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

Institutional Distinctiveness

Nexus of Contemporary and Conventional Approaches for Holistic Development: Shaping Futures at B. K. Birla College.

B.K.Birla College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Kalyan, a multi-faculty premier institution of higher learning, was established in 1972, by Kalyan Citizens’ Education Society with the blessings of Syt. B. K. Birlaji and Smt. Saralaji Birla.

The college is affiliated to UoM and offers 33UG, 34PG and 9Ph.D. Programmes, with an enrolment of 8,700+ students. The College has made remarkable progress during the last 51 years, and has become a nodal center, that enables students to be intellectually alive and socially responsible citizens. The governance and leadership structure of the College resonates with vision and mission.

The ecosystem of the College equips students to excel personally, professionally, and socially, enabling them to be excellent human resources, guided by the timeless values of our patrons-Simplicity, Humility, and Humanity.

The College primarily focuses on the Holistic Development of students and achieves it through the following 03 approaches –

1 . Nurturing Academic Excellence :

Over the past five decades, the College has grown exponentially, expanding from offering 03 traditional programs in 1972 to 33UG, 34PG and 09 Ph.D. programs in 2022-23

The College admits students from diverse backgrounds (linguistic, economic, social, cultural, etc.). The College offers equitable learning opportunities to all students. The academic flexibility brought about by autonomy has resulted in curriculum revision in the light of vision and mission, glocal and stakeholder’s needs, and graduate attributes. College achieves the learning outcomes to inculcate graduate attributes through experiential learning(simulations, research projects, field visits, etc.), participative learning(flipped classrooms, presentations, quiz etc.); and problem solving(Case studies, inquiry-based learning, etc.) Departments host academic fests(Inter-Collegiate Science Fest-Pravah, Intra-College festivals: Commergence, Management Day, etc.) for experiential learning.

Our Chief Patron, Padma Bhushan Smt. Rajashreeji Birla and Dr. Smt. Neerjaji Birla have visited the college and lauded our efforts and appreciated the progress of the college.

Eminent academicians, Scientists and other distinguished personalities (Padma Vibhushan(Prof. M.M.Sharma, Prof. Anil Kakodkar), Padma Shri(Prof. G.D.Yadav, Prof. Ramkrishna Hosur, Prof. Deepak Pathak, Dr. Sharad Kale, Dr. Girish Prabhune, Ms.Dipa Karmakar, Dr. Prakash Baba Amte), Magsaysay Awardee(Dr. Rajendra Singh, Mr. Sonam Wangchuk, Dr. Bharat Vatwani) Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. R.D.Kulkarni, Pro Vice-Chancellor Prof. Ajay Bhamre), have enriched the learnings of all stakeholders.

The College has adequate digital infrastructure(Computer labs, Animation lab, e-Yantra lab, 3D lab, Media lab, Hybrid and Smart Classrooms, ERP, etc.), supported by 200 MBPS+100 MBPS fiber optics internet, e-library, etc. for ICT-driven teaching-learning process.

2. Skill Development:

Skill enhancement has been achieved through academics and extension activities. College has introduced new age programs/courses at UG, PG, Diploma, and Certificate courses(with additional credits) to enhance abilities, skills, and knowledge. Students are encouraged to enrol for additional courses like SWAYAM-NPTEL, MOOCs, MKCL, IIT Spoken tutorial etc. through the online mode to earn additional credits. College encourages faculty members & students to promote research culture and creates curiosity, inquiry, critical & analytical thinking in the pursuit of knowledge.

The college has 23 Research Guides. Faculty members have been sanctioned 33 Major and Minor Research Projects and have contributed 482 research publications, 34 Patents, 284 books/chapters/articles, etc. during last five years.

The college organises Students’ Research Conference in management every year since 2016-17 and motivates students to participate in

  • Avishkar,(Inter-Collegiate/Institute/Department Research Convention, UoM)
  • International Economics Convention
  • The Asia-Pacific Business Research Conference, etc.

The College organises various activities under NCC/NSS/DLLE/Rotaract Club to inculcate life skills, cognitive skills, and motivate the students for selfless service. The college has organised numerous extension activities namely Unnat Bharat Abhiyan, Blood Donation Camps, Voter Awareness Drives, Tree-Plantation Drives, contributions to Flood Relief Camps, visits to old age homes, food, and clothes/student kits-donation drives in adopted villages, etc. for fostering life skills amongst the students.

The College has adequate sports facilities, including chess, table tennis, cricket, football, well-equipped air-conditioned gym, etc

The students have showcased exceptional skill, dedication, and success in various sports events, marking their achievements at University, National and International level.

College has been ranked 4th in UoM for A.Y.2018-19 and during last five years. College has organized ‘AllIndia Inter-University Rugby Championship(Men and Women)’ (April 2022); West Zone interUniversity Tennis (Men) Tournament (Nov. 2022), etc. Arts Circle provides an engaging platform for students to showcase and refine their talents, contributing to students' holistic development. The students have achieved numerous awards and recognition. Events like Birlotsav, Talent Hunt, Golden Jubilee Celebrations, Parivartan, etc. are organised to foster creativity, teamwork, and to hone their talent.

3. Healthy Body & Mind

College ensures the physical and mental fitness of the students emphasising on the wellbeing of all stakeholders. Yoga and fitness sessions are organised to maintain stress free and physical flexibility. Gymkhana provides training a team of yoga enthusiasts for participation in competitive events, students have won numerous medals at the university level in yoga. A certificate course on Yoga is designed for providing knowledge of various yoga poses and its benefit in one’s health. The College has a medical room facility for stakeholders, with a full time trained nurse.

There are first aid kits in the departments and sick beds in few departments for any medical emergency. Medical assistance is also accessible at Century Rayon Hospital and Ayush Hospital. In the wake of the pandemic, there has been a growing recognition of the significance of mental health and its well-being. Faculty members guided and counselled the students.

Mpower, an initiative by Aditya Birla Education Trust has established Mpower Counselling Cell on 17th February 2021in the campus realizing the importance and need for Mental Healthcare Solutions. It works on different ground realities faced by the individuals to break the stigma attached to mental health. MPowerCell has catered to the needs of more than 13,000+ students and 300+ faculty members, staff and their families free of cost. Various webinars/sessions were organized relating to general mental health for creating awareness about mental health. College participated in various activities such as Tata Marathon, World Mental Health Day, etc. college is planning to expand the services of MPower Cell to other educational institutions in the vicinity. This demonstrates commitment to promoting physical and mental well-being among students and staff.

Every action at the College, is a testament to the commitment of higher education and quest for excellence.
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