Guidance Lecture for TYBSc(IT) students on the forthcoming “National Upskill Entrance Test” at IIT, Bombay on 5th February 2018
Meeting of the Board of Studies of Commerce under Autonomy for passing syllabus and evaluation pattern.
BOS meeting for sanctioning of UG syllabus was successfully conducted on 19th June 2018
Philosophy Department celebrated Yoga Day, jointly with NSS Unit of the college, to acquaint the students with the practical aspect of Yoga philosophy
The students of FYBMM had an event under their subject Fundamental of Mass Communication under which they explained their persona by dough and also they even presented with full creativity
A guidance lecture by an alumni Ms.Shruti Vaidya to the undergraduate and post graduate students of Department of Biotechnology.
Seema Shaikh and Rahul Kallil (passed out in 2018) demonstrated their project on “Data Mining” to the TYBSc(IT) students in the month of July 2018.
Srikanth Gaddapati, Nagaraju Singaram, Abhirami Dinakaran and Aslam Shaikh (passed out in 2018) demonstrated their project related to Embedded Systems to the TYBSc(IT) students in the month of July 2018.
The Department took TYBA students to R.N. Jhunjhunwala College for a workshop on “Materialist Philosophies: Comparative and Contemporary Perspectives” Multicennial Reflections on the Legacies of Karl Marx (1818-1883) & Debiprasad Chattopadhyaya (1918-1993)
The movie 'Emma' was screened for the students of SYBA and TYBA and there was a discussion after that.
Students presented on Zoroastrianism religion highlighting the festivals, calender and the symbols associated with the religion.
80Students from Amboli public School and Union Public School attended the first workshop in introduction of Foldscope.
Students from TYBA Philosophy were taken for a field visit to Mahim Nature park as a part of their academic study visit for the paper 'Living Ethical Issues'.
Inauguration of Commerce Association activities with a dynamic lecture on "Change Management" by CA Krishnamurthy Suryanarayan, Head, Africa Finance and Treasury, Godrej Ltd.
Ms. Shama Todurkar, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, gave a lecture on 'Freudian and Jungian Psychoanalysis' to TYBA English Literature students.
The film Mona Lisa Smile was screened for Degree College students and was followed by a discussion.
The NSS unit of SIES College of Arts, Science and Commerce, in association with the Marrow Donor Registry (India) under TATA Trust Project conducted a Stem Cell Donation Camp in the College premises and successfully registered 232 donors.
Prof. Samish Dalal had grabbed everyone’s attention the minute he started talking. With his admirable knowledge about entrepreneurship and student-friendly humour, he gave an accountable insight to the students about entrepreneurial world, by which the students are looking forward for more such enthusiastic events by the EDC.
Ms. Tanuja Chaturvedi, an FTII Alumni and a visiting faculty at the Whistling Woods International and XIC, Mumbai delivered a lecture on "Appreciating Cinema in the Context of Changing Socio-Economic Paradigm"
Students of SYBA Comparative Religion visited the Parsi Madarassa at Dadar as a part of their academic study visit. A talk was arranged where Dr. Karanjia, a Zoroastrian scholar interacted with the students and explained them about the religion.
Students of TY Psychology batch of 207-18 batch orientated the current batch to this course.
Placements - Larsen & Tubro Infotech on 24th July 2018 – (7 students selected)
‘Life or Death decision cells make following plasma exposure’ by Dr Jaishri Menon William Paterson University, New Jersey USA
The First event of Commerce Association 18-19 in collaboration with The Value Lab is named 'Team Mania'. Following the Monthly Value of The Value Lab the event was based on the value 'Team Work' and was open to all streams for participation. Team Mania event had 3 rounds and there were 20 teams who had participated.
Ms. Laxmi Natraj's novel ' A Bride, A Murder and a Trail of Blood' was released and followed by a Career Symposium at which Ms. Rachna Tyagi, Senior Correspondent, The Week, Ms. Sangeeta Balachandran, Actress, Scriptwriter and Director, and Mr. Raamesh Raghavan, poet and entrepreneur spoke on various career choices after graduation.
Praja Foundation is a non-partisan organisation working towards accountable governance. This programme was organized to orient students towards Praja's initiatives and especially its Fellowship Programme to assist Municipal Councillors in creating good governance.
Ms. Anmol Dutta, ex-student from the batch of 2016-17 interacted with the current batch of TYBA Literature students .
31st July - Premchand Jayanti was celebrated . On this occasion the movie 'Shatranj ke khiladi ' was screened and a discussion by faculty & students followed.
Yash Khona (passed out in 2018) conducted 10 hours hands on workshop on “Scratch Programming” for FYBSc(IT) students to improve their logic building and programming skills in the month of August 2018
Nature Trail to Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Kanheri Caves for students of SYBA studying Applied Component Paper of Travel and Tourism Management on 1st August, 2018. Dr. Aditya Akerkar (Department of Zoology) guided the trail.
An alumnus of the department, Ms. Anmol Dutta, held a talk for the Third Year BA English Literature students about various educational opportunities after graduation, on 1st August 2018.
On the occasion of Aashadhi Ekadashi students sang various devotional songs(abhangas) the audience were filled with devotion. Music is one of the easier path to god. Students also performed dance on devotional songs. Students of junior college participated with lot of enthusiasm
Philosophy Association organized a guest talk on 'Study of Philosophy: its role in research prospects and career enhancement', by Prof. Dr. Kanchana M.
The induction was a mesmerizing ceremony creating an aura of nostalgia for the outgoing Board of Directors while showcasing what the cell aspires to be as well as motivating the incoming Board of directors to work toward and realize the vision.
a guest lecture organized by Hindi Dept. on the topic 'Nari Vimarsh va Hindi Kavita' by Dr. Rajam Natrajan.
renowned poet Dr. Rajam Natrajan was invited by the Dept. in 'Kavi se miliye' Programme. she recited few of her well acclaimed poems. later the students of TYBA interviewed her.
BOS meeting for PG was conducted successfully on 1st August 2018.
the students of BMM Godrej were enlightened by the Cultural Lab event on Civic Entertainment
Different questions which were from different fields helped the event to cover all the aspects of general knowledge. This online event was very productive for the participants as they were learning about the different aspects which they weren’t aware of, simultaneously. After the event was over, the participants gave a feedback about the event and are expecting more similar online events.
Actors Ms. Jui and Actor Mr. Ms. Jui spoke about her experience in Marathi Industry. She was recently screened in a reality show 'Big Boss'. She mentioned that Big Boss was not scripted but very well edited. Students asked both the actors a lot of questions. It was a very interactive session. Students are always fascinated about the glamorous cine world hence the program was very well received.
T.Y.B.Sc 6 unit student were taken for industrial visit on 20 August 2018 to Organica Biotech, Govandi
The after-effect of this event was great, we got an engagement of more than 2000 people visiting our profile and knowing about EDC. It was very helpful for EDC in reaching out to the students of our college who yet didn’t know about our cell.
The students stayed back after the screening to discuss the nuances, plot, and scenes of the movie with Bhaskar Sir. He entertained their doubts and views with enthusiasm.
The student of TY Psychology 2017-18 batch, Manish Das Gupta, conducted a workshop on 'Self-awareness' for current TYBA Psychology students.
A Bilingual Self Composed Poetry Recitation Competition was organized by English & Hindi Dept. Jointly. well known poet & journalist Mr. Arni Narendran was the Guest of Honor. total 22 participants participated in the programme. Afreen Sultana, Henna Haria & Charmi Gala stood I, II & III Winners Respectively.
A guidance lecture by an alumni Mr.Sreejith Nair to the undergraduate and post graduate students of Department of Biotechnology.
A Bilingual Poetry competition was jointly organized by the Departments of English and Hindi, in collaboration with “Synergy” on 25th August 2018.
BMM students took part in an interview for NDTV Spotlight with the crew of the film "Paltan".
Guest lecture on "Evolution of Marathi Politics in Sanyukt Maharashtra" delivered by Dr. Deepak Pawar, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Civics & Politics, University of Mumbai
Inauguration of students unit of Microbiological society of India on 1st September followed by a guest lecture by Dr Madhura Ghayal (Jai Hind College, Dept of Microbiology), attended by 96 PG and UG students.
The students of BMM were enlightened by the speech given by the cast and crew of the movie Manto
The students of BMM went for the NDTV Spotlight in was 'Manto now: Free speech in contemporary India’. The conversation centered around how there are consequences just for expression of views.
The Departments of English and Philosophy jointly organized a guest talk ‘Adorno: Exile and culture’, for TYBA students. Adorno’s life journey was presented in a vivid way to the audience by Dr. Wagle. He highlighted the different aspects of Adorno’s life namely his exile and the way he influenced the German culture through his literary works.
A group of people from experimental theater performed a drama on the theme of ' Atmashodh'. It was first time that the vangmay mandal arranged a live performance. It was a different experience for the audience to engage in thought provoking activity.
FYBMM attended the symposium. The symposium covered the life of leopards in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Aarey Milk Colony and how they are portrayed in news reports.
FYBMM attended the symposium. The symposium covered the life of leopards in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Aarey Milk Colony and how they are portrayed in news reports.
Talk was delivered by Dr Tejal Kanitkar, Chairperson - centre for Climate Change and Sustainability , TISS.
The essay writing competition was held by Sir Sathya Sai Seva Organisation as a part of their Youth Awareness Programme. The topics for the competition were regarding social development as an individual and a society.
A debate was conducted on topics like Ethics followed by TV News Channels in light of TRP needs, Body-shaming and Sexual abuse of males and females, Portrayal of LGBTQ community in mainstream media.
Parent’s teachers meet was arranged on 22 sept 2018 attended by 29 parents out of 35.
Value Lab is an initiative started by Dr. Uma Shankar, the Principal, to restore the values that people tend to forget over time. Every year, each department gets a value to be propagated and this year the department of BMM got Time as their value.
A field visit to Baramati Krushi Vigyan Kendra, Baramati, Pune for the TYBA students acquainting them to the changing political economy of Maharashtra on 22nd-24th September, 2018.
Miss Gargee Chawande from B.Sc 2017-2018 briefed TY BSc students about how to study for Sem V & admission to food microbiology
Placements - Deloitte on 29th September 2018 – (7 students selected)
A guidance lecture by an alumni Ms. Zainab Rupani to the undergraduate and post graduate students of Department of Biotechnology.
Students from different streams and colleges gained knowledge about what a stock market is and how it works. This event was very productive for every participant as they learnt about every aspect of investing and divesting. The event was closed by providing them feedback forms. Their feedback was filled with enthusiasm and love about how they loved the event and their want for more such events.
Placements - Wipro on 30th September 2018, 9th October 2018 and 19th January 2019
SYBMM Conducted a Short Film Competition for SYBMM on 2018-19
The event Brand IQ 2.0 was organized by the Commerce Association. The event was held in Room no. 1.The event had four rounds and the total number of teams that participated were 22teams. The rounds included Guess the logo where the brands logos were shown to the participants and they had to guess the brand name. Round 2 was #Tagline where the taglines of the brand were given and the participants has to guess. Round 3 was an interesting round named Taboo where one member of the team had to express the brand names without using the taboo words. Round 4 was the final round where the team members has toidentify the CEOs of the Brand
Every Student of FYBMM participated in the street play to aware the college students about the social issues which are a concern of the society.
Miss Sharada Iyer (Bsc:-2017-2018) briefed TY students about admission to MSc Vellore Institute for Msc in Genetics on 1st Oct 2018
University appointed LIC committee constituted of two members, Dr Anushree Lokur (Principal, Ruia College) and Dr Bela Nabar HOD Microbiology CHM college, visited department of Microbiology on 11th October 2018 for continuation of Lab recognition of Ph.D.
the students of BMM were enlightened in the by the speech given by the cast and crew of the movie Badhaai Ho
The students of BMM attended NDTV Spotlight event of Namaste England which was Fun and interactive for the students
Bhondla is a traditional activity especially for the Maharashtrians. Especially females come togather sing, dance with socially relevant songs. Since its origin dates back to early times songs describing the home scenario are typically sung.
Elocution Competition on behalf of Forum Of Free enterprise was conducted on relevant economic issues. Winneers were given cash prizes and certificates..
The event was a step towards making people Job creators instead of job seekers. It provided them with a boost in their confidence and helped them to know and understand a broader perspective of what their creativity is capable of.
Moderation of TYBSc Sem V, Paper I & IV done by external Moderators on 2nd November 2018
Moderation of TYBSc Sem V Paper II & III done by external moderators on 3rd November 2018
This event helped the teams to get an overall up gradation of their skills. The first round was based on the writing skills, the second was based on the investment skills and the final round was based on the overall management skills. The different situational scenarios helped them in building up their team decision making which is a must to become a great entrepreneur.
Placements - Media.Net on 5th December 2018
Students of TYBSc visited Advanced Centre for Treatment and Research in Cancer on 6th December 2018
Placements - Endurance on 12th December 2018 - (1 student selected)
Under (UTKARSH -“Iterationz”) - an Exhibition on “Artificial Intelligence” conducted on 15th December 2018.
TYBA Psychology students organised a Psychology-based exhibition named 'Psyphilia' as a part of Utkarsh 2018-19. The exhibition included different fun-based activities to explain concepts in Psychology.
Organising a workshop to sensitive students with political and editorial cartoons and caricatures as powerful forms of artistic and intellectual expression essentially realising values of freedom, rights, democracy, resistance and dissent. The workshop was facilitated by Mr. Prashant Kulkarni who has been drawing cartoons for over a span of 30 years. He is prominently a political cartoonist and comments upon various social issues and concerns through his art. He currently works as an editorial cartoonist for Loksatta.
Intercollegiate festival ‘OPRERON’ was conducted under the aegis of Utkarsha on 15th December 2018which saw a participation of around 500 students across Mumbai
Organized INTER COLLEGIATE ‘RESEARCH MEET’ AND ‘POSTER PRESENTATION’ together with THE SIES COLLEGE PAST STUDENTS’ ASSOCIATION & ‘JIGNYASA’ THE RESEARCH HUB on 21st December 2018 which saw a participation of around 500 students across Mumbai. Two Alumni from the department were invited to deliver the keynote address. Students of Elphinstone College won the LATE DR. RAJALAKSHMI AMUDAN award for the best poster
TYBSc(IT) students taken for “Bootcamp on Data Science” organized by ISME – School of Entrepreneurship, Indiabull Centre, Lower Parel on 5th January 2019
Placements - Infosys on 5th January 2019 - (1 student selected)
Past-student of the Department, Ms. Radhika Chandrasekaran conducted a workshop on Drama Therapy
ICT based workshop, 'Basic Skjills in MS Office' conducted on 8th, 9th and 10th of January, 2019 in collaboration withy Centre for Excellence, SIES College .
The department of Biochemistry in collaboration with Center for excellence, SIES College had organized a three day workshop on Basic skills in Microsoft office for TY BSc. Biochemistry (3 Units) .MS Office being the most widely used application around the world, every student /working professional needs hands-on knowledge to complete his tasks effectively. In this course, the participants were introduced to MS Word , MS Excel and MS PowerPoint.
In association with Students' Council and NSS, Psychology Association arranged a Guest Lecture on 'Mental Health' by Psychiatrist- Dr. Gourav Kulkarni
TYBA Psychology students conducted Awareness Campaign on 'Examination Stress' for Std X students of SIES School, Matunga
Project Guidance Lecture for Msc IT students by Elise Justin & Aishwarya Mishra (2018 passouts) on 12th January 2019.
A guidance lecture by an alumni Ms.Aarti Doshi to the undergraduate and post graduate students of Department of Biotechnology.
Placements - CapGemini on 14th January 2019 (8 students selected)
The program on Skill yatra was conducted on 16th January 2019 in college auditorium jointly by Commerce Association and Career,Counseling and Placement Cell Skill yatra involves discussing skills with youth while bicycle riding across the country. This Yatra is organized with the motive to create excitement among young minds for developing skills. In the first phase of the yatra the director Mr. Kamlesh Sajnani and his team visited SIES college and interacted with students of our college
Placements - Calvin Klein & Tommy Hilfiger on 17th January 2019
Placements --TCS on 18th January 2019
Seminar on Clinical Trials conducted by Department of Statistics
Department arranged an Interactive session for the teachers of the Department and parents of current batch of TYBA Psychology students
A Guest Lecture on ‘Careers in Media’ by Mr S. Saikumar, Managing Director, ITP Publication was held on 19th January 2019
15 students of English Literature (TYBA) along with two staff members actively participated in the Jaipur Literature Fest in Jan 2019.
The English and Economics Departments organized a visit to the Jaipur Lit Fest in Jaipur, Rajasthan from 25th -29th January 2019 for TYBA students. The students interacted with many writers and attended various literary events.
A Certificate Course on ‘Food History and Culture in India’ acquianting students with culinary history of India. The course was organised jointly with Department of History from 2nd-28th February, 2019 under UGC Grants.
A Session on ‘The Art of Creating Advertising Copy’ was taken by Mr Nigel George on 2nd February2019
‘Epigenetics’ by Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Senior Scientist at ACTREC, Kharghar on 5th February 2019. The lecture was conducted under the aegis of Indian Women Scientists’ Association (IWSA) supported by BRNS-DAE. (Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy)
Placements - Adhar Housing Finance Ltd.on 7th February 2019
Placements - Manorama Food Products on 7th February 2019
Placements - Savage & Palmer on 11th February 2019
Department alumnus Dr.Rashmini Koparkar (PhD, JNU) delivered a talk on “Opportunities and Avenues in Higher Education”
Students of SYBSc, TYBSc and MSc visited Ahmedabad and Udaipur as a part of their industrial tour between 11th February and 16th February. Students visited Saras Diary in Udaipur
A Guest Lecture by Dr. Anuradha Bakshi (Associate Professor, Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science) was organised with the purpose of encouraging, guiding the students to write and publish research papers.
Placements - ACTY Systems on 14th February 2019
To help students understand the disorder of Schizophrenia better and to sensitize them about the challenges of caregivers of Schizophrenia patients, screening of Marathi National Award-winning movie 'Devrai' was arranged.
‘Regulatory Requirements and Inherent risks & Challenges in Developing Biologicals’ by Dr. Bobby George, Vice President & Head Regulatory Affairs, Reliance Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd, Navi Mumbai on 20th February 2019. The lecture was conducted under the aegis of Indian Women Scientists’ Association (IWSA) supported by BRNS-DAE (Board of Research in Nuclear Sciences, Department of Atomic Energy) and DBT Star grant
Former Head of the Department of Statistics, Dr. Pradnya Khandeparkar, gave demonstration of how to use SPSS for data analysis to the TYBA Psychology students.
The Department of English organized a One Day National Seminar on city poetry called Cityscapes: The Metropolis in Verse which was attended by 88 participants. Several poets from across the country partipated.
Placements - TCS on 25th February 2019 - (1 student selected)
Past student of the Department, Ms. Radhika Chandrasekaran, who is now working as a Lead Teacher in a special-ed school in Mumbai delivered a lecture informing participants about the role of special-ed teachers, personal qualities, professional qualifications required to function as special educator.
To help students understand how children with special needs are taught and special-ed schools function, a field-visit of TYBA Psychology students to Gateway School of Mumbai, Deonar was organised.
On 26th February 2019, the English association in collaboration with the Tamil, Marathi, Hindi and Malayalam associations organized a lecture cum demonstration on “Dubbing as a Career” by Ms. Indu Iyer of Traffic Signal fame.
Placements by Learning Curve on 27th February 2019
Placements - Infosys on 27th February 2019 - (12 students selected)
To help students understand that being effective person is a prerequisite for becoming effective mental health professional guest lecture by Swamini Brahmapradyananda Saraswati on the topic of Self-growth was organised for TYBA Psychology students.
The English Association in collaboration with Mahindra Integrated Business Solutions arranged a Recruitment Drive on 27th February 2019.
15 students of English Literature and the Head of the Department, Dr. Lakshmi Muthukumar actively participated in a creative writing workshop conducted by Dr. Peter Gerlach, Adjunct Faculty, University of Iowa at the Dosti House, BKC.
On 1st March 2019 SYBA and FYBA students attended a Creative Writing Workshop conducted by Dr. Peter Gerlach at Dosti House (the American Library).
Students of TYBSc visited Radiation Medicine Centre, TMH on March 1st 2019. TY students observed various techniques such as Radioimmunoasay, PCR, ELISA to name a few.
The award winning novelist Damini Kane spoke to the students of English Literature on plot development, character creation and writing a novel.
On 5th March 2019 Damini Kane, author of The Sunlight Plane spoke to our degree college students on ‘Creative Writing’ in a highly interactive session.
To help TYBA Psychology students understand how to use R software for data analysis, workshop on using R was organised on 6th and 7th March 2019. The resource persons were Faculty Members from Department of Statistics.
Students of FYBA English LIterature staged Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and the play was very well received by the audience.
Workshop under UGC Grants on “Developing Research Skills in Social Science” for academics, faculty and students.
20 students of F.Y,S.Y and T.Y did internships in different clinical Laboratories, Hospitals, Biopharmaceuticals and Mahananda dairy in the city
An intriguing session was organised by the Departments of Philosophy and English on Adorno, Exile and Culture by Mr. Jatin Wagle on 11th September 2018
Ms. Lynn D’Lima, Research Fellow, Microbiology Department, SIES College gave a talk on the working of UV-Visible Spectrometer. 18 students of F Y BSc attended the lecture. This was followed by the demonstration in the Microbiology lab
Under the guidance of Mr. Kiran Nabar, colleagues in the department conducted a workshop on the working and maintenance of power supply
Physics Department conducted IAPT summer school 2018 from 4th June 2018 to 15th June 2018 . 34 students from different colleges in Mumbai benefited. The sessions were conducted the teachers from different colleges and IIT, Mumbai
Report of Departmental activities conducted during the academic year 2018-2019