Type of College

Private - Aided

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "B++" Grade




Goa University, North Goa

About Fr. Agnel College of Arts and Commerce

Fr. Agnel College of Arts and Commerce, North Goa was established on 20th June 1991 by Xaverian Educational Society, Pilar Goa belonging to the Society of the Missionaries of the St. Francis Xavier, which is commonly known as the Society of Pilar.

It is one of the premier institutions to impart & provide a platform in the field of higher education for the deserving candidates and prove to be a milestone in the path of progress.

The college is affiliated to Goa University, North Goa and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) Act, 1956 on 29th January 2002. It is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "B++" Grade (Fist Cycle) on 31st March 2007.

The college is a minority institution founded under the provision of Article 30 of the Indian Constitution and built with a varied amount of facilities and infrastructure which invites the mind into an atmosphere of education.

The college offers three years Degree Courses in Arts & Science stream under Goa University, North Goa. It also offers some Distance Education Courses, Post Graduate Courses, Certificate Courses & Add-On Courses.

Bharathiar University, Coimbatore has established an Off-Campus Academic Study Center at Fr. Agnel College, Pilar Goa. Hence, we can enroll and give confirmed admissions for Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.

Fr. Agnel College has the Study Centre of INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY (IGNOU) with the Code No. 08026, and enrollment of over 1087 students for July 2014 session. IGNOU offers two-time admission in a year i.e. July and January.

The Study Centre has been approved for B.A., B.COM., B.P.P. and M.COM Courses. Mr. Milind Mhamal, is the Coordinator, Ms. Melisa Rodrigues, and Supresh Kharbe is the Assistant Coordinators.

The college aims at the training of young men/women, more particularly the poorer and marginalized section of Society to be leaders in all walks of life and to serve their fellowmen in justice, truth and love.


  • To promote quality education without discrimination
  • To inculcate in students the value of hard work as stepping stone to success
  • To enrich in young men and women the value of truth, love, and justice for all
  • To inspire students to use their knowledge as an instrument of social change
  • To build a pool of successful citizens in all walks of life


  • To provide quality higher education to all including the socially, economically and academically challenged students and through 'Honest Toil' build ' Successful Citizen's in all walks of life who will sustain the ethos of our great country through imbibed values of Truth, Love, and Justice to all
  • The college has an attractive, campus situated in secured and serene atmosphere suitable for learning
  • 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 institution is working with a shining sun, the spectrum which is radiating in all possible directions.
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, canteen, seminar halls, multipurpose halls & playground 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 is fully computerized with the help of NewGenLib Software and is one of the finest college libraries in Goa. The library not only provides up-to-date facts and information on all subjects to readers but also teach how to search information and gain knowledge.
  • The library has the collection of more than 15,000 documents, which include encyclopedias, dictionaries, reference books, journals, maps/charts, and audio-video collections. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed.
  • 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) to assure the quality of the college
  • 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.
  • A multipurpose Auditorium complex with facilities for large meetings, cultural programs, and indoor sports activities is under construction and is also being partially used for those purposes.
  • The college has got a large playground, Basket Ball court and facilities and equipment for different sports like Cricket, football, Volleyball, Hockey, badminton, Table tennis and so on.
  • The college Gymkhana is meant for promoting different types of games, sports, health and personality development.
  • State Government and the 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.
  • The institute provides the training facility like- face to face interview, resume making, communication skills, that help the students to face the campus recruitment.
  • For every course, the college imparts practical training to its students that helps them to understand better, improve their demonstrative skills, eliminate hesitation and in this process strives to mold them into industry ready professionals.
  • The college maintains a "Students Welfare Fund" to provide financial help to the poor and deserving students, on application from such students, subject to the availability of funds.


Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor Preparatory Programme (BPP) Distance Mode 6 Months 10th
Master of Social Work Full Time 2 Years Graduation
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Science in Applied Psychology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Environmental Science Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Additional Courses
Certificate Courses:
I.T Syllabus Course
Desk Top Publishing (DTP)
Screen Printing
Tally Accounting Package
Fashion Designing
Personality Development
Skill Development Courses:
Computer hardware and networking
DTP & Screen Printing
Personality Development
Programming Language
Fashion Designing
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Gymnasium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Seminar Halls
  • Health Centre / Hospital
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee





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