The K. V. Pendharkar college started functioning in June 1979. The college was also given permanent affiliation by the University of Mumbai on 30th August 1980. Right from its inception, the college has been offering quality education to its students, in accordance with the rules laid down by the University of Mumbai, the Government of Maharashtra, and the University Grants Commission. Of late, the institution underwent the third cycle of assessment by the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) and is reaccredited with the coveted 'A Grade' (3.14 CGPA) by the council in 2016-17 (2(f), 12(b) of UGC).
KV Pendharkar College of Arts Science and Commerce, Thane started functioning in June 1979. After receiving the necessary approvals, the college began its operations at Bajiprabhu Chowk in Dombivli East. Later, the management of the Mandal shifted the college to Khandelwal tin shade spread over 1000 sq. ft. at Plot No. S. P. 4 in MIDC, Dombivli East. Right from its inception, the university has been supplying exceptional schooling to its students, in accordance with the rules laid down by the University of Mumbai, the Government of Maharashtra, and the University Grants Commission.
KV Pendharkar College of Arts Science and Commerce, Thane Autonomous Institute, and approved by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and Re-accredited with 'A' Grade (3.14 CGPA) by NAAC (3rd cycle 2017).
KV Pendharkar College of Arts Science and Commerce, Thane courses are offered at various levels like Certificate Degrees i.e. Certificate in Accounting, Certificate in Tourism & Travel Management, etc., Undergraduate Degrees i.e. Bachelor Of Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Computer Science etc., Postgraduate Degree i.e. Master Of Commerce (M. Com.) Banking And Finance, Master of Commerce (M. Com). etc. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses the university offers across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
KV Pendharkar College of Arts Science and Commerce, Thane provides 46 airy & spacious classrooms, 26 well-ventilated and airy laboratories, 2 air-conditioned conference halls, 1 large auditorium, a Separate boy & girls' common room, Gymkhana, a Canteen facility, 1 Colossal Library, NCC & NSS offices, and Separate Aided & Unaided Offices.
KV Pendharkar College of Arts Science and Commerce, Thane has a fully accommodating library with 73,000 + books and Reading Room facilities for students. The library is automated with the latest technology using SLIM (Software for Library Information Management). Collection of the library in various formats 70000+ books (including textbooks, Subject Reference, and General Reference e.g. fiction), 900 Bound Volumes of periodicals, and 8 theses. The college is a registered member of the INFLIBNET-NLIST database. It facilitates access to 6,000+ e-journals and 30,00,000+ e-books.
College is working with the spirit and pursuit of excellence to nurture world-class sportsmen by providing instructional and infrastructure facilities. It has a sports activities way of life and choice to hold it up better and better. The main goal of Gymkhana is to offer excessive fine training and prolonged training possibilities in which our student’s relationships, social development, amusement, and fitness are superior and promoted Activities Run in the Indoor Hall like Table Tennis, Chess, Gymnastics, Taekwondo, Boxing, Judo, Power Lifting, Shooting, Fencing, Yoga, and Carrom and on the Ground Tug of War, Kabaddi, Kho- Kho, Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Athletics, Handball, Football, Ball Badminton. College is operating with the spirit and pursuit of the distinction to nurture the arena magnificence sportsmen with the aid of using supplying educational and infrastructure facilities.
Career and placements cell of the university grooms college students and facilitates them to be employable and leads them to geared up to stand company choice procedures. Cell affords Job opportunities to college students and arranges for campus drives, summer placements & internships.
BYJU’s, Axis securities, HDFC securities Stock Holding Corporation LTD., ICICI prudential, Aditya Birla Housing Finance, Motilal Oswald, IIFL, Wipro, Atos, HDB Financial Services, L & T Finance.
The basic admission criteria to get admission in the UG courses is qualifying for the 10+2 examination with a minimum of 45% (40% in case of reserved category) and for admission to the PG courses is that the candidate should have completed graduation in the respective fields. In both cases, the selection process is merit-based.
We aspire to be a model institution of higher education, an ideal centre of learning catering to the multiple needs of students- fraternity, shaping their overall personality, creating a healthy teaching-learning atmosphere to make students morally conscious, socially responsible human beings and to enhance their employability.
Academic excellence is essential but it is not enough. Knowledge should be guided by conscience. The journey should be from the darkness of ignorance to the light of knowledge and from unrighteous to righteous actions. It's vision of establishing an ideal institution for spreading knowledge in the city of Dombivli and villages in its vicinity is actualised. The Mission statement of the institution is 'Tamaso Maa Jyotirgamaya'.