MILESTONES

1962 
  • The First College for Women in Krishna District Recognized by UGC from the inception Offered Pre-University Course and undergraduate courses in humanities and sciences A Students’ Union, Cultural Association and Social Service League inaugurated Simultaneously
1972
  • Foundation laid for the hostel
  • The inception of the Departments of Social Work and Commerce
  • Introduction of National Service Scheme
  • Planning and implementation of outreach programmes
1977
  • Construction of the Library Block
1987
  • Silver Jubilee Celebration
1990
  • Two new programmes – B. Sc. in Computer Science and Electronics
  • Construction of the Administrative Block
1991
  • Construction of an auditorium with a seating capacity of 500
1992
  • Launch of two post-graduate programmes – English and Economics
1995

Two Vocational programmes –

  • B.A. – Tourism and Travel Management
  • B.Com. – Tax procedures and Practices
1999
  • The First Accreditation by NAAC * * * * (Four Star)
2003

Conferment of Autonomous Status

Introduction of:

  • Post-graduate programmes in Mathematics and Commerce
  • UG programmes: B.A. Mathematics, Economics and Statistics
  • B. Sc. Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science
  • Inauguration of Internet Centre
2004

Launch of MBA Programme

  • Extension of the Administrative Block
  • Renovation of the PG Block
  • Construction of a new block for PG Library, Research Centre,
  • Air Conditioned Seminar Hall and Digital Library
2006
  • Re-accredited at ‘A’ level by NAAC
  • Recognized by UGC as “College with Potential for Excellence”
2007
  • Best Eco-Friendly Campus Award by Acharya Nagarjuna University
2008
  • Best Library and Best Laboratory Awards by Acharya Nagarjuna University

Introduction of new  UG Programmes:

  •  Biotechnology, Botany and
  • Chemistry B.Com. (Computers)

Post – Graduate Programme

  • Master of Computer Applications (MCA)
2009
  • Construction of the Bank building
  • Construction of MCA building
  • Installation of Reverse Osmasis Plant
2010
  • Extension of Autonomous Status Best College in Krishna District for work done to create HIV/AIDs awareness awarded by Red Ribbon Club.
  • Inauguration of gymnasium
  • Inauguration of MCA building
  • Extension of CPE status
2011
  • Extension of CPE status
  • Inauguration of yearlong Golden Jubilee Celebrations
  • Best Tourism Educational Institution (State Award)
  • Award of Excellence for Promoting Child Rights for Last Ten Years – Social Work dept. & NSS
  • Introduction of New Programmes
  • UG: Bachelor of Management Studies
  • PG: M.Sc. Statistics and Computer Science
2012
  • Valedictory of Golden Jubilee Celebrations
2013
  • Re-accredited at ‘A’ level by NAAC with CGPA 3.24
2014
  • Extension of CPE Status
2016
  • Extension of Autonomous Status
2018
  • India Today ranking of colleges in India
  • Arts:69, Science:80, Commerce:90, BMS:20
  • ISO 9001:2015 Certified
  • Beneficiary of RUSA 2.0 Scheme
2019
  • India Today Ranking of Colleges in India
  • Arts: 64; Science: 72; Commerce: 97;  BMS: 36
  • Re-accredited at B++ level by NAAC with CGPA 2.79

The above mentioned mile stones are just passing glimpses of the glorious history of Maris Stella. Each milestone indicates the long laborious journey behind it till the next milestone is reached. These achievements are only a few prominent landmarks on the never ending march of Maris Stella in its pursuit of excellence. It is certain God will be with us in our mission and visionand may He bless the institution with more feathers in its cap. May He bestow the required strength,confidence and competence in all the donors, benefactors, well-wishers, management, staff and students of the past and present to keep the flag of Maris Stella flying high at greater heights.