R.K. Talreja College of Arts, Science & Commerce

Permanently Affiliated to Mumbai University

The oldest Multifaculty college in Thane District (Estd. 1961)

Seth Parsram Parumal (Baba), a great philanthropist and a visionary of his time, established an educational family trust, the Seva Sadan in the year 1950 to provide educational facilities to Sindhi migrants during the post partition period in Sindhunagar, today known as Ulhasnagar.The trust started New Era School in the year 1950 and dons the credit to have constructed the first cement concrete building ofUlhasnagar in 1957. In the year 1961, the trust started Ulhasnagar Girls College, the first college in the entire Konkan region. The college was later in the year 1967 renamed as Ramchand Kimatram Talreja College of Arts, Science &Commerce today   popularly known as R.K.T College. It was the selfless spirit of “Baba”, which prompted him to rename the college after Ramchand Kimatram Talreja, who generously donated funds to the institution. In the year 1964 Seva Sadan’s College of Education was started to impart training to the teachers.

The trust's relentless service and determination to carry the vision of Seth Parsram Parumal “Baba”, as was affectionately called by his friends and admirers, helped to place Ramchand Kimatram Talreja College as premier college during the 20thCentury.The college was earlier affiliated to Pune University, and since 1978 to University of Mumbai with 2(f) &12(B) status from the University Grant Commission. RKT College has both Junior college and Degree College with Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses catering to the needs of students from all walks of life.