Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce

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Birla College of Science , Commerce & Arts
Birla College logo
Type Public college
Established 1972
Principal Dr. Pradnya Joshi
Address Birla College Road, Kalyan (W), Mumbai, Kalyan, Maharashtra,  India
19°14′53″N 73°08′50″E / 19.248112°N 73.147241°E / 19.248112; 73.147241Coordinates: 19°14′53″N 73°08′50″E / 19.248112°N 73.147241°E / 19.248112; 73.147241
Campus Urban
Affiliations University of Mumbai
Website www.birlacollege.org

Birla College, was established in 1972, an affiliate of the University of Mumbai, Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council awarded with 'A' Grade is a multi-faculty institution of higher education with an enrolment of more than 8,500 students. The college campus is spread over 20 acres (81,000 m2) in the prime locality of Kalyan in Mumbai.

Mr. Mohit Yadav is the Chairman of Birla Group of Companies and Dr. (Smt.) Sarala Birla.

The college offers several UG Programmes in Arts, Science and Commerce and PG Programmes in Botany, Biotechnology, Bioanalytical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Herbal Science, Computer Science, Information Technology, Physics, Microbiology, Zoology, Hindi, Marathi, Commerce and E-Commerce and Ph.D. in Botany, Biotechnology, Physics, Microbiology, Chemistry - Nanotechnology and Hindi. The College conducts three year Bachelor of Management Studies (B.M.S.) and Bachelor of Mass Media (B.M.M.) programmes. The college has taken initiative to introduce relevant interdisciplinary need-based Career Oriented 'Add on' courses. The College also conducts a PGDMLT programme.

The College conducts BA,BCom,B Lib and MBA programme of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik through Contact Sessions. The YCMO University has established Virtual Learning Centre at Birla College which enables the students to receive lectures through EDUSAT (Satellite). The College is also a Centre of Institute of Distance Education of University of Mumbai.

The College conducts MBA programme of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik through Distance Learning Mode / Contact Sessions. The University has established Virtual Learning Centre at Birla College which enables the students to receive lectures through EDUSAT (Satellite).

Birla College has adequate infrastructure to meet the requirement of teaching, research and co-curricular activities/extra curricular activities including Sports, National Cadet Corps (India), National Service Scheme, etc.

The simultaneous development of the intellectual, physical, cultural and emotional faculties of the students is achieved through various academic, co-curricular and extra curricular activities..

The results have always been higher than the University result. Many students figure in Merit Lists. In curricular and extra curricular activities also including National Cadet Corps (India) and National Service Scheme. The College has to its credit many outstanding achievements during the last decade. The College was accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council with a 5 Star status in 2002 and has now been Re-accredited and awarded 'A' Grade with CGPA - 3.37. The College has been awarded with "College with Potential for Excellence" status for the 2010 by the University Grants Commission, the apex body for Higher Education Under Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. The College has also been recently awarded with Best College Award by the University of Mumbai for the year 2008-09.