Dr. Sow. Indirabai Bhaskarrao Pathak
Mahila Kala Mahavidyalaya

About the College

About the College

The institution was established in 1970 as the first women’s institution to impart higher education in Marathwada Region. In addition to this, the intention was to impart education to girls belonging to socially and economically backward classes of the society and for girls from rural areas. The college is the pioneer institution started by Marathwada Legal and General Education Society for girls who otherwise might be deprived of higher education. Since the period of 1970, parents used to prefer girl’s institution especially in Marathwada Region, which is still a backward region. The institution is named after Dr.(Sow). Indirabai Bhaskarrao Pathak who was the first lady doctor (M.B.B.S.) of Marathwada Region. The college caters to the education achievement of socially and economically backward classes. It has well defined vision and mission to expel the darkness from the lives of the downtrodden. Empowerment of women to education has been the single minded mission of our founder members and continues to be philosophy and purposeful approach of the institution at all levels. The institution has been successful in achieving its vision and mission of women empowerment.

The institution is centrally located with accessible transportation. It is well equipped with different laboratories, auditorium, physical education, (playground), with added classrooms and laboratories, well equipped automated library and digital computer lab with e-books, reference books, text books, national and international journals and e-journals (95,000 e-books and 5000 e-journals ) with the assistance of INFLIBNET & N-List. During past years the institution has developed remarkably in terms of infrastructure, departments and learning resources.

The institution has been working in the direction of building global competencies which will create a characteristic brand of the institution. It is keeping itself abreast with changing times and is on a fast move to equip its students to meet the challenges of globalization and knowledge explosion. With this view the institution has also introduced B.C.A Programme in 2009 which exposed the students to practical application of the knowledge gained grooming them for life in the outside competitive world. The institution offers conventional Arts & Commerce and Science at Junior college and B.A., B.Com, B.C.A. Programme and M.A. Home Science at PG Level. The college has re-accredited with ‘B’ Grade by NAAC and also ISO Certified. The institution has awarded with “Excellent Examination Centre” by Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.

The institution is continuously running various skill oriented Short Term Courses in order to create employability among the students. Some of these are :-

  • Bakery and Confectionary
  • Tours and Travels
  • Modilipi
  • Tally
  • Food Production
  • 6Ready Made Garment making
  • Dnyaneshwari Abhyasvarg
  • Translations Skills
  • Communicative English
  • Personality Development
  • Sanskrit Sambhashan Varg
  • Life Skill Management
  • Co-education started at Junior college level
  • Manisha Waghmare, Sports and Physical Education Director – Conquered Mount Everest and Secured her place in Limca Books of Records.
  • Established Adventure Club in the college.
  • Every Year Students Achieve positions in Youth Festival at Dr.B.A.M.U. Aurangabad
  • Every year student are placed in the merit list of university examinations.
  • Participations of students at State and National Level Sports Events
  • Eminent Personalities visited the institution
  • Good Number of Alumni are well placed at respected levels.