Rank, Accreditation, Achievements

BEST COMMERCE COLLEGE 2021

We are very proud and happy to share that GLS University, Faculty of Commerce – SMPIC has added yet another feather to its cap. Your own SMPIC has been declared the Best Commerce College in the State of Gujarat (Private Universities), 12 th in West Zone of India and 57 th Best Commerce College among thousands of colleges in India by the very reputed magazine 'The Week' in a survey conducted in 2021.

ASIA’S MOST TRUSTED BRAND AWARDS 2019

Faculty of Commerce(SMPIC) has been awarded ASIA’S EDUCATION AWARD 2019 in ‘Asia’s Best Commerce and Economics College Category’ from the India region by International Brand Consulting Corporation, USA. The Award was presented on 11th December, 2019 at Hotel Grand Hyatt in Bangkok, Thailand. International Brand Consulting Corporation, USA conducted a consumer survey in more than 20 countries of Asia & based on the brand research report, the brands have been selected for the awards. The award has been a result of incessant support and encouragement of Shri Sudhir Nanavati, President, GLS University. Under his constant guidance and the vision of GLS Management, we could implement new ideas and innovative academic and student development activities and scale new heights every year.

FELICITATION BY ICICI PRUDENTIAL INSURANCE COMPANY

As an expression of gratitude Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC) was felicitated by ICICI Prudential Insurance Company for its constant support in conducting campus placements and extending participation of higher number of interested students with very good arrangements for conducting orientation and personal interviews.

ASIA’S MOST TRUSTED BRAND AWARD 2016

Our institute was awarded ‘Asia’s Most Trusted Brand Award 2016’ in the category of education by IBC INFOMEDIA (A Division of International Brand Consulting Corporation, New Jersey, USA). All the awardees were honoured with trophies and certificates in a glittering ceremony held at Hotel Grand Hyatt, Bangkok, Thailand on 16th April, 2017. ‘Asia’s Most Trusted Brand Awards’ is a distinctive recognition for a brand recognized as, ‘Most Trusted’ in its industry category. IBC Info Media identifies and felicitates all those who have maintained highest standards of product integrity and brand development. Its evaluation process is based on an Asia wide quantitative qualified consumer survey in around 10 major countries of Asia, expert analysis and attributes based qualitative brand research.

ICICI AWARD

Our institute was felicitated with a trophy by ICICI Prudential Life Insurance on 23rd November, 2016 for partnering with them to provide long-term careers. This trophy was given especially to acknowledge high participation and absorption of students from the Institute during campus placement.

HEALTHY CAMPUS AWARD

On the occasion of “Healthy Campus Leaders Meet” hosted by Narcotics Control bureau, MSW Department- Gujarat University jointly at the Gujarat University Convention Hall organized a special program of felicitating the leaders who have done extraordinary work in creating awareness and spreading the word of Healthy Campus in various arenas on 25th October 2016. Prof. Vijay Tripathi, the Faculty Coordinator of Faculty of Commerce was felicitated by state level award by Prof. G. P. Vadodaria, the Dean of L. D. Engineering College. Along with this, volunteers Malav Baria, Swapnil Gurjar, Moh. Burhan, Yaserbhavnagri, Vishrut Kevadiya, Shanker Chaudhary were also felicitated during the event.

A PROUD MOMENT FOR FACULTY OF COMMERCE (SMPIC)

Our institute received INDIA’S NO.1 BRAND AWARD 2016 in the EDUCATION CATEGORY on 2nd May, 2016 at Hotel Leela, Mumbai.

 INDIA TODAY SURVEY 2016

S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce now known as Faculty of Commerce, GLS University, features amongst the Best Colleges of the City and is ranked amongst Top 50 Best Commerce Colleges of the Nation in a survey conducted by India Today (May 2016) a leading magazine of the country. The criterions considered were reputation of the college, quality of academic input, student care, and infrastructure and job placements.

CIMA-UK CONFERS “VALUED INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS” AWARD TO SMPIC

Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA-UK) has conferred upon S.M. Patel Institute of Commerce, ‘Valued Institutional Partner Award- Emerging Market 2015-16’ on 29th April, 2016 at ITC Hotel, Mumbai.

INDIA TODAY SURVEY 2015

S. M. Patel Institute of Commerce once again was ranked among the Top Five emerging Commerce College in the Country by a survey conducted by India Today in 2015. S. M. Patel Institute of Commerce made its presence felt at National Level for the third year in succession by being ranked in the Elite group of colleges of the country.

OVERSEAS STUDENTS VISIT FOC (SMPIC)…

It was a fortifying moment for FOC (SMPIC) when a few students from the prestigious VASSAR College and BROWN College, USA visited the college on 28th November, 2014. They were here to know about the college as well as to study various issues related to the safety of female students. The students had an interaction with the Dean and the staff and shared their views regarding the issues like harassment of women, ragging, domestic violence and some other matters in this relation. The students’ delegation also toured the college building and interacted with the faculty members to learn about various achievements in academic as well as extra-curricular activities at different levels. Before parting, the students expressed their sense of satisfaction and mentioned that their visit to FOC (SMPIC), one of the top most Commerce Institutes of India, was really an enriching experience for them.

FACULTY OF COMMERCE (SMPIC) TIE-UP WITH CIMA

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has announced a formal partnership with Faculty of Commerce (SMPIC), to provide students an opportunity to study the most relevant international professional qualification for business. A Letter of Intent was signed on 16th October, 2014 by Dr.Ashwin Purohit, Dean FOC (SMPIC) and Mr. Debasish Biswas, Country Head, CIMA in presence of Dr.B.H.Joshi, Registrar, Gujarat Law Society.

UK COLLEGES DELEGATION AT FOC (SMPIC)

With a view to extend its horizon in the pursuit towards the academic excellence, FOC (SMPIC) took this initiative to explore the possibilities of tie ups, collaboration and linkages with the academic institutes of the international repute in the month of August.

A delegation of the representatives from around 11 member colleges of the AOC,UK, was invited with the help of The Head of Trade and Investment, British Deputy High Commission in India. The representatives of the institutes like Burton and South Derbyshire College, Belfest Metropolitan College, Bournville College, Bournemouth & Poole College, Bradford College etc. attended the meet and enthusiastically participated in the interaction. The industry stalwart like Shri Piyushbhai Desai, CMD, Wagh Bakri Group was also present at the occasion. He insisted on preparing employable graduates with job ready skills. The function concluded with some important discussions and interaction regarding the possibilities to initiate a process to work out MoUs in this direction.

ISO 9001:2008

SMPIC is certified ISO 9001:2008 Institute.