Innovations at St Aloysius College, Mangaluru

St Aloysius Institution being, one of the acclaimed premier educational institutions has been continuously promoting & implementing many innovative practices in academics, culture and other vistas. 

Details of innovations introduced during the last four years which have created a positive impact on the functioning of the College. 

  • The College has been recognised as the College with Potential for Excellence for the second phase by UGC, STAR College Scheme for the second phase by DBT and Community College by UGC. 
  • BT Finishing School: BT Finishing School sponsored by DBT and Government of Karnataka Vision Group was started in 2011 with a fund of Rs. One Crore. Objective of the school is to make industry ready candidates in Biotechnology in the specialized areas - Fermentation and Bioprocess, Plant Tissue Culture and Micro propagation. Candidates are selected through all India level examination. 
  • New Programmes: The College has started 5 PG Programmes, 4 new combinations in UG Programmes, 8 Certificate Programmes, 3 PG Diploma Programmes and 2 Advanced Diploma Programmes. 
  • Career Oriented Programmes (COP) The College has 22 Certificate Programmes, 16 Add on Courses, 5 Diploma and 5 PG Diploma Programmes. 
  • Curricular Designing: Under Autonomous structure of the institution, every UG and PG department has strengthened and scaled up their academic inputs in both basic and applied aspects including recent trends. This is a continuous exercise under BOS monitored by subject experts, academic bodies and nominated student member. 
  • Project is one of the important part of curriculum of various disciplines. The students carry out in house/outstation projects. Compulsory internship is introduced in Commerce and Management departments.
  • Go Green Campaign was held in the campus and Oath was administered to make the campus plastic free.
  • Remedial coaching: It is provided by every department to support first generation learners and slow learners. Peer learning and group learning are encouraged. 
  • With the inception of Autonomy the College has introduced continuous and comprehensive evaluation with the components such as; two internal examinations, Assignments, Seminars, Surprise Tests, Open book exams and mini Projects.
  • The office of the Registrar of Evaluation is equipped with examination software for timely announcement of Results. The College has developed a software for monitoring the student’s attendance. 
  • OMR facility is installed to conduct objective type examination and evaluation. 
  • The College has organised a 10 day summer school programme from 12 May 2014 to 24 May 2014, involving 5 Science Departments. 26 students attended this programme which had 30 hours of theory and 40 hours of practicals