Deccan Education Society's
Affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, UGC - College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) UGC- College of Excellence (CE)
UGC Special Heritage Status, DBT - STAR Status College, DST - FIST Supported Science Departments
NAAC accredited “A” Grade (3.62 CGPA on 4 point scale)
NIRF Ranking : 35th (2017) 19th (2018) 27th (2019)
AISHE Code : C - 41431
Established in 1885, the department is the oldest Philosophy Department in the city and currently one of the only two departments in Pune to offer Philosophy (Major) for B.A. Degree. Gopal Ganesh Agarkar, a Founder Member of the DES, was the first Professor of History and Logic of the College. R. D. Ranade, ex-faculty member of the department, went on to become the Vice-Chancellor of Allahbad University and has made a significant contribution to the field of Indian Philosophy. The Department offers a course in Philosophy as a subject on the special level for the degree of B.A and Logic as a subject on the general level.
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