Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, comprising of Padmashree 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 and creativity; and 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. 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, Allied Medical Sciences, Nursing, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics and Management through seven institutions. In each programme the University ensures the provision of high quality education, the pursuit of knowledge and the creation of new ideas.
Though the University started with one constituent unit, i.e., the Medical College in January 2003, it has now seven constituent colleges/Institutions, offering a variety of programmes. These are as follows:
(i)Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Pimpri
(ii)Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College and Hospital, Pimpri, Pune.
(iii)Global Business School and Research Centre, Tathawade, Pune
(iv)Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute, Akurdi, Pune
(v)Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing, Pimpri, Pune.
(vi)Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune.
(vii)Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences, Pimpri, Pune
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.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Dr DY Patil University, Pune