LIBRARY

The Library is well-organised and administered by trained personnel , under the guidance of Librarian Sr. Samantha A.C. Apart from books on various subjects of study, of which it has a huge collection, there is a wide variety of fiction, mainly classics, but also light reading to fill the leisure time of its users. Books are attractively displayed and storage arrangements are adequate. The Reference Section contains general as well as subject encyclopedias and dictionaries of a very high standard: The Library subscribes to a large number of magazines and journals. All are encouraged to make the best use of this facility. From time to time these collections are displayed in the library for the benefit of all. Computer facilities are made available to the students specially for their project work. The rules laid down for The Library will have to be adhered to strictly. Regarding all matters concerned with the Library, the Librarian ’s word will be final. The Library is open from 8.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. from Monday to Friday and from 8.30 to a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Saturday. The library is automated and uses LIBSYS software . OPAC is available for the students to have access. Library provides open access to students and staff. Library provides resource sharing to other colleges as well.

 

 

The College contains innovative lab for each department:

Botany Department

The department offers six units major course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Botany taught by experienced and dedicated faculty.

The department has well equipped laboratories including Plant Tissue Culture Laboratory; Green House, Botanical Garden, Herbarium, Natural History Museum & Department Library.

The other highlights of the department include use of audio-visual aids in teaching; guest lectures; field visits and study tours to places of botanical interest within and outside Goa; research based Final Year Students’ projects; plants displays; department Notice Board for display of literature on ‘Biology News’ & ‘Values and Personality Development’; hands-on-training in mushroom cultivation; summer internship programmes for students at NIO/ICAR, Goa etc.

Career opportunities for students include continuing further studies to obtain M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree; employment as Teachers/Professors in academic institutions; employment in State & National organizations and Administrative services; continuing research as a career; self-employment opportunities as landscape gardeners, florists, horticulturists, progressive farmers, etc.

 

Chemistry Department

One of the largest and most vibrant departments in the college, the department of chemistry offers a degree of Bachelor f Science in Chemistry. With enthusiastic and dedicated staff the department provides an atmosphere for the all round development of the students.

The department has two well equipped laboratories enabling the students to get hands on experience in laboratory techniques. Apart from this the department is instrumental in extracurricular activities which include field trips to multinational industries and institutes of research, the chemistry quiz is an annual event of the department as well as the celebration of science day which gives the students the opportunity to be creative and showcase their talent. The department also organizes certificate courses in cosmetology and dance.

Completing a Bachelor in Chemistry gives the student a wide range of career opportunities from continuing their studies with M.Sc and PhD programs in Chemistry, to working as research assistants in national labs, in R and D sections of pharma companies, in quality control and quality assurance departments in industries, in teaching positions in schools and colleges.

Physics Department

At Carmel college the Department of Physics provides a strong foundation in Physics so as to prepare students for future educational and career challenges.

The experienced faculty members of the physics department are passionate about teaching and committed to equipping the students to meet the challenges.

It is our desire that the student should understand science in its true sense, through models, intense observation and meticulous experimentation. If this fascination and curiosity strikes the cord within you, consider opting for physics. We will help you to acquire the background knowledge and the skills you require to fulfil this desire. We strive to develop your skills and pursuit for higher standards.

The laboratory program being an integral part of physics course, our well-equipped laboratory with ample instruments and experienced faculty makes an ideal place to measure and explore science.

As a measure of good practice, Laboratory Facility is made available to students during their free time for practice and learning.

Dedicated and experienced faculty members have consistently provided good academic record resulting over 75 % of our student to go for higher studies.

For enrichment of the subject, the faculty organises national and state level programmes, study tours to relevant sites. Students get an exposure to Experimental Demonstrations of Physics Concepts by Nationally reputed Physicists, Night SKY Observations etc. Department  has co-ordinated with Goa University, IAPT(Indian Association of Physics Teachers), Inter-University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi to organize activities like Refresher Courses, Annual Conventions, Workshops and National Seminars

The college is a designated center for the conduct of National Graduate Physics Examination (NGPE). Students are encouraged to answer these exams.

 

Zoology Department

The Department of Zoology has earned for itself intra and inter institutional peer recognition for its teaching programs, research, consultancy and extension activities. The department also houses a Natural History Museum and the Biodiversity Research Cell (BRC), which collaborates with many regional and national research institutions with a mandate of training our students in field biology and also documenting the biodiversity of the state. Alumni of the department have been occupying academic and research positions in institutions across and outside the country. Centre for research in Zoology with facilities for doctoral research is established and affiliated to Goa University. Faculty members have funded research projects in specialized areas of Zoology. Department has procured an advanced Imaging Research Binocular Microscope of Japanese make  Meiji Techno with retinoid Screen for real time visualisation and recording.

Computer Laboratory

In the networked world of today computers are an inextricable aspect of all our lives. Whether at work or play, in the home or market place, we rely on computer technology for the smooth functioning of our lives.  

Computer science is a constantly evolving field that brings together varied disciplines that include mathematics, programming, engineering, the natural sciences, psychology, and linguistics. Knowledge of and comfort with working on computers is today an important life skill.

Established in the year 1994, the department teaches the application and allied uses of Computer Science ensuring that every Carmel student is ‘cyber savvy’!.  The networked laboratory has fully equipped systems with internet facility. Internet and Wi Fi facility is provided to the students to enhance their academic performance by enabling them to find the latest literature on any topic.

Department has well qualified Faculty headed  by Ms. Solley Thomas - Associate Professor.

The department offers various subjects with an objective to help them become industry ready while they complete their degree. Whatever may be their area of specialization, knowledge in the generic electives offered by the college in computer related subjects will be an added advantage to the students. Keeping this in mind, the following subjects under Generic Elective, for First year students of Arts, Science and Commerce streams are on offer. The syllabus for each of the subjects is designed keeping in mind the value it can add to their degree and to enhance their career prospects.

Regular line buses ply on N.H.17 which runs in front of the College. The bus stop is at the College gate.

Hostel

Accommodation for students who wish to stay in the hostel is available. For further particulars, please apply to the Superior, Carmel Convent, Nuvem, Goa 403604. Prospectus and application forms are available at the Carmel Convent, Nuvem.

Soft drinks, tea, coffee, snacks and meals are available in the College canteen which is situated on the Campus.

Co-operative Store

A registered Co-operative Stores managed by the Staff and Students is run on the College Campus. Goods at cost price is available for the benefit of the students. All the students are expected to be members of the Co-operative Society by purchasing a share at the value of Rs.11/-.

m. from Monday to Friday and from 8.30 to a.m. to 1.00 p.m. on Saturday. The library is automated and uses LIBSYS software . OPAC is available for the students to have access. Library provides open access to students and staff. Library provides resource sharing to other colleges as well.