About DNC

Dhanwate National College (DNC) was founded by a faction of public-spirited citizens who recognised the need for huge prospects for University Education. It was started at Wardha in 1935 as Wasudeo Arts College and later shifted to Nagpur in 1942 renamed as National College. Shri Shivaji Education Society, Amravati, took over the management of this college in 1949. In the year 1951, Late Shrimant Dadasaheb Dhanwate donated generously to the society after which it was once again renamed as Dhanwate National College.

  • Dhanwate National College has been Accredited A by NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council), Bangalore.
  • The College has been bestowed upon the status of “College with Potential for Excellence” by UGC (University Grants Commission), New Delhi.

Accreditation Ranking of the Institution

}  College with Potential for Excellence (2nd Phase)

}  NAAC Re-Accredited ‘A’ Grade, CGPA 3.25

}  Recognised Centre for Higher Learning & Research

}  Institutional Member of APQN,  Shanghai

Centre of Excellence

}  College with Potential for Excellence (2nd Phase)

}  Recognised Centre for Higher Learning & Research for Ph.D. Degree in Arts, Commerce and Social Sciences by RTM Nagpur University, Nagpur

Dhanwate National College employs Managerial Practices like working through Governing Body, College Council and some special Committees which ultimately results into a democratic Decision-Making Mechanism. Various committees functional in the institute include; Admission Committee, Scholarship Committee, Library Committee, Discipline Committee, Jayanti-Punyatithi Committee, Examination Committee, Women-Cell, Magazine Committee, NCC Committee, Cultural Committee, NSS Committee, Felicitation Committee, Publicity Committee, Sports Council, Training & Placement Committee, Dr. Ambedkar Adhyayan Kendra and Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Krida Mahotsava Committee. Few of the programs which are regularly held in the institute include; Birth & Death Anniversaries of National Heroes, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Sports Festival, Dr. Panjabrao Deshmukh Jayanti Mahotsava and Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Maha-Parinirvana Din.

The institute also has facilities like; Wi-Fi Internet, Saral Sanskrit Speaking Course, Academic Gallery, Dr. Ambedkar Adhyayan Kendra, NCC, NSS, Language Lab for English, Personality Development Programs, Communication Skills Development Pedagogy and NET / SET Guidance Center. The institute has an independent Research Center which fosters individual research through a research based learning environment. Over the years, the interdisciplinary research activities and students’ participation in research has helped in fostering the research aptitude in them. The institute is also encourages Major / Minor Research Projects (UGC Sponsored) to be undertaken by the faculty therein.

The Faculty and Administrative Staff benefits from the strong ICT Support it finds in the Computers, Laptops, Printers, LCD / Overhead Projectors, Scanners, Fax Machines, Xerox Machine and EPABX in place. The faculty has also been provided with welfare schemes like; Credit Co-operative Society, LIC & Medical, Representation on Governing Body, Felicitation, Recognition and Grievance Cell.

The Admission Strategy of Dhanwate National College gives ample amount of scope to all the students, transparency being one of the major aspects of the institute. The counseling cell at the institute helps the students in selecting suitable courses. Along-with weightage to merit, reservation quota and special quota; the institute strives towards easing-up the admission procedure. Students are also provided financial assistance and different kinds of scholarships, in fact, as many as fifteen college scholarships are awarded for meritorious students every year.

Conference, Seminars and Workshops are regular activities aimed at bringing together the experts on one platform and share their ideas. The exposure students get during these activities helps them in expanding their horizons. The institute has three independent buildings for the Granted, Management and other Self-Financed courses. Independent Libraries, Seminar Halls, Play Grounds and Computer Labs further provide the students extended opportunities to use these facilities effectively.

The Sports Department under the aegis of Prof. D. C. Wankhade has been reaching new heights as the time goes by. The department has bestowed State & National Level Honours upon the institute and at the same time produced players, coaches & administrators of State & National repute. The department is actively engaged in organizing sports events like; International Marathon; University, State & National level Seminars / Conferences; Workshops on Yoga, Meditation etc; Cross-Country; Intercollegiate / University Tournaments; DSO Tournaments; Coaching Camps; Medical Examinations; Physical Efficiency Test of UG Students to name some.

The cultural programs regularly held in the institute include competitions in the areas of General Knowledge, Essay, Debates, Quiz, Sketching, Poster, Dance, Singing and Rangoli.

Further, center for Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) has been started for providing access to ‘Higher Education’ to those who cannot pursue regular education. The institute also provides UGC sponsored Remedial Coaching for backward-class students. The institute is proud to be the pioneer in the UG Placements. Under the UG Placement Cell more than 500 students have been appearing every year consistently for the last few years.

Dhanwate National College is also proud to be working out solutions towards constructively bridge the gap between the academic and industry competency of students. The institute has tied-up with WIPRO-BPO and runs an ‘Employability Enhancement Programme’. WIPRO-BPO trains the select-candidates every year, in the institute premise itself, towards the employability of these students in the company. A guaranteed placement is assured after successfully completing this extensive communication skills training (4.5 months in DNC and 7.5 months in WIPRO-BPO).

The institute is also the only accredited center of Indian Institute of Banking and Finance in Vidarbha region. The institute runs DBF (Diploma in Banking and Finance) course while arrange the Contact-Programs for JAIIB and CAIIB Examinations. Dhanwate National College has signed MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with both WIPRO-BPO and Indian Institute of Banking and Finance to further foster its strong commitment in the area of Industry-Institute Collaboration.