K.E.S. Anandibai Pradhan Science College, Nagothane

  • Motto

    “Self respecting human being has nothing to do with the sorrows and joys, whatever will be the outcome of his well doings.”

  • Objectives

    “The torch of knowledge is to be lighted. The red colour of the flag symbolized the change, the revolution”

  • Vision

    “Avail the facility of education to the down trodden Community for development of society”

  • Mission & Goals of the college
    • “Education for all” is the mission of Konkan Education Society and vis-à-vis college.
    • The college is committed to provide quality higher education, particularly in science to bring about the social change in this rural area.
    • The college renders access to education to the students coming from humble background and the first generation learners.

    Anandibai Pradhan Science College in the Bapusaheb Deshpande Educational Complex, Nagothane was inaugurated on 21st March 1992 at the hands of Shri Shankar Dayal Sharma, then the Vice president of India. Shri.Ram Pradhan former Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, former Secretary of Central Government and former Chief Secretary of Maharashtra State are one of the main patrons of this college. Late Shri. Bapusaheb Deshpande is the founder of the college.

    • The college is Re-Accreditated by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore with a 'B+' Grade.
    • The college is recognized by UGC under 12(B) and 2(f) and we are getting the UGC grant in aid for college development.

    College is accommodated in a spacious well-situated building. The site is an ideal one. It is just on Mumbai - Goa highway and has a pleasant, quiet atmosphere. The Railway station and the Bus Stand are within walking distance. The Present Science College is housed in a building owned by the society which consists of the ground and first floor with two extensions. Our college has made necessary arrangements such as Principal's Office, College office, Classrooms, Staff Room, Ladies Common Room, Conference Hall, Exam Section, Library, Reading Room, Laboratories, etc.


    College every year organizes industrial visits, Botanical & Zoological excursions according to the syllabus. Some of them are the Chemical fertilizer industries, Ayurvedic & Pharmaceutical companies, Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth Dapoli, Agricultural colleges at Dapoli, and Computer and Information technology institutes. College also organized an educational tour in the state as well as in other states.


    College cultural forum organizes various cultural activities annually. Apart from the Annual Social Gathering competitions in singing, dance, elocution, debate, and essay are organized every year. We also encourage students to participate in various cultural competitions organized by the University of Mumbai, the Konkan Education Society, and other organizations from Maharashtra State. Every year college organized a personality content for students to Award Mr. & Miss. A. P. Sc. to talented, all-rounder boy & girl Student.

  • In addition to the Academic progress of the students, we are also taking care of the personality development of the students.
  • The following various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities are introduced in the college.
    • Work Experience Project: It includes 5 projects where the students are getting practical/field experience of various jobs and work.
      • Career Skills Development Education
      • Status of Women Survey
      • Industry Oriented Projects
      • Information Technology Projects
      • Information Communication Technology & Skills Development Education
    • Career Guidance and Placement cell: The cell organizes the lecture on competitive examinations, gives guidance on various career opportunities, and also organizes the placement camps on the campus with the help of various industries in the nearby area.
    • Science Association: The committee encourages students to participate in research activities and publishes the science bulletin "PRERNA" every month.
    • Nature Club: This cell organizes nature trails so that students get acquainted with flora and fauna.
    • Women Development Cell: The cell works for the empowerment of women in society.
    • Parent Teacher Association: The committee regularly arranges meetings with parents, conveys the progress of their wards, and takes their valuable suggestions.
    • Alumni Association: Ex-students of the college gather frequently through this cell and discuss the various aspects of the advancement of the college.
    • Extra-Mural Study Centre of the University of Mumbai: Arrange the activity for assimilation of knowledge among the students of School and Jr. College.