Type of College

Minority - Aided

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade




University of Mumbai, Mumbai

About Maharshi Dayanand College of Arts, Science & Commerce

Maharshi Dayanand College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai was established on 24th August 1962 by Late Shri. Mangaldas Verma and managed under the Maharshi Dayanand Education Society.

It is one of the premier minority linguistic Punjabi colleges established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in their 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) on 20th June 1962 under Act, 1956.

It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.03 on a 4 Point Scale in 3rd Cycle) on 30th October 2017.

The Maharshi Dayanand Education Society has been established numbers of colleges/schools for the student in the region of Maharashtra and all over the India.

It is a co-educational self-financed private institute, providing a regular course which is located in an urban part of Mumbai played a pioneering role in the field of higher education. the campus is located in another city also has 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.

This college has awarded as the best college by the University of Mumbai, Mumbai. Also a number of awards in publication, offering scholarship also awarded by the different society.

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


  • Empowering through Education


  • To harness students’ potential for extracurricular and co-curricular activities
  • To impart value based education with emphasis on personality development
  • To foster in students a commitment towards society and the nation
  • To provide education to the socially disadvantaged students
  • To facilitate the pursuit of academic excellence
  • To sensitize students to environmental issues
  • 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, seminar halls, canteen, hostel, gymnasium, 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 16th February 2004 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • 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
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • 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
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor in Environmental Management (BEM) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Accounting and Finance (BAF) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Banking & Insurance Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Finance & Markets Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce in Banking & Finance Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Masters of Commerce in Accountancy Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Mass Media (BMM) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy - (Mathematics) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years M.Com
Doctor of Philosophy in Gujarati Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Hindi Full Time 2 / 3 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Marathi Full Time 2 / 3 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Additional Courses
Add-On Certificate Courses:
For Accountancy Students:
Certificate Course in Taxation
For Commerce Students:
Online Course (on college website) in Banking, Retailing, & Portfolio Management
For Zoology Students:
Certificate Course in Diet & Fitness
Certificate Course in Ornamental Fish Breeding
Certificate Course in Basic Computer for S.Y.B.Sc.
For Chemistry Students:
Workshop on Safety, Lecture Series
For Psychology Students:
Certificate Course in Research Methodology
Interactive Session with Ex-RBI Governor Dr. Subbarao
Interactive Session with Ex-RBI Governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan
For Economics & Statistics Students:
Certificate Course in Research Methodology
For History Students:
Workshop on Modi Script & Warli Painting
For Hindi Students:
Certificate Course in Saral Hindi
For English Students:
Certificate Course in English Proficiency
For BMM Students:
Certificate Course in Personality Development, Colour Therapy, Digital Media, Script Writing, Photography
For Entrepreneurship Programs:
Skill Development Courses like Bread Craft, Paper Quelling, Making of Tutti-Fruit, Herbal Shampoo Making
For Other Courses:
Certificate Course in Yoga & Dance
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Seminar Halls
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Conference Hall
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation





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