Mount Carmel College, Bangalore, envisions a life-oriented education that empowers the students through a humanizing and liberative process, to be agents of transformation and development at different levels of life. Enabled and empowered, they respond pro – actively to concerns and conflicts inherent in today’s reality, especially those of women and persons who are unable to exercise their freedom to be human and work for the integrity of creation. The thrust is in the light of a “Civilisation of love”, the Kingdom of God, as envisaged and promoted by the Foundress, Mother Teresa of St. Rose of Lima.
Initially affiliated to Mysore University later it became an affiliated college of Bangalore University in 1964. MCC is a minority institution run primarily for Catholic Students but in the spirit of service, it opens its doors to those of all castes and creeds. It draws its inspiration from the person and teaching of Jesus Christ, Universal Master and Model of Education.
The college was granted the autonomy status in September 2005, affiliated to Bangalore University. Mount Carmel College was re-accredited with an A+ by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2006. It is one of the Colleges in India selected by UGC under the scheme, College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) in 2006. In the year 2012 the college was rewarded A grade by NAAC in its 2nd round of re-accreditation.
The College offers Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses in Commerce and Management, Humanities, Science, Applied Science and Design. The student strength of the college in 1944 was 274; today it has strength of over 5,500 students pursuing both Under Graduate and Post Graduate Programmes. As a major step, the College established an Institute for Management Studies (MCIM) in 1992, with a view to provide women students an opportunity to pursue Management Education
The College has well established research facilities, State of the Art laboratories and facilitates research culture both among staff and students. The Commerce Department has been recognized as a Research centre by Bangalore University in 2006. Further IGNOU has recognised many of the Departments as Research Centers from the year 2010 - 11. The College has been registered with the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) and is recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India (Act 1988) in the year 2011.
Under the Under Graduate stream the college offers ten Programmes in the Faculty of Arts, eighteen in the Faculty of Science and four in the Faculty of Commerce and Management. Number of Post Graduate programmes has increased from three under the affiliated system to thirteen under the autonomous system. The College through the Centre for Extended Education offers skill based credit programs.
In the course of it’s over 6 decades of history Mount Carmel College has worked successfully at its primary objective of women empowerment through education and it continues to be committed to the same.
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MCC Vision and Mission
VISION : Empower students through value based, quality and integral education; to empower others especially the socially and economically marginalized and create a ‘Civilization of Love’. MISSION: To promote a value based education. To contribute to the transformation of society through being socially conscious and responsible. To synergize women and the less ...
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Oneof the first women’s colleges to be founded in 1944 inTrichur, Kerala, under the Madras University. One of the first colleges in Bangalore to be granted Affiliation by Bangalore University in 1964. First women's college to start NCC wing in Karnataka. Awarded Five Stars by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 1999. Selected ...
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