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 Autonomous College in Satara
District and Shivaji University.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 to build our nation in these ever changing and challenging times.
Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, founded by Padmbhushan Dr. Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil in 1919, is a
leading educational institution imparting quality education to 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 from UGC, Star Scheme by Department of Biotechnology, ISO 9001:2015 ,FIST by
Department 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 and Innovative College Award by Rayat
Shikshan Sanstha, Satara.
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 B.Voc. Students also have the opportunity to pursue M.Sc. in Botany,
Microbiology, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Statistics,Mathematics, Electronics and
Biotechnology . 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.
The dedicated 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 to build our nation in these
ever changing and challenging times.
Prin. Dr. B. T. Jadhav
Yashavantrao Chavan Institute of Science,