ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY
The University of Pune is a state-owned university located in Pune, Maharashtra, India. It conducts undergraduate as well as graduate programs in a variety of fields such as Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Architecture, Pharmacology, Medicine, Law and Business Administration. The university offers 159
majors of study under 13 faculties. The 411-acre university
campus only has graduate programs (Masters and Doctorate
programs) in specialized fields of science and arts and is chiefly concerned with research. There are almost 200 colleges affiliated to the university, which offer various programs (including the undergraduate programs) of the university.
About the department
The University of Pune houses IUCAA (Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics) and TIFR’s NCRA (National
Center for Radio Astronomy) which is currently engaged in
GMRT (Giant Meter wave Radio Telescope) projects, the largest of its kind in the world. The campus also has the C-DAC (Center for Development of Advanced Computing) which has
indigenously developed the supercomputer PARAM-10000.
Telecommunication Engineering) Program
The engineering programs of the university are available in 21 affiliated engineering colleges. Admissions to these colleges are centrally administered by the Directorate of Technical Education of the Govt. of Maharashtra. The program structure is decided by representative professors of the participating colleges forming the faculty of engineering. Although courses are taught
independently at the affiliated colleges, they have a common syllabus and requirements. Undergraduate programs last four
years and lead to a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree.
Graduate programs lead to either Master of Engineering (M.E.) or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees. The University of Pune has one of the largest engineering programs with almost 30,000 undergraduate students in various branches...
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