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Sophia College, Mumbai

Sophia College Mumbai was established in 1941. This college has been accredited as "A" Grade College by National Assessment and Association Council (NAAC) of India. It primarily contributes in imparting undergraduate courses for the higher education and it is also affiliated to the University of Mumbai. This educational institution is essentially for women who could develop their individual talent and transform the entire being. Sophia College Bombay was established with an objective to impart the higher education of women. This college has been considered as the very good college category as NAAC describes its quality profile. The motto of Sophia College is "Urdhva Mula" that means in English "Roots Upwards". These words invoke in the minds of the student hope and courage when they face defeated hopes and unrealized ideals. This educational institution has its own auditorium in which the various shows and seminars are held. This college provides the counseling service to the students. Members of the staff counsel them in deciding and making a good decision. The inter-collegiate festival that is organized annually is known as Kaleidoscope. Ananya and Kaleidoscope are the two festivals of this college. Kaleidoscope 2009 festival still rocks.

The alumni association of Mumbai Sophia College is very vibrant and lively. In order to take hostel admission for 2010 to 2011 in Sophia College for Women, candidates can acquire the hostel admission form from the college office counter and it can't be acquired by post. This facility is provided to the students who come from out of Mumbai. A local guardian or parent is necessary to accompany while taking admission. The application form must be attached with a photograph, two letters of recommendation, Xerox copy of birth certificate, medical fitness certificate and self addressed envelope that should be addressed to the guardian. This college also intends to offer hotel management course. Sophia College B K Somani Polytechnic is located in Bhulabhai Desai Road. It also imparts the fashion designing courses to the students. It offers social communications courses in media.

Courses in Sophia College Mumbai

Under Graduate Courses

Junior College

The Junior College offers courses that are made by the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary education which gives them the Higher Secondary Certificate Examination (H.S.C.).
  • Arts
  • Science
  • Vocational
Senior College

Under the Senior College category of Sophia College for Women, it offers bachelors degree for the students to acquire knowledge or academic qualification in this field. These include:
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  • Bachelor of Mass Media (B.M.M.)
Post Graduate Courses

The post graduate courses offered by Sophia College in Mumbai are as follows:
  • M. Sc. in Life Science
  • M. Sc. in Microbiology
  • M. Sc. in Biochemistry
Post Graduate Diploma Courses

This is a post-graduate programme and this course is available for B. Sc and M. Sc. students both (men and women).
  • Diploma in Clinical Analysis (Medical Technology)
Certificate Courses

Sophia's College Mumbai offers certificate courses for the students to pursue along with their bachelor degree so as to enhance your extra curricular activity. These are as follows:
  • Certificate Course in Women's Empowerment
  • Certificate Course in Cooking and Baking
Admission Procedure

For taking admission for the session 2010 to 2011 in the Sophia College, to know about the admission procedure is very necessary.

Junior College

The pass outs of S.S.C. examination that was conducted by the Maharashtra Board can apply for the first year Junior College in arts, science and vocational courses. Pass out students from any other board than Maharashtra Board are required to attain the eligibility form from the Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education, Mumbai Divisional Board, Plot No.27 & 28, Sector No.16A, Vashi, Navi Mumbai 400703. The documents required to submit at the time of admission along with the application form are as follows:

1. Eligibility Application Form. The Photograph on the Eligibility Form must be signed by the Principal of the school and also attach Rs.20/- Stamp Paper.
2. Photocopy of the mark sheet.
3. Photocopy of the school leaving certificate.
4. Photocopy of the passing certificate.
5. Original migration certificate.

After the S.S.C. results are declared then the application forms for the same are out.

Senior College

The pass outs of H.S.C. examination that is conducted by the Maharashtra State Board can apply for bachelor courses in arts, science and mass media. Those students who have acquired degree from any other board than Maharashtra Board are required to acquire the "provisional Eligibility Certificate" from the Registrar, University of Mumbai. They need to submit the original copies of these certificates at the time of admission

1. Passing Certificate
2. Statement of Marks
3. Migration Certificate

After the H.S.C. results are declared, the application forms for the same college are available in the colleges.

For taking admissions to the post-graduate Degree Courses (M.Sc.), the admission procedure is based on the University rules.
In order to apply for the admissions in DCA and QA courses, you need to contact the College Office.

Sophia College
Bhulabhai Desai Road
Mumbai 400 026, India
Telephone Number: 2351 2642 / 2352 3304
Fax: 2351 3183
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