Fergusson College, Pune Pune , Maharashtra

  •   ESTD 1885
  •   Private
  •   NAAC Rating - A

About Fergusson College, Pune

 The establishment of Fergusson College took place in the academic year of 1884. It was established by Deccan Education Society (DES). The college is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University. The college has been approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The college has also been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with grade ‘A'. It has been given an ‘Autonomous' status. The college is mainly known for offering the courses in the field of Arts and Science. This public educational institution offers programs at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate level.

The infrastructure of the college is spread over an area of 65 acres. The college is basically known for its age-old architecture and humongous campus providing all the basic amenities. The campus of Fergusson College is comprised of 21 buildings. These buildings house a variety of departments. Some of the most important features of the college are mentioned below:

  • Bai Jerbai Wadia Library is considered to be one of the oldest libraries. It has a wide collection of very old and rare manuscripts that have now been digitized.
  • Sufficient number of well-ventilated classrooms with spacious seating arrangements.
  • Laboratories well equipped with the latest technologies.
  • NM Amphitheatre that can accommodate almost 1000 students. Besides, there are 13 audiovisual halls
  • Kimaya is an open roof theatre.
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Gymkhana and Grounds
  • New Academic Complex

Coming to its faculty, the faculty members are well educated and experienced in their respective subjects. The faculty members of Fergusson College use conventional as well as modern and advanced teaching aids. They try to help the students through curriculum and provide various techniques to make learning easier. They organize different seminars and visits to the students. They also help them through placement procedures. Teaching methods generally include chalkboard classrooms, presentations, and discussions.

Fergusson College Courses include programs at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. These programs are offered under several specializations. The candidates can choose the programs as per their interest. Besides these undergraduate and postgraduate programs, the college also provides certificate courses. These certificate courses include Women Development, Counseling Psychology, Photography, German Language, Spanish Language, and American Studies.

The admission procedure of the college can be completed online by visiting its official website. For Fergusson College Admissions the candidates are required to register themselves. After registering, the candidates must fill in the application form. Candidates seeking admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programs must fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria defined by the college.

  • Admission to BA, B. Sc, and B. Voc is entirely based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the senior secondary school. A merit list is released by the college according to which the candidates are shortlisted.
  • For admission to MA and M. Sc, the candidates are shortlisted based on either merit list or their performance in entrance examinations.

The Fergusson College Placement procedure involves various steps. The aspirants are expected to go through the placement activities. The placement cell of the college organizes various events in order to enhance the learning capabilities of the students. The students are shortlisted based on their academic performance.

Fergusson College fest is one of the best fests organized in the universities of Pune. These fests are organized to enhance students' participation in the events organized. These extra-curricular activities serve as a platform for many students to explore their qualities.  

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9 months ago

Shrushti Dhenge  Student

Best college in Pune 4/5

The course of mine was B.Voc in Media Communication and I have taken admission on the basis of the cut off of the college in my case my name came in the 3rd list and the percentage was 75.9% and this is an old and famous college of the city and everyone wants to study here and the building architect
7 months ago

Vijay Natha Devkate Animation - UG  Student

Overview 4/5

The degree was BA in Animation and the entrance exam of the college was there. the college is an Autonomous College and right now I am in the 1st year. This college is good in education and placement is given by the college.
1 year ago

Palak MCA / MCM  Student

Awesome experience 5/5

Very good college in our region, the teachers are very knowledgeable, campus is very cool, the gender ratio of college is almost same, we have lot of societies as well in our college
3 months ago

Nandre Aniket Uddhav BA  Student

Overview 4/5

My experience in college was very good and it is a very old college and part of Deccan education society and the college is also known for there best education and regular classes.
1 month ago

Anushree Agarwal BA  Student

Overview 2/5

No proper professors. No proper management. No on campus clubs. The crowd is average. The college needs to improve the professor part because it's not good at all.
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1 month ago

Tejasvita Khanna BSc  Student

Great College 4/5

It's a good college for arts and science streams. The location is ideal with lots of eating joints outside and the faculty is mostly good and helpful.
1 month ago

Anushree Agarwal BA  Student

Overview 2/5

No proper professors. No proper management. No on campus clubs. The crowd is average. The college needs to improve the professor part because it's not good at all.
3 months ago

Nandre Aniket Uddhav BA  Student

Overview 4/5

My experience in college was very good and it is a very old college and part of Deccan education society and the college is also known for there best education and regular classes.
6 months ago

VRISHAALI VYAS BSc  Student

Overview 5/5

Some of the pros of the college are : Best college in my surroundings. Best faculty Best ambiance. Cooperative administrative staff
7 months ago

Vijay Natha Devkate Animation - UG  Student

Overview 4/5

The degree was BA in Animation and the entrance exam of the college was there. the college is an Autonomous College and right now I am in the 1st year. This college is good in education and placement is given by the college.
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3 years ago

Anonymous  Student

Overview 4/5

Nice College
1 year ago

Palak MCA / MCM  Student

Awesome experience 5/5

Very good college in our region, the teachers are very knowledgeable, campus is very cool, the gender ratio of college is almost same, we have lot of societies as well in our college
9 months ago

Shrushti Dhenge  Student

Best college in Pune 4/5

The course of mine was B.Voc in Media Communication and I have taken admission on the basis of the cut off of the college in my case my name came in the 3rd list and the percentage was 75.9% and this is an old and famous college of the city and everyone wants to study here and the building architect
8 months ago

Swarada Panchpor MSc  Student

Overview 4/5

Maharashtra's no.1 college.Reputed college. built by lokmanya Tilak ji. Fomous till then. I am Very proud to be a part of it.
7 months ago

Vijay Natha Devkate Animation - UG  Student

Overview 4/5

The degree was BA in Animation and the entrance exam of the college was there. the college is an Autonomous College and right now I am in the 1st year. This college is good in education and placement is given by the college.

Fergusson College, Pune Admission

Fergusson College offers BA, B.Sc., and B.Voc courses at the Undergraduate level. And at the Postgraduate level, the college offers MA and M.Sc. programs. these programs are offered under various specializations.

  • Candidates who have qualified Higher Secondary School examination in the field of Science/Arts/Commerce are eligible for admission to different courses offered by the college.
  • For admission to MA and M.Sc courses, the candidates are required to possess a Bachelor's degree in the relevant field.
  • Admission to all the Undergraduate courses will be merit-based according to the norms defined by the college.
  • Candidates applying from other universities are shortlisted based on their performance in the entrance examination.

Admission to Undergraduate Programs at Fergusson College

  • Fergusson College offers a three-year Bachelor's degree in different specializations of Arts and Science.
  • For admission to these courses, the candidates are required to have passed senior secondary school in any stream from a recognized board.
  • But in case of admission to B. Sc., the candidates must have passed the last qualifying examination in science stream.
  • The college also offers Vocational courses in Media and Communication and Digital Art and Animation.
  • Admission to Vocational courses in Media and Communication and Digital Art and Animation depends on the marks obtained by the candidates in the last qualifying examination.

Admission to Postgraduate Programs at Fergusson College

  • At the postgraduate level, the college offers courses in the field of Arts and Science. It also offers M. Sc in Industrial Mathematics with Computer Applications.
  • Candidates who possess a Bachelor's degree in the relevant field securing at least 50% marks in aggregate from a recognized university are eligible to apply for admission.
  • Admissions to all the Postgraduate programs are done through an entrance test conducted by the concerned departments of the college. Students from other universities are required to qualify the test conducted.
  • Candidates seeking admission must score at least 50% marks in the entrance examination.
  • Shortlisted candidates are advised to submit INR 5000 for confirmation of admission.

Application Procedure of Fergusson College

  • The college accepts online mode of application for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs. Candidates seeking admission to any of the program must visit the official website to fill the application form. The application form along with the application fee must be submitted online.

For Undergraduate Programs

  • Candidates can register themselves by visiting the official website of the college.
  • Fill the application form and make sure all the details filled in by them are correct, as any incorrect detail may lead to the cancellation of their candidature.
  • Upload passport-sized photograph and signature.
  • The candidates must process the payment of INR 50 as application fee via credit card, debit card or net banking.

For Postgraduate Programs

  • While visiting the official website of the college the candidates will be redirected to the ePravesh website to register themselves.
  • Fill the application form and make sure all the details filled in by them are correct, as any incorrect detail may lead to the cancellation of their candidature.
  • Upload passport-sized photograph and signature.
  • After filling the application form, the candidates must process the payment of INR 400 (INR 250 for reserved categories) as application fee.

Placement

Highest and average package for BA

Industry Average for BA
  HIGHEST
4.8 L
  AVERAGE
2.4 L
Palak MCA / MCM1 year ago
Placement of the college is good in this college...
Shrushti Dhenge 9 months ago
No there are no placements in this course

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Location & Contact Info

Address
F.C. Road, Pune, Maharashtra, 411004

Accessibility

Nearest Railway Station
Shivaji Nagar
Nearest Airport
Pune Airport

Facilities Available

Library      
The state-of-the-art library is present in the Fergusson College with all the resources i.e. 229763 books, 104 journals etc.
Auditorium      
Gym      
The gymnasium is available for both the boys and girls with all the equipment.
Cafeteria      
Cafeteria of the Fergusson College has provided the students with fresh and delicious food at an affordable rate.
Hostel      

Recruiters

14 Companies

Placement Officer
Smt. Anjali Naik
 020 - 30866613, 9822611110
  placements@fergusson.edu
Guided Admission

Faculty

Dr. N. M. Kulkarni
Position: Vice Principal
Dr. Smt.S.C.Abhyankar
Position: Vice Principal
Dr. Ravindrasinh G. Pardeshi
Position: Principal
Palak MCA / MCM1 year ago
College faculty are very knowledgeable, all of them are Phd holders, they have some kind of research
Shrushti Dhenge 9 months ago
They are very nice and also this is the best college due to its quality education

Successful Alumni

Awards

Best College Award

The College received the "Best College Award" of the colleges affiliated to the University of Pune in the academic year 2004–2005.

India Today Ranking

Fergusson College has ranked in the top ten arts and science colleges in India for the past 12 years in the annual survey conducted by India Today - nielsen survey.

Scholarship

Gokhale Scholarship

Champutal and Vinayakrao Gokhale Scholarship

Purpose: The objective is to reward academic performance while recognizing the financial need and encourage higher learning. One scholarship is designated for a female student, while the other for a male student.

Various other scholarships on both merit and need basis are awarded to the students in the campus. Students are advised to contact scholarship committee or refer college website for further details of scholarships and application form.

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