History of the College

The Congregation: The Apostolic Carmel

The congregation of the Apostolic Carmel was founded in 1868 by Mother Veronica of the passion in Bayonne, France, and established at Mangalore, India, in 1870. Following the path of the Carmelite Tradition of St. Teresa of Avila and of Mother Veronica the Sisters try to combine in their lives contemplation with apostolic activity according to the needs of the time. The focus of their apostolic service is 'Christ in His brethren-the church andthe world’.

The Congregation tries to fulfill the puroose of its existence through the education of youth in the various schools, colleges, technical training centres, hostels, children's homes, creches and schools for the differently abled, established throughout India, Sri Lanka, Kuwait, Bahrain and Pakistan and Africa. It aims at developing the students entrusted to its care into committed people who should be the leaven in their milieu, putting love and meaning into human life and endeavour.

 

The School: A Historical Note

On 10" January 1958, Carmel School was started, then, known as Mount Carmel School. It began as a primary school, consisting of Kindergarten & Class | with English as its medium of instruction.

Carmel School is administered by the Carmel Sadan Society of U.P. in the Roman Catholic Church. The school is under the religious jurisdiction of the Catholic Bishop of Lucknow.

The school aims at the education of the Catholic community around, and extends its service to members of other communities to the extent possible. The school stands for academic excellence, develooment of skills, and character formation based on the love of God and the service of man as modeled in Jesus Christ, with a view of training citizens for all round development and sincere commitment to God and country.

We want our students to be intellectually well-in-formed morally upright, socially concerned, emotionally balanced and spiritually oriented women who will act as agents of social change in their motherland and in the world of today.