Ismail Yusuf College of Arts, Science, and Commerce, Mumbai was popularly known as I.Y. College, Mumbai was established on 19th August 1930 under the management of the Government of Maharashtra.
It is the oldest college in North Mumbai and the fourth oldest college in the city of Mumbai. It was established with a big treasure-trove of a donation from Sir Mohammed Yusuf Ismail, K.T., on the Jogeshwari Hill.
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 with the University of Mumbai, Mumbai and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) under Act, 1956.
It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.14 on a 4 Point Scale in 2nd Cycle) on 2nd May 2017.
The aim of the college is to introduce you to a wonderful seat of learning ensconced amid a lush green and serene environment, ideally suited to meet the challenges and high expectations of the community, society and the nation at large
The original campus of the college was spread over 120 acres of land which has now shrunk to 54 acres due to encroachments and the construction of the Western Express Highway, cutting the beautiful hillock on the college campus into two parts. The foundation of the college stone was laid by Sir Leslie Orme Wilson, the then Governor of Bombay in 1924.
The campus enjoys the immense beauty of nature with innumerable banyan, palm, and other trees, rippling brooks and glittering ponds in the rainy season.
Ismail Yusuf College of Arts, Science and Commerce College is one of the leading institutions imparting higher education in the fields of Arts, Science, Commerce for the students XI standard to graduation catering to the diverse needs of the present youth.
The college has committed itself to provide quality education to all state and becoming the center of excellence in the process of facilitating effective teaching and learning with several career-oriented traditional and specialty programs.
It is co-educational government institute, providing a regular course which is located in an urban part of Mumbai played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.
This college has awarded as the best government college that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government.
The college offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, & doctorate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce streams with various specializations under the University of Mumbai, Mumbai.
The college has been introduced with latest developments in the field of industry and their requirements, the courses self-courses in Biotechnology, Information Technology, Computer Science, Accounting and Finance, Banking & Insurance and Management Studies have been introduced.
The college also offers the distance education courses for the students under the recognized centre of Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU), Nashik.
- Endeavor to nurture young minds with new vision, clarity of thoughts and goals of life by imparting quality and value-based education for the purpose of rendering unique products to serve and then lead the society
- To preserve and promote the rich heritage of variety of Indian and foreign languages and the vast Indian literature