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St.Teresas College (autonomous), is an art and science college located at Kochi, India under the patronage of Archdiocese of Verapoly. St.Teresas College is situated in the heart of the city of Cochin. St.Teresas College, a pioneering institution in the field of Higher Education in India, was established on 15th June in the year 1925, as the first Women’s College of the erstwhile Cochin State and the second in the whole of Kerala by the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters of St.Teresa.
St. Teresa’s is the first aided women’s college in the State. Affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, it is a Five Star NAAC accredited College with 2283 students, 123 faculty numbers and 49 Non-teaching Staff. St. Teresa’s College has two campuses, which includes the Arts Block in the Main Campus and the Science Block located on T.D. Road. The College is named after Teresa of Ávila.St. Teresa’s college was granted autonomous status in the year 2014 by the University Grants Commission.
The college is named after St. Teresa of Avila. Though a saint of the 16th Century, St. Teresa is a model for youth in any age and time. Her teachings form the basis of Catholic Spirituality. She lived the life of a contemplative nun and later was named as the “Doctor of the Church”.
St. Teresa’s College is the result of a vision, the seeds of which were planted by Mother Teresa of St. Rose of Lima, when she started St. Teresa’s School in 1887. She was a great educationalist and a humane social worker. Her remarkable contribution to society was empowering women through education. In education, her vision went beyond her times, aiming for the formation of a complete human person with a sense of responsibility to society and to the nation.
The important departments are:
Bharathnatyam, Botany, Commerce, Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Chemistry, Commerce (SF), Communicative English, Computer Applications, English, Fashion Designing, Food Processing Technology, Hindi, History, Management Studies, Mathematics, and Statistics, Physical Education, Physics, Sociology, Women’s Study Center, Zoology.