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Annual Sports Meet @ St. Anthony’s PU College, Kengeri, Bangalore.
“Play for the pure love of the game” was the spirit of the champions who put together their hearts and minds to play every bit of their time on annual athletic meet. St. Anthony’s PU College witnessed a tremendous energy and enthusiasm under the leadership of the Principal Rev. Fr. Roshan Rosario and Physical Education Director Prof. Srinidhi. Salutations to the Chief Guest, Prof. Girish K. Shetty, the Principal of Radhakrishna School who motivated the students on the importance of sports in the lives of the students, “sports makes complete human person” he said. Sports is a theatre where every opportunity is transformed and transcended by the champions running with hope and winning with dreams. The perfect synchronisation of the march-past, lighting of the torch, oath taking ceremony and induction of the team leaders elevated the true spirit of sportsmanship. The champions kept on playing till they showcased their potential talents with the best of results! May the flame of the champions glow forever!
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Seminar on “Stock Market Trade & Investment” @ Darshan College, Kengeri, Bangalore
The Anthonians having a global vision wish to excel as global leaders. In view of enhancing knowledge and intellectual ability the Management organized a seminar on Stock Market Trading & Investment. The resource persons Mr. Thomas Rodrigues and Mr. Sri Kumar shared their expertise in the field. To begin with they said: “Satisfaction in life is more important than success because success is measured by others and satisfaction is measured by our own mind and heart.” Dwelling deep with the subject they spoke on “Share Certificates, Demat Account, Debt-Equity Mix in the capital structure, Initial Public offers, Stock Exchange and its functions, Market Order, Limit Order, Stock Market-trading and Operators, Procedures involved in buying and selling of Shares, Role of SEBI in monitoring the stock exchange etc.” The vice-Principal expressed his gratitude for the highly informative and effective Seminar! May the generation invest and trade for it’s life satisfaction!
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Mehandi & Rangoli Competition @ Darshan College, Kengeri, Bangalore
The “Festival of Colour” competition paved way for another opportunity to showcase the talents and to ignite the creative and innovative minds. Thirty two teams bubbled with the competitive spirit took part in Rangoli and Sixteen teams battled in Mehandi competition. Colours and designs combined with the spice of imagination puzzled the minds of the Judges and finally the just verdict pronounced by them claimed all glories of Excellent, Magnificent and Formidable! The Honourable Jury comprised of Prof. Suchitra, Prof. Laadiya, Mrs. Roopa and Mrs. Shanthala explained how design, decor, clarity, colour, fineness & formation plays a role in making visible the creative, imaginative and innovative mind. In a way it is also a reflection of life which adorns hands and colours through the team spirit. The Principals Rev. Fr. George Monis, Rev. Fr. Roshan Rosario, Rev. Fr. Nitin D’Souza appreciated the collaborative hands, minds and hearts!
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Kannada Rajyotsava @ St. Anthony’s PU College, Kengeri, Bangalore
With the true spirit of “Kannada nadu, nudi, jala, nela” St. Anthony’s P.U. College celebrated the 61st Kannada Rajyotsava with great pomp and grandeur. The Chief Guest Dr. Raju Gundapura, Professor at Ramanagara First Grade College, lighted the lamp and addressed the gathering highlighting the history and relevance of Kannada Rajyotsava. While hailing the beauty and splendour of the Kannadigas and of Karnataka, he insisted that every citizen must be an educated civilian and a well-behaved human person. He insisted on value-based education so that we can contribute to the nation and make a difference for the generations to come. Kannada patriotism was displayed by the students through a variety of medley cultural programmes. Musical melodies, dances, songs and beats swayed the audience to another world of “Janapada Jagathu”. Tiny tots from the neighbourhood “Kala Academy” joined the College Students to express their maiden love towards kannada culture and heritage. Jai Karnataka Mathe!
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“Flowers, Fruits & Vegetables” in Competition @ St. Anthony’s PU College, Kengeri, Bangalore.
Flowers and fruits are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out values all the utilities of the world. For every flower is a soul, blossoming in nature. Keeping this in our spirits St. Anthony’s PU College arranged flower arrangement and vegetable carving competition to enhance the creativity of the students. The spirit and enthusiasm excelled in know-how, in design, in arrangement and in presentation. The incredible and interesting captions added a beautiful blend to the imagination and innovation. The fruit and vegetable carvings made the competition more delightful and artistic. The beauty of roses, aroma of lilies and the eye-catching arrangements blended to its perfection depicting what the nature holds for us every day. The genius minds and affectionate hearts held the judges in awe and wonder for they had a tough time to declare the most beautiful artistic hands. It is true that the happiness held in the seed, shared in the flower, whispers the beauty to the world even if it fades and falls one day...that’s the bouquet of joy and happiness forever!

Blood Donation Camp @ Darshan College, Kengeri, Bangalore
Darshan College in collaboration with Red Cross-India conducted Blood Donation Camp. The beginning marked a very inspiring motivational talk by Dr. Kumar in which he highlighted the benefits of donating blood and how important it is to save someone’s life. As it is known that only human donors can donate and no science or technology can re-produce human blood so the Darshanites were still enthusiastic to contribute something beautiful for humanity. The Indian Red Cross team appreciated the discipline, conviction and commitment of the students to do something more than the usual and routine. The Principal Rev. Fr. George Monis, the Vice-Principal Rev. Fr. Nitin D’Souza led by example donated the blood and a flow of students continued to participate in this gesture of saving human lives. The NSS Co-ordinators along with Event-co-ordinator looked after the logistics and the Representative of Indian Red Cross, Dr. Kumar handed over the Certificate of Appreciation to the College and to the Students! Brave are those who save other’s lives!

Singing Competition @ Darshan College, Kengeri, Bangalore
“Life is a song of praise to God. Music is the strongest form of Magic. Live in such a way that others hear your worship. Sometimes the song does not make us emotional. It’s the people and things that come to our mind when we hear it.” With this resonance Darshanites got into the competition mood. The Vice-Principal Rev. Fr. Nitin D’Souza introduced and thanked he honourable jury Mr. Alexander Pais and Mr. Anthony Bhaskar, who in turn appreciated the potentialities and the talents of the young generation. If young hearts make up their minds they can move the mountains, said the Jury. Twenty solo singers and seven musical bands rocked the stage and sent the vibes of melodious music all around. Co-ordination and co-operation charmed the competition with a magical symphony!

Parent-Teacher Meet @ Darshan College, Kengeri, Bangalore
“Matha, Pitha, Guru, Daiva” meaing Mother, Father, Teacher and God denote the order of Reverence, for they contribute in building and developing the person and personality of every human. Parent-Teacher-Student “rendez-vous” at Darshan College focused on how to build efficient, effective and sustainable relationship with one another and ultimately become agents of growth, progress and success. The Director, Rev. Fr. Alwyn addressed the new family on mentoring and monitoring the wards so that the younger generation is prepared to face the new challenges of life and truly become the able leaders of the nation and of the globe. The Principal, Rev. Fr. George Monis, highlighted on the efforts of the Management to dedicate this year for skill development and employability. He spoke on the different short-term courses such as Tally, CPT, Microsoft Certifications. It was sheer joy to the whole College as six of the final year B.Com and BBM students excelled in the Topper’s list of the Bangalore University. The BBM Toppers: Ms. Tejashwini, Ms. Rebek and Mr. Mohammed Irfan, the B.Com Toppers: Ms. Roja, Ms. Nalini and Ms. Saraswathi were felicitated for their achievement and for bringing laurels to our Institution. May your dreams and aspirations come true!

“La Cuisine” Cookery Competition @ Darshan College & St. Anthony’s PU College, Kengeri.
“Born to Excel as Global Leaders” true to this motto of the Institution the Management always keeps in mind the all-round development of the students. “La Cuisine” cooking competition paved way for another opportunity to showcase their talents and to ignite the creative and innovative minds. Thirty one teams bubbled with the competitive spirit placed before the Judges liquid & solid dishes for a verdict of superlatives such as excellent, magnificent and the best. The Honourable Jury comprised of Mrs. Veena Serrao (Technology and Business Consultant @ IBM), Mrs. Jaisheela S (Lecturer @ SJB College) Rev. Sr. Immaculate D’Souza (Retired Principal). The judges appreciated the ambience of imaginative, inventive and genius minds of the young generation and inspired them with motivational talk on the importance of the know-how of cooking. The Principals Rev. Fr. George Monis, Rev. Fr. Roshan Rosario, Rev. Fr. Nitin D’Souza along with the staff members hailed the team spirit of the students to win the combative and ambitious “Chef-competition”!

Education Conference on Leadership & Management @ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Four Capuchin Friars Fr. Godwin, Fr. Anil, Fr. Jaison & Fr. Alwyn had the privilege to participate in the Education Conference on Leadership & Management @ Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, organised & sponsored by XSEED Foundation. Sixty Priests, Religious and Sisters from Karnataka, Maharastra, Kerala and Tamil Nadu represented the ICSE & CBSE Schools. XSEED Foundation has five step pedagogy: Aim, Action, Analysis, Application, Assessment, which finally leads XSEED to succeed by transforming and building life skills. Applied to the leaders who educate and empower the future generation this process would bring in a change with a difference. To this 'work-culture' the delegates were called upon to exercise their leadership and develop their skills!

Teacher’s Day Celebration @ St. Anthony’s PU College & Darshan College.
“I am a Teacher, I am not a soldier, but I go for war everyday and hold in my hands the most powerful weapon in the world. My army consists of naïve and untainted minds, to whom I offer my battle scars - the gift of knowledge and wisdom, my mentors have taught me before. I train my army not with guns and bombs, but with books which are just as explosive. I am not a doctor, but I treat their wounds, not with bandages and antiseptic, but with words which are just as therapeutic. I have won many battles in my life; I have healed many maimed people. I am a Teacher, and I am proud to be one...” With these feelings the faculty members and the Students of St. Anthony’s PU College & Darshan College celebrated the Teacher’s Day. The appreciation filled the celebration for it is the teachers who shape future life and destiny. “Such appreciation should not limit only to a day but must continue for days, months and years together” said Fr. Alwyn Dias, the Director. May the teachers as mentors be the wind beneath the student's wings!

NSS Unit of Darshan College camps for Clean & Green India at Nagadevanahalli, Kengeri, Bangalore.
Darshan College organised one day NSS Camp for BCA & BBA Students at Nagadevanahalli, Kengeri, Bangalore. “Education is not the amount of information that is put into your brain and undigested all your life. We must have man-making, character-making, life building assimilation of ideas. If you have assimilated 5 ideas and made them your life and character, you have more education than any person who has got by heart a whole library.” Swami Vivekananda. Inspired by these words NSS Students went round the streets and boulevards to create awareness on various aspects like: Spread of Dengue and Preventive Measures, Water borne diseases, Health and hygiene, Maintaining ecological balance, Reducing the usage of Plastic. Under the leadership of Principals Rev. Fr. George and Rev. Fr. Nitin, and of NSS Programme Officers, Prof. Dr. Manjula and Prof. Divyashree, the NSS students got into action with masks, hand gloves, ploughs, brooms and other equipments. The BBMP Corporator and the media personnel hailed the initiatives of Darshan College and of NSS Students and wished that every citizen learns, assimilates, contributes and acts for the Mother Earth! Hail Swatcha Bharat Abhiyan!

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Darshan College established in the year 2002 and situated along the Mysore Road in Kengeri, promotes higher learning in humanities and strives to create a society where people have actualized most of their human and epistemic potentialities. Darshan College offers Doctoral programmes in philosophy and theology, Bachelor degree in Business Administration and Commerce and other short term courses in areas like human resource development, spirituality and educational counselling, Communication skills. The Mission of Darshan College is succinctly expressed in the motto: jnanenaiva vimukthi: “Indeed Liberation is through enlightenment”.

Message from the Director
Welcome to our college website. I hope you will find it informative and helpful in your search for higher learning. I am delighted that you are eagerly considering studying with us and have taken the initiative to look at what our College can offer you. At the very outset I would say, that as spiritual animators in the society, we Capuchin Fathers care for your well-being. Hence, whatever that makes for the goodness, love and joy of a person, to that we dedicate our lives.Hence, whatever that makes for the goodness, love and joy of a person, to that we dedicate our lives.


Fr. Joseph Dolphy Pais

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President C E B

Fr. Alwyn John

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Fr. Roshan Rosario

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Principal (P. U. C.)

Fr. George Monis

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Degree College

Prof. Rev. Fr. Nitin D’Souza,

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