UniPune: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Harinitha Panneerselvam
Harinitha Panneerselvam

Updated on - Jun 1, 2023

Latest Update for UniPune

  • 30 May 2023 :

    MHT CET result 2023 will be released on Jun 12, 2023. Read More

  • 25 May 2023 :

    SPPU admission 2023 for PG courses is open till June 17, 2023.

  • 25 May 2023 :

    SPPU admission 2023 is open for UG and Diploma programs. Apply before June 10, 2023

UniPune/SPPU was established in 1949 under the Poona University Act. The campus spreads over 411 acres and houses 46 academic departments. It has about 307 recognized research institutes and 612 affiliated colleges. It offers UG, PG, PhD, PG Diploma, Diploma, and Certificate courses in science, commerce, arts, engineering, and management. MHT CET scores are accepted for admission into various courses.

Savitribai Phule Pune University is popularly known as the 'UniPune' and Oxford of the East. The UGC has recognized the university and is accredited by NAAC with an 'A+ grade. SSPU also has many programs and cells formed to help students in various aspects of their educational journey. Schemes like Nirbhay Kanya Abhiyan Scheme [Girls] teach them how o be confident, self-defence, NCC, and many other activities. It also has all the necessary facilities that a candidate might need to complete their course. UniPune/SPPU has produced many notable alumni with successful professions.

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SPPU Quick Insights 

UniPune attracts many foreign students due to its excellent facilities. The highlights of Savitribai Phule Pune University, such as university address, student-faculty ratio, approvals, facilities, etc., are mentioned below.

Year of Establishment 1949
Type of University Public
Accreditations NAAC ‘A’ Grade
Recognition UGC, NAAC
Approvals UGC
Campus Area 441 acres
Admission Criteria Entrance & Merit Based
Courses/ Degrees Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, Ph.D
Infrastructure Facilities Hostel, Cafeteria, Classrooms, Library, etc
Location Pune, Maharashtra, India

SPPU Admission Dates 2023

SPPU/UniPune makes admission based on a common entrance exam conducted by the university. The tentative dates for PG admissions have been tabulated below.

Event Date
Start of PG application 2023 June, 2023
Last date to fill PG applications 2023 (regular fee) July, 2023
Last date to fill PG applications 2023 (late fee) July, 2023
Schedule of online entrance exam 2023 July 2023 - July 2023

SPPU Ranking

UniPune is recognized by NIRF and is honoured by government and international organizations for its outstanding performance in various disciplines. Below is an overview of SPPU's rankings in the last few years by different organizations

  • Pune University has been ranked 12th among the top universities in India by NIRF 2022.
  • Ranked 11 among top universities in India by NIRF 2021.
  • Ranked 20 for the overall category by NIRF 2021.
  • QS World University Rankings ranked SPPU 651-700 in 2021.
  • Ranked 4 for Mass Communications by Indiatoday 2021.
  • In 2020, QS ranked Pune University at 191 positions in Asia.
  • Times Higher Education World University Ranking ranked it 135 in Asia in the year 2020.
  • In 2020, the Times Higher Education World University Ranking ranked it 128 in the emerging university category.
  • SPPU was ranked 9th university by NIRF in university rankings in 2020.
  • The Week in 2019, ranked it 8th in university rankings.

SPPU Courses

UniPune courses are offered at various levels like a diploma, advanced diploma, undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels, and details and syllabus of courses are given on the university's official website. Savitribai Phule University offers courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, and Physical Education. Below is a summary of the various courses offered by Pune University across different disciplines with their specializations.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
BA 3 years UniPune admission test (PUCET)
BSc 3 years UniPune admission test (PUCET)
BCom 3 years UniPune admission test (PUCET)
BPharm 4 years MHTCET Score
MA 2 years PUCET score
MCM 2 years PUCET score
MSc 2 years PUCET score
MCA 2 years MCA CET score
MTech 2 years GPAT/GATE/MHT CET/PUET score
MBA 2 years CAT/CMAT/MH CET/PUET score

Read More: UniPune Courses

SPPU Fee Details

The tuition fee is submitted at the time of admission and is exclusive of the other fees. Fee submission is made online as well as offline. The fee details are tabulated below.
Course Total Tuition Fee
BA INR 78,270
LLB INR 54,900
MMM INR 50,000
MCA INR 33,600
MEd INR 25,000

SSPU Departments

UniPune's departments are built for a particular stream or two and offer numerous diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate courses and programs in that field. Each affiliated college has its specialized departments. Following are some of the faculties provided at the institute.

Arts, Fine Arts and Performing Arts Commerce
Engineering Science
Management Law
Physical Education

SPPU Admission

SPPU Admission 2023 is held online for various courses. Students can download a registration form and fill it in with the correct details. UniPune also conducts entrance examinations for MBA, M.Tech, and PhD. For MBA, students have to clear the NATA examination. GATE scores are accepted for admission to M.Tech. The admission procedure for a PhD is the same as that finalized by UGC. BE/BTech admissions are based on MHTCET scores. The admission is based on entrance exam scores and merit prepared for different courses. 

SPPU Eligibility Criteria

Numerous courses from various fields are offered by the Savitribai Phule Pune University, each of which has different eligibility criteria. Below is a list of a few courses offered by the university with their eligibility criteria

MBA Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have passed in BBA or its equivalent examination securing comparatively good grades.

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The student must have scored 40-50% in class 10+2.
  • SPPU accepts MHT CET scores for B.Tech admissions. 

Doctorate of Science Eligibility Criteria

  • The students have to pass the master's degree in the related field with good marks.

Read More: UniPune Admission

Why Choose SPPU?

SPPU/UniPune is spread over a vast, green and lush area of 441 acres. The university building is a monumental building with beautiful architecture. SPPU/UniPune enrols more than 7,562 students and 910 non-teaching staff. SPPU also has some notable research institutions under its wings, such as the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, and Deccan College, among others. SPPU secured an overall 19th rank by NIRF and 9th in universities in 2020. Savitribai Phule Pune University stands on top with 29 overall medals, including 15 Gold, 8 Silver and 6 Bronze, in the Khelo India University Games in Odisha.

SPPU Academic Advantages

SPPU/UniPune offers a student-centric curriculum for each course. Some of its academic advantages are

  • The course curriculum is highly engaging and innovative. 
  • It includes theory and practicals. 
  • Students submit assignments and reports from time to time, based on which faculty evaluate them. 
  • The university has research centres for students interested in pursuing research. 
  • It also has an ISRO Center, Science Park, and UGC Western Region Center.

SPPU Cutoff

UniPune cutoff 2022 has not been released yet. The university offers various courses for UG and PG admissions. The candidates searching for admission are required to meet the university's cutoff criteria and secure a good score in MH-CET/ CMAT/ CAT for an MBA.

SPPU Expected BE MHT CET Cutoff 2022

Tabulated below is the expected UniPune cutoff 2022 of BE specialisation based on MHT CET for the general category students

BE Specialisations Opening Score Closing Score
Artificial Intelligence and Data Science 94 93
Computer Engineering 97 98
Civil Engineering 37 69
Mechanical Engineering 75 70
Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering 93 92
Information Technology 95 96

Read More: UniPune Cutoff

SPPU Result

UniPune has announced the Unipune result 2022 online for M.Com, B.Sc, B.A.LL.B., M.Com, M.Pharma, B.E, B.Pharma, LLM, MA, M.Sc & Diploma courses at the official website. Candidates who attempted the Pune University Examinations can access and download the result online by keying in the login credentials such as the "Seat Number and Mother's Name". The Online Unipune result 2022 is to provide short information on students' exam performance. Students dissatisfied with their SPPU online results performance during evaluation can request revaluation and scrutiny of answer papers. The Pune University timetable is also available online.

Read More: UniPune Result

SPPU Infrastructure 

SPPU/UniPune college campus area of 441 acres is well designed for academics, a library, a hostel, sports complex. Campus life for every student at the Savitribai Phule Pune University is not an educational journey but one which shapes their personality. SPPU offers numerous resources like competitions, sports facilities, a library, and a hostel. UniPune provides separate accommodations for both boys and girls. Some of the facilities offered on the campus are.

  • Library
  • Digital Library
  • Computer Labs
  • Guest House
  • Hostels
  • Cafeteria
  • Sports Ground
  • Shuttle Service
  • Health Care Center
  • Gym
  • Seminar Room
  • Banking & Postal Service

Read More: UniPune Infrastructure

SPPU Placements

UniPune has a dedicated placement cell that helps the students to get their desired job and conduct various activities such as seminars, webinars, aptitude sessions, group discussions, and personal interviews. It invites multiple national and international companies to participate in campus placement. Top industry giants from different industries recruit from the Savitribai Phule Pune University campus.

  • The highest salary package offered to students was INR 10 LPA. 
  • The average package offered was INR 4.67 LPA.

UniPune Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters are

TATA Motors Tavant Technologies TATA Steel
Cytel Tata Consultancy Services GSK
CICI Prudential JPMorgan Hansa Customer Equity
Deloitte Chase Algo Analytics

Read More: UniPune Placement

SPPU Scholarships

UniPune offers a variety of scholarships to students based on merit and keeping in mind their financial status. A list of the Savitribai Phule Pune University scholarships awarded are as follows

Scholarship Description
UK India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI) Scholarship

Scholarship opportunities are based on partnerships with colleges in the European continent. Various science, math, and data science subjects are funded through this programme.

UKIERI is aimed at research and innovation and education and training.

Applicable only for AICTE-certified engineering and polytechnic colleges.

HELDPA-Higher Education Leadership  Development Programme for Administrators is run in partnership with UGC and UK-based Advance HE. 

Some other scholarships include

  • Government of India Scholarship/Freeship
  • Arthik Durbal Ghatak Scholarship
  • Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship for SC/ST candidates pursuing M.Phil. & PhD
  • Fellowship for the first 2 Rank holders studying M.Phil.
  • National Merit Scholarship.
  • B.C. Scholarship for the S.C./S.T./D.N.T./Neo-Buddhist students.

Read More: UniPune Scholarships

SPPU Collaborations

SPPU has signed MoU with the Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, Mumbai, for offering a 3- year Bachelor of Arts in Gems and Jewellery Designing at SPPU. SPPU signed an MoU with Deccan college to launch a PG Diploma course on Buddhist heritage and tourism. The Savitribai Phule Pune University has numerous national and international collaborations with educational institutions.

International Collaborations

Country Partnering University
Australia University of Central Queensland
Germany University of Bremen
Iran University of Tehran
Canada University of Calgary
Paris University of Sorbonne

National Collaborations

  • National Chemical Laboratory

SPPU Distance Education

UniPune provides distance education through the School of Open Learning. Various postgraduate and undergraduate programs are offered in the Arts and Commerce field. The medium of instruction is Marathi and English. The course syllabus and content are available on the official website. It has an ample number of study centres for distant students.

SPPU Faculty

Pune University/SPPU offers 293 academic staff members from all over India, and students are exposed to expert lectures from various faculty members with extensive industrial experience. The teaching methodology incorporating industrial/field visits and audio-visual aids in the teaching and learning processes benefits the students' learning experience. In addition, various seminars and workshops on emerging and innovative avenues in multiple fields are organized.

SPPU Alumni

UniPune has an alumni association that helps alumni from all fields to be in touch with each other and the university. It has 1420 alumni in Mumbai, 2949 alumni in Pune and 208 in Bangalore and many more worldwide. SPPU conducts various events for alumni from time to time. Alumni can donate to the university as per their will. 
Some of the Savitribai Phule Pune University notable alumni are

Notable Alumni Profession
Pratibha Patil Indian politician and 12th President of India
Vilasrao Deshmukh Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Cyrus S. Poonawalla Managing Director of the Serum Institute of India
Shereen Bhan Indian journalist and Managing Editor of CNBC-TV18.
Radhika Apte Indian Actress
Gauahar Khan Indian model and actress

Also Read: UniPune Alumni

UniPune Highlights

Institution Type Public
Total Faculty 306
Year of Establishment 1949
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 14204
Campus Area 411 Acres
Accredited by NAAC

UniPune Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
3 Media
4 Media
7 University
12 University

UniPune Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
MBA ₹1,30,000 1 Year
LLB ₹17,040 1 Year
BBA ₹8,216 1 Year
BHM -- 4 Years
MTech ₹1,71,700 1 Year6 Months
PGD ₹18,142 1 Year
BCA ₹67,800 3 Years
B Pharmacy -- 4 Years
BA ₹78,708 3 Years
BFA ₹68,607 2 Years

UniPune Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by UniPune

₹ 1,30,000 (1 Year)

LLB [Bachelor of Law]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 17,040 (1 Year)

₹ 8,216 (1 Year)

M.Tech [Master of Technology]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 1,71,700 (1 Year6 Months)

Postgraduate Diploma (PGD)

Full Time On Campus

₹ 18,142 (1 Year)

₹ 67,800 (3 Years)

B.Pharmacy [Bachelor of Pharmacy]

Full Time On Campus

BA [Bachelor of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 78,708 (3 Years)

BFA [Bachelor of Fine Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 68,607 (2 Years)

MMS [Master Management Studies]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: MAH MBA/MMS CET

Exams Accepted: MAH MBA/MMS CET

MMM [Master Marketing Management]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 50,000 (2 Years)

₹ 55,860 (3 Years)

₹ 64,000 (2 Years)

M.Ed [Master of Education]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 25,000 (2 Years)

MFA [Master of Fine Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 26,000 (2 Years)

LLM [Master of Laws]

Full Time On Campus

B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 12,735 (3 Years)

B.Ed [Bachelor of Education]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 29,167 (4 Years)

B.Sc [Bachelor of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 10,573 (3 Years)

MA [Master of Arts]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 73,960 (2 Years)

M.Com [Master of Commerce]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 2,000 (2 Years)

M.Pharm [Master of Pharmacy]

Full Time On Campus

M.Phil [Master of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 3,112 (1 Year)

₹ 18,500 (1 Year)

₹ 18,500 (1 Year)

Exams Accepted by UniPune


Exam Date: Nov 26, 2023


Exam Date: May 04, 2023


Exam Date: Apr 02, 2023

UniPune FAQs

Where is UniPune located?

The university is located in Pune.

What is the alternate name of UniPune?

UniPune is also called Savitribai Phule Pune University.

What is the ranking of Savitribai Phule Pune University?

UniPune is ranked 12th in the Universities category and 25th in the Overall category by NIRF 2022.  

What are the exams accepted at UniPune?

Depending on the course, UniPune accepts the scores of MHTCET, GPAT, CAT, GATE, CMAT and Pune University Common Entrance Test.

What is the average fee of UG programs at UniPune?

The average fee ranges from INR 23,000 to INR 78,000, depending on the course curriculum (lab, pieces of equipment etc.)

What are the programs offered by the university?

UniPune offers undergraduate, postgraduate and diploma programs.  

Does UniPune offer distance education?

yes, UniPune offers distance education in arts and fine arts courses.

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ashunikam99 Batch 2019 B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]
Reviewed on Jan 05, 2023
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
3.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Fees & Scholarships : I am a commerce student so i will pay 3000 to 2000 fees per year Every year the scholarship form open and make sore that i am part of that opportunity and its very helpful process for me So many student get a scholarship its great thing

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Mahbubipatil Batch 2022 MA [Master of Arts]
Reviewed on Jun 27, 2022
2.5 Fees
5 Academics

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility Criteria - Graduates from any discipline from recognized University. While giving admission, preference will be given in the following order: a) Candidates with Political Science as a Special Subject.

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Rpanarse Batch 2021 MA Political Science
Reviewed on Oct 18, 2021
4 Placements
3.5 Fees
4.5 Academics
4 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : There are no internships. The SPPUs alumni network is strong. Some of them are posted as an IAS or IPS in different cader. Others are professors at JNU, BHU and other private institutes.

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Siddhant Bedmutha Batch 2018 B.Com [Bachelor of Commerce]
Reviewed on May 13, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Direct admission through the 12th result. The cutoff is above 40%. 

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Varun Chaudhari Batch 2018 Others
Reviewed on May 08, 2018

Entrance Exams & Admissions : If you want to take admission in Pune University then you should have minimum 55% in your graduation and then give entrance test. Cutoffs for Pune University is too high

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