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Pune University Building


Pune University also known as the Oxford of the East situated in Ganeshkhind was established on February 10, 1948. It is one of the premier universities in India. Built in 1864, during the British rule, the university building was used as the residence of the governors of Bombay, when Sir Bartle Frere was the Governor. The university building has some historical importance. It is connected with the famous Pune Rand murder case of 1897.  

Spread over an area of 411 acres of land, the university building houses a beautiful campus with 46 departments. It has 612 affiliated colleges and 307 recognized research institutions. The university offers programs in Science, Commerce, Arts, Languages and Management Studies. Designed by James Trubshawe, the building was famous for its beautiful Italian architecture and the 80 feet flag tower. It was built with grey stone with pink granite. The building was an inspiration of Prince Albert's Osborne House on the Isle of Wight. There is a beautiful garden created by Mr. Woodrew. The lush green lawns decorated with beautiful fountains, age-old trees of the British period are the other attractions. The main building of the university houses the office of the Vice-Chancellor, Dean's Chambers and Records Section. 

Contact Address
University of Pune, Ganeshkhind Road, Pune-411007
Phone: 25601099/25696061/25690062/25696064/ 25696065
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