Type of College

Private - Aided

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade




University of Mumbai, Mumbai

About Chetana’s Hazarimal Somani College of Commerce & Economics, Smt. Kusumtai Chaudhari College of Arts

Chetana’s Hazarimal Somani College of Commerce & Economics, Smt. Kusumtai Chaudhari College of Arts, Mumbai was established on 16th June 1970.

It is one of the premier colleges established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.
The college is affiliated to the University of Mumbai, Mumbai and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) on 25th November 1975 & 12(B) on 6th September 2016 under Act, 1956.

It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)  with "A" Grade - (CGPA Score 3.09 on a 4 Point Scale in 2nd Cycle) on 29th January 2009.

The college founded by Loksevak Late Shri Madhukarrao Chaudhari, one of the most respected visionary leaders of Maharashtra State, is the flagship institution under the Chetana Education Trust.

Chetana Education Trust, a well known educational institute has successfully completed more years in the field of Commerce and Management Education in Bandra East, a western suburb of Mumbai.

The college aims to establish an institution imparting Commerce and Management Education: a fusion of theory and practice making Commerce graduates employable in the business world.

It is a private-aided, co-educational institute, providing a regular course which is located in the suburb part of Mumbai played a pioneering role in the field of higher education. the campus is located in another city also as a different name of institutions.

The college conferred the status of grant-in-aid college that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government. The student's admission is done as per the Admission Criteria prescribed by the affiliating university.

At present, the college offers two years intermediate courses in Arts, Commerce, & Vocational streams with various optional specializations under Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Pune.

The college also offers three years undergraduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, & Management streams with optional specializations and offers two years postgraduate course in Commerce stream under the University of Mumbai, Mumbai. It also offers Ph.D. in Commerce and Add-On Certificate courses.


  • Chetana Family solemnly resolves to provide quality education to the students and mold them into responsible citizens and dynamic leaders of resurgent India


  • To raise our institution to higher levels of academic and cultural excellence and create an urge to enrich the personality of our students to serve humanity as one global family


  • To bring educational opportunities within the reach of the underprivileged section of the society
  • To bring educational opportunities within the reach of the underprivileged section of the society
  • To impart value-based education to the students
  • To bring educational opportunities within the reach of the underprivileged section of society
  • To generate academic environment for enabling the students to mold their personalities by imbibing moral values, professional competencies, and the spirit of fair competition
  • To ensure participation of the student in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for their balanced development
  • To stimulate the teachers to continuously enrich their knowledge for the benefit of their students and for the well-being of society
  • To provide infrastructural facilities for the benefit of the students and for the social development of the local community
  • To create among the students and the students and the teaching and non-teaching staff a sense of pride in belonging to the institution so that it channelizes their energies for the progress of the institution
  • To ensure justice and fair play in all academic and non-academic matters affecting the students and the staff
  • To encourage the students to aspire for higher achievements and help them unleash their latent abilities and realize their cherished goals


  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, common rooms, auditorium, multipurpose halls & playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • The college has a book bank for helping the poor and backward class students
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 7th June 2013 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • The college runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Transportation facility is available for the students
  • The college also has a hostel with providing all the facilities, security and good atmosphere, best suited for studies of the boys & girls coming from far-off places
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years M.Com
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
P.U.C. in Arts Full Time 2 Years 10th
P.U.C. in Commerce Full Time 2 Years 10th
Additional Courses
Add-On HSC Course:
Minimum Competency Vocational Courses (MCVC)


  • Library
  • Sports
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation





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