Conducted Colleges     SNDT College of Arts C. Bhogilal College of Commerce, Churchgate  
 About 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 Departments.
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 education.
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.

Salient Features:-
- 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
  been started.

Our Goals

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'.

Our Mission

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 career
   oriented courses.

To create an awareness about human values and social
   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”.

Our Motto

“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.”

Contact :

SNDT College of Arts and SCB College of Commerce and Science for Women,
1, Thackersey Road,
New Marine Lines,
Principal of College
Prof. B.B. Pradhan

Courses :
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
   visually impaired
• 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