1 2018-2019. HASSARAM RIJHUMAL COLLEGE. OF COMMERCE & ECONOMICS. Affiliated to the University of Mumbai I/C Principal Mr. Parag Thakkar Vice-Principal Junior College Mrs. Dipika Bhatia Librarian Superintendent Admin. Dr. Madhuri Tikam Ms. Jyoti Govindani Graphic Design Kamni Bahl 1. Contents From the Desk of the I/C Principal 3. About the College 4. Student-Centric Learning 5. Educational pedagogy 6. Important Information 7. Career Paths at College 8. Building a Strong Student Community 9. Academics 10. Examinations 10. Students Documents Info 12. Admissions 12. Code of Conduct and College Regulations 14. Anti-Ragging Rules 15. Student Support 16. Enrichment Activities 18. Library 23.
2 International Initiatives 24. Inter Collegiate Wins 26. Infrastructure 28. 2. From the Desk of the I/C Principal Greetings from the Staff and Students and welcome to the vibrant world of College of Commerce and Economics affiliated to the University of Mumbai. Academic and co-curricular activities continue to be organized with great enthusiasm and commitment. The previous year has been packed with guest lecture series, seminars, intercollegiate events - preparation, organization, participation and winning; signing of MOU's and much more. Prof Parag Thakkar Our faculty members are always active in academic I/C Principal ventures and knowledge up-gradation. On the cultural front HR won most of the prominent inter- collegiate events.
3 There is also a thrust on social responsibility in the college with students being encouraged to participate actively in social work and build sensitivities to the world outside their college which is not as privileged. Intelligence plus The goal of College is to impact education that helps character - that is the students meet the challenges and opportunities as they make their way in the world as citizens and as leaders; to goal of true education. equip them to succeed and flourish; and to live useful, - Martin Luther King, Jr. creative, responsible and reflective lives. In the true HR tradition, the college emphasizes holistic development and how each individual can develop a successful career while also having a fulfilling life and contributing to the society.
4 We do this all within the setting of one of the most vibrant business communities and exciting cities in the world. In the new academic year I welcome you to more learning vistas and sharing opportunities at ! 3. About the College College of Commerce & Economics echoes the vision with all its stakeholders specially the corporate world. Strong of Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan at the dawn of Independence academia-industry linkages have manifested in efficient that, India's future will be shaped in her classrooms. student placements and faculty support. A thrust on Consistently committed to the pursuit of knowledge and internationalisation through global immersion has resulted in creation of value, College of Commerce and Economics greater teacher-student mobility and adoption of global has been at the helm of excellence in education.
5 A single best practices. faculty college affiliated to the University of Mumbai, the The admission process has been emulated as a best practice college received an A' grade in September 2002 by the by several other colleges of Mumbai. National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC). A continuous monitoring and evaluation of student progress In January 2008 the college applied for re-accreditation under is made through project work in all subjects, online tests and NAAC and was awarded an A' grade with a CGPA of In class presentation. Innovative methods to increase class January 2013 the college was awarded an A' grade with participation, examination reforms and faculty development CGPA of , the highest in India as of now.
6 The College has have been some of the measures to make teaching-learning been recognized by the UGC as a College with Potential for effective. Regular academic audit of performance has been Excellence in 2016. strengthened and now identifies advanced learners as well as The mission of the college is to develop leaders with a heart slow learners and a 360 degree feedback of faculty helps in who are inquiring, intelligent, sensitive and empathic strengthening teaching-learning and evaluation. learners, committed to learning and who embody strong There has been a great thrust on research, consultancy and personal values. The college adopts a holistic approach to extension activities in the college.
7 Inculcate community service and responsible citizenship in A significant development in the college has been the students by encouraging participation in social, cultural infrastructure development with state of the art conference and sports activities along with academic rigour. The College room, seminar room, library and classrooms which are has been recognized by UGC as a center of for potential of equipped with techno savvy multimedia facilities. Excellence. The results of students have been outstanding at the board The college has introduced several new post graduate and examination and there has been a steady rise in the First under graduate programmes in the last five years.
8 Classes and Distinctions. The College results have always The college prides itself in building effective relationships been higher than the board average. Excellence in College of Commerce & Economics is committed to Education = Providing excellence in commerce and business education at the under- graduate and post-graduate levels. Holistic Education = Pursuit of knowledge through holistic education in academic and extra- curricular activities Strong = Developing strong personal values personal values = Addressing the evolving needs of business and industry. Theory & = Emphasising theory and practice Practice = Giving the breadth of knowledge and the depth of experience to students Knowledge & = Providing meaningful contributions to career and community.
9 Experience = Preparing students for life and work in an information-rich, technology-driven world Business &. Industry = Connecting and building partnerships with the corporate sector and non-profit making communities to pursue its educational mission Classrooms to = Ensuring the future success of both the college and its stakeholders. Communities & Careers Classrooms Communities Careers 4. Student-Centric Learning A host of instruction methods are deployed to make teaching-learning holistic and effective. College believes in the policy stated by Phil Collins - In learning you will teach and in teaching you will learn , and hence the instructional paradigm has shifted from a teacher- centered model to a learner-centered approach shown below.
10 The college has clearly perceived that student-centered methods have proved to be superior to the traditional teacher-centred approaches. The learner-centric approach facilitates critical thinking and creative problem- solving skills among students. College in collaboration with Edelweiss organized a seminar on The student-centric model leads to student empowerment. Goods Services Tax (GST). Mr. Brian Lobo, Senior Vice President, The students on their part assume more responsibility of Edelweiss Capital Limited enlarged upon the journey of Edelweiss in learning. Active learning is achieved by the introduction of the financial sector. Mr. Rajeev Kapoor, Commissioner GST, then interactive methods such as project work, class assignments, introduced the concept of IGST, SGST, CGST and their interrelation.