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Fr. Babu Joseph Kalathil defended his Doctoral Dissertation

Fr. Babu Joseph Kalathil defended his doctoral dissertation online on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. The title of his thesis was:... Read More

Sr Philomina C A, SMI (Johncy) defended her Doctoral Dissertation

Sr Philomina C A, SMI  (Johncy) defended her doctoral dissertation online on Wednesday, 12th August 2020. The title of her... Read More

Online Installation of New President of JDV Fr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ

CONGRATULATIONS & WELCOME TO OUR NEW JDV PRESIDENT FR. FRANCIS GONSALVES, SJThis is to let you know with immense joy... Read More

History of JDV

JNANA-DEEPA VIDYAPEETH (JDV) is the name given to the Pontifical Athenaeum in Pune in its Revised Statutes of 1972. The Pontifical Athenaeum has a history going back to 1893 when Pope Leo XIII founded the Papal Seminary in Kandy, Sri Lanka, and entrusted its direction and administration to the Society of Jesus. The charter of 27 July 1926, issued by the Holy See, elevated the Papal Seminary to the status of a Pontifical College with the rights and privilege of conferring the Baccalaureate, Licentiate and Doctorate in both Philosophy and Theology. In the Statutes of 1940, approved by the Congregation for Catholic Education, the Pontifical Athenaeum, comprising the Faculties of Philosophy and Theology, was given an autonomous status with its own academic and administrative setup. In 1955 the Papal Seminary-and, with it, the Papal Athenaeum-was transferred from Sri Lanka to Pune, in close proximity to De Nobili College, the Jesuit Read More

Upcoming Events

    02 Dec

    Philosophy Faculty Council Meeting III

    03 Dec

    Feast of St. Francis Xavier, Patron of India - Non Instructional Day

    04 Dec

    Theology Faculty Council Meeting III

    19 Dec

    Christmas Holidays: 19 Dec - 03 Jan

    25 Dec

    Christmas

    01 Jan

    New Year

    04 Jan

    Classes Resume: Credit VIII: 04 Jan - 25 Jan

    07 Jan

    Philosophy Teaching Staff Meeting III

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