Fergusson College (FC) is a degree college in western India, situated in the city of Pune. It was founded in 1885 by the Deccan Education Society and was the first privately governed college in India. Fergusson College is known for its close association with Indian politics. Its founders were amongst the pioneers of the Indian National Congress, as well as Hindu Nationalism, and the Indian Socialist Movement. The college has produced, amongst several ministers and legislators, two Indian Prime Ministers. Fergusson college was among the 19 colleges to get a heritage tag by the central government and UGC.
Departments at Fergusson College, Pune
- Computer Science
- Electronic Science
- Environment Science
- Voc. Media & Communication
- Voc. Digital Art & Animation
- Vocational Still Photography & Audio-Visual Production
- Vocational Electronic Equipment Maintenance
- Vocational Biotechnology
- Master of Computer Applications
- Tech (Industrial Mathematics with Computer Applications)
- Vocational Mass Comm
Fergusson College Ranking
In 2004, Fergusson College was awarded an ‘A’ grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The College also received the “Best College Award” amongst the colleges affiliated to the University of Pune in the academic year 2004-2005. Fergusson College has ranked amongst the top ten arts and science colleges in India for the past twelve years in the annual survey conducted by India Today-AC Nielsen-ORG-MARG and published in India Today, an Indian magazine. Within the state of Maharashtra, it is consistently ranked second in both science and arts.
Admissions (Under Graduate Courses)
- Admission procedure starts after the day of the declaration of Maharashtra Board results after which candidates are required to fill up online forms within 5 days from the first day of the availability of the forms.
- On the day 6, results are out displaying the names of the students selected on the basis of merit, which are available to the students on the college website.
- A counselling session is done on the day 10, with all the candidates required to be present at the college on the day when the final admission is to be done, along with all the credentials in original.
- The process will stop as soon as all the seats are filled up.
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