Pune, called as the Oxford of India, attracts more students than any other city in Maharashtra. The year-round pleasant weather of the city makes it easy to keep focus on studies. The outskirts of the city offer many destinations for trekking over the weekend. Pawna Lake, Lion’s Point and Karla Caves are few of the popular camping sites. College outings cannot get better when you have hill stations like Lavassa and Lonavala mere 60Kms away. The active campus culture focuses on many extra-curricular activities which ensure that students get to test their strengths and weaknesses, getting insights, eventually choosing their profession according to their passion. The start-ups are a testimony! It is home to the only educational institute in India that offers degrees in film studies accredited by the Government of India. With the rise of IT parks and various other sectors, students get a warranted chance at landing their dream jobs. Being an IT-Hub it gets convenient for the companies to visit the college campuses to do mass placements without worrying about the relocation expenses. The cost of living in Pune is on the cheaper side as compared to other big cities in India. It has quite a lively yet safe nightlife. Pune has been home to a lot of reputed institutes with quality placements.

Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, ResulPookutty, Rajkumar Hirani, Jaya Bachchan, Rajkumar Rao and Sriram Raghavan are a few of the many notable celebrity alumni of FTII. Cyrus S. Poonawalla, Pratibha Patil, P.V. Narasimha Rao, Sharad Pawar and Vilasrao Deshmukh are the alumni of Pune University.