Education Society is graced by the vision and glory of the founding
fathers : Father of Indian Unrest and an astute lawyer Lokmanya Shri.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak , the great social secular reformer Shri. Gopal
Ganesh Agarkar, the doyen of Marathi literature, Shri. Vishnushastri
Chiplunkar and a well-known social worker Shri. Mahadev Ballal Namjoshi.
These young visionaries with nerves of steel and unwavering commitment
towards the Indian masses gripped in the clutches of British rule, came
together to give the people of India an educational Institute with the
dream of a better future.
awareness of the pivotal role played by education in preparing the
youth to become responsible and contributory citizens and their firm
belief in ‘education is the lifeline of any developed country’ led them
to the inception of Deccan Education Society.
first step towards igniting the flame of knowledge and awakening the
populace, was laying the foundation of the revolution called Deccan
Education Society on the 24th October, 1884, which was also the
auspicious day of Vijaya Dashami or "Dashehra". On the 13th August 1885
the Society was registered under The Societies Registration Act,1860.
Within less than three months, the Ferguson College was started on the 2nd of January, 1885.
Deccan Education Society always remained alert to the changing needs of
the larger social set up for which and within which it functioned. To
fulfill the set objectives, DES established various educational
institutions in Western Maharashtra. These educational institutions
include not only schools and colleges, but also technical institutes and
autonomous institutes in the field of management, law, agricultural
education and vocational training.The DES management believes in 'Union
is strength', so guided and aided by educationists, visionaries,
philanthropists and ex-students, the Society is endeavouring to instill
civic and patriotic values to the core besides providing quality
education to its students.
The campus of D.E.S Law College is a
melting pot of vibrant colours, exuberant energies and profound natural
beauty. Being on this campus will be the most memorable experience for
anybody who invests the most beautiful part of his/her life here.
from well ventilated three-storied college building, we have spacious
class rooms, seminar halls and administrative office as a part of our
campus. We also have hostel facilities for our students, availability of
which is on merit-basis. We share this facility with Fergusson College,
Pune. The hostel messes provide fresh and quality food. Strict
discipline, yet homely atmosphere is maintained in the hostels. We
strictly follow Anti-Ragging laws applicable to the State of
To facilitate a holistic
development of our students and to channelize the youthful energies,
Deccan Education Society provides a well equipped gymnasium and an
expansive open ground for all the outdoor athletic sports activities.