Originally named the Shikshan Prasarak Mandal Mahavidyalaya (S.P.M. Mahavidyalaya) and housed in a building called the ” Shree Krishna Bhuwan”, the college was founded by a group of enthusiastic and education – loving local person in July 1961. Though the college had only one faculty(Arts) in its year of foundation, another faculty (Commerce) was added the very next year
In 1965 the college was shifted to its present building donated by the Lokmanya Tilak Memorial Trust and renamed Lokmanya Tilak Mahavidyalaya. In 1974 and 1975, the institution added two more feathers in its cap when the Science faculty and the Junior College unit were set up
During the acedimic session 1983-84 the Department of Pharmacy started functioning as a part of this institution. Of course,from 1991 onwards,the Department of Pharmacy started working independentaly as institute of Pharmacy. In 1999 the college received a great honour when YCMOU, Nashik opened one of its study centers at our college.
2005 proved another memorable year in the history of our college since the Bangalore based NAAC accorded a high grade ‘B+’ to our institution.
Furthermore, the chemistry laboratory of our college has been recognised by the Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University as Research Center where research scholars can pursue researches.
Dr.S.R Aswale(Principal) and Dr.Mrs. S.S.Aswale are recognised by Sant Gadge Baba Amravati university, Amravati, as Research Supervisor and four students are doing PHD under their mentorship.
As per the recommendations of NAAC, an Internal Quality Assurance Cell has been set up to ensure the all round development of our institution.
Last but not least, the college with its specious meeting hall, rich library, beautiful botanical garden, well-equipped laboratories, clean campus, experienced and dedicated teaching staff and huge number of students on its rolls continuing its joining on the path of progress