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Rediscovering the Oxford of the East

On a visit to Pune in the late 1950s, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, was very impressed with its array of top-notch educational institutions that he gave the city the sobriquet of "the Oxford of the East." Indeed, with the quality of education, infrastructure, cultural platforms, available resources and reputable academicians, Pune has been always known as one of the major education capitals of India. Unlike other major cities in India, Pune has a rare distinction of offering education to most of the foreign students who come to India for further studies. While, approximately 4000 students from over 74 countries come here for studies every year, with the fast increasing number of migrants from other parts of India, the city is considered as one of the...

Institute of the year- 2016, Pune