Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope. - Kofi Annan
Education is movement form darkness to light. - Allan Bloom
Education is not preparation for life, education is life itself. - John Dewey
Rotary Foundation For Education And Learning Trust (ROFEL), With the noble vision of spreading light of knowledge and with the mission of creating educated and skillful moral citizens who will join hands in spreading VIDYA DANA , the Pioneer, Founder- chairman Late Shri Vishnubhai Patel, Secretary Shri Kalyanbhai Benerjee, Trustees Late Shri Ashokbhai Achchhariwala, Late Shri Madhubhai Contractor, Shri Dilipbhai Shah, Founder Principal Shri G.K.Ruwala and our pillar Shri Mahendrabhai Jhobalia, Late Smt. Indiraben Achchhariwala has started their journey towards their goal and established Rofel Arts and Commerce College in the year 1989, affiliated to VNSGU, Surat.
As Rofel Arts and Commerce College becomes the success milestone, and to provide empowering employability and career service too young aspirants, college started new branches such as M. Com in 2002, M. A in Economics in 2008, M. Com English medium in 2017 while rofel trust started new ventures like BBA, BCA, MBA, nursing and pharmacy.
The journey is still going on with the immense support of Present Chairman Shri Rajjubhai Shroff, and Secretary Shri Ashish Roy, trustees Shri Bharatbhai Patel, Shri Subhashbhai Panchal, Shri Dipakbhai Shah, Shri Ujjavalbhai Kakria, Shri Prafulbhai Devani and Principal Dr.Hemali A. Desai and whole ROFEL Parivar.
The college is located that covered nearby 108 villages. Students from Different area like rural, village, industrial, from different culture tradition are getting knowledge with oneness and unity. The college is a kind of boon for those families who are from interior villages, whose first generation is getting chance to enhance themselves with the world. ROFEL turns a kind of bridge for more than 108 surrounded Villages to connect with the global world.
The college is accredited 'B' grade in NAAC in 2007, and re-accredited in 2014. In addition to that our college is re-accredited 'B' grade Academic and Administrative Audit (AAA) in 2015 by KCG and Gujarat Government.
The college is having more than 1500 student strength, in which more than 60% of students are girls. Above 50 % students are from reservation category (SC/ST/OBC). Courses like B.A. & M.A (Economics) in Gujarati medium and B.Com, M.Com with Accountancy in Gujarati medium and English medium is available in our institute. We believe in women empowerment, as a result more than 60% girl students are shaping their career in Rofel.
The Whole teaching and administrative staff is quite supportive, and always work for student's welfare with the immense support of Principal. Rofel is a place where highly knowledgeable faculties are always on tip toe to inspire students. Many of the faculties are having M.Phil, Ph. D Guide ship too. Our honorable Principal has been elected as Dean of Arts faculty at VNSGU, Surat continuously twice. She is esteemed member of NAAC peer team. Also bagged numerous International Faculty Development Programme that at UK.
Our institute is having facilities like Psychological lab & Counselling center, Multimedia Room, that is actually Virtual classes, Girls Common room, Highly Enriched library, smart class with projectors, seminar hall, conference room, language Lab, Computer Lab, Sports Room, Udisha Club, Guidance Centre for M.Phil. and Ph. D for betterment of students, to make learning process more inspiring and interesting for them.
The institute is having SC/ST cell, anti-ragging cell, Grievance redressel cell, women's cell.
The library is enriched with more than 23000 books, 76 regional + national+ international journals, along with rare books. In addition to that we created BOOK BANK for poor Students who can have books whole year free of cost and study without any burden.
A fully eco-friendly and fully Wi-Fi campus- Rofel is honorably selected for NaMo Wi-Fi facility among the other colleges of Gujarat State. Since last three years we are providing NaMo e-tablet to our first year students to enhance their global need.
Scholarship is one of the major venture, we are proffering to our reserved category students in accordance with Government that motivate them for higher aspirations. Many of the faculties are motivating poor students by paying their fees.
NSS, NCC, Personality Development (Interview Skill), Remedial Class, Sports Events, Cultural Events, Women Empowerment (Self Defense Training), Yoga are our regular projects.
Our institute introduced certificate courses like Beauty and culinary, self -defense training for girls for their interest and future development. Other certificate courses like GST, Tally, NET, SET is running successfully.
As an add-on course CPT and BULLATS courses of Scope are running successfully.
Our NSS Volunteers are enthusiastically performing the tasks such as Swachhata Abhiyan, Traffic awareness, no plastic campaign, tree plantations etc. Two of our students got 'Best NSS volunteer' award from Gujarat Government in the year 2016 and 2017. While in NSS every year, we are conducting special camp for students without gap. Medical checkup, blood donation is our regular activity. We have adopted two of the villages namely Namdha and Balitha for nurturing and enhancing the rural area.
College used to arrange different workshops and lectures on Soft Skill, Competitive Exam, Career Guidance for making our students more responsible, confident, social and good citizen of India.
Students take part in different sports and cultural Activities at colleges well as university level. We have a big sports ground for volley ball, hockey, running etc., it has a pitch suitable for Ranji trophy for cricket. That help students in their physical fitness. We have indoor games and gym facility too. For last two years we introduced Music Class for our students for their mental growth. Yoga is our daily period for their better health. We have clean and hygienic atmosphere, clean drinking RO water for students.
GK test is conducted. Industrial visit, educational tour, Sanskrit Gaurav Kasoti, is running successfully for student's benefits. Very limited colleges of Gujarat state is honored with finishing school project. Rofel is one of them and successfully we completed first batch and running the second batch.
Students are well discipline. College has arranged District level Mega placement fair, and youth parliament project, Faculty development programs, workshops, and seminars for students and faculties too. Recently on 13/4/2019 College has organized NAAC workshop with Dr. Shyam Singh Inda (Assistant Advisor NAAC) to understand the concepts and process of NAAC. In addition to that state level workshop on 'how to write research paper' is also being successfully organized by the college.
NCC wings is successfully running, many of the students obtain B and C certificates. One of our students achieved a chance of NCC RD parade last year.
During last five years, As per the university rules and merit list, our students got 3 gold medal in Sanskrit and 2 gold medals in Economics and 1 gold medal in Mercantile Law. We promote students for higher studies and taking Transfer is easily accessible.