Thakur Junior College was establised in 1992 in order to cater to the need of students passing SSC examination from schools in and around Kandivali, including those from Thakur Vidya Mandhir which has already establised itself as one of the leading schools in the area ( also started Junior college from 2008-2009 in Science & Commerce streams) starting with an initial strength of 56 students in one division of F.Y.J.C. (Commerce) class in 1992, the College witnessed a spectacular growth over the years. Currently the Junior College accommodates about 5,580 students in Commerce and Science streams together and has become one of the leading in the city of Mumbai. It has posted constantly good results at the H.S.C.(Std.XIIth) examinations in Commerce and Science in the past few years. Recently our student Miss Bala Divya Chandrakant Vanita has been awarded with a scholarship by the Government of Maharashtra for securing first position in Science in H .S .C. Examination held in the March, 2010.
As a natural consequence of the immense confidence reposed by the students and their parents in the Junior college, the Degree section was established in 1997 in order to provide continuity in their pursuit of higher education. The Thakur College of Science & Commerce with a latest total strength of 5952 students (Degree alone) on its roll is already making its bench mark in the field of academics with its good results in all the University examinations. (Our students stood at the T.Y.BSc.(IT) examination held in May, 2005, second rank at the T.Y.BSc.(IT) examination held in the April , 2006, eighth rank at T.Y.B.Sc. (Maths.) exam held in May, 2006, second rank at the T.Y.B.Sc.(Zoology) exam, held in April, 2007, first and second rank at the T.Y.B.Sc.( Physics) exam, respectively held in April, 2008, second rank at T.Y.B.Sc.(Botany) exam , held in April, 2008, Third rank at T.Y.B.Sc. (C. S.) exam, held in March, 2009, and seventh rank at T. Y.B.Sc. (Maths.) exam, held in March, 2009, and seventh rank at T.Y.B.Sc. (Maths.) exam, held in April, 2010. Our College represents every year in the sports and extra curricular activities not only at the University and state level but also at National & International level.
Our College has been recently Reaccredited in January, 2011, with Grade ‘A’ (CGPA 3. 10) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) an Autonomous Institution of the University Grants Commission . To further enhance the career of our students, six specialized Master’s degree courses have been introduced in the college. Thakur College of Science & Commerce has already formed a nucleus for a vibrant educational campus with Thakur College of Engineering & Technology, Thakur Institute of Management Studies and Research, Thakur Institute of Management Studies, Career Development & Research (MCA) spread over few acres of campus in Kandivali (East).