St. Joseph’s College of Arts and Science for Women is situated in Mookandapalli, Sipcot, Hosur, Krishnagiri District and is administered by the Fransiscan Sisters of the Presentation of Mary. The college is affiliated to Periyar University, Salem and it was established in October 2006.

MOTTO:  Knowledge Purifies, Charity Enhances.


Towards building a dynamic learning community strengthened by moral values that promote responsible citizenship and effective intellectual, social and environmental changes.


  • To render innovative and responsive education.
  • To foster intellectual, personal and spiritual development.
  • To inculcate social responsibility.
  • To nurture environmental awareness.
  • To develop communal harmony and National integration.

Well furnished hostel & Transport facilities are available. The college canteen caters to the taste of the students & staff with fresh & hygienic food items. The canteen provides eatables, fruit juices, soft drinks, food varieties & stationery items.

The management has installed a suggestion box in the college. The students & staff members use the box for the representation of their genuine problems/grievances to the management. Also, general suggestions for the improvement of the institution may be put in the box.

The college has a high power generator for uninterrupted power supply. Laboratories have UPS for continuous functioning. Mineral water units have been installed for drinking water. Audio Visual rooms are equipped for the teaching purpose, Powerpoint presentations and watching subject movies.

Every student of I and II year degree classes should undergo the courses of Physical education prescribed by the college. Special coaching classes will be offered for sports & games from 6.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m. & 4.00 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. by specialized coaches.

The N.S.S. Volunteers are to fulfill the following requirements: All volunteers should enroll themselves as members for a period of two years. They are expected to participate regularly in the activities organized by unit. Every volunteer will be issued a certificate after completion of two years. All volunteers must attend the 7 days Annual Special Camp. The spectrum of activities during camp includes organizing medical camps, health & hygiene programmes for the poor and the needy and for the betterment of rural areas. The National Service Scheme affords opportunities for service, to develop character, team spirit and leadership qualities. It creates a way for social awareness. Assessment of NSS Volunteers will be done by the NSS Program Officer concerned.