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Welcome to Vasantrao Naik College

Vasantrao Naik College of Arts & Commerce, Murud-Janjira, Dist.: Raigad, Maharashtra is situated on Murud-Agardanda road along the hilly region of Eidhgah & DattaMandir. It is situated in the remote & hilly region, having a beautiful landscape & pleasant atmosphere. We can observe a delightful view of Arabian Sea, the hilly region & coconut / betel nut plantation in the surrounding. This shows the sense of test our management to select this beautiful spot for our college.

Our college has been accredited by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) Bangalore, an unique institution formed by the UGC (University Grants Commission) Govt. of India to access the quality of the institution.

Murud-Janjira & Mhasala are Taluka places of Raigad district, situated in the remote hilly area. The population mostly belongs to schedule cast, schedule tribes, OBC like Koli, Mali, Bhandari, Agri, New Budhist, Charmakar, Kunbi etc. who are mostly socially, educationally & economically backward. Beside this Muslim minority students are also in large numbers.

Considering the broad purpose of benefiting the educationally backward communities with higher education and better job opportunities, the founder president of Konkan Unnati Mitra Mandal, Barrister A.R. Antulay, the Ex. Chief minister of Maharashtra, Ex. Central health minister & Ex. Minister of Minority affairs, Govt. of India established Vasantrao Naik College of Arts & Commerce, Mhasala (June 1990) & Murud-Janjira (June 1992) in the loving memories of former chief minister of Maharashtra Mr. Vasantrao Naik who belonged to Banjara Community. One D.Ed. College is also established at Shriwardhan, Dist. Raigad. The main slogan of this college is “Knowledge is God” because we believe that mankind will be well cultured only by education & knowledge.


Our College is affiliated to the University of Mumbai for the teaching courses leading to B. A., B. Com and M. A. Degrees.

Mission Statement

Late Barrister A.R.ANTULAY, has succeeded in fulfilling his deep desire to help the less fortune ones who are not able to pursue higher education. Our mission statement being “Education for all” .We admit students with low percentages and nurture them to improve in intelligence and wit, and hone their skills in all respects for an overall development.


Equip students with knowledge & skills in their chosen streams, inculate values, identify hidden talents, provide opportunities for students to realize their full potential and thus shape them and empowering them through education to create good citizens

  • Identify hidden talents with knowledge and skills; provide opportunity to shape them in future.
  • Improve awareness in women educations.
  • To provide value-based education that will mould them into good and responsible citizens playing a meaningful roll in society.
  • To tap the students potential-both hidden & obvious and offer a platform for their talents.

  • Our Motto

    “Harmony, Integrity, Visionary”
    Harmony -Treat all living beings equally
    Integrity -Education for all
    Visionary -Positive approach, scientific & rational attitude, purify the minds against corruption.


    It is our great pleasure to inform you that, our college has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore; a unique Institution formed by the UGC (University Grants Commission) Govt. of India to assess the quality of the college, our college has been awarded a C++ Accreditation.

    The Goals of Achievements

    • 1. Uphold the quality of the higher education.
    • 2. To spread up higher job oriented courses education among the women in Murud Taluka and surrounding areas.
    • 3. To create Social Awareness and national integrity among students through higher education.
    • 4. To identify the hidden talents, provide opportunities for students to realize their full potential and thus shape them into future leader and above all good human beings.
    • 5. To develop overall personality of students through various activities with special emphasis on self character.
    • 6. To inculcate discipline among students through regularity, honesty and punctuality and to make them responsible.
    • 7. To tap the students potential and offer a platform for that talents.
    • 8. Last but not the least we believe that we create tomorrow’s leaders.
          In the beginning of this college it was running on non-granted basis and after 6-7 years we got 100% grant to Arts Faculty in the year 1998-1999 and Commerce Faculty in the     year 2000-2001.