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About University of Pune

UniversityPune is the main educational center of Maharashtra. Numerous students from every corner of India and the world come to Pune. It is quite safe and peaceful city as compared to other educational centers in India. The climate of Pune is pleasant and good for health. The city of Pune houses many well-known, established institutes and colleges. University of Pune is one of the finest and most popular educational centers in the city. It offers excellent programs in various areas including Science, Commerce, Arts, Languages and Management Studies.

About University of Pune

University of Pune, one of the premier universities in India, is positioned in the North-western part of Pune city. It occupies an area of about 411 acres. It was established on 10th February, 1949 under the Poona University Act. The university houses 46 academic departments. It is popularly known as the 'Oxford of the East'. It has about 307 recognized research institutes and 612 affiliated colleges offering graduate and under-graduate courses.

The university attracts many foreign students due to its excellent facilities. It offers good accommodation facility. There is a provision of hostel for the students. There is a well-stocked library containing plenty of books regarding various subjects. The university offers different scholarships to the students. The university conducts seminars and conferences for the students.

University at a glance

Date of Establishment  : 10th February, 1949.
Location   : Ganeshkhind Road,  Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Website address  :
Total area of the campus  : 411 Acres.
First Vice-Chancellor  : Dr. M. R. Jayakar.
Chancellor  : Shri Kateekal Sankaranarayanan
Vice -Chancellor  : Prof. (Dr.) W. N. Gade
Registrar  :    Dr. N. M. Kadu
Number of Academic  Departments  : 46
Jurisdiction  :   Ahmednagar, Nasik, Pune.
Number of Affiliated Colleges   :     629
Recognized Institutes  :   185
Research Institutes  : 22
Teachers in the University Departments  : 293
Faculties  :   13
Books & Journals in the University of Pune Jayakar Library : 4,22000 approx. (Includes books, periodicals and  other material)



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