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Read Student Reviews of Loyola College, Chennai Academics & Faculty

Sara M.Sc (Others), batch of 2018
02 Jan 2017 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • In Loyola, College classes start from 1.30 pm to 6.30 pm.
  • Assignments are given based on the teacher\'s choice. We have lab 4 days a week and most Saturdays would be working.
  • The working status of the college is published in the academic calendar.
  • The teachers are well qualified with a doctorate. They have pursued their research in India and abroad as well.
  • The method of teaching would be mostly ppt, OHP, or they use the board.
  • The college offers you a big library and variety of choices. We have a vast digital library as well. We have to take care on our attendance per sem.
  • The cutoff is 75%. College is very innovative and offers you upliftment in both academic\'s and co-curricular activities
Abhinav B.Com, batch of 2014
14 Jul 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • Five hours of college, every day with two shifts isn\'t hard for a student.
  • The quality of teaching is different in both the shifts.
  • Professor accessibility outside class is good as they have their own forums for the classrooms outside where they regularly respond to student queries.
Aaron Jude B.A. (Economics), batch of 2017
28 May 2015 Rating :
ACADEMICS & FACULTY:
  • While the academic schedule is rigorous, there is scope for one to excel at academics, provided the warranted work ethic exists.
  • Classes last for approximately five hours and while there is limited flexibility in the first year when it comes to the choices of courses available; this expands much more in the second and third years and one can choose a specialisation which matches with his aptitude and interest.
  • For major subjects, there are usually two projects per semester which usually well spaced out and have a completion duration of approximately two weeks.
  • While there exists a case of having a single professor who is a bit of a let down each semester, the rest are of a very high standard with one or two professors being just incredible and pretty inspirational!
  • The teaching methodology generally varies from teacher to teacher and across subjects but it is, on the whole, engaging and the use of real life examples is rife. Professors also try engaging the students in discussions, a la the Harvard Case Method.
  • Professors are generally accessible if one has doubts or would like to discuss an intricacy of the subject in greater detail. They are generally adept at providing reference material or recommending ; at the very least.

Read Student Reviews of Loyola College, Chennai International Exposure

Aaron Jude B.A. (Economics), batch of 2017
28 May 2015 Rating :
FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE:
  • There exists a BBA programme with the Catholic University of Lille in France and in their third year, students go to France to complete their complete education.
  • Those who are admitted into this programme spend under three lakhs in terms of total academic expenditure.
  • While the lingua franca is English; Tamil features heavily on campus and to a lesser extent, Hindi.
  • There are a wide variety of languages which are taught on campus which include Spanish, French, Russian and German and the Iberian language of Portuguese is also spoken by a few.
  • International students from far-flung countries also study at Loyola. These countries include Sudan and East Timor, among others.

Read Student Reviews of Loyola College, Chennai Fees and Scholarship

Sara M.Sc (Others), batch of 2018
02 Jan 2017 Rating :
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP:
  • Rs. 40,000 per semester is the course fee at Loyola College.
  • There is a scholarship for RC students and also lower caste as well. Based on your marks you can enrol for scholarships.
  • Fee concession is given to RC and lower caste as well.
  • You can take a loan if you want from any bank. The college has tied up with axis bank so maybe that might benefit you more.
Akansha B.A. (English), batch of 2015
05 Aug 2016 Rating :
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP:
  • Course fees is roughly for Rs 25000 per year for self financed colleges and is comparatively decent considering its in city and the big area.
  • Well I don\'t know much about the scholarship that run in the college.
  • But there are few I know have got scholarship.
  • Yes loans are required for this who are financially week.
Aaron Jude B.A. (Economics), batch of 2017
28 May 2015 Rating :
FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP:
  • The college fee is a very economical Rs. 12,600 per annum which is supplemented by exam fees bringing the total to approximately Rs. 14,200.
  • Scholarships are generally given on a need basis to economically weak students and two scholarships are given per class; to the highest scorers, on merit which entail a rebate of about 10% of the fees.
  • The non-merit scholarships generally entail the writing off of anywhere between 30 and 70% of the fees.
  • A heavily subsidised afternoon meal is also provided to these students; should they qualify for it.
  • Generally, bank loans for a small amount like this are not warranted.

Read Student Reviews of Loyola College, Chennai Placements & Internships

Akansha B.A. (English), batch of 2015
05 Aug 2016 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:
  • There is a lot of scope for internships through Loyola College. With top firms like Goldman Sachs hiring third years for an apprenticeship leading to a job as analysts it gives a lot of exposure to undergrad passouts.
  • Also, over the years, companies like Zomato, D.E Shaw, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, and many other top companies have been offering students with really good packages
Abhinav B.Com, batch of 2014
14 Jul 2015 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:
  • There is a lot of scope for internships through Loyola College.
  • With top firms like Goldman Sachs hiring third years for an apprenticeship leading to a job as analysts, it gives a lot of exposure to undergrad pass out.
  • Also, over the years, companies like Zomato, D.E Shaw, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, and many other top companies have been offering students with really good packages.

 

 

Aaron Jude B.A. (Economics), batch of 2017
28 May 2015 Rating :
PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK:
  • There exists a compulsory internship programme in the winter of the third year and it lasts a month. It is thoroughly audited. At the end of the second year, the selected students intern at institutions such as Goldman Sachs and Barclays with a view to attaining a Pre Placement Offer (PPO).
  • The World renowned companies such as D.E. Shaw, Deutsche Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra, McKinsey, Deloitte and others hire from campus; across fields ranging from consulting to FMCG to financial services.
  • Salaries range around Rs. 8.5 lakh and usually a 100% of the economics and commerce batches are placed.
  • It is harder to estimate the figure for the arts and science streams, with most students in the latter going into research.
  • Considering the college is nine decades old and is called the \'St. Stephens of the South\', the alumni network is large and includes notable figures such as P. Chidambaram and more infamously, the Maran brothers of Sun TV & SpiceJet infamy.
  • As for the efficacy of the network, it is entirely what an individual can make of it.

Read Student Reviews of Loyola College, Chennai College Infrastructure

Sara M.Sc (Others), batch of 2018
02 Jan 2017 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION:
  • Hostel facilities are provided in Loyola College campus. One hostel for four collaborations of the college. So each dept gets four seats for students.
  • Rs. 65,000 is the hostel fee per year.
  • Food in college is mostly cheap. They are almost 8canteens.
  • Wifi is provided but has to be registered with the dean\'s office. WiFi registering for mobiles can be online through college website. It can only be used for opening college website.
  • Classrooms, labs, Library are of top class.
  • Infrastructure and all is great. The college has a very good brand name and this will help you get anywhere.
Rajan B.Sc (Chemistry), batch of 2015
29 Oct 2015 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION:
  • The hostel is quite old and fees are nearly Rs 2500 per month depending upon the mess.
  • PGs are cheap for students.
  • We will get variety of south Indian food and its cheap only
  • Classrooms of the new building of commerce and Economics department is too good whereas other department\'s classroom are also fine.
  • PhD lab for Chemistry department is very good, Library is too big and can get good books of Standard Authors.
  • Dining Halls is well standard.
  • Hostel and college are fully wifi facilitated and the infrastructure of Loyola College is one of the best in India. 
Aaron Jude B.A. (Economics), batch of 2017
28 May 2015 Rating :
INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION:
  • The entire campus is wi-fi enabled, and the network is reasonable, considering the campus is over ninety acres.
  • Labs are quite well maintained and there is always new work ongoing to improve them and build new facilities.
  • Sporting infrastructure is functional and decent, without being very good.
  • The Central Library is rather large and contains among the largest book collections libraries in the state have.
  • There is a golf cart shuttle for disabled students with transport outside the campus being no trouble whatsoever with autos, share autos, and buses freely available from the gate and the local train station adjacent to the campus.

Read Student Reviews of Loyola College, Chennai Hostels & Food

Aaron Jude B.A. (Economics), batch of 2017
28 May 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • Food is very economical while there is a slight dearth of choice.
  • The bakery provides excellent fare at great prices. One may gorge on far too many chocolate filled doughnuts as a result.
  • I stay off campus for personal reasons.

 

 

Snigdha B.Tech, batch of 2017
04 Feb 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • Hostels are decent, just a notch above the mark which would classify it as bad.
  • The tiny rooms are shared by 3 people. Toilets, which at times are a major factor while deciding on the hostels, are bad.
  • Many of the doors don’t have knobs so you better be prepared to sing while you attend the nature\'s call.
Anantharamakrishnan B.Com, batch of 2010
01 Feb 2015 Rating :
HOSTELS & FOOD:
  • They provide the students with the hostel facilities and the rooms and its facilities could be rated above average.
  • Also, there are rooms around the college which could be rented by the students.
  • The hostel rules are not milder.
  • The quality of food has improved over years.

Read Student Reviews of Loyola College, Chennai Societies & Associations

Sara M.Sc (Others), batch of 2018
02 Jan 2017 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • There are multiple clubs at Loyola College but mostly for ug students. NSS, NCC, LILAC, LIAC and lot more.
  • Almost all festivals are celebrated but mostly Christmas, Pongal and some more.
  • Ovations are the most rocking competitions for cultural and literature.
  • Sports day, college day, hostel day all are well celebrated.
  • College life is just awesome in Loyola.
Rajan B.Sc (Chemistry), batch of 2015
29 Oct 2015 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • There are many clubs and societies like NSS, NCC, Rotaract, AICUF, Prolife etc
  • Sports day,Department Cultural,Ovation(India\'s largest Arts and Science college cultural)
  • Overall experience is good.
Aaron Jude B.A. (Economics), batch of 2017
28 May 2015 Rating :
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS:
  • In the first year, a student is mandated to complete 120 hours of club activities to pass the year.
  • There are about thirty clubs to choose from; across varied fields of interest.
  • The NCC, both the army and navy arms, are well reputed and have provided many an officer to the military since their inception in the years prior to independence.
  • A full-size football pitch exists with significant seating capacity, akin to the cricket pitch.
  • Supplementarily, four basketball courts are augment with two volleyball courts.
  • All these facilities are well used. There are plans on to build a swimming pool. The gym, however, does not meet expectations.

Read Student Reviews of Loyola College, Chennai Social Atmosphere

Abhinav B.Com, batch of 2014
14 Jul 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • Most courses in the college are not co-ed. Alcohol and dorm parties are strictly prohibited.
  • Despite that, there is a buzz and a good atmosphere in the college and the vibe around is really good.
  • Situated in the centre of the city in Nungambakkam, Loyola is one of the top colleges for Commerce in India.
Aaron Jude B.A. (Economics), batch of 2017
28 May 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • While Loyola is primarily a boy\'s college, it has a diverse student body. The sons of politicians study alongside those of illiterate farmers. From the perspective of nationality too, there are cases of Germans being classmates of Sudanese nationals as well.
  • Dorm parties are non-existent albeit students do party hard outside campus as there are many nightclubs and fine restaurants within a fifteen-minute radius of the campus.

 

Snigdha B.Tech, batch of 2017
04 Feb 2015 Rating :
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE:
  • One-third of the students are from outside the city and consequently hostel dwellers.
  • These students are from the South Indians states only. The rest are from the suburbs of Chennai.
  • Loyola does have a few North Indian students too, who initially find it difficult to adjust here but later they mingle well with the locals.
  • If you are from a liberal school of thought then you might find it difficult to adjust to the environment here.
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