The Deccan College, Post-Graduate and Research Institute, Pune is the third oldest Educational Institute in India. The Hindoo College was started on 6th October, 1821 by the Bombay Presidency Government at the initiative of its Governor, Mountstuart Elphinstone by using the Dakshina Fund, which was started by Khanderao Dabhade, a Maratha Sardar and continued by the Peshwas for propagating Sanskrit studies
To build ancient knowledge system through discovery and scientific analyses of valuable information and historical data and to disseminate its significance to the region and the nation to achieve Cultural Growth, Social Parity, National Integration and provide future direction.
Provide an exceptionally conducive learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional achievements and responsible global citizenship.Synthesise archaeological, linguistic and Sanskrit literary aspects in the heritage related studies to achieve leadership in the country and outside.Generate and spread the specialized primary sources to educate common people about the significance of traditional knowledge system and get their involvement in the preservation and protection of cultural heritage of the country.
Vice ChancellorProf. Vasant Shinde
AddressDeccan College Road,Yerawada, Pune 411 006. Maharashtra, INDIA