1. History

• College

Shri P N Pandya Arts, M P Pandya Science and Smt. D P Pandya Commerce college, Lunawada is an institution established with a vision of service and education to the humble people of the area. The college is one of the first two college in importance and fame in the district. Lunawada is a centre of secondary and higher secondary education including science stream. The college caters to the needs of Arts, Science and Commerce stream students of the region.

Lunawada is situated between Godhra and Modasa on Mumbai Delhi National Highway No-58. A Former princely state is now head-quarter of Mahisagar district from 2014. It has river Mahisagar 8 kms to its north and river Panam 1 km to its south. To its north is kaleshwari, 12th century archeological site.

Lunawada region is rightly known as mine of teacher's as Primary, Secondary school teacher's, hail of this region from Higher secondary schools, high school are available at the doorstep Agriculture, Govt. jobs, business & labour are the source of livelihood. A degree college with Arts, Science and Commerce faculties. ITI, Polytechnic, Nursing, B.ed college etc.

Lush green hills forests is rich with bio-diversity. kadana and panam canal irrigate the agricultural land and the kadana dam waters produce hydro-electricity.

The institute has played a vital role in providing higher education at their doorstep to the people of the region. It has passed through several economic crises. It was founded with very meager resources in 1966. During its first 26 years it functioned in three different buildings in different time in the town of Lunawada. It was shifted to its own campus in 1992.

The college has been strengthening its infrastructure gradually. Laboratories, classroom, seminar room, library, open air theatre, Play ground and garden are feathers in our cap. A ladies hostel is constructed with UGC grant.

The college admits students from a variety of socio-economic groups OBC, SCs, STs and poor people from open category who earn their daily bread by hard work send their children for college education. It has become a boon to the educational aspirations of the people of the area.


Humble efforts Founder President

Shri Jatashankar D.Pandya Born on 15/01/1912 in Lunawada

  • Did M.A in English & Sanskrit from Wilson College, Mumbai in 1941
  • LLB in 1939 From Elphinstone College in Mumbai
  • Joined india's freedom moment in 1944
  • As a social worker in Bhoodan, Corporative, Educational,Political Movement intensely.
  • Founded Arts Science & Commerce college Lunawada in 1966.
  • Was MLA from Lunawada from 1962 to 1967.
  • Beginning 1965-66

2. Management

Shri Lunawada Vibhag Uchcha Vidyottejak Mandal , Lunwada -389230 Dist-Mahisagar [Pub. Trust Reg No-Panch-E223/27-2-1970]

The institute is managed by a registered charitable trust established in 1966. Since its inception the trust has been striving for the upliftment of rural society

• Donor

Shri Motibhai P. Pandya, Family & Local Communities

• Management body

Shri Hirabhai H Patel

Chief Secretary
Shri Hariprasad M Joshi

Vice President
Shri Jashvantbhai M Shah

Vice President
Shri Motibhai P. Pandya

Joint Secretary
Shri Ravjibhai H Patel

Joint Secretary
Shri Kanubhai A Dave

3. Principal

Shri Dr. K. P. Patel


M.Sc, M.Ed, Ph.D

4. Mandatory disclosure

1. Institute

Shri P.N.Pandya Arts, M.P.Pandya Science & Smt.D.P.Pandya Commerce College.
Santrampur Road, Lunawada, Dist-Mahisagar-389230, Gujarat.
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2. Principal

Shri Dr. K. P. Patel
Shri P.N.Pandya Arts, M.P.Pandya Science & Smt.D.P.Pandya Commerce College.
Contact No:
+91 9408064680
E-Mail :

• Governance

The college is affiliated with the Gujarat University, Ahmadabad and is included in the 2f and 12B under the University Grant Commission (UGC ), New Delhi

• Programme

  • Arts
  • Science
  • Commerce
  • Elective Courses
  • Foundation Courses
  • NCC
  • NSS
  • Scope

• Faculty

Department Wise Detail is displayed in other relevant menu

• Fees

Students are required to pay fees every semester as per university rules and regulations during stipulated time and days declared by the college.

• Curricula & Syllabus for each subject by Gujarat university, Ahmadabad

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