Elphinstone College, Mumbai Mumbai , Maharashtra

  •   ESTD 1856
  •   NAAC Rating - A

About Elphinstone College, Mumbai

Elphinstone College was established in the year 1835 and can be listed in the category of one of the oldest college in the history of the Indian education system. It was incepted in Mumbai, Maharashtra one of the places having an influential historical value.  The institute is affiliated to the University of Mumbai and accredited to NAAC. At present Elphinstone College Courses includes both undergraduate and postgraduate courses divided majorly in 4 streams of Science, Commerce and Banking, Arts and Vocational studies.

Elphinstone College campus holds a historical value too and the main college building has been classified as a grade 1 heritage structure because of its Gothic Architecture. College building which is a symbol of British Raj heritage is one of the most identified buildings of South Mumbai by the people as well government. Among the people of states, the college is famous for its Romanesque Transitional style building which is a grade 1 heritage structure. The building was designed long back by Trubshaw and supervised by Khan Bahadur Muncherjee Murzban, it has taken years till the building finally got completed in 1888.

History:

By the nineteenth century, Bombay was a prosperous community for oceanic exchange and business. In 1824 an English school was set up by the Bombay Native Education Society for Indian students.

In the year 1827, one bill was passed that an organization for the advancement of training ought to be set up under Bombay Native Education Society and be assigned as "Elphinstone College other than High School. This is to pay respect to Hon. Mountstuart Elphinstone, the withdrawing legislative governor of Bombay who was in charge of starting advanced education in the city. A collective fund of Rs.2,29,636.00 was gathered by open membership to finance showing residencies in the English language and the Arts, Science and Literature of Europe. The residencies were to pay tribute to Mountstaurt Elphinstone. The school was formally established in 1835. The classes started in 1836, at Town Hall, with the initial two teachers: Arthur Bedford Orlebar (Natural Philosophy) and John Harkness.

For Admission in Elphinstone College, the candidate needs to have qualified 10+2 from respective streams with the required minimum percentage. Final seats are allotted on basis of merit and overall performance of the student. Unlike other colleges admission process at EC Mumbai is offline and candidate needs to visit the institute personally to apply for the respective course. The admission starts from the first week of May every year.

Last year Placement at Elphinstone College remains in the top in comparison to other years as a total of 25 students got placed in various companies with the highest salary offered to be 4.5 lacs per annum and average salary being 3 lacs per annum. Some of the top recruiters were Metlife, Wipro, TCS, and others.

Courses Offered

 5
  • B.Sc Information Technology

    Fulltime | On Campus
     67.57 K for 3 Years
    5.0/5

    1 Review

    ADMISSION 2019
    M
    Majid Khan

    3 months ago

    This college gives admission to the students on the result of the 12th board and for the BSC, I have chosen Information technology subject an the college is under Mumbai University and it is an old and well-reputed college in the city and it has goodwill as well.
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

    Fulltime | On Campus
     14.15 K for 3 Years
     
    Exams Accepted
    ADMISSION 2019
  • Bachelor of Commerce(B.Com.)

    Fulltime | On Campus
     14.15 K for 3 Years
    5.0/5

    1 Review

    Exams Accepted
    ADMISSION 2019
    M
    Moin Khan

    11 months ago

    This is one of the oldest colleges of the city which is affiliated to the Mumbai University and in the year 2016 I have completed my education from here and this was a normal BCom course which I have completed and I got admission here on the basis of my 12th board resul
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc)

    Fulltime | On Campus
     16.02 K for 3 Years
    5.0/5

    1 Review

    ADMISSION 2019
    M
    Majid Khan

    3 months ago

    This college gives admission to the students on the result of the 12th board and for the BSC, I have chosen Information technology subject an the college is under Mumbai University and it is an old and well-reputed college in the city and it has goodwill as well.
  • B.Sc in Biotechnology

    Fulltime | On Campus
     51.97 K for 3 Years
    5.0/5

    1 Review

    ADMISSION 2019
    M
    Majid Khan

    3 months ago

    This college gives admission to the students on the result of the 12th board and for the BSC, I have chosen Information technology subject an the college is under Mumbai University and it is an old and well-reputed college in the city and it has goodwill as well.

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This is one of the oldest colleges of the city which is affiliated to the Mumbai University and in the year 2016 I have completed my education from here and this was a normal BCom course which I have completed and I got admission here on the basis of my 12th board result and the fee structure of my
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This college gives admission to the students on the result of the 12th board and for the BSC, I have chosen Information technology subject an the college is under Mumbai University and it is an old and well-reputed college in the city and it has goodwill as well.
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Majid Khan BSc  Student

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This college gives admission to the students on the result of the 12th board and for the BSC, I have chosen Information technology subject an the college is under Mumbai University and it is an old and well-reputed college in the city and it has goodwill as well.
11 months ago

Moin Khan BCom  Student

UG College 5/5

This is one of the oldest colleges of the city which is affiliated to the Mumbai University and in the year 2016 I have completed my education from here and this was a normal BCom course which I have completed and I got admission here on the basis of my 12th board result and the fee structure of my
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Moin Khan BCom  Student

UG College 5/5

This is one of the oldest colleges of the city which is affiliated to the Mumbai University and in the year 2016 I have completed my education from here and this was a normal BCom course which I have completed and I got admission here on the basis of my 12th board result and the fee structure of my
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Majid Khan BSc  Student

Overview 5/5

This college gives admission to the students on the result of the 12th board and for the BSC, I have chosen Information technology subject an the college is under Mumbai University and it is an old and well-reputed college in the city and it has goodwill as well.

Elphinstone College, Mumbai Admission

Elphinstone College, a prestigious college established in 1856, is a public institute under Mumbai University. It offers courses in the field of Science, Arts, and Commerce at the Undergraduate level. BA and B.Sc have over 100 seats combined in 3 majors in different subject combinations. B.Com has over 50 approved intake seats available for admission.

Admission is totally merit-based and on 10+2 marks obtained. The application is done in offline mode. The college also offers Scholarship for the students.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • For BA courses, a minimum 40% marks are required
  • For B.Sc, Mathematics is a mandatory subject at 10+2 level
  • Candidates from any stream can apply for BA and B.Com courses
  • A Diploma holder in Computer Engineering/Computer Technology/IT/Electrical/Electronics & Video engineering and other allied courses/Mechanical/Civil and allied courses of Engineering can directly apply for the Second year in B.Sc (IT) degree.

Important Dates

Event

Date

Application Starts on

31 May'19

Application Ends on

12 June'19

Merit List announcement

12 June'19 to 13 June'19

Courses and Details

BA Degree at Elphinstone College:

  • The College offers courses in BA with different subject combinations with main subjects as Economics, English, Hindi, History, Geography, Marathi, Political Science, and Sociology.
  • The student majors in one or two subject of his/her choice in 3 years of the course.
  • The basic eligibility criteria are 10+2 from a recognized board and on a merit basis. Students appearing for 10+2, from any stream, can apply for admission.

B.SC Elphinstone College:

  • The college offers Triple majors in different Science subject combinations. The subjects are Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Statistics, Mathematics, Microbiology, and Physics.
  • The basic eligibility criteria are 10+2 from a recognized board with science as a subject and on a merit basis. Students appearing for 10+2 finals can also apply.
  • For Biotechnology, Biology in 10+2 is a must. For Information technology, Mathematics in 10+2 with 40% marks is a must.

Subject 1

Subject 2

Subject 3

Biotechnology

Chemistry

Zoology

Biotechnology

Chemistry

Botany

Biotechnology

Chemistry

Statistics

Biotechnology

Botany

Zoology

Chemistry

Botany

Zoology

Microbiology

Chemistry

Zoology

Microbiology

Chemistry

Botany

Microbiology

Botany

Zoology

Chemistry

Physics

Mathematics

Chemistry

Physics

Statistics

Mathematics

Physics

Statistics

Students will have to choose certain subjects each year and 2nd and 3rd Year subjects will be opted as per choices made in the first year.

B.Com in Elphinstone College:

  • The college also offers courses in commerce field. The basic criteria are 10+2 with Mathematics from a recognized board. Final selection is done on a merit basis.
  • Students will have to choose certain subjects each year and 2nd and 3rd Year subjects will be opted as per choices made in the first year.

Application process

The college application forms for admission for various undergraduate courses will be available in  offline mode only and only from the college campus, only within the above mentioned start and end dates. The admission fee has to be submitted in cash at the college admission office.

Placement

Highest and average package for BSc

  HIGHEST
7 L
  AVERAGE
4 L
Industry Average for BSc
  HIGHEST
4.8 L
  AVERAGE
2.4 L
Moin Khan BCom11 months ago
No there was no placement or job in this college

Location & Contact Info

Address
Elphinstone College, 156, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Mantralaya, Fort, Mumbai, Maharashtra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 400032

Facilities Available

Library      
The college has more than 100000 books, 10 Periodicals, 6 Newspaper and many more.
Computer Lab      
Auditorium      
Gym      
The college has provided the GYM facilities to the students, staff, and faculty to fulfill the fitness needs.
Medical      
Wi-Fi      
yes
Cafeteria      
Cafeteria of the Elphinstone College provides the students with fresh and affordable food.
Hostel      
Two hostels for Boys and one hostel for girls is available in the Elphinstone college.

Recruiters

7 Companies

Guided Admission

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Faculty

Dr. Smt. MADHURI VASANT KAGALKAR
Position: Principal
Smt.J.S.Pawar
Position: HOD - Botany
Dr.R.S.Dhamnaskar
Position: HOD - Chemistry
Smt. R.N.VYAS
Position: HOD - Commerce
Dr. Smt. Savita Patil
Position: HOD - English
Majid Khan BSc3 months ago
My college is having educated faculties with them as it is a well reputed and an old college in the
Moin Khan BCom11 months ago
They are well-reputed faculties in the city.

Successful Alumni

Awards

Best Science College

Elphinstone College has been awarded as the 2nd best science college in Mumbai.

Scholarship

Elphinstone College Scholarship

The following scholarships are awarded to the students of Elphinstone College:

  • Dr. Bombay Municipal Endowment Scholarship:
  • The College Centenary Scholarship:
  • The government of India Scholarship
  • The government of Maharashtra Scholarship
  • Dorab Tata Special Scholarships
  • JH Bhabha Memorial Scholarships

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