About Hindustan College of Arts and Science, [HCAS] Chennai
Hindusthan Educational and Charitable Trust was founded in the year 1992 by the eminent Industrialist and Philanthropist, Shri T.S.R Khannaiyann. The Trust is being managed by the Secretary, Smt. Sarasuwathi Khannaiyann, Joint Secretary Smt. Priya Satish Prabu and Trustee Shri.K.Sakthivel Raja. Since its inception the Trust has involved itself in benevolent activities for inculcating quality education by promoting various types of Educational Institutions.
Hindusthan College of Arts & Science pursues a philosophy of perpetual acquisition of knowledge. Apart from academic curriculum, equally important is the policy to provide value based education and to bring out the hidden potential in students that equip them to approach life with optimism. The main motive of the Hindusthan Trust is to serve the needy. The Trust adopts poor children and offers free education. It also offers assistance and guidance pertaining to higher studies. The Trust also helps them to earn a living. The Trust motivates the rankholders and toppers by providing financial assistance.
The College was awarded ISO 9001: 2008 certification in the academic year 2010-2011. It has well equipped laboratories for Electronics and Communication Science, Computer Science, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Entomology, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Multimedia, Web Designing, Audiography, Television Production & Editing, Drawing & Graphic Design and Photography
It is approved by the Government of Tamilnadu G.O. Ms. No. 592, dated 24/07/1995, and it is affiliated to the University of Madras to conduct job oriented degree courses.
It was with the definite aim of establishing a Centre of Excellence in Applied Sciences and Arts, that HETC Educational Society started Hindustan College of Arts & Science in 1995. Hindustan College of Arts & Science offers seventeen Under Graduate and six Post Graduate courses and one M.Phil Programme.