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Janata Shikshan Sanstha's

Kisan Veer Mahavidyalaya, Wai

Tal-Wai, Dist-Satara, Maharashtra(India)-412803

NAAC Status - Grade 'B+' CGPA (2.66)

Janata Shikshan Sanstha’s Kisan Veer Mahavidyalaya, Wai, is one of the best rural colleges affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur. It was established by Shri. Kisan Veer, a veteran freedom fighter and by Padmavibhushan Tarkteerth Laxmanshastri Joshi, a renowned Sanskrit scholar. The college made a humble beginning with only Arts and Commerce faculties in 1962.

Dr. Appasaheb Pawar, the then Vice-Chancellor of Shivaji University, Kolhapur inaugurated the M. Com. Classes on 4 July 1969. In 1973, the postgraduate classes of Marathi and English were added. The UG classes of the college got the permanent affiliation to Shivaji University, Kolhapur in 1982. The same year Science Faculty was added to the college.

The present President Hon. Shri. Prataprao Bhosale, through his personal initiative, raised donations to construct the second section of the Main Building consisting of spacious and well-equipped Science laboratories, big classrooms and chambers of the teaching faculty. In 1994, Museum and Green House were constructed through the UGC grants. The Science faculty and the postgraduate courses in Marathi, English and Commerce got permanent affiliation to Shivaji University, Kolhapur in 2001.

Recently, in 2012, the Management started M. Sc. Organic Chemistry taking into consideration the requirement of industry during this era of globalization.With the help of the grants from the UGC, the Management has constructed Women’s Hostel and Indoor Sports hall. Our Management has shown a great sense of social commitment by constructing a noble project of Boys Hostel for the students belonging to the families of the farmers who have committed suicides. This project has been funded by the principal, the teaching & non-teaching staff and the alumni of the college.

In 1962, the strength of the college was only 80. At present, it is more than six thousand. The growth of the college is not only quantitative but also highly qualitative. Our students have excelled in the academic, cultural, sports, NSS and NCC fields at the university, state, national and, sometimes, international levels. Many of our students have occupied good positions in administration, industry, banking, research, and corporate world. The faculty of our college is well-qualified. A good number of our teachers has obtained M.Phil. and Ph.D. degrees. Some of our teachers have successfully completed Major and Minor Research Projects. Our administrative staff is active and hardworking.

The College Magazine “KRISHNAI”, which provides our students a platform for making their imaginative and informative contributions, has won different individual prizes in the magazine competitions organized at the university level.

Our sports persons have played and won medals at the Zonal, Inter Zonal, University, Inter University, State, National and International levels. This college is accredited in 2004 and reaccredited in 2013 by National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore.It has also a Distance Education Centre affiliated to Yashawantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik at the college student strength about 2000 students.

Kisan Veer Mahavidyalaya imparts education in Arts, Commerce and Science faculties along with degree courses in Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA).There are 6000 students taking Higher Secondary, Graduate and Postgraduate education in our college. Our NCC Unit is vibrant and our cadets have received awards and recognition at the State and National levels. NSS unit has adopted Village Vyajwadi for extension activities and taken initiative for Blood donation Camps, Tree Plantation, Literacy Mission, AIDS awareness, Voters awareness, Pulse Polio, Nirmal Gram, etc.

College Facilities

Earn and Learn Scheme
Parent Teachers Scheme
Book Bank
Well-equipped Science Laboratories
Information Centre
Womens Hostel
Jay Kisan Hostel for Boys (Victims of Suicidal Death of Farmers)
Career Counseling Cell
Sports Activities i.e.Athletic,Mallakhamb,Archery, etc.
Indoor Sports Facility& Play ground
Students Co-operative Store
Health Care Centre
Botanical Garden
CCTV Surveillance
Personality Development Courses
Vocational education
Army and Police Pre-recruitment Training Course
Various Games