Established in June 1978, Yashwantrao Mohite College is the first of the initial three institutes created by Bharati Vidyapeeth. Currently, the college is one of the constituent units of Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University.

Bharati Vidyapeeth, the parent institution has created a landmark in the history of higher education by establishing three institutes in June 1978 and Yashwantrao Mohite College is first of them. The college is accredited with NAAC ‘A’ grade in 2004, Re-accredited with ‘A’ grade in 2011 and for Third cycle in 2017 re-accredited with ‘A+’ grade. At present, the college is one of the constituent units of Bharati Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University).

The college offers under graduate and post graduate programmes in various disciplines of Arts, Science, Commerce and Computer Science leading to B.A., B.Sc., B.Sc. (Computer Science), B.Com., M.A. (English), M.Sc. (Analytical Chemistry), M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry), M.Sc. (Microbiology), M.Sc. (Computer Science) M.Com. B.Lib& I.Sc. and M.Lib& I.Sc. degrees.


The college is recognized Research Centre for Ph.D. degrees in English, Economics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Computer Science, Commerce and Library & Information Science. The special feature of the college is that along with degree courses, the College also conducts two diploma programmes: (1) Diploma in Banking and (2) Diploma in Marketing, which have proved of great help to the students for their placements. In addition, two UGC sponsored Career Oriented Courses in (1) Spoken English (2) Identification and Conservation of Medicinal Plants are introduced for enhancing the employability skills of the students.

The college promotes national integration by admitting the students from 29 states and has attained international status by accommodating the students from 32 countries. The welfare of the students is always the prime concern of the college. Several activities are organized to support and enhance the capabilities of the students. Publication of the annual number Yashobharati, arranging Cultural Festival ‘Sanskriti’ and conducting National Level General Knowledge Test, as well as organization of National Seminars and workshops every year are some of the features of the college.

The Programme Officer has received the 'Best NSS Programme Officer Award', and four students have received the 'Best NSS Volunteer Award'. Creating landmarks in the history of the sports department, twelve students have been felicitated with the ‘Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Award’, which is the highest honour in the field offered by the state government.

The college is honoured with ‘Best NSS UNIT Award’, ‘Best NSS Programme Officer Award’ two- times and 07 students with ‘Best NSS Volunteer Award’ by Government of Maharashtra.The sports department of the college has created landmarks in the history. Sixteen of our students are felicitated with the highest honour in the field of sports offered by the state government i.e. 'Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Award' and the college has contributed to several National teams by participation of the students. The college also provides the hostel facilities to both boys and girls students. The facilities like state-of-art laboratories, excellent library, health care centre, seminar hall, Commerce laboratory, indoor and outdoor game facilities and gymnasium are provided to the students.