Savitribai Phule Pune University, formerly University of Pune and University of Poona, is a collegiate public state university in Pune in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Established in 1949, and spread over a 411 acres (1.66 km2) campus,the university is home to 43 academic departments. The university is named after Savitribai Phule, a 19th-century Indian social reformer who is known for her contribution towards empowerment and emancipation of women through education. The university has affiliated colleges, departments, and research institutes, which are primarily in Pune.
The University of Pune is ranked 7th among universities in India, in 2018, by the Times Higher Education.
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