The Pragati Maha Vidyalaya was estanlished in 1930. The Degree College with commerce course was started in 1973 with the generous donation by M.C.Modi Educatinal Trust. The present premises located in the heart of the city was purchased by the Samaj in the year 1974 and both the colleges were shifted to this premises in the same year from the rented buildings situated at Nampally. During the last two decades, the management has spent more than one crore of rupees on the construction of the buildings and at present there are 70 halls to conduct the classes, besides a vast open area with an administrative complex and well equipped laboratories for Electronics,Physics and Computers. The new office complex was added this year. We can boast of having one of the best computer labs in twin cities.