Mangaluru: St Aloysius PU College - Premier institution with a difference

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Mangaluru, Feb 10: St Aloysius Pre-University College run by Mangalore Jesuit Educational Society lies in the heart of Mangaluru, in the coastal belt of Karnataka. Among the finest colleges in Mangaluru, with a history of 140 years, St Aloysius PU College aims to empower the youth through excellence in education to shape a better future for humankind. The students of this institution are formed into Men and Women for and with others, with minds bright with knowledge and creativity and hearts burning with genuine love and concern for others.

St Aloysius PUC is renowned for its commitment to holistic education. The College motto ‘Lucet et Ardet’ meaning ‘Shine to Enkindle’ motivates the staff to impart quality education through a proper process of personal accompaniment. The college strength is a little over 4,000 students and they are supported and cared for by the 200 qualified and experienced teachers and other support staff.

The academic year 2018-19 witnessed excellent results with a 98.12% pass percentage. All the three streams performed exceptionally well with a percentage of 97.48% in Science, 98.85 % in Commerce and 99% in Arts. Of the total 1916 students who appeared for the board exams, 1,880 passed, 417 secured distinctions and 1,113 passed in
first class.

The college is open to students of all religious backgrounds, typically making a strong effort to abide by traditional Jesuit principles through their emphasis on ethics and core values, and their ongoing commitment to community service. Along with academic excellence, where students are trained to understand and analyze the challenges they face in life with critical and creative thinking skills, the college lays emphasis on fostering human excellence in their students so that they grow in empathy, social responsibility and learn to discern between the good and the bad and grow as persons of great moral and spiritual character.

Set in lush green environs, SAPUC provides the right ambiance and atmosphere for holistic education. The college environment harnesses the latest technologies and offers teaching spaces with well-equipped modern science and computer labs, language labs, playing fields, gymnasium, auditorium, AV rooms, AC classrooms, chapel, indoor sports complex, food courts and canteen. A well-stocked library is open on all working days; reference books, a range of fiction for all ages, periodicals and magazines are available.

The college provides a choice of various combinations in Arts, Commerce and Science Streams.

The College partners with Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), a leading institute which train students appearing for JEE/NEET entrance Exams. The college also has a tie up with various institutes of repute for NDA, NATA, CLAT, CA & CS Foundation coaching.

Students who come from economically poor backgrounds are provided with mid-day meals, fee concessions, scholarships, free text books and college uniforms. In keeping with the growing needs of society, the college has on board, five qualified counselors who meet with students through the day.

The college has always thrived on close and supportive relationship between its administration, students and their parents. The School management interacts on a daily basis with Parents and Students via sms and other social media platforms.

A wide variety of curricular and co-curricular activities are organized to help the students to discover their talents and realize their full potential. The institute believes that together with academic rigor and sporting opportunities, co-curricular activities help in the holistic development of young students. Learning, making mistakes, failure and success are a critical part of growth.

The SAPUC Model United Nations (SAPMUN) has become a landmark event among Karnataka Colleges. The MUN is an opportunity for students to engage with diplomacy and world affairs. The power to change and influence lies with our youth; History has shown us that it is young people who can change things and MUN is a perfect opportunity to
learn about parliamentary procedures and government functioning, thus becoming more aware and alert citizens. ‘Pre- Unique’ is our much-awaited inter college cultural and literary festival with competitions in dance, music, photography, creative writing, debating and filmmaking among others.

College day, Sports day, Musical day, Talent day, Celebration of important college events and civil days and religious festivals enable the students to express their creativity and unfold their talents and to grow in the spirit of brotherhood and mutual respect. Many associations in Physics, Maths, Chemistry, biology, computers, French, Kannada, Hindi, dramatics, music, dance, photography, literary activities etc are designed to make the students think beyond the obvious and ignite lifelong passions.

St Aloysius has a long and glorious tradition of excellence in sports. Many international and national players have been groomed on our playgrounds. Physical education teachers and coaches together ensure that students get the best training and experience.

‘Once an Aloysian, always an Aloysian’. For 140 years, this faith is sustained and revived by many students who have walked through these portals, made their Alma Mater proud by achieving glory not only in their profession but also living by her values and thus paying attribute to her.

For admissions, contact:

St Aloysius Pre-University College

PB No.720, K S Rao Road,


Phone: 0824 2449716/17



Website: Click Here




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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Mon, Feb 10 2020

    Mangaluru is the Pinnacle of Education in India ...

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  • Inzil Pinto, Mangaluru

    Mon, Feb 10 2020

    Nice Keep on Improving...👋👋👋

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  • Vinod D'souza, Lalbagh, Mangalore

    Mon, Feb 10 2020

    Undoubtely one of the best and premier P.U colleges in our district. It offfers all round development to the students without any disctinction to religion, caste or creed. Hats off to the Management of this College , the Jesuit fraternity, Rector, Principal and all the teaching and non teaching staff of the college for mainating these high standards of all round development of the students. I am proud to be a product of this college. My two sons have also followed in my foot steps. The Alumini of this great college haVe excelled in all walks of life in various countries all over the world.

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