Modern College, Shivajinagar, gets autonomous status

Pune : The Progressive Education Society’s Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce Shivajinagar, Pune, has got autonomous status for the next 10 years. With this the college can come out with new courses.

The college was founded by Progressive Education Society, in 1970. The college is permanently affiliated to the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU), Pune. The college provides various academic amenities so as to attain Bachelors’, Masters’ and Ph. D degrees in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce. The college is a reputed educational institution, which has been known for producing outstanding students who take on different careers, as per their academic merit, successfully in the society. Savitribai Phule Pune University has awarded ‘Best College Award‘ to the college in 2008.

The college not only ensures the academic development of the students but also provides them with opportunities to prove themselves by means of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. Moreover, in the field of Sports, the college has made a name for itself. So far 30 students of the college have won prestigious ‘Shri. Shiv Chhatrapati Award‘.

The College has a well-equipped gymnasium by which the students are benefited. The Art circle of the college works hard for the promotion of cultural activities. The Career Guidance Centre makes its presence felt by providing necessary information and guidance to the students as and when required.

The record of achievements of the college clearly indicates that the college has firmly established itself as a ‘Modern’ and ‘Progressive’ educational institute. The College is re-accredited by NAAC, Bangalore, with ‘A+ Grade (CGPA = 3.51)‘ in 2017. The college has been awarded unique status of ‘College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)’ by UGC, New Delhi in 2011 continuation of CPE in 2017. The college has also received ‘Basic Scientific Research (BSR) grant from UGC.

It is also funded by DST, New Delhi, under Fund for Improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure (FIST) scheme. Recently, DBT, Govt. of India, has sanctioned ‘Star College Scheme’ to our college.

Various educational authorities have noted the achievements and reputation of the college. The Govt. of Maharashtra and Savitribai Phule Pune University have recently accorded the sanction to increase the intake capacity of the M. Sc. Course. The young and highly qualified team of faculty members spare no efforts to keep the students well informed and in updating their knowledge. The students are also reciprocating by their high achievements in academic performance.

A large number of students are getting excellent placements in different parts of the country and also abroad. Every year several students are also selected in reputed foreign universities for higher studies.