Fergusson College, now Fergusson University is an Autonomous public educational institution offering courses in the streams of Arts and Science in the city of Pune. It was founded in 1885 by the Deccan Education Society. Professor Vaman Shivram Apte was its first principal. Social reformer, journalist, thinker and educationist Gopal Ganesh Agarkar served as the second principal from August 1892 till his death in June 1895.The college is named after Scottish born Sir James Fergusson, the Governor of Bombay, who donated Rs 1,200. Since 1948, the college has been under the jurisdiction of the University of Pune. In May 2018 Fergusson college was upgraded to a unitary university following an update from Ministry of HRD.
The college has two sections:
Official website http://www.fergusson.edu/
Phone +91 (0)20 2565 4212
Address Shivaji Nagar, Fergusson College Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune, Maharashtra 411004, India
Coordinates 18°30'55.624" N 73°50'31.412" E