Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune Maharashtra is established in the year 1949 as State University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build career in the field of Engineering, Management and Humanities. Savitribai Phule Pune University is having Affiliation with reputed UGC and NAAC-A. Management of Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune is working under Shri Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao (Chancellor).
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Savitribai Phule Pune University is also known by the name Pune University is among the top rated educational institutions of India. Founded in the year 1949 on 10th February, the University is spread over an area of 411 acres campus and consists of around 46 divisions. It was named after the former social reformer Savitribai Phule who contributed towards the empowerment of women through education.
The University is ranked 7th among the top universities in India by Times Higher Education. Underworld University rankings of 2018, the University ranked 188 in Asia, 143 among the BRICS and Economies University Rankings in 2017. In 2018 only, it was ranked 207 by the QS World University Rankings in Asia. There are several colleges affiliated to the University and admissions in them are done by the marks gained in the National level entrance exams. The University also organizes its entrance exams for getting admissions in several courses.
This University has a mission to be globally accepted. It focuses on having a Center of Excellence in conserving, advancing, creating and disseminating the knowledge. It wants to handle the challenges of large importance and is devoted to enriching the faculty as well as the students in contributing meaningful development in the field of social, economic and technological.
A Brief Overview SPPU
Started in 1948, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) is an education institution situated in the urban setting of Pune. It is a non-profit organisation for the purpose of delivering value education to students. University is a place of coeducational education accredited or restructured by the University Grants Commission.
The vice chancellor doctor M.R. Jayakar under whose legislations the Poona University Act was passed. The act was passed by Bombay legislation in 1948. The University was aided by the then chief minister and education minister B.G. Kher for occupying a large area for the campus. In the year 2014, on 9th august the name of the University amended from University of Pune to Savitribai Phule Pune University in the honor of great leader Savitribai Phule. She was a reformer who played a major role in improving the conditions of women and Dalit communities during British colonial rule in Maharashtra. In starting, the University had an extended jurisdiction over 12 districts of western Maharashtra.
The University has recognized 70 research institutes for the purpose of research. Some of them are Indian Statistical Institute, National Chemical Laboratory, National Institute of Virology and various other research sectors.
International Collaboration of SPPU
Savitribai Phule University organizes program of academic participation with world-famous universities covering a wide range of subject from several field such as Science, Language, and arts, etc. The leading universities with which the Savitribai Phule University collaborates are:
The University of Cornell,
The University of Manchester,
East Anglia University,
The University of York,
The University of North Carolina,
The University of Pennsylvania,
Study Abroad Programs
The famous University offers the opportunity to students for studying abroad. The University has launched a program named 'Study Abroad Program' partnered with foreign universities such as University of Central Queensland (Australia). University of Tehran (Iran), University of Calgary (Canada), University of Bremen (Germany), University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and University of Sorbonne (Paris).
Jayakar Knowledge Resource Center established in January 1950 is the central library of Savitribai Phule University. The library named in honor of Dr. M.R. Jayakar, the first vice-chancellor of the University. Services such as Internet Searching and printing, Reprography, Book lending, Inter-Library Loan, Reference Services, Extended reading room availability, and Literature search service are for the students.
The University has computer system well-modified with 60 states of art PCs and Desktop with a high-speed internet connection. The campus has a connection to superb Wi-Fi network.
The institute has an auditorium for organizing workshops, seminars & conferences, and extra-curricular activities. It has LCD projector, public address system, modern lighting system, and comfortable seats. The institute has a large air-conditioned auditorium with the availability of 150 seats for the audience. The institute believes in freedom of thought, encouraging growth, and cultivating vision and also imparts the spirit of professionalism.
The library has a vast collection of information related to management and general subjects. Currently, the library has more than 48 journals National as well as International repute. The library has 3100 books as well as 1315 titles in the field of management and allied topics. It contains 185 CDs, 11 National Newspaper in (4 languages). The library provides Book-bank facility for students. It provides an E-library facility to the students for going through any research work. The library subscribes for digital learning content from a database of EBSCO online.