D. B. F. Dayanand College of Arts and Science
- Location: Solapur Bypass Road Bhavani Peth, Dayanand Nagar, Solapur, |
- Estd: 1940 |
- NAAC |
- Private University |
D.B.F. Dayanand College of Arts and Science, Solapur (Maharashtra) was established on 17th June 1940 by DAV College Trust and Management Society, New Delhi in memory of the victory of Arya Samaj Movement against the Nizam of Hyderabad as a part of Marathwada Mukti Sangram. It is one of the leading educational Institutions and grant-in-aid college presently affiliated to Solapur University, Solapur. The college has been re-accredited with ‘A’ grade (CGPA 3.07) in February 2014 by the NAAC, Bangalore.
It is the only college in the area of Solapur University which has been bestowed with the honor of “College with Potential for Excellence” for consecutive second phase by UGC (2015-2020). On 1st June 2016 Solapur University, Solapur conducted “Academic and Administrative Audit” (AAA) and the college secured ‘A’ grade with 91.33% (274/300), the highest marks among 35 grantable colleges affiliated to Solapur University. The college won the Best College Award 2017 from Solapur University, Solapur. It is an ISO 9001: 2015 certified college. The college is ranked in the band 151-200 by the National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2017, Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The college has secured 35th rank in Maharashtra state in a national level survey conducted by Career 360.