St. Philomena College, Puttur
Year Founded: 1958
Contact No: 8251230340
Location: Philonagar , Darbe, Puttur, Karnataka, India - 574202
St. Philomena College, Puttur was founded by Msgr Antony Patrao who envisioned an institution of higher education in the rural area. Msgr Patrao felt that a College in this part of the state would benefit the people suffering from lack of education. He set out to realize his dream and the mission was accomplished in the year 1958. Since its inception, the College has registered progress steadily. The quantitative growth has not diluted the quality.
The College has been imparting higher education to the youth drawn from far and wide. Though a Christian Minority Institution, enrolls students without any discrimination. The College offers three year credit based Degree courses in Arts, Commerce, Science, Business Management, Computer Application and Social Work of the Mangalore University. Students who have passed the PUC or 10+2 are eligible to take admission to any Degree course based on their stream of learning in PU course.
The sprawling campus with nearly 23.5 acres comprises the college building, hostels for men and women students, a chapel, auditoriums, a 400mts track, field as well as play grounds.The College has provided a veritable 'home away from home' to both men and women students. The Hostels are within 200 meters range from the Main building.The College is provided to have a Branch of Corporation Bank in the Campus. The College Library is spacious and well furnished. It has a collection of 35,000 volumes of books on various subject disciplines.
Courses offered by St. Philomena College