K J Somaiya Comprehensive College of Education, Training and Research (Autonomous)
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    /bed/connects/events/779/celebrates_linguistic_heritage_of_india_‘bhashotsav’_through_pratyush Celebrates Linguistic Heritage of India ‘Bhashotsa.....
  • 15 Dec, 2017
    /bed/connects/events/737/25th_senior_scholars_seminar_series_(ssss) 25th Senior Scholars' Seminar Series (SSSS)
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  • 23 Feb, 2017
    /bed/connects/events/679/bed_cet_orientation_for_2017-2018 B.Ed CET Orientation for 2017-2018
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  • 23 Nov, 2016
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  • Silver Jubilee Celebration of the college was held on 29th August, 2016. A souvenir on Encapsulating Global Educational Practices was released. Ms Needa Desai (SY B.Ed) bagged the Best Student Award on Founders Day(9th Sept,2016)

  • Ms Usha Sharma bagged the travel grant from ICSSR for attending the “Sexuality and Social Work Conference 2016: Transgressing Boundaries” at Switzerland (August 2016). She presented the research work titled 'Transforming teacher education institutions into inclusive communities' on 18-19 August 2016

  • Research Projects :-Ms Usha Sharma bagged the major research grant of 4, 50,000/- by ICSSR for the research project titled “Infusing Multicultural Content into the Curriculum for Enhancing Social Adjustment among the Students of Minority Run Schools in Mumbai”   

  •  Research Projects :-Dr Pooja Birwatkar bagged the Minor Research Grant of Rs 15,000/- from Mumbai University for project titled “Exploring the prospective teacher’s sense of self efficacy, their attitudes and beliefs regarding student diversity and preparedness to teach in multicultural classrooms”.

  • School Audit-Gunwatta Darpan

    The college created a format for conducting school audits- Gunwatta Darpan

    - Dr Kalpana Kharade and Ms Hema Bhadawkar conducted school audits on 19th- 20th September 2016 for Nareshwadi Learning Centre

    - Dr Divya Sharma and Ms Rupal Thakkar conducted school audits on 4th and 5th October, 2017 for S K Vinay Mandir.

    - Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan and Ms Hema Bhadawkar conducted school audit of K J Somaiya English Medium School, Sameerwadi 28th-30th November 2016- 

    - Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan, Ms Hema Bhadawkar and Ms Usha Sharma conducted school audits from 10-13th Jan, 2017 for the following schools: Somaiya Vidya Mandir, Sakharwadi, Somaiya Vidya Mandir, Laxmiwadi and Sharada High School. Kopargaon 

  • Faculty Development Program- Dr Divya Sharma and Dr Pooja Birwatkar attended the orientation course conducted by Academic Staff College of Mumbai University from 2nd Nov-29th Nov, 2016;

  • Ms Takshashila Jadhav from attended the orientation course conducted  from 6th February to 4th March, 2017.

  • Ms. Usha Sharma got the opportunity to be Convenor  for the Orientation of Course 9 : Gender ,School & Society conducted at K J Somaiya  Comprehensive College  of Education ,Training & Research,June 24,2016

  • PhD theses of four students have been submitted to the University for the award of the degree.
  • Bloom's Taxonomy and Qualitative Assessement" at K J Somaiya Institute of Engineering and Information Technology, Sion  on February 10-12,2016  by Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan,Dr Kalpnana Kharade and Ms Hema Bhadawkar
  • Training the in service teachers of Manohar Kotwal Trust Madhyamik Vidyalaya, Vikhroli in the ‘Identification of Learning styles of students ’ on Feb 16,2016 by Ms Rupal Thakkar and Ms Usha Sharma
  • " Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessment Rubrics" at  Bansilal Ramnath Agarwal Charitable Trust's  Vishwakarma Institute of Technology,Pune on May 31,2016 by Dr Kalpnana Kharade and Ms Hema Bhadawkar
  • “Web tools in teaching and learning and Concept mapping ”  for Ashoka Universal School,Chandsi on June 3-4,2016 by Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan and Ms Hema Bhadawkar
  • Workshop for college teachers on the themes-Preparing a Research Proposal, Orientation to NAAC, Orientation to ‘Teaching Skills’ at S K College Of Science & Commerce,  Nerul, Navi Mumbai On August 7,2016 by Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan, Ms Rupal Thakkar and Ms Usha Sharma
  • FDP on Mastering Change & Development for CBSE secondary school teachers of Saraswati Vishwa Vidyalaya National School, Nigdi, Pune by Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan on  September 17, 2016


  • College got reaccredited in the 3rd cycle of NAAC with 'A' grade with 3.07 on 4
  • Dr. Kalpana Kharade is awarded with "Best Professor Award" given by National Association for the Blind, Maharahstra Unit on 4th January,2016
  • Two major research grant projects completed;
  • 4 faculty have applied for major research grant from ICSSR
  • 3 Faculty have applied for minor research grant from UGC
  • 2 Faculty have applied for minor research grant from Mumbai University
  • 18 students enrolled for PhD (two being JRF candidates);
  • 5 faculty members are PhDs and 7 are recognized for PG teaching.
  • Ms Rupal Thakkar got the 'Outstanding Senior Faculty' Award;
  • Ranked among the top 15 B Ed colleges in India and one of the top B.Ed college in Mumbai as per web site of India Education and quoted by DNA newspaper.
  • Dr Sreetanuka Nath's papers accepted for presentation
    - London International Conference on Education (LICE-2015), UK;
    - epiSTEME 6 to be jointly organized by HBCSE and IIT Bombay 15-18th Dec, 2015
  • Ms.Usha Sharma presented a paper at  International Conference on Gender Equality (ICGE1) in association with United Nations, Women conducted by  Gender Park ,Kerela from November 12-14,2015
  •  Ms Usha Sharma's paper accepted at 7th National Conference on Mathematics at Vidya Pratishthan College of Engineering Baramati in association with IIT mumbai.


  •   The university team recommended autonomous status to the college;
  • Two major research projects completed successfully;
  • The Principal selected for a Global Leadership Program, CSC Leaders 2015 (in Oxford and London from April 11-19, 2015 and in Ahmedabad from July 27-30, 2015)
  • Ms Usha Sharma presented a paper in London International Conference
  • Dr Kalpana Kharade was awarded

   Dr. Kalpana Kharade received Hirkani Award-2015 By Mumbai Doordarshan
   Dr. Kalpana Kharade received National Role Model Award-2014 By Union Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.


  • Three more students awarded PhD from the center;
  • Proceedings of the Seminar brought out as ISBN Book
  • Secured 3 ICSSR and 1UGC major research grants amounting to Rs. 23.36 lacs.
  • Enrolment of the students to PhD course increased to 16
  • Started 6 months Pre-PhD Program for PhD students        
  • Recognized under 12 (B) of UGC;  
  • Enrolled 5 more Ph D students (Total 10)
  • The Principal presented a paper in World Conference on Science and Technology Education (WorldSTE),  Kuching, Malaysia
  • The Principal presented a paper in  GERA EDUCON 2013 Khatmandu, Nepal


  • The Principal invited as Academic Visitor to the School of Education, Oxford University
  • The Principal was Session Chair at the Ireland International Conference on Education (IICE-2013) held at Dublin
  • Ms Sreetanuka Nath was awarded PhD;
  • The college bagged 6 University minor research projects
  • Mr Umesh Chavan got the Best Employee Award from Somaiya Trust


  • Dr Kalpana Kharade and Ms Rupal Thakkar presented papers in London International Conference
  • First student warded PhD from the Research Center
  • Started the newsletter Simhavalokan


  • Got Reaccredited by NAAC
  • Nikita Gosrani  got II rank in  B Ed  examination  held by Mumbai University
  • The Principal got the Best Teacher Award for outstanding contribution to teaching by Higher Education Forum and First India Foundation


  • First College to start full time M Ed with an intake of 40 students;
  • The only college to start PG Diploma in Management of Education;
  • Ms Viji Ranganathan secured I Rank (B Ed) from Mumbai University
  • Ms Pournima Lachake III Rank (M Ed) from Mumbai University
  • Became center for M. Phil and Ph.D. Programs of University of Mumbai; 
  • Became IGNOU Study Center1688(P) for M Ed and MA Ed;            
  • Became YCMOU study center for M. A. Ed.
  • Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan successfully completed minor research project-Standardized a Teaching Competency Scale for Secondary School Teachers


  • Got permanent affiliation to University of Mumbai.
  • The Principal presented a paper in Nong Khai, Thailand,
  • The college bagged and successfully completed 4 University minor research projects


Intake Capacity for B Ed increased from 80 to 100.

Dr Vasundhara Padmanabhan successfully completed minor research project- Standardized a Cognitive Capabilities Test for Transition Period (CCT-T)


Became YCMOU Study Center for M Ed and PGRP programs.


  • Became YCMOU study center for B Ed program;  
  • Became IGNOU Study Center 1601-offers 64 programs


Beginning of Senior Scholars’ Seminar Series (SSSS)


Establishment of the Institution offering B Ed program

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