Certificate Course in Core Values in Indian Culture

Certificate Course in Core Values in Indian Culture is for SY & TY Students, through which they will learn about Indian Philosophy, Indian Knowledge Tradition (Shashtra) & Indian Literature.

This course will develop Human values & different Ethics in the students, which will help students to develop overall personalities. Two additional credits will be given to the students after successful completion of the course.

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Key Information


Student’s from Syba /bcom /Tyba /bcom (Only for the Students of K J Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce)

Admission: First Come First Serve Basis

Lecture Schedule: Online Mode - Every Saturday, Sunday (3 Hours)

Duration: 30 Hours

Seats : 100 seats

Medium of Lecture Delivery - English & Hindi

Course Instructors Eminent personalities in the field of Ancient Indian Traditions like Yogshashtra, Philoshophy & Vedant etc. were invited to deliver lectures like Mrs.Rita Dhame, Dr. Deepak Bagadia, Dr. Mrunal Bhatt, Dr. Shakuntala Gawade, Dr Madhavi Narsaley, Acharya Yogendraji, Dr. Harinivas Tiwari, Shri. Sandeep Kulkarni, Smt. Manasi Amdekar, Purva Medhi Prabhu, Parampujya Kaushik Joshiji, Pujya Ushaben Thadani, Dr. Prakash Soni


  • Understand Values propounded by Indian Culture.
  • Gain of knowledge of fundamental of Indian Philosphy
  • Improve physical mental health and total well being of the students.
  • Benefit of 2 credits

Learning Objectives


This course is designed to present overview of Indian scriptures. It provides a guide lines for over all well being. How one can remain healthy mentally and physically.

Learning Outcome

After successful completion of this course, the student will be able to Understand core values of Indian Culture.

  • Explain various terminologies of Indian philosophical literatures.
  • Develop the habit of express their feelings like grief, disappointments
  • Learners can adapt of practice basics of Yoga.

Course Coordinator

Dr. Mrunal Bhatt
Sanskrit Dept.
Dr. Preeti Dave
Gujarati Dept.


Unit I : Indian Philosophy
  • Yoga
  • Vedanta
  • Upanishads
Unit II Indian Knowledge Tradition (Shastra-s)
  • Introduction to various Shastras
Unit III Indian Literature
  • Values as discussed in Purana-s
  • Ramayan
  • Bhagavad Gita

Evaluation of the Students (60:40 patterns)

The Performance of the learners shall be evaluated into two components, by internal and external exam. The learner shall obtain a minimum of 40% marks (i.e. 16 out of 40) in project or test and 40% marks (i.e. 24 out of 60) in theory separately. A learner needs to successfully pass both internal and external exam separately. A learner will be said to have passed the course if the learner passes in both the examinations.