It is a pleasure to pen a few words about the college. This college, run by the Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, Satara was established in 1971 by Padmabhushan Dr. Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil at Satara. It has been imparting higher education in commerce discipline to the masses especially needy, deprived, rural and disadvantaged student community. It is the matter of great pride to convey to you that this is the first Commerce College in the jurisdiction of Shivaji University that enjoys Academic Autonomy since June 2016 and now it has emerged as the single largest commerce college in the jurisdiction of the Shivaji University, Kolhapur. The college has attained UGC-CPE status and is an ISO 9001-2008 recertified. It offers B.Com.(Regular) in 4 disciplines, B.Com.IT, B.Com. BM, B.C.A and a PG programme in Commerce with 2 specializations. Besides, it is a well-known centre for M. Phil. Students are benefitted with 6 self-financing career-oriented courses along with 4 Professional courses, support services and inter-disciplinary activities. Besides, ours is the only centre in Satara district for C.S, & C.A, CPT, IPCC and Final examinations conducted by ICAI, India. The college has an Earn and Learn scheme which fulfils the motto of our parent institution, the Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, Satara. The college is enriched with research-oriented teaching staff, sound infrastructure, strong Alumni Association and a good ambience. It has been continuously striving to achieve excellence in all spheres of academic activities. I am happy to tell you that NAAC, acknowledging our quality-striving endeavors, has accredited this college with 'A' Grade with 3.05 CGPA in second cycle of assessment and Accreditation.
Presently, in our college, 2290 students are seeking education in various disciplines. Most of the students are from rural area. Among them sixty five percent students are girls. Through curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities, we are trying to enhance students’ employment potentialities to fill the gap between demand and supply in service industries. We have boys’ and girls’ hostel facility. We are working under guidance of the Sanstha and College Development Committee (CDC) of the college. We seek suggestions from the stakeholders. We await to your response.