Top 10 Colleges in Mumbai
Mumbai is a significant central point when it comes to education provided in India. Mumbai is renowned and recognized for providing its students with the best quality education.
University of Mumbai
The university was established in the year 1857, in the month of July, approximately 165 years back which makes the university one of the ancient/ oldest universities in India. This university comes among the first five universities in India.
Initially, the university was named "University of Bombay"as the name of the city 'Bombay' got changed to 'Mumbai' the university also changed its name to "University of Mumbai" in the year 1996.
When it comes to ranking, this university in the year 2001 was granted 5-star status, and in the year 2012, in the month of April "The National Assessment and Accreditation Council" or NAAC gave 'A' grade status to the university.
Further, it is one of the largest universities in our country India which is associated with almost more than 710 colleges. A few of them are as follows:
1. Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics
A private college, generally known as NM College. One of the most accomplished, top-notch quality colleges in India, especially in economics and commerce, is associated with Mumbai University. Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal established this college in the year 1964, and the college was awarded an 'A' grade and a GPA of 3.42 by NAAC.
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Narsee Monjee College offers many quality courses for Bachelor, Master, and many professional courses as well. Apart from courses, this college is immensely active in extracurricular activities and has more than 20 clubs and societies which include a debate club, WDC, Enactus- a philanthropic organization, and many more.
The fees of courses vary accordingly. It has a capacity of more than 6000 students.
Further, it also organizes regular IV (industrial visits) for students for exposure to the real practical world, and how corporate life functions.
Placement - Median package of the undergraduate courses is INR 4 LPA.
Famous Alumni of the college- Amir Khan, Dilip Joshi, Paresh Rawal, Amaal Malik, Divyank Turakhia, etc.
2. St. Xavier's College
A private Catholic college founded in the year 1869 in the month of January by the Jesuits- The Society of Jesus. St. Xavier's College is an eponym for Francis Xavier, a 16th-century Jesuit saint who is Spanish. Autonomy was granted first to Xavier College by Mumbai University in the year 2010. This college also has an 'A+' Grade from NAAC.
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This college offers several Arts courses, Commerce and Management courses, and Science courses as well. St. Xavier College has courses for Junior college, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Diploma, and Certification as well. Admissions are usually based on the marks obtained in the entrance tests/ exams. The placements history of the college is remarkable, the highest CTC was INR 15.7 LPA and the average CTC was 5.6 LPA.
St. Xavier College covers an area of 2.94 acres or in other words 11,900 m2 in South Mumbai. The main area of interest- is the central library with its huge collection of more than 135500 books, another place i.e. 'The Woods', a leisure space that includes plants, large trees, a sitting area, and more. If we talk about the look and structure, building, etc. of the college there is no doubt in saying beauty at its peak whether it is the architecture or the vintage vibe it possesses.
College also has a hostel only for boys. This college was always been famous for film shooting. Famous film shoots that took place in the college were Kucch to Hai, Main Hoon Na, Paa, Hichki, Kabir Singh, Student of the Year 2, and many more.
Some of them are - Zeenat Aman, Mukesh Ambani, Sanjeev Bagai, Zakir Hussain, Sunil Gavaskar, Anil Kapoor, Salman Khan, Vinod Mehra, and many more renowned personalities in different fields.
3. Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Hotel and Tourism Management Studies
This is a private college also called BVCHTMS, located in New Mumbai. It was established in the year 1992. This college is also associated with Mumbai University and was also awarded the grading of 'A' by NAAC and AIU & ACU also approved this college. In other remarkable rankings i.e. Outlook ICARE of 2021, this college was ranked 12 among the top 30 private H&M Institutes of India.
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Eight add-on courses and two UG courses are offered by this college to students all across Hotel and Hospitality Management. The placement percentage of the college is quite good. In the year, 2020-21 the college achieved a placement percentage of 92% and the average package was approx. INR 3 LPA.
The main objectives of the college are:
When it comes to the Hotel Management course the college must have the best infrastructure that would fulfill the requirements of the students and must provide a quality education. And BVCHTMS does come with the best infra related to this, whether be it a training kitchen, advanced technology, bakery, dining room and restaurants for training are also well equipped with contemporary culinary equipment. Information tech. lab and library are also there that are updated from time to time on any modern stuff related to this.
4. IIT Bombay- Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
IITB is a government-owned autonomous public technical and research institute in Powai, city Mumbai, state Maharashtra which is internationally approved. IIT Bombay was founded in the year 1958.
IIT Bombay is regarded as being among the top engineering and science institutions in Asia, and the most prestigious and challenging institution in India to get admission into, and always been the first option or choice of top-rank holders in the engineering and science fields.
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IIT Bombay offers various differentiated programs based on the year, such as 2-year, 4-year, and 5-year programs. To take admission to these programs one has to clear the entrance exams i.e., JAM - Joint Admission Test for Masters, GATE- Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering, and JEE - Joint Entrance Examinations.
The main focus of IIT Bombay is engineering but IITB also provides various other programs such as physical sciences, courses related to design, arts & social science (psychology, philosophy, management studies, etc.) Over 1000 students are awarded educational Degrees which include degrees of B.S. - Bachelor of Sciences, B.Tech., MSc., M.Tech, and Ph.D.
Placement- IIT Bombay has always been remarkable with its placements. As per the placement report for the year 2022 almost 325 companies participated in the placement drive and approx. 210 pre-placement offers were made. Various MNCs also gave their offers. The highest CTC was INR 2.1 CPA this was an international package. And INR 1.8 CPA was the highest national package. The average package was INR 22.7 LPA.
IITB covers an area of approximately 550 acres wherein the buildings of the campus are separated into sections according to the various departments. The main building is occupied majorly by the academic department and a number of departmental annexes and auditoriums. A hallway called Infinite Corridor connects each department's annexes. Most of the dorms are located further than the Convocation Hall. The institute has a total of 18 hostels, two of which- Hostels 11 and 10 as well as a section in the newly built hostel- Hostel 15 are specifically allocated for female students. Further, the institute also has the luxury of 2 swimming pools, and grounds for the sports like cricket, football, hockey, and courts for squash, tennis, and many other sports too.
In Arts- Jag Mundhra, Mansoor Khan, Nitesh Tiwari, Satyendra Pakhale, etc.
In Business- Anil Kumar, Bharat Desai, Nandan Nilekani, Parag Agarwal, etc.
In Science- Narendra Karmarkar, Sarita Adve, Pratim Biswas,Subhash Khot, etc., and many others in different fields.
5. ICT- Institute of Chemical Technology
This college was established in the year 1933 in the month of October. The Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) is a deemed university that gets funding from the state govt. This university also has other campuses as well and those campuses are in the district called Jalna in the region of Marathwada, Maharashtra, and in the capital of the state of Odisha, Bhubaneswar.
Its primary objectives are to focus on research and training in the disciplines of medicine, chemical engineering, and chemical technology and methods. This institute was granted university status in the year 2008. Furthermore, as stated in SECTION IV of the 2018 Report of the Empowered Expert Committee, it is an institution with a particular status.
This institute is ranked by many organizations such as NAAC- 'A+++', AICTE, NBA, NIRF- 18, etc.
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ICT provides a sum total of 36 courses in 4 streams. Degrees that are offered by ICT at the UG level are- B.Tech, Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, and B.Pharm.
This institute also offers some master courses i.e. Chemical Tech., Pharmacy, Chemical Eng., and other common science courses.
For admissions- merit-based entrance exam and for international students ACT/SAT is taken.
ICT is also active in research and also hosts various research centers inside the campus. Including Energy Biosciences center, Chemical Engineering center, and Green Tech. center. ICT also became the very first institute that has conducted research on the fabrics of sports in India.
Placement- Highest package was INR 14 LPA and the average package was INR 3.5 LPA.
ICT Mumbai covers an area of 16 acres. And also comprises 5 hostels wherein Hostels 1, 4 and 5 are assigned to boys and Hostels 2 & 3 are assigned to girls and fees generally lie between 17000 to 23000 according to the type of accommodation.
Library in the name of Prof. M.M. Sharma was established in 1934. It is functioning as the central library and this library is one of the good ones in our country. It carries out the functions and duties of both the academic library and the research library.
Other highlights are IPC- Information Processing Center which provides the entire ICT the internet, and animal house.
Some of them are- Mukesh Ambani, Ashwin Dani (Asian Paints), Nilesh Gupta, Lalita Iyer, Narotam Sekhsaria, etc.
6. Jai Hind College
Jai Hind College is an independent institution in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India that is associated with Mumbai University. It was established back in the year 1948.
India Today recognized Jai Hind College as one of the top universities which were high in demand in Mumbai in the year 2000.
A small group of instructors from Pakistan's D. J. Science College in Karachi, Sindh, formed the college right after the country gained its independence, under the direction of Dr. Mohinder-Miles Morton.
At first, this college was focusing on arts and sciences. Later on after the introduction of the faculty of commerce in the year 1980, C.S. and management in the year 1999, mass media in 2002, and other courses were also introduced like vocational and finance. It also started offering courses in every major that increasing its importance.
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Jai Hind College is a regular degree college and junior college as well which means 11th and 12th in layman's terms. Currently, it offers 13 UG programs, 1 research program, and 5 postgraduate programs, and also offers 51 certificate and skill development courses. Bachelor of Science, B. Com, and Bachelor of Arts are offered by the college. This college is also associated with Mumbai University.
The campus size is spread over an area of 1 acre. And this college is also graded as 'A++' by NAAC and also got a CGPA of '3.52' out of 4.
Some of them are- Tanmay Bhat, Sunil Dutt, Riteish Deshmukh, Kiara Advani, Priyanka Chopra, and many more famous personalities.
7. Amity University, Mumbai
Amity education group established this university in the year 2014. It is a privately owned university in Panvel, New Mumbai, Maharashtra. The founder of this university is Dr. Ashok K Chauhan. There is no such history as this is a new university.
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Amity University offers many courses in various fields whether be it undergraduate, postgraduate, or doctoral.
Offers various courses in:
Amity university claims 100% placements. Many top companies come to the university to recruit students. The median package of the previous year was INR 5.8 LPA for MBA student.
This campus covers an area of 30 acres which is green certified. It was constructed by a US architecture firm with an excellent reputation. Certified green campus having academic buildings with air conditioning including campus Wi-Fi with a speed of 100 Mbps.
Facilities offered by the university in the area of sports are basketball, a shooting range, bow and arrows, tennis, cricket, and other sports.
Facilities for students and other faculty to reside on campus is available. Further,
Access-control systems of the modern era are installed to assure security. It also offers public transportation run by the university for students from nearby locations.
8. K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management
This institute is affiliated with a university called Somaiya Vidyavihar. One of the top business schools in India and ranked 71 in the list of the same by NIRF 2022, and also got the 19th position business school to earn the desired AACSB authorization.
The setup of this institute was done in the year 1981. This institute is an independent educational institute sanctioned by University Grant Commission. This institute also offers financial aid to cater for the weaker section of students as well and provide quality education to them.
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This institute is one of the good ones for post-graduation studies. It offers many majors in MBA such as:
Also offers MCA, Executive MBA, and Ph.D. in Management Studies.
Placement- The placements at this institute are quite good and the highest package last year was INR 26.50 LPA. The overall placement percentage went to 99% in 2021.
With a campus area of 60 acres, the infrastructure of the institute is quite decent. It provides the facility of hostels separate for girls and boys having the facility of activity room, gym, internet, etc. Well-maintained grounds for sports like cricket, and football and also has a running track, badminton, basketball, volleyball, squash courts, and many more. It also has two auditoriums for various programs, a fully computerized library with 90000+ books. If we talk about IT infrastructure, the college doesn't disappoint the students as they provide an up-to-date configuration in desktops with other facilities as well.
9. Mithibai College of Arts, Chauhan Institute of Science & Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics
This college is associated with the University of Mumbai. In the year 1961, this college was established in Vile Parle, Mumbai by S.V.P.K. Mandal. This college got the status of an autonomous college in the year 2018 by UGC.
As a part of the trust's silver anniversary, Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) founded Mithibai College in 1961. The Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce & Economics was founded 19 years after the Mithibai College of Arts and Chauhan Institute of Science. The institution then added other programs, such as bachelor's and master's degree programs in CS, biochemistry, and biotechnology, as well as bachelor's and master's degree programs in management studies. More than 32,000 students are now enrolled at the college.
In addition to the traditional SC/ST/OBC/female reservation as per laws and government regulations, there is a 50% reservation for the Gujarati-speaking minority.
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This college offers a vast variety of courses at the undergraduate, and postgraduate levels. It also has a junior college with all 3 streams.
It offers a total of 27 courses at the undergraduate level and 18 courses at the postgraduate level and 7 courses at the Ph.D. level in combining all three streams of arts, commerce, and science.
Placements- The average package of the year 2021 was INR 4.10 LPA.
With a campus area of 10+ acres, this college provides many facilities including a Hostel facility, an e-library facility with a collection of 60000+ books and fully air-conditioned, also has an activity room, gym, sports area, playgrounds, labs, auditorium, etc.
Some of them are- Bobby Deol, Kajol, Ekta Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor, Boman Irani, Rani Mukerji, Rahul Kamerkar, and many more famous personalities who graduated from this institute.
10. HR College of Commerce and Economics
Since the college's founded in 1960, it has had an affiliation with the University of Mumbai. The Maharashtra government and RUSA decided to advise the Government of state for arranging a Hyderabad (Sind) National Collegiate Cluster University with HR College of Commerce and Economics, Churchgate, Mumbai as a top college and two other colleges, their names are Kishinchand Chellaram College, Churchgate, Mumbai and Bombay Teachers' Training College, Colaba, Mumbai as comprising constituent colleges. This recommendation was made due to the HR College of Commerce and Economics' excellent NAAC achievements.
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Junior college degrees and senior college degrees are the two primary categories into which the college offers its courses. Courses from the 11th grade (FYJC) and 12th grade (SYJC) are included in junior college degrees. It is associated with the Maharashtra State Education Board in this regard. The diploma from high school is also included (Class 12 certificate).
The institute provides senior college degrees in disciplines including B.COM, BMS, BAF, BBI, BFM, BAMMC, and Bachelor of Vocation in Retail Management, Wealth Management, and Tourism and Hospitality Management. It is associated with HSNC University for this.
A few of them are- Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh, Shantanu Maheshwari, Tanaaz Irani, Aarti Chhabria, Kishore Biyani and many more.