The Deccan College, Post-Graduate and Research Institute, Deemed University, the third oldest educational Institute in the country established on 6 October 1821 is presently ranked 40th amongst the top 45 Universities of the country and 11th in terms of reputation. This is the only University in the country specializing in past and present Heritage of the country and is globally reputed for quality teaching and research in the specialized fields. The University has three full-fledged Departments, namely Archaeology, Linguistics and Sanskrit and Lexicography. The credit of establishing Archaeology and Linguistics into a University system for the first time in the country goes to Deccan College.
The Deccan College, Deemed University is culturally rooted in the Indian civilization of values; where knowledge is pursued for excellence, economic upliftment and social justice. It is here that narrow barriers are broken to pursue the vision of one world. Students from all over the country and world are welcome here. It is a matter of great satisfaction to us all that our students spread the knowledge and wisdom that we teach them, which is embedded in our rich texts and material culture, to all of humanity for a better present and future.
Deccan College Road, Yerawada