Veer Wajekar Arts, Science and Commerce College, Phunde is located in Uran, Navi Mumbai. It is established by the Rayat Shikshan Sanstha which was founded by Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil in 1919. The college is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and undertaking various courses. It provides education to all categories of students with reasonable fees.Veer Wajekar College offers graduation courses in Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Science. In the year of 2009, additional courses have been started, such as, Business Management Studies (B.M.S.) and Bachelor of Science with Information Technology (B.Sc.IT).In addition to the regular courses, the college has started Career Oriented Courses (COCs) like Certificate, Diploma & Degree in Retail Marketing and Import-Export Marketing. The former is certified by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the latter is certified by a prestigious private institute. Veer Wajekar A.S.C.College, Mahalan Vibhag, Phunde is one of the cherished branch of Rayat Shikshan Sanstha, a premier educational institute in the state of Maharashtra.
Veer Wajekar A.S.C.College was established in 1989 with 180 students. This being only educational institute in Uran Tahsil catering need of Arts, Science and Commerce education of poor and needy folks dwelling in this rural , hilly and backward area.
Right from inception the college has devoutly done its duty of educating the masses and has played a key role in the Socio Economic transformation of Uran Taluka. At present we impart quality education to nearly 1350 students.
The main objective of this college, located in rural and backward area of Raigad district, is to render the opportunities of higher education to the generation of first learners from the middle and lower income group families of Uran taluka. The UG and PG degree programmes offered by the college are relevant to local needs and in the tune with emerging job opportunities and employability available around Uran as well as industrial belt of Raigad district.