Pune University – Numerous students, from every corner of this country and from across the globe, come to pursue their academic goals in Pune. The green-city is place to some of the renowned colleges and institutes of India, and University of Pune (UoP) is certainly one of the finest, popular and the most credible educational centers in the country. UoP offers excellent academic programs in myriad fields, which includes Science, Arts, Commerce, Management Studies and Languages.
Positioned in the North-Western part of Pune, the university occupies an area of more 411 acres, and it began molding the future of this country on February 10 1948, under the Poona University Act. Popularly known as the ‘Oxford of the East’, UoP has 46 academic departments, more than 118 recognized research institutes and around 269 affiliated colleges offering under-graduate and graduate courses. The university has also been attracting a large chunk of foreign students owing to its laudable facilities. It has got good hostel facilities, a library with massive collection of books; it gives away scholarships to support education and also conducts conferences and seminars on a regular basis.
- Advanced Study in Sanskrit
- Performing Art
- Foreign Languages
- Sanskrit and Prakrit Languages
- Atmospheric and Space Sciences
- Communication Studies
- Computer Science
- Environmental Science
- Instrumentation (USIC)
Commerce and Research
Management Science (PUMBA)
Education and Extension
Advanced Technology Blind Student’s Learning Center
Mental, Moral and Social Science
- Adult Continuing Education & Extension
- Communication & Journalism
- Politics & Public Administration
- Library & Information Science
- Defense & Strategic Studies
The UoP Undergraduate programs and courses are offered by many affiliated colleges and recognized institutes in the districts of Pune, Nashik and Ahmednagar. Students can find necessary information about the courses offered, eligibility criteria, fees, accommodation facilities and other details by contacting these affiliated Colleges and Institutes. Foreign students can contact the International Students Center section at the University for any query on admission and eligibility procedure.
The UoP offers post graduate degrees in many institutes and departments housed on and off campus. Each department has its own set of eligibility requirements that primarily depends on the specialization of the course or program offered. Details on the eligibility requirements are available at the Registrar’s office or online at the varsity website. Furthermore, one can also refer to the University of Pune booklet (Circular No. 283, 2006-07) for any information on conditions of eligibility for various courses and programs.
Pune University has an exceptionally beautiful and picturesque campus that is spread over 411 acres. The premises with its lush green lawns, beautiful fountains from the British times, and the majestic main building, have been a constant haunt for filmmakers, artists, and tourists. Furthermore, the UoP campus is surrounded by a large number of age-old trees, which lends a peaceful, yet invigorating feel to the entire environment around the campus, which is quite conducive for serious studies and research.
The campus also has many other buildings, namely the Administrative Building, Set Bhavan, buildings of various Post Graduate Departments, Competitive Examination Center, Jayakar Library, Boys and Girls Hostels, Students’ Welfare Department, Humanities Building, Printing Press, a number of Canteens, a Health Center and a Refectory.
UoP also provides round the clock medical facilities to its resident staffs and students, has facilities like a jogging track, banking and postal services, a printing press and placement cell, among others.
Phone numbers: 25601099/25696061/25690062/25696064/ 25696065
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