Carmel College of Arts, Science and Commerce for Women is nestled at the foot of the hills in the village of Nuvem, Goa. It has the distinction of being the first and only College for women in the state of Goa.

The Ccollege is run by the sisters of the Apostolic Carmel congregation. The pioneers of this prestigious institution were Mother Theodosia A.C. the then Superior General of the Congregation, Sr. Amabel A.C., then superior of Fatima Convent, Margao and Monsignor Ronald Knox, the Internuncio.

Sr. Amabel felt the need to start a Women’s College in Goa and she shared her desire with her friend Dona Thelma da Costa Lourenco of Margao, who herself was working extensively in the field of education for several years in Bombay. Dona Thelma donated 35 acres of land at Nuvem for erecting a College for women as it had been her deep longing to see Goan girls pursue higher education.

The college had begun with the faculty of Arts and Science, but to-day it can boast of its expansion. The additions are the faculty of Commerce (1987); post-graduate course in Commerce (M.Com.) with specialization in Management and Accountancy (2007). The college also has to its credit a post-graduate course in Psychology (M.A.) (2007), with specialization in Counseling.

We are proud to announce our collaboration with National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) and Goa Chamber of Commerce & Industries (GCCI). The college also has a tacit understanding with Centre for Environmental Education (CEE). The college also has an ISO-9001-2008 certification.

Carmel College has a spacious and modern building with adequate facilities such as well-equipped laboratories and library, Wi-Fi internet, sports room cum Gym, museum, botanical garden for study, games and recreation along with Women’s Hostel and a large campus for expansion. The serene environment of Carmel College makes it an excellent place for study and reflection.

Our students are our pride. Their performance at the university is outstanding and they are well placed both nationally and globally.