St. Teresa's College

St. Teresa's College is autonomous arts and science college for women located at Kochi, India under the patronage of the Archdiocese of Verapoly.

St. Teresa's College (Autonomous), Ernakulam
Motto"The fear of the Lord is the beginning of Wisdom"
TypeAutonomous women's college
Founder[St.Teresa of St.Rose of Lima]
PrincipalDr Sajimol Augustine M.
AffiliationsMG University, Kottayam

The college was established on 15 June 1925, as the first Women's College of the erstwhile Cochin State. and the second in Kerala, by the Congregation of the Carmelite Sisters of St.Teresa. St. Teresa's is the first aided women's college in the state. Affiliated to the Mahatma Gandhi University, it is a Five Star NAAC accredited College with 3708 students, 203 faculty numbers and 76 Non-teaching Staff. St. Teresa's College has three campuses, which includes the Arts Block in the Main Campus, the Science Block located on T.D. Road and the Central Block. The College is named after Teresa of Ávila. St. Teresa's college was granted autonomous status in the year 2014 by the University Grants Commission.

The 4th Cycle of NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) awarded A++ Grade to St Teresa College, Kochi. Now St. Teresa's College is the first in the Kerala State to achieve A++ grade in the fourth cycle of NAAC. The college achieved the award with a score of 3.57 score and A++ grade.


  • Botany
  • Chemistry
  • Zoology
  • Physics
  • Commerce
  • Computer Science
  • Communicative English
  • Economics
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Home Science
  • Psychology
  • Management Studies
  • Language
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physical Education
  • Sociology
  • Apparel and Fashion Designing
  • Women Study Centre[1]
  • Bharatnatyam

Communicative English DepartmentEdit

The Department of Communicative English of St. Teresa's College (Autonomous), Ernakulam, was reborn after being a part of the Department of English for nearly two decades. Started in 1995 as a vocational course that gave students a foundation in mass media, it is now an independent department. The department has 112 aspiring media students being trained in Mass media, Journalism, PR and Advertising.

Notable alumniEdit


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Coordinates: 9°58′34″N 76°16′44″E / 9.976°N 76.279°E / 9.976; 76.279