Para Academic Achievements
Date: 15 th February 2023
Faculty of Commerce celebrated its Annual Culfest – Facets 2023 at Tagore
Hall Auditorium on 15 th February 2023. In great style the show was a blend of
Music, Western Dance, Drama and Fashion. The theme of this year’s show was
‘RED AND BLACK’. Shri Sudhir Nanavati, President GLS University, was the
Guest of Honour & Ms. Chandni Kapadia also graced the occasion. Our
esteemed Alumni Mr Parikshit Somani, a professional Actor and Model, Ms.
Neeta Pariyani, a professional international model and Ms. Vinita Panchal, a
professional model and dancer were part of Judging team. All the winning
performances from dance, fashion, drama of various competitions like Josh-
Mumbai, IIM chaos and GLS Youth Fest were part of the Culfest. The entire
winning team was called on stage and was felicitated. More than 150 students
participated in the show amidst the loud cheering of 1000 plus audience.
CHAMPION AT INT ONE ACT DRAMA COMPETITION
Faculty of Commerce’s Gujarati One Act Play – Once Upon A Time in Hollywood won the 1st Prize in State Level Drama Competition organised by Gujarat Samachar & INT- Mumbai
(Indian National Theatre). Faculty of Commerce sweeps the competition by winning Total Six Prizes
1st Prize Best Play ( Name of the play – Once upon a time in Hollywood)
Best writer 1st Prize
Best Director 3rd Prize
Best Costume – 1st Prize
Best Set & Stage Usage – 1st Prize
Best Actress in Supporting Role – 1st Prize
The play was written and directed by our ALUMNI Mr. Vishal Shah. The competition was having two rounds. In Semi Final Round around 18 Colleges from various cities of Gujarat participated on 22nd and 23rd February. Seven One Act Plays were shortlisted for Final competition which was held on 4th and 5th March. This is for the FOURTH Time Faculty of Commerce bagged the 1st Prize in this competition. The Event was coordinated by faculty incharges CA Dr. Sneha Master and Dr. Gitanjali Rampal.
1st January to 15th March,2023.
Smit Patel from our institute played as a part of Gujarat U25 Team who became champion in COL CK NAYUDU TROPHY. He was one of the key players for the team and scored 480 runs in 10 innings with 2180. Currently he is playing in Surat premier league SPL T20 tournament. He scored 3 half centuries in consecutive 3 matches and is currently the top scorer of the tournament which is live on YouTube and TV. Smit was the captain of Cricket Team FOC and in total 21 matches were played under his captaincy and did not lose a single match with the team and won 7 championships for the college.
FACULTY OF COMMERCE GIRLS BECAME CHAMPIONS IN INTER CITY INTER COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
Date: 13th February,2023.
Faculty of Commerce’s Girls Football Team brought laurels to the institute by winning Inter City Inter Collegiate Football Tournament organized by Campus League held at Trophy Fighters Arena. The tournament was played by the round robin league. Students from all over the state of Gujarat had participated in this tournament. The Final Match of the tournament was played between FOC Girls and FD Arts and commerce College Girls and FOC girls were victorious by the Final scoreline 2-0 and won Trophy and Certificate. Our student Asmita Jain got the player of the Final and Golden Boot award by scoring two goals in the final. The entire team was mentored by Dr. Bhavin Bhatt for this competition.
Rohan Patel Sem 3 student played for Under 19 team 2022-23 in Vinoo Maknkad Trophy and Cooch Behar Trophy. He also took a Hat-trick in Cooch Behar against Chandigarh.
FACULTY OF COMEMRCE GIRLS FOOTBALL TEAM ROCKS
Faculty of Commerce Girls Football team has won Inter Collegiate Football Tournament held at Trophy Fighters Arena at Sindhu Bhavan Road. Our girls team won Championship Trophy and Cash prize. Our Team player Ashmita Jain also won Golden Shoe award.
Faculty of Commerce won 15 prizes in GLS University Youth Festival SPECTRUM 2022-23. Our college won the Overall Champions Trophy.
1st PRIZE in Debate, Poem Writing, Skit, Mono Acting, Fashion Show
2nd PRIZE in Rangoli, Indian Group Singing, Western Group Singing, Musical Band, Western Solo Singing, Non-percussion Solo, Fusion Group Dance
3rd PRIZE in Indian Solo Singing, Percussion Solo, Culinary competition
FACULTY OF COMMERCE SWEEPS CHAOS 2023
Date: 27th to 29th January,2023
Students of Faculty of Commerce emerged as winners at CHAOS 2023, a national level cultural festival organized by IIM Ahmedabad from the 27th to the 29th of January,2023. Nationwide students from prestigious institutions competed in various categories. The competition allowed students to showcase their intellectual skills and creative talents. Our students bagged the top spots in IIM Chaos under the following categories:
1st Prize in Street Play, Stage Play, Duet Dance, Monologue
2nd Prize in Debate, Slam Poetry
3rd Prize in Mono Act, Fashion Show, Story Telling
WINNERS AT ‘AD VETRO’ COMPETITION
DATE: 17th December, 2022
Faculty of Commerce participated in ‘Ad Vetro’ Competition organised by Shri Jairambhai Patel Institute of Business Management (NICM), Gandhinagar on 17th December, 2022. Out of total 51 participants 8 Teams were selected as finalists. Team SMPIC got selected in Top 8 as Finalists and won 1st Runners Up Prize and cash Prize of ₹ 3000/-.
Participants of the Team
CHANDRAVEER MERTIYA’S ACHIEVEMENT
Chandraveer Mertiya of semester 5 of our institute was selected from Gujarat to stay and
explore with Indian Navy on INS TRIKAND in Indian Ocean from 02/05/2022 to 13/05/2022
wherein he participated in all the activities on board. Petty Officer Cadet Chandraveer
Mertiya served for two years in Senior Division of NCC Naval Wing wherein he
successfully secured ‘B’ Certificate with ‘A’ Grade .
He was awarded Gold Medal in Khel Mahakumbh for Show Jumping amongst 350
participants at State Level.
WINNERS AT ‘AD VETRO’ COMPETITION
Participants of the Team
WINNER OF THE DIGITAL POSTER MAKING COMPETITION
Date: 21st-23rd April 2022
Trisha Shah won the 1st prize in E-Creators: The Digital Poster Making Competition under Felicia- The Fine Arts Event as a part of Elysian 4.0 – The Annual Cultural & Literary Fest of Institute of Commerce, Nirma University.
WINNER OF THEATER EVENT AT ‘ELYSIAN 4.0’
Date: 21st to 23rd April, 2022
Students of our institute performed a skit on Women Empowerment and won the 1st prize in Rangmanch, a Theatre Event as a part of ‘Elysian 4.0’- The Annual Cultural & Literary Fest of Institute of Commerce, Nirma University.
‘THEATRE ACHIEVEMENTS 2022’
Our institute participated in an Inter collegiate National Level Competition of Skit and Dance organized by Faculty of Commerce [GLSIC] -Performance, Talent and Skill Development Program on 6th March, 2022 at Dinesh Hall, with the theme of ‘EMPOWERING WOMEN, EMPOWERING HUMANITY’.
The skit titled ‘Hum or Vo!’ was performed by our students, mentored by our alumni Mr. Vishal Shah, won the 1st Prize along with a cash prize of Rs. 5000. The skit represented the differences between men and women faced in the world and how empowerment can begin at home itself, with your mothers and sisters.
Name of the participants:
Further the Skit Team was invited to showcase the performance at Two Days International Conference jointly organized by GLS University and Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) on 26th and 27th March,2022 at the H. H. Auditorium in the GLS Campus.
On the occasion of theatre Day celebration, Prayogshala Fringe theatre Festival [ PFTF] 1.0 invited our institute to perform Nukkad Natak “They Vs. Us.”
Winner at 81st All India Inter University Athletics Championship 2021-22
Date: 21-24th February,2022
Our student Ms. Diksha Dwivedi participated in 81st All India Inter University Athletics Championship 2021-22 organized by Kitt University, Bhubaneshwar from 21-24th February,2022 and secured the 10th position in Javelin Throw.
WINNER AT XENIA 2022
Our student Maitry Trivedi secured the second position in Solo Dance Competition in Western Category in Xenia 2022 organised on 12-13th February, 2022 by Indian School of Business and Finance, Hyderabad. She was awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 5000.
WINNERS AT MONETA 2021
Date: 12th to 15th January,2022.
Our institute participated in MONETA 2021, National Level Inter College Financial Event organised by RA Podar College of Commerce, Mumbai held from 12th to 15th January,2022. Our institute won the 1st runners up and 2nd runners up trophy in Moneta, National level inter college Financial event. There was a participation from over 250 colleges with hundreds of participants from across the country. Various reputed colleges like HR College of Commerce, NMIMS, Great Lakes College of Management, etc. took part in it. NMIMS college won the first prize for its performance. The second and the third prizes were bagged by SMPIC along with cash prize of Rs. 35,000/- This event was co-ordinated by Dr. Krupa Bhatt and Dr. Jaimin Patel.
List of Winners:
JP MORGAN CHASE (CL – Daksh Chansoria, ACL – Aman Khanna) Overall 1st runners up
Legit – Chirag Singhal (Second Position)
Management Games – Daksh Chansouriya (Third Position)
Manobhav – Niket Soni And Yash Bakda (First Position)
Honda motors – (CL – Priyam Sheth, ACL – Chanchal Lalwani): Overall 2nd runner up
Corporate Ladder : Arth & Siya (First Position)
Beyond D Street : Mariah (First Position)
Production Paradox : Andrew And Mariah(Second Position)
Big Brand Theory : Chanchal, Priyam, Andrew ( Third Position)
SMPIC -WINNER OF BEST COLLEGE OF INDIA TROPHY @JOSH-MUMBAI
Date: 22nd December,2021.
Our institute created a history by winning the BEST college trophy @ INDIA FINALE – National level inter college event organized by NAEMD JOSH 2021, MUMBAI. It was a very challenging and tough competition among numerous Colleges from across various states of India. The entire grueling event comprised of three elimination rounds and the final battle was among the teams from different states. This year the overall theme of the JOSH National Finale was Jaan hai to Jahaan hai (celebration of life).
Dr. Sudhir Nanavati, President, GLS University appreciated the huge efforts by specially mentioning that this is one of the great achievements of SMPIC during this trying and difficult times of COVID19 and acknowledged the efforts put in by the team of the talented students of SMPIC and Faculty Co-Ordinators Dr. Bhavna Parwani and Dr. Bimal Solanki. Showing his magnanimity, Dr. Sudhir Nanavati declared a special reward for the winning students.
Winners/Prizes List Details
JOSH 2021 [ LIST OF STUDENTS]
WINNER OF SOFT TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Date: 18th & 19th Decemeber,2021.
Our student Devanshi Patel stood 3rd in Gujarat State Ranking Soft Tennis Tournament organized by Gujarat Soft Tennis Association.
CHAMPION CRICKETERS OF SMPIC
WINNER OF SHOOTING CHAMPIONSHIP
Date:23rd February to 9th March,2021
Our student Shantanu Kashyap won the Gold Medal at State Level in 50 Meter free pistol event organized by 56th Gujarat State Shooting Championship.
PRIDE OF FACULTY OF COMMERCE SMPIC
Date: 25th July,2021.
The champion Backstroke Swimmer Maana Patel, an SMPIC alumnus, became the first India Woman and third swimmer to qualify and perform for the prestigious Tokyo Olympics Games.
WINNERS AT IGNITE 2021 ORGANIZED BY CHARUSAT UNIVERSITY
Date: 5th and 6th March, 2021
Our students participated in Ignite 2021, a festival organized by CMPICA college, CHARUSAT University. Out of 104 students of our Management Club who participated in the festival, Ms.Princy Kubadia won the 1st runner up position and Ms. Rushvi Sheth got the 2nd runner up position in Graffiti – a theme-based T-Shirt painting competition. Faculty of commerce (SMPIC) was awarded special appreciation certificate for huge participation in the event.
WINNERS AT DECIPHER (CONCOURSE 2021) ORGANIZED BY AHMEDABAD UNIVERSITY
Date: 6th and 7th February, 2021
Our students participated in Concourse Festival2021 organized by Ahmedabad University. SMPIC team comprising of Chirag Agrawal, Gracy Mutta and Priyam Sheth won the 1st prize in Decipher- multi -level quiz competition. They were awarded certificate, Rs.2000/- cash prize and trophy.
WINNERS AT YOUTH PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE BY WIRC
Date: 24th January, 2021
Our students participated in youth parliament organized by WIRC of ICAI. The students participated in the parliamentary debate wherein they were allotted the role of different political personalities. Out of around 100 participants, Daksh Chansoria won “A Special Mention Award” and Bhakti Parwani won “Raising Aspirant Award”.
Diksha Dwivedi of Sem 6 Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC) GLS University has been selected for:-
Selected for Junior Federation Athletes Championship in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh from 25 to 27 January.
WINNERS AT MONETA 2020
Date: 3rd February, 2021 to 6th February, 2021
The students of the institute participated in India’s largest Financial Management Festival MONETA 2020 organized by R.A Podar College of Commerce, Mumbai from 3rd February 2021 to 6th February 2021. 35 contingents across India like K C college, HR College, Hinduja College, Narsee Munji from mumbai as well as Damodar college from Goa and many other states participated in the competition. Our institute bagged the 1st runner up position in overall performances among almost 35 teams. The institute is awarded with Rs.11,000/- cash prize, trophy and certificates.
WINNERS AT THE ART POP-UP RANGOLI COMPETITION
Urvashi Rajput and Krishna Parmar from Semester 5 were declared the 1st Runner up at National level competition “The Art pop-up Rangoli Competition”. It was an online competition wherein they submitted Rangoli Photos and Video between 27thOctober 2020 to 14th November 2020. The results were announced on 19th of November 2020.
WINNERS AT “ALDEBARAN –A THREE DAY NATIONAL INTERCOLLEGE VIRTUAL FESTIVAL”
Date: 15th, 16th and 17th July, 2020
The Institute participated in three day national level online festival organized by HR college of Commerce and Economics (Mumbai). 30 teams including B-schools across India participated in various competitions. Our students won prizes in the Pitch Please, The Marketing Talk and in Witty Newshawk events.
2nd Runners Up – Ms.Ipsita Panda
2nd Runners Up – Ms.Aakansha kankaria
Para-academic Achievements 2018-19
SAHITYA SARITA 2019
Faculty of Commerce,B.Com.(Hons.) participated in Sahitya Sarita – 2019 an event related to literature, street play, photography etc. organised byL.D. EngineeringCollege on 24th February 2019. The institute secured the 1st runner up position in the Street Play Competition wherein 16 students participated. The street play was written and directed by Palkesh Agrawal, an SMPIC Alumnus.
Faculty of Commerce B.Com.(Hons.) participated in Synapse 2019 organised by DAIICT, Gandhinagar on 23rd February 2019. The institute participated in the Street Play Competition and Monoacting Competition. Parikshit Tamaliya was declared winner in the Monoacting Competition. The street play and Monoacting were written and directed by Palkesh Agrawal, an SMPIC Alumnus.
BE A BANKER 2019
Faculty of Commerce B.Com(Hons.) participated in ‘Be a Banker’ organized by Thakur College ,Kandivali at Mumbai on 15th and 16th February,2019.The event was National level Financial Management Festival comprises of competitions like Insurance Bazaar, Elocution and Debate, Post it on Poster etc. Hemang Prajapati won 2nd best prize in Elocution competition. On the basis of overall performance, Contingent leader Chirag Agrawal was awarded Best C.L Trophy. The event was coordinated by Dr.Krupa Bhatt.
INT AND GUJARAT SAMACHAR DRAMA COMPETITION 2019
Faculty of Commerce B.Com.(Hons.),performed the play “Priya Mitr” in the prestigious INT and Gujarat Samachar Drama Competition on 18th January, 2019, based on a Marathi play translated by Mr. Abhishek Shah and directed by Mr. DhrunadKamble. Among the 21 plays performed in the semi-finals, “Priya Mitr” was selected amongst the six finalists. The finale was held on 30th and 31stJanuary, 2018 at Thakorebhai Desai Hall. JeetPatel of semester 4 was adjudged the 2nd Best Actor in male category.The play talks about friendship of Gopal and Madhav, belonging to different castes, that survives the turmoil of caste and creed.The performance was co-ordinated by Dr. Sneha Master and Dr. Gitanjali Rampal.
Winner at Inter College Public Speaking Competition organised by R.J. Tibrewal Commerce College in association with Rotary Club of Ahmedabad-Greater
Parth Varke from Faculty of Commerce (B.com. Hons) Sem-2 secured 3rd position in Inter College Public Speaking Competition organised by R.J. Tibrewal Commerce College in association with Rotary Club of Ahmedabad-Greater on 30th January, 2019 at L.J. Engineering Auditorium, Ahmedabad. He received Trophy and cash prize.
WINNER AT SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL VIJAYPADMA DEBATE COMPETITION 2019
Faculty of Commerce(B.Com. Hons.) participated in Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Vijaypadma Debate competition held by Gujarat Prantiy Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti and M. B. Patel Rashrabhasha College, Ahmedabad on 20th January, 2019. Heena Navani from M.Com. Part I and Nikita Krishnani from F.Y. B.Com secured the 1st position and won the trophy. Heena Navani bagged the first and Nikita Krishnani got the second best individual prize along with the books and certificates. The topic for the competition was “Kya online pathyakram achche he ya bure”.
WINNER AT AMBAPRASAD SHUKLA VIJAYPADMA VRAKRUTVA SPARDHA
Faculty of Commerce(B.Com. Hons.) participated in Ambaprasad Shukla Vijaypadma Debate Competition(Hindi) held by C.U. Shah Arts College, Ahmedabad on 12th January, 2019 at C.U. Shah Arts College. Heena Navani from M.Com. Part I and Nikita Krishnani from Semester 2 secured the 1st position and won Vijaypadma Shield. Heena Navani also bagged the second best individual cash prize and both the participants received the certificates. The topic for the competition was “Akhand Bharat Sardar Patel ki den he”.
COMMERCE IDOL 2019
Faculty of Commerce B.Com (Hons.) participated in State level Commerce Idol competition organized by City C.U.Shah College Ahmedabad on 7th January 2019.Sourav Jain from semester 6 secured 3rd position out of 64 students from 28 colleges. There were three rounds. The first was an objective test followed by Group Discussion and Interview. Sourav Jain was awarded with certificate and trophy.
Winners at Kaleidoscope XII Competitions organized by J G College of Commerce College
Faculty of Commerce(B.Com. Hons.) participated in different competitions at Kaleidoscope XII organized by J G College of Commerce College.
Priyanshi Shah from Sem -2 bagged 3rd prize in Apratim: Bridal Mehndi Competition organized on 4th January, 2019.
Parth Varke from Sem-2 won the consolation prize in Gaatha: A Multilingual Poetry Recitation Competition organized on 9th January, 2019.
Faculty of Commerce B.Com (Hons.) Sem3 student, Maana Patel won 3 gold medals in 50, 100, 200 m back stroke with new national record in 100 m back stroke with time of 1.04.33, she broke her own record of 1.04.83 at 72 Glenmark Senior Aquatic championship held at Trivandrum from 19 September to 23 September. Currently she is the fastest back stroke swimmer in India.
Sem 1 student Diksha Dwivedi was selected for 79th All India University Nationals, Manglore in Javelin Throw. She won silver medal in 30th West Zone Junior Athletics Championship organized in Raipur.
Sem 1 students Smit Patel and Rahul Patel got selected in Cooch Behar Trophy Under 19 Gujarat Cricket Team.
Sem-3 student Dhruvil Keswani represented India for speed skating at 18th Asian Roller Skating Championship held at South Korea between 4 -14th September 2018. He stood 3rd at one of the races (Relay 3000 Meters) and won bronze medal for India. There were 5 countries participating in this race, which were Japan, South Korea, Chinese Taipei, Iran & India.
I.M.NANAVATI INTER-COLLEGE SPORTS MEET 2018-19
The 4th Annual GLS University Sports Celebration this year was held from 1st January, 2019 to 10th January, 2019 wherein around 900 students from different institutes participated in individual and group events. Faculty of Commerce hosted Cricket and Volley ball of the 4th GLS University I. M. Nanavati Inter-College Sports Celebration 2018-19. Following is the list of winners of Faculty of Commerce B.Com(Hons.)
WINNERS OF TEAM EVENT
WINNERS OF ATHELATIC EVENT
Students of Faculty of Commerce (B.com Hons.) participated in India’s largest Financial Management Festival MONETA 2018 organized by R.A Podar College of Commerce, at Mumbai from 12th December 2018 to 15th December 2018. 36 colleges across India participated in the competition. Faculty of Commerce bagged 2ndrunner up position in overall performances. The institute is awarded with Rs.10,000/- cash prize and certificates. The event was coordinated by Dr.Krupa Bhatt and assisted by Prof. Anjali Trivedi.
The Participants were:
Faculty of Commerce B.Com (Honours) earned the magnificent Triumph
This year once again Faculty of Commerce B.Com (Honours) reached the pinnacle of folk dance competitions in three various events namely at Sports Club, Gulmohar Greens Club and Gymkhana Club. FOC B.Com (Honours) always comes up with something remarkable on the stage and this year was no difference. The theme of the performance was “Khushboo Gujarat na Garbani” which represented various styles of garbas of Gujarat staged together in a wonderfully choreographed spectacle. Various performing arts and educational institutions of the state participated in the competitions.
FOC B.Com(Honours) bagged 1st position in the categories of Best Performance and Best Costume (Khushboo Gujarat na Garbani) and 3rd position (Nagaru folk) at Sports Club on 7th October, 2018.
The institute also secured 2nd position in the categories of Best Performance at Gulmohar Greens Club on 8th October, 2018.
It also won 1st position in the categories of Best Performance at Gymkhana Club on 12th October, 2018.
The shows comprised of the elite audience of the city. The performance of B.Com (Honours) was purist’s delight which showcased every form of typical authentic Garba from centuries in the sheris of Gujarat which was applauded by the audience. The entire act was choreographed by Dr.Kruti Paritosh, Kuldeep Shukla and Khushboo Shukla and the team comprised of Shriya Patel, Hinal Shah, Bhumi Patel, MeghaNihlani, Tanvi Trivedi, Kathanki Raval, Krishna Shah, Unnati Pandya, Prapti Thakkar, Maitry Trivedi, Dhruvi Shah, Dhrumi Shah, Preet Mehta, Priyanshi Saraniya, Akshita Patel, Priyanshi Shah, Drasti Bhatt, Shanaya Shah, Jaimil Joshi, Neel Thakkar, Naman Shah, Poonam Thakkar, Arya Patel, Sachin Gaud and Nili Shah.
FACULTY OF COMMERCE (B.COM.HONOURS) SHINES AT IMAGINATION 2018 : THE GLS UNIVERSITY YOUTH FESTIVAL 2018
The Youth Festival of GLS University was organised from 23rd to 25th September 2018, under the title, IMAGINATION 2018. The students of Faculty of Commerce (B.Com. Honours) enthusiastically participated and won many prizes. The intense practice sessions with a lot of hard work and dedication for over 15 to 20 days paid off nicely with several prizes in the end. The details of the prizes won by the institute are as under.Overall Championship 1st Runner up
Overall Champion in Literary Events
Overall Champion in Performing Arts Events
1st Poetry Writing
Faculty of Commerce participated in JOSH 2018, a national level Inter collegiate competition organized by NAEMD held on 18th September 2018 at GMDC hall. Nidhi Solanki, student of SEM-5 won Mr and Miss Academia (MMA) personality contest and she also won student choice award. SEM-1 Student Dhruti Shah won Miss 10 title. Niddhi Solanki will be going to Mumbai for Competing at National level. In Fashion show, college bagged 2nd runner up prize, In Western Dance 1st Runner up and in Bollywood dance 1st prize. Our Institute won Over all Best College of the year 1st runner up and bagged prize worth Rs.31,000. Around 60 students participated which includes group of dancers, models, designers, volunteers and fine art students.
VISHLESHAN PLUS 2018
Faculty of Commerce participated in Vishleshan Plus 2018 – The National Level Management Festival organised by N.R.I.B.A on 14th and 15th September 2018. As it was a national level event, many prestigious institutes from all over India participated in various events in three categories: Fine arts, Performing arts and Academics. Our institute bagged overall First Runners Up trophy. Students won prizes in the following events: