The Doongarsee Gangjee Ruparel College is part of a group of institutions that belongs to the Modern Education Society. The college started its HSC and degree courses in 1975. It has introduced papers in Information Technology at the junior college level and undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Computer Science and Information Technology. The Doongarsee Gangjee Ruparel College is located on a campus measuring 40217 square metres and owes its pre-eminence in the sphere of education to Seth Gordhandas Jadavji Ruparel and his younger brother Seth Narayandas Jadavji Ruparel of Messrs Doongarsee Gangjee and Sons, Mumbai. D.G. Ruparel College is one of the colleges in Mumbai that provides clean and green environment to the students.
Locattion of Doongarsee Gangjee Ruparel College
The College is situated in the Metropolitan City of Mumbai
. It is the only college of its kind that can boast of having a spacious campus with clean and green environment. It is located opposite Matunga Road Station (W.R.) and is a few minutes walk from Shivaji Park. The campus, known as the Ruparel College campus has Arts, Science, Library, Gymkhana and Canteen buildings, Boy`s Hostel, Principal`s bungalow, two Vice - Principal bungalows and the Administrative building. The New Law College functions from the Arts building of the Ruparel College.
Junior College (Higher Secondary) classes started functioning with the Degree College in 1975. In 1980, various bi-focal Vocational courses were introduced at the +2 stage. At present, Electronics, Computer Science and Electrical Maintenance are offered at the +2 stage. In 1988 - 89, Minimum Competency Vocational Course (MCVC) was introduced. The new Three Year Degree course was introduced by the University of Mumbai in 1977. The Commerce faculty was introduced in the College in 1979 - 80 and the first batch of T. Y. B.Com. Students appeared in 1983. The College has completed more than fifty years of glorious service in the field of academics, sports, performing arts and other extra curricular activities. The College, affiliated to the University of Mumbai
has gathered the reputation and social recognition over the years as an institution second to none.
The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) have accredited the College with the prestigious Grade A and it is one amongst the top 1 percent of the Colleges with higher grade in the country. At present the College admits students for certain Post Graduate Courses for M.Sc. by Paper and by Research and Ph.D. Degree in subjects like Chemistry, Physics, Botany, Zoology, etc.
Courses Offered at Doongarsee Gangjee Ruparel College
The College offers the following paper/courses on a No Grant Basis:
Paper in Information Technology at Junior College level
B.Sc. in Computer Science
M.Sc. - Computer Science
B.Sc. - Information Technology
M.Sc. - Information Technology
Bachelor of Management Studies (B. M. S.)
Proficiency course in English Language - for students of F.Y.B.A. who are not proficient in English under the COHSSIP scheme of the University Grants Commission.
Functional English as Vocational subject - under the scheme of the University Grants Commission in ARTS Stream.
Facilities at Doongarsee Gangjee Ruparel College
The College has acquired 4 Broadband lines for providing Internet facility to the students. In addition to the laboratories the Internet facility is available in all departments and on 16 terminals in the Library. Computerization of Office Administration and Library working is in full swing.
The College has produced a number of luminaries in the field of academics, sports and extra curricular activities such as Dr. Anil Kakodkar (Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission), Shri Anil Joshi (MD, Dena Bank), Shri Subhash Dandekar (Chairman, Camlin Industry), Shri Gajanan Pendharkar (MD, Vicco Laboratories), Ajit Agarkar, Ramesh Rajaram Powar
(Cricket Player), Urmila Matondkar
(Actor), Mrs. Aishwarya Rai Bachhan
(Actor), Shri Ashok Hande (Stage Artist) are some of the luminaries.