The Trust: How it all began
Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM), a professionally managed trust with a large number of prestigious academic institutions under its umbrella. SVKM is the brain child of leading industrialists and socially conscious philanthropists who wanted to contribute to the local area by founding educational institutions.
Shri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal was established in the year 1934 for the purpose of providing school level education to the residents of Vile Parle and the surrounding areas. Twenty five years later, as the Mandal celebrated its Silver Jubilee; suggestions were received from the members to make arrangements to provide college level education too. The absence of colleges run by Gujarati Managements in nearby suburbs compelled our students to go through daily commute to colleges in South Mumbai which was becoming
more difficult day by day. After giving careful consideration to the suggestions, the Managing Committee decided in principle to start,a Commerce College in the campus of the Mandal in the JVPD scheme area of Vile Parle. Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics was thus established in 1964..

The College:
Although the college started by focusing on education to make students selfreliant and to prepare them for careers in the commerce field, it gradually extended the scope of its activities to include the molding of the overall personality of the students. With greater competition in every walk of life it has become a necessity to prepare students to shine in all areas.See more.

A college which started with an initial intake of 250 students has now grown to have a total strength of approximately 5500 students. It started with just one course in B.COM in 1964 and has added 3 more courses in Bachelor of Management Studies, Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance), Bachelor in Commerce (Financial Markets) and one inter-disciplinary Course Bachelor of Science (Information Technology). The college has also started post graduate course in Commerce with three streams Advanced Accountancy. Business Management and Banking and Finance. In its journey of 51 years the college has given many prominent Industrialists, Chartered accountants, film artists , singers, musicians, theatre personalities, fashion designers and sport stars to the country.

The Library:

NM library is the most sought after place in the college by students , ex-students as well as faculties. It is completely air-conditioned with a seating capacity of 250 students. The conducive atmosphere for studying and the availability of rich resources for study including text books, reference books, e-journals, databases and excess to various information makes it a very apt place for study for students pursuing professional courses along with the traditional programmes.


All the classrooms in the college along with the administrative office is completely air-conditioned. The classrooms are fitted with LCD projectors and the entire campus is wifi enabled. We have two lifts with one of them specially catering to those students and who need to use the wheel chair in case of major injuries or are physically challenged. There are 2 computer laboratories with 40 machines in each laboratory and one electronic laboratory for the BSC(IT) students.

Training and Placement Cell:>

The trust has provided us with a Training and Placement Cell which invites companies on the campus for recruitment. They also conduct training sessions in soft skills for all the students who have registered for the placement program before the placement interviews. They also help in the conduct of soft skills sessions for all the teaching faculties before their induction in the college.

Alumni Association:

The college has a very active and vibrant alumni association NAAM (Narsee Monjee Alumni Association Movement) which is now registered as a trust. The activities of the association range from felicitating meritorious students to recognizing the efforts of teaching and non-teaching staff on their day of retirement to coming in as guest speakers to bridge the gap between academia and industry to helping in the conduct of the Business Plan Competition –Intent to providing with finance to innovative start up ideas to sponsoring students to help them participate in international competitions and much more. The alumni of the college is very illustrious. The college can talk about successful alumni like Mr. Nirmal Jain of India Info line, Mrs Ashu Suyash as the CEO of Crisil, Mr. Pinankin Desai as a well established Tax Consultant, Mr. Paresh Rawal, Mr. Amol Gupte, Mr. Makrand Deshpande, Ms. Anita Dongre, Mr. Anil Bhandari, Mr. Jagdeep Kapoor, and the list goes on.

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