Jankidevi Bajaj College of Science was established in 1962 by Shiksha Mandal, with the prime objective of catering science education at Wardha. It is grant-in-aid college affiliated to Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur and is recognized by UGC 2(f) and 12(B). It is a Linguistic Minority institution offering undergraduate, postgraduate and Ph.D. programmes in science.The college was the first institution to be accredited in the entire Vidarbha in 1999 and recipient of three stars (***) by NAAC.
There after it was again the first to be re-accredited in2006. It has recently been accredited by NAAC with the prestigious ‘A’ grade. The institution has a CGPA of 3.21 to its credit which is the second highest in Maharashtra, barring a fewcolleges in Mumbai. This is the very first college in entire Vidarbha that underwent the third meticulous cycle of accreditation. Prior to this achievement, the college has already been honoured with a status of College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) by UGC, New Delhi and selected under ‘Star College Scheme by Govt. of India.
Since its inception in 1962, the college has been progressing by leaps and bounds. The number of PG courses, Add-On courses, Ph.D. programmes, research facilities, recognized laboratories have enhanced. It is worth mentioning that more and more students from other Universities have started getting admitted to the college.