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Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai

7.2 / 10

Based on 17 Student Reviews

About Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai


The Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai is a liberal art and sciences college that has consistently been ranked among the top ten colleges and is considered to be one of the most prestigious colleges in India. The college has entered into the 178th year of glorious service to the Nation. The Institution was established in the year 1837 as a school but transformed into a college in the year 1877. It is an Autonomous institute affiliated to the University of Madras. Madras Christian College admissions are available for undergraduate, post-graduate as well as PhD degrees. The college is very rich in terms of the college life. The college is surrounded by forests and natural landscapes.

MCC has 11 institutes under it promoting even Secondary and Higher Secondary level education as well. It is one of the finest institutions in the country and many notable alumni are part of it. This college also offers degree programmes of contemporary relevance and employability are offered in the Self - Financed Stream other than the normal aided stream. The College now has thirty-two departments under both the Aided and Self - Financed Streams.

The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) was introduced in 2003 – 2004 enabling the College to provide more choice for the students, especially interdisciplinary options and rationalized the workload of each paper in tune with the credits awarded. The Halls of residence for men - Selaiyur, St. Thomas’s and Heber and the Martin, Margaret and Barnes for women, contribute to the rich diversity and Contemporary lifestyle around the campus. The sprawling sports fields, as well as the cultural ambience of the college, is a great deal towards students’ personality and their all-round development. 

The 150th year was commemorated in 1987, with the Prime Minister Shri Rajiv Gandhi participating in the main function and declaring open the Miller Memorial Library.  Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the then President of India was present at the 170th year celebrations in 2007 and inaugurated the Centre for International Social Work. 

The college emblem is a graphic representation of the philosophy of the college. In the year 2013, NAAC Recredited the college with A Grade (Highest Grade). In 2016 the award of ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ was given to the college. MCC has established the ‘MCC Boyd Business School’ in 2016, to offer world-class business education. Spiritual vitality, Academic excellence, and social relevance have always been the guiding principles of the Institution down the decades. The college celebrates its all milestones every year to energize the stakeholders included with it.   

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Madras Christian College Departments:

Madras Christian College has 32 departments in Aided and Self Financed Stream of study. The students have multiple options for their course of study and specialisation. The departments at MCC Chennai are Mentioned below:

  • English
  • Tamil
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Public Administration
  • Economics
  • Philosophy
  • Commerce
  • Social Work
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Journalism
  • Social Work
  • Business Administration
  • Communication
  • Geography, tourism and Travel Management
  • Microbiology
  • Computer Science
  • Visual Communication
  • Physical Education

Madras Christian College Highlights:

Year of Establishment

1837

Chairman

Mr K.M. Mammen

Institution Type

Private

Affiliation

University of Madras

Institution Status

Autonomous

Accredition

Grade 'A' by NAAC; UGC

Address

Madras Cristian College, Tambaram, Chennai -600 059, Tamil Nadu, India

Courses

Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD Programs.

Madras Christian College Courses

Madras Christian College Alumni

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indra Nooyi, Gemini Ganesan, T. N. Seshan, Prakash Karat, Nassar 

Contact 

 044-22390675 / 22396772;  principal@mcc.edu.in

Madras Christian College Courses:

Discipline Courses Specialisation
Arts  BA
History
 
Political Science
 
Economics
 
Philosophy
 
Tamil Literature
 
English Literature
 
Journalism
 
English Language and literature
 
Tamil
 
Telugu
 
Malayalam
 
Kannada
 
Hindi
 
Sanskrit
 
French
 
German
 
MA
History
 
Poltical Science
 
Public Administration
 
Economics
 
Philosophy
 
English
 
Tamil
 
Communication
 
Science  B.Sc
Mathematics 
 
Statistics
 
Physics
 
Chemistry
 
Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology
 
Zoology
 
Geography, Tourism & Travel Management
 
Mathematics
 
Microbiology
 
Physical Education (Health Education & Sports)
 
Physics
 
Visual Communication
 
M.Sc
Mathematics 
 
Statistics 
 
Physics
 
Chemistry 
 
Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology
 
Zoology
 
Applied Microbiology
 
Chemistry
 
Commerce  B.Com
Commerce
 
Accounts and Finance Advertising
 
Sales Promotion & Sales Management
 
M.Com
Computer Oriented Business Application
Management BBA
Business Administration
Vocational Programmes    B.A. History (Voc.)
Archaeology & Museology
B.Sc. Zoology (Voc.)
Industrial Fish & Fisheries
B.Com. (Voc.)
Advertising, Sales Promotion & Sales Management
B.Voc.
Retail Management & Information Technology
Computer Applications B.C.A.  

Madras Christian College Chennai Collaborations:

MCC madras have immensely strengthened the International Programs profile in the recent years.They have reach around the globe and the alumni and students of MCC currently study in the reputed colleges around the globe. We have already signed 15 MOUs with various educational institutions around the world. Some collaborations signed with Madras Christian College are:

  • Davidson College
  • Elmhurst College 
  • Furman University
  • Silliman University
  • International Social Work 

Madras Christian College Notable Alumni:

MCC Chennai alumni association was formed in 1891 and is one of the oldest of its kind in India. The main objective is fostering of cultural and social interests of the alumni through meetings and publications. MCC Alumni association has 22 chapters in India and 11 chapters in other parts of the world. The notable alumni graduated from MCC Chennai are: 

  • Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
  • Indra Nooyi
  • Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar
  • S. Theodore Baskaran
  • Raja Ramanna
  • Benny Dayal
  • K. M. Mammen Mappillai
  • C. S. Lakshmi
  • Chandrika Tandon

Madras Christian College Placements :

Madras Christian College Placements are excellent and students get placed in reputed companies. The college has a dedicated placement cell where students are given training for the interviews. The MCC College title benifits its students during the placements, Companies see it with a high degree of reputation. 

  • The college has a excellent placement record in the past years.
  • The placement cell gives training to the students to excel in the interviews.
  • The placements also mentor the student for the further studies.
  • Every year more than 30 companies come for the placements in different domains.
  • Some companies which visit Madras Christian College for placements are Amazon, Larsen and Toubro, TCS, Infosys, Ernst & Young, Deloitte and many more.

Madras Christian College Infrastructure Facilities:

Madras Christian College Infrastructure facilities are modern and very well maintained. As it is a well reputed educational institution funds are raised and infrastructure renovation happens time to time. The buildings are built in an Anglo-Indian Style of architecture and houses many well structured and hygenic amenities. 

  • MCC Chennai houses 6 halls, 3 each for boys and girls as their residential quarters. These hostels are very well equipped.
  • The college houses one of the biggest libraries in the city. It has over 1.5lakh books and several thousand journals as well. 
  • The college has facilities for a digital library as well which has over 10,000 journals and and E-books as well. 
  • NCC Training at Madras Christian College is given since 1924. The cadets are taught basic military training such as foot drill, weapon drill, firing, map reading, tent pitching, sailing, flying etc. They are also encouraged to participate in various national level camps, adventure training, social service activities and awareness campaigns. 
  • The college has 32 departments which are very well structured and modern labs and facilites help students  carry on with their Research and Project works.
  • Deepwoods is a inter college cultural festival held in the month of February. The college receives a footfall of about 30,000 during the festival and over 70 colleges from all over the country participate in the event.

Madras Christian College FAQs:

How are the faculty at MCC Chennai?

The Faculty are excellent and very well experienced. 

How are the Hostel facilities at Madras Christian College?

The hostels are built with wonderful architecture and students can carry out their academic course work without any hindrances. 

Who are the notable alumni at MCC Chennai?

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Indra Nooyi, R. K. Shanmukham Chetty, K. S. Krishnan are some of the notable alumni at Madras Christian College.


Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai Ranking


Arts Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 5
India Today 5
Science Ranking
Publication Name Rank
The Week 6
India Today 4
Commerce Ranking
Publication Name Rank
India Today 8
The Week 7

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 17 Student's Reviews 7.2/10  
Overall Rating
Academics
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Placements
Infrastructure
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Average
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Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 8/17 students

Student Reviews


Bavithra
Bavithra
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2013
5/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

For day college students the timing of the college is 8.30 am to 1.00 p.m for evening college students the timing of the college is 1.45 p.m to 6.15 p.m The quality and the method teaching is really good in the college. There are well educated and experienced lecturer's in the college. The overall experience in the college is good.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

The life in the college is good in general. Deepwoods is the main cultural in the college and it is celebrated grandly by the students and the college faculty's There are a lot of student societies like NSS, NCC etc are available in the college.




Ashish
Ashish
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2021
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

For aided students class is from 8.30-1.30. We have three internal continuous assessment exams other than semester exam per semester. Our faculties are well experienced and trains us well. I'm lucky to be a part of this college.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Nss, NCC, Scrub society, Sports etc. are the groups in college. It's compulsory that a student should engage in any of these groups during their course period. There various festivals on campus especially those conducted by college hostels (halls) like Moonshadow, Ustav, Octavia etc. Deepwoods is a famous cultural festival in college which is conducted in every year. The life in mcc is wonderful. Always we have something to get engaged in.




Joanna
Joanna
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (Economics), batch of 2016
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • Madras Christian College provides its students with an atmosphere where they seek out answers for themselves and is never spoon fed. As McCain, we learn to become street smart and research on our own before appearing for our exams.
  • Everyone goes the extra mile and it is never limited to only academics. 

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • There are plenty of activities to get involved in Mcc;
  • Theatre clubs, music clubs, social service schemes, quiz clubs, scrub societies, etc.
  • From academics to all sorts of fun, everyone will be able to find their place in MCC. 



Deepak
Deepak
Bachelor of Computer Applications [B.C.A.], batch of 2020
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • The quality of teaching is good at Madras Christian College.



Contact Details and Location


Address : East Tambaram, Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Website : http://www.mcc.edu.in/

Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is affiliated to University of Madras, Chennai and accredited by NAAC UGC.

Facilities


Sports
Auditorium
Medical
Computer labs
Hostel
Library
Laboratory
Gym

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Madras Christian College Eligibility Criteria:

Course

Eligibility

B.A./B.Voc

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 with 50% marks.

B. Com

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 in commerce with 50% marks.

BCA

  • The candidate must have passed 10+2 with Mathematics as a subject.

B. Sc

  • The candidate must have completed 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics as compulsory subjects with at least 50% marks.

M.A./MSW

  • The candidate must have completed graduation degree with 50% marks.

M.Sc

  • The candidate must have completed B.Sc degree in the desired field with 50% marks.

M.Com

  • The candidate must have completed B.Com degree in the desired field with 50% marks.

MCA

  • The candidate must have completed graduation degree with 50% marks.
  • The candidate must have appeared for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test [TANCET].

M.Phil

  • The candidate must have completed graduation degree with 50% marks.

PhD

  • The candidate must have completed post graduation degree with 50% marks.

Madras Christian College Admission Procedure:

Madras Christian College admissions are one of the most demanding in the country. The seats have a huge demand and students are very competitive. The admission procedure is given below:

  • Application to MCC Admission is completely online. The students needs to go on the Madras Christian College Website and to the application procedure.
  • Fill all fields and click “PAY ONLINE” to complete application procedures (application fee will be automatically loaded while making payment).
  • Applications with incorrect information/wrong application fees (application fee will be automatically loaded while making payment) will be rejected.
  • Selected candidates will be intimated through the mobile number and the email id given in their application form. The list of students selected for different courses will also be displayed in the College notice board and in the College website.  Admission /Enrollment card will be sent to the email ID.  
  • Admission to any course doesn’t guarantee Hall/Hostel accommodation. Application should be submitted separately to the Dean of Students Affairs (DSA) for Hall (Hostel) accommodation after being enrolled to the course by paying appropriate course fees.
  • The college does not accept donations for admission. If anyone promises admission on payment of donation in cash or kind, it must be brought to the notice of the Principal immediately, if not, it will lead to cancelation of admission.

Courses and Fees Structure of Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai

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Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 83,757
Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 83,757
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 29,064
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time
Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 71,240
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 37,011
Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 56,157
Bachelor of Social Work [BSW]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 77,757
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 56,914
Master of Social Work [MSW]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 62,914
Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 56,914
Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.02 Lakh
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.12 Lakh
Madras Christian College, [MCC] Chennai Doctorate Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

Hostel Details


Madras Christian College Hostel Details:

  • The institute has a separate hostel for boys and girls. The hostels are called halls at MCC and there are 6 halls in total.
  • There are three halls for men and three for women, each with its own proud history and traditions. 
  • The hostels are built with wonderful architecture and students can carry out their academic course work without any hindrances.
  • The hostel provides a high-speed internet and technically equipped common rooms for boys and girls.
  • Madras Christian College Facilities in its serene and beautiful environments is peaceful to the students.
  • The hostel has a recreational room with various indoor sports facility.
  • Hostels are equipped with 24/7 security and the students face disciplinary actions if found violating rules.
  • Some faculty members reside at the hostels to look after any sort of emergencies in the campus. 

Discussion Forum



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Asked By bavya,

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Hi Aatmiya,

Here's the list of Top Colleges for B.Sc (Physics) in Tamil Nadu.

  • Madras Christian College (MCC)
  • Sathyabama University
  • PSG College of Technology (PSGTECH)
  • Loyola College
  • Kalasalingam University (KLU Krishnankoil)
  • Stella Maris College
  • Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Viswa Mahavidyalaya (SCSVMV)
  • Women's Christian College (WCC)
  • Ethiraj College for Women (Ethiraj)


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Application Form Issuing date of Madras Christian College,Chennai for BA Courses

I would like to join B.A.English lit. in MCC. kindly inform us about the application issuing date.

Asked By A,

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Replied By GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi, 

Application form of Madras Christian College,Chennai for BA courses are available from first week of May every year, so please check college website regularly.



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List of Top BCA Colleges in India

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