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SNDT College of Education, Pune

About College

The SNDT College of Education(IASE) at the Pune campus of this University (Maharshi Karve Vidya Vihar) is a constituent college of the University. The college started as B.T. course in 1950-51 in the S.N.D.T. Arts College, Pune. In 1959 it got the status as a full-fledged section of B.Ed. with commencement of P.G. department in 1964. With U.G.C. grant for building construction both U.G. and P.G. department stepped into own separate building in 1973. In 1985 second floor was constructed with the matching grant of U.G.C..

To recognise the innovation in teaching learning and the exceptional work in the field of teacher education, the Ministry of Human Resource and Development (MHRD) granted the status of Institute of Advanced Studies in Education (IASE) to the college.the college has successfully acquired ‘A’ grade in April 2017 by NAAC.


• Constructivist teaching-learning

• Creative thinking

• Life skill education

• Co-operative Learning

• Brain based learning

Our college is a conducted college of SNDT University. It started as B.T course as a department of Arts College but got full-fledged status in 1957 as a B.Ed course. Our college has always taken lead to introduce all the new trends in education eg. Microteaching, Evaluation approach, Models of teaching, Four pillars of education, constructivist approach to teaching learning.

It is a unique institute having college and P.G. Dept of education together in same building and with same head.

To make the B.Ed. course

• job-oriented

• life-oriented

• value-based

Developing empowered, creative and constructivist women teachers enlightened with the global educational trends.

Creating conducive learning environment of innovations and research through constructivist curriculum transaction.

“Sanskrita Stree Para Shakti”

"An Enlightened Woman is a Source of Infinite Strength"

Year Achievement
1984 M.Phil. in education started.
1985 Institute initiated B.Ed. vacation course.
1986 Training of all the staff members regarding models of teaching by, the eminent educationist Dr. Bruce Joyce.
1995 Curriculum reconstruction as per N.C.E.R.T. guidelines with addition of internship program at B.Ed. Level.
2000 Training of all the teaching staff members in Information and Communication Technology.
2003 Curriculum reconstruction with modular approach and inclusion of Information and Communication Technology as compulsory subject.
2004 Awarded B++ Grade by the NAAC, Bangalore.
2004 Upgraded to IASE status.
2006-07 Several in-service training programs and research projects by faculty and up-gradation of infrastructure under IASE grant
2010-11 Institution level research project on 'Constructivism in Teacher Education'.
2012 State level seminar on constructivism.
2013 National level workshop on cooperative learning under guidance of Mrs. Yael Sharan, Expert from Israel
2014-15 Revision of curriculum with addition of elective courses.
2014-15 State level workshop on 'Curriculum Transaction' for teacher educators from conducted and affiliated colleges of S.N.D.T.Women's University
2014-15 International confluence on 'Educational and Cultural Exchange' between student teachers of Telemark University, Norway and SNDT College of Education, Pune.
2017 Awarded A Grade by the NAAC, Bangalore
January 2021 International Conference on school education in various countries

After up-gradation as IASE following activities were conducted:

• Addition of several books and periodicals in library

• Addition of equipments and learning resources in the college.

• Fourteen in service training programs for Teacher educators and Secondary school teachers were conducted by faculty

• Action researches conducted by each faculty

• Publication of fourteen training modules.