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Presidency College Chennai Admission 2020

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Presidency College admission is open for various UG, PG, Ph.D courses for the academic year 2020. It is the first and the foremost institution established by the British India Government in 1840. Since then it has developed into one of the top 10 colleges in India with an International reputation on education and research. This Government institution in higher education can be called as ‘The Lighthouse 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 is proudly nicknamed 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 College Chennai as India’s No.1 science college in 2001 and it was also ranked No.1 arts college in 2002, it has also consistently been ranking it among the country’s top ten arts and science colleges during the past seven years. 

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Presidency College Admission 2020

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. Presidency 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. Presidency college admission offers courses in a wide variety which includes disciplines like Arts, commerce, and science as well. For getting Presidency College admission, application can be done both online as well as offline.

Presidency College UG Admission 2020

Presidency College admission offers B.Sc, B.Com, BA or BCA courses under the undergraduate category. The total intake along with 7 specializations offered by the college in B.Sc courses is 408 seats. The seat intake numbers for BA courses are 405 seats including all 8 specialization. The seats available for the B.Com course for 3 specializations are 175. The college also offers B.Com for hearing impaired students.

Course Specialization
B.Sc Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology, Geology, Geography, Psychology, Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology
BA Political Science, History, Economics, Tamil Literature, English Literature, Hindi Literature, Malayalam Literature, Urdu Literature
B.Com Commerce (general), Corporate Secretaryship, Commerce (for a special category),
BCA Computer Application

Presidency College UG Admission - Eligibility, Fees, Admission Criteria

The student seeking Presidency College UG admission in the B.Sc, BA, B.Com, and BCA course has to pass in their 12th class with a minimum mark to get into Presidency College, Chennai admission 2020. The selection is done on a merit basis and an interview session with the Principal. The course fee for BCA and BA at Presidency College, Chennai is around INR 1,265 per year.

Course Admission Fee Eligibility Criteria
B.Sc INR 5/-
  • The applicants have to pass in their 12th examination with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Geology as major subjects with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate
B.A
  • The students pass in their 12th examination with the relevant course
B.Com
  • The candidate has to pass in his/ her 12th qualifying examination from a recognized Institution/ Board
BCA INR 5/-
  • The candidate should have passed in the intermediate examination from a recognized secondary education board
  • Any students who have passed Diploma in Engineering/ Technology or JODC with a minimum of 35% marks in aggregate in every semester

Presidency College PG Admission 2020

Presidency College admission offers MA in 8 specializations based on marks in the qualifying examination. The candidates will be called for counseling according to the order of their merit. The college offers a total of 8 specializations in M.Sc. The college also offers a 3 years course in MCA, and 2 years course of M.Phil and MSW.

Course Specialization
MA History, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Tamil Literature, English Literature, Telugu Literature, Sanskrit Literature
MCA Computer Application
M.Com Commerce
M.Sc Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Zoology, Geology/ Geography, Applied MicroBiology
M.Phil Philosophy
MSW Social Work

Presidency College PG Admission - Eligibility, Fees, Admission Criteria

Presidency College runs the postgraduate programs of 2 to 3-year duration with a total of 8 specializations in MA and M.Sc. The selection is done on a merit basis and an interview session with the Principal. To pursue MCA at this college, candidates will have to take the TANCET exam and sit through the counseling as well. Students opting for Tamil Medium will be given a stipend of INR (₹) 400 per annum. The fee structure for the course M.Com is INR 865 per annum. M.Phil course fee at Presidency College, Chennai is INR 2,215 annually.

Course Admission Fee Eligibility Criteria
M.A INR 5/-
  • The candidate should possess a bachelor's degree from the relevant course
MCA INR 5/-
  • The candidate who has passed in their degree with Computer Science as a major subject are eligible for the admission 
  • The candidate should have a valid score in TANCET followed by Counselling
M.Com INR 5/-
  • The applicant has to pass in their degree examination and should possess a bachelor's degree from a recognized Institute/ Board to get admission in the M.Com course
M.Sc INR 5/-
  • The applicant has to pass in their degree examination with the relevant course
M.Phil INR 5/-
  • The applicant should pass in their BA/ BSW/ MA/ M.Com course with a minimum of 55% marks in aggregates from a recognized Institution/ University
MSW

Presidency College M.Phil Admission 2020

Presidency College admission offers full-time and part-time M.Phil courses with a total of 18 specializations in Arts Faculty, Science Faculty, and Commerce Faculty. The specialization in Art faculty is a total of 8 which are English, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit. The specialization in Science faculty is a total of 8 which are Mathematics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geography, Psychology, Computer Science, Statistics and Physics for Full time. The specialization in Commerce faculty is of commerce. All for a term of 3 years. CLP (Computer Literacy Program) is optional and willing students have to pay INR (₹) 700/- as CLP fees separately.

Presidency College Ph.D. Admission 2020

Under Presidency College admission, the institute offers a Ph.D in 19 specializations based on marks in the qualifying examination followed by an interview. The candidates will be called for counseling according to the order of their merit. The college offers a Ph.D. under the Arts and Science Faculty.

Course Specialization
Ph.D History, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Commerce, English, Tamil, Sanskrit, Telugu, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology, Geography, and Microbiology

Presidency College Ph.D Admission - Eligibility, Fees, Admission Criteria

Presidency College admission runs the M.Tech program of a 3-year duration with a total of 19 specializations. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree can apply. Candidates with Valid GATE score and meritorious students qualifying in the admission test.

Course Eligibility Criteria
Ph.D
  • The candidate should have completed his/ her graduation and postgraduation in the relevant discipline
  • The selection is done on a merit basis and an interview session with the Principal

Presidency College Application Form 2020

Students are admitted to all courses offered by the college following reservation and other rules prescribed by the Government of Tamilnadu from time to time.

  1. Applications for the courses can be obtained from the Principal, Presidency College, Chennai 600 005 in person or through post after paying the cost of application.
  2. Candidates seeking admission to UG Degree courses should submit the Application Form in person or through the post with necessary enclosures which should reach:
    THE PRINCIPAL,
    PRESIDENCY COLLEGE(AUTONOMOUS),
    KAMARAJAR SALAI,
    TRIPLICANE, CHENNAI – 600 005.
    before the last date by 5:00 pm.

Presidency College Admission Guidelines 

  1. The candidates shall ensure that the completed application form with all particulars and enclosures reaches the Admission Section within the date and time specified. Applications received by Speed post/courier or any other means, after the last date & time will not be accepted irrespective of the date of booking.
  2. The Admission Section shall not be responsible for any delay in the receipt or the loss in transit of application form etc.
  3. Request for extension of time for submission of documents called for, after the specified date and time will not be entertained.
  4. Candidates seeking admission under Special Category for degree courses (Children of Freedom Fighters, Haired Impaired, Orthopedically Physically disabled, & Children of Ex-Servicemen - except Sports Quota) shall submit the separate Special Category Form I along with the main application in the prescribed format available along with the Prospectus with enclosing the relevant certificates. If the certificates are not enclosed the candidates will not be considered under that category without any intimation to the candidate.
  5. Candidates seeking admissions under Sports Quota are directed to submit their main application as well as the special category form II prescribed for Sports along with the Certificates. If the certificates are not enclosed, the candidates will not be considered under that category without any intimation to the candidate.
  6. Photocopy/ Fax copy of the application will not be accepted

Important Steps to Follow for Application Form

The candidate must go through the website www.presidencycollegechennai.ac.in and refer to the Admission Policy under Academia Menu to check the Eligibility Criteria for Admission to various Courses. First of all, put the mobile number and password for the existing user. If you are not a registered user then click on signup and put your details. Do the Registration by following Guidelines. The form shall be filled online and submitted in offline mode either through the post or in person. The payment of the fee must be done through the Demand Draft. Candidates can apply for Presidency College through the following steps:

  • Download the application form from the official website for Presidency College admission 2020.
  • The application form has to be filled completely and correctly and handed over to the office.
  • They will have to submit the original certificate at the time of admission:

Mandatory Documents

    • SSLC Pass Certificate
    • PUC Marks Card
    • Transfer Certificate.
    • Conduct Certificate.
    • Migration Certificate.
    • Address proof
    • 3 sets of passport size photographs.
    • Degree exam marks card [all semesters].
    • Provisional degree certificate.
    • Entrance examination scorecard.

Presidency College Admission Process

  • Admission is purely based on merit from a recognized University and also based on the candidate possessing a Bachelor's Degree for a master's degree.
  • The admission process is based on their performance in the TANCET/ TNEA examination and the selected candidates will have to go through an interview session scheduled by the respective program counselors conducted by the college and the selected student shall be enrolled on the payment of the fee.
  • Students appearing for TANCET must have at least 50% in bachelors. The application fee of INR 500 (For general category) and INR 250 (For reserved category) must be paid before applying. Candidates can apply for Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test through the following steps:
  • Students can log in to Anna University and register online for TANCET.
  • Registration requires personal details along with contAgni College of Technology details for generating a new user id and password.
  • Go to the TANCET application form and log in using the credentials generated during registration.
  • Fill in the required details and upload a recent photograph.
  • Apply with the fee and keep a printout for future reference.

Presidency College Admission Fees

Presidency College, Chennai is an autonomous institute affiliated to the University of Madras. It is certified 'A' grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council and is ranked 3rd by the National Institute Ranking Framework. It offers Bachelor and Master as well as Ph.D. courses in Commerce, Philosophy, Science, Arts, and Computer Applications. The fee details under Presidency College fee structure is given below:

  • BA course fee at Presidency College is INR 1,245 per annum.
  • The course fee for BCA at Presidency College, Chennai is INR 1,265 per year.
  • The fee structure for the course M.Com is INR 865 per annum.
  • M.Phil course fee at Presidency College, Chennai is INR 2,215 annually.

Presidency College Admission FAQs

  • What are the courses offered by the institute?
    - The institute offers courses like B.A, M.A, B.Com, M.Com, B.Sc, and Ph.D.

  • Is the Presidency College autonomous?
    - 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.

  • How can I get admission in Presidency College?
    - The admission process is based on their performance in the TANCET/ TNEA examination and the selected candidates will have to go through an interview session scheduled by the respective program counselors conducted by the college and the selected student shall be enrolled on the payment of the fee.

  • Where is the Presidency College located?
    -  The institute is located at 100, Kamarajar Salai, Chepauk, Chennai, Tamil Naidu.

Presidency College Admission Helpline

Presidency College Contact Details
Address 100, Kamarajar Salai, Chepauk, Chennai, Tamil Naidu
Phone number 044-28544894/ 28586401
Email ID [email protected]

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Vijay
Vijay
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Mathematics), batch of 2019
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

 

  • HSC pass with good marks in all the subject with a percentage of 80% at least
  • after completing bsc&bed.I Will write TET exam to become a teacher
  • the typical cutoff for my course is to get at least 80% in core subjects


Yogesh
Yogesh
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com], batch of 2016
10/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process
  • Eligibility criteria at Presidency College is to pass +2 (COMMERCE, ECONOMICS, AND BUSINESS MATHS) exams.
  • CUTOFF :800
  • No entrance exam


anandu
Anandu
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Taxation), batch of 2018
7/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The eligibility criteria were to pass 10th and 12th irrespective of whichever stream you have presumed in 12th. No entrance exams it was purely based on the marks scored in 12th class. No cutoffs.



Hema
Hema
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Psychology), batch of 2019
10/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

Eligibility criteria for this course are to complete higher secondary with psychology stream or biology stream. Admission based on 12th marks.



Karthick
Karthick
B.sc maths, batch of 2010
9/10
Eligibility Criteria and Admission Process

The students must pass their 12th grade with good marks with maths subject compulsory to get admission in this college.



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When is the date of Admission for BA Psychology?

i can't find the admission form for year2020 or the date for it

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What is the admission procedure of BA Psychology?

Is there Psychology BA (Hons) in President College ? Will I get a seat if I get 85% in Psychology in class 12 ? And is there an entrance exam for Psychology ?

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What is the entrance exam for admission in the Presidency College?

When will the entrance exam be held in Presidency college, Chennai and how can I apply for the entrance exam?

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What are the eligibility criteria of BA Economics?

I have scored 48.5%in my HSC studies ..will i can joinBA.ECO in this college..??or which course is offered for this marks??

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What is the admission eligibility in this college?

I got more than 70% marks aggregate in physics, chemistry and mathematics stream, will I be eligible to get admission in this college?

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