ABOUT THE COLLEGE
Maharshi Dhondo Keshav Karve established an ashram for widows
and school for girls at Hingne village near Pune in 1896.This become the
stepping stone for the first Indian Women’s University in 1916.
Sir Vithaldas Thackersey made a generous contribution of 15 lacs to commemorate
the memory of his mother Smt.Nathibai, and the University was
renamed as Smt.Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University
in 1920, The University has all India jurisdiction and it is the first
University in Maharashtra accredited with the 5 stars status by NAAC.
The University is a symbol of Excellence in Higher Education for Women.
SNDT College of Arts & S.C.B.College of Commerce & Science for Women, the
first conducted college of SNDT Women’s University in Mumbai, was started on
8th June, 1931. Sanskrita Stree Parashakti (An Enlightened Women
is a source of Infinite Strength) is the motto of the college.
Empowerment of women through education is its mission. The college which started
with the enrollment of only four students became a full fledged college offering
subjects - like Social
Sociences,Arts,Fine Art, Education, Nursing, Home Science and, Post Graduate
Later, the Post Graduate departments, Education, Nursing and Home Science became
independent colleges. Today the college offers of B.A degree in 5 languages, 6
Social Science subjects, Bachelors in Visual Art and Music. It has’ B.Com. and
B.Sc.I.T. degrees, three vocational courses, three certificate courses and four
enrichment courses. It also has a junior college with Arts & commerce faculties.
The medium of instructions are English, Gujarati, and Marathi. The college is
equipped with modern amenities to facilities promote the best in higher
The college is centrally located with easy access from both Churchgate Railway
Station on the western side and C.S.T. on the central railway side.
- First conducted college of SNDT Women’s University in
- Academic excellence and brilliant faculty in all field.
- Semester system with credits.
- Continuous internal evaluation.
- Constant up gradation of curriculum.
- Subject wise student’s association, direct feedback from
- Practical link with industries.
- Safe, enjoyable and friendly environment.
- Active career planning and ensured quality placement.
- Awareness about women’s issues and rights with rational
outlook towards society.
- Awareness about contemporary issues.
- Under UGC x 1 Plan Mearge Scheme - remedial coaching
classes to prepare students from SC, ST, OBC and
minority community for competative examinations have
Empower women to face the challenges in the
competitive and demanding global Environment.
• Provide multidisciplinary academic and vocational
courses for students to meet the socio-economic
• Engage students in research activities in emerging areas
of study with focus on women's perspectives.
• Inculcate among students positive self-concept,
awareness of women's issues and rights with a rational
outlook towards society;
• Impart meaningful education with social relevance and
• Achieve excellence in the academic and extension
activities through emphasis on 'quality in every activity'.
To provide an empowerment to equip women with
knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of an ever
changing global scenario.
• To facilitate economic development through
• To create an awareness about human values and
responsibilities through purposeful education
In the light of this vision, the University has envisaged the mission to be: “SNDT Women’s University is committed to the cause of women’s empowerment through access to education, particularly, higher education, through relevant courses in the formal and non-formal streams. Further the university is committed to provide a wide range of professional and vocational courses for women to meet the changing socio-economic needs, with human values and purposeful social responsibility and to achieve excellence with “Quality in every Activity”.
“Sanskrita Stree Parashakti”, meaning ‘An enlightened woman is a source of infinite strength’, aptly encapsulates the vision of Maharshi Karve to build a citadel of learning for women. The College, for over nine decades, has been striving hard to translate this motto into reality.
The Vision of the University is: “Today we visualize the SNDT Women’s University as a world class university that continually responds to the changing social realities through the development and application of knowledge. The purpose of such engagement will be to create an inclusive society that promotes and protects the dignity, equality, social justice, and human rights for all, with special emphasis on empowerment of women.”
|Principal of College
Prof. B.B. Pradhan
• Degree in B. A.
• Degree in B. Com.
• Degree in B.Sc.IT
• Degree in B.V.A.
• Certificate courses in Light Music
• Certificate courses in Paraprofessional course for
• Certificate courses in Saral Hindi
Teaching Faculty :
• Prof. B.B. Pradhan (Principal)
• Dr. Madhu Madan
• Smt. Asha Sonawane
• Smt. Geeta Shah
• Smt. Rajani Pathak
• Dr. P.P. Deshpande
• Shri. Sunil Katti
• Smt. Sajeda Begum Shaikh
• Smt. Rekha Talmaki
• Shri Ashok Jain
• Smt. Vandana Sharma
• Smt. Margaret Fernanades
• Dr. Kalpana Chavan
• Smt. Asha Joshi
• Smt. Savita Tayde
• Smt. Lata Bhosale
• Dr. Madhuri Sutey
• Shri. Nilendra Lokhande
• Smt. Meena Patil
• Smt. Sonakshi Vichare
• Smt. Sushma Ahire
• Smt. Kalpana Jain
• Shri. Ramkumar Pradhan
• Smt. Sonali Deshbhratar
• Shri. Nilesh Thakre
• Smt. Meera Sawant
• Shri. Suresh Garud
• Shri. Dnyaneshwar Mankare
• Shri. Pandurang Barkale
• Shri. Ravindra Hande
• Smt. Namrata Ganneri
• Smt. Prajakta Bhadgaonkar
• Shri. Kishor Kadam
• Shri. Suhas Chavan
• Dr. Putul Sathe
• Smt. Sonali Hajare
• Shri. Prashant Kamble
• Smt. Chitra Lele
• Dr. Preeti Srivastava
• Dr. Hetal Barot
• Dr. Vinod Kumare