About Us

Willingdon College, Sangli is a college named after the former governor of Bombay, the first Marquess of Willingdon.


The college was started on the morning of June 22, 1919 in the Sangli City. During this period, Centers of higher education and colleges were rare. With the establishment of the Willingdon College, the students in Southern Maharashtra and from the districts of Belgaum, Dharwad, Karwar and Bijapur were greatly benefited. The institute is situated in the Vishrambag area of Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal Corporation, roughly midway between the twin cities of Miraj and Sangli.

Establishment : Year 1919

Great national leaders and patriots like Vishnushastri Chiplunkar, Lokmanya Tilak, Gopalrao Agarkar and Madhavrao Namjoshi, inspired by the spirit of a nation building ideal of education, laid the foundations in Pune, of the New English School in 1880 and the D.E.Society in 1884. The Fergusson college was started in 1885. In response to a demand that a College be started in Southern Maharashtra and in response to the sincere desire of the Ruler of the Sangli State, the Society founded the Willingdon College at Sangli in 1919....




Recognized Guide for M.Phil., Ph.D. Five students registered for Ph.D. Published ten research papers in National and International Research Journals.

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P.O. Willingdon College, Vishrambag, Sangli, Maharashtra (India) 416415.

P.O. Willingdon College
Vishrambag, Sangli 416415

office.willingdon@despune.org, wdnsangli@gmail.com

0233-2601131, 0233-6695150, 0233-6695152, 0233-6695154

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