Somaiya Vidyavihar is an Educational Hub in Ghatkopar (East) comprising of 34 institutes, catering to different levels and educational needs of the student community.
The institutes in the campus range from University of Mumbai affiliated ones to autonomous and to-be-autonomous institutes.
Somaiya Vidyavihar, founded in the year of 1959 by Padmabhushan (Late) Shri Pujya Karamshibhai Jethabhai Somaiya, is sprawled across 60 acres with lush greenery at Vidyavihar and in about 30acres at Sion. The campus houses 34 educational institutions, 1700 teaching staff and about 29,000 students. The institutions on the campus offer courses from K.G. to P.G. including programmes leading to conferment of Doctoral degree in select disciplines. Students can opt for subjects of their choice from diverse streams - Humanities, Social Sciences, Commerce, Science, Engineering, Medicine, Management, Ancient Indian Culture, Buddhism, Jainism, Foreign Languages etc. established in 1960.
Amidst this variety, KJSCAC (K J Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce) enjoys a place of pride as the pioneering institute on the campus with an illustrious history to its credit, from the time of its inception in 1959. The college has traversed the annals of excellence and has emerged as an institute with its own established standards. The college offers courses for UG, PG and Ph. D. in Arts, Commerce and Management streams.
According to June 2015 India Today survey, Our College is ranked 2nd in the stream of Commerce in Mumbai & 20th in All India Level & 4th in the stream of Arts in Mumbai & 36th in All India Level(Special Issue India Today, in June 2015).
The College enjoys the minority status and is permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai and the U. G. C. Delhi. The college caters to students from diverse backgrounds from Class XI onwards. It aims at preparing and training competent graduates, capable of shouldering professional responsibilities as also groomed for meaningful contribution to the society. The college provides a strong foundation of knowledge and skills to the students, imparted through means of excellent teaching- learning process, discipline and exposure to updates and trends, conveyed by eminent and distinguished persons in various fields. Regular workshops, seminars and conferences provide platforms for teachers and students to explore and update knowledge. The college has always stressed the due importance of Value Education and it is being imparted on the campus through specially designed lectures on ‘Geeta’ and ethics. The extra- curricular and co-curricular activities of the college attract students from all over the city.
On the basis of impressive credentials as stated above, the college (K.J.Somaiya Arts and Commerce) has been granted autonomous status with effect from June 2013.
As such, admissions to First year and second year courses will be having a touch of Somaiya finesse and with syllabi of different subjects/departments carefully crafted to fine tune excellence in our academic endeavours by their esteemed faculties and invitee experts from the industry.
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KJSCAC Vision and Mission
Vision: To empower a cross-section of the society through Excellent Education based on sound value system. Mission: To Impart qualitative and valuable service 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.