V. G. Vaze College of Arts, Science and Commerce

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V. G. Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Kelkar College)
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V. G. Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Kelkar College) is located in Mumbai
V. G. Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Kelkar College)
V. G. Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce (Kelkar College)
Location in Mumbai
Mithagar Road

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400081

Coordinates19°09′47″N 72°57′27″E / 19.162990°N 72.957544°E / 19.162990; 72.957544Coordinates: 19°09′47″N 72°57′27″E / 19.162990°N 72.957544°E / 19.162990; 72.957544
Information
TypePrivate
Established1984
FounderShri Govind Damdodar alias Bhausaheb Kelkar
School numberko
PrincipalDr. B. B. Sharma
Medium of languageEnglish
Campus typeUrban
AffiliationUniversity of Mumbai
Website

Vinayak Ganesh Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce (more commonly known as Kelkar College), a Mumbai University affiliated college located in Mulund East, Mumbai. The Kelkar Education Trust, in memory of its founder trustee, late Shri Annasaheb Vaze, established Vinayak Ganesh Vaze College of Arts, Science & Commerce in 1984.

History[edit]

Bhausaheb Kelkar was an industrialist who manufactured fragrances. He had been promoting educational activities through donations to institutions and grants to underprivileged students. A Kelkar Education Trust was set up by Bhausaheb in Mulund in 1979 to start a college.[1] Kelkar College was started by the Kelkar-Vaze family in the year 1984. The college managed to get affiliation from University of Mumbai soon and is the youngest college to get permanent affiliation from the university of Mumbai.[2]

Location[edit]

It is located at Mithagar area of Mulund East, a northeastern suburb of Mumbai.

Affiliation and accreditation[edit]

The College is permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai since 1990. It was also later recognized by UGC(University grants commission).[2] Kelkar College is the first affiliated Arts, Science and Commerce institution in the state of Maharashtra which was assessed for accreditation by National Assessment and Accreditation Council(NAAC), which the institution of UGC had started. College received five star status in 1998, reassessed in 2005 and assessed for third cycle in 2012 (Third time) with an "A" grade from NAAC.[3]

Courses[edit]

The college offers various professional courses, Post graduate programs, and advanced diploma under the dual degree program.

  • PhD: Economics, Zoology, Chemistry, Botany, Life sciences
  • PG Programmes: PG by research in Botany, Zoology, Chemistry
  • PG by papers in Zoology, Chemistry, MSc IT, MSc Biotech
  • UG Degree: Commerce, Arts and Science. In all 122 subject combinations.
  • Self-financing Collaborative programme: Post Graduate Diploma in Perfumery and Cosmetic Management[4][5]

Students' Council[edit]

As per section 40 (2)(b) of Maharashtra University Act, 1994,[6] the College has set up a body of 22 nominated students, on behalf of all the students of the college, to represent various classes and disciplines.

Festival[edit]

The college hosts an inter college festival named "Dimensions".[7] It generally takes place during the month of December/January every year. Every year a theme is chosen, and accordingly the fest revolves around it.

Year Theme Name
2013 Back to Innocence [8]
2014 Tour De World [9]
2015 The Age of Superheroes [10]
2016 The Theater of Dreams
2017 Cosmic Udaan
2018
Lumos
2019
Palace Of Lost Things

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kelkar Trust's Vaze College blends sports with studies - Hindustan Times". www.hindustantimes.com/. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  2. ^ a b "Welcome to V.G.Vaze College". Vazecollege.net. Archived from the original on 24 April 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Welcome to V.G.Vaze College". Vazecollege.net. Archived from the original on 8 April 2015. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  4. ^ "Welcome to V.G.Vaze College". Vazecollege.net. Archived from the original on 17 December 2014. Retrieved 20 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Vaze College Mumbai Cosmetology Centre". www.favors101.info. Archived from the original on 2 April 2015. Retrieved 3 March 2015.
  6. ^ The Maharashtra Universities Act, 1994 (PDF). pp. 51–53. Archived (PDF) from the original on 7 July 2014. Retrieved 23 September 2014.
  7. ^ "Dimensions - Kelkar College Fest". vazecollege.net. Archived from the original on 10 April 2015. Retrieved 6 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Dimensions 2013-14". festpav.com. Archived from the original on 6 October 2015. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  9. ^ "Official Theme for Dimensions 2015". Dimensions 2014-15 - facebook.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  10. ^ "Official Theme for Dimensions 2015". Dimensions - The Fest. - facebook.com. Retrieved 5 October 2015.
  11. ^ Nair, Sandhya (19 June 2004). "The definitive guide to Mumbai colleges". Mid Day. Retrieved 30 October 2015.
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 21 February 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2016.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ "Know Radhika, better-half of Ajinkya Rahane, the new Indian captain (Watch pics) - India TV News". www.indiatvnews.com. 29 June 2015. Archived from the original on 10 January 2018. Retrieved 13 February 2019.

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