|The KET's V. G. Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Autonomous)|
|Other name||Kelkar College|
|Founder||Shri Govind Damdodar alias Bhausaheb Kelkar|
|Principal||Preeta Nilesh - I/C Principal|
|Affiliation||University of Mumbai|
The Kelkar Education Trust's Vinayak Ganesh Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Autonomous) (more commonly known as Kelkar College or Vaze College), is a Mumbai University affiliated college located in Mulund East, Mumbai. The college was established by the Kelkar Education Trust in 1984 in memory of its founder trustee, late Shri. Govind Damodar Vaze.
Bhausaheb Kelkar was an industrialist who manufactured fragrances. He had been promoting educational activities through donations to institutions and grants to underprivileged students. A Kelkar Education Trust was set up by Bhausaheb in Mulund in 1979 to start a college. Kelkar College was started by the Kelkar-Vaze family in the year 1984. The college managed to get affiliation from University of Mumbai soon and is the youngest college to get permanent affiliation from the university of Mumbai.
It is located at Mithagar area of Mulund East, a northeastern suburb of Mumbai. Surrounded by lush green mangroves on three sides. College is at 15 minutes walk-able distance from Mulund Railway station.
The college is permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai since 1990. It was also later recognized by UGC (University grants commission).
Kelkar College is the first affiliated Arts, Science and Commerce institution in the state of Maharashtra which was assessed for accreditation by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), which the institution of UGC had started. College received five star status in 1998, reassessed in 2005 and assessed for third cycle in 2012 (Third time) with an "A" grade from NAAC.
V.G. Vaze College was granted Autonomy in 2020.
The college offers various professional courses, Post graduate programs, and advanced diploma under the dual degree program.
As per section 40 (2)(b) of Maharashtra University Act, 1994, the college has set up a body of 22 nominated students, on behalf of all the students of the college, to represent various classes and disciplines.
The college hosts an inter college festival named "Dimensions". It generally takes place during the month of December/January every year. Every year a theme is chosen, and accordingly the fest revolves around it.
|2013||Back to Innocence |
|2014||Tour De World |
|2015||The Age of Superheroes |
|2016||The Theater of Dreams|
||Palace Of Lost Things|
||A Toast to Transition|