Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
(Deemed to be University)
Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide NotificationNo. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of
Government of India


Whether the Vidyapeeth is recognized by the UGC and Government of India ?

Yes, the Vidyapeeth is recognized by the UGC under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission, Act, 1956 and Government of India.

How many colleges are under the ambit of the Vidyapeeth ?

At present there are eight colleges/institutes under the ambit of the Vidyapeeth, which are as follows:

  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pimpri, Pune
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute, Tathawade, Pune
  • Global Business School & Research Centre, Tathawade, Pune
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing, Pimpri, Pune
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune
  • Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences, Pimpri, Pune
What are the courses being offered by the Vidyapeeth ?

The Vidyapeeth offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PG Diploma, Super-specialty and Ph.D. courses in Medical, Dental, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Management, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Optometry.

Whether the Vidyapeeth offers Ph.D. programme, if yes, in which specializations ?

Yes, Vidyapeeth offer Ph.D. programme in Medical (19 specialties), Dental (9 specialties), Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Management (10 specialties), Nursing (4 specialties) and Physiotherapy (8 specialties).

Whether hostel facility is available ?


What is the Admission procedure for Indian students ?

The admission forms are normally available in the month of February onwards. The admission advertisements are released in the National and Regional Newspapers, where all the admission details are given. You could get the form by sending the requisite form fees by demand draft to The Registrar, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune or paying the same in cash personally at the Vidyapeeth Office. You can send the form duly filled in along with requisite test fees by the Prescribed Date given in the Admission Notice. All admissions are done through Entrance Tests conducted by the Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune.

What is the admission procedure for NRI/PIO/FN students ?

A person belonging to NRI / PIO / FN category is not required to appear for the entrance test conducted by the Vidyapeeth. However, he/she shall submit a separate application, in the specifically prescribed form, available in the office of Vidyapeeth. A committee, appointed by the competent authority for the purpose, admits candidates on the basis of inter se merit of the applicants, (decided on the basis of the academic record of the candidate, the standing of the institution from which the candidate has obtained the entry qualifications, etc.).

Under the NRI, PIO and FN categories, only those students who have studied and passed the qualifying examination from schools and / or colleges located in foreign countries (all countries other than India) are considered. This includes the students studying in schools and colleges situated in the foreign countries, even if the concerned school / college is affiliated to any Board of Secondary Education or a Vidyapeeth in India. However, wards of NRIs, PIOs or FNs, who are studying for the qualifying examination in schools located in India, are excluded.

Whether the colleges/institutes under Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune are recognized by the respective statutory councils ?

Yes, the colleges/institutes are recognized by respective statutory councils, such as MCI, DCI, INC, Association of Indian (AIP) Physiotherapists, DEC, etc.

On whose name the payments are to be made ?

The payments are not accepted by cheque / money order. The fees payable to the Vidyapeeth should be made by demand draft drawn on any nationalized bank in favour of "The Registrar, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune" payable at Pune.. The fees payable to the Colleges/Institutes should be drawn in their respective names.

What is the medium of instruction ?

Medium of instruction in colleges/institutes is mainly English. Local language “Marathi” is especially taught to Medical and Dental students to interact with routine OPD Patients.