Welcome to Devchand College Website

The Janata Shikshan Mandal , Arjunnagar was established in the year 1961. Its one of the major objective was to set up a degree college of Arts, Commerce and Science for the poor and needy marathi peoples of the border area of karnataka and maharashtra states.


Tamaso Ma Jyotirgamaya (i.e. Transition from Darkness to Light)
‘The present era is the era of knowledge. Every child should get quality education at minimal cost to carry out the duties of responsible citizen. It is education which develops thought, intellect, and moral values’: Padmabhuashan Shri. Devchandji Shah.

MISSION statements:

  • To provide quality education to the rural and socially and economically disadvantaged students and  make them globally competent
  • To promote scientific temper and research
  • To facilitate physical and mental development of students
  • To inculcate human values such as equality, honesty, compassion and discipline
  • To promote the values of social service, secularism, nationalism and environmental awareness


  • To provide quality education in minimum cost through conventional and short term skill-based courses to enable students to be self-reliant and globally competent
  • To promote research culture among students
  • To inculcate social and personal values through various co-curricular and extra-curricular activities
  • To promote gender equality and environmental consciousness through various activities

Core Values

  • Quality Education
  • Social Service
  • Sound Character
  • National Integration
  • Global Competence
  • Gender Equality
  • Responsible Citizens
  • Environmental Consciousness
  • Scientific Temper
  • Expertise in Arts, Sports and Culture