Devchand College is an old and renowned grant- in-aid institution affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur in the state of Maharashtra. . Padmabhushan Shriman Seth Devchandji Shah established it in 1960, with the sole objective of transforming lives of thousands of sons and daughters of poor farmers, landless laborers, tobacco and bide workers in and around forty villages surrounding the town of Nipani through the potent tool of quality higher education. Since its inception Devchand College has earned fame as an institution with quality of par excellence.
The college is run by educational trust “ Janata Shikshan Mandal” which has attained Jain minority status since 2012. The management of the college consists of well educated persons with high profile; driven by service motive and using proactive, dynamic and democratic approach. The head of institution is an academician with leadership qualities, executive skills and has a great passion and commitment for all round development of student through quality education. The institution has vibrant Internal Quality Assurance Cell which plays the catalyst role in nurturing and developing the quality of education as per the philosophy and guidelines of NAAC with a great precision.