Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) Delhi Campus & Infrastructure
In terms of infrastructure, SRCC is one of the best colleges in the country matching international standards. It is one of the few colleges in the University of Delhi which has upgraded its classrooms to facilitate teaching through modern tools and techniques. The College has centrally air conditioned classrooms with Wi-Fi enabled LCD projectors, tutorial rooms, library, a state-of-the-art seminar room and a fully equipped auditorium with seating capacity of over 750 persons. The College takes pride in being a differently-abled friendly campus with new ramps, lifts and special washrooms added to the building. Also, the College has various facilities to address the reading, hearing and understanding requirements of various students. The SRCC library is an empowering unit with a Resource Centre for Visually Challenged possessing an array of audio-visual aids to assist in the process of self actualization. The College is endowed with renovated hostels, medical support systems (along with physiotherapy centre), modern gymnasium, swimming pool, a huge parking facility (available to both students and faculty), air conditioned sports complex and playground of international standards. A complete smoke and vehicle free zone, the College provides an eco-friendly environment to its students with the latest initiatives of solar heating, rainwater harvesting, paper recycling and other green initiatives in the pipeline. The College has taken measures to address the need for vigilance and security. The campus is CCTV-enabled to cater to the safety requirements of a well endowed and equipped campus receiving a huge footfall.
In view of its recognition as a “Heritage Building” by the Government of Delhi, the class-rooms in the College retain their heritage look with vintage teak furniture. Centrally air-conditioned, the class rooms at SRCC facilitate a blend of traditional and modern modes of teaching with technological aids such as ceiling-mounted LCD projectors, roll-down screens, green boards and podium for faculty.
FACULTY/ TUTORIAL ROOMS
The College has a separate tutorial block. The tutorial rooms are centrally air-conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled. Here, the students have personal interaction with the faculty on academic and other matters and further conduct their extra-curricular activities. These rooms have ultimately emerged as the bedrock for the generation of bright ideas. These rooms also provide the faculty with a peaceful and comfortable place for their academic pursuits.
The College has three state of the art Computer Centers. All the computers in the centers are provided with the latest updated software and hardware. Internet, printing and scanning facilities are also available through network. Further, each center is equipped with uninterrupted power backup.
The teaching of information technology and computer based papers is carried out through LCD screens in the computer centers. In addition, the centers are also available for the students for accessing internet, practice and for preparation of their projects. Internet with more than 2 mbps data transfer rate is available.
Attached to the main academic block, the SRCC Library is a two storey fully Wi-Fi enabled unit with seating capacity for about 300 readers. The library employs the latest technology in library sciences to provide the best learning to its users. Well-stocked and presently having a collection of over seventy four thousand volumes on different subjects, latest publications in the fields of business, economics, humanities and social sciences are continuously added to the collection to equip students with a wide range of academic. The College Library is fully automated and provides user services through computer.
The Library opens for eight hours from 8.30 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. However, during examinations it opens from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. for students’ convenience.
The College has a Boys Hostel within its campus to accommodate students who come from the different parts of the country and the world. The Boys Hostel has provision for accommodation for one hundred and fifty students across various semesters. The Hostel has a separate dining hall, common room and washroom area within the hostel. The rooms are furnished. The Mess is operated thrice a day at breakfast, at lunch and at dinner. Wi-Fi facility is also available in the Hostel. Laundry services are separately provided within the campus for residents.
The College also has a Girls Hostel within its campus to accommodate students who come from the different parts of the country and the world. The Girls Hostel provides accommodation to fifty three students across the semesters. The hostel has a separate dining hall, common room and washroom area within the hostel. The rooms are furnished. The mess is operated thrice a day at breakfast, at lunch and at dinner. Wi-Fi facility is also available in the hostel. Laundry services are separately provided within the campus for residents. In addition, the hostel also provides washing machine for self-washing by residents.
DIFFERENTLY ABLED FRIENDLY CAMPUS
The College has made unprecedented attempts to make the College campus differently-abled friendly. Ramps and elevators facilitate the movement of differently abled people within the college building. The College also has washrooms for differently abled students. There is a unique Resource Center for Visually Impaired Students (RCVC) developed under the SRCC Enabling Unit. The resource center has a variety of assistive technology tools, hardware equipment and software, like JAWS and Supernova, the screen-reading softwares; Kurzweil, the OCR; Clear Reader, the instant-reading hardware equipment; clear-view the magnifier attached with LCD; DUXBURY Braille translator; scanning and embossed printing devices; etc. to facilitate students with different degrees of visual impairment.
The College has a separate Resource Centre in the College library to enable students to access desired information for their academic pursuits through internet. The center has 40 computers for students.
Extensively used by the students for extra-curricular activities and for hosting functions of the College, SRCC auditorium has a seating capacity of about 750 people. It has an advanced light and sound system that is managed by specially designated support staff along with the students. It is equipped with a large stage, two green rooms, comfortable seating, carpeting, wall paneling for acoustic effects, air-conditioners, washrooms, locker and a podium.
The state-of-the-art Platinum Jubilee Seminar Room was constructed on the occasion of the College’s Platinum Jubilee in 2000–2001. The air-conditioned seminar room, with a seating capacity of about hundred people, is equipped with audio-visual facilities along with recording facilities and an excellent sound system. It also features a projector screen, white board, black board and a podium. The Seminar Room is used for holding seminars, symposia, group discussion, lectures etc.
The College has a state-of-art international standard multipurpose indoor sports stadium. It has a seating capacity of about 1200 spectators. The courts laid with wooden planks are used for Badminton, Basket Ball, Volley Ball, Judo, Wrestling, etc. Besides this, a separate room for chess and table tennis is also provided in the stadium.The College also has a hockey cum football field. The College has been excelling in sports for over two decades. Every year the College holds Sports Carnival, Inter-class matches and Sports Day. For proper training and grooming of players the College provides coaching facilities to the players for different games. The College has teams for Cricket, Football, Hockey, Basket Ball, Hand Ball, Badminton, Lawn Tennis, Table Tennis, Squash Racket, Swimming, Shooting, and Athletics.
SRCC is the one of the few colleges in the University of Delhi to have a swimming pool facility. The swimming pool opens during the summer season. The swimming pool is properly maintained and coaching facilities are provided to newcomers.
The College has a Physiotherapy Unit at the Sports complex for its students and staff members. The Physiotherapy PHYSIOTHERAPY UNITsection has Electrotherapy room and Exercise therapy room. The Electrotherapy room is equipped with all the basic physiotherapy modalities (i.e. IFT u.s. TENS, Muscle Stimulator, SWD [short move diathermy], Traction Machine, wax bath therapy and hydro collator) meant for pain relief and relaxation. The exercise room has the basic exercise equipment (i.e. Shoulder Wheel, Wrist Exerciser, Ankle Exerciser, and Foot Exerciser) along with some equipment especially for sports students that include resistance bands and loops, Swiss Balls, Foam Rollers, Bosu Balls, Medicine Balls, and Weigh Cuffs. There is also an RIP-60 trainer (supervision trainer) for rehabilitation and training purposes. A visiting physiotherapist is attached to the unit and is available during working days and hours.
The College maintains its own fitness centre. It is located inside the multipurpose hall in sports complex possessing equipment for free weight exercises, bodyweight exercises, gym ball exercises / Swiss ball exercises, resistance band exercises, resistance machine exercises and stretching exercises
BASIC HEALTH CARE UNIT
The College has a basic health care unit to provide medical support in its campus to provide immediate medical assistance to needy students and staff members. The facilities include a visiting doctor who visits the campus thrice a week, a physiotherapist and a full-time nurse.
The College campus is fully Wi-Fi enabled which can be accessed by students and staff members in the academic block, tutorial block, corridors, open areas, hostels and sports complex. Users are provided a secure access with a login ID and password for using Wi-Fi facility through laptops.
The College Canteen is a popular meeting place for students. It serves a variety of eatables at moderate prices. Fully air conditioned canteen with elegant tables and cozy chairs add comfort while enjoying array of savory food. The College operates one fully air-conditioned canteen having a seating capacity of fifty people.
Area 17 Acres
Sports Grounds 3
Total Students 624
- Boys Hostel
- Comp. Lab
- Girls Hostel
- Medical Fac.
- Cls. Room
- Seminar Hall
Students Activities & Clubs
An Author Panel Discussion, “ROAD NOT TAKEN” was organized on August 13, 2015. An immensely fun and innovative session, authors SV Divaker, Sunil Gera, Disha Chabbra and Amit Nangia interacted with the students.
A visit to the Delhi Book Fair was organized on September 09, 2015.
Monthly events like debates on topics such as e-books vs printed books, online posts on famous banned books, online book reviews and discussions on novels such as The Achemist, Sitas Sister etc. were held.
Book Barter was the flagship event where book lovers from various colleges met to exchange books in order to spread the love of reading and proper utilization of old books.
|Dr. Kuljeet Kaur||Convenor|
|Dr. Vineet Mehta||Member|
|Dr. Suman Bhakri||Member|
|Dr. J. K. Thukral||Member|
|Dr. Abhay Jain||Member|
|Shipra Mahajan||Sports Secretary|
|Archit Bagaria||Sports Secretary|
The National Service Scheme (NSS) was launched in 1969, the birth centenary year of the Father of Nation, by the Government of India. It is a voluntary association of young people, especially college students, to work for campus-community linkages. It aims at developing students’ personality through community service.
The NSS unit at SRCC provides a platform to the students and faculty for community work and developing a sense of involvement in the tasks of nation building. A variety of activities are organized every year to channelize the energy and idealism of the younger generation into creative pursuits.
The NSS wing organizes activities like Blood Donation Camps, Literacy Classes for children of weaker sections, Leadership Workshops, Summer Camps, National Awareness Programmes, “Shramdaan” etc.
The NSS unit at SRCC functions under the guidance of a Faculty programme officer.
|Staff Advisor||Ms Astha Dewan|
|Maullin Sapra||Vice President|
|Vartika Dhanuka||Event Manager|
|Anshika Gupta||Public Relations Head|
|Pashmina Uberoi||Research Head|
|Mihir Belgaonkar||Research Head|
|Shubhangi Sood||Content Head|
|Chirag Tibrewal||Content Head|
|Astha Saharia||Project Coordinator|
|Trishla Singh||Project Coordinator|
|Jigyasa Sidana||Technical Head|
|Dr. Ravi Sharma||Faculty Advisor|
The Fine Arts Society (FAS) organises cultural activities and online competitions like ‘Food Photography Competition’ and ‘Dubsmash’ to promote different forms of art namely, music, dance, sketching, painting etc.
At the beginning of the academic session, the Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) came up with its blog to disseminate information about startups and entrepreneurship. The reseach wing conducted an extensive research on the Chinese slowdown and wrote a research paper - ' When the dragon took a jolt'.
Events & Activities
Visit to the Stock Exchange
The Commerce Society organized a visit to the National Stock Exchange in the month of October, for its members so as to give them a first-hand experience of the intricacies of its functioning, followed by "We Plan-The Business Incubator” in collaboration with Sarthy, IIT Delhi to guide the students looking forward to start-up their own venture.
The Commerce Week in January saw The Research Assembly: a session on research paper writing by professionals from the Centre for Civil Society; Il Gioco- The Gamble: Bidding and auction event; and Committee Simulation: Discussions and debates among various interest groups.
Former Union Finance Minister, Shri P. Chidambaram discussed the Union Budget, concluding the Commerce Week.
Bizstreet 2016, the society’s three-day annual festival in February, witnessed a maze of events- Barrato: an event testing bartering skills; Business Buffet: a hardcore numbers and finance event; Genesis: a start-up event; Suit Up: a boardroom discussion event; Turning Threads: a logistics and supply chain management event; and Dynasty Doom: an innovative treasure hunt. The Chief Minister of Haryana Shri Manohar Lal Khattar addressed an informative speaker session. The closing night of the extravaganza witnessed breathtaking performances by the renowned rock band “The Local Train”.
The society brought out its monthly newsletter- Comscript, social media news platform – Compress and its annual magazine –Revolution, reflecting the opinions of students on the issues of commercial and economic relevance.
Events And Activities
On October 09, 2015, Mr. Sashank Prabhu, a CAT 100 percentile scorer, shared his experience with the students.
On October 29, 2015, Tarun Lahoti, a fresher member, conducted a session on Vedic maths.
A Photoshop Session was held on October 30, 2015.
Tarun Singh & Arpit Chauhan won the 1st Position at the Mathematics Quiz, Miranda House.
Enigma, the annual festival was held from February 08-10, 2016.Among the events conducted by the society were Kill Deal- a bidding and auction even; Tech Tracker-an event involving tracking by cracking mathematical riddles; Technoplan- presentation of a complete business plan; Challenge Accepted-an event wherein participants are challenged on a variety of mathematical questions and made to solve them; Num Tech Tambola- based on simple rules of Tambola, the event is about solving maths questions and playing and Go Carding- based on the rules of poker and played the same way.
Events And Activities
August 2015 saw the implementation of Project Sanjeevani, a market linkage programme to connect food product manufacturing women in Shyampur village, Hapur, to potential markets in the city.
August 2015 also saw the implementation of Project Maya, a skill enhancement and facilitation programme to provide livelihood opportunity to women of Chopla village, Hapur through jewelry making.
In July 2015, a Cleanliness Drive was undertaken in collaboration with Green Delhi Clean Delhi to manually clean and paint afresh an open littered site at the Hudson Lane.
Vocational Training Workshop
In September, 2015, a Vocational Training Workshop for underprivileged children at the NGO, Karuna was conducted on courses such as public speaking, photography, stock market, MS Office and General Awareness.
An E-Pathshala was established in February, 2016 in the form of a CDF-SRCC Extension center at Chopla village where technological and educational aid was made available through ‘Apna Tech Tree’ computer system, library and recreational facilities.
Bhawna Chhajer and Vaibhav Jindal stood second in the Business Plan Competition held at Kirorimal College.
D-Street conducted various intra society activities like interactive workshops from market experts, learning sessions for the members, by the members and interesting intra society events. The official blog “Of Bulls and Bears” presented a unique take on the markets.
Sharebait, held on October 28, 2015, encompassed 2 major events, namely, ‘Forex’, a strategy and simulation based event and the ‘Mock Stock’. There was also a knowledge session on the intricate facets of live trading in the stock market. Colleges across Delhi participated enthusistically.
Bullzire, the annual mega event, was held from January 25-27, 2016. The events were Peg the Price (Fundamental Analysis), Courtzoned (Arbitration), Mastermind (Personal Finance), Stalk the Stock and Bidding Wars (Outcry and trading).
Students participated in related events through the year and won several prizes.
Anuraag Bhattad won the second prize at Thug Of Wallstreet and EDLV as also the Third Prize at Mock Stock, Gargi College.
Vivek C. and P. Sahana stood third at Econovergence.
Sankalp Shanker and Anuraag Bhattad jointly secured the second place at Wolf of Thug Street, Hansraj College.
Purvi Saraf stood first at Contrivance, at Shaheed Bhagat Singh College.
Enactus is an international not for profit organization present in 1,700 Universities across 36 Countries and has over 70,500 students as active members. It brings together students from universities across the world to take up social outreach projects for the benefit of underprivileged communities. It identifies communities in need and devises alternative business models for them, with the ultimate aim of empowering community members and transforming them into entrepreneurs. Eventually, Enactus members step out of the project after creating a self-sustaining business model for the communities so that they do not have to rely on any external party.
Enactus was started at Shri Ram College of Commerce in the academic year 2007-2008. Since then, 11 projects have been taken up – 8 of which have been successfully completed while 3 are still continuing. The three ongoing projects are- Project Azmat : Repossessing Respect; Project Kayakalp : Pulling the Strings of Change; and Project Sattva : Churning Purity into Progress.
Project Azmat aims at the rehabilitation of manual scavengers by providing them with an alternate sustainable livelihood. It works with a community of 18 women in the village of Nekpur, Ghaziabad. The community has been trained in manufacturing of cleaning products and they now earn their livelihood through its sales.
Project Kayakalp is an endeavor to revive the art of puppertry and aims to empower 14 traditional puppeteers from the Kathputli Colony of Shadipur in Delhi. Kayakalp seeks to modernize their art form and use the medium of puppetry to convey social and environmental messages.
Project Sattva is based in Karnal (Haryana) and aims to tackle the inefficiencies in the distribution network of milk and milk related products. Enactus has associated with NDRI Karnal and Arpana Services, an NGO, to achieve its objectives.
Events And Activities
During its annual festival, the HRDC organised MINDUCTOR 4.0, the Fourth Edition of Minductor, a national level case study competition. Trailblazers, the monthly newsletter, provided an opportunity to the students to express their creative abilities in writing about HR issues in the industry and in general.
Bhavya was adjudged the best player and awarded the Bharat Ram Award, at Lady Shriram College. She also secured the 2nd Position at FOYS, SRCC.
Amol Singh Raswan secured the 1st Position at Advent’15, KiroriMal College.