About Don Bosco College Sulthan Bathery
The Don Bosco College is a college for Arts and Science stream and is affiliated to Calicut University. The college was established in the year 1998. The college is successfully managed by the Salesians of Don Bosco, which is a religious order of the Catholic Church. Salesians of Don Bosco currently manages about 2500 educational institutions worldwide.
The college campus is ideally located on 2 acres of land donated by the Diocese of Kottayam. Hence catholic students from the Diocese of Kottayam are given preference during admission. The cool environment and scenic natural beauty of Sulthan Bathery is a very ideal setting for learning. With help from dedicated faculty and necessary facilities, students of the college have achieved great heights in academics.
Facilities The Don Bosco College offers all the required facilities including a big library with an excellent collection of books. The college has a central library along with separate departmental libraries. The main library is spacious, occupying around 15000 square feet of area and is having 2 floors designated for the purpose. The basement of the library is basically for students pursuing undergraduate courses. It has a technical section, reference section, reading area, and photocopying facility. The ground floor is mainly for the postgraduate students and has a collection of journals and magazines as well. Newspaper reading section, internet browsing corner, librarian's cabin and research section are also available on the ground floor only. Lastly, the library has an OPAC based catalogue, Inflibnet and digital library lending service.
There is an advanced Audio-Visual hall that can accommodate around 200 people at one time. It is equipped with a computer, projector and sound system. It is used for conferences, workshops, and meetings.
A health club is available for the students to maintain their physical fitness along with academic activities. This club is equipped with a number of workout equipment and a trainer is also available to guide the students as per requirement.
Recently the college started with a canteen facility offering hygienic food including snacks, breakfast, and meals at a reasonable cost. It is spacious with sitting arrangements for around 100 students and a separate serving counter.
Apart from this, the college has a parking lot, hostels for accommodation and a Chapel to fulfill the spiritual requirements of the students.
Activities Along with academic-related activities, the students also participate in curricular activities. There is a functional NSS set up in the college since 2010 and students can participate voluntarily.
There are clubs to support the hobbies of the students and they need to join any two clubs as per their interest from the list of many activity-based clubs like a Dance club, Sports club, Fitness club, Nature club, Reading club, and Entrepreneurial Club. All the clubs have a head and students participate in the same after their regular classes or on holidays.
For sports-related activities, the college has all the facilities for sports like Volleyball, cricket, and badminton. The college teams participate in various tournaments at the district and university level.
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