Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University (BVDU), Pune was established in 1964 by Dr. Patangrao Kadam with a focused objective of bringing about intellectual awakening of people and for preparing manpower capable of contributing effectively towards national development, particularly economic development.The institutions of Bharati Vidyapeeth (BV) was accorded deemed university status in 1996 for its academic excellence. It has accreditation with 'A' Grade by NAAC, India. The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has accorded 'A' grade status to the University. The University Grants Commission has conferred 12 (B) status on the University, which makes it eligible to enter into Collaborations with Universities abroad. The University is also a member of Association of Common Wealth Universities and Association of Indian Universities. The programmes in Pharmacy, Engineering and Management have been continuously accredited by National Board of Accreditation.
This University has campuses in Mumbai, Solapur, Karad, Pachgani, Kolhapur, Bharati and Sangli and in some other places too. Today this University runs almost 68 institutions and 78 schools. They have colleges in medicine, ayurvedic, nursing, engineering, management, catering, pharmacy, hotel management, agriculture, environmental science.
Campuses in Pune
The Bharathi Vidyapeeth-Pune has three main campuses -.
Lavale Campus - Bharati Vidyapeeth's, Group of Institutes, Technical Campus, College of Engineering, Lavale, Pune was established in 2012. The campus occupies 350 acres of land with a beautiful landscape and all other amenities. Since the institute is located at the outskirts of Pune city.
Dhankawadi Campus - is the prime campus of BVDU and is spread across 85 acres of land which is very conveniently located, this campus is also known as the Katraj Campus, It houses 24 colleges of various disciplines major among them are the Medical College, Dental College, and College Of Engineering Pune.
Erandwane Campus - is located in the heart of Pune City and houses 5 major and other smaller colleges primary among them are Institute of Management Entrepreneurship Development Pune, New Law College Pune, Pune College of Pharmacy and Yashwantrao Chavan College of Arts Science & Commerce.
Medical College Pune
Dental College and Hospital, Pune
College of Ayurved, Pune
Homoeopathic Medical College, Pune
College of Nursing, Pune
College of Engineering, Pune
College of Architecture, Pune
Institute of Environment Education and Research, Pune
Institute of Hotel Management and Catering technology, Pune
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Information technology and Biotechnology, Pune
BVDU have libraries with more than 3,00,000 books in which 500 international books and the remaining are national books.
BVDU runs separate hostels for boys and girls. In the city of Pune hostel facility is provided for more than 600 boys and 1800 girls.
Canteen and mess facilities are provided separately in all the institutions.
BDVU College is equipped with gym with all modern equipments.
ATM and Bharati Sahakari Bank is available inside the college premises.
Dr. K.R Mahid from Poona College of Pharmacy got Best IPA Fellowship Award
Dr. A.P.Pawar from the same college got MPA Award for the contribution to pharmacy session
Dr.Mukund Sarda from New College got National Bar Award and Vidhi Vidhya Bhushan Award
Dr. Bhalero from Pune Engineering College got Best Teacher Award and Best Principal Awards
BVDU has been placed among the Top 50 Universities in India in the rankings awarded by India Today
BVDU has been placed among the Top 5 Universities in the Western Region in the rankings awarded by India Today
BVDU has been among the Top 10 Universities preferred by Overseas Students for Higher Education in India
BVDU Bharati Kala Mahavidyalaya (College of Fine Arts) ranked again in Top 10 Art colleges in India by India Today
BVDU New Law College, Pune has secured 10th Rank by Outlook (Special Issue, June 2013)
BVDU Dental College of Pune is ranked 12th among the 15 Dental Colleges found in India by Outlook 2010
BVDU Institute of Management & Research (BVIMR) New Delhi Ranked '2nd ' in north india by business and management chronicle
Following awards and scholarship are provided to our students -
Sports Achievements (5 marks are added in the university’s final examination)
All the Indian State Governments provide scholarship to the meritorious as well as educationally backward and / or minority students like SC/ ST/ NT etc