A warm welcome to all the students for the new academic year!!
At the outset I congratulate all the students who have sought admission in this prestigious institution. Sydenham College has a glorious history of imparting comprehensive education in the field of commerce. It provides ICT based commerce education in a well organized, innovative & dynamic environment. Our college has always been in forefront to facilitate holistic development of the learner which will be an impetus in the progress of the society as well as nation.
It is propitious enough to be first Commerce College with an array of British and Indian scholars, industrialist, academicians and accountants who endowed students with purposeful education.
Sydenham takes pride in mentioning that Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, one of the most illustrious personalities of India worked as the Professor of Political Economy in this college from 1918 to 1920. The college has produced many learned faculties who have left their mark in the field of academics.
The college is the first in Mumbai University to offer M.Com Course to the students’ right from 1925. The colleges has also introduced self financed courses like Bachelor in Management Studies (BMS) and B.Com in Banking & Insurance (BBI) and add on courses like National Stock Exchange Certified Capital Market Professional (NCCMP) and Diploma in Foreign Trade. From the academic year 2016-17, the college has introduced Skill Development Courses like Self Management and Communications, which will help to improve the skills of the students which will enhance their employability in the corporate sector.
The infrastructure of the college is best among its peers. The college has a state of the art auditorium, conference room, well equipped fitness centre and gymnasium, hygienic canteen etc. Apart from this, the convenient location, spacious classrooms, healthy teaching learning environment and various college societies managed by the students have assisted in developing right temperament of the students.
The college has active placement cell which assist student to get placed in companies of international repute like Ernst and Young, KPMG, JP Morgan, RBS etc. Since inception of the college many Sydenhamites are holding top positions in the various business fields.
College also conducts oral coaching classes for professional courses like CA, ICWA. Many students have also cleared TOEFL, GRE and GMAT exams and are selected by prestigious universities in UK, USA, Australia and Canada. College also has enriched library with latest books and online journals in Commerce, Economics, Marketing and various areas related to commerce and management.
In view of its position as an excellent educational institution, NAAC, the nationally recognized body for the assessment and accreditation of quality education, has recently awarded ‘A’ grade to the college (3.42 CGPA).
As a result of this solidarity, Sydenham College has been awarded ‘India’s No.1 Brand in Commerce and Economics category’ and ‘Most Trusted Brand Award’ as per the Consumer Survey Report in the year 2016.
The college has been awarded the ‘Asia’s Most Trusted Brand Award’ on 16th April 2017. The college has been selected for prestigious “World’s Most Trusted Brand Award”, which will be awarded on 09th October, 2017.
In the coming years, Sydenham will continue to sustain the rich legacy of being number one college for Commerce education.
I convey my best wishes to all students and staff who will contribute immensely in taking the institute to elevated trajectory of growth in the field of education.