St. Joseph’s First grade College Hunsur, Mysore District started on 1st July 2014 with 23 students. Sr.Emily D’Souza was the First Principal. As the degree college had no building of its own the classes were conducted in St. Joseph’s PU College building.
Though the college obtained the permission to start B.Com and BCA, the beginning was only with B.Com in 2014 with 23 students. Later on 1st July 2016 BCA course was started along with BA. The beginnings are always humble there were 15 students to each course. At present there are 198 students studying in the college in B.Com, BCA, and BA classes.
Sr. Deepthi C K was appointed on 1st of July 2016 as the new Principal of the college in the place of Sr. Emily D’Souza.
In its Inception of St. Joseph’s first grade College Hunsur, classes were conducted in St. Joseph’s PU College building itself. Three classrooms were ready to occupy with a blessing by our parish priest Rev. Fr. J Rayappa on 17-09-2016. Only the B.Com Classes were shifted to the new building. St. Joseph’s First Grade College New building was inaugurated on 26-10-2017 .It was blessed by Rt.Rev. K.A William Bishop of Mysore and inaugurated by Rev.Sr.Apoline cordeiro Provincial Superior,Mysore province and Rev.Sr.Lucy Lilly Pinto ,Secretary of UFES was the Chief guest of the day. Large number of Religious Sisters, Priests ,Parents, staff and students of St. Joseph’s Institution’s Hunsur participated in the event and all the classes were completely shifted to the new building on 18-12-2017. Now the New building of the College consists of sufficient class rooms, well equipped Computer, geography Lab, NSS & YRC Rooms, Stock and Store Rooms, Class rooms, Staff Rooms, spacious library, separate language and Audio Visual Labs, Spacious office rooms and reception counter and Green garden.
First Batch of B.Com students passed out in 2016 with 100 % result and Nadiya of this batch has bagged Gold medal and cash prize for securing highest marks in University of Mysore in the subject of Banking and Insurance.
Three of our Students namely Priyadharshini I BA and Sumiya Banu I BCA in 2016 and Sara of I BCA in 2017 has bagged first place in All India Essay writing Competition held by UNICEF for India and Bhutan.