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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 MahavidyalayaJanata 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.Initially, “Arts and Commerce College, Wai” had been run by Pradnyapathshalamandal, Wai headed by TarkateerthaLaxmanshastri Joshi. The college made a humble beginning with only 80 students in 1962.

Dr.Appasaheb Pawar, the then Vice-Chancellor of Shivaji University, Kolhapur gave approval and 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, the Science Faculty was startedin the college.

After the sudden demise of Abasaheb Veer, Hon. Shri. Prataprao Bhosale became the President of the Sanstha.Through his personal initiative, he raised donations to construct the Science 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 programs in Marathi, English and Commerce got permanent affiliation from the 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 was funded by the principal, the teaching & non-teaching staff and the alumni of the college.

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. The college was accredited in 2004, reaccredited in 2013 and assessed for Third Cycle in 2018 by National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bangalore.It has also a Distance Education Centre affiliated to Yashawantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik with the student strength about 2000 students.

Kisan Veer Mahavidyalaya imparts education in Arts, Commerce and Science faculties along with a degree program in Bachelor of Computer Applications (BCA). Our NCC Unit is vibrant and our cadets have received awards and recognition at the State and National levels. NSS unit has conducted extension activities in the form of Blood donation Camps, Tree Plantation, Literacy Mission, AIDS awareness, Voters awareness, Pulse Polio, Nirmal Gram, etc.

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.

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