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Deccan College Post Graduate & Research Institute, Pune
Accreditation : UGC
Recognition : NAAC
Affiliation : Deemed University
Contact No : 020-26513200, 26513207
Email : academic@dcpune.ac.in
Website : http://www.dcpune.ac.in/
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Overview
Deccan College, Post-Graduate and Research Institute, Pune was established in 1821 as Hindoo College. In 1851 it was renamed as the Poona College and later as the Deccan College in 1864. The College was closed down by the British Government in 1934, but because of the efforts of the past students and the public spirited citizens, it was reopened on 17th August 1939 as Deccan College, Post-Graduate and Research Institute, by the Transfer Deed passed by the Hon'ble Bombay High Court.
 
It is the third oldest Educational Institute in India. The university is declared as Deemed University under section of UGC, it is accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade. The mission is to provide an exceptionally conducive learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional achievements and responsible global citizenship.
 
Campus of Deccan College Post Graduate & Research Institute -
 
The University occupies an area of about 115 acres near Yerawada. The Main building of the University was constructed in 1864 in the Gothic style. From time to time a number of buildings came up around the main building which is being used for various purposes.
 
Facilities at Deccan College Post Graduate & Research Institute -
 
  •  Library
  • Classrooms
  • Hostel
  • Mess
  • Gymkhana
  • Museum
  • Central Bank
  • ATM
 
Departments at Deccan College Post Graduate & Research Institute -
 
  • Department of Archaeology
  • Department of Linguistics
  • Department of Sanskrit and Lexicography
Courses
Master of Arts in Archaeology
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Category : Archaeology
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Archaeology is a study that deals with the knowledge about ancient monuments, historical structure and past civilization. Master of Arts in Archaeology is a postgraduate degree which is suitable for those who have completed their graduation/bachelor's degree in any of the following fields History, Archaeology, Anthropology, Sociology, and Geology. If a candidate is interested to pursue a course in archaeology then he has to join in the best institutes in India. Career Prospects: - This profession surely gives a golden opportunity for those who love to reveal the past. After successful completion of post graduate degree in archeology, one can get the job as Epigraphists, Numismatists. The former one is the study of inscriptions found on ancient monuments and temples etc; while the latter is the study of old tokens, coins or various other objects which are used in the earlier times. One can work as tourist guide, interpreters and heritage administrator. One can undertake the teaching line after clearing NET (National Eligibility Test). Skills Required to become a Archaeology: - In this field patience is must. One should have perceptive and questioning mind other than deep observation and logical thinking. In this field essential demands are creativity and accuracy. One should be ready undertake physical stress and strain as one might have to work outdoors continuously for hours and even at times in uncomfortable conditions. Some best places were students can pursue the course: - Delhi Institute of Heritage Research and Management (D.I.H.R.M.), New Delhi University of Madras, Chennai Osmania University, Hyderabad University of Pune, Pune Nagpur University, Nagpur University of Calcutta, Calcutta

Master of Arts in Lingustics
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Category : Other Arts Subjects
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A.(Other Arts Subjects) - Stands for Master of Arts in Other Arts Subjects. Typically, a M.A is a two year post graduate program, minimum eligibility for which is a graduation in any relevant subject. Master of Arts is a vast field and offers various courses. The course offered in this degree are M.A in Public Administration, M.A. in Women Studies and M.A. in Tourism Management.

Master of Arts in Sanskrit & Lexicography
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Category : Sanskrit
Degree : M.A.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.A. Sanskrit - Stands for Master of Arts in Sanskrit. Typically, a M.A.(Sanskrit) is a two year course, minimum eligibility for which is a B.A. in Sanskrit or any equivalent degree with Sanskrit as a subject. Sanskrit is an Indo-Aryan language and the main liturgical language of Buddhism and Hinduism. Subjects typically studied under this degree are Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Literary Criticism, Literary History etc.

Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology
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Category : Archaeology
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D. Archaeology - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Archaeology. Typically, a Ph.D. is a five year post doctoral program, minimum eligibility for which is an M.Phil in Archaeology. Archaeology is the systematic as well as the analytical study of past human life and culture by recovering and examining remaining material evidence, such as tools, graves, buildings and pottery. Under an Ph.D. program the students are required to prepare a dissertation on any selected topic within archaeology.

Master of philosophy in Archaeology
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Category : Archaeology
Degree : M.Phil.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Phil.(Archaeology)- Stands for Master of Philosophy in Archaeology. Typically, an M.Phil in Archaeology is a two years course, minimum eligibility for which is an M.A. degree in Archaeology. Archaeology is the systematic as well as the analytical study of past human life and culture by recovering and examining remaining material evidence, such as tools, graves, buildings and pottery. The subjects studied are historical records and frameworks of interpretation, the nature of political power and its expression, interconnections and foreign trade, Technology, production and exchange, society and settlement as well as State and private religion.

Master of philosophy in Linguistics
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Category : Other Arts Courses
Degree : M.Phil.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Master of philosophy in Sanskrit & Lexicography
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Category : Sanskrit
Degree : M.Phil.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

M.Phil. Sanskrit - Stands for Master of Philosophy in Sanskrit. Typically, a M.Phil is a two year postgraduate degree, minimum eligibility for which is a M.A. in Sanskrit. Sanskrit is the study of literature, linguistics and philosophy of the Sanskrit language. The students under this degree are taught the research methodology and are required to prepare research papers on any of the topics such as Sanskrit Poetry, Sanskrit Drama, Fiction, Literary Criticism and Literary History etc.

Doctor of Philosophy in Linguistics
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Category : Other Arts Subject
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D.(Other Arts Subjects) - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy Program. Arts is a very vast field and has various branches. Ph.D is a doctorate program where one researches on a particular subject and prepares a detailed dissertation under the supervision of a course guide.

Doctor of Philosophy in Sanskrit and Lexicography
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Category : Sanskrit
Degree : Ph.D.
Mode : Full Time
Medium : Campus
Level : PG

Ph.D. Sanskrit - Stands for Doctor of Philosophy in Sanskrit. Typically, a Ph.D. is a four or five year postdoctoral degree depending on the submission of thesis. The minimum eligibility for this degree is M.Phil in Sanskrit. Sanskrit is the study of literature, linguistics and philosophy of the Sanskrit language. The students under this degree are required to prepare a detailed thesis on any of the topics such as Sanskrit Poetry, Sanskrit Drama, Fiction, Literary Criticism and Literary History etc.

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Name : Deccan College Post Graduate & Research Institute, Pune
Location : Yerwada
City : Pune
State : Maharashtra
Country : India
Contact No : 020-26513200, 26513207
Contact Email : academic@dcpune.ac.in
Website : http://www.dcpune.ac.in/