The Arts and Science College was inaugurated on 20 June 1960 by Shri Y. B. Chavan, the first Chief Minister of Maharashtra to serve the ever-growing educational needs of student from North and Central Mumbai Suburbs, and was the gift of the South Indians in Mumbai to the then newly-born State of Maharashtra. The Commerce Stream at the Degree level was started in 1980-81. Affiliated to the University of Mumbai, the college has an impressive strength of over 4,000 students drawn from all sections of this cosmopolitan city.
There are 33 lecture halls varying in size which can accommodate 50 students to 180 students. All the lecture halls are airy, bright & well ventilated. This makes the teaching and learning process comfortable for the students and teachers. The lecture halls are provided with blackboard / whiteboard and felt board and hooks for displaying maps and charts. The classes have connectivity points for OHPs. The college possesses 7 LCDs and 15 OHPs. Portable mikes are available for teachers. Our Audio Visual Room is equipped with an LCD and AC.