H.S.C Arts

“The arts and humanities teach us who we are and what we can be. They lie at the very core of the culture of which we’re a part.” — Ronald Reagan


The study of arts subjects encourages self- expression, creativity. It helps one develop critical thinking and the ability to perceive the world around us in a broader spectrum. It enhances one’s social skills and community living in a differentiated world.

The subjects that come under Humanities stream are Psychology, Sociology, Logic, Economics and languages. Learning these subjects enriches students’ knowledge holistically in a global intercultural environment, which in turn expands their horizons, giving them a broader and lucid perspective about life and its functionality, making them confident human beings and ideal citizen. All these opens up a window of opportunities to pursue a wide range of degree courses as per their interest and likings. Coupled with this the study of IT subject which is offered as an elective, helps them become adopt with integrating technology into arts.

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Key Information


Arts being a subjective field, it involves simulation and active teaching methods like lecture, discussions, group discussion, analytical, critical thinking, brainstorming sessions, projects, write-ups, tutorials and role play. These techniques are employed for teaching various aspects of Arts subject. Teaching of Arts also integrates socio cultural contextual references which makes subjects more relatable to the world around.

Students are encouraged to read up references and current articles in their field of study and be active learners.

Programme Outcomes

  • The study of arts opens up an array of options to choose from for pursuing a graduation course for a career in media, teaching, social service, Law, fine arts, travel , tourism sector, civil services, etc are some of the fields the students can consider after 12th.
  • The plethora of options that are open for a student who has chosen the Humanities stream is ginormous, therefore making ‘Arts /Humanities’ as one of the popular streams in higher secondary classes.


In a world that leaves one spoilt for choice, quality assurance is a big concern; this is where a legacy or brand increases the comfort factor and makes us confident about our choices. The Somaiya brand has been around for decades, without ever compromising on its quality offered or value add, it imparts to students.

Transparency in admission process is the key to providing a fair policy to all applicants. At S K Somaiya Vinay Mandir special care is taken by the admission committee to keep channels of communication about cut-off marks and reasons for rejecting any admissions clear and valid as per the norms. There is no enshrouded approach which ensures a fair opportunity to all applicants.

Teachers are arguably the most important asset to an institution and Vinay Mandir is proud of its well qualified, trained and experienced teacher community. Students get to learn from teachers who are moderators and members of the board of studies, which in turn benefits the students in all aspects.

At S K Somaiya Vinay Mandir, students are always a priority. Any student who desires to excel is provided with intensive coaching under the expertise of much experienced teachers to understand and benefit from the nuances of learning that will enhance their performance beyond their expectations.

The vast and beautiful Somaiya campus houses world class sporting facility open to all its students. Students who are serious with pursuit of any sport are given coaching under expert coaches to help them take their talents to the state and national levels.

Extra-curricular activities find a place of prominence in our institution. As is the belief of our founder, inclusion of culture and tradition into learning is vital for developing a balanced personality. Such activities also nurture leadership skills, team integrity and self-confidence. Therefore exploration of the plethora of interest and talent in students is done through various activities conducted throughout the year. HARMONY- the college fest is the culmination point where every talent is appreciated and given its due recognition.

The campus of Somaiya is one of the best a student can get. The humongous, captivating, serene and state of art campus is a privilege and matter of pride to all who are a part of Somaiya family. No description can ever do justice to its true worth; one has to experience it to understand the depth of its offerings.


Compulsory Subjects Elective Subjects
English Hindi / Marathi / Gujarati/ Information Technology 
Sanskrit (Any 3)
Physical Education Economics
Environment Education & Water Security Sociology
*Yoga Logic
*Yoga is compulsory in F.Y.J.C.