Para-academic achievements 2015-2016

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) participated in RENNAISANCE 2016 – the State level Management Festival organized by B.K.School of Management from 26th February 2016 to 28th February 2016. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students Druvin Shah, Sumit Mankani and Arihant Chhager from F.Y. bagged the 1st prize in “RODDIEZZ HUNT”. Winners were awarded with trophy, certificates and vouchers.
Synapse 2016
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) participated in Masquerade in Synapse 2016 organized by Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology from 25th to 28th February, 2016. The students performed a hindi play ‘Hum Zinda Hain’ written and directed by Mr. Abhishek Shah in ‘Proscenium’ (Stage Play) and bagged the 1st Prize. The lead actor, Parikshit Tamaliya won the ‘Best Actor’ award. They also participated in ‘Naivete’ (Street Play).
Euphoria 2016

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) shines in the maiden youth festival of GLS University, ‘Euphoria 2016’organized from 18/02/2016 to 24/02/2016 in the following events :

  • Extempore – 1st
  • Debate – 1st
  • Rangoli – 1st
  • Western vocal – 1st
  • Mono Acting – 1st
  • Western Dance – 1st
  • Quiz – 2nd
  • Clay Modelling – 2nd
  • Collage – 2nd
  • Mimicry – 2nd
  • Skit – 2nd
  • Fashion Show – 2nd
  • Rally – 3rd
GLS University Sports Meet:

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) successfully organized GLS University Sports Meet on 20th February, 2016 at Sheth C.N.Vidhyalaya in which more than 500 students participated in various sports and games like Running, Discus Throw, Shot Put, Long Jump, Football and Basketball. On the same day, the college also organized I.M.Nanavati Inter-college Cricket Tournament for the colleges of GLS University.

  • SMPIC Girls Athletics team got championship in GLS University Inter-College Sports Meet.
  • Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) became champion in all three tournaments of Basketball, Football and Cricket.
Vishvawara Patel from Semester 2 bagged the 1st prize in Salad Decoration Competition in an Art Carnival organized at H. L. College of Commerce on 20th February,2016. She was awarded with a trophy and a certificate.
The Department of Economics of St. Xavier’s College Ahmedabad organized a two day Inter- college state level Festival, Cognoscence 2016 on 11th and 12th Feb. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students Viveksingh Pabla and Nakshee shah won the third prize in “Arthmanthan”, an event based on virtual use of national economic resources. Nakshee Shah and Jahnavi Desai further won the third prize in “Use of Entrepreneurship”, an event based on business plan. They were awarded with trophies and certificates at the valedictory function.
INT and Gujarat Samachar Drama Competition
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) secured the 2nd Best Play Award in the prestigious INT and Gujarat Samachar Drama Completion wherein the students performed ‘Mowgli…..bas Mowgli’, written and directed by Shri Abhishek Shah. Harsh Thakkar was adjudged the 2nd Best Actor in male category. Among the 24 plays performed in the semi-finals, ‘Mowgli….bas Mowgli’ was selected amongst the six finalists. The finale was held on 8th and 9th February, 2016 at Thakorebhai Desai Hall.
Abhivyakti 2016

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) participated in ABHIVYAKTI 2016 –the State level Management Festival organized by Indus University on 19th February 2016. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) bagged followings prizes in various competitions and they were awarded with Trophies and Certificates.

    • 1st Prize -Krunal shah, Ashish Ailani, Ashish Motwani and Karan Devrani
    • 1st Prize -Ashish Ainani, Ashish motwani and Karan Devrani• 2nd Prize-KrunalShah, Dhruvin Shah and Krina Shah
  3. Word of Mime
    • 2nd Prize- Krunal Shah and Karan Devrani
    • 3rd Prize-Krunal lougani, Ashish Ailani and Vaibhav Chandwani
    • 2nd Prize-Karan Devrani
Jaslinkaur Bagga from Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) won the 2nd Individual Best Speaker’s Prize in a debate competition organized on 20th February,2016 by S. V. Arts College. She was awarded with cash prize and a certificate.
Devanshu Vakil and Jaslinkaur Bagga from Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) won the Best team Trophy in Prestigious Inter-collegiate Mahatma Gandhi Elocution Competition organized on 13th Feb.,2016 by H L College of Commerce. More than 15 state colleges participated in the competition to talk on ‘If incredible India should resort to Gandhian practices of communication to resolve internal conflicts’. They were awarded with trophy and certificates.
Heena J. Navani from Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) won the 3rd prize in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Debate competition organized on 24th Jan.,2016 by Gujarat Prantiy Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti, Ahmedabad. She was awarded with cash prize and certificate.
Winner of HLCC MUN Debate Competition
Devanshu Vakil from Semester II was awarded with “High Commendation” and a cash prize of Rs 2500 for bagging the 1st prize in HLCC MUN debate competition organized by H L College of Commerce on 22, 23 and 24th of January,2016 .
District level winners – Young Voter’s Festival 2016
Election Commission of Gujarat organizes ‘Young Voter’s Festival’ every year for the students of schools and colleges. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) student Viveksingh Pabla secured the first place consecutively for the third year. This time he won in ‘Digital Infographics’ with a prize money of Rs 2500/-. Hetvi Limbad and Rajdeepsingh Bunait also secured the first and the second position with a prize money of Rs. 2500/- and Rs 2000/-respectively at District level in ‘Drawing’. They were felicitated on 25th Jan 2016, National Voter’s Day, by the Collector of Ahmedabad Shri Rajkumar Beniwal.
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC)’s Versatile Student: Viveksingh Pabla
    • Viveksingh Pabla from Semester 6 secured the 1st prize in ‘Talaash 2016’, a state level Inter-college festival organized by Silver Oak Group of Institutes, Ahmedabad on 8th& 9th Feb 2016 and was felicitated with a prize of an Air Conditioner and a certificate of appreciation. This is the second time he has been declared as the winner at ‘Talaash Festival’.


    • He was declared as the winner for the third consecutive time in the Badminton doubles category. Viveksingh participated in Khel Mahakumbh 2015, a state level sports competition and secured the second position in Javelin throw in West Zone.


  • Viveksingh Pabla was awarded with the International Centennial Award, by the International President of Lions Clubs International, Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada of Japan, for his selfless services to the poor and needy people. He was also felicitated with a Diamond Lapel Pin and cash prize of Rs. 15000/- by the Lions Governor of Bangladesh Mr. Shah Alam Babul and Vice Governor of Lions Club Gujarat Dr. Yogesh Dave.
Winners at Inter-Collegiate Skit Competition

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) participated and secured the second prize in an Inter-Collegiate Competitions of Goonj, Culfest 2016 in the event of SKIT organized by St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad, on 13th January, 2016. Following are the names of the participants:

  1. Maharshi Patel – Semester-4
  2. Shrusti Barot – Semester-4
  3. Devanshi Mehta – Semester-4
  4. Prashant Makwana- Semester-4
  5. Amit Patel- Semester-4
  6. Harsh Tripathi – Semester-4
Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) shows its Might atMaiden SABARMATI FESTIVAL 2016

Maiden Sabarmati river festival kicked off on 6th January 2016 amidst great galore.

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) actively participated in most of the events organised and won severalmajor prizes. It was a matter of great honour for Team Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) to perform in the Finale on the bank of historic river Sabarmati amidst the cheer of large audience. SMPIC folk dance team performed” NAGARU“(a Garbo) and a “MER RASS” as professionals and mesmerized the Audience with the co-ordination, energy and Enthusiasm and the team won the numero Uno Position and the grand prize of Rs.21, 000/-.

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) Western Group Dance team gave a Dancing tribute to “AMDAVAD”. The Dance Team Performed on the Song of RJ.Dhwanit and this dance too was applauded by the huge audience.It was a very intricately choreographed by symphony which played a dancing tribute to various facets of AAPNU AMDAVAD.SMPIC western dance Team won the 2nd grand prize of Rs.11000/-.

In solo dance competition Kathanki Raval of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) clinched the 1st prize of Rs.11,000/- by performing classical dance on the theme of Gujarat.

Nidhi Mehta of Smpic won the 1st prize of Rs.11, 000/- in solo singing competition.

Moreover, 300 volunteers from SMPIC participated in whole event. The organisers directed volunteers to manage the Sabarmati Festival event at different venues of Ahmedabad. On account of this the student Volunteer managed and displayed their great management skills at different venues like Paldi, University Convention Centre, Sarkhej Roza, Vastrapur Amphi theater, Thakorebhai Desai hall, Tagore hall. Various events volunteered by SMPIC volunteers were marked by Governor O. P. Kohliji, Hon’able CM Anandiben Patel, Gulzarsaab Shree Pankaj Udhas, Tarak Mehta Team, Shree Arvind Vegda etc. The organisers took special note of the students working enthusiastically in each circumstance for the same organisers appreciated the efforts of the volunteers and showed their gratitude towards greater participation in all the events.

This entire event was guided by Dean Dr.Ashwin Purohit and Co-ordinated by Prof. Vijay Tripathi, Prof.Kruti Paritosh, Prof.Bhavana Parwani and Prof KeyurVora.

The events and winners at SABARMATI FESTIVAL 2016

FOLK DANCEFIRST21,000/-Prof.Kruti Paritosh,Kathanki Raval, Devanshi Mehta, Megha Nihlani,Purvi Bhavsar, Hitali Shah, Tanvi Trivedi,Dharmi Gandhi, Hinal Shah, Shriya Patel, Devarshree Shah, Samruddhi Kavalanekar ,Utsav Solanki, Jaimil Joshi, Nidhip Shah, Chaitanya Patel,Tapan Maheshwari, Akhil Mehta, Mamgalya Majmudar, Yash Mandaviya,Kairav Acharya,Mansi Chhapia.
Solo DanceFirst11,000/-Kathanki Raval
Solo SingingFirst11,000/-Nidhi Mehta
Western Group DanceSecond11,000/-Nidhip Shah, KetulShah,Mitul shah, Divya Asnani,Megha Nihlani, PankilParikh,Abhishek Badarshani,Devanshi Vora,Kanisha Shah, Hitali shah, Divya Gurnani,Heena Parmar,Heet Malde,Vivek Mistry,Drashti Bhasar

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) Sem-6 Student Vinita Panchal is selected for Femina Miss India finale held in Mumbai on 23rd December 2015. Radisson blue was the event partner for the ‘Miss India 2016 ‘Ahmedabad auditions.

The event was judged by Aditi Arya (Miss india 2015) and Shyamal Shodhan(designer Shyamalbhumika). There were more than 200 entries overall from Ahmedabad out of which only 12 contestants were shortlisted in semi finals. Vinita Panchal was one of the three girls selected from Gujarat in the last round.

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) participated in Moneta 2015: A four day National Level Financial Market based Management Festival organised by R. A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbaifrom 3rd December to 7th December 2015. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students Aditya Rahandani and Shashank Sharma won the 2nd prize in Investment challenge and Shashank Sharma bagged the 2nd prize in CFO challenge against many other participating commerce colleges and top B-schools like Narsee Monjee(NMIMS),H.R College of Commerce and Economics. Other Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) participants reached up to the finals in all other competitions like Synergies,The Boardroom Challenge ,Carbon Credit Czar, ,Bullring , Black Gold,The Elevator Pitch,The Hour , The Financial Planner and the Aurum Hunt.
Mr. and Ms. Academia 2015
Pranali Brahambhat, Sem-2 Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) student stood 1st runner up at National level Personality Contest ‘Mr. & Miss. Academia’ organized by NAEMD held in Mumbai. Finalists were scrutinized from more than 1000 entries from the entire country through various rounds. Renowned names like Mr. Keyur Desai, Pooja Gor, Freddy Daruwal, Pravin Joshi to name a few were in the panel of judges.
Gujarat Rajya Sangeet Natak Academy Drama (One Act) Competition

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC)’s Drama “Khovayel Chhe” won three prizes in a State level Drama (One Act) Competition organized by Gujarat Rajya Sangeet Natak Academy on 04th November 2015 at Modasa.

The team bagged the 1st Prize for the Best Play and Best Original Script. Harsh Thakkar got the 2nd prize as the Best Actor. This drama was also 1st prize winner in INT and Gujarat Samachar State Level Drama Competition.


On 12th October, 2015 the Folk Dance Team of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) participated in Sports Club Garba Competition held at GMDC Conventional Hall under the guidance of Dean Dr. Ashwin Purohit and Prof. Kruti Paritosh.

16 teams of various prestigious institutions took part and among them Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) Folk Dance team bagged the 1st position in the Best Performance category for “Khushboo Rajasthan ki: The Flavours of Rajasthan” and the 2nd postion for “Vir Raas: An Energetic Performance by boys”

“Khushboo Rajasthan ki” also bagged the 2nd postion in the Best Costume category. This remarkable history was witnessed by the President of GLS University Shri Sudhir Nanavati. The splendid performances of Folk Dance team were highly appreciated by the dignitaries and the judges.

“Khushboo Rajasthan ki” once again secured the 1st position for the Best Performance at Garba Mahotsav organized by Gymkhana Club on 15th October 2015 amongst professional groups of the state.

“Khushboo Rajasthan ki” was choreographed by Prof. Kruti Paritosh, Kuldeep Shukla, Khushbu Shukla and “Vir Raas” was Choreographed by Prof.Kruti Paritosh, Jaypalsingh Zala and students of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC). The costumes of Rajasthani dance were designed by Smt.Bijal Shah.

The Folk Dance team also performed at GLS University’s Navratri Mahotsav on 11th October, 2015 at University convention Hall.

The participants of the Folk Dance Team are:
Prof.Kruti Paritosh,Kathanki Raval, Megha Nehlani,, Devanshi Mehta,Rashmika Pandya,Purvi Bhavsar, Hitali Shah, Tanvi Trivedi, Shubhangi Verma, Bharvi Shah, Heema Darji, Shriya Patel, Samruddhi Kavalanekar, Hinal Shah, Krishna Shah, Devrshree Vora, Utsav Solanki, Nidhip Shah, Jaimil Joshi, Tapan Maheshwari,Mangalya Majmudar,Chaitanya Patel, Akhil Mehta, Heet Malde, Yash Sagra,YahMandaviya, Bhavyang Trivedi, Preet, Bhumi Patel ,Kairav Aacharya,Manasi Chhapia, Mayuri Thakkar, Dwijalshah,Harita Mistry, Divya Gurnani.

JOSH – 2015

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) bagged Best College of the year award and won prize money worth Rs.1,01,000 for the 8th time at JOSH 2015, organised by NAEMD. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) stood 1st in Fashion show, 1st in Western Dance and 1st in Bollywood Dance. Our B.ComSem-5 Student Nikita Ahuja won Audience Choice award and our B.Com sem-3 student HetviLimbad bagged the title of ‘College Idol’ competition. M.Com sem-3 student Riya Subodh became 2nd runners up in the same.

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) proved it again at Mr.and Miss.Academia – A personality contest organised by NAEMD. Our student Mayank Shah got the best dancer award and our sem-1 student PranaliBrahmbatt stood 1st.

Youth Festival

Gujarat University Ellisbridge South Zone Youth Festival was held on 9th, 10th and 11th September, 2015 at H.A. College of Commerce. The students of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) won in Folk Dance, Classical Instrumental (Percussion) and Western Group Song.

The next level, i.e. Inter Zonal Youth Festival was held at JG College of Commerce on 2nd and 3rd October, 2015. Shashwat Bhatt of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) stood 3rd in Classical Instrumental (Percussion).The next level, i.e. Inter Zonal Youth Festival was held at JG College of Commerce on 2nd and 3rd October, 2015. Shashwat Bhatt of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) stood 3rd in Classical Instrumental (Percussion).

Sheth Haridas Achratlal Elocution Competition 2015
Jaslinkaur Bagga won the 2nd prize in Sheth Haridas Achratlal Elocution Competition organized by H.A.College of Commerce on 18th September 2015. She expressed her views on “Is Gandhian Ideology relevant in contemporary times?”She was awarded with a certificate and a cash prize.
Prin. T.J.Rana Trophy ( Pustak Gyan Pratibha Shodh kasauti)-An Open Book Management Competition
The competition was organized by City C.U.Shah Commerce College (G.L.S) on 24th September 2015. It was divided into 3 rounds. In the first round, 10 students were selected through a written test. The second round was of Group Discussion followed by the third round of Personal Interview. Jasleen Kaur Bagga of sem-5 from Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) won the first prize in this competition. She was awarded a trophy along with a certificate.
Protsahan 2015

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) competed in PROTSAHAN 2015 – National Level Management cum Cultural Festival on September 27 & 28, 2015 organized by Ganapat University wherein students pursuing Graduation and Post-graduation in Management and other disciplines across the country participated. The students participated in various events like Product Launch, Spin the Minute, Biz Quiz, Bollywood Quiz, Money Matrix, Rangoli and Team Building. Among those, the events Bollywood Quiz, Product Launch, Team Building and Spin the minute reached to the Finals.

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students bagged the third prize in Product Launch in Protsahan. The participants were Reema Tharwani, Dimple Adwani and Avinash Daryani.

Vishleshan Plus 2015

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students participated in Vishleshan Plus 2015: the Management Festival organized by NRBBA of GLS University on 18th and 19th of September 2015. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students participated in Case Analysis, Quiz, Group Discussion, Press Conference, Business Plan, Debate, Solo Singing, Solo Dance, Group Dance, Painting, Battle of Bands, Bottle Painting, Street Play, Duet Singing etc. Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) bagged overall best performance in performing arts. Besides these, Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) students bagged the following prizes in various events:

  1. Bagged First Prize in Business Plan : Kunal Gidwani,Nakshee Shah,Karan Raghani Shreyansh Shah,Aditya Rahandani
  2. Bagged Third Prize in Press Conference: Ria Rani
  3. Bagged First Prize in Street Play: Devanshi,Mehta, Maharshi Patel, Amit Patel, Shrushti Barot, Harsh Tripathi, Prashant Makwana
  4. Bagged Third Prize in Bottle Painting : Vishwawara Patel
  5. Bagged Second Prize in Group Dance : Akhil Mehta, Nidhip Shah, Divya Asnani, Megha Nihalani,Hitali Shah,Vivek Mistry,Divya Gurnani,Dharmi Gandhi
  6. Bagged Second Prize in Solo Dance : Nidhip Shah
  7. Bagged Third Prize in On The Spot Painting : Chandni Punjabi
  8. Bagged First Prize in Solo Singing : Nikita Ahuja
  9. Bagged Second Prize in Duet Singing : Nidhi Mehta, Nirdesh Chaudhari
Sports Achievements:
Rushi Panchal & Rishi Ahuja of Semester 6 got selected in Gujarat University Cricket team.
Kavish Panchal of Semester 2 got selected in Devdhar Trophy Cricket Tournament. He played against India-A team. He also played practice match against Afghanistan.

Discus Throw:
Prachi Prajapati of Semester 6 got selected in Gujarat University Discus Throw team.

Aniruddh Gohel of Semester 6 won an intercollegiate and inter-zonal Boxing Championship and he was selected in Gujarat University team.

Nandini Pandya, M.Com. Sem-3 student of Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC), won the West Zone Inter University Tennis Tournament held at the IIS University Jaipur from 5th to 8th of October 2015. She is one of the members of a team of four members in Gujarat University.
Soft Ball Tennis
Nandini Pandya, a student of M.Com. Semester 3 was honoured with prestigious Sardar Patel senior award for Soft Ball Tennis by Department of Sports, Youth and Cultural Activities, Government of Gujarat, Gandhinagar. She also won cash prize worth Rs. 50,000/-.