Ghanshyamdas Saraf College Re-Accredited by NAAC With an 'A' Grade

Mumbai, India (PressExposure) July 05, 2013 -- Ghanshyamdas Saraf College of Arts & Commerce was felicitated yesterday by Dr Rajan Welukar, Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai for being re-accredited by NAAC with an 'A' grade. With a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) score of 3.23, the college also top scored among all suburban colleges. To commemorate the occasion the college held a celebratory event that was presided by Shri Ashok M. Saraf, President, Rajasthani Sammelan and attended by dignitaries that included Dr. Naresh Chandra, Pro - Vice Chancellor University of Mumbai, Dr. Sujata Karmarkar, Principal of Ghanshyamdas Saraf College, Shri Kailash Kejriwal, Hon. Secretary of Rajasthani Sammelan and Shri Kailash Parasrampuria, Hon. Secretary of Ghanshyamdas Saraf College among others.

Dr. Rajan Welukar, Vice Chancellor, University of Mumbai congratulated Ghanshyamdas Saraf College and said, "It's a proud moment not only for the college, but also for the University. University of Mumbai has top scored the nation with the maximum number of 'A' grades in the country."

"The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) team while granting the re-accreditation appreciated the quality of teachers, well maintained infrastructure and the active role of the supportive management with social commitment. The NAAC team was very impressed with the past and present students of the college and their bond with the college," informed Prof. Bhavana Vaidya, NAAC coordinator.

"We constantly keep trying to touch greater heights. This re-accreditation reinforces our commitments to deliver best education to our students. It is because of the dedicated efforts of the members of the teaching and non-teaching staff, that we have been able to build this respectable reputation for our institution. I am really proud and congratulate all my fellow members and motivate them to keep going as a strong team, like we have been for over 30 years now,'' said over-whelmed Shri Ashok Saraf, President, Rajasthani Sammelan.

Affiliated to the University of Mumbai, Ghanshyamdas Saraf College of Arts & Commerce has been named in the memory of late Shri Ghanshyamdas Saraf - Father of Shri Mahavirprasad G. Saraf, a great philanthropist, main donor and managing trustee of the college. The college began with 220 girl students, as a girls' college. In 2004, the college ventured into self financed courses and today the college offers various self-financed graduation and post graduation courses along with traditional course such as BMS, BMM, BBI, BFM, BAF, B.ScIT, MCOM and MACJ. In 2010 it got certified with ISO 9001-2008 and since has 2011-12, the college has become co-educational. The student strength today is 4284.

"The college has maintained consistently good academic standards which is reflected in our University results," concluded Dr. Sujata Karmarkar, principal of the college.

About Rajasthani Sammelan:

Rajasthani Sammelan a registered public charitable trust was established in the year 1948 at Malad, Mumbai, with an aim to promote various educational charitable and social activities. Over the years, the trust has played a very vital role in promoting and providing educational opportunities to various sections of the society and today has 12 educational institutions with over 13500 students.

About NAAC:

The NATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION COUNCIL (NAAC) is an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country. NAAC was established in 1994 with its headquarters at Bangalore. NAAC aims at making quality the defining element of higher education in India through a combination of self and external quality evaluation, promotion and sustenance initiatives.

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