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
Accredited (3rd Cycle) by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.64 on four point scale at ‘A++’ Grade




IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for:
  •  Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks
  • The relevance and quality of academic and research programmes
  • Equitable access to and affordability of academic programmes for various sections of society
  • Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning
  • The credibility of evaluation procedures
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure and services
  • Research sharing and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.


Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are:
  • Development and application of quality benchmarks/parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution
  • Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality education and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology for participatory teaching and learning process
  • Arrangement for feedback response from students, parents and other stakeholders on quality-related institutional processes
  • Dissemination of information on various quality parameters of higher education
  • Organization of inter and intra institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles
  • Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement.
  • Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices.
  • Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality.
  • Development of Quality Culture in the institution.
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC, to be submitted to NAAC


IQAC will facilitate / contribute:
  • Ensure heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement
  • Ensure internalization of the quality culture.
  • Ensure enhancement and coordination among various activities of the institution and institutionalize all good practices.
  • Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning.
  • Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs.
  • Build an organized methodology of documentation and internal communication.

Outcomes of Activities of IQAC at DPU Pune

  • The Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development, on the advice of UGC, declared Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune as ‘deemed-to-be university’ constituting of Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune vide its notification dated 11th January, 2003.
  • Government of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development included three more institutions under the ambit vide its notification dated 20th September, 2006.The Institutes were the Dr. D. Y. Patil Dental College & Hospital, Pimpri, Pune, Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Nursing, Pimpri, Pune and Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri Pune. These 3 Institutes were established in 2000.
  • UGC vide its Office Memorandum dated 16th March, 2010, also gave approval to the three new institutes, Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute, Pune, Global Business School & Research Centre, Pune and Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Optometry & Visual Sciences, Pune.
  • On 4th August 2010, the Institute of Distance Learning, Pimpri, and Pune was given approval by the Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE-DEC, New Delhi. Subsequently, UGC gave its confirmation for continuation on 3rd June, 2014. The latest approval was granted by UGC on 6th September, 2016 for 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic year. The Vidyapeeth has also applied online for recognition of theAcademic Session July, 2018.
  • Recently, the Ministry of Human Resource Department (MHRD); vide its notification No. F.10-12/2016-U.3(A) dated 23rd February, 2018, on the advice of UGC, included the Dr. D. Y. Patil Homeopathic Medical College & Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune and Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Ayurved & Research Centre, Pimpri, Pune under the umbrella of Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune (Deemed to be University) as constituent colleges.
  • On 3rd March, 2015, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune has been re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale at ‘A’ grade. This is valid up to 2nd March 2020. The Vidyapeeth is also an ISO 9001: 2015 Certified University.
  • National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) conducted by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), New Delhi,
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune has achieved in
NIRF - 2017
47th rank in the University category and 76th in the Overall Category in India.
NIRF-2018 ranking, the Vidyapeeth has achieved the 18th rank in Medical Category, 52nd rank in University Category and 79th rank in the Overall Category in India.