Teachers at St. Francis believe that learning does not begin and end in the classroom. In addition to conventional classroom sessions, a number of innovative methods supported by IT are applied to aid comprehension and learning. Role plays, presentations and specific skill tests are used to test different aspects of learning. The use of projectors for visual display is common. In addition, guest lectures by experts emphasize the relevance of what is taught in the classroom. The college is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities that contribute heavily to the experience of studying in SFC.
Our library services are fully computerized with updated software (“SLIM 21″). The library has a collection of over 60,000 books. Access to e-journals from J-Gate-Informatics is also provided. The library also subscribes to more than 100 journals and magazines. It is kept open for 290 days in an academic year.
The canteen provides lunch, snacks and beverages, and is a popular hangout for our students. Spacious, well-stocked with good quality food, and with youthful music always playing in the background, the canteen offers the perfect ambience for informal student interaction.
The college has a fitness studio with facilities for students work out under the supervision of a trained instructor. The studio is spacious, with an area of over 1,000 sq.ft., with full-length mirrors, and is fully air-conditioned. It is equipped with the latest fitness equipment, with cardio stations, treadmills, cross-trainers and upright bikes. The gymnasium has a professional nutritionist who, upon request, provides nutritional counseling.
The Student Service Centre is equipped with facilities for photocopying, binding, lamination and stationery.
The college campus has adequate space for vehicles to be parked. Students and staff can park their vehicles in the bays allotted to them.
The college has a large auditorium which can seat a gathering of 800. It is spread over an area of 20,000 sq ft. It has a vast stage, state-of-the-art acoustics, attached green rooms and other accessories – and all of these contribute to the success of all cultural and other events conducted here.
The college has a fully air-conditioned board room for conducting important meetings and seminars. It is fitted with modern audio-visual equipment that facilitates interactive sessions. Over a hundred people can be seated comfortably in this room.
Internet facility is provided free of cost to staff and students. Each staff room is equipped with a desktop for Internet connectivity. A computer lab with 30 computer systems is separately maintained for providing Internet access to students. Broadband access is provided by BSNL.