New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Parner established in July 1977 is one of the leading colleges in the SPPU region. It is affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune and recognised under 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC. The college has figured in rank band of 101-150 in the NIRF rankings 2017 released on 3rd April 2017 by National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development and GoI. The college is recipient of Best College Award 2014 given by SPPU. The College is recipient of fifteen state and university level awards during last five years for its excellence in academic, social activities, performance of NSS, NCC, and Students Welfare Board and for its college magazine Chetana. More than 24 SPPU academic rankers in the last four years indicate the quality of teaching, learning imparted in the college. During the last four decades, the college has made a great contribution to the educational and social development of the Parner tahasil. Fortunately, Parner is blessed with the philosophy of social workers like Padmabhushan Anna Hazare and Popatrao Pawar. The college has a clean and beautiful campus of 11.4 acres with adequate plantation despite meagre rainfall.
There has been continuous extension and upgradation of infrastructure in terms of classrooms, laboratories, library, gymnasium, hostels, seminar halls, auditorium, guesthouse, equipment, instruments, language laboratory, etc. The college library is one of the best centres for reference and information in the region. It has more than 41843 books, 61 journals and 452 CD/DVDs. The present student enrollment is 2416. The total number of programmes offered at present is 42 which include 15 UG, 11 PG, 02 research centres and 14 certificate courses. The college has continuously upgraded its academic profile with new academic programmes as per the need of the time and to make available the new avenues of career options to students. Most of the UG academic programmes have been subsequently extended to PG and further to research programmes to ensure progression to higher levels. During the last five years 02 UG programmes, 07 PG programmes and 02 research centres and 12 certificate courses have been newly introduced. The college has invested enormous amount to create required infrastructure to run them efficiently. Over the years, the college has maintained its distinct position in introducing new academic programmes with immediate effect as and when designed and approved by the university. A wide range of programmes has provided greater need-based choices to the students.