K J Somaiya College Of Arts And Commerce
K J Somaiya College Of Arts And Commerce
Admission: +91-22- 21022915
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Course B.A., B.Com., M.A., BBM
Establishment 1960
Management Yes
Afilated to Mumbai University

It was the vision of Shri K.J. Somaiya thatmodern professional education must remain true to the spirit of Indian ethosand culture. He insisted on value-based education, believing firmly that acommunity uncaring for its traditions is decadent and insubstantial. He waspassionate about propagating the Sanskrit language and the promotion of studiesin ancient Indian thought and culture. He envisaged Somaiya Vidyavihar as themodern-day Nalanda University where students and teachers would live in anintellectual and spiritual fellowship.

The K.J.Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce. This college establishedin 1960 has risen by slow and steady degrees to be an institution to reckonwith as an educational institution inculcating in the present day youngstersthe eternal values enshrined in our Indian ethos through special Gita Lectures.The College is a Non-Government aided College recognized by Government ofMaharashtra affiliated to the University of Mumbai, and managed by SomaiyaVidyavihar.

Activities of the college are conducted under the overall direction ofits Governing Council formed as per the guidelines of the UniversitiesMaharashtra Act 1994. The Governing Council is the supreme decision making bodyof the college and takes decisions of strategic importance, collaboration withthe national and foreign universities, approvals of plans, capital budget andother matters including long term direction.

The Head of various Department for aided section and co-ordinators forvarious unaided affiliated courses look after the academic and administrativeaffairs of their respective department under the guidance of the Principal.

      1. TheCollege offers 2 year Master in Management in Studies (Full Time), MarketingManagement, Financial Management, Hrd Management & Information Management(Part Time).

      2. TheCollege offers M.A. 2 year (Master of Arts) in Sanskrit, Physiotherapy in Neurosciences& Musculoskeletal Sciences, Communication & Journalism &Yogashastra.

      3. TheCollege offers 3 year B.A. (Bachelor in Arts) in I.T. (Information Technology),Yogashastra, Economics, History, Political Science, English, Sociology &Physiotherapy.

      Eligibility: 10+2.

      4. TheCollege offers 3 year B.M.M. (Bachelor of Mass Media).

      Eligibility: 10+2 in Any Discipline.

      5. TheCollege offers 3 year B.M.S. (Bachelor of Management Studies), B.E.T. (Bachelorin Electronics And Telecommunication), B.Ed. (Bachelor in Education)

      Eligibility: 10+2 with Commerce Or Math.

      6. TheCollege offers 3 year B.Com. (Bachelor in Commerce) in Financial Markets & Banking& Insurance.

      7. TheCollege offers 2 year M.Com (Master in Commerce) in Financial Accountancy.

      Eligibility: B.Com.

      8. The College offers M.Ed. (Master in Education).

Library Facilities: Library has a collection of nearly 68000books. Nearly 1000 to 1500 books are purchased and processed every year in thelibrary.  The library one can enjoy withbooks, textbooks, maps, periodicals, journals, CD-ROMs, refer ence books likeencyclopaedias, dictionaries, biographical books and many other books. Thelibrary has special collection of material for career guidance and competitiveexaminations. The libraryworking time 8 am to 7 pm

Computer Facilities: The College has a computer laboratory consisting of 52computers. Internet facilities are alsoavailable and latest software’s Students of Degree College, self financing aswell as junior college take the advantage of this facility.

Canteen: Aspacious and lovely canteen There are Seven canteens oncampus, which serve south Indian, Punjabi, Chinese, Italian cuisine, inaddition to sandwiches. Tea, coffee and cold drinks are also available. The canteen opens 7 am(late evening).

Alleviatethe suffering of people around us: About 60-65 per cent of the Indian populationlives in rural areas where along with poverty and illiteracy there is healthrelated problems. Due to their poverty, rural populations are unable to getbasic medical facilities. Realising these practical difficulties, davariBiorefineries Ltd. conducts health related social activities through its ruraldevelopment wing called Somaiya Grameen Vikas Kendra (SGVK) in its area ofoperation. Few major health related activities conducted in last 5 years are asfollows:

  • Multi Diagnostic Camps 2009
  • Ankur Project (Prevention of blindness in young children due to Vitamin A deficiency)
  • Medical and Eye check-up Camp
  • Dental Camps
  • HIV / AIDS Awareness Programme
  • Yoga Classes
  • General Health awareness programme
  • National Pulse Polio Programme
  • Hepatitis-B vaccination

TheSomaiya Trust is also actively involved in SAHAS - a projectof the K. J. Somaiya Medical Trust, consisting of a small team of individualswho are passionate about making a change and empowering those who are facedwith the stark reality of being HIV positive.

Address Vidyanagar, Vidyavihar (E),Mumbai - 400 077
E-mail principal@kjsac.somaiya.edu
Website http://www.somaiya.edu
Phone +91-22- 21022915