Azad College of Education, Satara is located at the foot of historical fort ‘ Ajinkyatara '. It is one of the colleges established in the life time of Padmabhushan Dr. Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil, the founder of the Rayat Shikshan Sanstha. His dream came into reality in the form of this college. The aim of opening this college was to provide the competent, devoted and committed generations of trained teachers, ready to work in remote areas. It is one of the reputed colleges in the State of Maharashtra having the tradition of the qualitative teacher education. Just in 2005the college has celeberated its golden jubilee.