St.Teresa’s College

St. Teresa’s College, Autonomous is committed to enriching the lives of our students by empowering them. We provide holistic education that enables them to actively participate in community life. Womens’ education is a crucial factor that contributes to nation building and for the past ninety eight years we have been educating young women from different strata of our society.
The concept of education needs to change keeping in mind the needs of the present generation of learners and we strive to equip them with the necessary skill sets to meet the different challenges that they may be required to meet.

St.Teresa’s College Values

St. Teresa’s College, as envisaged by our Foundress, Servant of God Mother Teresa of St. Rose of Lima promotes a life oriented education that empowers women through a humanizing and liberative process towards the creation of a civilization of love.

Our Mission is to empower women to transform Society.

St. Teresa’s, a premier Catholic Institution of higher education for women, provides university education in a Christian atmosphere. The College aims at the integral formation of “Intellectually creative, Emotionally mature, Morally responsible, Spiritually enlightened, Socially committed and Truly liberated” young women who will reposition themselves as self-reliant and responsible individuals, who would transform society.

The mutual trust and cordial relationship of the college community contributes to the effective realisation of our goal – an “empowered woman” who would fearlessly chart the journey of her life.

The distinctive characteristics of the institution are defined in the Mission statement with regard to the core values mentioned below
Addressing the needs of society

  • Preference for the economically challenged and marginalized
  • Transforming the self and society
  • Inculcating inter-religious harmony
  • Knowledge sharing with community and  effective social interventions

The students it seeks to serve

  • Holistic Education
  • Value Education and  Character Formation
  • Academic excellence
  • Inculcating intellectual curiosity and aptitude for research
  • Impart life skills such as decision making,  conflict resolution and team work

Institution’s Traditions and Value Orientation

  • Upholding an inclusive culture and broad vision for creating a “Civilization of Love”
  • Pursuit of Excellence & Maintenance of Quality
  • Inculcating Gospel values – truth, love, justice, peace,  integrity and faith
  • Facilitating interdependence and collaboration between the Management & Staff

Vision for the future

  • Open new gateways for transforming the institution into an excellent Women’s University
  • Develop new strategies to work together to ensure that the education offered maintains the highest quality
  • Offer an excellent grounding to the students that will equip them as highly sought-after graduates/post graduates and researchers
  • Empower Teresians to become the voice of truth and light with the power to change the world


Rev. Dr. Sr. Chris CSST
Rev. Dr. Sr. Chris CSSTPresident
Rev. Dr. Sr. Celine E (Sr. Vinitha CSST)
Rev. Dr. Sr. Celine E (Sr. Vinitha CSST)Manager
Rev. Sr. Emeline CSST
Rev. Sr. Emeline CSSTDirector
Dr. Alphonsa Vijaya Joseph
Dr. Alphonsa Vijaya JosephPrincipal