Best Innovative College Award (2019-20) from CEDA
'STAR STATUS' received from the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India

Late Shri. Shankarraoji Kanitkar

Progressive Education Society(P.E.S) was established in 1934 by Shankarraoji Kanitkar and prominent teachers and experts in the educational field.

Shri Shankarraoji Kanitkar was a freedom fighter and a Member of Pune Municipal Corporation for 20 years. He was also President of Pune Municipal Corporation for one year.

Presently, there are 53 educational institutes includings of schools, colleges, professional colleges, Management institutes and computer center, under P.E.S.

Prof. Dr. Gajanan R. Ekbote
M.S. M.N.A.M.S.
Chairman, Business Council
Progressive Education Society

Progressive Education Society, Pune-5
The future probably belongs to people who dare to dream big. It belongs to those who make way through the clouds of oblivion with the force of their determination.

“I have always believed that the answer to my destiny lies in creating the results, I desire.”
A surgeon by profession, Dr.G.R.Ekbote made his foray into the world of administration in 1985. Fuelled by the desire for pedagogical pursuits, he accepted the challenging responsibility of leading the Progressive Education Society, Pune,as its chairman. In order to keep pace with the changing scenario of education, he has introduced emerging and need-based courses in the institutions run by Progressive Education Society. It is an account of his pro-active approach and foresightedness that he has been successfully leading 56 educational institutions in Pune City.
Dr.Ekbote was granted the equivalent of a Ph.D degree by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik, for his outstanding academic qualifications, research work and eminence achieved in his profession. Presently, he is working as the Pro-Vice Chancellor of the same University.

Career Profile:
Professor of Surgery
- B.J Medical College, Pune

Dean, Faculty of Medicine
- University of Pune, Pune

Appointed as a Member of the Consultative Group on 'Education' by the Planning Commission, Govt. of India.

Appointed as a Member of the Consultative Group on 'Teacher's Education' by the Planning Commission, Govt. of India.

Member, Senate and Board of College and University Development
- University of Pune, Pune

Member, Management Council (Chancellor's Nominee)
- Senate and Academic Council
- Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik

Member, Board of Governors
- National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, Karnataka

Member, Academic Council (UGC Nominee)
-West Bengal University of Health Sciences, Kolkata

Prof.Dr.P.G. Dixit
Dy. Secretary,P.E. Society
Visitor Modern College, Ganeshkhind

Dy. Secretary P.E. Society

A professor and Head of the Statistics department at Progressive Education Society's Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce,Pune-5, he has been actively working as the Visitor of Modern College, Pune–16

He is a life member of Progressive Education Society and is also looking into its affairs as a Deputy Secretary.

A popular teacher with good command and knowledge in his field, he has been the recipient of several awards for his contribution to academics. He has also authored several books in Statistics. He worked as the Chairman, Board of Statistics, University of Pune,from 2005 to 2010. He is also Member, Academic Council of Pune University. His role in the matters of the college – academic and administrative is praiseworthy.

Prof. Suresh Todkar
Joint Secretary,P.E. Society
Chairman C.D.C
Modern College,Ganeshkhind

Joint Secretary,P.E. Society

A Lecturer in Chemistry, Wadia College, Pune, Prof. S.V.Todkar is Chairman, Local Management Committee of P.E.Society's Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune–16. He is also Deputy Secretary of Progressive Education Society, Pune, and Member of the Senate, Pune University.

Prof. Todkar plays an active role in the administrative matters of the college and always provides valuable inputs in overall functioning of the college.

Progressive Education Society's
Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce,
Ganeshkhind Pune-16 .

Academic Calendar for 2010-11




May 2010

1 st week


2 nd week


3 rd week


4 th week


1) Printing of brochures for entrance examinations.

1) Planning, execution of entrance examination

1) Admission Committee Meeting

1) Time-table preparation


June 2010

1 st week



2 nd week






3 rd &4 th week

1) Conducting UG entrance Examination

2) FY Class Admissions


1) Term Meeting

2) SY,TY Admission

3) MCA,MSC,Computers Entrance Examination

4) Communicating Time Table

5) Verification of dead Stock

1)SY,TY Teaching Begins


July 2010

1 st week





2 nd week



3 rd week



4 th week


1)Admissions of PG Classes

2)FY Classes Begins

3)Principal's address for F.Y students

4)Beginning of Science Practicals

1)Filling Up Eligibility Forms

2)Filling Up Scholarship & Free ship Forms


1)Declaration of Merit list of PG Courses

2)Selection of earn &learn Students

3)Selection of NSS Students/volunteers

1)Beginning of PG Classes

August 2010

2 nd week



3 rd week




4 th week


1) Independence Day-flag hosting(15 th Aug)

2) Akanshha Meeting

1) Modern tracking club activity

2) Filling of Examination Forms

3) Office automation course

4) Spoken English Course

1) Student's Council Elections

2) Science Association inauguration


September 2010

1 st week



2 nd & 3 rd week



4 th week


1) Publication of commerce Horizon

2) Blood Donation Camp

1) Internal Examination SY/TY

2) Health Check up-FY Classes

3) Soft skill Programme


1) BBA/BCA Internal Examinations

October 2010

1 st week




2 nd week


3 rd week


4 th week


1) University Exam Begins

2) Sending data of approved posts to the state Gove.


1)Alumni Meet/Parent's Meet


1) B.A/B.Com Internal Examination


1) Term End Meeting

Diwali Vacation (1/11/2010 To 21/11/2010)

November 2010

4 th week


1) Faculty Development Programme

December 2010

1 st week


2 nd week


3 rd week


4 th week


1) PG Practical Examinations

1) NSS Winter Camp


1)Educational Tours

1)Swarmadhuri Competion

January 2010

2 nd week





3 rd week





4 th week


  • Filling up of Examination Forms.
  • Celebration of Vivekananda Jayanti &Yuva saptaha Begins
  • Alumni Meet




  • Science Exhibition
  • Sports Competitions
  • Interaction Computer Department Intercollegiate Activity



1)Celebration of Kanitkar Day(25 th Jan)

2) Flag Hosting(26 th Jan)

February 2011

1 st week


2 nd week



3 rd week




4 th week


1) Annual prize Distribution


1) Disaster Management Workshop Nirbhay Kanya Workshop

2) State Level Seminar(Arts Faculty)


1)FY Practical Examinations & PT Examinations



1) Internal Examinations Science

2) Environmental Awareness Examinations

March 2011

1 st& 2 nd week



3 rd week


1)University Practical Examinations(SY/TY,


1)Preparation of AQAR

2)University Examination/PG Examinations

April 2011

1 st& 2 nd week



2 nd & 3 rd week




4 th week



  • Planning of Committees for Next Academic Year
  • PG Practical Examinations,
  • Printing of Prospectus, Admission forms
  • Submission of Committee related files to Central Documentation Committee


  • MA/M.Com Project Viva
  • Year End Meeting & Distribution of committee Work & College Magazine Akansha
  • Akeshyatrutiya Programme
  • Assessment of workload for advertisement for new posts


      U.G. Programmes:
    • B.A.
      • B.A.(Economics)
      • B.A.(English)
      • B.A.(Geography)
      • B.A.(History)
      • B.A.(Psychology)
      • B.A.(Sociology)
    • B.Com.
    • B.B.A.(C.A.)
    • B.Sc.
      • B.Sc. (Chemistry)
      • B.Sc. (Maths)
      • B.Sc. (Microbiology)
      • B.Sc. (Physics)
      • B.Sc. (Statistics)
      • B.Sc. (Zoology)
    • B.Sc. (Biotechnology)
    • B.Sc. (Computer Science)
    • B.C.A. (Science)
    • B.Sc. Blended in Chemistry [University of Melbourne , Australia] (International Collaboration Course)
    • B.Voc.(Food Processing Technology)

      • P.G. Programmes:
      • M.A. (Economics)
      • M.A. (History)
      • M.A. (Psychology)
      • M.A. (Sociology)
      • M.Com.
      • M.Sc. (Biotechnology)
      • M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry)
      • M.Sc. (Computer Science)
      • M.Sc. (Computer Applications)
      • M.Sc. (Maths)
      • M.Sc. (Microbiology)
      • M.Sc. (Statistics)
      • M.Sc. (Zoology)

        Research Programmes:
      • M. Phil. Zoology
      • Ph. D. Zoology
      • M. Phil. Chemistry
      • M. Phil. Biotechnology
      • Ph. D. Biotechnology

    Programmes NOT-Taught/Closed

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