Jai Hind College

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Ashok Wadia
जय हिन्द महाविद्यालय
Jai Hind College Symbol.jpg
MottoI Will and I Can
TypePublic educational institution
PrincipalDr. Ashok Wadia
Academic staff
50 approximately
Location, ,

Jai Hind College is a college in Mumbai, India, affiliated with the University of Mumbai. The college was established in 1948, just after independence, by a small group of teachers who were displaced from D. J. Science College of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan under the supervision of Dr. Mohinder-Miles Morton.


Jaihind college enrolls students after grade 10, for the high school examination. It offers all three subject streams of Science, Commerce, and Arts at the Grade 12 board examination and is affiliated with the Maharashtra Board of Higher Education.[1]

The college also offers a bachelor's degree in Science, Commerce, and Arts (3-year courses) affiliated with the University of Mumbai.


The college is located on 'A' Road, near Churchgate Railway Station in Mumbai.[2] The college is located across from the Arabian Sea Marine Drive promenade.

It started as an Arts and Science college. Many new courses and subjects were offered later — the faculty of Commerce was introduced in 1980, Management and Computer Science were introduced in 1999, Mass Media and Biotechnology in 2002, and Banking and Insurance in 2003.

It is famous for its Science and Commerce courses at Bachelors level and is one of the most sought-after Science colleges in India. Multiple courses like BSc Information Technology, BSc Computer Science, BMS, BFM, BMM, BA, and BAF are offered here at Bachelors Level. Some Masters Level courses are also available.

Jai Hind College is also known for its big college fests taking place every year, namely "Detour", "Talaash" and "Entourage".

In 2000, India Today named Jai Hind College as one of the best and most sought-after colleges in Mumbai city.[3]

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ http://www.jaihindcollege.com/aided/commerce/junior-college/jr_Commerce.html
  2. ^ Jai Hind College Contact Us page
  3. ^ Top 10 Colleges of India India Today, June 2000.
  4. ^ Chandrikau Bhattacharya (1990). "Interview in Movie Magazine". Movie Magazine. Retrieved 3 Feb 2012.

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Coordinates: 18°56′04″N 72°49′30″E / 18.9345°N 72.8251°E / 18.9345; 72.8251