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Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
(Deemed to be University)
Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences
Pimpri, Pune-411 018 (Maharashtra) India.

About University

Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, comprising of Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune, was accorded the status of University under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide Notification No. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of the Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of Secondary & Higher Education, New Delhi, and (ii) Notification No.F6-9/2003 (CPP-I) dated 24/01/2003 by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi

Education is much more than the mere collection and distribution of knowledge. It offers intellectual hospitality, opportunities for innovation, creativity; power of thought and imagination. It envisages development of character and inculcation of a firmness of mind and zeal to offer one's best to the world. Education is the means of unfolding moral and spiritual potentialities of men.

The mission of the Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, is "To contribute to the socio-economic and ethical development of the nation, by providing high-quality education through institutions that have dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art infrastructure, and are capable of developing competent professional and liberal-minded citizens"

With this mission, the University has been providing high-quality education in the Faculties of medicine, dentistry, nursing, physiotherapy, optometry, biotechnology, management, Ayurved, Homeopathy, Designing, Arts, Science & Technology, Health Sciences and Distance Learning through 14 institutions. In each programme the University ensures the provision of high-quality education, the pursuit of knowledge and the creation of new ideas.

Our constituent colleges

All these constituent colleges/institutions have dedicated faculty and state-of-the-art infrastructure with well-stocked libraries and well-equipped laboratories. Faculty members are devoted to the promotion of quality education through the imparting of instruction to students and through dedicated research. Through quality education, we empower the student workforce to look forward confidently to the future knowing that they have the capabilities to meet the challenges of today's global environment.

To summarise- In a short period of seven years, the university has turned out to be a boon to the students as it

  • Offers advanced curricula, keeping in tune with the recent developments in the fields.
  • Promotes for research in the constituent colleges/institutions
  • Ensures timely admissions through scrupulously planned and executed Entrance Test on all India level and starts the colleges/institutions early giving sufficient time for teachers to make full justice to the curricula of the university
  • Provides for extra-curricular activities
  • Declares results in the shortest possible time
  • Takes personal care of students.

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