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Haribhai V Desai College of Commerce, Arts and Science

Pune, Maharashtra | Reviews/Ratings: - Add Review
Established : 1928 | Accredited/Approved : NAAC | Affiliated : Savitribai Phule Pune University

About Haribhai V Desai College of Commerce, Arts and Science

Haribhai V. Desai College Pune is recognized as one of the leading academic institutions in Pune. It stands elevated in public esteem and in the reminiscences of its alumni, who are now prominent figures in government, business, media, industry, and education. In addition, candidates from all convictions have grown up here and excelled in the preferred areas of their interests, be it academics, sports, or extracurricular activities. Haribhai V Desai College Pune was established in 1984 by The Poona Gujarati Kelvani Mandal. It started as an organization to cater to the Gujrati minority and traditional corporate sections of society.

The College is located in the traditional commercial area of ??Pune city with high density surrounding it. This promoted female students from neighboring houses to get an education. Originally, the College was housed in RCM School and Junior College and was affiliated with Pune University. The College moved to its new location in 1987 and was a single faculty until 1993. Recently HV Desai College received the "Best College" award from the University of Pune. The NAAC has accredited the College with an "A" grade.

HV Desai College has experienced remarkable growth over the years. And today, it is not only one of the most prestigious coeducational institutions in the city of Pune. Long forgotten as a Gujarati minority college, today, it is one of the most vibrant & prominent institutions in Pune. It has students from all walks of life. It has an accomplished faculty of approximately eighty faculty members and over two thousand five hundred students.

Among the various courses offered, students can opt for UG and PG degree courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, and Management. HV Desai College Courses include BSc, BA, BBA, BCA, M Com, MSc, and MCA. To be admitted, candidates must meet the prescribed eligibility criteria. Qualified applicants can apply for the application form online by visiting the Institute's official website. In addition, the College provides various programs such as placement training and guest lectures. Students are also offered study tours to national and international research institutions.

Institute Type



Pune, Maharashtra



Gender accepted


Campus Area

1 Acre


Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune


NAAC 'A' Grade

Course offered







M Com


Dr. Girish R. Parade

No of Faculty


Student Enrolments


Application mode


Admission Process


Haribhai V Desai College Fees

The fee structure might vary for each different course. For instance, HV Desai College B Com fees will differ from Desai College BCA fees, which is approx 1.3 Lakhs in total. Check out the courses, specializations along with the fees structure.



HV Desai College fees


Botany Science
Computer Science
Microbiology Science
Zoology science


B Com

Marketing Management
Accounting Basic



General and CA

INR 1.03 to INR 1.16 Lakhs


Computer Applications

INR 1.3 Lakhs (Total)


Political Science



Environmental Science
Microbiology Science


M Com



Haribhai V Desai College Admission

The College offers UG and PG courses in science, arts, commerce, and computer applications in various specializations. The College offers BSc, BA, BBA; B. Com, and BCA programs at the undergraduate level. The PG level offers admission to the M Com, MCA, and MSc in various disciplines.

For admission to the Haribhai V Desai College UG Courses, the applicant must have HSC/12. or pass the equivalent examination in a relevant discipline with an overall mark of 50% from a recognized educational body. Selection is based solely on merit.

For admission to the master's degree course, the candidate must have obtained the degree with a minimum score of 50% (45% belonging to the SC/ST category) from a recognized educational institution. Selection is entirely based on merit. The authority will compile the HV Desai College Merit List by considering the aggregate marks. Candidates whose names have been displayed on the merit list can proceed with other admission formalities.

The College conducts an online admission process. HV Desai College's online admission form to UG or PG programs is available at the College's official website. Interested candidates can register online. The application fee can also be paid online by credit card, debit card, or internet banking.

Haribhai V Desai College Placement

The H V Desai College Placement Office was established in 2005. It plays a crucial role in providing students with the best employment opportunities. It provides industry-focused education based on the requirements of current industry trends and equips students with skills and knowledge. Training in soft skills, business nurturing, training in CV writing, mock interviews, pre-employment interviews, etc., are all offered during the apprenticeship. This way, students improve their employability and confidently come to the campus interview. In addition, the Institute has partnered with renowned industry leaders and invites them to campus to provide in-company training for industry exposure.

In the academic year 2019-2020, a job fair was held in association with aspire knowledge and skills India. Around 14 companies participated in the job fair. And 536 students participated, and 100 students were placed in this campaign.

Top Recruiters

  • TCS
  • KPIT
  • Capgemini
  • Satyam Computer Services
  • L&T Infotech
  • Cognizant
  • Amdocs
  • Vertex
  • Kalyani Infotech
  • Amdocs
  • Tech Mahindra

Haribhai V Desai College Facilities

HV Desai College is located in the heart of Pune. The College is surrounded by historical places like Shaniwar Wada, Lala Mahal, and Nana Wada and spiritual places like Kasba Ganpati, Dagdushet Ganpati, and Bhau Rangari Ganpati. College is blessed with this ideological wealth. The College is also close to major transportation hubs like PMC Bus Stand, Pune Railway Station, Shivaji Nagar Bus Station, and Swarget Bus Station, providing mobility for students to reach the College.

The campus is well equipped with 30 classrooms for the teaching-learning process, a library, laboratories for all artistic, scientific, and business streams, a fitness center, an indoor gymnasium, and a canteen. Besides, the College campus is Wi-Fi enabled and accessible to students in classrooms, labs, corridors, and open spaces. Users are given secure access with a login ID and password to use the Wi-Fi facility via laptops.

Haribhai V Desai College of Commerce, Arts and Science Course fee structure

BCom - Marketing Management Request 3 years
BCom - Economics Request 3 years
BCom - Accounting - Basic Request 3 years
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Asked question

Does this college offer a B.Sc. program in Radiology specialization??
18-Mar-2023 17:09:00 asked by Rajesiha Randive

No Radiology specialization is offered in the B.Sc. course at HVDCCAS. 

Please send link for online admission of MSc Environment?
15-Jul-2022 05:30:49 asked by Tukaram Dhobale
Admission for fy bcom?
29-Jun-2022 04:56:59 asked by Harsh vishal shinde
i want to fill admission form for desai college?
28-Jun-2022 03:36:24 asked by priti chindhe
16-Jun-2022 06:11:27 asked by Sakshi Kishor Jadhav
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Contact Information

Contact Numbers:

020-24450373, 020-24455423

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596, Budhwar Peth, Behind Shaniwar Wada, Near Sakal Office, Budhwar Peth, Pune, Maharashtra, India

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