Re-accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC in third cycle

"Best College Award" by University of Mumbai (2011-12)

Community College (University of Mumbai)

ISO 9001:2015

Re-accredited with ‘A’ Grade by NAAC in third cycle

"Best College Award" by University of Mumbai (2011-12)

Community College (University of Mumbai)

ISO 9001:2015


Facilities for Students


The College admits students from a variety of backgrounds. The students profile ranges from first generation learners to children of established professionals. The College provides an atmosphere of learning and encouragement to all its students irrespective of their background. The environment in the College is such that even a student from the most humble background is motivated towards achieving excellence. The College is part of a vast campus aptly called Jnanadweepa. It offers all modern facilities such as spacious classrooms and reading hall, rich library,reference and research section, ladies room, gymkhana, conference hall and an amphitheatre called Kattyayan. The campus has a large canteen and a well equipped auditorium called Thorale Bajirao Peshwe Sabhagruha. Our entire college campus is interconnected with Fiber Optic Network having 24 hours access to internet via Leased Line. Wi-Fi facility is also available on Campus.

A well laid path circumnavigating the campus offers an idyllic walk amidst trees and flowering plants. Jnanpath as it is called is a heaven in a city starved of open spaces.

Physical Facilities are no doubt important, but it is the encouragement and support given to students at every stage that goes towards developing the personality of the student. Keeping this objective in view, the College offers a host of opportunities and facilities for the students.


The College boasts of excellent library facilities with Home Lending Section, Acquisition Section, Reference and Research Section and Reading Hall. Library has started ‘Braille Section’ for visually challenged students. Database of the Library is available on OPAC Online Public Access Catalogue for the students and teachers. In addition to this, the library provides online access to reputed databases like Manupatra, J-Gate, CRISIL, EBSCO, Proquest, World E-book Library, Jnanaprabha e-portal, UGC N-List E resources and ART STOR. The Library offers external membership facility.

Book Bank Facility

The College offers University of Mumbai’s Book Bank facility to the students belonging to backward class Category. In addition to this facility, College also offers Book Bank Facility to the needy Students belonging to weaker sections of the society from its own funds.

Computer Lab

The College has a well designed air-conditioned computer laboratories with LCD facilities. Every student has access to a computer with software designed according to the syllabus. Practical’s are conducted under the supervision of trained IT and Computer staff.

Language Laboratory

The College has language laboratory with seating arrangement for 30 students. The laboratory is used for programs in Functional English, Communication Skills and BEC classes.

Gymkhana and Sports Academy

The College has a well-equipped gymkhana, managed by a team of professors and physical instructor. There is a gymnasium free of charge with a trained instructor. Special timings are reserved for girl students. A Sports Academy has been set up for students with an inclination towards sports activities. The college encourages individuals and teams who participate in various sports and aim at achieving excellence. Our students have distinguished themselves in National and International sporting events. The College believes that a healthy mind and healthy body go together. Towards realizing this objective, a fitness-training programme has been introduced for the students.

National Service Scheme (NSS)

The college has a vibrant NSS Unit that encourages the development of the students into responsible citizens of the society. Students under the guidance of Professors are actively involved in a number of programs that are carefully monitored by the NSS Unit of University of Mumbai.

National Cadet Corps (NCC)

The College has an active Army and Naval wings for both men and women. Aspirants to a career in the defence services will find it rewarding to join the NCC.

Cultural Committee and Talent Academy

The cultural needs of the students are taken care of through various activities such as dramatics, music, dance etc. by the cultural Committee The college encourages and support festivals organized by students. Our festivals – Navrang, Gandharva and Chrysalis have become very popular among the students. A Talent Academy is constituted to unfold the hidden talents of the students. Workshops are conducted in creative arts to nurture and develop talents of the students.

(DLLE) Department Of Lifelong Learning & Extension

To facilitate the sensitization of the students to the socio-cultural realities, the college has introduced the extension work prospects program offered by the Department of Life Long Learning and Extension of University of Mumbai. These projects are based on promoting the aims and values of human development in community, college and university and encouraging interaction, support and networking among students.

Scholars’ Academy and Research Academy

To encourage academic excellence, a Scholars Academy has been formed. Students are invited to become members of the Academy. The Academy arranges for its students to attend lectures and discussions on various subjects in the college and outside, pursue academic interests and develop ones personality. To inculcate research aptitude among the students a Research Academy has been set up. The Research Academy encourages students to conduct surveys and present their findings.

Speakers’ Academy

A Speakers Academy trains the students in the art of public speaking. Students trained by the Speakers Academy have won a number of prizes in inter-school and inter-college competitions.

Civil Defence

The College has a Civil Defence unit to train the students in life saving techniques. Training is imparted in first aid, fire fighting, self rescue, facing unexploded bomb situations in civil areas and general rescue methods. Students who complete the civil defence course are awarded certificates by the Maharashtra Government.

Students’ Forum

To give the students platform to discuss various current issues and develop their analytical and debating skills Students’ Forum motivates the students.

Generation Dialogue

A forum titled Generation Dialogue has been established to encourage mutual understanding between the youth and senior citizens and bridge the generation gap. Senior citizens are invited to share their wisdom and experiences.

Vivekananda Study Circle

It is affiliated to Swami Vivekanand Kendra, Kanyakumari. It inculcates the teachings and values of nation building among the students.


The College conducts the training sessions of yoga for the Students and teachers.

Film Society

A Film Society has been established in the campus. Internationally acclaimed films are screened for the members of staff and students regularly. The Joshi-Bedekar College Film Society is the first college Film Society in Maharashtra to be affiliated to the Federation of Film Societies of India.

Community College

Our College has become the Community College of the University of Mumbai (SMART Course). For details please log on to

Remedial Coaching and Entry in Service Scheme of UGC

These schemes are subject to continuation as per UGC guidelines.

Students Council

A students council is formed in accordance with the guidelines issued by the State govt. and the University of Mumbai from time to time. It consists of class representatives and secretaries of different associations. The council acts as a liaison between the students and the Principal. Student representatives are provided a training ground for leadership roles in future.