Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai

Mumbai, Maharashtra

 ESTD 1937
 Public College
 NAAC Rating - A

About Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai

Featured as the first ever educational institution set up in Mumbai which is run by a private management educational body, Ramnarain Ruia College was established in the year 1937 by the Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali of Pune. The institute has recently in the year 2017 has granted the status of “Autonomous Status” by the University Grant Commission and the University of Mumbai. It was long back in the year 1937 when Ramnarain Ruia College was declared open by the H.E. Sir Roger Lumley then Governor of Bombay.


For establishment of a private institute a large amount of monetary support is needed, and for establishment of Ramnarain Ruia College the credit goes to Mataji Suvratadevi Ruia and her illustrious son, Seth Ramnivas Ramnarain Ruia who donated a huge amount of Rs. 2, 00,000 to set up an educational institute from  the Ramnarain Haranandrai Charitable Trust. To honor the initiative and support the institute was named as Ramnarain Ruia College.

Courses offered at Ramnarain Ruia College:

The institute offers various courses in the field of science, arts and mass media through its Undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral degree programmes. Admission process of Ramnarain Ruia College varies from course to course, however, the basic eligibility criteria remain same like for admission in undergraduate courses candidate needs to have qualified 10+2 and for postgraduate courses candidate needs to have bachelor's degree in the relevant field.

Ramnarain Ruia College Collaborations:

Ruia College goals to cater the need of society with a world-class education system and collaborations with universities and industries across the world are steps towards the same. The collaborations can be divided broadly into 2 different categories:

  • Educational Collaborations: The institute has collaborated with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania under “Higher Education Partnership” and allow students to get trained under the academic culture of the university through student exchange programmes. Candidate can also work under trained professionals and teachers for the project, research, and training.
  • Industrial Partnerships: At Ramnarain Ruia College focus is always been on the high-quality practical knowledge over the classroom studies and to attain the same, institute get its students to be trained in industries through summer and winter programmes so that the students will know how exactly the industries differ from what is mentioned in books.

Ramnarain Ruia College: DDU Kaushal Kendra

Keeping importance of vocational education in focus, Government of India has set up KAUSHAL centers (Knowledge Acquisition and Upgradation of Skilled Human Abilities and Livelihood) through its Deen Dayal Upadhyay Centres. The project focus on bridging the gap between the demands of industry for trained representatives and supply from educational institutes. Ramnarain Ruia College serving the needs of industry for more than eight decades and working in the closest proximity with various industries is the first college in the Mumbai which was approved to set up KAUSHAL Centre in August 2015 by University Grant Commission.

Research at Ramnarain Ruia College:

With 12 departments dedicated for the Ph.D. degree, the Ruia College has by far produced more than 600 scholars with a total of 7 patients. The institute has approved of Advanced Instrumentation Center Research grants from UGC, DBT, DST, DAE-BARC, BRNS, AYUSH, NMPB, MMRDA, FBH, NBPH, Asiatic Society of Mumbai, and University of Mumbai

Reservation at Ramnarain Ruia College:

To provide the rights of education to each and every student irrespective of their social and financial background Ruia College follow reservation policy as mandated by the University of Mumbai and underlined by GoI.


Percentage of Seats Reserved















Women Reservation


Ramnarain Ruia College, Mumbai Admission

Ramnarain Ruia College is affiliated to University of Mumbai and was established in the year 1937 by Shikshana Prasaraka Mandali. Courses offered at Ruia College includes 3 undergraduate, various postgraduate and doctoral courses. The institute has recently awarded the ‘Autonomous status” by UGC and Mumbai University.

Ramnarain Ruia College Admission Highlights:

  • Application processes for all the courses are fully online and can be done on the official website of the institute.
  • Admission in the courses offered at the institute is done on basis guidelines prescribed by the University of Mumbai.
  • For admission in undergraduate courses candidate needs to have qualified 10+2 from a recognized board.
  • The selection process for BA, B.Sc. and BMM courses depends on the merit of the qualifying examination.
  • For admission in postgraduate courses candidate needs to have graduation degree in the relevant field and candidate will be selected on basis of merit except for M.Sc. Degree in Bioanalytical Sciences.
  • Candidates need to have either a Masters or M.Phil degree to apply for Ph.D. at Ruia College. The final list of candidates will be prepared on basis of score in Ph.D. Entrance Test (PET) followed by an interview of the respective department.
  • Candidates having a valid GATE/SET/NET and JRF don't need to appear for PET.

Ramnarain Ruia College Admissions Important Dates:


Application Process Start

Last Date to Apply

Publication of Merit List

BA/ B.Sc./ BMM

June 01, 2019 (Other Colleges)
June 04, 2019 (In-house Students)

June 18, 2019 (Other Colleges)
June 12, 2019 (In-house Students)

First list: June 19, 2019 (Other Colleges)

Integrated M.Sc.

Second: June 22, 2019 (Other Colleges)

Third: June 27, 2019 (Other Colleges)

June 14, 2019(In-house Students)

BA, B.Sc. and BMM Admissions at RUIA College:

Ramnarayan Ruia College offers 3 years undergraduate programme in multiple specializations including English, Hindi, French, Psychology, Marathi Literature and others. The Bachelor's in 3 years  Mass Media is the programme available in both English and local language Marathi. For admission in the programme candidate needs to fulfill the following criteria:

  • Candidate needs to have 10+2 in the relevant streams from a recognized board with minimum 45 percent in aggregate.
  • At the time of application minimum age of the candidate should be of 17 years.
  • The final selection of the candidates is done on basis of merit and counseling conducted by the University of Mumbai.
Course Name Specialization Minimum Eligibility Selection Process
BA English Candidate qualifyting 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board with an aggregate of 45% Merit in the last qualifying examination followed by counselling conducted by Mumbai University
Political Science
Marathi Literature
 B.Sc. Physics
Life Science
Computer Science
Bioanalytical Science
BMM Mass Media

M.Sc Admission in RUIA College:

  • Ramnarain Ruia College offers two-year post-graduate programme in various fields and to take admission on the same candidate needs to have a graduation degree in the relevant field.
  • For admission in M.sc Bioanalytical Science, the candidate needs to appear for the entrance examination conducted at the institute.
  • Candidates are selected on basis of merit and the Counselling conducted by the University of Mumbai.

Course Name


Minimum Eligibility

Selection Process

M.Sc (Papers)

Bioanalytical Science

Graduation degree in the relevant field from a recognized institute or university

On the basis of an entrance test conducted by the University of Mumbai


Chemistry (Specialization in Physical Chemistry / Organic Chemistry / Inorganic Chemistry / Analytical Chemistry)

 On basis of Merit in last qualifying examination followed by Counselling


Botany (Specialization in Molecular Biology, Cytogenetics & Plant Biotechnology)






Life Sciences








Computer Science




Information Technology

Integrated M.Sc

Bioanalytical Sciences (Specialization in Bioanalysis / Bioinformatics / Nutraceuticals)


M.Sc (Research)

Botany, Chemistry, Bioanalytical Science

 On basis of Merit and Counselling conducted by Mumbai University


Life Science, Microbiology, Zoology

Ph.D. Admission at RUIA College:

The institute offers the Ph.D. degree in 5 specializations and to apply for the same candidate needs to register online for PET (Ph.D. Eligibility Test) conducted by the University of Mumbai.

  • Minimum Eligibility Criteria to apply for PET is having a Masters or M.Phil degree in the relevant field from a recognized University.
  • Candidate with a valid GATE / SET / NET / (JRF) / teacher fellowship holder of the apex bodies as CSIR / UGC / ICAR / ICMR / DBT are exempted of PET
  • A candidate completing M.Phil from Mumbai University also doesn't need to appear for PET and are eligible for direct admission.
  • Final selection of the students will be done on basis of examination score and performance in the interview.
Course Name


Eligibility Criteria

Selection process

Ph.D. (Science)

Chemistry, Bioanalytical Science

Candidates must have Master's or M.Phil degree in the relevant discipline from a recognized University

The score in entrance examination or PET score followed by personal interview


Physics, Applied Biology


Zoology, Botany, Microbiology


Life Sciences, Biotechnology

Ph.D. (Arts)

History, English, Hindi, Sanskrit


Dr. Suhas Pednekar
Position: Principal