Society for the Higher Education of Women in India's Sophia Smt.Manorama Devi Somani College



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Institute Type: other
Established: 2009


It has two departments, namely,

a) the HAFT Department which conducts the three-year BSc in Hospitality Studies, affiliated to the University of Mumbai, as well as the one-year course in Craftsmanship in Bakery and Patisserie (institute course) and also the hobby course (of three modules) in the Dynamics of Baking and Patisserie; and
b) The SCM Department (SCMSophia) which conducts the one-year post-graduate diploma course in Social Communications Media, affiliated to the University of Mumbai’s Garware Institute of Career Education and Development.

SOPHIA POLYTCHNIC it is run by the Society for the Higher Education of Women in India (SHEWI), a Trust belonging to the Society of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The Polytechnic is part of an international network of Sacred Heart schools and colleges, which share a 200-year old philosophy of education that was promoted by a visionary educationist, Madeleine Sophie Barat, who founded the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1800 in France.  Sophia Polytechnic is predominantly a women’s polytechnic.  However, male students are admitted to the courses of the HAFT Department as well as in the SCM course.  

Sophia Polytechnic is a Christian Minority Institution under Article 30(1) of the Constitution of India. Hence, there is a quota for Christian students in all our courses.  Reservations for Backward Class students are followed as per rules. Though a minority institution, Sophia Polytechnic adheres to secular values and principles.  All are welcome to seek admission to our courses, irrespective of caste or creed.  

From its inception in 1970, Sophia Polytechnic has been committed to women’s education, which is perceived to be the means for both personal and societal transformation.  It stands for an education that is holistic and which provides for all-round growth.  The Management is committed to creating an atmosphere in which the zest for learning thrives and students are trained not only to be professionals but also to be persons of convictions and values.  The programmes are student-centred, providing ample opportunity for the development of professional skills, self-assurance and confidence. Through the ‘Sophia Cooverji Hormusji Programme in Ethics and Spirituality’, Sophia Polytechnic provides the opportunity for students to focus on values, ethical living and concern for the underprivileged.  Each year a theme is chosen for the whole institute under this programme.  The theme for the year 2014-15 is ‘Educating to Wholeness’.

Society for the Higher Education of Women in India's Sophia Smt.Manorama Devi Somani College is an other university, established in 2009. It is located at Bhulabhai Desai Road in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. It offers the following educational courses, 1 Bachelor/Graduate course.

Courses Offered by Society for the Higher Education of Women in India's Sophia Smt.Manorama Devi Somani College

Bachelor/Graduate [1]
B.Sc Hospitality Studies (B.Sc.)
University of Mumbai
Duration 3 years full time
Intake : 60

Other colleges in same campus

Sophia Shree B.K.Somani Polytechnic


Bhulabhai Desai Road
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India