Mount Carmel College, Bangalore

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Mount Carmel College
MottoAd Jesum Per Mariam
Motto in English
To Jesus through Mary
Established1948; 74 years ago (1948)
Location, ,
12°59′35.5″N 77°35′17.4″E / 12.993194°N 77.588167°E / 12.993194; 77.588167Coordinates: 12°59′35.5″N 77°35′17.4″E / 12.993194°N 77.588167°E / 12.993194; 77.588167
Campus58, Palace Road, Bangalore

Mount Carmel College (MCC) is an autonomous college located in Bangalore, India, affiliated to Bengaluru City University. It is one of the first women’s colleges established in 1944 in Trichur as 'Carmel College' under the Madras University and shifted to Bengaluru in 1948. It's ultimate aim is to empower women with the help of education.

Academics and accredition[edit]

The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes in arts, science and commerce. The college is Re-Accredited with an A+ Grade(4th Cycle) by NAAC . A College with Potential for Excellence by UGC, Star College Status by DBT, Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India . The college has a sister institution Mount Carmel Institute Of Management which offers Post Graduation Diploma in Business Management for women. In 2008, it was ranked by India Today as one of the top three colleges in Karnataka in the fields of arts, science and commerce.[1]

Student festivals[edit]

Cul Ah is the cultural fest of the college that includes events such as dance, drama, music and academically driven contests like quizzes.[2] Cross Currents is a national level Commerce Fest and Carpediem is a national level management fest, along with Manan which is a national level Humanities fest. These are to name a few of the fests hosted by the college.

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ranking 2008 of Colleges in Karnataka". 4 June 2008. Retrieved 26 October 2016.
  2. ^ "Mount Carmel campus turns into a cultural melting pot". DNA. 12 January 2011. Retrieved 26 October 2016.

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