About Us

Principal's Message

Prof. Dilip S. Maske
M.Sc. Ph.D.

Principal's Message


I/C Principal : Dr. Dilip S. Maske
Vice Principals : Dr. Neeta S. Tatke
Mrs. Vidya H. Patil
Mrs. Swapna Joglekar (Junior College)
Registrar : Mr. Prakash G. Pawar


In accordance with its motto ‘For the spread of light’, The Modern Education Society aims to create and disseminate an atmosphere of learning and research of a high academic, professional, ethical and ecological standard in which learners can gain knowledge and skills encompassing a wide range of disciplines - humanities, physical, biological and social sciences, law, technology, management and commerce - which will result in multidimensional personality development of the learners and will enable them to fulfill the needs of industry and the community at large.


  1. Quest for Lifelong Learning
  2. Learners as the Focus
  3. Stimulation of Active Learning
  4. Fostering Research
  5. Efficient Governance
  6. Collaboration with Industry
  7. Social Responsibility

Modern Education Society

Modern Education Society

The Modern Education Society, Pune was established on 15th February, 1932, to meet the demand for education by the residents of the eastern part of the city of Poona. The efforts of its founder, Prin. V. K. Joag, and of the Wadia brothers, Sir Cusrow Wadia and Sir Ness Wadia,

The Modern Education Society came into being as a regular registered Educational Society formally at a meeting of its founder members at the Cowasjee Dinshaw Library Hall.

True to Its credo 'For the Spread of Light', the Society pioneered efforts to open the portals of higher education to the residents of eastern parts of Pune and pursued them tirelessly through the last eighty resplendent years. The Society today has seven institutions in the bustling cities of Pune and Mumbai. Over the years, they have become the first choice to acquire an all-round quality education for many promising young men and women all over the country and abroad.

It was at this meeting that the First Senate of the Modern Education Society was formed and the Senate decided on the recommendations of it’s Finance Council and Academic Council to establish from June 1932, a college affiliated to a University in the Poona Suburban Area. Thus, came into being, the ‘Nowrosjee Wadia College’ named after the Late Mr. Nowrosjee Wadia, father of Sir Cusrow Wadia and Sir Ness Wadia. Today the seven Institutions of the Modern Education Society in Pune and Mumbai are well known all over India and abroad as institutions of excellence in education, sports and in extra-curricular activities and are most sought after as educational Institutions of excellence by students from all over India and several countries abroad.

True to its credo 'For the Spread of Light', the Society pioneered efforts to open the portals of higher education to the residents of eastern parts of Pune and pursued them tirelessly through the last eighty resplendent years. The Society today has seven institutions in the bustling cities of Pune and Mumbai. Over the years, they have become the first choice to acquire an all-round quality education for many promising young men and women all over the country and abroad.It is a unique education society since the Board of Life members, the supreme decision making body of the Society and its Institutions, is made up entirely of teachers of these institutions, the management is intensely aware of the strengths, weaknesses and requirements of the Institution. As a result, the policies of the management are made keeping in mind the interest of the teachers, the non-teaching staff and the students.

President's Desk

Sir Nusli Wadia

President's Desk

Nusli Wadia is an Indian billionaire businessman and entrepreneur and the chairman of the Wadia Group, an Indian conglomerate involved in the FMCG, textiles and real estate industries

It gives me great pleasure to communicate with you the young, fresh minds, who are preparing to embark on a career in the world of commerce and Industry, having completed your education at Ness Wadia College of Commerce, Pune

I hope that during your time at the Institute you have not only had the opportunity to imbibe and be equipped to face the world with confidence in the discipline that you choose but that the college has provided you with the value system with which you will conduct yourselves wherever opportunity takes you.

I am sure that over the years ahead you will make this Institute proud of your accomplishments and achievements. The institute would greatly appreciate that you not only continue your connections with it but when you progress in life you bring back to Institute your learning’s, in order to share them with the students and faculty of the time.

I am sure that you will make the contribution which all citizens need to, in whatever their field to, the society and the nation of which this Institute can be justly proud of. With all good wishes for a long, happy and successful life!

Secretary's Desk

Mr. Ness Wadia

Secretary's Desk

Ness Nusli Wadia is an Indian businessman. Mr. Ness Wadia is the managing director of Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation, a company which has holdings in most of the Wadia Group subsidiaries, including an indirect majority stake in Britannia Industries.

Since its inception in 1969, MES Ness Wadia College of Commerce,Pune , Pune has risen to new heights and turned into a well known and renowned B-School in Pune and in India With more than 1000 students on its roll, many of them from abroad, Neville Wadia Institute of Management Studies & Research , Pune true to its motto ‘For the Spread of Light’, is known for imparting its unique blend of value added education, combining sound basic knowledge together with its enviable culture of modernism, cosmopolitanism and secularism.

MES Ness Wadia College of Commerce,Pune tradition always ensures that our students assimilate the best of knowledge from the formal system of education. The Institute, equally known for its achievements in Placement, Leadership skill and Extra-curricular activities, strives to instill in students, the true Wadian spirit embodied in the phrase ‘ Excellence’ on and off the field’. Neville Wadia Institute of Management Studies & Research caters to the holistic development of students, who, after a thorough training in theory, practice, life skills, personality development and attitudinal grooming, are sent out not only as promising brand ambassadors but also as confident leaders in the making.

The spirit of “Earning Supremacy” through deserving means , percolates down to each and every student member. I wish the Institution, my Alma-mater, immense success in all its endeavors.

MES Governing Body

Board Person Name
Mr. Nusali Wadia


Board Person Name
Mr. Ness Wadia


Board Person Name
Dr. Minnle Bodhanwala


Board Person Name
Dr. Vijay Kelkar


Board Person Name
Dr. Amitav Malik


Board Person Name
Dr. Ashok Chandak


Board Person Name
Dr. Manohar Sanap


Board Person Name
Mr. Sachin N. Sanap


ME Society Office

MES Colleges

Quest for Lifelong Learning

  • Continuous efforts to impart to learners knowledge and skills that are relevant to the demands of the changing times.
  • Encouragement to the faculty to adopt innovative methods of teaching that will cater to the needs of learners at various levels of study.

Learners as the Focus

  • Regard learners as the focal point of all activities and efforts and adopt policies that effectively meet their needs.
  • Impart skills which can translate into practical applications for the industry.
  • Support curricular training with co-curricular and extra - curricular activities aimed at building the overall personality of the learners.
  • Provide learner-centric academic and personal enrichment opportunities.
  • Empowerment to pursue their goals.
  • Guide learners towards self-actualization.
  • Stimulation of active learning.
  • Enabling critical thinking through freedom of thought and expression.
  • Adopting an integrative and inclusive approach towards various disciplines.
  • Nurturing talent and creativity.

Social responsibility­

  • Sensitizing learners about social, ecological, economic and political issues.
  • Endeavouring to find solutions that will benefit society as a whole.
  • Positive role modeling in order to create responsible citizens.

Fostering Research

  • Motivating students as well as faculty members to take up research projects.
  • Creating a mindset for inquiry. Inculcating analytical attitude and scientific temperament.

Efficient Governance­

  • Identifying new means of resource generation.
  • Optimal deployment of resources.
  • Development of state of the art infrastructural facilities.
  • Participative decision-making process that is effectively communicated to all the stake-holders.
  • Transparency in functioning.
  • Constant assessment and upgradation of processes to ensure maximum productivity.

Collaboration with Industry­

  • Development of synergistic alliances with world-known academic, research and consulting institutions.
  • Creating an interface with the industry to ensure that the skills imparted to the learners are in consonance with the needs of the industry.

* Students must attend lectures, practicals, tutorials, etc. as per the Time Table. They must not abstain themselves from classes, practicals, tutorials, examinations etc. without written permission of the Principal. Students whose attendance and/or progress in various tests and examinations is not satisfactory and who do not perform the required number of tutorials and/or practical, compulsory project work in subject are likely to lose their term. Prolonged absence even on grounds of ill health may also lead to loss of terms. Defaulters will not be sent up for University Examinations
* Defaulters list is displayed on the college notice board.
* Employed students will not be given any concession in matters of attendance or rules regarding appearance at College examinations. Suitable disciplinary action will be taken against such students. Employed students must give details of their employment on the admission form. They are expected to take admission after consulting the Principal in this regard.
* The Identity Card is meant for identifying bonafide students and is used for permitting the student to enter college campus and to participate in various activities and programs of the College. Every student must wear the Identity Card as long as he/she is in the College campus and should be displayed prominently. It must be produced by the student whenever demanded by a member of the teaching or non-teaching staff of the College. He/She must take proper care of it to avoid its misuse by other students and outsiders. In case the Identity Card is lost, the matter should be immediately reported to the Principal and a complaint should be lodged to the Police and an application with the photocopy of NC should be submitted for a duplicate Identity Card, which will be issued on payment of charges. The use of ID card belonging to another student and the lending of ID card to others is illegal and will attract suspension from College.
* The conduct of the students in the classes and in the premises of the College shall be such as will cause no disturbance to teachers, fellow students or other classes.
* Dress: Students should dress in a decent manner befitting the academic atmosphere necessary on College Campus. Sleeveless or short tops/dresses, transparent/revealing clothes shall be considered inappropriate. Dresses and trousers are expected to be at least below knee-length.
* No Society or Association shall be formed in the College and no person shall be invited on the College campus without the specific permission of the Principal. The Principal has a right to refuse such permission.
* No student is allowed to display any Notice/Circular/Poster/ Banner in the College premises without the prior permission of the Principal. Strict action will be taken against the defaulters.
* No student will be allowed to conduct any political activity in the College premises.
* Outsiders are not permitted in the College premises without the prior permission of the Principal. College students are not allowed to bring their relatives/friends to the College premises without the prior permission of the Principal. Strict action will be taken against the concerned outsider as well as the College student who is instrumental in bringing outsiders to the College premises.
* All meetings, cultural programs, debates, elocutions, etc. organized on the College premises must be held in presence of teaching staff members and with the prior permission of the Principal. The subjects of debates/elocutions must have the prior approval of the Principal.
* Students must take proper care of the College property. Strict action will be taken against the student/s damaging College property and will be required to compensate the damage.
* Students involved in malpractices at the College / Board / University Examinations will not be admitted to the College.
* Smoking is strictly prohibited in the College premises. The possession and/or consumption of drugs, cigarettes or alcohol on campus will result in Dismissal or Suspension, at the discretion of the Principal; Physical violence will also attract the same immediate penalty.
* If, for any reason, the continuance of a student in the College is found detrimental to the best interest of the College, the Principal may ask the student to leave the College without assigning any reasons and the decision will be final and binding on the student.
* Playing music on Transistors, Tape-recorders, Car-stereos,Mobile Telephones or any other similar gadgets with or without earphones is strictly prohibited in the College premises. Defaulters will be punished and their instrument confiscated.
* Mobile phones: These should be switched off at the Gate before entering the College. However, mobile phone may be used, if absolutely necessary and in a discreet manner, in the following fixed places only: the College Canteen, Ladies Common Room, Hostel and Car Parking area upto the Ruby Mill entrance gate.
* Students must not loiter on the College premises while the classes are at work. Boys found loitering near the Girls’ Common Room are liable for punishment.
* Students must not attend classes other than their own without the permission of the authority concerned.
* Students shall do nothing inside or outside the College that will interfere with the discipline of the College or tarnish the image of the College.
* Students are not allowed to communicate any information about College matters to the Media.
* Food and beverages can be consumed in the Canteen, the Common Room and Saawli. Students are requested not to eat in the classrooms / laboratories.
* Use of unfair means at exams: Any student detected using unfair means during tests or exams will face an Unfair Means Inquiry Committee
* Constituted by the College and will be punished as per the rules of University of Mumbai.
* Study Tours can be conducted only with prior written permission from the Principal. Class picnics or outings are not permitted by the College. Parents should note that the College authorities do not assume any responsibility for picnics or outings organized by students on their own or by teachers in their personal capacity.
* Students are expected to read the notice-boards regularly, so as to ascertain their performance with regard to attendance requirements, academic performance, examinations, results and any other matter related to them.
* Matters not covered above will be decided at the discretion of the Principal.

Acts of misbehavior, misconduct, indiscipline or violation of the Rules of Discipline mentioned above are liable for one or more punishments as stated below :

* Warning to the student.
* Warning to the student as well as a letter to the parents.
* Imposition of a fine.
* Denial of gymkhana, library, laboratory, N.C.C., N. S. S., student aid or any other facility for a specified period or for the complete Term/year.
* Cancellation of Terms.
* Refusal of admission in the next term or academic year.
* Cancellation of admission.
* Expulsion from the College for a specified period.
* Rustication.

Right to Information Act 2005

Information Officer Shri. Prakash G. Pawar
D. G. Ruparel College of Arts Science and Commerce,
Senapati Bapat Marg, Mahim,
Mumbai 400016.
Asst. Information Officer Shri. Mohan Londhe
D. G. Ruparel College of Arts Science and Commerce,
Senapati Bapat Marg, Mahim,
Mumbai 400016.
Appellate Authority Dr. Dilip S. Maske
I/C Principal
D. G. Ruparel College of Arts Science and Commerce,
Senapati Bapat Marg, Mahim,
Mumbai 400016.

Parent Body

Our parent body, Modern Education Society, Pune, was founded in 1932 by Principal, Late V. K. Joag. It manages the following Colleges in the Faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, Law, Engineering and Management in the cities of Pune and Mumbai :

Contact Us

Postal address : D. G. Ruparel College of Arts Science and Commerce,
Senapati Bapat Marg, Mahim,
Mumbai 400016.
Telephone number : 022-2430 37 33
022-2430 30 81
Email :