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Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA] Reviews

Bachelor of Computer Applications [B.C.A.], batch of 2016
  • The overall infrastructure is quite good at St Mary's College.

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St Mary's College, [SMC] Udupi Infrastructure Details


Knowledge and books always go together though these days they have their electronic cousin- the internet. A centre of learning remains lifeless without books. Knowledge nurtures the life of an individual leading him to life-fulfilment. Needless to say that books form the core of any course of study.

The college library is accessed with books numbering around 20,000 worth Rs 18 lacs. The stack has books on subjects classified according to Colon classification system and catalogued according to Classified Catalogue Code of Dr S R Ranganathan. The library has been computerized by using Easylib software. A photocopy service and Internet service are also available on payment basis. The library subscribes nine dailies, eighteen subject journals and 23 popular magazines. Besides, it also has 92 educational CDs and 20 music CDs.

Two books are issued to students on regular basis for ten days. Book bank books are issued to thestudents on semester basis. Apart from this, other reading materials like periodicals and popular magazines are issued to students on overnight basis. University question paper files are maintained and lent for in-house reference.

Books are also issued to the M. Com and M.S.W. students of our college.

Reference and news paper-clipping service is available for faculty and students. Alumni who pursue higher studies and competitive examinations are also provided with books on availability basis.

The library has five standalone machines with broadband connection offered to students for browsing.

Book Bank

The Book Bank is a unit of the college library funded by UGC. It contains text-books on various subjects that are lent to poor and deserving students on long-term basis.
Books are issued to the students at the beginning of every semester.
This facility is made available to students free of cost.
To facilitate easy comprehension Kannada version books are also made available.

Computer Labs

There are two well equipped computer labs with projectors and printing facility with printers and xerox machine. There are total of 56 computers with softwares of users' need.


A Women’s Hostel functions on the campus having a 42 member housing capacity. Presently it is occupied by 28 students.

Conference Hall

Conference builds better communication which, in turn, helps to improve consultation and discussion that are at the base of any study or research. The 35-seater conference hall is used for regular meetings of students and staff and such occasions.


A well-maintained 600 –seater auditorium serves the needs of the college while organizing events like student union activities, parent-teacher gatherings and such other occasions. The place is also provided for the needs of the local community, of course, when such of them do not come in the way of holding regular classes.


A healthy mind in a healthy body. And a healthy body through regular physical work or exercises. A multi-gym functions on the campus throughout the year for keeping youngsters physically fit.

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