Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) is a public university located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It is formally known as the University of Pune. It was established in 1948 as the University of Poona under the Poona University Act. In 1950, more than 411 acres of land was allocated to the university. The current main building of SPPU was built in 1864 and was then famous as the Governor’s House. The university got its current name in 2014 after the Savitribai Phule, an Indian social reformer.
It has been ranked 3rd in the country as per the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The university is counted in the list of Indian Universities with Potential for Excellence.
Faculty, Departments & Colleges
The university has seven faculties, more than 52 departments & institutes, and 20 schools & centres.
Faculty - Arts, Fine Arts and Performing Arts; Physical Education; Science; Management; Pharmaceuticals Science; Commerce; Law
Departments - Foreign Languages, Marathi, Biotechnology, Environmental Science, Zoology, Commerce, Management Science, Anthropology, Physical Education, Communication & Journalism, Mathematics, Botany and others
Colleges - SPPU has more than 400 affiliated colleges and over 200 recognized research institutions.
Programs & Degrees
The university offers a wide range of undergraduate, master’s and Ph.D. programs.
Fine Arts, Lalit Kala, Education, Physical Education, Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Pharmacy, Commerce, Laws, Social Legal Science, Pollution Environment, Computer Science, Environmental Pollution, Optometry and others
Foreign Languages, Sanskrit Linguistics, Education, Medical Biochemistry, Atmospheric Physics, Computer Management, Business Administration, Pharmacy, Commerce, Labour Laws and Labour Welfare, Laws, Petroleum Technology and others
Management, Philosophy, Science, Education, Commerce, Law, and others
The funds are raised for the research projects undertaken by the students in various areas. Such support helps in strengthening the research activities and encourages students and faculty to execute their projects more effectively. The collaboration with reputed agencies, organizations and institutes gives significant value to the quality and quantity of research of the university.
The university offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses through the various affiliated colleges and recognized institutes. Before applying for any course, applicants must check the eligibility requirements, fees, and other details for the specific program. All the detailed information is available on the university’s official website here.
SPPU campus is spread over 411 acres of area with lush green lawns and majestic buildings. The main building - a beautiful architecture with a tower - was designed by James Trubshawe in 1864.
The campus has a library, labs, cafeteria, canteens, health centre, walking track, sports complex, bank, post office, printing press, hostels, guest house, auditoriums and several other facilities.
The university campus provides a range of sports and games facilities to its students and staff. It includes courts, cricket & football grounds, playfields, gym, four auditoriums, accommodation for 80 sportsmen & women etc. SPPU Sports Complex has world-class facilities for outdoor and indoor sports and games. It also has an Olympic-size swimming pool.
The broad range of financial aid is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. It includes scholarships, free ship, stipend, etc. The students must meet the eligibility criteria to take benefits of the particular scholarship. You can find the list of scholarships here. Make sure to check each detail of the scholarship before applying.
Why to join?
Savitribai Phule Pune University provides the safe and peaceful learning environment with all essential academic and non-academic facilities to the students. It is fully equipped to take any challenge regarding teaching and research, thus empowering its students and faculty to make a significant contribution to the economic, technological and social development around the world.