Establishment year:1983

Programmes offered:

Sr. No. Programme Name
1. Undergraduate Programme B.A. (Regular)
2. Undergraduate Programme B.A. (Honours)
3. Undergraduate Programme B.Com(Regular)
4. Undergraduate Programme B.Com(Honours)
5. Postgraduate Programme MA(Economics)

Infrastructure available:

Infrastructure available:
•Books in library:37,367
•No. of  Journals: 42
•No. of  E-Books: 2,62,995
•No. of  E-Journals: 12,552
•Internet facilities for staff and students: 12 mbps lease line
•Total number of class rooms: 27
•Class rooms with ICT facility: 27
•Students’ laboratories: 2

Events and Activities:

  • Dr. V.M Dandekar Memorial Lecture Series, workshops, seminars, visits

Faculty Profiles (Undergraduate)


Dr. (Mrs.) Parchure Sunayini R.

Associate Professor
Head, Department of Economics

Dr. Sunayini Parchure has more than 10 years’ experience of Post Graduate teaching at the Department of Economics University of Pune and at Symbiosis Institute of International Business and more than 31 years teaching experience at Undergraduate level. Currently she is teaching at the M.A. programme at Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce. She held office as acting Principal, Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, between December 2006 and January 2007. Dr. Sunayini Parchure is as research guide for Ph.D. in Humanities at Symbiosis International University (SIU), has guided three students in last three years and one student has completed Ph.D. She is member, Board of Studies, Shivaji University, D.G College of Commerce Satara, and has been Member, Board of Studies, University of Pune and Symbiosis School of Economics, Symbiosis International University, besides being a subject expert for selection of faculty in Humanities, University of Pune and at Symbiosis International University, member for selection of Principal Vocational College, Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning.

She has published a number of research based papers in journals, conference proceedings; text books in Economics and also participated in national and international seminars and conferences and workshops. She was appointed on the Review Panel   for review of titles in Economics by Oxford University Press, India. She has been an active member of the Core Committee for CPE, KAUSHAL, NAAC, Examinations, Finance Committee, Governing Body, Academic Council and Chairman Board of Studies Economics. She also assisted in instituting the prestigious Dr. V. M. Dandekar Memorial Series.Invited to be Academic Rapporteur for a session on ‘Price Policy and Agricultural Marketing Development’ in the 26th National Conference of the Indian Society of Agricultural Marketing organized by Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune


Mrs. Marcelle Samuel

Associate Professor
Head, Department of Banking

Mrs. Marcelle Samuel has 30 years of teaching experience. She teaches courses in Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, International Economics, and Banking and Finance. She is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree. She has authored books in Macroeconomics, Managerial Economics and published papers in reputed journals. She has presented papers at National and International Conferences and won awards for research papers and curriculum designing. She has also anchored educational films, conducted a number of workshops on Public Speaking, Soft Skills and established the prestigious intercollegiate debate ‘Waxing Eloquent’.


Mrs. Sheena Mathews

MA, MPhil
Associate Professor

Mrs Sheena Mathews has more than 15 years of teaching experience. She teaches courses such as General Economics , Business Economics , Banking & Finance , and Special Economics(Micro). She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree in Transport Economics from Mumbai University. She has presented papers at various national and international seminars. She has been part of the editorial team of the College Magazine and also co-ordinates the activities of the elocution and debating association and the social science association.


Dr. Raina Neelofar

MA, B.Ed, Ph.D
Assistant Professor

Dr. Neelofar Raina has more than 15 years of teaching experience. She has authored books on Business Economics and Indian and Global Economic Development. She teaches courses such as Business Economics, Banking Law, Indian Public Finance, Banking and Co-operation and International Economics. She has taught both undergraduate and post graduate students at the Symbiosis College of Arts & Commerce and the Symbiosis Deemed University.


Mrs. Sakpal Nalini

Assistant Professor

Mrs Nalini Sapkal has about 15 years of teaching experience. She takes the course on Business Economics (micro). She looks after the organization of the activities of her department.


Ms. Jini M. Jacob

B.A., M.A., B.Ed, NET
Assistant Professor

Ms. Jini M. Jacob has more than 7 years of teaching experience. She teaches subjects like Micro Economics, Macro Economics, General Awareness I at the Undergraduate level. She also teaches Macroeconomics at Post graduate level. She is currently pursuing Ph.D. from Savitribai Phule Pune University. She has been a part of Elocution and Debate Association and the Symbiosis Social Initiative Programme.


Ms. Kashmira Behere

MA in Economics
Assistant Professor

She is the alumnus of our college. She has completed her post-graduation (MA) in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics in the year 2013 with First Class. She has 2 years teaching experience in various subjects like Mathematics and Statistics, International Economics, Macroeconomics.
She has cleared National Eligibility Test (NET) and State Eligibility Test (SET). She has also been awarded the Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) by the University Grants Commission (UGC). She presented the paper on Tourism Economics at the Multidisciplinary International Conference. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Environmental Economics from the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU).

Faculty List (Postgraduate)

  1. Dr. Sunayini Parchure
  2. Dr. Sheena Mathews
  3. Dr. Neelofar Raina
  4. Mrs. Nalini Sapkal
  5. Mrs. Jinni Jacob
  6. Dr. Akshay Dhume