MES Garware College of Commerce has always taken passionate efforts to develop the research culture among the students and staff. The Vision and Mission Statement of the College reflects its obsession towards the research.
In July 2013, to pursue the dreams in the sphere of research, GCC established the Department of Research, Innovations and Consultancy (DRIC). Vice-Chancellor of Savitribai Phule Pune University, H’ble. Dr. Wasudeo Gade was the chief guest of the grand function organized on this occasion. Since July 2013, the College has a recognized research center affiliated to Savitribai Phule Pune University to undertake Ph. D. in Commerce. At present, Garware College of Commerce possesses the galaxy of expertise in the sphere of research. As many as 14 faculty members possess Ph. D. as their highest research qualification; whereas 5 faculty members have M. Phil. qualification. So far, 5 faculty members have completed their Minor Research Projects, while 2 will complete the same very soon. 5faculty members are the recognized research guides associated with Savitribai Phule Pune University. Around 34 research scholars are pursuing their Ph. D. under the guidance of these faculty members. In the last five years (2011-16), more than 150 research papers were presented by the faculty members at various national and inter-national conferences. Several research articles written by the faculty members have been published in the reputed peer reviewed research journals bearing ISSN and high ‘impact factor’. GCC publishes ‘Quest’ – a research annual (bearing ISSN:2277-341X) which includes original research articles written by the faculty members belonging to GCC as well as colleges from other states. Quest 2016 was the 10th consecutive issue published by the College.