Arts Colleges in Mumbai

Updated on: Feb 2, 2024

Subjects under Arts or Social Sciences include Sociology, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Religions, Culture, Visual art, Performing art, Sculptural art and Literature.

Talking in terms of their nature, they are non scientific, have nothing to do with business or economics and they are not part of science and technology. They are the part of education, or concerning areas of knowledge that give leaner a refined sense of knowing, thinking, and feeling. Scholars working in humanities are sometimes described as ‘humanists’. The humanities are those academic fields which study the human situation, using methods that are largely analytical, critical and speculative.

At IIT Mumbai, the department of humanities and social sciences was founded in 1958. At present, the department offers education in five fields, namely, Economics, English, Philosophy, Psychology and Sociology. is now granted a Five Star status by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Another famous Arts college, SNDT Women's University was established for the cause of women's empowerment by equipping them with education, mainly higher education in the areas of relevant courses in the formal and professional fields. An admission to Arts colleges opens up a whole new world of chance for the students.

Courses and Eligibility:

Bachelor of Arts: Duration 3 years
Eligibility: Person should have passed 12th in the concerned subject with good marks from a recognized university.
Master of Arts: Duration 2 years
Eligibility: Person should have done Bachelor of Arts in the concerned subject with good marks from a recognized university.
St Xavier's College, Mumbai
Here's a look at the latest rankings for the best arts/ humanities colleges in Mumbai, that may help you short list colleges to apply to, for academic session 2015 - 2016:

1. St. Xavier's College
2. K J Somaiya College of Arts & Commerce
3. Ramnarain Ruia College
4. Elphinstone College
5. Sophia College for Women
6. Jai Hind College
7. Kelkar Education Trust's Vinayak Ganesh Vaze College of Arts, Science and Commerce
8. St. Andrew's College of Arts,Science and Commerce
9. Kishinchand Chellaram (K C) College of Arts, Science and Commerce
10. Mithibai College

India Today - Nielson, 2014 Survey

In pic: US President Barack Obama addressing college students at St. Xavier's college, Mumbai, during his visit in 2010.

In order to guide the students and aid them as they seek admissions into various Arts colleges across Mumbai, we have tried to list different good colleges and their others information details.

Burhani College
Nesbit Rd.,
Mazagaon, Mumbai- 10

First Year BA :
A. Arab / Urdu / Guj / Hin / Mar
B. Arb / Urdu / Guj / Eng Guj / Hin / Mar with Hist-Geo, Hist-Psy, Hist-Socio

Sec. Year BA:
A. Mass Comm/ Bus.Comm/ Advt. / BK & ACC
B. Arabic, English, Hindi, Urdu, History, Economics, Islamic Studies, Geography, Sociology, Psychology

Third Year BA:
A. Eng/Hin/Arab/ Urdu/Hist/Eco
B. Three papers groups from the Combination offered in F.Y. & S.Y. B.A.
1. One Lang.One Social Sc
2. Two Social Sc

Bhausaheb Vartak Arts, Sc.& Commerce
Sheth Kanji V.Parekh Arts,
Commerce Junior College,

Near M.H.B.Colony,
Goraj Road, Borivali(W) Mumbai-50

First Year BA :
A. Eco-Pol / Geo-Psy / Socio
B. Mar / Hin / Guj

Sec. Year BA: B. BK/Bus Comm/ Advt.

Third Year BA:
A. Eco / Socio / Pol. Sc
B. Eco / Pol.Sc / Psy / Socio

Bhavan’s Hazarimal Somani
College of Arts

K.M.Munshi Marg,
Chowpatty,Mumbai- 7
Phone No :-3691136 /1508
Email:[email protected]

First Year BA :
Any three from
A. Eco/His/Sank/Mar
B. Socio/Comm
C. Psy/Pol.Sc
D. Mar/Eng/Hin

Sec. Year BA: B. BK/BC/MC

Third Year BA:
A. Eng/Eco/Hist
B. Two subjects from Eco,
His, Socio, Pol, Psy, Phil,
Eng, Mar, Sank, Comm

Bhavan’s College
Munshi Nagar,
Andheri, Mumbai- 58
Tel. No. 56970066/21/22/23
Fax: 56964930

First Year BA :
A. Eco-Phil / Psy / Pol /Hin / Mar / Guj/ Pol /Geo-Eng Hin / Mar /Guj Eco-His-Phil / Psy /Pol / Geo / Eng / Hin /Mar / Guj
B. Hin/Mar/Guj

Sec. Year BA: B. Inv.Anal / Gandh Bus.Comm /Comp.Rel Pop.Stud

Third Year BA:
A. Eco / His / Eng / Phil
B. Eco-Hin / Pol / MarHis-Pol /Hin / Mar / Guj Hin / Mar / Guj

D.G.Ruparel College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Opp.Matunga Rd.,
St. (W.R.) Senapati Bapat Marg,
Mahim , Mumbai-1

First Year BA :
Mar/Hin Psy-Phill-His/Pol/Lit Mar/Ehg-Psy-His His-P0l-Phill/Geo Eco-Pol/Lit/Geo His/stats Economics/Psychology/Statistics/Politics/Geography/Psychology/History/ Philosophy/Marathi /English/Book Keeping/ Mass Communication/Health Psychology/Elementary Quantitative Techniques

Sec. Year BA: BK / Mass Comm/Health Psy Pop.stud/Comp Prog.

Third Year BA:
A. Eco/Mar/Phil Psy/Eng
B. Eco-Pol.Sc Eco-His, Eco-Stats, Phill-Psy, Mar-Psy, Mar-His, Eng-His, Psy, His-Pol-Sc, Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics/Statistics/Botany/Zoology/Computer Sc./Economics/Econometrics/History Economic Thought/English/Marathi/Philosophy/ Psychology

Elphistone College
156, M.G. Road,
Fort, Mumbai- 32.
Principal :+91-022-22843797
Office : +91-022-22844060
Fax: : +91-022-22843797
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]

First Year BA : Mar / Pol / Comm-AIC/Phil / Socio / Fre Hin /Psy / Eco / Mar/ Pol /Comm-AIC / Phil /Socio.Fre.Eng Stats /Geo / Ger Mar / Pol /Comm- AIC / Phil / Socio/Fre-His /Maths /Sank AIC/ Phil / Socio /Fre Hin / Psy / Eco-Eng /Stats / Geo / Ger His /Maths /Sank

Sec. Year BA: Pub.Rel / Gandh / Mass Comm / Comp.Rel / Travel & Tour / Int.Law / Pop.Stud / Comp. Prog / Psy of Adj

Third Year BA: Eng / Hin / Fre / Eco /Socio / Phil / Hist /AIC / Geo / Mar /Sank / Ger

G.E. Society’s, Dr. T.K. Tope Arts & Comm.
Night College

C/o. R.M. Bhatt High School,
2nd Floor, Gokhale Soc.
Lane, Parel Mumbai- 12

First Year BA : Eco-Pol.Sc / Mar
Sec. Year BA: Advertisement
Third Year BA: Eco / Pol.Sc / Mar

Guru Nanak College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Guru Tegh Bahadur Nagar,
Mumbai- 37
Tel.: 2407 1098
Fax: 2401 3273
E-mail: [email protected]

First Year BA :
A. Eco-Pol-His-Hin (any three)
B. Hind/Mar

Sec. Year BA: Mass Comm/Pop Stud

Third Year BA: Eco / Hist / Pol Sc / Hin (three/six units)

I.Y. College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Jogeshwari (E),
Mumbai- 60

First Year BA : Any 3 of given below
1. Mar / Guj / Urdu
2. Hin / Arab
3.Eng / Por / Sank / Maths
4. Eco / Phil
5. Pol / AIC
6. His / Isl Stud
7. Psy / socio
8. Mar / Hin / Guj /
Urdu / Sank / Per / Arab

Sec. Year BA: Advt. / Mass Comm Gen Intro/Pop Stud

Third Year BA:
A. Eng / Mar / Urdu / Guj / Hin/Soc.Sci / Eco /His / Pop.Sc
B. Arb / Per / Soc.Sci / Phil / AIC
C. Sank /Soc.Sci / Psy /Socio / Islam Cul / Mar

Jai Hind College J.T. Lalvani College of Commerce
23-24, Backbay Reclamation ‘A’ Road,
Mumbai- 20

Jai Hind College
Admissions Office,
"A" Road, Churchgate
Mumbai - 400 020
Telephone : 22041095 / 0256
Fax : 22886483
Email : [email protected]

First Year BA : Eco-Comm / Pol / Phil /His (any Two) Eco / Pol / Phil / His (any Two)Psy / Pol / Phil / His (any Two) Eng / Guj Psy / Pol /Phil /Hist (any Two) Eng / Guj

Sec. Year BA: Travel & Tour /Advt / Jour /Wom Stud / Psy of Adj BK

Third Year BA:
A. Eco / Eng / Psy
B. Eng-His /Phil / Psy/ Eco-Comm / P ol His-Phil /Psy / Pol Psy-Phil

Kishinchand Chellaram College
124, Dinshaw Wachha Road,
Churchgate, Mumbai 400 020
Tel: 91-22-2285 5726, 2202 0132
Fax: 91-22-2202 9092

First Year BA : Eco-Com / His-Pol Sc. / Hin / Fre / Stat /Socio Hist-AIC / Eco / Eng Pol / Socio / Hin / Fre Psy-Socio / Hin / Fre AIC / Eng

Sec. Year BA: Eco-Com / His-Pol Sc. / Hin /Fre / Stat /Socio Hist-AIC /Eco / Eng Pol / Socio /Hin / Fre Psy-Socio / Hin / Fre AIC / Engs

Third Year BA:
A. Eco/Socio/His/ Eng/Hin/Psy/AIC
B. Eco.Comm/Social/Hist/Stat Hist/AIC Psy-AIC/Socio AIC-Socio/Hin

Khalsa College Kings
Matunga, Mumbai - 400019
Tel: +(91)-(22)-24096234,24096635
Fax: +(91)-(22)-24016815
Email: [email protected]
[email protected]

First Year BA:
A. Eco-His/Maths-Phil/Stats Eco-His/Maths-Eng/Hin Eco-Hin/Maths-Mar/Guj/Fre/Pun Hist/Maths-Phjl/Stat-Mar/Guj/Fre/Pun Phil/Stats-Eng/ Hin-Mar/Guj/Fre/Pun
B. Hin/Pun/Mar/Guj/ Fre

Sec. Year BA: Invest Anal/Comp.Rel/Travel &Tour;

Third Year BA:
A. Eco/His/Phil/Hin/Eng/Mar

B. Eco-His/Phil/ Hin/Eng/Mar His-Phil/Hin/Eng/Mar Phil-Hin/Eng/Mar Eng/Mar

Kelkar Education Trusts Vinayak Vaze College of Arts, Sci. & Commerce
Mithanagar Road,
Mulund (E), Mumbai- 81
phone 21631421, 21631423

First Year BA: A. Eco-Pol / Socio-Psy /His / Mar / Eng /Hin Eco-Psy-Mar /Eng Eco / Pol-His-Mar / Eng /His Pol-Psy-Mar/Eng/Hin Socio-His/Psy-Mar/Eng/Hin
B. Mar/Hind

Sec. Year BA: Health Psy/ Journ/Mkt.Res/ Advt

Third Year BA:
A. Eco/Socio/His/ Pol/Mar/Eng/Psy
B. His-Pol/Mar/Hin/Eng/Psy Pol-Mar/Eng /Psy/Hin Psy-Mar/Eng Socio-Hin

Kirti College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Kashinath Dhuru Rd.
Off Veer Savarkar Marg,
Near Agar Bazar,
Dadar Mumbai-28

First Year BA:
A. Eco/Hin/Psy Pol.Sc/Mar/Eng/ Rul.Dev-His/Geo/ Phill/Sank
B. Mar/Hin

Sec. Year BA: Comp Rel/Intro Law/Journ

Third Year BA:
A. Pol.Sc/His/Ru. Dev /Mar / Eco / Geo /Eng / Sank / Hin
B. His-Pol.SC /Ru. Dev Mar / Phil-Mar /Sank Mar / Sank-Hin

L.S. Raheja College of Arts & Commerce
Juhu Road, Santa Cruz (West),
Mumbai – 400 054
Office : 2660 9320
BMS : 2660 7391
Personal : 02230 926003
Fax : 2660 6806
Website :

First Year BA:
A. 1 Hist/Socio/ Psy2 Comm/Socio/Psy3 Eco/Hist/Socio
B. Mar/Guj/Hin

Sec. Year BA: BK/Psych Adj/Advt/ Quant. Tech

Third Year BA:
A. Entire Eco/ Socio
B. Socio/Psy Hist/Socio Comm/Eco Hist/Psy

Laxmi Education Socety’s Sheth L.U. Javeri College of Arts & Sir M.V. College of Science & Commerce
Dr.S Radhakrishnan Marg,
Andheri, Mumbai-69

First Year BA:
A. Eco-Pol-Socio/His/Psy His/Psy-Socio-Phil/Eng /Mar/Guj/Hin Socio/Phil Eng
B. Mar/Guj/Hin/Kan

Sec. Year BA: Gen.Law/Invest anal/Psy of Adj/Mass C;omm/ Pop. Stud

Third Year BA:
A. Eco/socio/Pol
B. Eco/His-Pol/Socio Socio-Phil/Guj/Hin/Mar/ Eng Eng-Phil/His

Mithibai College of Arts Chauhan Inst.of Science & Amruthben Jr.College of Commerce & Economics
Vile Parle , Mumbai-56
Phone: (022) - 2618 4354 /
2618 4355
Email: [email protected]

First Year BA: Socio-Psy-Eco/ Guj/Mar/Hin Phil-Psy-Pol/Socio Eco-Pol-Comm/His His-Socio-Eco Socio-Psy-Eng

Sec. Year BA: Advt/Psy of Adj /Mass Comm/ Comp.Rel/Social Work/Pop.Stud

Third Year BA: Eco. / Phil / Eng / Pol.Sc / Socio / Psy / Guj

Maharshi Dayanand College of Arts,Science & Commerce
Shri Mangaldas Chowk,
25, Dr.S.S.Rao Road,
Parel, Mumbai-12
Email:[email protected]

First Year BA: Eco/His/Pol-Mar/ Hin/Eng/Guj/Kan Phill/Psy

Sec. Year BA: BK/Psy of Adj

Third Year BA:
A. Mar / Hin / His / Eco
B. Eng / Pol.Sc / Phil (any two)

Maharashtra College of Arts, Science & Commerce
246-A, Bellasis Road

First Year BA:
A.Eco / Hist / SocioPol.Sc /Psy / Islam Stud / Phil-Urdu / Eng / Hin /Per / Arab / Mar
B. Urdu / Hin / Mar /Arab/Per

Sec. Year BA: Mkt.Res / Pop. Stud /Invest Anal EnterDev /Gandh / Mass Comm /Intr to Law

Third Year BA:
A. Urdu-His / Arabic /Per / Islam Stud Per/ His / Arab Islam stud / Hin-Urdu
B. Eng / Urdu / Per /Arab / Hin/ Mar / Eco / Socio / His / Islam Stud /Pol

National Education Society’s Ratnam College of Arts, Sc & Commerce
National High School,
Ratnam College Marg,
Bhandup, Mumbai- 78

NES Complex,
National High School Marg,
Bhandup, Mumbai-400078.
Phone:25951381, 25954464
[email protected]

First Year BA: His / Eco-Pol / Eng-Socio / Mar

Sec. Year BA: Quant Tech

Third Year BA:
A. Eco/Pol.Sc/Socio
B. Socio-His Eng-His, Mar-His Pol-Mar, Pol-Socio

N.G. Acharya & D.K. Marathe College of Arts, Sci. & Commerce
Near Subhash Nagar,
N.G. Acharya Marg,
Chembur, Mumbai- 71
Tel:+(91)-(22) 25210962

First Year BA: Eco-Socio-Psy/ Mar/Eng B. Mar/Hin

Sec. Year BA: Psy of Adj/Advt

Third Year BA: Socio/Eco/Eng Eco, Socio,Psy, Mar (any Two)

Nagindas Khandwalla College of Commerce & Arts
RoadNo1,Bhadran Nagar,
Off S.V.Road,
Malad(West) Mumbai - 400 064
Tel :28072262/28085424

First Year BA: Geo-Psy Eco

Sec. Year BA: Advertisement

Third Year BA:
A. Geo/Psy/Eco
B. Geo/Psy Psy/Eco Geo/Eco

Om Vidyalankar Shikshan Santha Asmita College of Arts & Commerce for Women
Kannamwar Nagar-2

Vikhroli (E), Mumbai- 83

First Year BA:
A. Eco-Hist-Pol.Sc.
B. Hin/Mar

Sec. Year BA: Advertisement

Third Year BA: Economics

Ramniranjan Jhunjhumwala College
Ghatkopar Mumbai-86

First Year BA:
A. Eco-Phill/His-Geo Socio-pol.SC
B. Mar/Hin/Kan/Sank

Sec. Year BA: Pop.Stud/Bus. Comm/Travel & Tour

Third Year BA: Eco/Phil/His Pol.Sc Socio/Eng/Hin/ Mar

Rizvi College Of Arts, Science & Commerce
Rizvi Complex,
Off Carter Road,
Bandra (W) Mumbai-50

First Year BA:
A. Eco-Phil / Psy / Socio / Hin / Urdu / Eng (any three)
B. Hin / Urdu

Sec. Year BA: Mass Communication
Third Year BA:
A. Socio
B. Eng.Socio Eco.Socio

R.D.National College &W.A.; Science College
Linking Road,
Bandra, Mumbai-50

First Year BA:
A. Psy-Eco-His/Pol/ Eng/Hin Psy-His-Pol/Eng/ Hin Psy-Pol-Eng/Hin
B. Fre/Hin/Mar

Sec. Year BA: Mass Comm / Psy of Adj

Third Year BA: Psy / Eco / His / Eng

Ramnarain Ruia College
Matunga, Mumbai- 19
Tel :24143098, 24142480

First Year BA:
A. Eco-Comm-Hin/ Eng/Fr/Sans/Stat Eco-Hist-Comm/Fr/Pol/Eng/Hin/Mar/Sans ;Eco-maths-Stats;Eco-Pol-Eng/Guj; Fr/Hi/Mar/Sans;Phil-Pol-Eng/Psy;Phil-Eng-Fr/Guj;Pol-Phil-Hist/Guj/Psy;Hist-Pol-Hind/Mar/Phil His-Mar-Hin;Phil-Mar-Hin/Sans Eco-Mar-Hin;Pol-Phil-Eng/Psy
B. Guj/Fr/Hin/Mar/ Sans

Sec. Year BA: Inv Analy / Journ /Mass Comm / Gandhism

Third Year BA: Eng / Mar / Thn / Fr /Sans / Phil / Pol / Eco / Hist / Stats /Maths Eco-Com / Pol /His / Stats;His-Pol Guj-Phil Mar-Eco /Pol

South Indian Edu Soc’s College,
Nerul Navi Mumbai-76

S K Somaiya College of Arts, Science and Commerce
Vidyanagar, Mumbai - 400 077,
TelNo: 2510 5113
Fax Number: 2502 5313
Email address: [email protected]

First Year BA: Psy/Socio/ His/Pol/Eco/PhilB. Hin/Mar

Sec. Year BA: BK/Mass Comm/Journ

Third Year BA:
A. Psy/His/Pol. Sci/Soci/ Eco/Phil
B. Psy-Phil, Socio-Psy,His-Pol.Sc, Eco-Pol.Sc

Siddharth College Anand Bhavan
D.N.Road, Fort,
Mumbai- 23
Off.: 022 - 2288 6822
Anand Bhavan: 22043868/22043614.
Fax : 2281 9049
Email: [email protected]

First Year BA: Socio - Psy - EngHis - Mar -HinHist - Pol -AIC /PSy / Pali / MarHin / SocioHis / Socio / AICEco - Pol - Socio /AICEco - Socio Psy / AIC

Sec. Year BA: Invest Analysis

Third Year BA:
A. Eng / Poli / His / Mar / Eco
B. Eng-Psy / Socio His-Mar / HinMar-Hin / Pali Eco-Pol /Socio Psy / AIC / Mar / HinHis-Pol / Socio / AIC /Psy / Pol-Socio / AIC

St. Xavier’s College
Mahapalika Marg,
Mumbai- 1
Phone: 91-22-22620661/ 22620662/22620665
Email: [email protected]

First Year BA: Eco/His/Psy-AIC Eng/Comm/Socio Pol/Eco/Stars Anthro/lst Cul/ French

Sec. Year BA: BK/Invest.Anal/ Mass Comm/Qt. Tech PSy,Sex Roles/Psy of Adj/Intro Law/Mar Res Tech

Third Year BA:
A. A/C/Eng/His/Psy;Pol/Sc/Eco/Socio
B. Socio-Psy/Eco/Anthro AIC-His/Anthro His-Pol Psy-Anthro;Eco-Comm Socio-Anthro;Eco-Pol/Socio

Sathaye College
Dixit Road,
Vile Parle, Mumbai- 57
Phone : 022 - 2614 1149
022 - 2613 0608
Email: [email protected]

First Year BA: Eco-Phil-His/Eng/Edn Eco-Pol-His/Eng/Edn Eco-Socio-His/Eng ; Mar-Hin-Pol/Phil Mar-Sank-Ohil/ Pol/Geo Mar-Eng-Geo/Pol; Hin-Psy-Pol/AIC/ Socio;Hin-Phil-Guj/AIC AIC-Phil-Edn/ Sank/Eng AIC-Edn/Geo/Pol;Eng-Socio-Psy/AIC;Hin-Geo-Mar/AIC; Psy-Pol-Sank/Edn Guj-His-Phil/Socio Fre-Socio-Eng

Third Year BA: AIC-His

SIES College of Arts, Science
& Commerce

Jain Society,
Sion (West), Mumbai-22
Tel: 2407 27 29 (Office)
Fax: 2409 6633
Email: [email protected]

First Year BA:
A. Eco-Pol.Sc-His/Eng/Hin Eco-Pol.Sc-Psy Pol.Sc-Phill-Psy/ His Phill-Psy/His-Pol. Sc/Eng/Hin
B. Mar/Hin/French

Sec. Year BA: Quant.Tech./ Pop.Stud/Comp Rel/Travel & Tour/Comp.Prog Intro to Law

Third Year BA:
A. Eco/Hin/Pol.Sc Eng/Phil
B. Pol.Sc.Eco/His/Phill/Eng/Hin/ Guj Phil-His/Eng/ Hin/Guj Eco-His

Shailendra Education Society’s Arts,Science & Commerce College
Shailendra Vidyalaya Marg,
Shailendra Nagar,
Dahisar, Mumbai-68
Tel: 28489905,28920837,28960768
Email: [email protected]

First Year BA: Hist-Pol-Eco
Sec. Year BA: Advertisement

Patkar College Of Arts,
Science, Commerce & Eco.

S.V.Road, Goregaon, Mumbai-52
Tel: 2872 3731 / 2872 1875/2878 1188
E mail: [email protected]

First Year BA:
A. Eco/Mar/Socio/ Hist/Hin/Psy/Pol. Sc./Eng/Sank (any three)
B. Mar/Hin

Sec. Year BA: Pop. Studies

Third Year BA:
A. Eng/Eco
B. Eng/Mar/Eco/Pol.Sc/Hin/ Socio/Sank/His (any two)

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