Birla college was established in 1972 through the dedicated efforts of Kalyan Charity Trust and Kalyan Citizens' Education Society. Kalyan Citizens' Education Society was founded in 1971 through the efforts of prominent citizens of Kalyan and received the benediction of the Late Shri G. D. Birla. The college continues to receive the blessings of Syt. Basant Kumar Birla - Chairman, B. K. Birla Group of Companies and Dr. (Smt.) Sarala Birla.
Birla college of Arts, Science and Commerce, an affiliate of the University of Mumbai is a multifaculty institution of higher education that has more than 8,500 students on its rolls, pursuing studies in several undergraduate and post-graduate courses. In addition, the college imparts instruction to students pursuing studies through Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nasik. The college also conducts contact sessions for students pursuing education through the Institute of Distance Education, University of Mumbai.