Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru
Mangaluru, Apr 20: One of the prestigious institutions of the country, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research. The institution supports innovation in academic programmes, promoting excellence in research, scholarship and teaching.
St Aloysius College is committed to attract and support the best students and faculty, who excel at teaching and research. The college, situated atop the Idgah Hill in Mangaluru has consistently been giving witness to this fact by adapting itself time and time again for 136 years to the changing needs and expectations of all the stake-holders. Continuing its tradition of providing quality education, the institution has offered the best professional courses in management and technology at St Aloysius Institute of Management and Information Technology (AIMIT) at Kotekar.
AIMIT - Meeting needs of professional education
AIMIT is the new campus of St Aloysius College where MBA, MCA, MSc (Software Technology and Bioinformatics) courses are offered. AIMIT distinguishes itself from other institutes due to its holistic approach and unique foresighted planning in providing technical and professional education with state-of-the-art technology.
The sprawling and beautiful campus is on par with any foreign university campus, offering excellent infra-structure and course content. AIMIT offers choice-based credit system for the MBA course right from semester I and the IT section of the institute has been keeping abreast with the changes happening in the IT sector and offering excellent and up-to-date courses in information technology.
Awards and placements
AIMIT bagged three prestigious national awards: Dewang Mehta Award for Best IT Syllabus; DNA Award for Best Teaching Methodology for the year 2016 and 2017 and the Best College Award by UN Rio for Sustainable Energy for All India.
The institute has been recording best placement of the candidates through campus placement. Being one of the top institutes for management and information technology, students who have completed engineering, commerce, management and IT courses from all over the country have been joining the institute for further studies.
Excellence - Prime motto of SAC
Academic excellence is the prime motto in most of the educational institutions. But what makes St Aloysius College unique and distinguished among the plethora of such institutions, is the character and public image that has been fostered by its alumni spread across the globe. St Aloysius College (Autonomous) also has obtained high NAAC grade (3.62), and is among top 50 colleges in the country. The Ministry of Science and Technology has conferred the College with 'STAR STATUS', one among 17 colleges in the country.
“There’s magic in the St Aloysius College campus. The integral formation of the character of the students, constant striving towards building a just, humane and socially sensitive society, encouraging students to engage themselves in creative and positive movements has been the memorable moments in my college days,” says Sudhir, a past student of AIMIT business school, echoing the sentiments of thousands of his fellow-Aloysians.
Jesuits' commitment towards change
Inspired by the collective charisma of the Jesuit Fathers who landed in Mangalore in 1878, the college has, in the past 136 years of its existence, responded to the needs of the society by designing innovative courses and curricula that prepare the students to brave the future with optimism. Armed with the weapons of excellence, compassion and commitment, they were not only ensured of a gainful employment but, more importantly, equipped for a life of personal integrity, social responsibility and deep sense of respect to all without distinction s of caste, creed, or colour. This has been the non-negotiable bedrock on which the college is founded with the vision “forming men and women for others.”
St Aloysius College resolutely pursuing the goal of creating a campus culture and climate that ensures freedom of thought, holistic personality development, celebration of differences, communal amity, celebration of youthful energy and channelizing it for social emancipation, thus creating a responsible leadership for the future. The glorious traditions of the institution established during the period of more than 136 years of its long service to the nation since its inception are a source of inspiration for the present generation of faculty members and students.
By virtue of its history, experience, achievements and philosophy, St Aloysius College enjoys an international stature drawing both faculty and students from all over the country. Its faculty includes some of the most academicians. Over the years, the reputation of St Aloysius College has grown to emerge as an institution at the pinnacle in innovative teaching, research and community outreach.