This college was established on 15th June 1962 to open the doors of higher education for the rural youth and for those from industrial town of Ichalkaranji. The college has three faculties:-Arts, Science & Commerce and also management with the total strength of 1894 for degree courses. Shikshan Maharshi Dr. Bapuji Salunkhe founded the college in Ichalkaranji, known as Manchester of Maharashtra. Now this college is marching towards golden jubilee year.The college is affiliated to Shivaji University Kolhapur. It is recognized by U.G.C. under 2(f) in June 1979 and under 12(B) in June 1998.
Awards & Rankings
Glorious moments during 2004-05 our 21 students got theshivajiUniversitymerit scholarship. The PrincipalShri V. A. Ranadewas felicitated byShivajiUniversityfor the maximum number of scholarship. In 2008-2009 our college got second rank inShivajiUniversityfor getting the maximum number of scholarships in semi-urbanareas.The University felicitatedPrincipalDr. A .A. Karandefor it.