Mumbai University awarded '69-year-old' college as the 'best college' of 2016



The winning colleges have bagged a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 50,000

On the 70th independence day of the country, the University of Mumbai awarded the '69-year-old' Jai Hind College as one of the 'best college' of 2016.

Only 18 colleges out of 740 colleges applied for the award. Of which 15 are from urban areas and three from rural areas.

Who won the award?

  • The university awarded two affiliated colleges each from urban and rural areas for their excellence in the education standard
  • In the urban section, Maharshi Dayanand College, Parel, was the other college that won the award
  • Pillai College in Panvel and Godavari Shyamrao Parulekar College, Talasari won the award in the rural category
  • The winning colleges bagged a trophy and a cash prize of Rs 50,000.

Why was a committee appointed?
Earlier, the university appointed a committee to scrutinise the applications of the participating colleges on various fields such as results, sports,  cultural activities and research.

From the principal's desk of Jai Hind College

Principal of Jai Hind College, Ashok Wadia told the Indian Express,  "Established in 1948, the college has a rich heritage. It is great that its contributions to the education sector have been recognised."


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