Principal Desk


On behalf of Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, my staff and myself I extend a warm and whole hearted welcome to you in this renowned institute established in 1963. The college is run by the Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, Satara which was founded by late Padmabhushan Dr. Karmveer Bhaurao Patil, in 1919 with the aim of imparting education to the downtrodden masses. Ours is a renouned and reputed college in Sangli district and Shivaji University. It is named after the respected father of late Shri. Yashwantrao Chavan former deputy prime minister of India.

Since its inception, Balwant College is rendering education to the rural youth to prepare a complete individual who will meet the future global challenges. The institute has proven its excellence in academic, co curricular and socio cultural area consistently and brought about social and educational change in the scenario of Khanapur Taluka. The institute has been reaccredited at ‘A’ level with CGPA 3.11 by NAAC .

The institute offers education in degree courses and post graduation courses of conventional streams of Arts, Commerce and Science. Non-conventional courses like B.B.A., B.C.S. and other allied courses of soft skill development under Yuva Jagar are run by the institute.

Sixteen acre ‘green campus’, decent infrastructure, a rich library, spacious well equipped laboratories and hostels for boys and girls provide an excellent educational atmosphere to students. Sports, NCC, NSS, college annual, career guidance cell, placement cell and many more committees work for the all round development of the youth.

Our alumni include renowned academicians, scientists, Government officers, National players, industrialists, lawyers and much more.

Balwant College stands for academic excellence and education of youth beyond curriculum. We believe in “Education through self-help” the motto that assures a sense of self reliance and self help to the youth and helps them to rise above and achieve respect in their fields chosen. Let us walk together on the road paved by Karmveer Bhaurao Patil to achieve excellence.

The Mission of the institution is to provide complete education to the youth to prepare an individual to absorb the complete socio-economic and cultural environment and meet future challenge.

The vision and mission is reflected through the motto of the institution ‘Education through self help’.

Good luck.