Heritage

St. Joseph's College of Commerce aims at the integral formation of its students, helping them to become men and women concerned for others. Though it is a Christian minority institution, the college has been imparting liberal education to students of all denominations without any discrimination.

Since its inception, the college has shown growth and progress in academics, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.


1898:

The school shifted its premises from the site which now houses St. Germain’s High School, to Museum Road.

1882:

St. Joseph's College, Bangalore, was started by the French Foreign Missionary Fathers for purpose of imparting higher education.

1904:

St. Joseph’s Indian High School was instituted under the leadership of Fr. Blaise, Principal from 1904 to 1912.

1937:

The management of the College was handed over to the Jesuits, a worldwide Religious Order going by the name 'Society of Jesus'. The College is now managed by the Bangalore Jesuit Educational Society (Regd).

1949:

The Department of Commerce was established in the College in a separate block on Langford Road.

1968:

St Joseph's College of Business Administration was started to offer One Year Diploma Courses in a variety of Management subjects with Offices on Langford Road alongside the Commerce Department.

1972:

St. Joseph’s college was bifurcated into St Joseph's College of Arts & Science and St Joseph's College Of Commerce. St Joseph's College of Commerce (SJCC) & St Joseph's College

1972:

St. Joseph’s college was bifurcated into St Joseph's College of Arts & Science and St Joseph's College Of Commerce. St Joseph's College of Commerce (SJCC) & St Joseph's College of Business Administration (SJCBA) moved to 163, Brigade Road, and St Joseph's Evening College became an independent College.

1996:

SJCBA started offering Two Year Full Time Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) with recognition from All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Government of India. By an Order of the Government of Karnataka, the Pre-University sections from both St Joseph's College of Arts & Science & St Joseph's College of Commerce were bifurcated into one junior College, St Joseph's Pre-University College.

St Joseph's College of Commerce is a Landmark on Brigade Road housed in a modern building complex with state of the art amenities. With a history of 144 years and a fine blend of tradition and modernity the College also enjoys impeccable reputation for Value Based Education. The Jesuit Fathers who are in charge make sure that every student who goes out of the institution carries along the indelible and unique Josephite stamp of ‘Faith and Toil’.