The Education Capital of India – Pune has been known as the “Oxford of the East” since the times of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. The city draws a large number of students from both India as well as abroad. Pune is the ideal destination for students aiming for higher education as the institutes located here offer a variety of courses ranging from business, lifestyle programs, medicine, engineering, biochemistry, biotechnology to mass communication, astronomy, design, finance, and so on.
Pune is also home to several esteemed institutions and universities (including deemed universities) namely Savitribai Phule Pune University (formerly known as Pune University), Bharati Vidyapeeth, Deccan Education Society, Deccan College Post Graduate and Research Institute, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Gokhale Institute of Politics & Economics, Symbiosis International University and National Defence Academy.
Pune offers education to a maximum number of foreign students in India. Students from various international locations visit the city each year to avail its world-class academic programs. The teaching quality, available resources, experienced and dedicated faculty, have all made Pune one of the most-favored education destinations for aspirants around the world. Pune is a metropolitan city with a population over 5 million that offers a good connectivity with growing public and private transport, recreational facilities, infrastructure, power supply, malls, theaters, etc.
The bulk of the population consists of young students from every stream of study imaginable. This makes Pune an excellent place to network and connect with different cultures and professions. In fact, Pune gets 20,000-30,000 foreign students every year from 80 countries, apart from a large number of students who come from Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Orissa, West Bengal, and elsewhere in India. These top educational institutes are a happy hunting ground for recruiters and MNCs, says Amit Agrawal, Founder and Chairman, Times and Trends Academy (TTA).
Pune’s reputation of being an educational destination lies in its ability to keep in tune with the rapidly changing education scenario of the country. The city’s quick connectivity, growing infrastructure, affordable housing and easy access have made all the difference. Pune contributes over 20 per cent of India’s IT exports.
The wide range of courses is supported by excellent industry exposure and cultural platforms. Students within and outside the country, find Pune a pleasant and welcoming city.
Times and Trends Academy (TTA) is located in Deccan which is at the heart of Pune. TTA, being in Deccan, has a good proximity to many restaurants, multiplexes, malls, etc. The young and vibrant atmosphere at TTA keeps students jovial at all times.