Recognitions & Approvals
DPU is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning and research and developing leaders in all disciplines who are equipped to make a difference globally.
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (DPU), Pune is managed by Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth Society, Pune. It was declared as “Deemed-to-be-University”, under Section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 in 2003.
All the institutions under DPU have the approval and recognition of the relevant statutory bodies to offer UG, PG Degree, Diploma, Super-Specialty, Fellowship, Certificate and Ph.D. and programs in relevant and emerging disciplines.
The Vidyapeeth has been Re-accredited (3rd Cycle) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A++’ Grade. In the all India NIRF ranking 2021, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune (Deemed to be University) has secured the 19th rank in Medical category, 2nd rank in Dental Category, 49th rank in University category, and 80th in the Overall Category National Level. DPU has been declared as a Category 1 University by UGC under Graded Autonomy Regulations, 2018. It is an ISO: 2015 Certified University and ISO 14001:2015 Green Education Campus.
It has also been recognized as a Scientific & Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Dept. of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Govt. of India in 2014 for 3 years and re-recognized in 2017 for another 3 years. The Ethics Committee of the Vidyapeeth is re-registered till 30th May 2019 by the Drug Controller General, Govt. of India.
Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune established the 'DPU unit of UNESCO Chair in Bioethics' and established the DPU National 'Coordination Centre of Students' Wings of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, Haifa on 18th May 2015.
The Vidyapeeth has developed a system to recharge and rejuvenate the faculty. These strategies are implemented at three levels - (i) at the Vidyapeeth level, centrally through University Centre for Professional Education & Faculty Development (UCPEFD), (ii) at Institute level, continuous education units MEU, DEU, NEU, PEU, PTEU, MgEU and OpEU, and (iii) at the departmental level for Medical and Dental Colleges.