AboutInstitute Type: otherEstablished: 1970
Taking into account the need and importance of spreading education and making higher education accessible to the rural population, Akkalkot Education Society established this multi stream college on 15th June,1970. Since its inception the institution aims at providing quality education and developing inherent talent of rural students, and thus make them eligible to cope with the global competition. Along with B.A., B.Sc., & B.Com.courses, the college offers M.A.in Kannada and B.C.A. course.
Being a local institute without any political patronage, it faced many adversities and financial crises in the initial stage. Some local benefactors and institutions came forward with their generous help for its survival. It is worth mentioning that late Shri.Channbasappa Khedgi, the founder Vice President of the Education Society, not only provided financial support but also donated 12.5 acres of land on Akkakot – Solapur road. Her highness late Shrimant Mrudularaje Bhosale, then president of Akkalkot Education Soceity, donated 12 acres of land adjoining the New Palace Compound on which the Institution has been developing a well equipped educational complex. Keeping in view the need of students from this drought prone area, C.B.Khedgi Charitale Trust helps the needy and deserving students in form of text-books, note books, uniform, science journals, education kits, college fees etc. Every year the trust spends more than Rs.15000/- on providing this help.
Akkalkot Taluka being situated on Maharashtra Karanataka border and taking into account the demand of Kannada Medium students, the college offers kannada subject at under graduate as well as post graduate level. It is the unique college affiliated to Solapur University, providing P.G.Centre & educational facilities for Ph.D degree in Kannada. Since 1988 the institution is running a computer science centre which offers different government approved and career oriented courses to the students. In addition, it runs Junior college for Arts, Science and commerce, + 2 Vocational courses in Automobile, Electronics & Accounting and Auditing. The Education Society further runs two support services with assistance of the Central Govt.i) Child line and (ii) Family counseling centre in Solapur.
The Gymkhana of the college is well equipped with Gymnasium providing multigym facilities to the students. It has got a good repute of producing many players who have shown their talent participating and getting bright success in different events at regional, national and even international levels.
The college is having well equipped laboratories for science departments i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Botany and Zoology. The B.C.A. laboratory is quite rich one with 40 computers and internet facility.
The library and information section is the real glory of the college. It boasts a rich collection of reference books, encyclopedias magazines, periodicals and journals. It is having well furnished and spacious separate reading sections for students and the staff. The library is kept open from 7-00 a.m. to 10-00 p.m.
The college renders healthy services to the students and the society in general through various activities throughout the year. To promote all round development of the students, various co-curricular and extra curricular activities are organized through N.S.S., N.C.C. population education, career guidance and different associations formed in the college.
All the faculty members are well qualified and experienced in the teaching profession. They are dedicated for the academic and all round development of the students. Moreover, they update themselves participating in faculty development programs such as Orientation and Refresher courses, national, international and regional seminars, workshops, conferences, symposia etc. The Institution also organizes such programs from time to time.
The institution has newly constructed a well equipped Boys Hostel with all the basic amenities and development of Botanical garden and Museums, beautification of college premises etc. are in progress. Under the able leadership and proper guidance of the present chairman, Hon. Shri.Shivasharan Khedgi and the Managing committee, the institution is making desirable progress on different levels and heading towards its golden jubilee. On the basis of its academic achievements and the contribution in community services, the institution has been accredited in 2004 with B+ grade by NAAC.
SummaryC. B. Khedgi’s Basaveshwar Science, Raja Vijaysinh Commerce and Raja Jaysinh Arts College is an other university, established in 1970. It is located at Akkalkot in Solapur, Maharashtra, India. It offers the following educational courses, 1 Bachelor/Graduate course.
Courses Offered by C. B. Khedgi’s Basaveshwar Science, Raja Vijaysinh Commerce and Raja Jaysinh Arts College
Duration : 3 years full time
Solapur, Maharashtra, India