First Year classes commence at St. Thomas College, Bhilai with Blessing Ceremony.

St. Thomas College Ruabandha, Bhilai organized Induction Program and Blessing Ceremony for the newly admitted students of B.Sc, BBA, BCA, B.Com, BAJMC and B.A for the academic session 2023-24.The Ceremony commenced with lighting of the Lamp and rendering the College Prayer. The Manager Bishop of the College His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius Metropolitan of Calcutta Diocese was the Chief Guest. The Blessing Ceremony was presided over by the Manager Bishop. Addressing the Students His Grace spoke about the importance of education and emphasized the students to follow noble values of discipline in their everyday lives and contribute towards the nation building. His Grace emphasized the students to inculcate in them the ethos and culture of the institution .Principal of the College Dr. M.G. Roymon delivered the Welcome Speech and extended a warm welcome to all the students and the parents. He exhorted the students to lead a righteous life and to utilize all the facilities of the College for their holistic development. Administrator of the College Rev. Fr. Dr Joshi Varghese also graced the Ceremony with his valuable presence.
At the outset of Program, a Power Point Presentation briefing the various Departments and the respective Faculty Members along with the Clubs and the Forums was introduced to the students.
The Induction Program also highlighted on the Code of Conduct for the students , Examination Pattern, Book Bank Facility, Scholarship, Endowments , NCC ,NSS , Sports ,Cultural Activities and plethora of activities organized in the College . The proactive Anti- Narcotic Cell of the College imparted awareness against use of Narcotic substance. To conscientize Students and Staff, a pledge was administered by Principal of the College. The newly admitted students Shreeya Bhoi ( B.Sc – I Microbiology ) and Komal Sahu ( B.Com-I) shared views about their preference for selecting the reputed College. The Ceremony was followed by Mentor – Mentee interaction to guide and advice the students about the syllabus and other programs conducted in the department. The Manager Bishop of the College His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius, Administrator of the College Rev. Fr. Dr Joshi Varghese and Principal of the College Dr. M.G. Roymon launched the College Magazine- The Santhomian (2022-23) on the auspicious Day.
Dr. Shubha Diwan( Asst. Prof Dept. of Microbiology) and Mr. Mahendra Ikhar Asst. Prof Dept. of Management) conducted the Program smoothly . Dr. Sheeja Varkey (Asst. Prof. PG Dept. of Commerce) proposed Vote of Thanks.