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Thomas Bapista Junior College, Mumbai

Also known as: Thomas Baptista High School because of the strict rules one has to follow. The location: 4km from Vasai station at Papady How to get there: Come at your own risk! If you’re really brave you can get into a ST bus (they’re more crowded than a train during roush hour) and if you’re really lucky, you can ...

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St. Andrew’s College, Mumbai

Location: Bandra (West), off Hill road… enjoy the traffic jam on your way over. Landmark: As long as college is on, you’ll see a bunch of rickshaws parked to the left of the road. A more permanent landmark would be that the road outside is always being dug up. Campus: Huge with a lot of bikes parked and a lot ...

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Elphinstone college, Mumbai

Also known as: Elphi The Location: Opposite Jehangir Art Gallery The Campus: Not too big but large enough to accommodate all the students at the jam session during the socials. Half the ground floor and the first floor are the Maharashtra Archives. For some bizarre reason, the auditorium is referred to as the gymkhana. The Crowd: consists of all kinds ...

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M V M Junior College, Mumbai

Mulund Vidya Mandir Junior College of Science and Commerce Also known as: Fondly called M.V.M. Never heard of it? I bet you haven’t! Coz it’s only been two years since it opened. Location: Close to Mulund station…. actually it’s closer to the railway line. NAAC rating: When it opened – *** stars coz it was the only college with ACs ...

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BVP, Mumbai

VIDYAVARDHINIS’ BHAUSAHEB VARTAK POLYTECHNIC,VASAI Also known as: B.V.P. Location: A stone’s throw from Vasai road station, Thane. Junta: The Polytechnic crowd is strickly OK. There are a few guys & gals who look trendy – did I mention that I’m one of them? Courses offered: Official: Diploma in Computer Technology, Computer Egineering, Industrial Eletronics, Mechanical Engineering and Production Technology. Unofficial: ...

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NM College, Mumbai

Crowd: Mainly Gujjus but still very cosmopolitan. NM has a heady mix of lukhas, academic gurus, xtra curric freaks and combinations of all three. Multi-tasking is a fact of life with every other guy also pursuing CA, CS, ICWA or gearing up for CAT. Campus: What campus??? Canteen: Shared with Mithibai. Though it’s really spacious,the dull lighting makes it resemble ...

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Vani Vidyalaya Junior College, Mumbai

Also Known As: MCM – Mallu College in ‘Mallu’nd, Little Chennai (desi counterpart of Little China) Location: A stone’s throw away from Mulund station Campus: Whats that? Might be the open stretch of land that is used for social and cultural activities. Not fests, dumbo… rangoli, Ganpati, wedding functions et al. Crowd: 99.99% shudh southies. The latest Rajni/Mohanlal flick is ...

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Abasaheb Garware College, Pune

Also Known As: Garware college or if you wanna sound hep, say AGC. The location: Karve Road near Tapadiya eatery. The campus: The “Peshwa Era” buildings were recently painted when NAAC the guys – probably for the first time since they were constructed! The crowd: Mostly ‘shudh’ Brahmins with ‘kar’ as the perfect suffix in their surname. Punekari Marathi is ...

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Nirma Istitute Of Technology, Ahmedabad

Also known as: Just Nirma (yes it’s run by the washing powder company), though some of the Gujju junta fancy it as one of the National Institutes of Technology. Location: A 10 km drive on the National Highway towards Gandhinagar will get u here, provided you manage to maintain a safe distance from all the burly truck drivers. The campus: ...

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Madras Medical College and Research Institute

Also known as: MMC(pronounced Yem-Yem-See) Claim to fame: A really old college, with a history dating back to the 1600s, that has been rated in the top ten quite a few times. India’s first lady doc is from MMC as are many of the country’s renowned docs. Courses Offered: M.B.B.S, B.Sc Nursing, B.Pharm and a truck load of post grad ...

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