Type of College

Private - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade




Bangalore University, Bengaluru

About Mount Carmel College (Autonomous)

Mount Carmel College (Autonomous), Bengaluru Urban was popularly known as MMC, Bengaluru Urban was established on 7th July 1948 by the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa in order to fulfill the demand of higher education for women.

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

The college is at present affiliated with Bangalore University, Bengaluru and recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B) under Act, 1956.

It is also recognized and approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi to offer MBA course under the international affiliation with Binary University, Malaysia. It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade - (in 3rd Cycle) on 21st April 2012.

College At A Glance:

While India was celebrating its new-found independence, the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa sought to fill a lacuna in women's education. Mount Carmel College for women, owned and run by the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters of St. Teresa, in the year 1944 in Trichur (under the title of Carmel College in the State of Cochin) affiliated to Madras University, was transferred to Bangalore in 1948 to meet the increasing demand for women’s education. Thus began the story of Mount Carmel College, Bangalore on the 7th of July 1948 with just fifty students on its rolls.

Initially, the college was affiliated with the University of Mysore, Mysuru, later it became an affiliated college of Bangalore University, Bengaluru 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. It is one of the colleges in India selected by UGC under the scheme, College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) in 2006.

The college offers Under Graduate and Post Graduate Courses in  Humanities, Science, Commerce and Management, Applied Science and Design.

The student strength of the college in 1944 was 274; today it has the 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 providing 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 recognized 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.

The 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 its 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.

Mount Carmel offers innovative and practical oriented courses under the program of study Applied Sciences and Design. The list of core combinations available and mentioned in the courses list.

The college has an online application process where prospective applicants are expected to fill in their interests and academic achievements.

Admission has been done when seekers who have registered with the University are eligible for admissions in the college.


  • Empower students through value-based, quality, and integral education; to empower others especially the socially and economically marginalized and create a ‘Civilization of Love’


  • 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 privileged regarding their basic human rights
  • To promote intercultural and inter-religious harmony and concern for the human family
  • To facilitate leadership among the students enabling them to proactively involve themselves in social liberation
  • To provide quality, integral, vocational and career-oriented education and create a climate for human and educational excellence
  • To work towards the integrity of creation and foster interconnectedness, kinship, and eco-justice
  • 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
  • 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 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 boys & girls coming from far-off places
  • The college has a large playground with will-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

Special Features at Mount Carmel College:

  • Mount Carmel College undertakes to abide by all the regulations of UGC notified from time to time
  • Mount Carmel College promises zero tolerance to ragging and sexual harassment
  • The college is identified by UGC as Centre with Potential for Excellence(CPE)
  • Mount Carmel College is recognized by UGC under UGC 12 f 2B of UGC Act of 1956
  • The college was awarded A grade in the re-reaccreditation of NAAC in 2012
  • The college was granted Autonomous status in 2005. The Autonomy Review was conducted and autonomous status extended up to 2017 by BU & UGC
  • Mount Carmel College was recognized as SIRO (Scientific and Industrial Research Organization) by DSIR (Department of Scientific and Industrial Research), Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI in 2011
  • The college is a recognized Research Centre of IGNOU since 2011
  • The Department of Commerce and Management was recognized as Research Centre by Bangalore University in 2008
  • The college has been recognized as STAR College by DBT under STAR College Scheme (Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Electronics, Mathematics, and Physics)
  • The college is recognized as Scientific Industrial Research Organization by DSIR-DST
Levels of study
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Professional Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Tourism & Travel Management Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology, Botany & Chemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology, Zoology & Chemistry Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Botany & Environmental Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Botany & Microbiology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Botany & Zoology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Zoology & Environmental Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Zoology & Microbiology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Zoology & Nutrition Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Nutrition, Dietetics, Chemistry, & Human Development Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Mathematics & Statistics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Economics, Mathematics & Statistics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Electronics & Computer Science Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Physics, Computer Science & Mathematics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Science in Physics, Electronics & Mathematics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Science in Biochemistry Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Biotechnology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Electronics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Life Science Full Time 2 years B.Sc
Master of Science in Mathematics Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Nano Science & Technology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Master of Science in Plant Science & Herbal Wealth (Botany) Full Time 2 Years 10+2
Master of Science in Psychology Full Time 2 Years B.Sc
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Vocation (B.Voc.) in Hospitality & Tourism Full time / Part time 3 Years 10+2
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Business Administration Full Time 2 Years BBA
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years BCA
Additional Courses
Streams Duration Eligibility
Innovative & Practical Oriented Add-On Courses:    
Under Graduation:    
B.Com - Industry Integrated 3 Years 10+2
B.Com - BPS (Business Process Services in Association with Tata Consultancy Services) 3 Years 10+2
B.Com - IAF (International Accounting and Finance Accredited to ACCA) 3 Years 10+2
Composite Home Science 3 Years 10+2
Nutrition & Dietetics, Chemistry, Zoology (NDCZ) 3 Years 10+2
Fashion & Apparel Designing (FAD) 3 Years 10+2
Interior Design & Management (IDM) 3 Years 10+2
Post Graduation:    
Food Science & Nutrition 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Human Development 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
M.Com - Industry Integrated 2 Years B.Com
Master of International Business (MIB) 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) 1 Year Bachelor's Degree
  • 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
  • Blood Donation
  • UPS
  • Conference Hall
  • Suggestion Box
  • N.C.C.
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • IT Infrastructure
  • A/C Campus





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