Mount St. Joseph is located on Bannerghatta Road, near Meenakshi Temple/Mall, Bangalore 560076.

Mount St. Joseph is a Jesuit house of formation of Karnataka Province, established in the year 1959. Its beautiful campus is a place of peace and quiet, filled with a variety of trees, orchards, flowers and lush greenery. It is located far away from the madding crowds and the noise of the city.

The vast campus of Mount St. Joseph holds the Jesuit Novitiate House, the Dhyanashrama retreat house, Prerana, anIgnatian Spirituality Centre that caters to both religious and lay people; Loyola Higher Primary School, Loyola High School & P.U. College, Loyola ITI (a Government approved technical institute); Loyola Driving Training School, and a Parish Church dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, in Kalena Agrahara.

Dhyanashrama is housed in the main building of Mount St. Joseph. It conducts Ignatian-directed retreats of six, eight and thirty days throughout the year. For more details, Please Contact: The Director, Dhyanashrama (Mount St. Joseph), Tel: Call us to reception: +91 6362162423 Ph: +91 8073873245 (Director) Email: Website:

Prerana is a venture of the Karnataka Jesuit Province, begun in the year 2007, to respond to the on-going Renewal & Formation needs of religious and laity, conducting courses in Ignatian Spirituality, Counselling, Spiritual Direction, Discernment of Spirits, etc. For more details on courses, Please Contact: The Director, Prerana (Mount St. Joseph), Tel: 080-26485778/25979499, Cell: 09972137656. Email:, Website:

Loyola ITI is a Government Approved technical institute. It started in June 1993. There are currently 128 students and 15 staff members. Formal courses available are: Electronic Mechanic, Fitter, and Motor Vehicle Mechanic. There are non-formal courses for school drop outs or those who do not meet eligibility requirements for admission to formal courses, in Auto Electrician, Computer Application, Computer Hardware, Plumbing, Electrical Wiring, Welding, Fitter, Automobile Mechanic, Radio, TV, Mobile Phone repair/servicing.

Loyola Schools provide quality education from Kindergarten to P.U.C. There are over 1530 students on the campus. The medium of instruction is Kannada; however, recently they have started English medium classes from 6th Standard onwards. They are now planning to have a full-fledged degree college. For more information on schools, Please Contact: Principal, Loyola High School & P.U. College.

The Parish Church is dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The Karnataka Jesuit Province is consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The Mount St. Joseph community is actively involved in the parish activities and Parish apostolate.

Mount St. Joseph is a mother house of hundreds of Jesuits who are serving Christ in various fields in several parts of the world.

Contact Person:
Rector, Mount St. Joseph,
IIMB Post, Bannerghatta Road,
Bangalore - 560076.