About College

About College

The New College, Kolhapur has been established on 15th June 1971, with Arts and Commerce faculties and Science faculty in 1975. The New College is affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur and has got permanent affiliation in …….. The New College, Kolhapur has got recognition by UGC under section 2(f) and 12B on 30th April 1976. The New College, Kolhapur has been accredited by NAAC on 3rd May 2004 and has acquired B+ (*****) grade. The New College, Kolhapur is situated in the heart of the city about 2 Km away from famous Mahalaxmi Temple. Ours College is multidisciplinary with Arts, Commerce, Science, IT and Management faculties. The College provides traditional as well as professional courses. The College has stated B.C.S. in 2001, B.B.A. in 2007 and B.C.A. in 2008.


The college aims at complete physical, intellectual and personal development along with students academic progress in accordance with the rules of the university and the government. The ultimate aim is to turn them into a highly cultivated and cultured citizens so as to help them to face the challenges of future.

The college is situated in the heart of the city. It is near Gandi Maidan, just 1 km away from ancient Mahalxmi temple. The college is multidisciplinary. It runs not only traditional courses like Arts, Science and Commerce for Junior and Senior College but also professional courses like B.C.S.(since 2001), B.B.A.(since 2007)B.C.A.(since 2008), and M. C.V.C.

The college got permanent recognition of U.G.C. under section 2(f)and 12 B on 30th April 1976.It is affiliated to Shivaji University. The college was accriditated with B+ on 3rd May 2004 by the National Accreditation and Assessment Council,(NAAC) Bangalore.


The college has been granted permanent affiliation on the basis of the constant results of the university examinations, scholarships awarded and the prizes won. The directors of the parent institute and all the constituents of the college try to maintain consistency of high academic standard and take pride in it. More than 95% students pass out in the university examination almost every year. The students of this college have been winning a considerable number of scholarships and prizes awarded by the university. About 250 students succeed in winning the scholarships given by the Government of India, the State government and the Z.P.. About 100 students secure admission every year to medical and engineering colleges. Hundreds of students of this college have so far been admitted and have completed their academic courses from UDCT and IIT. The students of this college have shone themselves in sports, art and literature. They have won prestigious “Shiv Chhatrapati Awards” and have also won State and Sahitya Academy Awards. Some of the NCC cadets have been selected from time to time to participate in the Republic Day Parade. A good number of them have made a mark in the debating and elocution competitions organised by number of institutes over the years.


The college admits students in accordance with the guidelines and the rules laid down by the university and the State government and does not accept donations in any form from the students or their parent.

  1. Admission to the first year Arts, Science and Commerce classes are given in accordance with the rules laid down and the instructions given by the university
  2. Admissions are given to the first year of Arts, Science and Commerce as per the subjects offered and the results of HSC or its equivalent examination.
  3. Original documents (such as HSC mark list, leaving certificate, concession form and certificates related to them) are not returned. Students are advised to keep xerox copies of the same before seeking admission.
  4. Students applying for concession in fees given by the government should submit such application forms along with the required original certificates and documents at the time of admission. In the absence of such application, the concerned student will have to pay fees for the complete academic year at the time of admission.
  5. If a student desires to cancel his admission for any reason, he is not entitled to get his original document without paying the fees for academic year.
  6. Caution money will not be refunded unless the application for it is accompanied by the receipt for the fees. Caution money is refunded only during the Diwali and Summer vacation.
  7. Instructions regarding HSC and the university examinations are displayed on the notice board. Students are advised to complete and submit their examination forms according to such instructions.
  8. Science students are advised to read carefully the notices and the instructions with regard to the payment of the charges for journals and conform.
  1. Part-I students are required to secure eligibility certificate from the university by applying in prescribed forms through the college office. Such forms are available in the office. Admission to Part-I is confirmed only after securing the eligibility certificate.
  2. Students from other states have to pay eligibility fees for their admission at any level according to the university rules. Their admission is confirmed only after securing the eligibility certificates from the university.
  3. However, students of other colleges seeking admission after completing Part-I examination do not have to pay the eligibility fees again. But they have to apply for transfer certificate in the prescribed form and pay the required T.C. fees. Such applications are sent to their previous colleges through the Principal. Physical Education (For B.A.I/B.Com.I/B.Sc.I) Physical Education is compulsory for all Part-I students according to the time table. This subject carries 10 marks and the benefit of these marks is given to the students if they fail in one or two subjects in the university examination to help them pass in the university examination according to the rules. However, students who are benefitted by these marks are not entitled to condonation marks nor are these marks considered for awarding class in the examination.

NCC and NSS schemes are run in this college for Senior/Junior college students very efficiently. These schemes help personality development along with their regular courses of studies. Notices regarding admission, eligibility and various projects undertaken under these schemes are displayed from time to time. The students who desire to participate in these schemes are advised to read such notices and contact the programme officers. Examination and Evaluation The members of teaching staff give detailed information regarding syllabi, examinations and evaluation methods of the subjects they teach at the commencement of the academic year. The office displays notices regarding decisions taken by the University and the H.S.C. board from time to time to communicate these to the students. Important Rules regarding Eligibility For submitting HSC/University Examination forms :

  1. Rules regarding attendance in the class should be carefully read and complied with.
  2. Instructions regarding unit tests; practical tests and internal examinations etc. should be carefully observed.
  3. Unit tests of every subject are conducted by the concerned teacher. The attendance for such tests is compulsory. Admission to the succeeding term is subject to the progress in each test. No excuses are allowed in this respect . Regular attendance, completion of practicals and tests is compulsory even after the submission of examination forms.
  4. ‘No Dues Certificate’ from the library, laboratory, NCC, NSS and Gymkhana should be submitted to the office before the examination form.
  • The college has a very rich library containing textbooks of all subjects, reference works and a good many periodicals and is open for access and study to students all through the day.
  • Book Bank facility is also available for students. Books from this scheme are given to students securing a certain percentage of marks and also to the needy, aspiring and financially handicapped students for their use at home. However, they have to deposit 1/4 amount of the total cost of the books sanctioned to them, 1/2 of which is refunded at the end of the academic year on returning these books intact.
  • Study Room facility is also available between 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. from the commencement to the end of the university and Board examinations. Students have access to textbooks and reference works in the study room.

The parent institute, Shri Prince Shivaji Maratha Boarding House, provides hostel facility to the students. The expenses for boarding and lodging are minimum possible. The UGC was impressed by the facilities provided at low rates and approved a special grant for Ladies Hostel for the female students of The New College. This hostel is situated within the premises of the parent institute. Students are advised to contact the office of the Boarding for further enquiries regarding admission and fees.

Rules of the College

The rules regarding study, attendance and conduct within and without the college premises are binding on all students of the college.

  1. Regular Attendance in the classroom, at the internal and university examinations, for the physical training periods is compulsory.
  2. Students have to carry with them their Identity Cards after the admission is granted and should be able to produce it on demand.
  3. In case of loss, a duplicate I.D. can be given on written application and payment for the same. Presence in the classroom or within the premises of the college without I.D. is not permissible.
  4. Students should not disturb or move about when the class is on. They should use the library facilities or the sports facilities during the off-periods.
  5. Students should note that as annual social gatherings are not held in the college as a practice, class and group gatherings or celebrations are not allowed.
  6. Students should note that as ‘ragging’ in any form is a cognizable offence, anybehaviour by a student or a group of students amounting to ragging would be dealt with severely in accordance with the rules.
  7. The college has brought into effect a ‘Committee for the Prevention of Sexual Harassment’. Any woman concerned or otherwise with the college and affected/tortured by behaviour causing a feeling of insecurity, fear or shame, has a right to lodge a complaint against such behaviour and bring such a person concerned with the college or otherwise under the purview of law.
  8. A person who is not a students of this college and cannot produce his ID on demand is not allowed to enter the premises without prior permission.
  9. It is the responsibility of every person to protect the property of the college. Any damage to it will be liable to severe action.
  10. The college authorities will not be responsible to the damage caused to vehicles within the premises on any account for any reason and will not be liable to any compensation in any form on that account.
  11. Students should be punctual in their attendance and presence in the class room. Payment of fees alone does not entitle them to the appearance of the examination.
  12. Students are not allowed absence at different tests and practicals without prior permission of the Principal.
  13. Students should strictly avoid any behaviour within or without the college, that brings discredit in any form to the college.
  14. The Principal has the ultimate authority to decide in matters regarding discipline.
  15. All the above rules have been framed with a motive of creating source of discipline among students and as such are expected to be observed strictly.
Timings Senior Arts and Commerce classes are held between 7.30 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. Science classes begin at 11.00 a.m. The working days of the college in a week are from Sunday to Friday. Saturday is a weekly off. Time table, list of text books etc. are displayed on the notice board.
  1. Office Timings
    Sunday to Thursday : 10.00 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
    Friday : 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
    Contact Hours for Students Sunday to Thursday : 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. Friday : 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon.
  2. Library Hours
    Sunday to Friday : 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.