About The College
St Josephs College of Commerce
St Josephs College of Commerce, formerly a part of St. Joseph’s College established in the year 1882 as an educational initiative by the French foreign mission Fathers. In 1937, the management of the college was handed over to the Jesuits, a worldwide Catholic religious order with a special focus on education. Loyola College, Chennai, St. Xavier’s College Calcutta and St. Xavier’s College Mumbai are the other premier institutions in India run by the Jesuit Order. The Department of Commerce was established in the parent college in 1949. In 1972, this department became an independent college under the name St. Joseph’s College of Commerce. It is recognized under Section 2(f) and 12B of the UGC Act. It became an autonomous institution in October 2004. St. Joseph’s College of Commerce was recognized as a “College with Potential for Excellence” in February 2010 by UGC.
The motto of the College is ‘Fide et Labore’ (‘Faith and Toil’), which serves as an inspiration behind the vision and mission of the college to give shape to a society full of all-inclusive minds to cater to the inherent diversity of our country. From the beginning, the College has been striving to be a state of the art institution for commerce education. The thrust has been on transforming commerce a multi-dimensional academic field. Currently it enjoys an A++ grade with the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The college has been proactive to the significant changes and developments in the domain of higher education as well as business and commerce.
Integral component of the institution ever since its inception in 1972. The Library offers vital support for teaching, learning, research activities of the College by disseminating knowledge and offering modern services to the academic fraternity. Fully automated using Easy Lib software for its housekeeping operations.
The College has two well-equipped computer labs located in the first floor of the college building. The Lab fully air conditioned (six units of 2 tons capacity each) with an infrastructure facility to lodge 160 computer systems. Special electrification with UPS power backup provided for all computers. Fire Extinguisher equipment also provided to meet the unforeseen eventualities.
Both the Labs equipped with two IBM Servers with 160 nodes connected through Local Area network which interconnected with OFC internet connections, Wireless connection through Cyberoam Firewall. The other facility provided by the lab includes – CCTVSurveillance Monitoring System, College Digital ID Card Printing Machine, Audio Visual Setup, Scanning and Printing among others.
Information and Communication Technology supports the academic mission and the administrative functions of the college by providing a robust and stable campus infrastructure and helping faculty, staff, and students integrate effective technologies into their course curriculum, research and other academic work. We strive to provide exceptional customer service, while at the same time developing user skills to promote technical self-sufficiency.
In keeping with its commitment to extend educational opportunities in the field of information and communication technology, college has housed, in a magnificent state of the art building, having well-equipped with centralized computer centers to cater to the needs of the students and faculty in the college with 160 computers. It providesa platform for UG & PG students to strengthen the ICT skills and a central facility for the growth and development of teaching, research, administration, examination other important cells of the College.The computer center has maintained advanced technology and OFC internet connection facility as its backbone. The Internet connection is provided to all teachers, students, research scholars and the administrative staff of the college and it is well equipped with latest versions of hardware systems as well as software.
Computer Lab is a full service computing area for students,allowing access to online classes, Tally ERP, Online Exam, ERP Software and class assignment. SAP E-Learning Programme and Casual Internet Browsing,Scanning and printing facilities are also available to be used by staff and students.It also conducts short term certificate courses for the students to enhance Computer Literacy. The Lab assists various departments of the college in computerizing their task and practical training to students.
Well trained personnel to assist the students and staff with questions regarding computer usage and printing services during working hours.
The institution has five large Audio-Visual (AV) rooms equipped with the latest audio-visual aids. Each of the AV roomsof varied seating capacity. One could use an AV room by making prior reservations. The MIB students have full access to these AV rooms for the purpose of making subject presentations and to take maximum advantage of these facilities.
The college has 2 auditoriums to cater to the specification of various events and programmes.
Apart from inter-class cultural activities, the college hosts a calendar of events and programmes which held in the auditorium. The college has played host to a number of seminars and events of national prominence as well.
College has an integrated Wi-Fi facility to students and faculty members to provide access to the resources available on the internet and intranet.
Known for its appetising meals and lip smacking sacks. A variety of cuisines and palatable dishes are served to cater to the diversified students coming from various regions across the country. The canteen also contain two vending machines where the students buy snacks for their short breaks. Mid-day meals organised in the canteen for the students who eligible fall under the category of scheme benefits offered by the college.
Built for the purpose of accommodating delegates during national seminars and events as well as foreign exchange students. Also utilised to conduct faculty meetings and handy during the time of admissions. Equipped with an over-head projector and other audio-visual aids.
The Board Room has an area of 600 sq. ft. with a seating capacity of 45 people. Equipped with the latest conferencing technology like slide projector, over-head projector, LCD system and other audio-visual aids.
College embraces state-of-the-art IT facilities to its students so that they can utilize these resources to reach greater heights. To enable this, the college frequently updates its IT facilities across the campus including classrooms, seminar hall, auditorium to name a few. All classrooms have well equipped with LCD projectors and audio visual systems. The entire campus monitored by CCTV facility. The CCTV installed across the campus to monitor the campus activities. Wireless connection facilities through Sophos Firewall. Staff members and students can access through their mobile phone, tablet or laptop in the College campus. Information about upcoming events posted on the website, ERP, SMS service, Digital Signage. ERP helps students and parents to monitor their attendance, marks and assignments.
ICT Enabled Classrooms
The classrooms in our institution equipped with interactive, multimedia and rich with content enabled. Teachers extensively use laptops, projectors and speakers that enhances and optimises the mode of delivery. ICT-enabled classrooms makes the learning and teaching process interesting, creative and more inclusive. ICT would help classrooms to upgrade from old teaching methodology from text books to the e-books and black board to interactive board in electronic mode.
Online Content Development Facilities
Electronic content also known as digital content. It refers to the content or information delivered over network based electronic devices. The Media Lab provides with high configuration Intel i9 computers and Mac system with popular media production software like Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite. Equipment’s like high quality photo scanners, DSLR cameras, microphones, and other audio peripherals. Staff members of media lab are sufficiently skilled to help with various projects on a video presentation, editing, creating images for a research paper. Staff and students makes extensive use of media lab facilities .
The ERP Department runs with the State of Art Infrastructure hardware and ERP Software with a dedicated team of Professionals.
This team offers dedicated backend support for all service request from the Management, Faculty, students and various other stake holders.
Keeping the evolving hardware technology the new software moved to the Cloud platform with necessary backup and security features.
Students, Staff and Parents have access to up-to-date information using the respective portals.
ERP Software takes care of the complete life cycle of students starting from Admissions, Enrollments and Academic Performance along with Fee collections integrated with Online Payment gateway for Digital payments.
The following are the features available in ERP
St. Joseph’s College of Commerce offers placement and career support to students on and off campus. The Training cell organises skill development sessions and the pre-placement activities help the students prepare themselves for the internship programmes and campus placements. The placement process is thus, an ecosystem that aids students and provides assistance with career guidance and placement. The Placement Cell has maintained database of companies to the students who need help for finding internship in the fields of their choice. Also, off campus placement assistance continually provided to the students who are not placed through the cell as and when companies approach with their requirements. As a concluding part of placement activities, the cell initiates a formal feedback mechanism via structured questionnaires to fill by the companies visiting the institution to enable continuous enhancement of student quality.
Aim at enabling the students to get a practical exposure to the working/functioning of the industry . St. Joseph’s College of Commerce believed that internships facilitate the integration of theoretical learning with its application and practice in the workplace
Pre Placement Process and Skill Development:
Comprises of activities to prepare the pre final/final year students of the institution for the placement opportunities in their outgoing year. Activities ranging from career mapping, skills to excel in interviews organised for students. Industry-academia interface is another focal area for the cell. Second year students take up corporate internships to help them in easy transition to the final recruitment process.
Financial Markets, especially the Capital Market has the fastest growth rate amongst the various service industries. This has given lot of job opportunities and a challenging career to young incumbents.
On campus Recruitment
Recruiters and Report for 2020-21
The recruitment exercise commenced in college as early as the second week of July, 2020. The organizations offered diverse roles varying from finance, accounts, marketing, human resources, to name a few. Information about placements was made available to students through the college ERP & SMS system, E-Mails, social media platforms and placement notice board.
For this academic year, 410 Undergraduate & Postgraduate students registered for campus placements of which 370 students have been offered jobs by various companies and many more in the pipeline for recruitment and selection.
The highest compensation offered this year has been Rs. 10,00,000 approximately by Lowe’s India for the role in Process Associate followed by Deloitte at Rs. 5,50,000 for the role in audit assurance and around Rs. 5,25,000 by Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan Chase for analyst roles in finance and operations. Most of the other organizations visiting campus for recruitments offered pay packages between Rs. 3, 50, 000 and Rs. 4, 50, 000.