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Monday 10 March 2009 | 11:30 PM


Admission Guidelines:

Admission is given as per merit & other norms as laid down by the university, the government and the college management committee. The principal reserves the right to modify the guidelines regarding admissions. As and when such amendments / modifications are made, the change will be accordingly notified on the college notice board at the time of admission. Students & parents are requested to go through the guidelines & admission notices put up on the college notice board before seeking admission in the college.

Approved Student Admission Strength:

Class Approved   Student Strength Class Approved Student Strength
B.A.-I 120 B.COM-I 120
B.A.-II 120 B.COM-II 120
B.A.-III 120 B.COM-III 120
M.A.-I 50    
M.A.-II 50    

Reservation in Admission: (A)

1 Scheduled castes (SC) 13%
2 Scheduled Tribes (ST) 07%
3 Vimukt Jati ‘A’ (VJ-A) 03%
4 Nomadic Tribes ‘B’ (NT-B) 2.5%
5 Nomadic Tribes ‘C’ (NT-C) 3.5%
6 Nomadic Tribes ‘D’ (NT-D) 02%
7 Other Backward classes (OBC) / Special Backward Classes (SBC) 19%




1 Wards of freedom fighters, employees on transfer, employees of Defense services & Ex- servicemen as well as the students affected by natural calamites & handicapped students. 05%
2 Achievers in the sports & cultures activities 02%
3 College management Quota ( with 2% widows) 05%
4 Students as per merit from the open category 38%



In case, applications for the reserved seats under ‘A’ & ‘B’ are not available from the students of concerned categories, the seats will be filled from the open category as per merit.

Rules of admission:

  • The student should fill the admission form carefully in his/her own hand-writing.
  • The signature of the parent on the admission form is a must.
  • The student should pay the required fees along with the admission from.
  • The student should attach the necessary certificates along with the application.

The application for obtaining Transfer Certificated (T.C.)

            The students who are from the colleges that are affiliated to the universities other than Shivaji University, Kolhapur & willing to take admission in the college, should pay Rs.50/- along with their application forms to apply for obtaining their Transfer Certificates from their previous college.

Eligibility for the admission:

Three Year Integrated B.A. Degree Examination Course:

            Admission will be given for B.A.I, only if the candidate has passed Maharashtra State Government H.S.C. Board Examination with English & one other language & any four optional subjects or any other examination equivalent to H.S.C.

Three Year Integrated B. Com Degree Examination Course:

             Admission will be given for B.Com-I, only if the candidate has passed Maharashtra Government H.S.C. Board Examination (XIIth Commerce) or an examination approved by the Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

List of certification to be attached along with the admission from:

  • Original H.S.C. Mark Sheet along with two attested photocopies.
  • Original School Leaving Certificate.
  • Necessary form out of E.B.C., P.T.C. & S.T.C.
  • Original caste certificate (for verification) along with two attested photocopies.
  • Income certificates.
  • Four I-Card size photographs of the applicant.
  • Identity form.
  • Student Declaration from.
  • Employment Cell Application form.
  • Attendance Assurance letter.
  • M K C L Form.

University Eligibility Certificate:

            After taking admission in the college a student should get eligibility certificate in the stipulated period. The student should submit the following documents. B.A.-I & B.Com-I students should submit a duly filled eligibility from with Rs. 75/- as the eligibility fee to the college. Student passing an examination, out of Maharashtra State but recognized as equivalent to H.S.C. OR an examination approved by the Shivaji University will have to submit Rs. 150/- along with the duly filled eligibility form. If a student does not get the Eligibility Certificate, his / her admission can be cancelled.



            The information about the scholarship for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes as well as Nomadic Tribes & Vimukta Castes & Minority Students and all other scholarships will be displayed on the college notice board time & again. The concerned students must submit their forms required for the scholarships in time.

Concession in fees:

  • To the students belonging to economically backward classes (E.B.C.)
  • To the wards of primary school teachers.
  • To the wards of secondary school teachers.
  • To the wards of soldiers.
  • To the students from the classified castes & tribes.
  • The scholarships & concession given by the university.

            The dates to submit application for the above educational concessions & scholarships are put on the college notice board time & again and the students should submit there applications in that context, well in time.

Students Aid Fund:

            Every student should pay Rs.10/- per year for the Students Aid Fund. The poor students in the college are offered help through this fund.

Merit Awards:

             The students from Arts faculty, who stand first in each special subject at B.A.-III in the University Examination, are offered the following awards by the college:

  • Marathi – Savitribai Phule Award.
  • English – Mahatma Phule Award.
  • Economics – Dhananjayrao Gadgil Award.
  • History - Shivshahu Award.

            Similarly the students standing first in each class in the University examination are given awards for encouragement by the college. In addition to that the student of the college, who obtains the highest marks in the University examination, is honored with late M.P. Balasaheb Mane Award.


Identity Card:

            After taking admission in the college the student should pay Rs.35/- along with his / her passport size photograph and get his/her identity card duly signed by the librarian. The student can get prescribed texts and magazines using this card. However, they are not allowed to take this material out of the library and study room. The students must always carry his / her identity card in the college campus, classes, on the playground and at the time of gathering, examination.

Table showing Annual Fee Structure.

I st  Year II st Year III st Year
1 Admission Fees 10 10 10
2 Tuition Fees 800 800 800
3 Library Fees 50 50 50
4 Gymkhana Fees 80 80 80
5 Paper Charges 25 25 25
6 Ashwamedh Fund 20 20 20
7 Development Fund 50 50 50
8 Magazine Fees 50 50 50
9 S.A. Fund 10 10 10
10 Pro-Rata Contribution 25 25 25
11 Youth Festival 10 10 10
12 Caution Money Deposit 10 - -
13 Eligibility Fees 75 - -
14 I Card Fee 35 - -
15 Crises Fund 10 10 10
16 Students Insurance 15 15 15
17 E- Services Facility Fee 50 - -
18 Regional Pro-rata 03 03 03
19 Lead College Fund 25 25 25
20 Environment Studies Fees - 255 -
Admission fee for paying students 1353 1438 1183
Admission fee for general students 503 586 333
Admission fee for category students 413 498 243


          Besides these fees, the students should pay Rs. 230/-, Rs.295/- , Rs.255/- as the examination fees for 1st Year, 2nd Year, III rd Year respectively. It should be noted that if there is an increase in the fees according to the university / government decisions, the students should remit the increased fees.


Rules for refunding the fees:

  • Fees except the tuition fees will not be refunded. If a student cancels his / her admission before the beginning of the first term, 25% amount from the tuition fee will be deducted for administrative expenses and the remaining amount of the tuition fee will be refunded. If the student is willing to join any other college for studying the subject other than the subjects being taught in this college and if he cancels his / her admission n in this college, before the beginning of the academic term, 25% amount from his/her tuition fees will be deducted for the administrative expenditure and he will get remaining amount of the tuition fee through the principal of the college where he / she is willing to join.
  • If the admission is cancelled between 15th June 2008 and 31st August 2008 50% of the tuition fee will be returned.
  • If the admission is cancelled after 31st August 2008, the tuition fee will not be returned.
  • If a student wants to cancel his / her admission, he / she should intimate that while taking the admission, other wise his / her tuition fee will not be returned.
  • If a student gets admission for a professional course in any other college and if he / she communicates that within eight days to the college, 10% amount from the tuition fee will be deducted for the administration expenditure and the remaining amount of the tuition fee will be refunded.



  • The student paying the whole fee as stated in the table above can pay it in two installments (first installment at the time of admission and second in the beginning of the second term.) E.B.C. students, the wards of primary and secondary teachers / the wards of freedom fighters / B.C. students should pay the fee except the admission fee tuition fee and term fee at the time of taking admission.
  • Only the student taking admission for the first years (B.A. / B.Com. Part-I) will have to pay the caution money deposit, Eligibility fee and I-Card fee.
  • The student can get the caution money deposit back within six months after leaving the college through application along with the original admission receipts of B.A / B.Com I
  • If the students/ parents have any complaint regarding the admission procedure, it should be filed with the principal
  • If there is any suggestion/complaint regarding the admission or any other matter of students of backward classes, it should be put up to the principal.
  • The backward class students should submit scholarship forms, caste certificate, income certificate, mark list in the stipulated time.
  • The students of backward classes should open there bank accounts in the Bank of India, Rukadi and inform their bank account number in the college office.


Rules of discipline

  • Self – discipline is the most excellent discipline. Students should follow all the rules and restrictions of the college. In regard to all matters connected with their conduct, the students of the college are expected to conduct themselves in such way that the sacred image of the institution be not be blotted. If a student is found involved in malpractice during the examination will be prosecuted under Act No XXXI of Maharashtra Penal Act of 1992 and Maharashtra Universities Act of 1994.


Rules of Conduct

  • Any kind of addiction is prohibited on the college campus.
  • A student should always carry the identity card and produce it whenever a faculty or a non teaching stuff member demands it.
  • During the lecture hours the students are not allowed to stroll in the college campus.
  • The student’s garb should be appropriately suitable.
  • While representing the college in the activities, students should take every precaution for not polluting the image of the college.
  • Students should contact the Grievance Redressal Cell for their personal or academic problems. This cell will help student out of their problems.
  • Without prior permission of the principal no one is allowed to contact the students while the classes are on.
  • Without the prior permission of the principal students are not allowed to raise funds from the students or the outsiders.
  • Students are not allowed to arrange the tours without the prior permission of the principal. It is binding on the students to participate in the tours arranged by the college with their own expenses.
  • All the rights regarding the execution of anti-disciplinary actions on behalf of the students are reserved to the principal .The principal’s decision in this regard will be final.
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