Five Reasons to Choose Pune - the City & Vidyapeeth
Pune has won the hearts of many students due to education of global standards, top notch infrastructure and the accommodating and warm culture of the city.
Pune is known as the 'Oxford of the East 'and has lived up to this name over the years. Pune University is ranked among the top five universities in the country. Pune is one of the fastest growing and reputed centers for studies in IT. The city houses a number of reputed educational Institutes like Film and Television Institute of India, National Defense Academy, Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Fergusson College and ILS Law College.
Pune is well connected by rail, road and air connections. It is well connected to all important cities and has direct train and air links from all major cities. It has its own domestic airport.
Numerous multinational companies have set up their base in Pune. The city has excellent infrastructure typical of a bustling metro. Pune has a small city charm and has many convenient provisions for students because of its high student population. It has affordable eating joints, internet cafes and a wide range of recreational activities at affordable rates.
Pune is the hub for cultural activities in Maharashtra. Pune houses various cultural institutes and has cultural fests and events going on throughout the year. Students are provided with a variety of activities to cultivate their talents. The city is also home to several inter-college cultural competitions which provide a platform for students to showcase their talent.
Pune could be called a nature - lovers' paradise. The city, although not as green as it used to be, has a large number of green pockets. It has several hills within the heart of the city. It is surrounded by mountains and hence adventurous students can pursue activities like trekking, rock climbing, para-gliding and sailing within a travel distance of 45 minutes to one hour from the heart of the city. The famous Sinhagad fort, Khadakwasla dam are within 30 minutes' driving distance from the heart of the city.