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V.G. Shivdare College of Arts, Commerce & Science, Solapur

About Institution

Foundation of Dakshin Solapur Taluka Shikshan (D.S.T.S.) Mandal was established on 17th Sep, 1976 by Late Shri. V. G. Shivdare (Anna): a visionary and revolutionary leader in Cooperative sector of Maharashtra and pioneer of education in Dakshin Solapur Taluka, Solapur. His prime focus was to nurture and promote value-based education in the society. The trust has been catering to the educational and cultural needs of the society for the last four decades with the motto “Tamasoma Jyotirgamaya”. Our students, educated through the five-point formula of Knowledge, Character, Love, Management and Service, are well-known in society as responsible citizens of caliber, culture and character with an awareness of their social accountability.

The Trust keeps pace with the rapidly changing scenario of the educational field, both at national and international levels which is clear through its history since establishment. In 1980, College of Pharmacy was established for D. Pharmacy as “Grant-in-Aid” under D.S.T.S. Mandal. In 1993, D.S.T.S. Mandal’s College of Pharmacy was established for B. Pharm program and later M. Pharm and Ph.D. programs were added. In 2005, V. G. Shivdare College of Arts, Commerce and Science was started with programmes of Bachelors degree courses in Arts (B.A.), Commerce (B.Com.), and Science- Biotechnology (B.Sc. Biotechnology) added with a Masters degree course in Science –Biotechnology (M.Sc. Biotechnology) in 2009 under Affiliation of Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Solapur University. The continued academic contribution of the institute resulted in addition of units for the education at Primary, Secondary School level which was started as Unique English Medium School in 2012. In 2016 the V. G. Shivdare Junior Science College was also started. Presently D.S.T.S. Mandal is committed for providing quality education for all, from K.G. to P.G. under a single roof.

About College

V. G. Shivdare College of Arts, Commerce and Science is an educational institution affiliated to Punyashlok Ahilyadevi Holkar Solapur University, Solapur. It was established in 2005 and was the first non-grant college from Maharashtra having NAAC Accreditation (first cycle) with B Grade in 2012. In keeping with goals and objective of the Trust, the college runs various programmes. Keeping in view the changing times and demanding technology, our college offers Under Graduate Programmes in Marathi, History, Commerce and Biotechnology along with post-graduation Programme in Biotechnology. Our college is the first to start a Biotechnology course in Solapur District.

The college boosts number of bright and needy students specially by giving a helping hand to socially and economically weaker sections of the society. The College has also maintained the Gender Equity through its action. The teachers use learner-centered teaching methodologies for effective learning outcome. Central Library and Internet facility is made available to the students and faculties.

The College is well equipped with the necessary infrastructural facilities including ventilated class rooms, well equipped laboratories, computer room with internet, well stacked library, reading rooms, Girls common room, staff room, sufficiently furnished office, gymkhana, sports ground and the auditorium etc. which are maintained up to the mark to provide clean, hygienic and healthy environment for education.

The college has always shined and remained in the news for its excellent performances in various co-curricular activities by participating in and organizing several sports, cultural, N.S.S., and research activities at district, state, zonal, national and international level. Students of the college have a consistently successful record of quality performance and excellence in these various activities.

The efforts of well qualified faculty members of college have resulted in establishment of MOUs and collaborations with various recognized institutes for the benefit of students in academics, research and training. Information and Communication Technology is utilized for the academic and administrative transaction. Clean and Green Campus, Energy Conservation, Safety, Security, Ecofriendly practices are the important concerns the College has always focused on.

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“Imparting quality education to weaker classes of the society to face global challenges”

To provide educational avenues to rural, semi-urban and economically backward classes to achieve academic excellence through inculcating value based education and promoting them to resolve national and international problems by research in biotechnology, socio-economic & cultural transformation.
To create effective learning atmosphere for developing leadership, inspiration & thinkers in the field of education, science, technology, sports and culture.
To offer higher education to young minds.
To create young scientists.
To prepare students for competitive examination.
To strengthen economically weaker communities.
To provide adequate infrastructure and support to cater to the educational needs of the society.
To enable students to meet global challenges and competitiveness.
To promote research in the field of biotechnology.

Chairman's Message

It’s our dream and commitment to create young minds who meet global challenges through education. We started V. G. Shivdare College of Arts, Commerce and science in June 2005 under the umbrella of Dakshin Solapur Taluka Shikshan Mandal, Solapur to fulfill this dream. Since then we have passed through various stages of development.V. G. Shivdare College is well known as a College with discipline and academic excellence....... Read More

Principal’s Message

With great pleasure and honor I welcome you all to the official website of V. G. Shivdare College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Solapur. Established in the year 2005 through the visionary efforts of Hon. Founder Late Shri V. G. Shivdare (Anna), this institute dedicated to higher education started offering Undergraduate programmes in Marathi, History, Commerce and Biotechnology. Through the sincere efforts to fulfill our beloved Anna’s dream, our college....... Read More

Founder and Chairman


Hon. Late Shri. V.G. Shivdare


Hon. Shri. R.V. Shivdare




Sr. No. Name Designation
1 Shri. Rajshekhar V. Shivdare President
2 Shri. Rajshekhar G. Birajdar Vice- President
3 Mrs. Bharati R. Shivdare Trustee
4 Dr. Baburao S. Birajdar Trustee
5 Dr. Prakash S. Dudhani Trustee
6 Shri. Bhimashankar V. Shete Trustee
7 Shri Siddharam S. Kotali Trustee
8 Shri Siddheshwar D. Wale Trustee
9 Shri Basavraj V. Valsange Trustee
10 Shri. Irayya R. Hatture Trustee