St. John's College,-

St. John's College,

St. John's College, Etmadpur, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India- 282001


St. John?s College has a well-equipped faculty for imparting complete academic qualifications bound...

Courses Offered

Master of Commerce , Bachelor of Commerce , Master of Science , Master of Arts ,

About College

St. John?s College has a well-equipped faculty for imparting complete academic qualifications bound by selective research facilities, and along with modified technology and syllabus, it offers certain UG & PG programs under determined faculty of Arts, Commerce, Science & Education. It stands as a co-educational entity with equivalent advantages for women, and saw its establishment in 1850. It came under the wings of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar University, and is very well reputed.

Hostel Details

The college has seperate hostels for boys and girls, located in the campus of the institute itself.

Top Faculty

Top faculty of the institute comprise of:

J.K. Sharma
M.Sc. (Agra), Ph.D. (I.I.T. Kanpur)

K.K. Sarkar
M.Sc. (Allahabad), Ph.D. (Agra), MNASC, MIAPT

Hemant Kulshrestha
M.Sc., Ph.D. (Delhi), F.I.C.C., F.I.C.S., F.I.A.C.T.

H.B. Singh
M.Sc. (Agra) Ph.D. (Raj.), F.I.C.C.

D.S. Sharma
M.Sc., Ph.D. (Agra), P.G.D.C.A.

Sharon Moses
M.Sc. (Rohilkhand), Ph.D. (Agra), NET

Vir Udbodhan Vishnoi
M.A., Ph.D. (Agra), M.B.A., A.I.M.A.D.M.,  M.B.F.S., (ICFAI)

Somesh Srivastava
M.A., Ph.D. (Agra), M.B.A. (Univ. of Victoria,Canada)

Dr. Alok Kumar
M.A., LL.B.,Ph.D. (Agra)

Oswald Simon
M.A. (Allahabad), Ph.D. (Agra)

Shailendra Pratap Singh
M.A. (Kanpur), Ph.D. (Agra)

K.K. Sahai
M.A., Ph.D. (Agra)

Miss R.R. Moitra
M.A., Ph.D. (Agra)

Chandra Mohan Jain
M.Com., Ph.D. (Agra)

P.A. Joy
Ph.D. (Jamia Millia Islamia, Delhi), NET

Institute Description

St. John's College, Agra was established in the year 1850 by the Church Missionary Society of England with the assistance of C. M. S. Association which came into being in 1840. Earliar, the college formulated its own curriculum and conducted its own examination and later got affiliated to Calcutta University in 1860 and from 1891 to Allahabad University. It was only in 1927 with the formation of the Agra University, the then Principal of the College Dr. A. W. Davies the College became affiliated to the Agra University.

The college has one of the most beautiful buildings in whole of North India which is built in red sandstone.

Distinguished Alumni

Listed below are the eminent alumni of the institute:

  • Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma, Former President of India
  • Mr. S M H Barney, Former Governor , Haryana
  • Mr. Khursheed Alam Khan, Former Governor of Karnataka
  • Mr. M.S Chatwal, joined IFS and held several diplomat appointments abroad with a stint as Ambassador
  • Mr. S K Singh , Topped in IFS and held the record of highest marks ever secured. Later, Former Foreign Secy., Ambassador in Pakistan and Governor of Rajasthan  
  • Babu Gulab Rao, Noted Hindi Writer
  • Mr. Meera Shankar, IFS , Former Indian Ambassador to the United States
  • Air Vice Marshall A.K. Singh (Retd)
  • Mr. Gyanendra Nath Gupta, Joined IAS and retired as Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes, India
  • Justice S D Agarwala, Former Chief Justice, High Court of Punjab and Haryana
  • Dr Janki Ballabh, Former Chairman SBI , Former Vigilance Commission , Central Vigilance Commission , New Delhi
  • Mr. M C Gupta, IAS (retd.) Former Chief Secretary , Haryana
  • Mohd. Islamullah Khan, Former VC , Agra University
  • Dr.Agam Prasad Mathur-Former VC,Agra University and Guru of Radha sawmi sect
  • Shri Aridaman Singh, Minister of Road Transport U.P. Govt

Prizes and Awards

The college awards numerous for excellence in academic and extracurricular activities to its students. Besides, the institute awards the following prizes for special achievement:

  • Haythornthwaite Prize - awarded for general proficiency in games without neglecting studies
  • Principal s Special Prize - awarded for academic and extra-Curricular achievement
  • Dr. P.I. Ittyerah Gold Medal - awarded to the best N.S.S. volunteer
  • Prof. E Ford Hart Memorial Cash Award - this award is decided by the Principal
  • Sri S.N. Awasthi Prize - For the best N.C.C. Cadet (Army Wing)
  • Achint Mathur Debating Prize - awarded to the best debater based on Inter-Faculty Debate Com
  • Aiache Scholarship - this award is decided by the Principal
  1. For a Post - Graduate student
  2. For an Under - Graduate student


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