Bengaluru: NAAC re-accredits St Joseph’s College with A++ grade

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Bengaluru, Nov 2: St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) was re-accredited with a grade of A++ following the recently concluded peer team visit of the National Accreditation and Assessment Council of India (NAAC).

“As with our motto ‘Fide et Labore’ (Faith and Toil), the full credit goes to our dedicated and committed management, staff, students, alumni and well-wishers. The college always aims at ‘Magis’ (doing more). It is the collective effort of all stakeholders of the college that has made it possible for the college to earn the excellent grading,” principal Fr Victor Lobo acknowledged, while laying on record the role played by Dr Subhashini, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) coordinator, along with conveners of the seven parameters and every member of the faculty for their commitment and dedication in accomplishing the mission target.

Dr Betty Daniel a senior professor said, “The A++ grade scored by the college is a reflection of the hard work, dedication and far-sighted approach of all our staff over the last 135 years.” She said this was truly a blessing from God.

Dr Subhashini Muthukrishnan (IQAC Coordinator) observed, “A college which believes in providing inclusive quality education has proved it yet again.”

This is the fourth cycle of re-accreditation (NAAC reviews accreditation every five years). The college has obtained score of CGPA 3.79 out of 4. The college has been awarded the high rating as an affirmation of excellence in collegiate education particularly in the areas of teaching, learning and research. The college has also been complimented for its educational vision, as laid out in its vision and mission documents and for its involvement in out-reach and consultancy.

St Joseph’s has been perceived to be a truly student-friendly college with serious commitment to the marginalized and the struggling sections of our society. It has also been congratulated for its new endeavors in enhancing the infrastructure of the institution and for making significant contributions to the intellectual growth of the city of Bengaluru. Approximately out of 50,000 colleges across the country, St Joseph’s College has got the 4th highest rating and the 2nd among autonomous colleges in India. The college stands first in the state of Karnataka.

This NAAC grading places St Joseph’s College among the top few colleges in the nation. This coveted high grading of the college has catapulted it to transform itself as a college of excellence into an institution of eminence in near future.

The college is a Jesuit college, run by the Jesuits for the past 135 years having the vision of imparting quality education for all especially the weaker sections of the society who otherwise would not have an opportunity to get quality education. From its inception in 1882, the college has imparted higher education to students from all backgrounds of entire nation for past 135 years and proved to be an institute of repute for its quality learning and research. Latest NAAC grade is a moment of joy and happiness for the management, faculty, students, parents, alumni and all stakeholders as we are marching towards becoming an institute of eminence (Deemed to be University).


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