St. Mira’s college established in 1962 was one of the pioneering colleges set up exclusively for girls in this part of the country. The college along with the other institutions was inspired by the faith that, in the new unfolding of India’s destiny, women have to play an important part.
Sadhu Vaswani often said:
“The woman-soul will lead us upward, on!”
The College was located, at that time, in the Sadhu Vaswani Mission premises.
Jan 05 1962
Jun 05 1964
Permission to start the Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Pune came in the year 1964.
Jun 05 1982
St. Mira’s College had a new address. The college was shifted to a new premise, its present location, in year 1982.
Apr 05 1983
The University of Pune granted permission for the Post Graduate Department of Commerce. This is one of the oldest PG departments of the college.
Jan 05 1984
The Home Science Department began its operations with a one-year course.
Feb 05 1986
The college had its Silver Jubilee Celebrations. It was marked by the visit of the Prime Minister, Late Rajiv Gandhi
Jan 01 2002
The University of Pune granted permission for the Post Graduate Department of English.
Jun 05 2002
Received the NAAC accreditation. St. Mira’s College was the first college in Pune to complete the assessment for NAAC accreditation.
Jul 05 2002
The University of Pune awarded the Best College Award to St. Mira’s College for the year 2002-03
Jan 01 2004
St. Mira’s College has been awarded the College with Potential for Excellence by the UGC during 2004-05
Jun 05 2004
The University of Pune granted permission for the Post Graduate Department of Economics.
Jan 01 2007
The first Arts and Commerce college to be granted autonomy. St. Mira’s College was granted academic autonomy for conducting the BA and BCOM courses by the University of Pune and the UGC.
Jan 01 2008
Visit of the President of India, Honourable Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. Laying down of the foundation stone of the Sadhu Vaswani Institute of Management Studies (SVIMS).
Jan 01 2010
St. Mira’s College has been awarded as the College with Potential for Excellence by the UGC for the Second Time in 2010-11
Jun 05 2012
Reaccredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC for the second time
Jun 05 2013
The College celebrated its Golden Jubilee Year (1962-2012). Extension granted for Academic Autonomy (2013-2019).
Jun 05 2015
St. Mira’s College for Girls, Pune – First Autonomous College in Maharashtra – Arts, Commerce and Science – Undergraduate and Post Graduate Programmes