To further its pursuit of excellence in education, the College
has obtained academic autonomy which was granted to it by
the UGC in June 2014 and by the Goa University in August 2014.
Such autonomy gives academic freedom to the College in
providing education that is globally relevant and allows it to
design its own programmes, courses, methods of instruction as
well as the evaluation system.
autonomous mode, the College has migrated to a Choice Based
Credit System (CBCS) and a semester-pattern of study. In
conjunction with the highest possible level of academic input,
another key thrust is to help students develop necessary skills
for employment. To that end, internships in actual work places
will give students hands-on experience and prepare them for
entry into the world of employment. Among its various other
expected outcomes, autonomy will promote healthy practices such
as community service and extension activities for the benefit
of society. Chowgule College has been a pioneer in higher
education since Goa libration, yet it refuses to rest on its
Among its other initiatives, the
acquisition of academic autonomy will propel this institution
forward in its stride towards global leadership in imparting
higher education that is simultaneously excellent in standards
and relevant in application.