It gives me immense pleasure to welcome you all in the beautiful , well
structured campus of Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's Yashavantrao Chavan Institute of
Science, Satara, one of the renowned and prestigious Science College in
Satara District and Shivaji University.
Rayat Shikshan Sanstha,
founded by Padmbhushan Dr. Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil in 1919, is a leading
educational institution imparting quality education to the all the sections of
the society. Since its inception in 1965, Yashavantrao Chavan Institute of
Science has continued the legacy of the Sanstha for the last fifty years and
has imparted quality science education to the society.
During these last fifty years, the Institute
has not only scaled academic heights but also made its impact felt at state and
national level with A+ grade with CGPA 3.57 in third cycle accreditation
by NAAC, Bangalore. It has also received the status of College with
Potential for Excellence fromUGC, Star Scheme by Department
of Biotechnology, FIST byDepartment of Science and Technology,
New Delhi, Best College Award for NSS Unit by Government of Maharashtra
and Shivaji University, Kolhapur, Academic Excellence Award by Shivaji
University, Kolhapur, Best College Award by Rayat Shikshan Sanstha,
At present, the Institute offers
programmes from 11th std to Ph.D. In addition to the traditional
B.Sc. it runs several professional courses such as Animation Science, Forensic
Science, Nano Science and Technology, Computer Science, Biotechnology, BCS, Food
Processing and Packaging. Students also have the opportunity to pursue M.Sc. in
Botany, Microbiology, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics, and Mathematics.
To prepare the students to face the global employability challenges, the
Institute conducts thirty seven career oriented courses.
To achieve the holistic
development of the students from diverse background, the Institute organizes co
curricular activities such as Avishkar research competition, Poster presentation
and Extracurricular activities through various activity groups such as Youth
Festival, NCC, NSS, Parijatak, Competitive Examination Guidance Centre, Skill
and Entrepreneurship Development Cell, Nature Club etc.
faculty of the Institute always strives hard for the overall development of the
students. The research achievements of the faculty have received national and
I am really proud that our
alumni are spread across the globe holding prominent position. .
The Institute is striving hard to make better quality scientists, IAS, IPS,
thinkers, social workers, who can make a positive impact on our society and help
build our nation in these ever changing and challenging times.
Dr. K. G. Kanade Principal, Yashavantrao Chavan Institute of Science, Satara