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  WELCOME TO MARIS STELLA COLLEGE, (Autonomous), VIJAYAWADA
HISTORY
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A Catholic Christian Minority Institution founded in 1962 by the Franciscan Sisters of Mary
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First College for women in Krishna District
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Recognized by UGC from inception
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Offered Pre-university and Degree level courses in Humanities and Sciences
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A Students’ Union, Cultural Association and Social Service League inaugurated simultaneously.
1972: Inception of the Department of Social Work and Commerce
         Introduction of National Service Scheme
         Planning and implementation of outreach programmes
1990: Two new programmes – B. Sc in Computer Science and Electornics
1992: Launch of two post-graduate programmes – English and Economics
1995: Two Vocational courses –
         B.A. – Tourism and Travel Management
         B.Com. – Tax Procedures and Practices.
1999: Accreditation – one of the first degree colleges from A.P. to be accredited by NAAC – first          college under the jurisdiction of Nagarjuna University.
2003: Conferred Autonomous status.
         Introduction of Post-graduate programmes in Mathematics and Commerce
         UG programmes: B.A. Mathematics, Economics, Statistics
         B.Sc Mathematics, Statistics, Computer Science.,
2004: Launch of MBA programme
2006: Re-accredited at ‘A’ Level
         Selected as a College with Potential for Excellence
2008: Launch of MCA Programme
          Launch of B.Sc Biotechnology Programme
          Best Eco-Campus Award
2009: Best Library & Laboratories Award
2010: Inauguration of Gymnasium, Extension of Autonomy, Inauguration of MCA Building, Extension of CPE status, Best College in AIDS Awareness Programme in Krishna Dist.
2011: Introduction of New Courses UG: Bachelor of Management Studies, PG: M.Sc Statistics and Computer Science, Inauguration of Golden Jubilee Celebrations, Best Educational Institution for Tourism awarded by Dept of Tourism Govt AP, Award of Excellence in promoting child welfare and Eradication of Child labour in Krishna Dist to NSS Units, Award of Excellence in Implementing Child Right in Krishna Dist to Dept of Social Work.
2012: Foundation Stone laid for Indoor Stadium, Grand Finale of Golden Jubilee Celebrations, National integration award by Health care Integration, Hyd.

 
 
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