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DST – FIST: The College has attained level-0 of the DST-FIST Programme by the Government of India in the year 2014 for the duration of 5 years with a total cost of 66 lakhs to strengthen the teaching and research facilities in all Science Departments of the College.

DBT STAR COLLEGE SCHEME: The DBT has recognized 7 departments under DBT Star College Scheme in the year 2017 for a duration of 3years. The DBT has extended the Star College Scheme for 2 more years until 2022.


Government Funded Projects

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DBT INNO - Indigo Project was awarded to Dr. Preetha Nair, HOD, Department of Biotechnology in the year 2018 for a duration of 2 years with a sanction amount of Rs. 49, 14,000/-. The project has been extended up to 2022.The project focuses on increasing the value of hay or such Cellulosic wastes by its use in lactic acid production and also to increase the technical viability of the Pre-Industrial Process of Lactic acid Production from the available cellulosic wastes.

DBT WOMEN SCIENTIST SCHEME: Women Scientist Scheme –B was awarded to Dr. Gayathri Devi.S.S in the year 2018 with a sanction amount of 26, 93,000/- for a duration of 3 years. This Project has helped train the farmers in organic Farming techniques on organic inputs to achieve sustainability in food production and also to assist farmers to acquire managerial skills in the Development of Entrepreneurship especially in women of selected Villages.

Department of Science and Industrial Research (DSIR): Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, Bengaluru has been recognized as Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Science and Industrial Research (DSIR) until 2022.

Management Funded Projects for the Year 2021-22 (MAJOR)

SI.No Title Of The Project Faculty Department Amount
1. A study on the impact of Economic status on the health and Nutritional status of Government school children (11-15years) in Urban and Rural Bengaluru Dr. Shanthi. S & Dr. A Sundaravalli Economics & Home Science 2,50,000/-
2. Pharmacognostic evaluation of the ethnomedicinal properties of bee pollen: Use of molecular docking studies to validate efficacy of its phytocompounds on SARS-CoV-2 and prediction of ADMET/toxicity properties Dr. Myrene Roselyn Dsouza & Dr. Dorin Dsouza Biochemistry 2,05,000/-
3. Evaluation of productivity, nutritional, cosmetological and economical values of commonly cultivated mushroom genera with special emphasis on sustainable agricultural waste management: An entrepreneurial initiative at Mount Carmel College Campus, Bengaluru Dr. Shalini B.U, Dr. Priyanka Singla & Ms. Sandhya Panicker Botany 2,50,000/-
4. Quantum dot based Non-invasive blood glucose monitoring device for wearable applications Mr. Mahantesh Subhash Hinglaje & Dr. Pradeep N Electronics & Nanoscience 2,40,000/-
5. Effectiveness of Yoga, Meditation and Breathing exercises intervention on psychological wellbeing of Menopausal Women Dr. Savitha L. & Dr. Sujatha Gupta Kedar Human Development 2,20,000/-
6. Green Synthesis of chitosan grapheme nanocomposite for wastewater treatment Ms. Chaitra V & Dr. Pradeep N Nanoscience and Technology 2,45,000/-
7. Development of a food-based indigenous zinc-iron mix to improve outcomes in Severe Acute Malnutrition Dr. Sangeetha Pandey & Ms. Deepa Radhakrishnan Nutrition and Dietetics 2,50,000/-
8. Vulnerability parameters of graphs and their applications in Biomedical Engineering Dr. B. Vijayalakshmi & Dr. Sundareswaran Mathematics 1,20,000/-
Total Amount For The Major Research Project 17,80,000/-

Management Funded Projects for the Year 2021-22 (MINOR)

SI.No Title Of The Project Faculty Department Amount
1. Exploring bioactive phytochemicals from seeds in Cucurbitaceae family plants: Beneficial role as therapeutic molecules Dr. Sowmyashree G. Biochemistry 1,00,000/-
2. Formulation of Plant based Yoghurt using species of Caralluma Dr. Savitha N. Murthy & Dr. Dakshayani M. Malkapur Botany 1,00,000/-
3. Investigating the effect of extract and essential oil from leaves and flowers of Etlingera elatior and studying their repellent property against pests of stored grains Dr. Parvathy M & Ms. Jayanthi D Botany 1,15,000/-
4. Screening of Phytochemicals and Estimation of Antioxidant and Antimicrobial activities of selected Medicinal Plant Seeds Ms. N. Bhagyalakshmi & Ms. S. Shanthi Chemistry 1,50,000/-
5. An Empirical Study on the impact of On-campus and Off-campus Recruitment procedures on the Satisfaction level among College Students in Bengaluru Ms. Candida Smitha & Ms. Suriya Kumari A Commerce 75,000/-
6. Impact of Covid-19 on the consumption pattern of Electronics Gadgets-A Study conducted in the city of Bengaluru Ms. Soumya S. Nair & Ms. Getchcya Sonu M. C Commerce 75,000/-
7. The Impact of Mindfulness on Job Satisfaction among Undergraduate College Teachers in the process of implementing National Education Policy 2020 (with special reference to Bengaluru city) Ms. Jaikala L. Commerce 30,000/-
8. Market Analysis of Motorsports in India-Growing Business Opportunities Ms. Janaki J. Commerce 85,000/-
9. Green Finance – A Strategic approach on Transition towards Sustainable India Ms. Karuna M. Commerce 1,00,000/-
10. A Study on the implication of Content Marketing on Brand Engagement of B2C businesses Ms. Kruthika HR. & Ms. Ibanri Dalin Wankhar Commerce 70,000/-
11. A Study on Perception of Educated Working Women towards their Retirement planning in Karnataka Ms. Meenakshi Dinesh & Ms. Lakshmi S. Commerce 1,00,000/-
12. A Study on Influence of Celebrity Endorsement on Consumer Buying Behaviour with special reference to Food Products Ms. Monica Janet Clifford & Ms. Deepthi S. J. Commerce 1,00,000/-
13. A Study on Mental Well-being of Teaching Fraternity during Pandemic (COVID-19) Ms. Rajani H. Pillai & Ms. Aatika Bi Commerce 70,000/-
14. An Empirical Study on the Impact of Right Sizing on Organizational Environment for Accelerating Competitive Advantage – with special reference to Corporate Employees Ms. Sivakami Rajesh & Ms. Shruthi R Commerce 50,000/-
15. An Empirical Study on the Impact of Deceptive Advertisements on Consumers with reference to Skin-care products Ms. Spandana Priya C. S. & Ms. Chandini S. Commerce 70,000/-
16. Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Hotel Industries: An Empirical Study with reference to Bengaluru city Ms. Suraksha & Ms. Chaitra Umesh Commerce 50,000/-
17. Economic Valuation of Glass Ceiling on Education sector in case of Bengaluru Higher Academic Institutions Dr. Soumita Khan Economics 90,000/-
18. A Comparative Study on ‘Problem-Solving Strategies’ of Two-Year B.Ed. Student-Teachers and Four-Year B.Ed. Student-Teachers Mrs. Shanthi S. & Dr. Gururaja C. S. Education 32,500/-
19. Crystal Structure, DFT and Molecular docking studies of some medicinally important heterocyclic compounds Ms. Madhura TK. Education 1,50,000/-
20. Preparations of Flexible Electrodes for Supercapacitors Applications using Carbon-based Nanomaterials Ms. Suma N. Electronics 90,000/-
21. Design and Analysis of Nano structure based Microstrip Antenna for Medical diagnosis in Cancer detection Dr. A. Upendra Raju & Dr. Pradeep N Electronics & Nanoscience 1,10,000/-
22. Ganga Prasad Vimal-A legend in the world of translation Dr. Koyal Biswas Hindi 80,000/-
23. Intergenerational Dialogue and Approach as a Strategy in Human Development Ms. Michelle Vaz & Ms. Suchitra Venkatachalam Home Science 1,20,000/-
24. Social Media Usage and Depression on Cognitive Functions among College Students Ms. Grace Maria Jochan & Ms. Trina Banerjee Psychology 50,000/-
Total Amount For The Minor Research Project 20,32,500/-

Placement Policy & Guidelines for Students

The Placement Policy is applicable to all students registered with the Placement Cell of Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, and is to be followed during their entire tenure at the college.

  1. The Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator are the facilitators and counsellors for placement related activities and will be responsible for all concerned activities & functioning of the Placement Cell.
  2. The Student Placement Committee will be assisting the Placement Officer & the Placement Coordinator in all activities related to placements.
  3. Neither the College nor the Placement Cell guarantees a job. The Placement Cell will facilitate and coordinate the placement activities on campus including bringing in companies, coordinating the recruitment drives, organizing recruitment training and other related activities leading to the successful placements of the deserving students.
  4. Applying for a company, getting recruited, joining a company is entirely the responsibility/decision of the student concerned.
  5. Opting to register for placements is completely the choice of the students. As some would want to pursue higher studies or other opportunities, such students can refrain from registering with the Placement Cell.
  6. Students are required to check the ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA for registering with the Placement Cell before registering.
  7. All final year students with an aggregate score of 60% and above and with NO ACTIVE BACKLOGS are eligible to register for placements.
  8. All registered students are required to MANDATORILY attend the recruitment training conducted by the Placement Cell and meet the necessary threshold of 75% attendance and 80% completion of the practice tests & assessments to qualify for applying to the cos. Failing to qualify may result in re-training of the student at an additional cost which is to be borne at actuals by the concerned student.
  9. The Placement Cell will notify all the registered students about the upcoming recruitment drives through mails and Whatsapp group notifications and not individually. The students are to be alert and keep a track of the notifications and apply as per their interest and eligibility.
  10. Once a student registers/enrolls for a particular company, she is expected to complete the entire recruitment process as relevant and required. Failing to do so, will result in the student being debarred from sitting for further recruitment drives. Exceptions will be made at the sole discretion of the Placement Cell only in genuine cases. Such cases/reasons to be formally communicated to the Placement Office over mail at least one day prior to the drive.
  11. The student has a choice not to participate in the recruitment process of a company after attending the Pre-Placement Talk. If she decides to continue, then she will be bound by the College Placement Policy to attend the rest of the recruitment process of the company as stated above.
  12. Students will not be allowed to participate in the selection process of a company for which she has missed the PPT.
  13. While the Placement Cell will do its due diligence and bring in the right companies, it is the responsibility of every student to check the company profile, eligibility, Job Profile and the Job Role before applying. The same will also be mailed and/or updated on the Notice Boards or social media groups.
    a. Ex 1- If a company requires the applicant to have an average of 70%, be well assured that you meet the criteria before applying to that company.
    b. Ex 2- If the company requires you to have NO standing arrears/backlogs at the time of attending the placement process, kindly DO NOT APPLY to the company if you do not meet this criterion.
  14. If, after being selected by a company, for some reason the student is not satisfied either with the pay, the timings, work allotted, etc during onboarding, she will need to take it up with the concerned within the company. The Placement Cell will not be able to intervene in internal matters. However, it is important that the students reach out to us in case there are major deviations from the terms mentioned by the company at the time of recruitment.
  15. A student can apply to as many companies as she wants and appear for interviews until the first job is secured. A student will be considered to have secured a job if her name appears in the final select list of a company.
  16. The Placement Office of MCC follows a strict “ONE OFFER PER STUDENT” Policy. However, if a student has been offered a job with a CTC less than or equal to INR 2 lakhs PA, she can opt to apply for ONE more company, subject to prior formal approval by the Placement Office.
  17. Once a student’s name appears in the final selects of a company, it is obligatory for the student to accept the offer. Rejecting offers is strictly not allowed. Defaulters will be required to submit a letter to the Principal along with a penalty fee which could be equivalent to one month’s salary being offered by the said company.
  18. Recruitment Process: All companies generally follow the following procedure (however they could be exceptions) –
    a. Presentation about the company & Job Profile (Pre-Placement Talk)
    b. Written Exam (Aptitude / Technical Test)
    c. Group Discussion and/or Task (Assignments)
    d. Interview (Technical/HR/Others)
    e. Verification of Documents
    f. Offer Letter
  19. Students are to strictly ensure the following for all recruitment drives:
    a. Must report on time as mentioned in the schedules
    b. Wear Business Formals for every recruitment process. Students wearing casuals during recruitment process will be sent back
    c. Always carry one folder containing resumes (2-3 copies), passport size photos, copies of mark sheets, certificates & stationery
    d. Compulsorily carry College & Govt. ID Cards
  20. Most companies require applicants to have Govt. ID – Aadhar & PAN. Hence it is advised for all students to apply for these before registering for placements.
    Students are not allowed to contact the Company / HR team directly for any reason through the recruitment process. In case of any issues or concerns, they are advised to contact their Placement Office and discuss their problems.
  21. Strict action will be taken against students found to be engaged in maligning the College or the Placement Office with the companies. Any grievances you may have, are to be brought to the notice of the of the Placement Officer for resolution.
  22. If a student makes any false claims in the Resume/Student Registration Form, her registration will be cancelled immediately and job offer if any, will be revoked.
  23. All companies conduct a thorough background check/verification. If the company finds that you have manipulated your marks / documents in any manner/or mis-represented any information, your job offer will be terminated, and your name will be blacklisted.
  24. Strict discipline needs to be followed by every student during the recruitment process. Any sort of indecent behavior/misbehavior which affects the decorum of the Placement Cell or the reputation of the College or the Company, will attract severe penalty and disqualification.
  25. Unless explicitly permitted by the companies, use of mobile phones is strictly prohibited during the recruitment process.
  26. Malpractice in all forms or marking proxies during the selection process and beyond, is strictly prohibited and those caught indulging in such activities would be debarred from the placement process. Also, note that no concessions in any form shall be made in such cases.
  27. It may happen that the campus recruitment process can stretch till late evenings. Students are required and prepared to be available accordingly. In case of off-line drives, students are to inform their parents and should arrange their own transportation.
  28. In case of virtual (online) recruitment drives, it is the responsibility of the students to ensure they have the necessary equipment (laptop/PC with functional webcam and mic) and sufficient internet bandwidth for seamless conduction of the process.
  29. Students are required to provide correct email IDs and contact numbers at the time of registration. These will be used for all communication from the Placement Cell and the recruiting companies. The onus is on the students to ensure the contact details provided are correct and up to date.
  30. Students are advised to check their mails regularly as all communication related to placements will be sent through mails.
  31. It is mandatory that once you receive an Intent Letter/Offer Letter from the Company, a copy must be submitted to the Placement Office. Failing which, the end semester examination Hall Ticket/results will be withheld.
  32. All students registered for placements will be bounded by the Attendance Policy of the College. Any exception to the above is permitted only through formal approval of the Placement Office and the respective Department Heads.


For all matters not covered in the above policy, the Placement Office will use its discretion to take appropriate decisions as and when required.

The above guidelines are to ensure a smooth process in the best interest of our students and the participating companies.