Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute, established as Hindoo College under the Bombay Presidency Government by using Dakshina Fund. It is one of the third oldest institutions of modern learning in India. Institute later grow as known research center worldwide and renamed as Poorna College in 1851 later as Deccan College in 1864. College was relocated to its new campus in Yerwada in the year 1868. In year 1930 it was closed by British Govt., but due to efforts of past student it was reopened on 1939 and renamed as Deccan College Post- Graduate and Research Institute. University offers courses in Archeology, Linguistics, Sanskrit and Lexicography.
Library: Library of Deccan College Post-Graduate and Research Institute is essential part of it. Library holds unique collection of archaeological, Sanskrit and religion books. It has 40 rooms dedicated for study for researchers only.
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Archaeology Museum: Deccan College Archaeology Museum was established for the researchers and masters students of the university. University Archeology department has explored 100 of heritage site and many artefacts were collected and display in the university museum.
Maratha History Museum: Museum contains useful records of late 18thand early 19th centuries for the history students. Museum is heritage of Late Rao Bahadur Paranis of Satara as he had collected various historical materials from different regions of India and other countries.
Hostels: University provides separate accommodation facilities for boys and girls from outside Pune. There 2 hostels each boys and girls. Both can accommodation 150 students in them.
Nature Club: University founded this club on the occasion of its foundation day. This club is associated in various activities like tree plantation, creating and fixing bird boxes, nature walk and exhibition.
- University offers 15 scholarships of Rs 400/- per month for Ph.D. and P.D.A. students
- Dr. Malti Nagar Award for Ethnoarchaeology for Rs. 1000/-
- Katragadda Subbaiah Memorial Cash Prize of Rs 500/-
- Robert Bruce Foote Memorial Cash Prize of Rs 500/-