The Institute of Science, Poona was established in 1956 to propagate scientific attitude amongst the younger generation of our society by Shri. Nilkanth Chintaman Joshi (M.Sc., M.A.) is a well known educationist, who has spent his entire carrier in the field of education. He is closely associated with the Pune University for last more than four decades Dean of the Science faculty, member of senate, and member of academic council for a long time. He is sharing his knowledge and administrative skills by giving consultation in the field of education and number of institute and NGO’s have benefited from his guidance
He has also given guidance to open educational institutes in rural part of Maharashtra. He is a Freedom Fighter, Mr. N.C.Joshi has taken part in freedom movement as well as “Dadra Nagar Haveli, Mukti Sangram”. Apart from his academic activities he was also very much interested in various games specially “Kabaddi”. He visited SEOL Olympic Games as a official member of Indian contingent.
Higher education plays a vital role in the development of any nation. Therefore there is a premium on both quantity and quality of higher education. Like in any other domain the method to improve quality remains the same. Finding and recognizing new needs and satisfying them with products and services of international standards. Considering this view Institute of Sciences, Poona started by Shri. N.C. Joshi.
Institute of Science, Poona runs following colleges in science, computer, management, commerce and Education.
- Swami Vivekanand College of Education
- College of Computer Sciences
- Institute of Business Management & Research
- Gangamani College of Legal Education
- Arts, Commerce and Science Junior College