The D.G. Ruparel College of Arts, Science and Commerce is a college in Matunga, Mumbai, India. It is run by Modern Education Society, Pune and is affiliated with the University of Mumbai, and has been referred to as "prestigious" by The Times of India.HistoryRuparel College was founded in 1952. Its campus occupies 10acre of land in Matunga, an inner suburb of Mumbai. The campus features green landscaping with trees and a botany garden, and is known for its attractiveness. It offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including Ph.D. programs in chemistry, physics, and zoology, and has an enrollment of around 1,500 students. Ruparel College has been visited by Indira Gandhi, Neelam Sanjiva Reddy (former President of India), P.C. Alexander (former governor of Maharashtra) and Ram Kapse (former Lt. Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands).CertificationsRuparel College is certified as an A grade college, the third highest rating, indicating an institutional score of 85-90 on a 100-point scale, by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of India, in its most recent assessment by the NAAC in 2010. Ruparel College has 64 permanent teachers and 23 ad hoc teachers. Of its permanent teachers, 22 hold Ph.D. degrees. Several faculty members are engaged in original research in Economics, English, Philosophy, Psychology, Chemistry, Botany, Physics, Mathematics, and Zoology.