"When people ask me the one thing we feel about our college, I'm happy to say: Responsible."
- Fr Dr Pothireddy Anthony SJ, Principal
Introduction to Loyola
| Our Jesuit roots and our philosophy
Loyola Academy (LA) a spacious ecofriendly campus with excellent infrastructure is managed and administered by the Catholic clergy, popularly called Jesuits of the Andhra Jesuit Province, belonging to the Society of Jesus (founded by St. Ignatius of Loyola), an International Catholic Religious Order. Loyola Academy was founded by Rev Fr T. Baliah SJ in 1976 in Alwal, Secunderabad, Telangana.
Initially an Intermediate course and an Associate Degree in Chemical Technology were offered. Subsequently other UG programmes (1978) and PG programmes (1993) were started.
Loyola Academy was granted Autonomous status in 1992 for Degree courses and PG courses in 2010. Appreciating the achievements and qualitative persuit of Higher Education needs, UGC awarded Loyola Academy “A College with Potential for Excellence” (CPE) in the year 2008.
In addition to this, National Assessement and Accreditation Council (NAAC) accredited the college in the year 2005 and reaccredited in the year 2011 with ‘A’ grade (3.50 out of 4.00 CGPA). National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked our College between 100-150 for both (2017-18 & 2018-19) successive years.
The Institution offers a unique, unrivalled array of Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses, imparting its students potential skills which are highly relevant in today’s market and aims at moulding young minds into extraordinary individuals, who love what they do, thereby enabling young men and women to master new concepts and emerge as confident professionals in their chosen domains.
The Loyola educational philosophy is characterized by 4 objectives:
We will offer the best facilities and teaching
We will monitor each student's growth
We will follow and infuse the highest values
We will aim for the best jobs for our students
It is in line with this philosophy, that we have built a huge resource-rich campus and a reputation for the highest standards.
At Loyola Degree & PG College, we believe that creating an environment of global standards and top-drawer resources inspires people to give their best. Over the years, we've built an acclaimed campus that is sure to bowl you over. A few highlights:
Affiliated to the prestigious Osmania University, LA Degree College was granted autonomous status in 1992 by University Grants Commission. The same autonomy was granted to the PG College in 2010 by Osmania University.
Appreciating the achievements and qualitative pursuit of higher educational needs, UGC has awarded a rare status known as "College with Potential for Excellence" to this College and has also extended CPE phase II projects.
In addition to this, the National Accreditation and Assessment Council reaccredited this college in 2011 and awarded an 'A' grade (3.50 out of 4 CGPA) for the second time, in recognition of its excellent contribution to the cause of higher education.