22 September 2016
St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bangalore 1.8.2009
St. Joseph's College (Autonomous), Bangalore, is one of the oldest colleges in the state of Karnataka with a history of more than 130 years. It has been conferred as College of Excellence by the University Grants Commission (India). It was awarded the highest rating, A (3.73/4), in the re-accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2007. It imparts graduate, post-graduate and research education. The college has an admission policy of preferential option for the poor.
Together with its sister institutions, the St. Joseph's College of Commerce, the St. Joseph's Evening College, the St. Joseph's Boys' High School and the St. Joseph's Indian High School, the St. Joseph's College has staff to respond to the needs of more than 5000 students. The institution has four main buildings, located in the center of the Cantonment. The St. Joseph's College of Commerce, St. Joseph's College of Business Administration, St. Joseph's Evening College and Pre-University College are in the vicinity of St. Patrick's Church and Good Shepherd Convent. St. Joseph's College itself is located on Langford Road near Richmond Circle, Bangalore.