Vidyarthi Pratinidhi Mandal (V.P.M.)

The V.P.M. is an umbrella organization of students and it comprises main student body of representative with a faculty as VPM chairman.

VPM carry out college level, intercollegiate level and University level student activities.

At individual departmental level, Various subject dedicated/departmental associations are formed to decentralize the VPM activity. These associations are run by students of respective departments and are monitored by respective Heads of  departments. 

Following is the list of all associations. Brief description of their activities is also provided below.



Career Guidance Cell Hindi Sahitya Mandal Political Science Association
Chemistry Association Le Cercle Francais Psychology Association
Commerce Association Marathi Literary Association Quiz Club
Debating Society Microbiological Association Rajatarangini (History)
Dramatic Circle Nature Club Redressal Forum
English Literary Association Natyavalaya Ruia Performing Arts Society
Film Society NCC Sanskrit Literary Association
Planning Forum NSS Science Association



 Career Guidance Cell (C.G.C.)
The Career Guidance Cell (C.G.C.) of Ruia College helps students to explore the best within them and guides them, how to make most out of this best. For this the C.G.C. tries to widen the horizon of the students by way of increasing their exposure to the world outside. Students, now a days, get confused because of constant bombardment of career related advertisements. The C.G.C. helps them to come out of this confusion by providing authentic and reliable information about various career opportunities. Besides this, workshops pertaining to particular career avenue, lectures, courses related to various aspects of personality development, language development programs are almost permanent features of the C.G.C. activities.

A Mega Career Fair called "Avenues' is organized by the C.G.C. once in every two years, In the new future the C.G.C. plans to establish "the Summer Placement Cell".


Chemistry Association (C.A.)
The Chemistry Association organizes lectures, by well-known experts in the field, for under graduate and post-graduate students. Due to overwhelming response of students the C.A. has widened the scope of its activities with every successive year. The C.A. also organizes essay competitions, poster-making competitions, inter collegiate scientific presentation competitions, exhibitions of project-work etc.

Commerce Association
The department of Commerce of Ramnarain Ruia College, took the initiative to start 'RUIA COMMERCE ASSOCIATION' in 1996. The main purpose of this association is to conduct Lectures specifically related to commerce subjects for which 'professionals' from the corporate world with industrial experience are invited. Also considering the influse of competition in the job market today, the Commerce Association Organizer various programmes, educating the students thereby on different 'career' prospects available in the market.

Another very important objective of 'Ruia Commerce Association is to 'Develop the Personality of the students' for which different competitions like advertising competition, debates, elocution, etc. are held at inter-collegiate & intra-collegiate levels.

 The English Literary Association

Film Society
The Ruia Film Society aims at promoting good cinema and help educate students on Cinema as an art form. Film Society's activities include, screening of English and Hindi movies (both classic and new). Theme based Film Festivals are also organized by the Film Society.

Hindi Sahitya Mandal (H.S.M.)
H.S.M. organizes various activities such as Vidyarthi Kavi Samelan, Poetry-Poster Competition, Story writing competition etc.

Le Cercle Francais
L.C.F. Organizes many educational, informative and cultural activities for the students. This includes French Film shows, Lectures by the experts in the field, Educational exchange program etc.

Marathi Vadsabha (M.V.)
Personality Development through Public Speaking is the primary objective of Marathi Vadsabha. For this it organizes workshops that train students in various aspects of public speaking. Vadsabha selects and trains students for various inter collegiate elocution and debate competitions. As a result every year a sack full of medals and trophies are won by Vadsabha volunteers.Vadsabha organizes prestigious G.D. Parikh intercollegiate Elocution Competition.

Marathi Vangamay Mandal
M. V.M. is one of the oldest literary association of the college. The activities of Vangamay Mandal are very popular among students as well as staff members. The major objective of Vangamay Mandal is to develop taste for good literature. Well known literary personalities are invited by Mandal to interact with students. Besides this Mandal organizes seminars, competitions and other literary events.

National Cadet Corps (Girls' wing and Boys' wing)
Achievements of Ruia N.C.C. Cadets is a matter of pride for every Ruiaite. At various state level and All India level competitions, organized by N.C.C., Ruia N.C.C. Cadets have always come out with flying colours. Innumerable medals, prizes and trophies have been bagged by Ruia N.C.C. Cadets. Every year several Ruia Cadets are selected for various prestigious camps, organized by N.C.C. at All India Level.

National Service Scheme (N.S.S.)
N.S.S. works through the largest net-work of student volunteers. Its activities are wide ranging. There activities not only contribute towards the betterment of society but also try to create a sense of social responsibility amongst students. N.S.S. gets actively involved in various Community Based Rehabilitation Programs, Fund raising Drives, Blood Donation Camps, Sale of goods made by handicapped etc. It has undertaken 'Help the Blind Project'; through this it provides computerized audio equipments to the blind students.

Nature Club
Nature Club works for developing ties between nature and students. For this it arranges various slide shows, film shows, nature walks, lecture demonstration etc. All this helps students to understand importance of conservation of nature and highlights desirability of the balanced Ecological System.

 Planning Forum
P.F. strives to create awareness about various economic issues amongst students. Forum organizes lectures, competitions, exhibitions throughout the year. Workshops are organized to help students to pursue 'Economics' related career. Students' Group Presentations and Seminar are frequently organized by the forum.

Political Science Association
P.S.A. Organizes lectures on the political issues of general interest. Organisation of 'Vox Populi' i.e. students' Parliament is one of its popular activity. From 1999-2000 Political Science Association publishes a magazine called 'Rajniti'.

Psychology Association
P.A. aspires to help students to have meaningful existence in this world, which may help them to develop meaningful and long-lasting relationships in life. P.A. invites well known psychologists to conduct workshops and deliver the lectures on the issues closely related to students' life.The Late Dr. N. V. Joshi Memorial Lecture is organized by the association every year.

Quiz Club
Quiz Blub prepares students for various in-tra as well as inter collegiate Quizzes. For this several practice quizzes are conducted. The activities of the Quiz club are wrapped up every year with intercollegiate Quiz, The Tambekar Trophy. This competition brings in several college from all over Mumbai and is a prestigious quizzing event with great prizes on line.

'Rajtarangini' (History Association)
'Rajtarangini' is one of the most active association of our college. Association attempts to complement classroom study of history in various ways.

Highlights of its' activities are -
Lecturers by well-known historians of national and international repute.
Visits to museum; Department of Archives.
Study tours to places of historical importance.
Organizes workshops, Seminars.
Special interest in study of numismatics.

Ruia Performing Arts Society
The R.P.S. almost as good as the cultural wing of Ruia College. It endeavours to encourage and motivate young talented students, who have the promise and interest in various forms of the performing arts. The society offers them a platform to present their artistic skills and get an insight into the intricacies of stagecraft and program organization. The R.P.S. also affords students' exposure to various art forms; and at extends them an opportunity to participate in seminars and workshops.

Science Association
S.A. was started with the aim of cultivating among students a scientific outlook and helping them to correlate their curriculum with actual industrial practices. For this it organizes lectures, arranges industrial visits. It also tries to increase students' exposure to various research institutions. Association also conducts various competitions.




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