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To provide quality service to the users
To disseminate required knowledge to users
To offer modern tools for accessing information
To enhance knowledge and to instill thirst for learning among students, which will enable them to develop an integrated personality and motivate them for valuable contribution to the society in future.
To promote, support and sustain research and also disseminate information at a faster pace.
The College was established on 16th June, 1969 by the Anjuman-I-Islam, Mumbai. It was originally named as Anjuman College of Commerce & Economics, but in the year 1975 it was dedicated to the memory of late Mr. Akbar Peerbhoy, a noted barrister, philanthropist, educationist and founder of the college. It is now known as Anjuman-I-Islam's Akbar Peerbhoy College of Commerce & Economics. This year the college has completed 49 years of its useful and beneficial existence. The college is permanently affiliated to the University of Mumbai for the teaching courses of studies upto B.Com Degree Examination (Three-year integrated B.Com Degree course). The college has also started the Degree Courses of Bachelor in Management Studies (BMS), Bachelor of Science in Information Technology B.Sc.(IT), B.Sc.(Computer Science) and Bachelor in Mass Media (BMM). In addition, the College also conducts certificate courses in Computer Programming (Software) and Diploma in Business Management. The College conducts M.Com Classes and has started M.Sc. (I.T.) from June 2007. The College has lush Green Campus. The College has been recognised as Ph. D. Research Centre since 2014-15 by the University of Mumbai.
The college is conveniently located on Maulana Shaukat Ali Road, Mumbai 400008, midway between J.J. Hospital Junction and Grant Road Railway Station. It can also be reached by B.E.S.T. buses plying on route No. 135 between Mazgaon Dock and August Kranti Maidan, via J.J.Hospital and Grant Road Railway Station. It is therefore easily accessible by Roadway and Railway.
The college aims at training students in the field of Commerce & Economics, Management, Mass Media and Information Technology and developing their overall personality, so that they become assets to the society. To achieve this end, the college has numerous co-curricular and extra curricular activities.
From the academic year 2004-2005, the college has been made centre of National Council for Promotion of Urdu and Arabic Languages, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
The Library is considered as the heart of any institution. In Akbar Peerbhoy College, during last 48 years, the library has strived to be the centre of knowledge through; it’s rich documents collection. Now the library is fully Modernized & Computerized, Library has implemented Barcode Technology for fast Issue-Return of Books, Student verification at the time of books Issue-Return is done through Biometric Technology.
The library has its own Webpage, which has New Arrivals list of Books & Journals Arrived in Library with link to Web-Based Online Public Access Catalogue (Web-OPAC) for searching of books on internet. Library has also developed its Digital Library / Institutional Repository using Open Source Digital Library Management Software which has ● Research Paper Published by Faculty & Students ● Previous Years Question Papers ● News Paper Cuttings ● Annual Reports of College ● College Newsletters ● College Magazines and other Publications.
Library has Subscription of N-List (National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content) a Project by UGC INFLIBNET Centre of E-Resources having 6000+ E-Journals and 31, 00,000+ E-Books Database.
Since the inception of the Library, the Anjuman-i-Islam's Management has been generous to make available sufficient funds for library budget, to cater the needs of users of the Library.
All the activities embarked upon by the Library have been aimed at fulfilling the academic goals of the Akbar Peerbhoy College in particular and society in general. This has been possible only due to the support of the Anjuman-i-Islam's Management, teaching, non-teaching staff and students, to whom we are thankful
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