University of Pune
University of Pune is one of the premier universities in India which is exactly located in the North-western part of Pune and its land area is about 411 acres. The university was established in 1948 under the Poona University Act passed by the Bombay legislature. With 46 academic departments, the university of Pune is also known as 'Oxford of the East’. It holds nearly 612 affiliated colleges and 307 recognized research institutes providing graduate and under-graduate academic programs. University of Pune holds the highest "A" rating which has been given by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) for its overall academic performance.
The University of Pune offers excellent academic courses in various departments, such as Arts, Science, Languages, Commerce and Management Studies. The main building of the University was built in 1864 and it was known as the Governor's House and also home to the nation's premier institute for astronomy, IUCAA.
Now, the University of Pune has nearly 41 graduate departments, 232 recognized research institutions and 433 colleges, with a registration of more than 496,531 students for both the undergraduate and Post-graduate academic programs. D Y Patil College of Engineering is also comes under the University of Pune which has the largest number of engineering seats, that is 630 seats.
Additional excellent features of the university includes well-stocked library with millions of books regarding several fields, scholarships to the needy students, seminars and conferences on various subjects and also excellent facilities, good accommodation facility and hotels for students. More importantly, the university has a community radio, Vidyavani in which the programs are focused on various subjects and students’ welfare schemes of the University, various activities of the University and information about exams, results and so on. In Vidyavani, sometimes problems of young generations are also broadcasted.
For details visit: www.unipune.ac.in