St.Teresa's College, Ernakulam is an autonomous college affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. The college was established in 1925. This is the first women’s college in Kerala by the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters of St.Teresa. The college offers an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in arts, science and commerce. The college is named after St.Teresa of Avila, a saint of the 16th Century, and a model for youth in any age and time.
Location: St Teresa's College is located at Park Avenue Road, Ernakulam Kerala, India. It is about 33 km from the Cochin International Airport. The nearest bus depot is KSRTC Bus Station and the nearest railway station is Ernakulam Junction. The college is accessible.
The college has signed the MoUs with the following institutions and organizations:
Newman University, UK, Richmond,
The American International University, London,
Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan
Indo Swedish Academic Exchange Forum (ISAEF)
Clubs, Societies and Committees:
Students Union: Student union of St.Teresa's is the representative body of the students. Every year the college election is held and fought with great enthusiasm.
Bhoomitra Sena: This club of St.Teresa's promotes eco-friendly alternatives to plastic carry bags. They collect textile waste from tailoring shops in Kochi city which would otherwise be burnt. Grants employment opportunities to the Kudumbasree women of the Anti-poverty cell of the Cochin Corporation and provides entrepreneurial training to girl students to create avenues for self-employment in the future.
Debate Club: The club of St.Teresa's hone the oratory and analytical skills of the students while learning to work as a team. The society organises exciting events, often on a mega scale.
Literary Club: The members of this club of St.Teresa's meet regularly to plan the various programmes to be organised during that particular academic year. The club encourages the reading habit in students. The club also organizes a ‘Reading Week’ where a certain author is selected and the student is familiarized with all the works of that writer.
Drama Club: Society is a good platform for students to showcase their talent in acting. The street play team of the college actively represents the college in inter-college competitions.
Quiz Club: The objective of quiz club is to popularize quizzing activities among students and to encourage them to take part in all competitive examinations at the state and central level.
Poet’s Club: The members of this club of St.Teresa's are budding poets and those who have a keen sense of poetic appreciation. The society organizes an annual fest which includes events like kavi sammelan, Poetry writing competitions etc.
Fine Arts Club: The club organises various art-related activities at the inter and intra college level. The society organises various workshops on a variety of art forms, best of waste, flower making, card making; art competitions in painting, sketching, poster making, calligraphy, oil, pastels and acrylic painting; and an annual paintings exhibition.
Entrepreneur Development Cell: The objective of the cell is to provide various information with reference to starting a business to budding student entrepreneurs and to create entrepreneurial culture among students. The cell regularly organizes camps, seminars, and workshops.
Youth Red Cross Unit: The vision of the Youth Red Cross is to become a leading humanitarian organization serving vulnerable people. The members of the club regularly take part in the various events and promote humanitarian services in society.
I Connect: This is an initiative of the physics department students for the conservation of Nature and Energy. The cell is coordinated with an objective to build a responsible generation towards the cause of conservation of nature and energy. It promotes renewable and efficient energy sources to the public and conducts awareness rallies.
Tourism Club: This club of St.Teresa's was established to promote tourism in schools and colleges. Every year as part of the world tourism day celebrations the club conducts various competitions like Essay writing, Logo Designing, My Shot, Quiz, Painting and Poster Designing.
Counselling Cell: The counselling cell imparts guidance to the students in advancing their career and at the same time making them psychologically strong to handle the stresses of a successful career.
Grievance Cell: The Grievance Redressal Committee addresses any grievances raised by students related to general administration, examination/evaluation and any other problems related to day to day functioning.
NCC: NCC fortifies character, command and discipline among the students. It provides framing for a career in the forces. It organises and trains youth and provides leadership in all walks of life including the Armed and Navy forces.
NSS: NSS volunteers conduct a variety of activities, such as orphanage visits, awareness programs and health camps. In addition, the NSS holds annual camps in a rural location, where students assist the residents in the development of their village.
Careers enhancement and development scheme: The objective of this cell of St.Teresa's is to provide various information with reference to starting a business to budding student entrepreneurs and to create entrepreneurial culture among students. The cell regularly organizes camps, seminars, and workshops.
Equal opportunity Cell: This cell of the college ensures that all students are treated as equal and attempts to address deep-seated inequalities in our system. It also guides weaker section students to avail of all permissible scholarships and financial assistance and other facilities and privileges.
This College is accredited by NAAC A++ (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) validity is 08 Aug 2026 and the score is 3.57 .
St.Teresa's College, Ernakulam offers an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in arts, science and commerce. The admission process in details is given below:
The admission process of St.Teresa's College for undergraduate and postgraduate and PhD courses:
The candidates need to apply online at the official website of St.Teresa's College through login credential.
They have to upload the required documents.
Shortlisted candidates have to appear for the entrance examination.
Final admission will be based on the marks secured at the entrance examination, interview, document verification and fee payment.
UG [3 Years Program(s)]
PG [2 Years Program(s)]
St.Teresa's College, Ernakulam has the facilities of library, hostel, canteen, auditorium and gymnasium. The details about the facilities are given below:
Library: The library of St.Teresa's has a vast collection of volumes, which includes textbooks and reference books. It has computerized all its housekeeping activities using Library software. This software includes - ILMS Software KOHA and OPAC. The library also has a subscription to N-List of INFLIBNET which provides access to more than 6000 journals and 90,000 e-books.
Hostel: There are three hostels, one in the main block and the other two in the Science Block. All the hostels are equipped with all the modern facilities. It is well-lighted and well-ventilated. Amenities such as canteen, mess, Wifi, purified water, CCTV security and laundry services are provided in the hostel.
Gymnasium: The college has a multi-gym station, strength training equipment, treadmill, elliptical trainer, gym mats, yoga floor and music system.
Media Centre: St.Teresa's College provides students facilities for creating audio-visual products such as commercials, short films, documentaries, audio messages and videos in television and Internet formats. It helps students to acquire hands-on experience in video editing, handling the camera, video equipment and other related software.
Canteen: A full-fledged canteen is functioning within the campus for the convenience of the staff and students. Healthy food is served in the canteen at a subsidised rate.
E-Learning Center: The centre is equipped with a computerized language lab. It helps the students expand their vocabulary and improve their pronunciation in English.
Auditorium: Platinum Jubilee and Arts auditorium are the two auditoriums with a seating capacity of 2000 and 1000 respectively. It is equipped with the latest acoustic and other facilities. Arts and cultural programmes are regularly conducted here.
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Approval of this College:
Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programme is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practised within an institute are robust and relevant.
Accreditation of this College:
- National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Validity : 08 Aug 2026 ; CGPA : 3.57