It is indeed a great pleasure to welcome you all in this esteemed institution for the academic year 2018-2019.
Sydenham College being the first commerce college in the entire Asian continent has a splendid legacy of 104 years of imparting inclusive education. It provides an effectual, accessible, experiential and motivating learning atmosphere by employing ICT, latest teaching learning methods and providing opportunity to be a part of various curricular and extracurricular societies. College is at the leading edge in offering qualitative, novel and amenable education that kindles all round development of the students.
Our college has been fortunate enough to be endowed with an array of British and Indian scholars, industrialist, academicians and accountants who have contributed immensely in creating a multitude of remarkably bright students by their enlightened knowledge. Their guidance, encouragement and mentoring have helped the college in widening its wings of achievements and opening the doors of opportunities.
It is a matter of great delight to mention that the Architect of the Indian Constitution, BharatRatna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, worked as the Professor of Political Economy in this college from 1918 to 1920. The college has created many erudite geniuses who have left their glorious footprints in the academic arena.
The college is the first in Mumbai University to offer M.Com Course to the students’ right from 1925. We have 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. In order to equip today’s millennial with employable skills, the college has introduced various Skill Development Courses which assist students to gain competitive edge in the job market.
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.
College has a well-equipped gymkhana that helps in augmenting a sense of true sportsmanship in students. Our students have participated in various sports event at University, National, International level and have bagged many prizes.
With experienced and dedicated teachers and excellent infrastructure, our college helps students to realize their goals in life.
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.
Thus a student developed in such an inspiring climate has every prospect of becoming a responsible, composed and a matured citizen who will climb the ladder of success.
Being the principal of a prestigious institution, I consider it an honour to walk around the college campus and assist everyone in their growth which eventually fosters progress of the college. I contemplate it as a privilege to help students to realize their dream of a higher education.
I convey my best wishes to all the students, who by seeking admission in this institution will groom themselves stronger to face the challenges of tomorrow and will add a novel petal to the glory of the college.