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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 Co-educational Boarding
Founded 1997
Status Private
Head of College Gaurav Chopra
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 15-19 years
Number of pupils 240
Two-year fee $61,000 per annum (to be revised) (scholarships available)
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP, IBCP
CP Coordinator Amit Rastogi
Diploma Coordinator Matthew Spall
Associations IB


UWC Mahindra College (MUWCI) is a vibrant college for Grades 11 and 12 with a rich tradition of curricular innovation and community engagement. Programmes such as the IB World Studies, Extended Essay were conceived and piloted here. The College also runs the Akshara Foundation which enhances 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, MUWCI offers Visual Arts, Theatre, Film Studies and Philosophy. Additionally, students also benefit from the MUWCI Core - a specially designed curriculum for the college that encompasses the areas of Political Education, Social and Emotional Education, Host Studies and Ecological and Outdoor Education - and regular student-led Global Affairs sessions. UWC Mahindra College has received accreditation to offer the IB Careers Programme, which will begin in the areas of Film and AI.

Outside the Classroom

UWC Mahindra College offers an immense variety of co-curricular activities through its Creativity, Activity, Service program (CAS), referred to as the "Triveni" program, which facilitates project-based learning. Students can choose from a rich diversity of Service Learning opportunities on and off campus spanning areas like menstrual health, organic farming, mental health and rural public education. Students are also active participants in decision-making processes that affect campus life, such as envisioning and executing resource management initiatives on campus. Students benefit from the cultural diversity of the surrounding valley and India at large and have immersive experiences in other parts of the country through Experiential Learning Weeks like Experience India Week and Project Week. MUWCI also conducts short course summer programmes 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 places on campus are well known among students and faculty for their gorgeous vistas of the valley during sunset. Facilities include a Multi-Purpose Hall, science laboratories, a library, art studios, a dance and music studio, swimming pool, two gymnasiums, basketball and tennis courts and a football field.


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