Dear students, teachers, parents, alumni, benefactors, and other stakeholders as per the proverb in Sanskrit " Sa vidhya ya vimutaye " Which is meant to impart knowledge that helps an individual to get empowered, develop critical thinking, and thereof the liberty to voice one's own thoughts as a responsible citizen of this nation. This in turn helps to groom the learner’s personality and motivates the youth in the nation building, for peace & prosperity. Ismail Yusuf College strongly believes in this statement.
Therefore it’s Vision and mission is
“To nurture and empower young minds in nation building for peace and prosperity”
“To provide and prepare the learners with overall holistic education for brilliant successful future”
The college was established in the year 1930. It stands as the 4th oldest Government
College and is affiliated to the University of Mumbai. This college is located at
Jogeshwari(E) in the western suburb of Mumbai. The lush green campus with a
beautiful old college building, separate science, vocational course, and humanities
buildings, as well as a sports complex, covers almost 54 acres of land. The scenic
beauty and the antique architecture of the college administrative building housed with a
spacious library in it, form a heritage structure.
The IY College, as it is popularly known as, provides education in arts, science and
Commerce streams. Besides these, the college also offers self-finance courses,
especially in subjects like Computer science and Biotechnology. There are various
courses that are being taught at both UG & PG levels. B.Sc. program are offered in
Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology and Statistics and M.Sc. in Physics,
Chemistry, Botany, Zoology and Statistics. In commerce stream programs run by the
college are B. Com and on self-finance basis M.Com, BAF and BMS. In the arts stream
along with the conventional languages, the college has its own culture of preserving an
Indian knowledge database by offering graduate-level courses in Urdu, Persian and
Arabic. The college also runs Ph.D programs in all three streams.
A very strong, dedicated and capable team of educators has always been the driving
force in the growth of the College.
The infrastructure facilities within the campus include modern health care instruments at
Gymkhana, Shooting range field adjacent to the Sports Complex, NCC units for girls
and boys, Hostel facility for boys, modern instruments in laboratory such as HPTLC,
GCMS, Raman, TGDTA, DSC, AAS & XRD which provides facility for researchers,
canteen and mess facility, indoor auditorium, outdoor open stage for annual social
functions, jogging track, Miyavki Garden adds to the legacy of the college.
Further, well-equipped computer Labs and advanced sophisticated instruments for UG,
PG and research in science stream enrich the institute with modern technology. These
valuable infrastructural facilities make this college standout distinctly and attract more
The interdisciplinary research in science, arts and Commerce propel research scholars
to disseminate their results in the research forum, the students are also motivated and
encouraged to get actively engaged in research.
We enrich our curriculum through value-added and skill-based courses to upgrade
communication and technological skills and also imbibe moral values amongst our
students. This in turn streamlined with our vision &missionary statement.
The college also has YCMOU study center and caters to the needs of the students who
can complete their graduation externally. Nearly 15 courses in Science, Commerce and
Arts for example MSc (EVS) M.A. and M.Com (management and accountancy.) are
offered in the YCMOU study centre located in our campus. College has signed MOUs
with top-notch institutes for collaborative education.
College organizes state national and international conferences workshops and seminars
along with hands-on training programs in collaboration with industry and corporate
Thus, the college provides a rich culture to our students for the all-around development
of their personalities, where students channelize their potential in pursuit of excellence.
Community services, leadership training, human values and best practices are
conducted by departments to further strengthen and mold the learners to become
distinguished and learned citizens of India. To sum up, the college with its available
resources grooms the personality of every learner and makes him/her a responsible
citizen of tomorrow.
Prof. (Dr.) Vijay Narkhede