B. K. Birla College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Kalyan
Empowered Autonomous Status
Conducted by Kalyan Citizens' Education Society
Affiliated to University of Mumbai
Reaccredited by NAAC (3rd Cycle) with ‘A’ Grade (CGPA – 3.58) | ISO 9001: 2015 Certified
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Governing Body 2018 - 19

B. K. Birla College of Arts, Science and Commerce (Autonomous), Kalyan Governing Body (2018-19)

Management (5 Members)
Trust or management as per the constitution or byelaws, with the Chairman or President / Director as the Chairperson
Shri O. R. Chitlange
Business Head, Century Rayon; Managing Director, Century Enka Ltd.
Shri Subodh Dave
Joint President (P&A)
Century Rayon, Shahad.
Shri Apurva Gupta
Joint President (Rayon and Aux.)
Century Rayon, Shahad.
Shri Yogesh Shah
Sr. Vice President (Finance)
Century Rayon, Shahad.
Dr. Naresh Chandra
Director (Education)
B. K. Birla College (Autonomous), Kalyan
Teachers of the College (2 Members)
Nominated by the Principal based on seniority by rotation
Dr. Geetha Unnikrishnan
Associate Professor and Head
Dept. of Zoology
Shri Shailesh Shrivastav
Associate Professor and Head
Dept. of History
Educationist or industrialist (1 Member)
Nominated by the management
Prin. Ashok Pradhan
Former Vice-Chancellor
YCMOU, Nashik.
UGC Nominee (1 Member)
Nominated by the UGC
Prof. Makarand Paranjape
Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Rashtrapati Niwas, Shimla.
State Government nominee (1 Member)
Academician not below the rank of professor or State Government official of Directorate of Higher Education / State Council of Higher Education
Dr. Rohidas Kale
Joint Director
Mumbai Division, Mumbai
University Nominee (1 Member)
Nominated by the University
Dr. Usha Mukundan
R. J. College (Autonomous), Mumbai.
Principal of the College
Dr. Avinash G. Patil
B. K. Birla College (Autonomous), Kalyan
Permanent Invitees
Shri M. Zojwala
Indraprastha Housing Society, Bldg. No.1 - 701, Near Adharwadi Chowk, Kalyan
Shri B. P. Karwa
Asst. Vice President (Info. Tech.)
Century Rayon, Shahad.
Dr. Vijay Joshi
Former Principal
K. J. Somaiya College, Mumbai
Dr. Swapna Samel
Sr. Vice Principal
B. K. Birla College (Autonomous), Kalyan
The Governing Body shall be reconstituted every three years except in the case of UGC nominee who shall have a term of five years.
Meetings of the Governing Body shall be held at least twice a year. Functions of the Governing Body:

Subject to the existing provision in the bye-laws of respective college and rules laid down by the state government / parent university, the Governing Body shall:

  • Guide the college while fulfilling the objectives for which the college has been granted autonomous status.
  • Institute scholarships, fellowships, studentships, medals, prizes and certificates on the recommendations of the Academic Council
  • Approve new programmes of study leading to degrees and / or diplomas.
  • All recruitments of Teaching Faculty / Principal shall be made by the Governing Body / state government as applicable in accordance with the policies laid down by the UGC and State Government from time to time.
  • To approve annual budget of the college before submitting the same at the UGC.
  • Perform such other functions and institute committees, as may be necessary and deemed fit for the proper development of the college
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