Top 10 Colleges in Mumbai

Posted on January 11, 2017, 06.25 PM

Some of Top 10 colleges like St. Xavier’s College which is the most recognized college across the world.

Let us look at the Top 10 colleges in Mumbai and the best colleges in Mumbai in detail.

  • St. Xavier’s College
  • Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics
  • Elphinstone College
  • Ramnarain Ruia College
  • SP Jain Institute of Management and Research
  • NMIMS University
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
  • Institute of Chemical Technology
  • Grant Medical College
  • Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital

St. Xavier’s College

St. Xaviers College is an autonomous institute under University of Mumbai, started in year 1869 under the name of Spanish saint ’Francis Xavier’. The institute is design in Indo-Gothic architecture.

  • College is ranked ‘A+’ grade by NAAC
  • College is spread over 2.94 acres in South Mumbai fort locality.
  • It runs various two year junior college courses, under graduate, post graduate and certificate courses.
  • At first college was begun as art college then in 1920s science department was established later on other departments were added.


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Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics

Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, popularly known as NM College, is a leading college affiliated to Mumbai University and is celebrating its Golden Jubilee in this academic year 2014-2015. It was established in 1964 by Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM), a professionally managed trust with a large number of prestigious academic institutions, under its umbrella. SVKM is the brain child of leading industrialists and socially conscious philanthropists who wanted to contribute to the local area by founding educational institutions.

The Mandal has an extensive local base with a large primary membership. The Status of NM as a minority institution for the Gujarati Linguistic Community is a significant achievement in providing access to students from the Gujarati Speaking Community, to the most coveted college in the Commerce and Business Management Streams.


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Elphinstone College

Elphinstone College occupies a unique position in the annals of education in the country. It is an outstanding place of learning which came into existences much before the University of Mumbai, to which it was later on affiliated.

The institution is known for its open access to students from all strata of the society. This includes various communities, income groups and interests. It is one of the few colleges in Mumbai with an extensive hostel facility for both boys and girls. Located within a walking range from the college and overlooking the marine Drive, the hostel is certainly among the unique strengths of the College.


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Ramnarain Ruia College

The Ramnarain Ruia College of Arts & Science was established in June 1937; it was the first college in Mumbai to be started by the Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali, Pune. This College is affiliated to University of Mumbai and conducts courses at Undergraduate and Graduate (Postgraduate) level.

Today, Ruia College enjoys the reputation of being one of the finest institutions of higher learning in the country. Its outstanding performance in the field of curricular and co-curricular activities has very considerably enhanced its prestige and brought it substantial financial assistance from the University Grants Commission, the C S I R and many other equally reputed bodies.


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SP Jain Institute of Management and Research

S. P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR) is a private graduate business school located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Founded by the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in 1981, SPJIMR was inaugurated by Margret Thatcher, the then British Prime Minister. The institute was named after Sahu Shreyans Prasad Jain of the Sahu Jain family. Initially it was affiliated to Bombay University but to provide itself more freedom in curriculum, it disaffiliated itself from the university.

SPJIMR Campus is spread over a span of 45 acres in the heart of Mumbai city. The area is well joined with main express highways, and close to Andheri Station.

The Association of Indian Universities (AIU) recognizes the two-year PGDM course as equivalent to an MBA degree of an Indian university. The two-year, residential Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) – full time is AICTE approved and received "A" grade accreditation from the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) of India in 2003.


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NMIMS University

In order to meet the growing demand for management education, the Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal, with the help of a donation from Narsee Monjee Educational Trust, established a recognized Management institute of the Mumbai University in 1981.

Since then NMIMS has grown into a flourishing University, offering courses / programs across various disciplines, such as Management, Technology, Science, Pharmacy, Architecture, Commerce and Economics. Today, the University has over 5000 students and more than 430 faculty members. The faculty at the University represent an eclectic mix of Industry and Academic experience; national and international experiences.


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Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

The Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB) is a public engineering institute located in Mumbai in state of Maharashtra. It is the second oldest campus of the Indian Institute of Technology system. IIT Bombay is ranked globally among top universities of science & technology

It was established by an Act of Parliament in the year 1958. Planning got its wings in the year 1957 and the first batch of hundred students was given admission in 1958.

It has been approved by the AICTE and also recognized by the UGC. In the year 1961, the Institute was proclaimed as an institution which is having national importance.

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Institute of chemical Technology

The Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai was established as the Department of Chemical Technology on 1st October, 1933 by the University of Mumbai, through active support of industries and philanthropists. The Institute was most popularly known as UDCT, Mumbai. Research has been an integral part of ICT since its inception and it has created over 500 first generation entrepreneurs.

The UDCT grew significantly in stature and was granted autonomy under UGC regulations by the University of Mumbai and further converted in to an Institute on 26th January, 2002. Under the World Bank TEQIP programme, the Maharashtra government granted it full autonomy in June 2004. Due to the recommendations of the Government of Maharashtra and University of Mumbai, the ICT was granted Deemed University Status by the MHRD on 12th September, 2008, with all provisions of the UGC for funding and support as the state owned deemed university.


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Grant Medical College

The Grant Government medical College, Mumbai is one of the premiere institution of India affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik. The Foundation of the institution dates back to 1845 and with a consistent performance in ranking in the top 10 Medical colleges all over India.

Sir JJ Group of Hospitals is a conglomerate of 4 Hospitals: Sir JJ Hospital, St.Georges Hospital, Gokuldas Tejpal Hospital & Camal Albless Hospital. A combined effort of Sir Jamsetjee Jeejebhoy & Robert Grant saw the birth of this Institute to cater to the medical care of the patients and offer Western Medical education of the Indians. The Institute exhibits a prestigious history to document the award winning research work of Robert Koch on Vibrio Cholera & Sir V M Haffkine/ Waldemar Haffkine on the Plague Vaccine and their likes.


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Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital

Founded in 1926, the Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College (GSMC) and the King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital are amongst the foremost teaching and medical care providing institutions in India. The medical college (school) provides training to about 2000 students in undergraduate, postgraduate and superspeciality medical courses; in undergraduate and postgraduate physical and occupational therapy; Masters and PhD courses in various allied specialties. A nursing school is also maintained by these institutions.

With about 390 staff physicians and 550 resident doctors, the 1800 bedded hospital treats about 1.8 million out-patients and 85,000 in-patients annually and provides both basic care and advanced treatment facilities in all fields of medicine and surgery.


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