Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University) College of Engineering at Pune was established in August 1983. Over the last 24 years, the college has made all-round progress and is now acclaimed as one of the best engineering colleges in this part of the country
Since its inception in 1983 till July 2000, the college was affiliated on a permanent basis to University of Pune. In July 2000, the Government of India, on the recommendations of the UGC and AICTE has included this college as a constituent unit of Bharati Vidyapeeth University. This college has thus the approval and recognition of the Government of India, AICTE, UGC and the Government of Maharashtra
As per the section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, the Deemed Universities have the same status as the State and Central statuary Universities. So the degrees and diplomas, which Bharati Vidyapeeth University awards to its students, have the same status and recognition as those awarded by the State and Central statuary Universities.