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UWC Mahindra College

UWC Mahindra College

Village Khubavali, PO Paud, Taluka Mulshi, Pune, Maharashtra, 412108, India

+91 97644 42751 54



UWC Mahindra College
School type Coeducational Boarding
Founded 1997
Status Private
Head of College Soraya Sayed Hassen
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 15-19
Number of pupils 240
Two-year fee $59,000 (scholarships available)
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Ainhoa Orensanz
Associations IB


UWC Mahindra is a vibrant college with a rich tradition of curricular innovation and community engagement. Programs such as the IB’s World Studies Extended Essay were conceived and piloted here. The College also runs a bridge program and the Akshara Foundation, both of which enhance the positive local impact of the College and provide students with numerous opportunities for project-based and service learning.

Inside the Classroom

UWC Mahindra College offers the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme curriculum. Alongside standard courses, the College offers Art, Theatre, Film, Psychology, World Religions, Global Politics. Additionally, students also take context-building courses such as Global Affairs, as well as specialized courses in Complexity Science and Systems Thinking. UWC Mahindra also offers the Project Based Diploma along with a Cambridge Pre-University Diploma, where a group of students take the IBDP curriculum during their first year and utilize the second year to conceive and execute a impact-driven project.

Outside the Classroom

UWC Mahindra College offers an immense variety of co-curricular activities through its Creativity, Activity, Service program, referred to as "Triveni" program, which facilitates project-based learning in four areas: Education, Peace and Justice, Sustainability, Communication and Culture and Outdoor Education. Students are active in decision-making processes that affect campus life, such as envisioning and executing resource management initiatives on campus. Community Service include working with entrepreneurship programs or organic farming collectives. Students benefit the cultural diversity of the surrounding valley and India at large and have immersive experiences in other parts of the country. MUWCI also conducts short programs which bring together students from around the world to learn about issues such as sustainability and globalization.

Campus and Facilities

Students live together in five residential clusters known as "wadas", each of which forms a more intimate community. The campus also offers many informal locations for gathering and hiking, and several areas are well known among students for their gorgeous vistas of the valley during sunset. Academic facilities include a science lab, a library, an art space overlooking the valley, specialized facilities for theatre and music practice and a large sporting ground.


Students can apply through their UWC national committee or through the UWC Global Selection Programme.