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Fergusson College, [FC] Pune

About Fergusson College, [FC] Pune

Fergusson College, (FC) was established in 1885 in Pune, Maharashtra and has been affiliated with the Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune(SPPU). The campus is built on an area of 65 acres with state of art infrastructure facilities. The college provides education in the field of Arts and Science. The college offers various Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses. Apart from these the college also offers skill-based courses and enjoys Academic Autonomy, granted to it by UGC. The Training and Placement Cell was established in the college in 2000, to impart training related to placement to the students of various programs in the College. It is a premier institute for liberal learning in India. The college was founded by the famous Deccan Education Society(DEC). The society itself is the parent body of several institutions spread over the landscape of Maharashtra. Fergusson College admission is open in April every year.

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Fergusson College Pune Highlights

The highlights of  Fergusson College, such as university type, student-faculty ratio, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

Fergusson College Highlights
Year of Establishment
Type of University
Campus Area
65 acre
Courses/ Degrees Offered
Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Infrastructure Facilities
Library, Cafeteria, Hostel, Gym, Auditorium, Labs 

Why Choose Fergusson College? 

Fergusson College was awarded as a College of Excellence by the University Grants Commission(UGC). Many international students from various international universities come here and study thus providing a diverse student culture. The university offers PG Programs, UG Programmes, diploma courses and skill enhancement courses in the field of science and arts. The campus offers advanced amenities like open-air theatre, amphitheatre etc. The college has tie-ups with industries, international and national universities.

Fergusson College Academic Advantages

Fergusson College was conferred with Academic Autonomy by the UGC and Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) from June 2016 which gives freedom to the College to offer innovative programmes, design course curricula and conduct examinations on their own. There is an Academic Council that looks upon academic affairs and quality of curricula, teaching and quality of education imparted to students. The College has adopted Choice Based Credit System for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Fergusson College Ranking

Fergusson College has been listing its name in the books of various ranking bodies such as institutes, magazines, etc. The bodies can be private and government as well. Given below are the position bagged by  Fergusson College:

  • The college is awarded the status of  'college of excellence' by the University Grant Commission [UGC].
  • Awarded as the College with Potential For Excellence by DBT Star college, DST FIST supported Departments.
  • It is accreditated with 'A' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC].

Fergusson College Courses

Fergusson College offers a wide variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to students in the Arts and Science fields. Below is an overview of the courses offered by the Fergusson College across two disciplines with their specializations:

Fergusson College Arts Courses

Economics, English, French, Geography, German, Hind, History, Marathi, Philosophy,  Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Sanskrit
Economics, English, Marathi, Psychology

Fergusson College Science Courses

Animation, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronic Science, Environmental Science, Geology,  Mathematics, Microbiology, Statistics, Zoology, Physics
Analytical Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Computer Science, Electronic Science, Environment Science, Geology, Microbiology, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Computer Application

Fergusson College Departments

Fergusson College Pune has various departments, offering various courses in science and arts fields. The courses are designed to keep in mind the need of the industry. The faculty members of  Fergusson are highly qualified. Given below is the list of departments offered at  Fergusson College:

Computer Science 
Electronic Science

Fergusson College Admission

Fergusson College admission 2021 is open for various undergraduate and postgraduate courses and students need to fill up an online or offline application form on the official website or from the college campus, respectively. Fergusson College Pune admission is based on entrance examinations conducted by the following departments and eligibility. Fergusson college B.A and B.Sc admission are based on the marks scored in the previous examinations and eligibility.

Fergusson College Eligibility Criteria

Various courses are offered by the Fergusson College,  Pune in the Science and Arts discipline and each of the offered courses has different eligibility criteria. Below is a list of a few courses offered by Fergusson College with their eligibility criteria:

Fergusson College BA Eligibility

Bachelor of Arts, offered by  Fergusson College, is a 3-year undergraduate program, specialized in French, Geography, German, Hindi, History, Marathi, Mathematics (Industrial), Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Sanskrit, Sociology, Statistics(Applied) and others.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate has to pass the 10+2 examination from a recognized board.

Fergusson College B. Sc Eligibility

Fergusson College offers Bachelor in Science program. The duration of the programme is a 3-years course specializing in Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronic Science, Environmental Science, Geology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics and many others.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate has to pass the 10+2 or SSC examination from a recognized board in a science field.

 Read more for detailed  Fergusson College Eligibility Criteria for various courses.

Fergusson College Cut Off

Fergusson College cutoff is released every year for various courses during admission time. The cut-off depends upon the marks scored by the candidate in entrance examinations conducted by Savitri Bai Phule Pune University(SPPU). The admission into MA/ M.Sc course for the academic year 2020-21 will occur through the marks obtained in T.Y.B.A./ T.Y.B.Sc. exams of SPPU and PG courses admission for the academic year 2020-21 are merit-based with no entrance examination.

For more information, check Fergusson College Cut off.

Fergusson College Result

Fergusson College result 2021 for offered courses are out and students can check the results on the official website of the university and from the college campus. Results are based on Concurrent Evaluation(CE) and End Semester Examination(ESE). Results for each course will be declared after the results of ESE will be out. Upon declaration of results, students will get a Grade Sheet with total grades earned. 

Fergusson College Campus

The Fergusson College has a 65+ acres campus, which is located on F.C Road in  Pune. The main building is entirely built in Victorian style and has a central office and principal chambers. The amphitheatre has a capacity of 1,000 people. There is a library, open theatre, 2-acre botanical garden, gymkhana, sports ground, academic complex and student residencies are there in the campus.

Fergusson College Infrastructure Facilities

Fergusson College campus offers best in class infrastructural facilities. It has an open-air theatre, technological auditorium, seminar and conference hall. Fergusson College offers outdoor and indoor sports facilities. The library has 300,000+ books and research journals. Research scholars and book-lovers can donate their collections. 

Some of the facilities offered within the campus are:

  • Botanical Garden
  • Auditorium
  • Amphitheatre
  • Open Air Theatre
  • Sports Facility
  • Library
  • Gymkhana
  • Academic Complex
  • Canteen
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Hospital
  • Shuttle Facilities

Fergusson College Hostel Details

Fergusson College has 6 separate boys and girls residence facilities out of which 4 are for boys and 2 for girls. The total student holding capacity of students is 587. The college has some quarters for staff and faculty. There are some flats constructed by UGC. All the hostel blocks are equipped with the necessary facilities.

In general, the hostel has the following facilities, among others:

  • Mess facility 
  • Room
  • Security
  • Gym
  • Magazine
  • Medical Care

Read more on Fergusson College Facilities provided at the campus.

Fergusson College Placements

90% of college students get job offers in the placement drive held by Fergusson College. The placement cell is known as the Career Facilitation Center(CFC) in Fergusson College. 100+ companies visit the college for placements. CFC conducts various workshops, seminars, industry talks. Given below are some of the placement statistics of  Fergusson College:

  • The highest salary package offered to students is 5LPA. 
  • The average salary package offered to students is 3.5LPA. 
  • Prominent recruiters like TCS, Tech Mahindra, Google, Cipla, FIS, SAP, Cognizant, Accenture and many others recruit from the campus.

Read more about Fergusson College Placement.

Fergusson College Scholarships

Fergusson College, Pune offers various scholarships to students based on criteria decided by the government, merit, research requirements, physical ability, sports performance, economical condition, reserved category etc. Given below are some of the scholarships offered by  Fergusson College:

  • Institute merit scholarship. 
  • Institute merit admission scholarship. 
  • SC/ST Scholarship
  • B.G Shirke Scholarship
  • Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Fergusson College Collaboration

Fergusson College has developed relationships with national and international institutions as well as industries for the expansion of research and education. Given below are some of the partners of the college:

Pennsylvania State  University
Wadhwani Foundation

Courses and Fees Structure of Fergusson College, [FC] Pune

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Fergusson College, [FC] Pune Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 36,000
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 16,000
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time
Fergusson College, [FC] Pune Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,110
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,910
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time

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Fergusson College, [FC] Pune Vocational Courses Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Vocational Studies [B.Voc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 54,000
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 42 Student's Reviews 7.5/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Needs Improvement
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 29/42 students

Fergusson College, [FC] Pune Ranking

Arts Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 11
Science Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 7

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by UGC, NAAC-A, NIRF; affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune;.


Computer labs

Contact Details and Location

Address : Fergusson College, F.C. Road, Pune
Website : http://www.fergusson.edu

Student Reviews

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (English), batch of 2021

The classes start at 7:30 in the morning and end around 1 in the afternoon. There are 3 activities in one semester. it consists of CE1, CE2 and the final written exams. The method of teaching is very efficient. The teachers are really helpful. The overall experience was good. There are interesting presentations and seminars that take place from time to time. It is engaging and fun to complete projects and interact with teachers.


There are a lot of social clubs in the college. The Drama Club is one of the most interesting clubs. It provides opportunities to students who like acting. The Book club is a place where students meet every month and have  discussions on a particular book.

The fest of Fergusson is amazing. Students from different colleges come and attend this 2 day fest that is usually conducted around the end of the year. It feels like a celebration with different departments of the college participating and making the event full of life and laughter. College life is fun, peaceful and interesting.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2021

The college starts in the morning at around 9 with first the practicals and then the lectures, the quality of teaching is really good and any doubts I have been cleared by the teachers and the overall experience is really great and fun filled


The life in college is amazing the exposure we get during the fest is different and something I have never experienced before and I am in the sports club, I play basketball and am in the college team and it is really amazing and fun I get to play much different competition and it's overall a really great experience

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2021

The daily routine gets pretty hectic because there are lectures followed by practicals carried out by students. Continuous evaluation, end semester exams are part of the academic calendar. Projects and assignments on regular basis. Class timings on average is 8-3! High-Quality teaching provided to students by highly qualified and experienced teachers from renowned Institutes. Traditional chalkboard, as well as digital methods of teaching, are adopted by teachers for better understanding by the students. Overall experience in college is worth remembering and is fun to be a part of Fergusson.


NCC and NSS are two clubs which is optional for students to join. All kinds of Sports activities are encouraged so that students can participate and go for tournaments. Overall it's quite serene and pleasing life in college.

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2020

FACULTY The faculty is good, interaction with the students is very good. The teacher tries to understand the problems of the students and does make changes in the schedule according to the students. The standard of the teaching is very good. Teachers are highly qualified and have a great knowledge in that field.


The theatre loving students in Fergusson is the dedicated group of students that practice and mold themselves to nurture stage acting and also various backstage specialties. Many leading actors who passed out from Fergusson today are on screen in many movies and television. And the tradition still continues! Students participated and won prizes in Purushottam Karandak: A prestigious one-act play competition (Intercollegiate) Suman Karandak Aantarmahavidyalayin Natyavachan Spardha: One act play reading competition (Intercollegiate) Other competitions: Sakal Karandak, Sarpotdar Karandak, etc. (Intercollegiate) Music & dance Students excel in various music & dance forms ranging from Vocal singing (Indian Classical, Western Classical, Indian Semi-classical, Folk, Light music, etc), Instrumental to Various dance forms (Bharat Natyam, Kathak, Western Classical & other western dance forms). Students participate in Malhar: the National event organized by St. Xavier College, Mumbai Verve: National event Mood Indigo: National Event organized by IIT Powai Firodiya Karandak: Intercollegiate competition for Vividha Gundarshan: all artforms Other competitions. Elocution/ Quiz/ Debate competitions.

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Political Science), batch of 2018

Overall experience is good. The timing is from 7:30 am to 1:20 pm. Teaching is above average however some teachers are very good. The new autonomous system has included frequent assignments that have marks. Don't know much as we were the last batch of autonomous.


Each department has a special association of students that conduct fests around the end of December. Muktachanda is a program where a renowned artist or politician is invited to share his/her experience with the students.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Computer Science), batch of 2017

Daily Routine of the class is from 10 am to 2 pm and the quality and the method of teaching is very good, the overall experience is very good.




There are many fests in college.







Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Political Science), batch of 2017
  • The teachers are friendly.
  • Students are given regular assignments and projects to understand concepts better.

  • College life at Fergusson College, [FC] Pune is really exciting.
  • We celebrate an annual fest every year.
  • There are no student clubs. 

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry), batch of 2016
  • The good quality teaching staff is there at Fergusson College and all are having well qualifications and good experience and knowledge.

  • College life is very free and a lot of energetic students are there in Fergusson College campus and a lot of academic functions were organized by college departments so students enjoy their college life.

Master of Arts [MA] (English), batch of 2018
  • The class timings are ideal for students pursuing Masters. Classes start at 07:30 am and end at 12:30 pm. students have enough time to do their assignments and homework.
  • At the same time prepare for other exams simultaneously. The teachers are well versed in what they teach and they don't just ramble through the syllabus.
  • They take their time even cover extra topics outside the prescribed syllabus. Thus, they do justice to the subject that is so vast that the subject cannot be covered in the course.
  • There are 3 compulsory internal exams that have to be conducted by the teachers, in the form of a test or assignment. And an end semester exam to wind up the semester. College days are good!

  • The college encourages students to develop and portray their various talents.
  • The college participates in Festivals hosted by other campuses and has never failed to bring in laurels to the college.
  • The college even participates in the prestigious 'Malhaar Fest' hosted by St. Xavier's Mumbai.
  • Different departments of the college also host their own festivals in the college.
  • The college life, in general, is awesome!

Master of Science [M.Sc], batch of 2016
  • I had a good experience in this college.

  • College life in general is awesome

Discussion Forum


Hi Smriti!

The admission procedure and the application form details for B.A. is as follows :


    1. Fill up Online Admission Form from www.fergusson .edu website. Takeout printout of Admission Form and Fee Challan.
    2. Fill Up Information Form (It will be available at International Students’ Cell Of Fergusson College)
    3. Attach attested copy of following documents to Information Form

a) Firm Letter for Offer of Admission (received from University Of Pune).

b) Passport.

c) Visa.

d) Residential Permit (Foreigners’ Registration)

e) House Agreement.

f) Marksheet of Previous Year

Please carry original documents for verification.

  1. Pay Rs. 500/- as Enrollment Fee to the college cashier and attach Enrollment Fee Receipt with information form.
  2. Get the Admission Form checked in the International Students’ Cell and then submit the Form in college office.


Answer By: Getmyuni

05 May 2016



Hi Gauri,



B.Sc (Computers)


3 Years


    1. Fill up Online Admission Form from www.fergusson .edu website. Takeout printout of Admission Form and Fee Challan.
    2. Fill Up Information Form (It will be available at International Students’ Cell Of Fergusson College)
    3. Attach attested copy of following documents to Information Form

a) Firm Letter for Offer of Admission (received from University Of Pune).

b) Passport.

c) Visa.

d) Residential Permit (Foreigners’ Registration)

e) House Agreement.

f) Marksheet of Previous Year

Please carry original documents for verification.

  1. Pay Rs. 500/- as Enrollment Fee to the college cashier and attach Enrollment Fee Receipt with information form.
  2. Get the Admission Form checked in the International Students’ Cell and then submit the Form in college office.

Answer By: Getmyuni

31 May 2016


Inform about the course BA in political science

Asked By: Anonymous 19 Mar 2016


Hi Aniket,

Fergusson college offers a 3 year course in BA political science.

Eligibility - Students who have passed XII or equivalent examination from any recognized board are eligible to apply.

For more details you may contact :

Tel : 020 3086 6000

Email : [email protected]


Answer By: Getmyuni

24 Mar 2016



Hi, Nikhil.

Following are some of the notable alumni at Fergusson College, Pune.

  • Veer Savarkar
  • Acharya Kripalani
  • Ram Ganesh Gadkari
  • Shri Kakasaheb Kalelkar
  • Shri H. V. Pataskar
  • Shri N. V. Gadgil
  • Shri B. Ramkrishna Rao
  • Acharya Atre
  • Shri P. L. Deshpande

Answer By: Getmyuni

18 May 2017


What is the address of Fergusson College, Pune?

Asked By: Anonymous 18 May 2017


Hi, Roy.

Fergusson College Road, Shivajinagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411004 is the address of Fergusson College, Pune.

Answer By: Getmyuni

18 May 2017

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