The Founders of the Fergusson College had first started the New English School, Pune in 1880 and later established the Deccan Education Society (DES) in 1884. This was followed by the bold step to start the first ever privately managed college in India, on the 2nd January 1885, naming it as the Fergusson College. The name was given in appreciation of the support of Sir James Fergusson, the then Governor of Bombay Province and also the first Patron of the DES. Principal William Wordsworth, the grandson of the famous poet, was the master of the ceremonies at the inaugural function of the college. Thus, the Fergusson College bridged the gulf between the great city of London and Poona, the city of the Peshwas and on this occasion Sir Fergusson wished God’s blessings on this new venture.
The college received affiliation of the University of Bombay and began its onward march in higher education with the opening of the Arts classes, followed in 1892, with the science classes. The college held these classes, for almost ten years, in the old Gadre Wada and other locations in Poona.
• The college campus is sprawled in more than 64 acres of land with beautiful environment. The environment created by the institute allows its students to follow their aims at their best.
• It has a monumental building which inspires students to contribute to its history by rendering them best results.
• The library of this institute has various books to refresh ones knowledge in the field of science and technology. It has various journals and magazines too.
• It has a large auditorium with a space of more than 800 people. It also provides medical facilities to the required students.
• The college canteen provides healthy and tasty food to the students at affordable prices. Students can have snacks and soft drinks at the college canteen.
• Fergussan College has a huge ground for various sports activities like basket ball, cricket, football, etc. It also encourages its students for indoor games like table tennis, boxing, carrom, chess, etc.
• The college provides separate hostels for boys and girls with all the required facility. It also provides quarters to the teaching staff.
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