National Service Scheme : The NSS unit of Sydenham College falls under the aegis of the NSS unit of the University of Mumbai. Every year 100 students can enroll themselves in this unit. These students undertake many social activities such as organizing blood donation drives, reading and recording for the blind, plantation drives, participating in the annual rural camp, etc. It also organizes unique programme 'Ek Koshish' for under privileged, differently abled childrens in association with various NGOs. Students are entitled to 10 grace marks on successful completion of 120 hours of NSS work as per the guidelines issued by Mumbai University (Rule 0.229).
The Golden Jubilee Memorial Lectures The Sydenham Golden Jubilee Trust instituted three memorial lectures to honour three eminent professors, viz. Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Prof. R.M.Joshi and Principal S.K. Muranjan. These memorial lectures are held every year, where students' participation is compulsory.