Pune : Fergusson College, one of the oldest and renowned colleges of India is now a University. This news was made official on Saturday by the Deccan Education Society (DES). Fergusson college was eastablished by Lokamanya Tilak and Gopal Ganesh Agarkar in year 1885.
“We received a phone call from officials of the University Grants Commission who confirmed that Fergusson College has received the status of a University. However, we are yet to receive an official letter. On Monday, a meeting was held in Mumbai on the same. We are not yet sure whether it will be a deemed status or a state university status,” said Principal Ravindrasinh Pardeshi.