ethos reflected in their conduct. DSVV is a people’s University as there is a large segment of the society which contributes in operating the system by offering financial assistance to the trust.