The Campus Director

Rev. Dr Antony Prakash Monteiro M.Sc.(Physics), Ph.D.
Rev. Dr A. P. Monteiro born on August 9, 1976 in Shirva, Karnataka, India.
Date of Ordination as a Priest: April 25, 2006

  • June 2011–current : Campus Director, St Philomena College, Puttur.
  • June 2012–current : Chairman, Center for P.G. Studies and Research, St Philomena College, Puttur
  • July 2011–Aug 2011 : Parochial Administrator, Sacred Heart Church, Maril
  • June 2007–May 2008 : Parish Priest, Assumption of Our Lady Church, Mariashram, Talapady
  • June 2007–May 2011 : Resident, Research Studies, Bishop’s House, Mangalore
  • June 2006–May 2007 : Assistant Parish Priest, St Francis Xavier Church, Bejai


Major Achievements:
  • Fifth Rank in BSc from Mangalore University
  • First Rank and Gold Medal in MSc from Mangalore University
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Physics by the Mangalore University for the thesis “The Study of Meson Spectroscopy in the Framework of Constituent Quark Models’’
  • He has recived ‘VGST Award for Research Publications (ARP) 2017-18’ from Govt of Karnataka for his outstanding research publications in Theoretical Particle Physics field. He was awarded for his research articles in international journals with high Impact Factor.
  • He has received VGST Grant 2018-19 of Rs 20 lakh to establish “Center for theoretical Nuclear and Particle Physics” at St. Philomena College, Puttur from Govt of Karnataka.
  • His Thesis has been published as book by Lambert Publications, Germany
  • 18 research papers in reputed National and International journals
  • 64 research papers presented in National and International conferences
  • Authored of various books in Kannada, Konkani and English Languages
  • Dr A P Monteiro is popularly known as ‘Quiz Priest’ among the Christians of Mangaluru. Till now he has authored five Bible quiz books in three languages (Konkani, Kannada and English).
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