Somaiya Vidyavihar University launches New College S K Somaiya College
Mumbai: Somaiya Vidyavihar University, Mumbai’s first private university recently launched a new college S K Somaiya College under its umbrella. The college is affiliated to the prestigious institution and will offer its programmes to the students in the field of Commerce & Business Studies, Science & Technology & liberal Arts & Humanities. S K Somaiya College will offer a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, curated and developed by a large number of eminent teachers and experts from industry, serving on the statutory academic bodies of the college. The curriculum and grading will be as per Mumbai University directives.
Vice Chancellor Somaiya Vidyavihar University said “The courses are so tailored that the students get diverse opportunities for academic progression in their own post-graduate courses, for industrial placements in multinational companies, and for furthering education and research in premiere Research and Development institutes in the country and abroad. S K Somaiya College students will be uniquely privileged to benefit from the most advantageous facilities like in-campus entrepreneurship/start-up innovations for students through the Research innovation Incubation Design Labs (riidl) and BioRiiDL, and entry into core areas of advanced research through the Somaiya Institute of Research and Consultancy (SIRAC).
CA Monica Lodha Director – S K Somaiya said, “The college will provide quality affordable education by making it accessible to all sections of society. It will offer diverse educational programmes in the fields of Commerce, Management, Humanities, Social Science, Science & Technology, giving the students the opportunity to not only choose from a wide choice of subjects to study but also to explore various academic formats. It also offers the flexibility to complement a major with a minor degree, and develop advanced theoretical and research skills in the Honours programme. We follow a student-centric approach integrating both traditional and the new-age innovative practices. The classroom is looked upon as a site of engaged learning, reflective action and participatory pedagogy, through value-based holistic teaching and learning.