Our Institute was initially established as Shree Dharmendrasinhji Arts and Science College. The formal opening of our mother institution was performed by honorable Mr E. C. Gibson on 16th December 1937.
Dr R. K. Yagnik (M.A. Ph.D. – London) was one of the Principal of our college, who made a wonderful attempts for the development of the college from 1941 to 1950. From 1937 to 1947 college was affiliated to Bombay University. In 1947 separate Science section came into existence in new building with the financial support of famous industrialist of Rajkot and former Finance Minister (Saurashtra State) Shri Gidhubhai Bhavanbhai Kotak, who donated Rs. 1,11,111 for the science faculty in the loving memory of his fore fathers Hon. Late Shri Harjivandas Bhavanbhai Kotak and Hon. Late Shri Hargovindas Bhavanbhai Kotak.
The opening ceremony of Science faculty was performed by the Hon. Mr. B. G. Kher, Premier, Govt. of Bombay on Monday, 23rd June 1947. From 1947 to 1967 college was affiliated to Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. 1967 onward college is affiliated with Saurashtra University, Rajkot.
Modern society’s development can be attributed to the impact of science and technology. The college aims to prepare young scientists, enthusiastic researchers, impressive employees and disciplined citizens along with value-oriented human beings.
I, Dr. Ranjana Agarwal, Principal of H. & H. B. Kotak Institute of Science, Rajkot believe that today's life is led by science and technology at every step. The objective vision and an analysing mind of a science student can lead to many innovations and researches, which enable the youth to prepare themselves for successful career ahead.
The institute imparts education in subjects of pure science and plans to develop multidisciplinary approach in future as a part of college development under NEP 2020. Besides we offer Computer Application Degree self finance Course with adequate infrastructure.
We care for the all round development of students. To activate their hidden potentiality we conduct many co- curricular and extra curricular activities such as NCC, NSS, sports, Finishing School, Vocational training program etc. We like to motivate our students to pursue higher education and prepare ground for competitiveness. We lay stress on discipline and ethical conduct to instill human values in them to form good citizens.
College is well equipped with ICT infrastructure to handle the academic scenario during COVID Pandemic. Faculty are enthusiastically conducting online academic activities including evaluation. Our students have sincerely adapted themselves for the current situation.
I wish success and progress to all my students on behalf of all faculties.
Stay safe, stay healthy!
Dr. R.A. Agarwal