As a part of an expansion plan of Adarsh Vidya Prasarak Sanstha, the college was established in July 1995 with the objective of facilitating Quality Higher Education to the students in and around Badlapur. The College imparts Education in Arts and Commerce Faculty and offers self-financing professional courses like BBI, BMS & BAF. The vertical expansion in terms of Post Graduate and Research Program has come into effect in the form of P. G. courses in M. Com, (Management), M. Com. (Financial Accountancy), M. Com. (Banking & Finance), M. A. in Marathi, History and Economics. The college has been recognized as the ‘Centre of Research’ for pursuing Ph.D. in Business Economics. The college is Permanently Affiliated to the University of Mumbai and recognized under 2(f) and 12 B of UGC Act 1956. The college is also accredited by NAAC with CGPA 2.78 and B Grade in September 2011.Adarsh College is situated in a prime locality near the Badlapur railway station on 16 acres of the land. The College has huge campus with lush green surrounding. The College administration has renovated college building and upgraded its infrastructure to further enhance quality of our services. It has a plan of extension of its building with addition of two wings separately for administration, library and other support services.
Library: The college has a spacious Library with a well lit and well ventilated reading hall.The college library is the hub of learning with a collection of about 17623 books including 8948 general reference, 90 Encyclopedias, 76 national and international journals and magazines, and 237 CD ROMs and collection of 29 maps. We also subscribe e-resources under N-LIST Program.The student-friendly staff provides guidance and conducts numerous programs. The college arranges Orientation for newly admitted students. The college arranges Book exhibitions, has Scholar Card Scheme, ‘Vachak Manch’ (Readers’ Forum) and special reference section of career guidance for the benefit of the students.
Gymkhana: The college provides to the students maximum possible facilities for paying both indoor and out door games. The college provides facilities to the students to participate in various inter collegiate sports events at the University, State and National levels. The college also provides well equipped gymnasium center for students.