Distinguished Alumni


Freedom Fighters:

1) Kripakaran (Leader of the Freedom Struggle in the College)
2) Deen Dayal Naidu (Active Participant in the Quit India Movement & later Mayor of Bangalore)
3) Narasimhan (Active Participant of the Quit India Movement)
4) B.Ratnakar Rai, IPS (Chief Security Officer of Nehru, Leader of Goa Liberation Struggle, Former Inspector General of Police of Karnataka)

Military:

1) General K.S. Thimmaiah
2) Admiral Satish Chandra Suresh Bangara
3) Lt. General Balram
4) T.B. Lawrence, Military Cross
5) Major Dr. Muriel Taxiera, First Woman Medical Specialist in Indian Army

Religious Leaders:

1) Bishop Ignatius Pinto, Former Archbishop of Bangalore
2) Bishop Anthonyswamy, Bishop of Chikmagalur
3) Sri Sri Ravishankar, Founder, Art and Living
4) Sri Veerendra Hegede, Dharmadikari of Dharmastala, Mangalore
4) Kiran Sebastian, Theologian, United Theological College
5) Dr. (Fr.) Devasahayam, S.J., Former Principal of the College
6) Dr. (Fr.) Joseph C. Nelapaty, S.J., Former Principal of the College.

Judiciary:

1) Hon'ble Mr. Chief Justice of India Handyala Lakshminarayanaswamy Dattu
2) Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ram Manohar Reddy of Karnataka High Court
3) Hon'ble Mr. Justice Ram Manohar Reddy of Karnataka High Court (Retd)
4) Sri Chandrshekar Reddy, Sr Civil Judge, Bangalore
5) Sri Devdas, Principal Government Advocate, High Court of Karnataka

Political Leaders:

1) Mrs. Tucker Grace - Deputy Minister of Education
2) Sri. Abdul Samad, Congress Leader
3) Sri. M.V. Ghorpade, Congress Leader and Minister
4) Sri. Allum Veerabhadrappa, Congress Leader, Minister
5) Sri. Kumara Bangarappa, Congress MLA and Former Minister
6) Dr. Jeevaraj Alva, Former MLA
7) Sri. Narayan Reddy, MLC
8) Sri Munivenkata Reddy, MLC
9) Sri. M.P. Prakash, Former Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka
10) Sri. Narayana Swamy, Former Member of Parliament
11) Sri. Ibrahim Sulaiman Seth, Six Time MP from Kerala
12) Sri. Shahi Agha, Pakistan Foreign Minister.

Administrative Services:

1) Sri M. Laxminarayana IAS - Commissioner of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike
2) Sri. Frank Noronha, Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau, Government of India..
3) Sri. J.S.Mukul. IFS – Ambassador to Muscat
4) Sri. Nagendra Kumar,IRS Commissioner, Customs & Central Excise
5) Sri. Pradeep Arya IRS, Additional Commissioner Income Tax
6) Sri. S.G. Raveendra, Director, Doordarshan, Bangalore
7) Sri. T.S. Krishnamurthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner
8) Sri Cecil Noronha IAS, Former Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka
9) Sri. Krishna Kumar, IAS Principal Secretary, Infrastructure Development in Karnataka
10) Prof. Lukose Vallathurai, IAS Secretary for Revenue, Govt. of Karnataka
11) Sri. Balraj, Former Chief Secretary of Govt. of Karnataka .
12) Sri. Adhip Choudhuri, Former Chief Secretary of Govt. of Karnataka .
13) Sri. M. Lokaraj, Former Deputy Sec. to Karnataka Govt. Energy Dept.
14) Sri. S. Prathap Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Commercial Taxes.
15) Sri. Raveendra, Former Chief Secretary to Govt. of Karnataka
16) Mr. Alan Nazareth, Former Diplomat ( I.F.S)

Police:

1) Pratheep Philip, IPS, Additional Director General of Police, Tamil Nadu.
2) Vishal Guni, IPS, Additional Superintendent of Police - Visakhapatnam
3) Abdul Ahad KSPS, Additional Superintendent of Police, Bangalore Rural
4) A.R. Nizamuddin, Former Director General of Police, Karnataka.
5) Brian Albuquerque, Former Director General of Police, Karnataka.
6) Maxwell Pereira, Former Joint Police Commissioner of Delhi.
7) Jagan Sheshadri, Former DG & IGP, Tamilnadu .
8) S.T. Ramesh, Former Additional Director General of Police, Karnataka
9) Nagaraj, Former ADGP, Karnataka

(There are more than a thousand officers in the various branches of the Arm forces and police from the college)

Science:

1) Sri. Raja Ramanna, Nuclear Scientist, Govt. Of India
2) Sri. Praneschar, Mathematical Olympiad Cell
3) Prof. Amulya Reddy, Energy Scientist
4) Prof. S. Narasinga Rao, Physicist
5) Prof. Jacob, Dept. of Metallurgy, Indian Institute of Science.
6) Prof. Kishore, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
7) Prof. Dwaraka Dasa, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
8) Prof. Vittal Rao, Indian Institute of Science
9) Prof. R.V. Krishnan, National Aerospace laboratory
10) Prof. Vishnu Kamath, Department of Chemistry Bangalore University
11) Dr. Nagavalli Kiran, Plant Biologist.
12) Prof. Cecil Saldanha, S.J., Botanist (taught in Joseph's)

(All these have won national or international awards)

Academics:

1) Dr. V.B. Cutinho, Vice-Chancellor of Gulburga University
2) Sri. Rajeev Gowda, Indian Institute of Management
3) Sri. Janaki Nair, Historian
4) Dr. Satish Telegar, Prof. of Philosophy
5) Dr. Mathew Kurian, UN Water Management Expert, Singapore
6) Dr. Jeevan Kumar, Dept. of Political Science, Bangalore University
7) Dr. Siddharth, School of International Relations, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi.
8) Dr. Vinod, Prof. of Political Science, Bangalore University.

Industrialists:

1) Sri. Sabeer Bhatia, Hotmail
2) G.K. Pillai, Chairman TATA International ( Former Union Home Secretary)
3) Sri. Ramaswamy, Former President of Indian site Chamber of Commerce, Karnataka
4) Sri. S. Babu, President of Indian Chamber of Commerce, Karnataka
5) Sri. Biju Kurien, Chief Operating Officer, Titan..
6) Sri. Rajaram, Former CEO, TATA Textiles
7) Sri. Sundaram V.J. Chairman, National Design & Research Forum
8) Sri. Harish Bijoor, Corporate Consultant.
9) Sri. Nagarajan, Proprietor of Jagdale Industries, Bangalore.
10) Sri. Feroze Abdulla, Managing Director, Feroze Estate
11) Sri. Anand Nayak, Manager of ITC, Kolkata
12) Sri. Previn Verma, CEO, CRY
13) Sri David Sagaya Raj, Executive Director of Simplex Renewable Resources Pvt.Ltd.
14) Sri. Prem Prasad, CEO, Networks, Bangalore
15) Sri. Ravishankar R. Synergy, London
16) Sri Naveen Mendonca, CEO of Velkan Industries .
17) Sri. Syed Kabir Ahmed, Proprietor, Lead Motors

Sports:

1) Roger Binny - Cricket
2) Albert Hunga Shaw - Hockey
3) Subbaiah - Hockey
4) Syed Kirmani - Cricket
5) Henry Rebello - Athletics, Olympian
6) Brijesh Patel - Cricket
7) Ramya Vishwanath - National Swimmer
8) Michael Padua - Chess
9) Ranveer Nanda - Equistrain
10) Lohith Kumar - Taekwondo
11) K. Krishnamurthy - International Hockey Empire

Journalism:

1) Sri. Peter Colaso, Noted Writer & Media Personality
2) Sri. Shantha Kumar, Managing Director, Deccan Herald
3) Sri. Hari, Former Managing Director of Deccan Herald
4) Sri. Mahesh Dattani, Playwright, Sahitya Academy Awardee.
5) Sri. Sunil Prabhu, Anchor, NDTV, New Delhi.
6) Sri. Bansy Kalappa, TV 9, Anchor
7) Ms. Mallika Prasad, Theatre and Film Personality
8) Sri. Darius Sunawala, Radiocity FM 91.
9) Sri. Bhanu Tej, Special Correspondent for Week in Bangalore
10) Sri. Mark Lynn, Anchor, Doordarshan
11) Sri. B.M. Chengappa, Asst. Editor Deccan Herald
12) Sri. Suresh Menon, Formerly of Indian Express
13) Sri. Narendra Pani, Former Editor of Economic Times, Bangalore.
14) Sri. Vikram Sura, Journalist of the UNO, New York.
15) Sri. Oomen John, Former Sub-editor, Deccan Herald
16) Sri. Thimmaiah, Economic Times, Bangalore.
17) Sri. Raza Hussein, Theatre
18) Sandeep Moudgal, Staff Reporter of Deccan Herald
19) Fr. Adolf Washington, Union Catholique Internationale de la presse

NGO's:

1) Clifton D'Rosario - Alternative Law Forum
2) Benson Issac - Green Peace
3) Leo Saldanha - Center For Environment
4) Ramesh Ramanathan - Director of Janagraha
5 )David Selvaraj - Director of Vistar

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