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Maharajas College, [MC] Ernakulam

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About Maharajas College, [MC] Ernakulam

 Maharajas College, Ernakulam one of the best institutions of higher learning in the State of Kerala. The hoary tradition and consistent achievements of the college in various fields of human activity envelop the institution with the brightness of an outstanding temple of knowledge. The college campus spread over a 25 acre. This historical seat off lore stands in the heart of the metro city of Kochi, which is easily accessible by road, rail, air or waterways. The college campus is refreshingly green and it is one of the highlights thanks to the shady trees and gardens, freshwater ponds, that gives a soulful ambiance to the college.

Maharajas Started in 1845 as a school, later on, it was upgraded as a college in 1875 by the then Maharaja of Cochin. The history of the college is very much related to the history of the state. Many of the alumni from the college have risen to be luminaries in the whole area of life. From the inception itself, this very institution stands as a place that gives education to everyone despite differences Maharajas College is a center of excellence with 15 departments offering research facilities for a Ph.D. Apart from that, the 17 department’s offer undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses in various disciplines. The college has a 15- acre playground and pavilion. Maharajas College has been doing well in the Mahatma Gandhi University youth festival, bagging the first place or runner up more consistently. Many of the winners have cut a niche for themselves in the fields of film, television or the media. The Govt of Kerala even given the college as a center of excellence

The title of potential excellence is an honor given by UGC to the college also the NAAC reaccredited the College with A Grade in 2013 was another feather in its cap. The college has been raised to the status of Autonomous College by the Government of Kerala and UGC in the year 2014 which is so rare that Maharajas is the only College to get this honor. The Maharajas College Ernakulam Admissions is going ahead for finding the perfect stones to carve the best sculpture out of them

Maharajas College Ernakulam Quicklinks:

Maharajas College Ernakulam Highlights:

Year Of Establishment 1875
Affiliation Mahatma Gandhi University (MG University) Kottayam
Accreditation 'A' Grade by NAAC
Other Honours UGC awarded Autonomous status
Area 25 Acres
Address Maharajas College, Ernakulam, 682011 Kerala, India.
Courses UG, PG, PhD Maharajas College Ernakulam Fees

Maharajas College Ernakulam Courses:

Discipline Course Specialization
B sc
Environmental Chemistry
Physics Instrumentation
M sc
Chemistry (Pure)
Applied Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Analytical Chemistry
B com Finance and Accounting
M com Finance and Accounting
Music and Fine Arts
B A Music
M A Music
Humanities and Social Sciences
Economics (Honours)
Islamic History
Islamic History

Maharajas College Ernakulam Facilities:

The Campus of Maharajas college is one of the oldest in Kerala, according to the changes in the situations and developments without losing it's historical importance and beauty the campus updates it's facilities every time. 

  • A 135-year-old college library with lakhs of books including a prestigious collection of rare literature books.
  • Auditorium
  • Football and cricket grounds and other indoor-outdoor gaming facilities
  • Staff student co-operative society
  • College canteen
  • Well equipped laboratories
  • The college itself is a traditional and modern architecture standing between tall trees
  • Career guidance cell
  • Hostels

Maharajas College Ernakulam Student Activities:

The college conducts various varieties of activities for students on the campus involving student participation that helps in boosting the skills and caliber as well as developing themselves as best citizens of tomorrow. Some of those activities are listed below.

  • International Conferences
  • Arts Fest
  • Science Fest Shasthrayaan
  • Sports day
  • Different clubs
  • Palliative care
  • Intercollege fets and competitions
  • Workshops including Drama and film workshops
  • Seminars

Maharajas College Ernakulam Fees:

Though the college is under Govt. the fee structure proposed by the college is very less, so the students can do their studies with without much bothered about the sum they have to pay 

  • The fee structure for B A students for 3 years is INR 5795
  • For B. Sc. Physics/Chemistry students it is INR 6995 for 3 years
  • For B. Sc. Botany/Zoology students the fees go by  INR 7445 for 3 years
  • For B. Sc. Mathematics/B. Com students, the fee is INR 6245 for 3 years
  • For B. Sc.Environmental Chemistry and B.Sc. Physics Instrumentation it is INR 36995 for 3 years.
  • For M A(all subjects) and M.Sc.Maths/M.Com, the fees go by INR 3555
  • For M.Sc. (All other subjects) the fees will be INR 4755.

Maharajas College Ernakulam Scholarship:

The college provides scholarships for those bright students who are financially backward and those who belong to minority categories. For many students, the Maharajas College Ernakulam Scholarship is a great aid.

  • Scholarships are given to the students who are financially backward as well as those belonging to the minority category as well as those belonging to the  fisherman family,
  • Scholarships like  national merit, university merit, etc are given to students
  • Scholarships, as well as fee concessions, were given to students who are PH, Blind, Physically Challenged, etc.

Maharajas College Ernakulam placement:

Different kinds of placement offers were provided by Maharajas College Ernakulam Placements for the students by the help of close interaction with the organizations and alumni support.

  • With the help of the active interaction of the college with different companies, the students get varieties of placement opportunities
  • The alumni association MCOSA is always there for providing the best opportunities for students
  • Companies and organizations are providing chances for the students to get better placements
  • Many IT companies also do visit the campus
  • Maharajas is a venue for students who are passionate about teaching can find the best opportunities. 

Maharajas College Ernakulam FAQ:

Given below are some of the common queries regarding Maharajas Ernakulam

1. Maharajas College Ernakulam affiliated to which University?

Maharajas College Ernakulam is an autonomous college under the affiliation of MG University

2. Which are the courses offered by Maharajas Ernakulam?

The college offers many UG, PG as well as Ph.D. programs in arts, commerce, and science

3. Is Maharajas College Accredited?

Yes. Maharajas college got an 'A' grade accreditation from NAAC

4. Does Maharajas College Ernakulam provide any Scholarship?

Yes. The college provides many scholarships like merit scholarships, Minorities, etc.

5. Does Maharajas college Ernakulam provide any hostel facility?

Yes. The college provides hostel facility for both boys and girls

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Based on 5 Student's Reviews 8.5/10  
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Student Reviews

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Mathematics), batch of 2019
  • The classes start at 9:30 am and ends at 3:30 pm.There will be 2-semester exams,2 internal exams and 2 assignments per year.
  • The teachers in Maharajas College teach very well.They are very understanding too.
  • There is a prize money of Rs2000 for the top scorer of the year.
  • It is the most wonderful college of Kerala.

  • There are lots of clubs in Maharajas College - material and manas Vini for women, clubs for transgenders, gays, and lesbians, etc.There is politics of SFI hovering over the college.
  • The major festivals of the college are college day, ka Lotsa am,union day, fresher's day, film festival, etc.

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Physics), batch of 2018
  • Maharajas College, [MC] Ernakulam is one of the best colleges in Kerala state. The timing of college is from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm.
  • we have 4 semester and we have to write 4 semi exams, 8 internal exam and have to submit 4 assignment, 4 seminar, 1 project.
  • The faculty of Maharajas College, [MC] is the best.The method of teaching is exellent.
  • The Maharajas College, [MC] experience is fantastic.

  • There are many society's and clubs running in the Maharajas College, [MC]. I am a member of science club.
  • Our Maharajas College, [MC] Ernakulam organise every fest like tech,sports,cultural etc.
  • The life in the Maharajas College, [MC] is something which I never forget in my life. Great college.

Bachelor of Arts [BA] (History), batch of 2017
  • In Daily routine class timings are proper. Projects, exams and assignments are good.
  • Quality and method of teaching is very good.
  • The overall experience in the college is very good.

Contact Details and Location

Address : Marine Drive, Kochi, Kerala 681011
Website :

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is approved by NAAC; affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University - [MGU], Kottayam.


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Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Maharajas College Ernakulam Eligibility Criteria:

Given below are the minimum eligibility criteria for different courses required for applicants for joining the college.

Course Eligibility
B.Sc Botany 
  • Candidates shall be required to have passed the higher secondary/equivalent examination
  • Candidates should have studied Biology as one of their optional subjects in their higher secondary
B.Sc Chemistry
  • Candidates should have a higher secondary qualification with Chemistry as one of the optional subjects
B.Sc. Chemistry-Environment and Water Management,
  • Candidates should have completed their higher secondary qualification and learned Chemistry and Mathematics subjects
B.Sc Mathematics
  • Candidates should have studied Maths as one of their optional subject or along with Commerce in their higher secondary
B Sc Physics
  • Candidates should have completed their higher secondary with Physics as one of their optional subjects
B.Sc. Physics-Instrumentation
  • Candidates should have passed their higher secondary with Physics as one of their optional subjects
B.Sc. Zoology
  • Candidates should have completed their higher secondary with Zoology as an optional subject
B.Com. Finance and Taxation
  • candidates Should have completed their higher secondary with any two of the Finance/Accounting as main subjects
B A Economics (Hon)
  • The minimum marks required for applying is 60% for SC, 55 percent for ST and 70 percent for other categories.

B A Sanskrit

  • Applicants should have learned Sanskrit in their SSLC or should have a working knowledge

B A Arabic

  • Applicants should have basic knowledge in Arabic and must have learned Arabic in their SSLC/ Higher Secondary.

B A Music

  • Applicants must have a higher secondary qualification
  • Applicants must have to clear the eligibility test for joining the course

B A 

  • Applicants should have passed higher secondary or equivalent recognized by Mahatma Gandhi University (MG University) or any other equivalent authority.

M A Arabic

  •  Candidates should have passed graduation in Arabic or Arabic as an optional with a minimum 50% of marks from a recognized institution.

M A English

  • Candidates should have passed graduation in English with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized institution.

M A Hindi

  • Candidates should have passed their graduation in Hindi with a minimum 50% aggregate from a recognized institution.

M A Malayalam

  • Candidates should have passed their graduation in Malayalam with a minimum 50% aggregate from a recognized institution.

M A Sanskrit 

  • Candidates should have passed their graduation in Sanskrit with a minimum 50% aggregate from a recognized institution.

M A Economics 

  • Graduation in Economics /Mathematics/Statistics with not less than 45% marks
    in the Part III subjects
  • Applicants with  B.Sc. Degree in Co-operation and Banking with not less than 45% marks from Kerala Agricultural University.

M.A. (History/Philosophy/Politics)

  • Graduation in any subject in the faculty of Social Sciences
  • Applicants must have studied English in their graduation

M A Islamic History 

  • Applicants must have graduation in any subject in the faculty of Social Science from a recognized authority

M.Sc Botany

  • Applicants must have a graduation in Botany or BotanyBiotechnology with not less than an aggregate of 50% from a recognized institution

M.Sc (Chemistry/ Analytical Chemistry/Applied Chemistry/ Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

  • Applicants must have a graduation in Chemistry/ Petrochemicals with not less than 50% aggregate from a recognized institution

M.Sc Mathematics

  • Applicants must have graduation in Mathematics/ Statistics/Computer Applications with not less than 50% aggregate from a recognized institution.
  • B Tech with not less than 50% marks in mathematics and have a minimum 50% aggregate

M.Sc. Physics

  • Applicants must have a graduation in Physics or Electronic Equipment maintenance with not less than 50% aggregate from a recognized institution

M.Sc. Statistics

  • Applicants must have Graduation from a recognized institution.
  • The graduation should be in Statistics/Mathematics/ComputerApplication (Triple Main)with not less than 50% aggregate.

M.Sc Zoology

  • Graduation in Zoology or Biological Techniques & Specimen Preparation 
  • Should have not less than 50% aggregate from a recognized institution

M. Com

  • 45%marks in the PartIII (Main/Core+subsidiaries) recognized by a valid authority

M.A Music

  • Applicants should have a 50% aggregate in their UG from a recognized institution


  • Applicants must have a Postgraduate degree in the subject proposed with minimum 55% marks
  • The degree candidates posses must be recognized by a valid authority

 Maharajas College Ernakulam Admission:

Admissions to the college will be based on the merit and certain criteria put forward by the college for selecting the students. Given below are some of them.

  • Admission will be only based on merit
  • Students who have NCC, NSS, etc will get a bonus 5 marks.
  • Students who are from the Army, Police, Services will get special consideration
  • Students who belong to the minority categories such as SC/ST, OBC, etc will get a concession.
  • There also exists a special reservation for differently-abled students
  • Sports Quota seats are also available for students from a sports background
  • For BA music applicants must have to go through the aptitude test for the assessment of their knowledge in Karnatic music.


Maharajas College Ernakulam Cut off:

Maharajas College Ernakulam posses certain cut off standards as well. As like every college the admission will only be based on merit 

  • Merit-based admission marks of higher secondary were considered for UG programs ie. minimum 50% for certain and 45% for others
  • For B A music marks obtained from the entrance exam is also being considered
  • Marks from UG were considered for PG ie, minimum 50%
  • Marks from PG is considered for Ph.D.
  • Students who are physically challenged as well as those who belong to the minority category will get concession in their cut off

Courses and Fees Structure of Maharajas College, [MC] Ernakulam

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Maharajas College, [MC] Ernakulam Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time
Maharajas College, [MC] Ernakulam Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 10,500
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,510
Maharajas College, [MC] Ernakulam Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,700
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,110

Hostel Details

Maharajas College Ernakulam Hostel Facility:

The college provides hostel facilities for the students. For providing the best accommodation as well as giving a suitable atmosphere for students Maharajas College Ernakulam Facilities is always there for the students.  

  • Separate hostels for boys and girls
  • Rama Varma Hostels of Maharajas college includes all the necessary facilities required for hostels
  • Double/ Triple haring according to the preferences
  • Hostel fee is 4000 (approximate) 


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