About Us


Progressive Education Society was established in year 1934 by an eminent educationist Prof. S. R. Kanitkar and is one of the well known educational societies for its academic excellence.

This prime society successfully runs various institutes right from kindergarten level to Post Graduation level. He was assisted by young and dedicated teachers of proven excellence as Shri V. T. Tatke, Shri G. G. Damle and Shri Koparkar etc. Late Shri S. R. Kanitkar was of great inspiration to the people who joined hands with him in implementing the idea of starting a new high school in Pune city. It was an uphill task in those days. Late Shri S. R. Kanitkar made his colleagues work with his optimism. Late Shri S. R. Kanitkar was a strict disciplinarian and hardly ever liked any laxity in work. His teaching was exemplary. In true sense, the activities of this society have always been Progressive and Modern.

College Profile

Progressive educational society established Modern college of physiotherapy in the year 2007 with vision to offer quality education in the field of physiotherapy and to provide best in all it’s perspectives.
The college is affiliated to Maharashtra university of health sciences, Nashik and approved by Government of Maharashtra.
The college has good infra structure with well equipped department and attached with eminent multispecialty hospitals in and around Pune for clinical and practical training for benefit of students.

Vision & Mission:


To create a best possible environment to prepare physiotherapist who shall lead to serve and heal in a variety of health care and social setting to provide the best quality of life to an individual.


To graduate knowledge, service –oriented, self assured, adaptable, reflective practitioners who, by virtue of critical and integrative thinking along with clinical reasoning, ethical values and render independent judgment concerning patients/ person needs those are supported by evidence, promote the health of the patient or person, and enhance the professional contextual and collaborative foundation for the physiotherapy practice.

Chairman Progressive Education Society

Progressive Education Society was established by late Shankarraoji Kanitkar and his 5 teacher colleagues in 1934 on auspicious day of “Akshay Tritiya”. The Key words in the history of Progressive Education Society are “Progressive” and “Modern”.
Modern College of Physiotherapy was started in 2007. The fee structure of Modern College of Physiotherapy is well within the reach of poor and middle class students. Our mission is to develop competent, committed and compassionate leaders who will make a difference to the people among whom they work. It constantly scans the developments in business and in society and tries proactively to meet the challenges.
Technology is advancing day by day. New institutions are launched every year in and around Pune city. Every institute is trying its best to give the best possible facilities to the students. However, it is our commitment to the students and parents that P.E.S Modern College of Physiotherapy will definitely honor 2 words which are important to the management of progressive education society i.e “Progressive” and “Modern”.

Coordinator's Message: Prof.Dr. A.D.Desai (M.E Mechanical, Phd Mechanical)

Modern College of Physiotherapy was started in 2007. The moto of our institute is “ever to exel. It continues to shine with its specialty on the horizon of allied health sciences. I Wish lots of success to the upcoming physiotherapists who will work for the welfare of the Healthcare System.

Principals Message

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Progressive Education Society’s Modern College of Physiotherapy, Pune-5. Over the last decades our Progressive Education Society, Pune-5 has leaped forward and we are among the leading institution in Maharashtra and indeed in India. Our Society had started the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.Th) course in the Academic year 2007-08 affiliated to Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik and approved by Government of Maharashtra. We believe in providing a dynamic learning environment to our students while maintaining high standards in teaching, faculty and infrastructure that are conducive to advanced learning. Now we are stepped forward with Master of Physiotherapy (M.P.Th) course under Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik with various specialties on PT in Cardio vascular respiratory Sciences and PT in Musculoskeletal Sciences and shortly with PT in Neurological Sciences and PT in community health Sciences.
In the last five years we have come a long way but yet have miles to go and it will be possible because of those who have been with us in the past many years, those who are a energetic part of it today and those who will enthusiastically join us in coming years and will make our college excel radiantly in the years to come.
Good luck and best wishes for a brilliant future.

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