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Savitribai Phule Pune University


National Science Day: Talks, virtual lab tours, screenings mark celebrations

February 28, 2021 11:11 pm

During the “Ask the Scientist” session, a student from Solapur asked eminent cosmologist Jayant Narlikar, “Why are viruses pseudo living organisms, and could life have originated from them?”

Higher education minister takes some on-the-spot decisions at first-ever 'open house' in city for students & colleges

February 19, 2021 12:21 am

One of the important issues he heard came from a group of candidates for the post of assistant professor, who demanded that the minister clear the way for filling vacant posts in the state.

Some colleges reopen in Pune, others remain shut; glad to be back on campus, say students

February 16, 2021 1:18 am

Not all colleges in the city reopened, as either RT-PCR test reports of teachers were delayed or permission from civic officials was not received.

Savitribai Phule Pune University likely to take decision on online exams tomorrow

February 07, 2021 7:50 pm

Officials said that the major factor in favour of the online mode is the time saved in conducting examinations and declaring results besides saving manpower.

SPPU starts new batch of gym instructor certificate course

February 01, 2021 9:31 pm

Admissions will take place from February 8th to 13th on first come first serve basis. Further details can be checked at

SPPU Senate meeting: 30% cut in exam syllabus, free vaccines to staff discussed

January 11, 2021 12:10 am

In a proposal tabled by principal Dr Sanjay Kharat, it was pointed out that there has been a considerable delay in conducting admissions, especially in professional courses offered by colleges affiliated to the university.

‘Best time for students to pick up new certifications & skills, most courses are available at very low cost’: Nitin Karmalkar

December 27, 2020 8:56 am

DR Nitin Karmalkar, vice-chancellor of Savitribai Phule Pune University, the biggest state university in Maharashtra with over 800 affiliated colleges, discusses with Alifiya Khan the challenges the university faced and what lies ahead.

Pune: After thousands of students complain of errors, SPPU to release corrected results by Dec 3

November 26, 2020 6:23 am

The Indian Express had reported on November 20 that an analysis of 18,000 marksheets at SPPU had revealed that 10,000-odd students had not logged into the system or attempted their exams.

After 26,000 complaints and counting, SPPU decides to hold re-examination for some students

October 30, 2020 12:35 pm

Mahesh Kakade, director of examinations and evaluation, SPPU, said a decision was taken on Wednesday evening to hold a re-examination for some students between November 5 to 7.

Pune: After question on ‘jihadi terrorism’ in SPPU third-year paper, university issues apology

October 28, 2020 10:18 am

The question was part of the subject ‘Defence Budgeting’, one of the 3,300 subjects offered by SPPU. The university claimed that the paper is offered by only one college, and only a few students had taken the exam on Friday.