Affordable job-oriented courses are the need of the hour! UGC has set up Community Colleges as part of the Skill India Campaign of Government of India. Community Colleges provide short and long term courses catering to the needs of local communities in a flexible manner. The courses are skill-based and they are expected to comply with National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF). The objective of Community College is to create a favourable relationship between the community, learner and the job market.
St.Mary’s College, the pioneer First Grade College for women in Thrissur The district is proudly running UGC certified career-oriented Community College programs dedicated to empowering young women and equipping them with the requisite technical and soft skills needed for employment in our country and outside. St.Mary’s College aims to be one of the leaders in producing competent and skilled workforce at par with National Standards through competency-based technical and vocational training. It is our mission to promote lifelong learning of vocational skills for all irrespective of caste, creed, age, prior education and socio-economic environment.
St.Mary’s College’s Community College programs provide professional certificates in many fields. These programs can quickly track students into a career at a lower cost. Professional certification is different from earning a degree because it provides specific skills that are required in a particular job.