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MAHARASHTRA Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth
Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune (Deemed University)

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Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
Established in Year: 2003

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, comprising of Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune, was accorded the status of University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide Notification No. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary & Higher Education, New Delhi, and (ii) Notification No.F6-9/2003 (CPP-I) dated 24/01/2003 by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi.

Education is much more than the mere collection and distribution of knowledge. It offers intellectual hospitality, opportunities for innovation, creativity; power of thought and imagination. It envisages development of character and inculcation of a firmness of mind and zeal to offer one's best to the world. Education is the means of unfolding moral and spiritual potentialities of men.

The mission of the Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, is "To contribute to the socio-economic and ethical development of the nation, by providing high quality education through institutions that have dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art infrastructure, and are capable of developing competent professional and liberal-minded citizens".

With this mission the University has been providing high quality education in the Faculties of Medicine, Dentistry, Allied Medical Sciences, Nursing, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Management and distance learning through eight institutions. In each programme the University ensures the provision of high quality education, the pursuit of knowledge and the creation of new ideas.

Though the University started with one constituent unit, i.e. the Medical College in January 2003, it has now eight constituent colleges/institutions offering a variety of programmes. These are as follows:

  • Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune
  • Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences, Pimpri, Pune
  • Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing, Pimpri, Pune
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute, Tathawade, Pune
  • Global Business School and Research Centre, Tathawade, Pune

All these constituent colleges/institutions have dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art infrastructure with well-stocked libraries and well-equipped laboratories. Faculty members are devoted to the promotion of quality education through the imparting of instruction to students and through dedicated research. Through quality education we empower the student workforce to look forward confidently to the future knowing that they have the capabilities to meet the challenges of today's global environment.

To summarise- In a short period of seven years, the university has turned out to be a boon to the students as it
Offers advanced curricula, keeping in tune with the recent developments in the fields
Promotes for research in the constituent colleges/institutions
Ensures timely admissions through scrupulously planned and executed Entrance Test on all India level and starts the colleges/institutions early giving sufficient time for teachers to make full justice to the curricula of the university
Provides for extra-curricular activities
Declares results in the shortest possible time
Takes personal care of students.


  • The Vidyapeeth has been accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.08 in September 2009 for the period of five years.
  • The Vidyapeeth has well set objectives and goals.
  • All the constituent units have a state-of-the-art infrastructure and qualified faculty.
  • The Medical College is one of the few colleges in India that was allotted post-graduate seats immediately after the first batch of MBBS students graduated.
  • The MBBS degree of the Medical College has been recognized by the Malaysian Medical Council making graduates of the college eligible for registration and practice in Malaysia.
  • The Dental College has received 'A' Grade from NAAC in 2007. It was then only the second institution in India to be so graded.
  • The BDS degree of the Dental College has been recognized by the Malaysian Dental Council making graduates of the college eligible for registration and practice in Malaysia.
  • The University is a Member of Association of Indian Universities (AIU) as well as Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU).
  • The Medical and Dental Colleges have together secured the maximum number of student research projects from the ICMR – 10 in 2006, 33 in 2007, 26 in 2008 and 17 in 2009.
  • The University offers diverse spectrum of courses ranging from Diploma to Super Specialty Courses in the Faculty of Medicine and Ph.D. in other faculties.
  • Advanced curriculum.
  • Formal and informal needs assessment and course evaluations are carried out by the Vidyapeeth.
  • Feedback is obtained from academic peers, employers, faculty, students and alumni.
  • Group discussions, seminars, journal clubs, case presentations are held regularly to complement traditional class room teachings.
  • Faculty development programmes are initiated and utilized.
  • Student counselling centre, grievance redressal cell and parent-teacher associations are functioning.
  • Student progress is closely monitored and communicated to parents/guardians.
  • Necessary ambience is provided to encourage innovation and creativity among students.
  • Campuses have got modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) facilities.
  • Promotion of Research, Extension and Consultancy activities are encourage.
  • Emphasis on all-round professional development among students.
  • 1GB internet connectivity for the campus under National Knowledge Network.

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Medical College

  • M.B.B.S
  • M.D.
  • M.S.
  • PG Diploma
  • Super Specialty
  • Ph.D.

Nursing College

  • B.Sc.
  • P. B. B. Sc.
  • M.Sc.
  • Ph.D.

Dental College & Hospital

  • B.D.S.
  • M.D.S.
  • Ph.D.

Biotechnology & Bioinformatics

  • B.Tech (Biotechnology)
  • B.Tech (Bioinformatics)
  • M.Tech (Biotechnology)
  • M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
  • Ph.D. (Bioinformatics)
  • Ph.D. (Biotechnology)

Physiotherapy College

  • B.P.T.
  • M.P.T.
  • Ph.D.

Global Business School

  • M.B.A.
  • Ph.D.

Optometry & Visual Sciences

  • B.Optom (Clinical Optometry

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Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune (Deemed University)
(Accredited by NAAC with 'A' grade)
Sant Tukaram Nagar, Pimpri, Pune – 411018
Maharashtra, India.

Phone +91 20 27420069 / 27420156,
Fax +91 20 27420010
E-mail id – info (a) dpu.edu.in

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