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St Joseph’s College
Address: Lalbagh Road, Bangalore - 560027
Courses: BA/BSc courses
BA (History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Industrial Relations)
BSc (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics, Botany, Zoology, Environmental Science, Microbiology, Computer Science, Biotechnology, Economics, Statistics)
Admission dates: CBSE students can apply one working day after the results are declared.
Fee structure: Rs 12,000 approx.
Faculty strength: 135
Hostel Facility: Only Christian students.
Placement cell: All students with first class are normally get placed. Salary package ranges from Rs 1.80 - 6.5 lakh. The cell also provides internship during summer holidays for students desirous of working.
Famous Alumni: The college boasts of its illustrious alumni that include religious leader Sri Sri Ravishankar, founder of Art and Living, founder of Hotmail Sabeer Bhatia, and cricketers Roger Binny and Syed Kirmani.
Address: Hosur Road, Bangalore - 560029
Courses: BA (Communication & Media, Economics, Politics, Sociology, History, Journalism, Psychology, English, Performing Arts), BBA, BBM, BCom (CA, Professional, Travel & Tourism Management, Honours), BCA, BEd, BHM, Bachelor of Law (H), BSc (Biotechnology, Chemistry, Botany, Food Science, Zoology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Electronics, Statistics, Physics), BTech (Civil Engineering, Computer Science & Engineering, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering)
Admission process: All candidates with the minimum eligibility have to submit the duly filled-in application form and OMR sheet in person at Office of Admissions, Main Block, Christ University. The university does not guarantee admission for candidates pursuing under other boards/Karnataka PU Board, who may submit the application form after the cut off is published. However, candidates pursuing under CBSE/ISC boards should submit within one working day of publishing of their board results.
Fee: BA — Rs 27,000-69,000 BSc — Rs 30,000-83,000 BCom — Rs 19,000-91,000
Faculty strength: 300 approx.
Hostel facility: NA
Placement cell: The college has an active placement cell, which provided jobs to 454 out of 940 students in the last academic session. The highest pay package offered was Rs 24 lakh.
Jyoti Nivas College
Address: Hosur Road, Bangalore — 560095
Courses: BCom, BCom (Travel & Tourism), BCA, BBM, BA, BSc.
Fee structure: Rs 6,220 — Rs 34,000 per year for each course
Faculty strength: 32
Hostel Facility: 50 seats.
Placement cell: The placement cell provided jobs to 369 students in 2008
Mount Carmel College
Address: Palace Road, Vasanth Nagar, Bangalore - 560 052
Courses: BA (History, Economics, Political Science, Sociology, Journalism, Travel & Tourism, Communication Studies, French, Psychology, English Literature), BCom, BBM, BMTT, BSc (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Electronics, Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Botany, Microbiology, Zoology, Environmental Science, Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Home Science, Nutrition & Dietetics, Interior Design & Management, Clinical Nutrition, Human Development, Fashion and Apparel Designing)
Admission dates: NA
Fee structure: Fees for courses yet to be notified for this academic year.
Faculty strength: 80 approx.
Hostel Facility: NA
Placement cell: The placement cell has provided opportunities for students to get placed in leading MNC’s, banks, IT, ITES, financial operations, insurance, auditing firms, educational institutions, NEN start-up jobs, hotels, airlines, biotech firms, pharmaceuticals, etc to name a few.
Campus life: The college hosts an intra-college fest ‘UnderCurrents’ for the first, second and third year commerce students. It aims at providing a platform for students to prove their mettle in the practical application of commerce subjects through events like product launch, ad analysis, business quiz, human resource event and best manager. It also organises inter-college business fest ‘CrossCurrents’.