Everything That You Must Know About SPPU

Everything That You Must Know About SPPU

  • Arya Vishwaroop
    Arya Vishwaroop

Introduction

SPPU, i.e., Savitribai Phule Pune University, is one of the top universities in India. Pune being the hub of educational institutes and colleges in Maharashtra, thousands of students seek entry into the various courses offered by this university every year. Spread across an area of 411 acres, the SPPU campus is filled with lush greenery. Moreover, the climate of Pune city is quite pleasant and healthy for the students.

The various courses offered by SPPU include programmes in commerce, science, management, arts, and computer science. Due to the placement opportunities, experienced teaching staff, and modern teaching facilities, SPPU is considered one of the best universities in the nation. Some important details of SPPU are given below:

Particulars 

Details

Establishment Date

10th of February 1949

Address

Ganeshkhind Road, Pune

Official Website

http://www.unipune.ac.in/ 

Campus Area 

411 Acres

Number of departments 

46

Current Chancellor 

Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Current Vice Chancellor

Karbhari Vishwanath Kale

Affiliated Colleges 

705

Number of faculties 

4

Number of research institutes

71

Number of recognised research institutes 

234

Number of teachers 

293

Number of books in the library 

4,22,000, including periodicals, books, and other study materials 

Departments

There are around 46 departments in SPPU. Therefore, you can choose to study in your area of interest. The departments available in SPPU are given in the below table:

Discipline 

Departments

Science and Technology 

Mathematics 

Environmental Science

Zoology

Physics 

Chemistry 

Botany

Electronic Science 

Instrumentation Science

Atmospheric and Space Science

Computer Science 

Statistics 

Media and Communication Studies

Health Sciences 

Energy Studies 

Microbiology

Interdisciplinary School of Scientific Computing

Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology

Bioinformatics Centre

Geology

Biotechnology

Department of Technology

School of Basic Medical Sciences 

Centre for Modelling and Simulation

Centre for Information and Network Security 

Humanities 

Marathi 

Hindi

English 

Sanskrit and Prakrit Languages

Pali and Buddhist Studies 

Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Studies

Foreign Languages

Economics 

History

Philosophy

Anthropology

Centre for Advanced Study in Sanskrit 

Psychology

Sociology

Defence & Strategic Studies 

Interdisciplinary School (Humanities and Social Science)

Womenโ€™s Studies Centre

Lifelong Learning and Extension 

Buddhist Studies and Dr. Ambedkar Thoughts 

Law 

National Centre of International Security and Defence Analysis (NISDA)

Centre for Social Science and Humanities 

Interdisciplinary Studies 

Physical Education 

Education & Extension

Centre for Performing Arts 

Library and Information Science

Communication and Journalism 

Skill Development Centre

Commerce and Management

Commerce

Management Studies (PUMBA)


How to Get Admission to SPPU?

Each course has specific eligibility requirements. Therefore, you must check with the concerned department to know the exact eligibility requirements for a particular programme. You may also check for the eligibility criteria online via the official website of SPPU. The following steps should be followed to get admission to the desired course:

Step 1

You can fill out the application form online to seek admission to the course of your choice. However, first, you need to complete the registration on the official portal of SPPU. The username will be the email ID. Upon completing the registration, an OTP will be sent on the registered email id. You will have to enter it to confirm your account. Details like mobile number can also be added to the profile.

Step 2

Once the registration part is complete, you can log in with the email id and password. Now, you can choose the course, open the application form, and fill in the required details. Complete the profile with information like your name, academic scores, and other personal information. You may save the application form.

Step 3

It is possible to review the application form to ensure that all the provided details are correct. After that, you may submit the application form online.

Step 4

After submitting the application form, you need to pay the application fees online. The application fee can be paid via net banking, debit card, or credit card, as per your convenience. You may also download the application form for further use.

Step 5

Once the form is submitted, the officials will go through your details and decide whether you are eligible for the seat or not.

SPPU Entrance Exams

Many courses require that you clear the entrance test. The exam pattern and syllabus vary for each course, but these entrance tests mainly have MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions). Also, each question carries one mark, whereas a negative marking of 0.25 is done for the wrong answers. Some entrance tests also contain descriptive questions or problems.

You will be notified about the exam centres once you submit the application form. Most of the exam centres are in Maharashtra, but some out of state centres are also available for those who donโ€™t live in the state. These are the exam centres allotted by SPPU:

  • Pune
  • Nashik
  • Amravati
  • Ahmednagar
  • Mumbai
  • Kolhapur
  • Hyderabad
  • Bangalore
  • Kolkata
  • Delhi
  • Jalgaon
  • Nagpur

SPPU Admit Card 2022

Admit cards for the entrance tests can be downloaded online by using the login credentials created while filling out the application form. It is suggested that you print a few copies of this admit card. Along with the admit card, you should also carry valid ID proof while appearing for the entrance test.

The following details will be available on the admit card. You must check these details properly to avoid any issues afterwards:

  • Name
  • Application Number
  • Code and Name of the Programme for which you have applied
  • Timing of the entrance exam
  • Exam centre address
  • Your respective category (as per your provided details)
  • Instructions to be followed on the day of the exam

The results of the entrance exam will also be declared online. The results are available in the merit list or rank format. You can download the result via the official website of SPPU in three ways viz application number, username, and course name.

After that, you will be invited for a counselling session. Carry the required documents. After submitting them, you will be granted admission to the desired course.