Gopal Krishna Gokhale college has established its repute as an academic platform that promotes the healthy atmosphere for the overall development of the student from the rural areas of Kolhapur. It is incepted in the year 1950 by Br. Khardekar and Prin. M.R.Desai and named after Mahatma Gandhi’s political guru Gopal Krishna Gokhale. In 1978 junior wing of the college was started .In the initial years to envision the dream of the academic leaders of the institute, many teachers contributed. In these beginning years Prof V.N.Desai,Prof. N.M.Patil,Prof. V.B.Kamble and Prof. A.V.Swami teach Marathi subject in the Junior wing.