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Department of Commerce
Department of Commerce
  • Introduction
  • Staff Members
  • Departmental Activities
  • Students Achievement
  • Toppers
  • Staff Achievements
The Department of Commerce was started in 1980. From few hundred students in 1980, Commerce stream has grown by leaps and bounds and at present we have 8 divisions each at F.Y. B com and S.Y.B.Com and 7 divisions at T.Y.B.Com level. There are over 2000 students admitted in Commerce for the A.Y. 2014-15. Dr.Neela Nair is the “Head of the Department”. At present, there are 7 full-time teachers in the department, three of whom have obtained Ph.D.

The Department had successfully organized UGC sponsored, 15 day National Level Workshop for 48 teachers from 10 states in the vocational subject (Advertising, Salesmanship and Sales Management in the academic year 1996-97) Organized a workshop for 60 college teachers (Commerce discipline) from various colleges of Mumbai University on Innovative Techniques in Teaching. (2012-2013).  

Over the years, the performance of Commerce Department has grown from strength to strength. In 2013-14, Ms. Farheen Memon stood first with 92.79%, Ms. Nikita Arora stood second with 89.71% and Ms. Sneha Parab stood third with 89.21% at the T.Y.B.Com University Examination in Mithibai College.

The Department has started M.Com post graduate degree course w.e.f. 2010-11. The faculty members of the department regularly participate in seminars, workshops and conferences at the State/national level organized by various institutions and Universities  
  • Michael F. VazMichael F. VazAssociate Professor and Vice Principal
  • Dr. Neela Bala NairDr. Neela Bala NairHead of the Department
  • Dr. Anjali PatkarDr. Anjali PatkarAssociate Professor
  • Shatrughna Baban PatilShatrughna Baban PatilAssistant Professor
  • Ms. Aurora VazMs. Aurora VazAssistant Professor
  • Alpesh MehtaMr. Alpesh MehtaAssistant Professor
  • Michael F. VazMichael F. VazAssociate Professor and Vice Principal
  • Dr. Neela Bala NairDr. Neela Bala NairHead of the Department
  • Dr. Anjali PatkarDr. Anjali PatkarAssociate Professor
  • Shatrughna Baban PatilShatrughna Baban PatilAssistant Professor
  • Ms. Aurora VazMs. Aurora VazAssistant Professor
  • Alpesh MehtaMr. Alpesh MehtaAssistant Professor
Reclamo ‘17

With the will to inculcate the spirit of modern day advertising and marketing techniques among students, Mithibai College conceptualised Reclamo, a dynamic and effervescent festival which celebrates the vigour of a modern day entrepreneur. “Stun the Vestige of Creativity” was the theme of the inter - collegiate event, Relcamo’ 17. 23rd and 24th of August 2017 were marked as the D-Day’s. The core - committee members of Reclamo were led brilliantly under the vital guidance of Prof. Aurora Vaz. The members of Reclamo commenced their work from 12th August 2017, a week before the D-Days. Tackling every hindrances and cherishing every moments with equal measures, Reclamo reached its D-Days.
The Reclamo’ 17 was inaugurated by the honourable Principal of Mithibai College, Dr. Rajpal Shripat Hande. The diya was lit by the Principal followed by the commerce faculty. Later, the event was graced with an encouraging speech by the Principal, with which Reclamo started off with its events with joy and great excitement.
Reclamo’ 17 organised six events to bring out the best of advertising and marketing knowledge within the participants. The events were comfortably conducted at Conference Room and on the fourth floor of Mithibai College: Room 414, Room 405 (Annexe). With a total number of 187 participants, Reclamo’ 17 embraced success. And the six events were as follows:
  • Logo Rush, wherein the participants were required to crack 60 brand logos in 10 minutes.
  • Mouth Watering Charades, wherein the participants were supposed to recreate the brand logos and its slogans.
  • Entrepreneurship, wherein the participants were asked to come up with their new creative and innovative ideas of businesses.
  • Turn Courts, wherein the participants were supposed to debate on the topics related to the controversial brands.
  • Fashion Show, wherein the participants were supposed to endorse their brought products.
  • Twist-o-Mania, a brand product housie event.

The top three of all the aforesaid events were declared as winners and were felicitated with certificates and prizes. It was a great honor to have Prof.Mr. Tejas Gandhi, Dr. Vidya Premkumar, Prof. Mr. Pankaj Kataria, Prof.Ms. Sonali Chatterjee and Prof.Ms. Abhidha Vyas as the extraordinary judging panel.
And with this, the advertising fest of the Mithibai College, the Reclamo’ 17 came to an end.
-Siddharth Jain
(FYBCOM-A, 2017-18)
  • A guest lecture was conducted on 23rd August 2016 for the students of TYBCOM in the areas of shipping lines, major documents and environmental issues concerned with Mumbai ports. The students were enthusiastic and asked several technical questions related to trade. The guest speaker, who is a Mithibai Alumna, Ms.Pearl Dumasia, has worked with MSA Global Logistics Pvt., Freight Forwarding Agency at Nhava Sheva. She has highlighted the important elements of export business.
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SYBCOM student Mr.RUSHABH SAVLA presented a research paper on 'Changing Trends in Spending Pattern in India' and won consolidation prize at research conference at SIES college of Commerce and Economics on 25th Feb 2017
Mr.SHAIKH MUDASSIR
Malhar'15 - A Chronicle

Mr.SHAIKH MUDASSIR was awarded 2nd podium for participating in “TEMPEST IN A TEE POT (T-shirt Designing Workshop)”
SPARK’2014
SPARK’2014

R.D . National College organised a one day inter collegiate fest on Advertising ' Spark - The power to ignite ' where India ' s top creative directors of leading ad agencies conducted sessions followed by ' Ad - Electified ' - an on the spot ad competition judged by the best names in the media field.
Mithibai AD students, under the guidance of Prof.Michael Vaz were awarded the trophy and certificates.
Ms. Iram JumnaniMs. IRAM JUMMANI SCORED 96 MARKS OUT OF 100 (HIGHEST) IN THE SUBJECT OF EXPORT MARKETING
Ms. Maitri MaruMs. MAITRI MARU SECURED 92 MARKS OUT OF 100 IN THE SUBJECT OF COMMERCE VI (HRM)
Ms. Chandni ShahMs. CHANDNI SHAH SECURED 92 MARKS OUT OF 100 IN THE SUBJECT OF COMMERCE VI (HRM)  
khushboo Shah
  • Khushboo Shah was felicitated with a certificate by MUMBAI UNIVERSITY at (TYBCOM 2014-15) Semester VI for securing 95/100 Score in the subject 'Marketing and Human Resource Management'
Sanmita Poojari
  • Sanmita Poojari  was awarded a certificate by MUMBAI UNIVERSITY at (TYBCOM 2014-15) Semester VI for securing 93/100 Score in the subject 'Marketing and Human Resource Management'  
Dr.Anjali Patkar
  • Dr.Anjali Patkar has been awarded “Smt Savitribai Phule Adarsh Shikshika Purskaar”- by University of Mumbai  on 5th Septemb er 2014.
Ms.Aurora.M.Vaz
  • Ms.Aurora.M.Vaz has participated and presented paper in Multi-Disciplinary State Level Conference "Gateways to National Prosperity" at Patuck Gala College of Commerce & Management, 26th-27th Sept,2014.The paper "Green Marketing-In New Avenues of Business & its impact" was adjudged the best paper at the said conference.Paper being published in "Insight Management Review" (Special Edition) ISSN:2277-5676, Vol.5, Issue 1, September 2014.