The Right to Information Act, 2005 (22 of 2005) has been enacted by the Parliament and has come into force from 15 June, 2005.

Marathwada College of Education, a premier institute, with the motto “Quality training commitment to excellence” has state level recognition for maintaining high standard in education and research.

The College is proud of having the oldest Alumni Association in Aurangabad. It was founded in 1970 on the initiative of a group of former students, with the object of organizing an annual reunion.

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Marathwada College of Education has always been the centre of excellence by providing world-class ‘Teacher Education’ to students from all section of the society.


Marathwada College of Education envisages to impart quality training with commitment to excellence. The college endorses to impart value added education with efficient and competent man power, excellent infrastructure and innovation in teacher training and research programmes in order to generate globally competitive and skilled teachers, researchers and thorough professionals.


To train and equip teachers at all levels, to achieve excellence and develop all round meritorious professionals, to meet global challenges.


Marathwada College of Education was established in 1970. It is located in the historical city of Aurangabad. It was established under the auspices of the Late Dr. Rafiq Zakaria, renowned scholar, a politician of great integrity, an educationist of great foresight and an eminent author of international repute. The College bears testimony to Dr. Rafiq Zakaria’s foresight and vision in recognizing the need for a college of education that would focus on training teachers of Urdu, Marathi, and English and imbibe in them the spirit of secularism and national integration.

The College is highly acknowledged and is considered to be among the best institutes of its kind in the state today with its track record of high attainments in academics. Adding to its lure is the “A+” accreditation which has been given by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council, Bangalore (NAAC) in 2004.

Marathwada College of Education is credited as the only college in Maharashtra with an intake capacity of 350 students at B.Ed. level and 100 students at M.Ed. level. The medium of instruction at B.Ed. is Urdu, English and Marathi while the practice teaching is done in Urdu, Marathi, Hindi and English languages. The medium of instruction at M.Ed. level is Marathi and English. This is the only Urdu medium college to get cent percent grant and caters to the education of weaker sections of society.

Campus Hours

Utilize our renown library resources and helpful staff from 6am – 10pm. The Campus student lab is open 24 hours 7 days a week. And the Campus will we holding rallies for upcoming sports events Fridays at noon.

Parking Stucture

Don’t forget to pick up your parking pass at the student services office this week. You’ll need to bring your payment in full along with your student id card. This parking pass will provide you with unlimited parking in the parking lot and structure for the entire fall semester.

Student Housing

Student housing is now available. Click here for more information and to book your place now. Spaces are limited so get your information into student services to make sure that you get the spot you want.




Dr. Riyaz Qureshi

Dr. Riyaz Qureshi is the General Secretary of Maulana Azad Educational Society. A renowned figure among educationists, popular and respected among all students, he is an elected member of various councils and committees in the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, including Academic Council, the member of Standing Committee and Advisory Committee of Academic Staff College. He is also a member of the Campus Development Committee of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad.



Padamshree Fatma Zakaria

As President of Maulana Azad Education Society (MAES),
Padmashree Mrs. Fatma Rafiq Zakaria worked hand-in-hand with the late Dr. Rafiq Zakaria as the society grew from strength to strength. New buildings, infrastructure, quality in every aspect and development of each institute taking each one forward are the hallmark of Mrs. Zakaria’s contribution to Dr. Rafiq Zakaria Campus and a glowing tribute to the memory of the great scholar-politician, educationist and crusader for secular values.



Dr.  Moin Fatima

Quality education is a symbol of a nation’s intellectual status and cultural heritage. In the recent global context quality education has assumed horizontal dimensions.
Quality education therefore has been the chief mission of Maulana Azad Education Society founded by an excellent Islamic Scholar and insightful political leader,
a lover of languages and literatures and visionary architect of academic destinies of young generations of Maharashtra and futuristic designer of Modern Aurangabad.

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi recognised Marathwada College of Education as the Study Centre (1645-P) in the year 2006. The Study Centre runs under the jurisdiction of Pune Regional Centre, Pune.

The courses offered at the Study Centre are B.Ed., M.Ed., M.A. (Education), PGDSLM and M.A. (Adult Education).

Since inception, the Study Centre has maintained the quality training provided to the learners. In the year 2014, Miss Raheen Kausar bagged Gold Medal at M.Ed. course with a score of 100%. The Centre is also proud of its Alumni who are serving the national cause of education.

Following are the details of the Study Centre:

Head of the Department – Dr. Moin Fatima

Programme Incharge – Dr. Kaneez Fatima

Asstt. Programme Incharge – Dr. Shaikh Tahmina Naaz

Under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Teacher Education, Marathwada College of Education, Aurangabad has been upgraded as College of Teacher Education (CTE) by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, New Delhi, in the year 2005, encompassing four districts Aurangabad, Jalna, Beed and Ahmednagar in general and Rest of Maharashtra in particular with special emphasis on the quality improvement of Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers of Urdu Medium Secondary Schools.

CTE Aurangabad has shouldered the responsibility of providing training and support service to the pre-service and in-service secondary school teachers (all  medium) of the four districts. The CTE Aurangabad has the privilege of providing training and support services to the teachers of Urdu Medium Secondary Schools of Whole Maharashtra.

Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), Nashik recognized Marathwada College of Education as the Study Centre for Education in Distance Mode. The courses offered at the Study Centre are M.Ed. & M.A. (Education)

The results of this Centre is very appreciable as this study centre has much better results as compared to other study centres of YCMOU.

Following are the details of the Study Centre:

Head of the Department – Dr. Moin Fatima

Coordinator – Dr. Manerao D.A.