St. Francis has a strong team of highly qualified, competent, dedicated and committed faculty who constantly endeavor to upgrade and update their knowledge, skills and qualifications. The management is very supportive of its faculty, and has encouraged its teachers to pursue research and participate in seminars, workshops, and symposiums at the state, national and international levels. Many departments like Commerce, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Social Work, have taken up research projects in collaboration with external agencies.
Autonomy was conferred on the college by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in 1988. Since then, the college has proved to be a trendsetter in academic development, with a commitment to a value system and qualitative self-improvement. The college was accredited with 5 stars by the NAAC (National Assessment And Accreditation Council) in the year 1999, and re-accredited at the ‘A’ Level in the year 2006. The rigorous NAAC accreditation process was continued for the third cycle with ‘A’ grade in February, 2012. In 2004, the UGC declared the college as a ‘College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)’ and this has been granted extension up to 2019.
The college offers an exciting range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs amply supported by a variety of diploma programs and certificate courses. From the Choice and Credit Based Semester System (CCBSS), the college has currently entered into the Choice Based Semester System (CBCS) proposed by the UGC and has pioneered the implementation of this scheme. Students can choose from a variety of courses of other streams. They can also earn extra credits by taking up skill-based Certificate / Diploma / Summer Study Abroad programs.
Vision & Mission
Inspired by the visionary dynamism of St. Bartholomea, the Foundress of the Sisters of Charity, St. Francis College has its vision “Holistic Education for the Empowerment of Women”
Therefore we strive to help students develop into