Parvatibai Chowgule College of Science and Arts popularly known as Chowgule College is the first and only autonomous college in the state of Goa. The college has been placed in the 101-150th rank bank in the NIRF India Rankings 2018. Recently, it was selected in the DBT Star Scheme of the Government of India. It was also awarded the Best Internship Partner Award at the Goa Rugby Awards 2018.
Chowgule College offers 28 Undergraduate, 8 Postgraduate, and 2 Ph.D. programs. In addition to these, the college also offers 4 postgraduate diploma programs. As of now, it has 1340 undergraduate students, 139 postgraduate students and 8 Ph.D. students. Admission to these courses is merit-based.
|Established | Type||1962 | Autonomous University|
|Affiliated to||Goa University|
|NIRF Ranking||151-200 in 2019|
|Types of Programs||UG, PG, Diploma, and Ph.D. Courses|
|Facilities Available:||Hostel, Library, Computer Laboratory, Canteen, Gymkhana, turf ground, multipurpose court|
|Official Website | Contact||http://www.chowgules.ac.in/spcc/index.jsp | 0832-2722222|
Some of the recent ranking systems in which Parvatibai Chowgule College has made an appearance and its achievements include:
Parvatibai Chowgule College provides a total of 42 programs, including 28 undergraduate programs, 8 postgraduate programs, 2 Ph.D. programs, and 4 Postgraduate diploma programs. The following are listed below:
The fee structure, eligibility criteria, and duration of the courses are as mentioned below:
|Course||Eligibility||Fees per Year||Duration|
|Bachelor of Arts||10+2||INR 18,323||3 years|
|Bachelor of Science||10+2||INR 19,207||3 years|
|Bachelor of Vocational||10+2||INR 93,367||3 years|
|Master of Arts||Graduation with a minimum of 60% in the relevant course||INR 63,010||2 years|
|Master of Science||Graduation with a minimum of 60% in the relevant course||INR 1,05,000||2 years|
|Ph.D||Post Graduation||3 years|
|PG Diploma||Graduation||INR 72,370||1 year|
Admissions to undergraduate courses of Parvatibai Chowgule College are done on the basis of the marks scored in 10+2 level, or its equivalent, in the relevant subjects. Applications for undergraduate programs generally open in December.
Admissions to postgraduate courses of the college are done on the basis of the following:
|Master of Arts Geography||Bachelor’s degree from recognized University (preferably in Geography) with at least 40%|
|Master of Arts English||Bachelor’s degree from recognized University (preferably in English) with at least 60%|
|Master of Arts Economics||Bachelor’s degree from recognized University|
|Master of Arts Psychology||Bachelor’s degree from recognized University (preferably in psychology) with at least 55%|
|Master of Science Information Technology||B.Sc / BCA / Equivalent with a minimum 55% at degree level|
Admissions to the PG Diploma courses are done on the following basis:
|Last Date to apply for UG Course||14 July 2020|
|Last Date to apply for MA Geography||10 June 2020|
|Last date to apply for MA Economics||6 June 2020|
|Last Date to apply for MA Psychology||22 June 2020|
Read More: Chowgule College Admissions
Some of the scholarships that students can apply for include:
The facilities in Parvatibai Chowgule College include:
Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Centres: This center deals not only with therapies and services related to injuries but also provides :
Massage and Spa treatment
Pain care clinic
Personal Fitness Program with Fitness Consultant
BFC Sports Training and Conditioning Program
Library: The library, also known as the Learning Centre resource on this campus, has a collection of 46684 items, including books, extensive reference material, 576 VCDs, and a rare photo collection. It also shelters 3227 bound volumes and approximately 917 dissertations of the Final Year Students. It caters to local and national newspapers daily.
Ques. What information should be included while submitting an application for undergraduate courses?
Ans. Please submit the following documents:
Ques. Are there any certificate or career courses provided by Parvatibai Chowgule College?
Ans. Parvatibai Chowgule provides a one-year French Certificate Course, with only 20 seats. Besides this, some of the career-oriented courses are as follows:
No. of seats
Travel and Tourism Management
Electronic Appliance Monitoring
Ques. What scholarships can I apply to?
Ans. Students can apply to the following scholarships among others:
Ques. How is the faculty of the college?
Ans. Parvatibai Chowgule College has a total of 138 faculty members, and more than 300 staff members. The principal of the college is Dr. Nandkumar N Sawant from the Department of Geography, and the vice-principals are Shri HSS Nadkarni, Department of Geology, and Dr. Shaila Ghanti, Department of Computer Science. The faculty is divided into 4 main departments:
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Ques. How are the placements of the college?
Ans. Although the placement rate of Parvatibai Chowgule College is not high, and the reviews for both placement and internships are scathing, the college has, in fact, a lengthy list of internship opportunities. This includes recently putting together an Entrepreneurship & Innovation Cell in association with the Centre for Incubation and Business Acceleration (CIBA) Verna Goa.
Other such resources and activities provided by the college website include: