Type of College

Minority - Aided

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade

Established

1964

Affiliation

University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram

About All Saints' College

All Saints' College, Thiruvananthapuram was established on 6th July 1964 founded by Rev. Mother Mary Louis, CCR with the approbation of Rt. Rev. Dr. V V Dereere, OCD, Bishop of Trivandrum.

It is run by the Congregation of the Carmelite Religious (CCR)-(Estd: 1868), a Minority Religious Institute devoted primarily to the Catholic education of girls.

It is one of the premier minority colleges established to impart & provide in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the part of progress.

The college is affiliated to the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram (formerly known as the University of Travancore, Thiruvananthapuram) and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) on 1st January 1969 under Act, 1956.

It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade - (CGPA Score 3.01 on a 4 Point Scale in 3rd Cycle) on 15th September 2016.

The college begins functioning in the Holy Angels’ premises with Miss Margaret P. Paulose as Principal and 277 students in the First-Year Pre-Degree class. Later On 15th May 1965, His Excellency the Most Rev. James R. Knox, Apostolic Internuncio to India lays the foundation stone of the first block of the college at Chackai, the permanent campus.

The college was shifted to the new campus at Chackai on 10th January 1967. It is upgraded on 24th July 1967 with the introduction of Degree Courses in English, History, Economics, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Zoology.

The college is selected as a centre for the Kerala State IT Mission (KSITM) programme, “Skill Enhancement Computer Training and Women’s Resource Centre in Colleges of Kerala” in January 2011.

The college also conferred the status of grant-in-aid college that the fees and all the facilities for the students are fixed by the government. The student's admission is done as per the Admission Criteria prescribed by the affiliating university.

All Saints’ College is one of the three colleges in Kerala under the Star College Scheme. This is a scheme initiated by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) under the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India to nurture excellence in undergraduate Science.

In the year 2013, the college celebrates its Golden Jubilee marking 50 years of academic excellence and service. A debt of gratitude is owed to the leaders who have made the institution what it is today.

At present, the college offers three years undergraduate & two years postgraduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, & Management streams with various optional specializations under the University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. It also offers various Add-On Diploma & Certificate courses.

The college also has a Contact Centre of Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi to offer Add-On UG, PG, & Certificate Courses through distance mode.

Motto:

In keeping with the motto "DUC LUX BENIGNA" - Lead Kindly Light - the words of Cardinal Newman, asking God‘s Light to lead us on step by step to the knowledge of the truth.

Vision:

  • The creation of dynamic young women who are academically proficient and financially independent, socially committed and morally upright

Mission:

  • To develop a centre of academic excellence which will provide both knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of today’s fast - changing scenario. The college believes that the students will be the agents of change in the community for whom the college was set up and in the larger society

 

  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, common rooms, auditorium, multipurpose halls, playground & hostel etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • The college has a book bank for helping the poor and backward class students
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 27th March 2004 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • The college runs a canteen inside the campus where staff and students can have meals and snacks prepared in a hygienic manner and at an affordable cost
  • Internet & Wi-Fi facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • Transportation facility is available for the students
  • The college also has a hostel with providing all the facilities, security and good atmosphere, best suited for studies of the girls coming from far-off places
  • The college has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the nearby St. Anne‘s Nursing Home, Pallimukku to attend and treat the students and staff on emergency call during regular class hours
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
  • The college also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
  • The college consists of Women Empowerment Cell for aiming at intellectual and social upliftment of the female students, the cell stands for facilitating women's empowerment through guest lectures, seminars, awareness programs, other welfare activities and to analyze underlying causes through research to women discrimination and to generate awareness
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in History, Economics & Political Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Social Work Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Arts in Economics Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in English Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in English Language & Literature Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in History Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Social Work Full Time 2 Years Graduation
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Finance Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Additional Courses
Streams
Add-On IGNOU Courses:
CLP (Computer Literacy Programme)
Diploma in Computer Applications (CCEK)
Karate (Department of Physical Education)
Apparel Designing
Beautician Course
COPA (Computer Operator and Processing Assistant)
Ornamental Fish Culture and Aquarium Management.
SAP - Genuine Courses
Vocational Training Courses:
Fashion Technology
Cosmetic Technology
Short Term Courses under “Women on Wings” Club:
Candle Making
Agarbathi Making
Flower Making
Umbrella Making
Cushion Making
Paper/Leather Craft
Fabric Painting
Hand Embroidery
Food Making
Fruit Processing
Doll Making
Skill Development Courses:
Ayurveda Panchakarma
Garment Designing and Fabrication
Photo and Videography
Multimedia Techniques
Computer Hardware Repairing and Servicing
Repair and Service of Home Appliances
High-tech Agriculture and Financial Services
Catering Services
Cost Effective Building Techniques including Green Technology
Solid Waste Management
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Red Ribbon Club
  • Women Empowerment Cell

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