“Education is the most powerful weapon which one can use to change the world.”- Nelson Mandela
The Oxford College of Science, since its inception in 1994 has grown from strength to strength and today is recognized for its excellence in infra-structure and academics. We offer graduate and postgraduate programs and more than 3000 students are being groomed here to excel in their area of specialization. The Oxford College of Science is accredited by NAAC with ‘A’ grade, International Accreditation Organization (IAO), approved by AICTE and has been recognized by UGC under section 2(f) and 12(B). Relentless focus on quality of education over the years has resulted in the college achieving the No. 2 rank in Karnataka and No. 8 in India in the India Today-Nielson survey, 2017. This is also corroborated by the No. 5 in Karnataka and No. 32 in India ranking accorded by The Week-Hansa Research Survey. TheCollege is rated A+++ by Career 360 and is the recipient of Best Learning Environment Award, 2019 by EdTech Review.
The college is also growing in stature globally with students from countries as diverse as Cambodia, Nigeria, Kenya, Srilanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Malaysia coming to pursue further education at Oxford.
The faculty members are highly passionate about imparting the best quality of education stressing both on knowledge and values. This ensures that graduating students are not only intellectually sound but also become socially responsible citizens. This is also evidenced by the students securing university ranks consistently over the years.
The infrastructure offered by the college for all-round learning is amongst the best. Apart from the well-equipped laboratories, ICT enabled classrooms, library and state-of-the-art computer Centre.The College has career guidance, placement and counseling centre.The center guides students to suitable career and helps them cope with emotional problems. Our alumni today hold important positions in both public and private sector companies.
The college has given a strong impetus to research. Over the years the college has received several grants such as Centers of Innovative Science & Engineering Education (CISEE), Karnataka Fund for Improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure (K-FIST) from VGST, Department of IT, BT, S & T, Government of Karnataka. Several UG and PG Science students have received grants to pursue innovative science projects under Science Projects in College Education (SPiCE) scheme from VGST, GoK. Additionally, Biotechnology Finishing School (BTFS) which was established five years ago has now been recognized under Biotechnology Skill Enhancement Program (BiSEP) by KBITS, GoK. The program is accredited by Life Sciences Sector Skill Development Council (LSSSDC), New Delhi. A large number of students and faculty have presented papers at both National and International Conferences and many have published their work in research journals of repute. Recognizing the vibrant research culture, DST, GoI is supporting the college under its FIST program. Departments of Biotechnology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Computer Science and Application are recognized as Research centers by Bangalore University
The college strongly believes in holistic development of students and hence co-curricular activities are given due importance. The college has launched The Oxford Science Skill Enhancement Centre (TOSSEC) under which many skill enhancement programs are offered to students to hone their technical skills in order to make them employable. I welcome all prospective young minds to join this enthusiastic family of Oxfordites in your pursuit of self-actualization.
Dr. R. Kavyashree
The Oxford College of Science