M.C.E. Society i.e. Maharashtra Cosmopolitan Education Society, Pune, the parent Governing body of the college was established in the year 1948 with the sole objective of providing education to the economically, educationally and socially weaker section of the society irrespective of religion, caste and creed.
It is both a religious and linguistic minority society under the meaning of Article 30(1) of the constitution of India.
The Azam Campus is situated in the heart of Pune City with a pleasing surrounding spread over 24 acres. The Azam Campus is a conglomeration of 27 various educational institutions catering to the need of around 17000 students right from primary school to post graduate and research level in the field of Arts, Science, Commerce, Computer Science, Education, Law, Pharmacy, Medicine, Dentistry, Management, Architecture, Hospitality, etc, with the modern multistoried buildings designed and constructed to give the best educational atmosphere and hostel complex for boys and girls. The NLA at Azam Campus is enclosed in a huge ambience that helps to maintain a congenial environment for study and reflection.