Somaiya Vidyavihar

Somaiya Vidyavihar

Somaiya Vidyavihar is a group of education institutions located in Vidyavihar suburb of Mumbai. The suburb has been named based on the group.

It was established in 1959, and its first institution was K. J. Somaiya College of Arts and Science, established in 1960. There are about 30 schools, colleges, a vocational center, and a polytechnic college in its 60 acre (243,000 m²) campus. It comprises educational institutes catering courses from kindergarten to MBA.

The campus has 33 institutions under its umbrella and a number of different courses are offered.

Courses offered


*B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)
*B.Sc. (Computer Science)
*B.Sc. (Information Technology)
*B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce)
*B.Com (Banking and Insurance)
*B.Com (Accounting and Finance)
*B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)
*B. M. S. (Bachelor of Management Studies)
*B. M. M. (Bachelor of Mass Media)
*B.E. (Bachelor of Engineering)

Post Graduate Degree

* M.Sc. (Master of Science)
* M.Sc. (Computer Science)
* M.Sc. (Information Technology)
* M.Com. (Master of Commerce)
* M.Tech.
* M.A. (Master of Arts)
* M.M.S. (MBA Equivalent)
* Ph. D. (Doctor of Philosophy)

Other Courses

* Junior College (XI, XII with Arts, Science & Commerce)
* Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma Courses
* Foreign Language Courses
* Courses in Yoga, Buddhism, Jainism
* Courses of YCMOU School of Technology
* IGNOU Centre
* Challenger TAFE's Courses in Information Technology
* Bachelor in Education (B. Ed.)
* Diploma in Education (D. Ed.)
* Post Graduate Diploma course in Journalism
* Course in Prakrit Language

Campus Newsletter

"VOICES: Your Word, Our Paper" is Somaiya Vidyavihar's Campus Weekly newsletter [] which is released every Monday. It began in December 2003 and has completed four years of publishing and continues to publish the latest news about the campus, opinions on happenings in the city/state/country, courses introduced by different institutes of Somaiya Vidyavihar, etc.Its advisors are Mr.Samir Somaiya and Dr.Meenakshi Rajan.The paper will soon publish its 100th issue.

Upcoming Campus Internet Radio

The campus will soon have its own Internet Radio Station. Currently, podcasts are published as a part of this activity.

VIBESS: Voices Internet Broadcasting Edutainment Station Somaiya [] ("We Play, the World Listens...")

See also

* List of Mumbai Colleges

External links

* [ Somaiya Vidhyavihar] (Official Website)

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