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Presidency College, Chennai

8.6 / 10

Based on 6 Student Reviews

About Presidency College, Chennai


Presidency College is one of the first and foremost institution to be established in the British India Government in 1840. Since its establishment, it has been considered  into one of the top ten colleges of India with an International reputation for education and research.

The Government Institution of higher education is often called as ‘The Light house of entire South India on Higher Education and Research.’ The foremost University of Madras province namely the University of Madras was started in 1857, nearly 17 years after the formation of Presidency College. On this account this college in proudly nick named as “The Mother of Madras University”. The college was conferred Autonomous status in the year 1987 and got the NAAC reaccreditation with ‘A’ Grade 90% credit.

The college has got its affiliation from the University of Madras and offers 18 undergraduate and 20 postgraduate study programs through 24 departments, most of which offer research facilities. The National Assessment Academy and Accreditation Council of India awarded the college with four stars in April 1999 and reaccredited it with an 'A' rating in March of 2005.

Apart from this, the Delhi-based newsweekly India Today has ranked Presidency Colege Chennai as India’s No.1 science college in 2001 and it was also ranked No.1 arts college in 2002,it has also been consistently been ranking it among the country’s top ten arts and science colleges during the past seven years. 

For getting admissions  in Presidency college, Chennai application can be done both online as well as offline.

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Preidency College Highlights:

Year of Establishment 1840
Type of Institution Autonomous College
Accreditations NAAC A
Affiliations University of Madras
Approvals AICTE
Recognition NIRF
Address # 100, Kamarajar Salai, Chepauk, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India - 600005
Presidency College Programs Undergraduate,Postgraduate, Doctorate Presidency College Chennai Fees

 Chennai 

Presidency College Courses:

 The Presidency college courses offered have a wide variety. It includes disciplines like Arts, commerce and science as well. The list of courses have been mentioned below.

Discipline Courses Specialization
Arts Undergraduate History
    Political Science
    Economics
    Tamil
    Malayalam
    English
    Hindi
    Urdu
  Postgraduate History
    Political Science
    Economics
    Tamil
    English
    Telugu
    Sanskrit
Commerce Undergraduate Commerce
  Postgraduate General Commerce
Science Undergraduate Mathematics
    Statistics
    Physics
    Chemistry
    Plant Biology & Bio-Technology
    Advanced Zoology & Advanced Bio-Technology
  Postgraduate Mathematics
    Statistics
    Physics
    Chemistry
    Plant Biology & Bio-Technology
    Zoology
    Geology
    Applied Micro Biology
Computer Application Postgraduate Master of Computer Application
  Postgraduate Master of Social Work
Social Work Postgraduate Master of Social Work
Philosophy Postgraduate Master of Philosophy
  Doctorate Doctor of Philosophy

 

Presidency College Chennai Facilities:

Class Rooms:

The classrooms at Presidency colleg are designed to be compact in order to stimulate and encourage close and keen interaction between all students and faculty.

Library:

The spacious library has a record of a diverse collection of more than 18000 volumes apart from all subscriptions to leading national and international work periodicals and helpful journals. The audio and visual section has an extensive range of audio and video tapes.

The library works as a rich workspace for all students to do research and referencing. To provide a better referencing, the whole collection has been segregated into equal two distinct units, one for the undergraduate section and the other for the post-graduate section.

Auditorium:

The college also has a well developed auditorium built according to the International standards.

Computer Labs:

The college has basically four computer labs, each computer lab with a capacity to accommodate almost 50 students. The networked systems are well configured to allow individually internet access from all the computers present.

Presidency College Chennai Activities:

Presidency college Chennai has many activities for all the students on the campus, it helps the students to present their skills and calibers as well as to grow both academically and personally.

The Student Forum, established and supported by the college offers the students an opportunity to discover and develop their hidden talents through an array of student clubs. The clubs are governed through committees comprising students and headed by faculty members. The college has following Clubs as well:

  • Environmental Club
  • NCC
  • NSS
  • Quiz Club
  • Red Ribbon Club
  • Rotract Club
  • Youth Red Cross

The student committees are responsible for organizing and conducting various events and activities. The clubs are well supported both organizationally and financially by the college and special care is given to the clubs to maintain their activity and enthusiasm level.

The college also has an active student council which works for the welfare of the students.

Presidency College Chennai Placements:

At Presidency College Chennai, Placement process learning for the students happens as mentioned below:

  • Soft Skills Training and Activities
  • Certification Programmes
  • Placement Preparation activities.

All students of University undergo extensive Soft Skills Training to improve their personality, communication skills, grooming and etiquette etc. This also improves their confidence and helps them in all kinds of effective interaction.

Some monitored Internship programmes are the base works for any of the student to get placements in the final year.

Presidency College Chennai Top Recruiters:

More than 100 visit the campus to recruit the students for internships and around 500 companies visit the campus for final placements.

Amazon ACC Anzy
Accenture Axis Bank Asian Paints
Brady Azuga Bengaluru International Airport
Cease Fire Berger Cognizant
Capgemini DE Shaw And Co. HP
Concentrix Common Floor Grant Thornton
99 Acres EMC2 Federal Bank
EY Goldman Sachs HDFC Bank
iGate HCL Great West Financial
ICICI Back KMPG ITC Infotech
L&T Infotech Infosys Northern Trust
SAP Metric Stream Mahindra Comviva
Tally Staples Saint Gobain
Swiss Re Tally Tesco
Target TCS Tech Mahindra
Wells Fargo Wipro Thomson Reuters

Presidency College Chennai Scholarships:

 Presidency College Chennai offers various scholarships to the students. Some of them have been mentioned below:

  • Government Scholarships
  • Scholarship under the Excess Fees Income Scheme
  • National Merit Scholarship
  • State Scholarship to Children of School Teachers
  • State Government Merit Scholarship Scheme
  • Freedom Fighters Scholarships
  • Children of Defense Service Personnel
  • Children of Repatriates from Sri Lanka
  • Children of Repatriates from Burma
  • National Loan Scholarship
  • Ad-hoc Merit Grant Scheme
  • State Collegiate Scholarship
  • Scholarship for Post-Metric Studies in Hindi

Presidency College Chennai FAQ:

  1. Does Presidency College Chennai have any hostel facility?
    -Yes, Presidency College has hostel facility for boys and girls.

  2. What are the eligibility criteria for joining Presidency College Chennai?
    -Students have to complete their higher secondary education from a recognized institution with a minimum of 50% marks.
  3. Does Presidency College Chennai offer any placement opportunities?

    Yes. Presidency College offers placement opportunities to the students to various companies with the help of a placement cell.

 

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Student Reviews


anandu
Anandu
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Taxation), batch of 2018
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Very good as a kind of exposure, they give us and a very happy and energised environment.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

All festivals are celebrated in a grand manner. Life in college is another phase of college where you get free as college life is the only time where people from different colleges meet.




Lokesh
Lokesh
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Biotechnology), batch of 2018
8/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Class timing : 9:30 to 2:30. Method of teaching is excellent *very gud experience


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

* students union of India are the student association * sports day , cultural , pongal , diwali celebrations , indepence day , republic day celebration are very main festivals of our college. *college life is awesome.




anandu
Anandu
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Taxation), batch of 2018
7/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Very good as a kind of exposure, they give us and a very happy and energised environment.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

All festivals are celebrated in a grand manner. Life in college is another phase of college where you get free as college life is the only time where people from different colleges meet.




Contact Details and Location


Address : Kamarajar Salai, Chepauk, Triplicane
Website : http://www.presidencychennai.com/

Affiliation and Accreditation


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

Facilities


Medical
Cafeteria
Library
Auditorium
Computer labs
Sports

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Presidency College Chennai Eligibility Criteria:

Admissions can be done online on the official website of Presidency college Chennai. Aspirants are required to check their eligibility before applying for any course.

Courses Eligibility
BA/ B.Sc/ BCA/ B.Com The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent from a recognized board.
M.Sc/ MA/ MSW/ MCA The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's degree in relevant stream or equivalent from a recognized University.
M.Com  The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks [45% marks for SC/ ST].
M.Phill/ Ph.D. The candidate must have completed a Master's degree or equivalent from a recognized University with a minimum of 50% marks [45% marks for SC/ ST].

Presidency College Chennai Admission Procedure:

  • The College admission application form is available in the college office and online. After Presidency college admissions 2017, the applications form were uploaded online as well.
  • The admissions are on the basis of merit and for the students satisfying the eligibility criteria.
  • For any other queries related to the admission, it is advised to go through Presidency college Chennai admission 2017 portal.
  • For admission under Impairment, Children of Freedom Fighters, Physically Handicapped, & Children of Ex-Servicemen Quota students have to fill special category form 1 attached with relevant certificates.
  • For admission under Sports Quota, students have to fill special category form 2 attached with relevant certificates.
  • For futher details it is advised to check Presidency College Chennai application form 2017.

Courses and Fees Structure of Presidency College, Chennai

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Presidency College, Chennai Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

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Presidency College, Chennai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1,000
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

Live Application Forms

Presidency College, Chennai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 600
Master of Social Work [MSW]  2 year(s), Full Time
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time

Live Application Forms

Presidency College, Chennai Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time
Presidency College, Chennai Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time

Hostel Details


Presidency College Chennai Hostel Details:

The hostel at Presidency college is easily available to all the students against a decent payment. The college also provides various facilities to the students.Mentioned below are some of thr Hostel Details: 

  • The hostel is 10 minutes walk from the college
  • There are 3 separate boys & girls hostel which is guarded by 24/7 security
  • Both the boys & girls hostel have separate wardens as well
  • The hostel rooms are on a twin sharing basis
  • Food: A combination of veg & non-veg cuisine is served. North Indian & South Indian food is served on alternate days
  • The hostel rooms are Wi-Fi connected

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