K.J. Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce, Mumbai

It is the Pioneering Institution of Somaiya Vidyavihar, established in 1960.

The college is permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai and the U.G.C. (2f & 12b), Delhi.

It is the largest institution in the Campus in its width (Number of students) and depth (Junior to Doctoral).

Our college is rated as Fourth rank among Best Colleges in Mumbai in Arts and Fifth rank in Commerce & in All India Level 32nd rank

(Source: India Today – 20th June,2009)

Introduction of New Courses

Bachelor of Financial Marketing

Bachelor of Mass Media (English)


To prepare young and competent graduates capable of finding employment and making a positive contribution to society

To Provide a strong foundation of knowledge and skills that would equip them to cope with emerging changes in their lives and society

To achieve excellence in the teaching - learning process through active participation of all stakeholders.



To provide strong basis for learning.

To train and guide young students to excel and develop a spirit of competition.

To provide opportunities for the development of skills, capabilities and talents.

To promote excellence in the students through

Participation in interdisciplinary activities

Participation in extra curricular and co-curricular activities

* Participation in Seminars, Workshops, Debates, Group Discussions, etc. at the collegiate and inter- collegiate level.
* Exposure to eminent and distinguished persons in different fields to through talks and programmes.
* Financial and other assistance to deserving students.

To promote-

* Regularity
* Punctuality
* Discipline

among the students.


To Impart qualitative and valuable to all those who need it the most

To attain community and social development through Education.

To aim at overall personality development of the students through curricular, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.


To empower a cross-section of the society through Excellent Education based on sound value system

Institute Details
Established in: 
Fee Amount: 
Affiliated to: 
University of Mumbai
Fee Structure: 
0 - 2 lacs
Kind of courses: 
Post Graduation
Available Courses: 
How to reach
Email id: 
Phone Numbers: 
+91 022 21022915
Contact Person: 
K J Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar (E), Mumbai - 400 077
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* SPORTS - ACHIEVERS : * Football : Bro. Shilton D’Silva had played for India U-16 National football team. He was selected for AFC (Asia football confederation) tournament held in Saudi Arabia. Bro. Ligin Fernandes, Bro. Freak D’souza and Bro. Akash Jain had played. All India football tournament held at Jamshedpur. Volleyball : In the team events our volleyball girls team was runner up in Taluka level. Sis. Sanika Sawant and Sis. Jyoti Nawani were selected for selection trial held at Rasainc. Sis. Jyoti Nawani has participated in Sub-Junior state championship held at Dahisar and secured 3rd place. Handball : Sis. Jyoti Nawani also represented National football championship held at Kolkata. Taekwondo : Sis. Pooja Wani bagged bronze in Inter-college Taekowondo organised by D.S.O. Athletics : Bro. Nishant Kanojia secured second place in shotput and Bro. Deepak Dhuria secured second place in long jump and third place in 200 mtrs. Running race at Inter Junior college Athletic competition held at University sports pavilion Marine Lines. Table Tennis : Brp. Shreesh Gupte and Bro. Harsh Mehta came 2nd in ward. Bro. Harsh Mehta of XI commerce was o Winner in Hooner ( K.J.Somaiya college of Arts & Com; ) o Runner up in Utkarsh (S.K.Somaiya college) o Runner up in Shishir (Lala Lajpatrai College) * NSS * NCC * CULTURAL FORUM Miss. Anita Vishwakarma, the Best Student of the College for the year 2007-2008 attended Annual Non-Violence and Social Justice mentoring programme on invitation by the Metta Center for Non-violence Education (Berkeley, California) to participate as an inturn for the programme. She was felicitated by the college for completing the programme successfully on 2nd October,2008. (Gandhi Jayanti Samaroha). Students were impressed by her achievement and appreciated the way she communicated her learning experience at U.S. The annual cultural festivals like Hooner – Ehsaas – Udaan also displayed a lot of students activity. Students have also brought laurels in sports activities and competitions held inside and outside the college by different organizations and NGOs. Extra curricular activities Community services have been a very dominant feature of the students, of this college. We have linkage with several NGO’s with whom a number of activities are conducted every year inside and outside the college. * Population first: (NGO working for cause of the girl child.Several campaigns are organised against female foeticide and Sex determination.) * Forum of free Enterprise * Shree Mukti Sangathan * Avehi * Akshara:(Women Resource Centre) Students can use its library for reference material for their project work. UGC sponsored National Seminar on “Human Consciousness & Values in Global Society” was organized on 11th & 12th February 2009 by the Department of Sociology in collaboration with NGO “Population First” and Jeevan Vidya Study Centre. TOP Student Support Programs Welfare Measures * Counseling Cell * Women’s Development Cell * Placement Cell * Career Counseling Cell * Grievance Cell * Social Health Education Committee * First Aid and Medical Assistance * Advisory Cell for Reserved Category * Tuition Waiver for Students Opting for 6 Papers at TYBA in Gujarati Language * Scholarship for Students Opting for 6 Papers at TYBA in subject Sanskrit Language
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Department of Gujarati Degree College Name Qualification Research/ Activities E-mail Address Dr. Mrs. Sudha Vyas (Principal & Head) M.A., M.Phil, Ph.D. Minor Research Project Member of Board of studies & Ph.d guide sudhavyas@gujrathi.somaiya.edu Mrs. Preeti H Dave M.A B.Ed dave.preetih@gmail.com TOP Department of Sanskrit Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Dr. Mrs. Vaishanavi Rao M.A.Ph.d Research on "Anuman Pramana" r.vaishnavi.rao@gmail.com Mrs. Mrunal Bhatt (Head) M.A B.Ed Pursuing Ph.d on "Inner Homa in Indian Tradition" mrunalbhatt @sanskrit.somaiya.edu Junior College Mrs. Mugdha Risbud M.A B.Ed Pursuing Research on "Sanskrit Commentaries & Lexicography" mugdha_risbud@yahoo.co.in TOP Department of Marathi Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mrs. Veena Sanekar (Head) MA Marathi Pursuing Ph.d with FIP veenas@marathi.somaiya.edu Mr. Abhijit Deshpande MA Marathi abhijitd@marathi.somaiya.edu Junior College Miss Sandhya Khare Mrs. Sucheta Nalawade TOP Department of Hindi Degree college Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Dr. Satish Pandey (Head) M.A., Ph.D., D.H.E. Guiding for Ph.D., Chairperson board of studies in Mumbai Univ. spandey @hindi.somaiya.edu Dr. Mrs. Vijayshree Parmeshwaran M.A., Ph.D. vparmeswaran @hindi.somaiya.edu Junior college Mr. Nirawadekar P R M.A Dr.(Mrs). Anita Thakkar M.A Ph.d TOP Department of English Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mrs. S. R. Dhond (Head) M.A., M. Phil., M.A. (Sociology) srdhond@english.somaiya.edu Dr. Mrs. Radha Krishnan M.A., Ph.D. radhak@english.somaiya.edu Mr. Hanegave Satyawan Sudhakarrao Ms. V. A. Joshi M.A. Ph.D. vajoshi @english.somaiya.edu Mr. Satyavendra Gaur M.A. Junior College Miss Hema Narisimhan M.A D.H.E Mrs. Sumita Ghosh M.A Mrs. Cynthia Mendes M.A B.Ed TOP Department of Environmental Science Degree college Name Qualification Research Activity Email Address Mr. Sandeep S Kulkarni M.Sc NET Sanskm_2000@yahoo.com Junior College Mr. Ravindra Ughade M.A B.Ed TOP Department of Commerce Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity Email Address Dr. Mrs. M.V. Natoo(Head) M.Com., Ph.D. mvnatoo@commerce.somaiya.edu Mrs. Pramila Patil M.Com B.Ed NET SET patil.pramila1@rediffmail.com Mr. V.S. Pande M.Com. vspande@commerce.somaiya.edu Mr. N. P. Bhinde M.Com., ICWAI Textbooks- Auditing, Costing npbhinde@commerce.somaiya.edu Mr. Joseph. John M.Com josephjohn@commerce.somaiya.edu Mrs. Sandhya. J. Deshpande M.Com., M. Phil. sjdeshpande@commerce.somaiya.edu Dr. Mrs. Mahalakshmi Krishnan M.Com, M Phil, Ph.D., D.H.E mkrishnan@commerce.somaiya.edu Dr. Deelip Palsapure (Vice Principal) M.Com, M Phil, Ph.D., D.H.E Books-Marketing Finance Management and production planning dpalsapure@commerce.somaiya.edu Mrs. Sonali Deogirikar M.Com Mr. Mayuresh Mule M.Com, Ph.D Junior College Mr. N. B. Pathak (Officiating Vice Principal) M.Com B.Ed D.H.E nbpathak@somaiya.edu Mr. D. K. Rao M.Com D.H.E Miss. R. Kanchan M.Com D.H.E Mr.P. T. Vijayan M.Com D.H.E Mrs. R.Vijayalakshmi M.Com D.H.E Mr. M. M. Panse M.Com M.Phil D.H.E Miss Jessicca Shah M.Com B.Ed Shri Shreerang. M. Kashikar M.com B.Ed shreerangkash@yahoo.co.in Mr. Anand Bansole M.com B.Ed TOP Department of Sociology Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Dr. Mrs. Suguna Rao (Head) M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Guiding DNHE Projects at IGNOU PG Recognised teacher & Ph.d Guide at Mumbai Univ. Member of Board of studies in Mumbai Univ. sugunamrao@gmail.com Dr. Mrs. Sarala Bijapurkar M.A., M. Phil. D.H.E. Ph.D PG Recognized teacher Has Completed three minor research projects Svbapurkar @sociology.somaiya.edu Mrs. Rohini Fadte M.A. Pursuing Ph.D. rohinif @sociology.somaiya.edu JUNIOR COLLEGE Mrs. Prasanna Suvarna M.A TOP Department of Business Law Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mr. K.G.Dawani (Head) M.Com., L.L.M., DHE kgdawani @buslaw.somaiya.edu Mrs. Monika R Sawant M.Com, L.L.M TOP Department of History Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Dr. Mrs. Neeta Khandpekar(Head) M.A., M. Phil., Ph.D. Post Doctorate Research neetak @history.somaiya.edu Miss Hemali Sanghavi M.A.,Diploma in Journalism &Communication, Diploma in Jainology Ph.D. Research Proposal submitted hemals @history.somaiya.edu Junior College Mrs. Aruna Sujo M.A B.Ed TOP Department of Psychology Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mrs. Sonal R Jambhekar (Head) M.A. sonalrj @psychology.somaiya.edu Mr.Dr. Atish Taukari M.A. Pursuing Ph.D. atishtaukari @psycology.somaiya.edu Mr. Shashank Nikumbh M.A. TOP Department of Economics Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mrs. Chandra Purkayastha (Head) M.A., M.Phil., P.G.D.E.M. Pursuing Ph.D. chandrap @economics.somaiya.edu Mrs. Mangal Gogte M.A., M.Phil.D.H.E. mpgogte @economics.somaiya.edu Dr. Miss. Punita Rao M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. punitarao @economics.somaiya.edu SMT Shubhangi Patil M.A B.Ed NET Mrs. Jayashree Kotak B.Com M.Com M.A NET Junior College Mrs. Geeta Dave Mrs. Divija Chandrashekar Mrs. Pramila Shettigar Mrs. Sunila Mohikar TOP Department of Mathematics Degree college Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mr. Madhava Rao (Head) M.Sc. madhavarao @mathematics.somaiya.edu Dr. Miss Mangala Deshpande M.Sc. Ph.D. mangalad @mathematics.somaiya.edu Mr. Udayraj Tambe M.Sc. ustambe @mathematics.somaiya.edu Mr. Mahesh Dravid M.Sc. maheshd @mathematics.somaiya.edu Mrs. Sangeeta Bhat M.Sc., Ph.D. Published paper on “On chainos ctree graph of a graph”.South East Asian Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences.(2009).Paper titled “GRAPH EQUATIONS FOR LINE GRAPHS, MIDDLEGRAPHS, TOTALCLOSED NEIGHBORHOOD GRAPHS AND TOTAL CLOSED EDGENEIGHBORHOOD GRAPHS "accepted for publication in the International Journal of SCEINCIA ACTA XEVERIANA.(FEB 2010). Paper titled “ Graph equations for line graphs, middle graphs, semi splitting block graphs and semi-line splitting block graphs ” accepted for the presentation in the National Conference on Emerging Trends in Fluid Mechanics and Graph Theory to be held on 25th and 26th February, 2010 at Christ University, sangeetanb @mathematics.somaiya.edu SMT Debadatta R Chaudhari M.Sc., M.Phil Pre Z-Super Continuous functions in International Journal of Mathematical Sciences, Vol 6, No. 2, June 2007, pp 163-170 Lightly Pre Normal Spaces in Acta Ciencia Indica, Vol XXXIII M, No. 4, 2007, pp 1359-1364 Mr. Rajesh K. M.Sc., M.Ed. PGDCA rajeshk @mathematics.somaiya.edu Junior College Mrs. Rosily Paulose Smt. Jayashree Narayanan TOP Department of Philosophy Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Dr. Mrs. Sharmila J Virkar (Head) M.A. Ph.d Member of Board of studies in Mumbai Univ. & Ph.d guide sjvirkar @philosophy.somaiya.edu TOP Department of Accountancy Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mr. P.J.Doshi (Head) B.Com., C.A. pjdoshi @accountancy.somaiya.edu SMT Ketaki A Ketkar Mr. K.J.Devani B.Com., L.L.B.,CA, DFA kjdevani @accountancy.somaiya.edu TOP Department of Political Science Degree College Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mrs.A R Kamble (Head) M.A. Pursuing Ph.d at Lancaster University, UK arkamble@poly-science.somaiya.edu Mr.Deepak Pawar M.A. Pursuing Ph.d at Mumbai University deepakpawar@poly-science.somaiya.edu Junior college Mrs. Vijayalaxmi J Nair TOP Department of Physical Education Juniour College Name Qualification Research Activity Email-Address Mr Sanjay Chougule TOP Department of Information Technology Name Qualification Research Activity Email-Address Mrs. Deepa Kutty B.Sc Computer Science M.C.M Guidance Lecture on "XII Online Exam" at Bedekar College,Thane. deepa_kutty_2000@yahoo.co.in Mrs. Vasumati Paul M.Sc IT PGDCA vasu.g.paul@gmail.com Department of B. Com (Banking & Insurance) Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mr. S. Kedarnath M.Com., M.Phil.,L.L.B.,C.S. Mr. T.V.S. Vasudevan Mr. Paresh Dani Ms. Chtra Trehan Mr. Darshan Parikh Mrs. Neeraj Kumar Mr. Ajay Mittal Mrs. Sonali Deogirikar M.Com. Miss. Meenal Doshi M.Com. TOP Department of B. M. S. (Bachelor of Management Studies) Name Qualification Research Activity E-mail Address Mrs. Sonal Ganatra M.Sc. (Genetics) Mr. Anil Kunder B.Com., C.A. Mr. Deelip Palsapure M.Com., Ph.D., M.M.S., D.B.M., D.C.M. dpalsapure@commerce.somaiya.edu Mr. Joseph John M.Com. josephjohn@commerce.somaiya.edu Mrs. Deepa Kutty B.C.S., M.C.M. deepakutty @info-tech.somaiya.edu Mrs. Prachi Shah M.Com. Diploma in Export-Import & Foreign Trade Mr. Cyrus Gonda B.Com., MHRDM Mr. Rukesh Naik B.Tech (Chemical Engg.) Mrs Rupa Adatia M.Sc., M.M.S.(Marketing) Mr. Ashok Sejpal M.Com Mr. Paresh Bhanushali M.Com., MPM, DTL, DLLLW, DSM Mr. Noorkala Rambabu M.Com., MMS Mrs. Mehraj Mulani B.Sc., L.L.B., L.L.M. Ms. Hemali Sanghavi M.A. Mr. Rajesh K. M.Sc., M.Ed. rajeshk @mathematics.somaiya.edu Mr. S. Kedarnath
Last Qualification Percentage: 
50 - 60 %
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