Mount Carmel College
Mount Carmel College, Bangalore is a women’s college in Vasanth Nagar of Bangalore, Karnataka, India that was established on 7 July 1948. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The college is ‘A+’ accredited by NAAC and was awarded Five Stars by NAAC. The college is affiliated to Bangalore University but functions as an autonomous institution. The college has a sister institution Mount Carmel Institute Of Management which offers Post Graduation Diploma in Business Management for women. Mount Carmel College is a member of 29 clubs and associations that conduct several events and competitions across the year. 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.
MCC has 3 auditoria on campus.
Diamond Jubilee Auditorium:
The year 2008 was a watershed year, when the Diamond Jubilee Auditorium (DJA)commonly known as Main Audi was inaugurated to commemorate the diamond jubilee of our institution. A state -of- the- art edifice etched in stone with phenomenal acoustics and lighting, as well as grand artwork, the audi can accommodate an audience of 1500. DJA showcases the best of intellectual and creative talents of MCC. The excellence of the auditorium has attracted the attention of Bangaloreans who also avail of its facilities.
Golden Jubilee Block:
In addition to the Main auditorium the college has 2 auditoria in the Golden Jubilee Block, each with a seating capacity of 300, which hosts exciting intra and inter collegiate events through the seasons.
2. Audio Visual Rooms
For multimedia based instructional approaches, the college has several AV rooms that signal the digital age where exciting, challenging novel concepts and possibilities are explored. In keeping with the communication revolution more than 50% of the classrooms are supported with audiovisual aids to enhance the teaching-learning experience.
3. Video Conference Rooms
The college has 2 video conference rooms fitted with all the latest equipment to give students and staff the benefits of the latest that communication technology has to offer.
MCC has several eateries on campus. It is next to impossible not to visit all of them on a daily basis, for who can say no to good wholesome food. The popular haunts on campus are the “Main Canteen” and several smaller food kiosks like Chat Shop, Momo Hut, Nescafe stall, the ice cream kiosk, etc.
5. Sports Stadium and Recreation Facilities
A good training ground for several national and international sportswomen over the years, Mount Carmel College has an excellent stadium with a well laid track located at a walk able distance from the main campus. On the campus there is a basket ball and throw ball court.
The college has a state-of-the-art gymnasium and a yoga/ aerobics floor which are used by students and staff. We also have Table Tennis and Billiards facilities’ as well as a basketball court/throw all court and a tennikoit/ kho-kho court
The Mount Carmel ” Mother Mary Hostel” , extends over 2 buildings (UG hostel and PG hostel) and houses 210 students. Students have refectories, reading/TV rooms, gymnasium and Wi Fi facilities. As a part of the Green Initiatives on campus the Hostel has solar water heaters and effective solid waste management. The structure of the building enjoys ample natural ventilation which minimizes power consumption
To facilitate student needs, the college has an in house stationery store. The student friendly store meets customized needs of the various courses. The stationery also offers photocopying and printing facilities for students.
Set in the sylvan surrounding of the convent premises is the serene chapel, open through the daylight hours and on all days for people of all faiths.
All banking transactions of the institution, staff and students are taken care of by the Mount Carmel College Branch of the UCO bank. The Staff of the bank are an integral part of the MCC family.
The UCO Bank has an ATM facility attached to the bank on campus.
The college has a dispensary with first aid facilities and a visiting doctor.
Keeping with the needs of the students and faculty the college has internet facility open 24 hours.
The Department of Home Science runs a laboratory nursery along the Montessori lines . Pre school children can be enrolled in this nursery run by well trained facilitators assisted by a team of attenders. The children have the additional benefit of being mentored and monitored by the students belonging to the course.