Principal’s Message

Dear Students and Parents,

Maharashtra Education Society’s Abasaheb Garware College, established in August 1945, has been diligently pursuing its vision & mission. As per our vision we are ensuring quality education, good moral values, with a sense of nationalism among students in keeping with the glorious heritage of the country and universal values at large. Our mission is to impart higher education for the development of academic excellence, character and personality; with a broader perspective of social, national, environmental and global commitment. It is one of the premier institutes in and around Pune, imparting higher education in the field of Arts and Science. Our college is well known for imparting high-quality education that is implemented via updated curricula and inclusive approach. We are focussed on achieving our objectives to develop our students with the necessary skills to compete in a technologically advanced global scenario, providing the environment that reinforces appropriate social and cultural values. Upgrading students through co-curricular and extra – curricular activities, collaborating with our own alumni and with leading corporate leaders globally through MOUs to develop our students.

Over the past seven decades, college has grown from Junior college, Undergraduate Programs, Postgraduate Programs to PhD level Research Programs and in addition to skill development and employability enhancement programs as per the emerging technologies. At present, the College offers 20 UG, 19 PG, and 3 M. Phil Programs. Seven Departments are offering Doctoral Programs. Three B. Voc Programs are also started which are sponsored by the UGC. Well-equipped state-of-the-art laboratories, classrooms, library, huge sports-ground and gymnasium, with a team of highly qualified and motivated teachers and the supporting staff are highlights of our college. The associated faculty members have a remarkable record of research activities in diverse areas.

The attempt of the college in quality enhancement is clear in the improvement of Accreditation and Assessment grades that the college has received earlier: B+ in 2005, Graded ‘A’ in 2010 with CGPA 3.15 and ‘A’ Grade in 2016 with CGPA 3.25. on 4-point scale.

The pursuit of excellence by Abasaheb Garware College of Arts and Science, Pune, is proved by its winning the Best College Award of Savitribai Phule Pune University and by achieving the ‘Star College Scheme’ award by the Department of Biotechnology.

We have a superb, dedicated, enthusiastic teaching team and the supporting staff, where the focus is always on the complete development of every student to reach to their full potential. There are a large number of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities in which all students are encouraged to participate in every activity. Our college helps students to realize their goals in life. We encourage all students to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the college and involve themselves in all the activities that are offered as per their passion and inherent talent. We hope that the students make use of the facilities and become confident, intellectually bright and morally strong to compete in the global scenario.

I am happy to note that the management of the college has very clear vision-mission and is constantly supporting us to attain the goals of the college in sync with that of our national values such as freedom, equality and fraternity.

Thank you,

Prof. Dr. Gautami Pawar

Officiating Principal