The Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC) is a pioneering, premier degree commerce college in western India, situated in the city of Pune, Maharashtra. The College was established in 1943 by the Deccan Education Society with a view to providing enlightened leadership and trained manpower in the field of commerce and business to the country which was on the threshold of independence. Late Shri C G Agashe, the Managing Agent of the Brihan Maharashtra Sugar Syndicate Limited, was instrumental in getting a magnificent donation of Rs 2,00,000/- for the college from the Syndicate. Hence the college was named as the Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce. The college is affiliated with the University of Pune. The college has produced many notable leaders, businessmen and industrialists like Sharad Pawar, Cyrus Poonawalla, Sulajja Firodia.
The college has two sections; The Junior Wing of the college is for students graduating from school and it offers course in commerce stream for them, at the end of which students may appear for the Higher-Secondary State Certificate examination. The Senior Wing offers Bachelors Degrees, Masters Degrees in commerce, business and computer applications. The college also offers doctoral and autonomous programs. BMCC offers Masters in Business Administration (MBA) course from the Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University.
Prof. D. G. Karve, a renowned Economist and some time Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India was the First Principal of the College. Situated at the foot of the rugged Fergusson College Hill and dotted with lush green trees and shrubs all around, it has a most picturesque and inviting atmosphere. BMCC has recently earned the award of 'College with potential for excellence' from UGC.
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The library building admeasuring 1400sq.ft. was constructed in 1973 in a two storied building. A separate spacious library building with two reading halls is significant assets of the college. The first has a seating capacity of sixty where as the second with a larger capacity of 450 is on the first floor of the library. The library building has section for issue and receipt of books, adequate stacking facility for books and journals on a separate floor, a section for journal and magazine, seven cubicles for teaching staff and research scholars and a separate provision for reprography is also there. The Computer Center of the college comes under the purview of the Computer Center Committee under the Chairmanship of the Principal and Head of the Department is In-charge of the routine activities.
The college has very large ground approximately of 3 acres. The indoor and outdoor games and sports facilities are available in the college campus. Orientation programme is conducted every year to make the students aware of the sports facilities available to them. The college conducts special coaching programmes by appointing expert coaches for various sports events. Sports - Gymnasium: The gymnasium of the college has been shifted to the new building number two after renovating the interiors. Many latest equipments like Leg Press, Standard size trade mills, Pairs of dumbbells of different weights has been added to the gymnasium.
BMCC has established the Commerce Laboratory in the year 2003, wherein several study-projects for entrepreneurial development are undertaken by the students. These include business case studies, Study of the success stories of business icons, study of autobiographies of industrialists, charts and models based on the industrial survey etc. It is an ongoing activity to bridge up a gap between the theory part of education and the practical aspect of it.
The institution has up-to-date computer facility for teaching learning process, administrative process and library. It has two well equipped computer laboratories for different courses related to ITC. The central computer laboratory is used for the autonomous vocational courses. The computers in the administration office have LAN connectivity within the office and offices of the Principal and Vice Principal. The computers in the computer library and college library are LAN connected. All the computers in the college premises possess the licensed software.
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The auditorium is aesthetically designed and is used for addressing the students, for conducting guest lectures and workshops and organizing social and cultural events.
In house publication: The in house journals were started in the college from the year 2000-2001. The journals are a creation of the students, by the students. The journals provide a platform to the students to express their views on the burning topics of the day, conduct surveys and interact wit torch bearers of different fields. It also acts as a medium for creative outlet and helps students to realize their latent talents through the different processes involved in the creation of journals.
Student's Hostel (for Boy's only)
The students staying in the hostel are provided subsidized mess facility. The committee takes into consideration the problems of the hostelites and tries to solve them. The committee participates in different college activities like celebration of Teachers' Day, organization of seminars, workshops and special programmes for hostelites.
A spacious and lovely canteen with a capacity of fifty students is located near the gymkhana.
Audio Visual Hall
The air conditioned A.V.Hall with the latest technology is used for seminars, presentations, recording, guest lectures, etc. It has a seat capacity of eighty.
Dr. Cyrus Poonawalla Conference Hall: The newly constructed air conditioned conference hall with a seat capacity of two hundred is used for seminars, guest lecturers and gathering of students class wise or department wise.
New Building No. III: This is the largest among all the building in the campus where non- grant courses like, BBA, BFT, BCA, and post graduate diploma courses are conducted. The new building comprises of nine big size class rooms and two medium size class rooms with LCD fixed in each of them. It also has a computer laboratory and an office for the coordinator of the non -grant courses.
• The placement cell organizes seminars which help students to identify their career path.
• Placement cell displays job related information, guides regarding interview, group discussion, written examination, techniques and also campus interviews for the placement.
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With great pleasure and privilege I extend my best wishes to you all. BMCC is a premier Institute with a great scholastic tradition of more than six decades. The students of BMCC have been performing at all levels with outstanding success. It has produced a large number of students who have rendered yeoman's service in different walks of national life. The present students of BMCC have kept the torch of excellence burning bright even to this date in academics, sports and cultural events
Our parent body, Deccan Education Society, is entering the post centennial silver jubilee year. On this auspicious occasion, I appeal you to continue the rich heritage of the society in academics entrepreneurship and social service.
We aspire to acquire excellence by way of introducing new areas of Commerce education and providing support facilities to students.
Dr. C. N. Rawal
Principal - BMCC