Satish Pradhan Dnyanasadhana College, Thane (Formerly known as Dnyanasadhana College) a Premier Education Institute, is registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1960, on 18th September 1980. The Junior College was recognized by the Education Department, Government of Maharashtra by an order dated 22nd October 1980. By virtue of natural growth a full fledged Degree College was started in June 1983. The college is permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai and is recognized by UGC 2(f) 12B. It is reaccreditated B by NAAC
The College has faculties of Arts, Science and Commerce on aided basis and B.Sc Computer Science and Bachelor of Mass Media / BMS, B.Com. (Accounts and Finance), B.Com (Banking and Insurance) on unaided basis. The college has fully qualified and competent teaching staff and adequate non-teaching staff. The building is located near Tata Motors off Eastern Express Highway, Thane (West). The College complex is spread over a plot of 2.25 acres with built-up space of about 36620 sq.ft. It offers all modern amenities needed for all-round development of the students’ personality. It is accessible from Thane railway station by auto rickshaw and city bus. The institution also offers modern facilities such as library, reading room, internet club, auditorium, well equipped computer labs with digital overhead projectors, gymkhana, state of the art gymnasium, Audio-Visual room, to mention a few. Students can pursue their M.Com in Commerce and M.Sc by research. The college also has a research centre for Ph.D. in Chemistry and Commerce. The college is also a centre for Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University.