• Development of 3 H - Head (Knowledge), Heart (Value System), Hand (Skill)
  • M.L. Dahanukar College of Commerce is a premium institute in the western suburbs of Mumbai. We primarily specialise in the field of commerce and have a wide range of subjects like the traditional Bachelor as well as Masters in Commerce and more contemporary programmes like Bachelor of Commerce in Management, Bachelor of Commerce in Accounts & Finance, Bachelor of Commerce in Banking and Insurance, Bachelor of Commerce in Financial Markets. The college also offers a Bachelor and Master of Science programme in Information Technology and Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia and Mass Communication. The college is a recognised research centre for award of Ph.D. in the subject of Business Policy and Administration under Faculty of Commerce.

    The college also runs every year a few need based short term certificate courses for the benefit of students. These courses are in the fields of HR, IT, Banking, Accounts, Life Skills, Insurance, Commerce etc. These courses are normally for a period ranging from 30 to 40 hours and trained professionals from industry are engaged for the training.

    The college has well equipped classrooms with every classroom connected with projectors. There are 4 computer labs with a total of 130 computers. Students have free access to this facility. The college also has a commitment towards the environment and so we have reduced our paper transactions by having online admission, online declaration of results, online notices, online payment facility etc.

    The college has a well-stocked library with a wide choice of books for students and the staff enrichment. The library is open for students up to 09:00 p.m. in the evening. One of the unique features of our library is that we extend the library reading hall facility to outside students at a nominal fee as well and this is our commitment and contribution to the society.

    The college has an in-house newsletter managed by the students with the valuable guidance from their teachers viz. The Students’ Press and The BAF Times, Accounts and Finance Dictionary, BBI Chrome and D Street Analyzer a Blog.

    Overall development of the learners, teaching and non-teaching staff of the college has been one of the thrust areas in which our college has been striving to achieve success. Our college organized various co-curricular, extra-curricular, cultural and sports activities for the holistic development of the learners in the academic year 2022-23. Our college promotes the aspirations of our learners to excel in their career through professional degrees like CA, CS, CMA, MBA etc. Our college has been maintaining a consistent record of academic excellence that reflects in our overall passing percentage at university level with many learners securing distinction grades.

    As an institute we understand that with academics we also have a responsibility to help students to develop their skills and encourage talent by organizing events under the head of extracurricular activities. Our Cultural committee undertakes the responsibility in full charge by arranging various activities. The students here learn to organize and also get a chance to showcase their talent.

    Cultural Committee also takes care of inter-collegiate festivals, where students represent our college in inter-college festivals of different colleges across Mumbai & Mumbai Suburban Area. Students participate in various types of activities like dance, drama, music, etc.

    Providing impetus to the use of local language, our college lays emphasis on imbibing culture & values through ‘Marathi Natya Mandal’ and ‘Marathi Vangmay Mandal’. Many of our learners have proved themselves in the world of theatre and cinema.

    The college also has a state of art gymkhana which is well stocked with physical training equipment and also with indoor games like tennis and chess. We also have an outdoor volleyball court for the students to practice. We also appoint external coaches for training students in sports like fencing.

    The college has a vibrant NSS unit along with a Rotaract Club, DLLE unit and Enactus functioning in the college. Students can volunteer to serve the society through these bodies.

    In short, we can say that we try and provide opportunities for the development of the 3 H i.e., the Head (knowledge), Heart (value system) and Hand (skill).


  • Cultural Excellence
  • Our Cultural committee organises various activities. The students here learn the skill of management as well as they get a chance to showcase their talent. They are encouraged to participate in various local, university level, national level activities.  In the academic year 2022-23, our college students participated in various such cultural activities like university based Youth Festival and bagged many prestigious awards and prizes which may be summed up as follows:

    Following are the prizes bagged by our students for the finals of 55th Inter-college Youth Festival 2022-23


    This year the students of our college made a history of getting five ‘Best College-1st prize’ and three ‘Best College-2nd prize’ trophies across inter-college festivals organized by other colleges of Mumbai and its suburbs. Apart from this, there were many group and individual prizes won by our students.

    Following are the prizes bagged by our students in inter-college events organized by other colleges of Mumbai & its Suburbs 2022-23

    Name of the Event Organizing College Overall Best College Individual Prizes Group Prizes
    Sahyadri Lala Lajpatrai college 1st 14 02
    Hrututang Podar College - 02 -
    Jallosh Sydneham College 1st 05 -
    Kalavistaar SIES College 2nd 01 03
    Aarohan Ramnarain Ruia College 2nd 06 01
    Sea Town Lala Lajpatrai College 1st 06 03
    Aamod St.Xaviers College - 03 01
    Naandi H.R.College 2nd 05 02
    Tiltshift Ramnarain Ruia College - 02 01
    Maharashtrotsav Elephinstone College 1st 12 04
    Madhyam Mahotsav Sathaye College - 04 -
    Prarambh Hinduja College 1st 08 04
    My Marathi K.C.College - 08 -

    Our college also organized Annual Social function for teaching & non-teaching staff on 28th January 2022 where teachers and the non-teaching staff of our college performed the activities like singing, dancing, poetry recitation, skit and fashion show. The programme was very well received by all the audience and the staff enjoyed by showcasing their talent.