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Stella Maris College, Chennai

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About Stella Maris College, Chennai


Stella Maris College was established in 1947 and later moved to a small one-story building with 32 students on Cathedral Road, Chennai in 1960. Presently, the College has an enrolment of 5000 students from diverse backgrounds, communities, and nations. It is established and run by the Society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. The college aims at serving the economically and socially marginalized sections of society and provides university education in a Christian atmosphere for students, especially for those belonging to the Catholic community.

Stella Maris College Admission is provided for undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and M.Phil courses. It was the primary Women's College in Madras which offers MA in different disciplines such as English, Economics and Fine Arts. Stella Maris College cut off plays a vital role in the shortlisting of candidates. Stella Maris College is an autonomous college affiliated with the University of Madras and recognized by the University Grants Commission [UGC] and accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] with Grade 'A', and the National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF].

The college offers hostel facilities to its students. Apart from the hostel facility, the Stella Maris College Facilities includes Library, Laboratory, Cafeteria, Auditorium, Computer Labs, Banks. It offers admissions in numerous undergraduate and postgraduate courses and admission is done on the basis of merit of the qualifying exam. It has a career guidance cell that works on improving the soft skills of the students and results in improving the overall personality development of the candidates. 

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The College has been awarded Potential for Excellence in April 2016 and is also conferred the title "The Pride of Catholic Church" by the Catholic Bishops Conference of India in the year 2016. More details about the college is mentioned below in detail:

Stella Maris College Highlights:

Year of Establishment 1947
Approvals University Grants Commission [UGC]
College Type  Autonomous
Accreditation National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC] with 'A' Grade, National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF]
Affiliations University of Madras
Students 3000
Infrastructure Hostel, Library, Laboratory, Cafeteria, Auditorium, Computer Labs, Banks
Stella Maris College Address 17, Cathedral Rd, Poes Garden, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600086
Programs Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral Courses, Diploma Stella Maris College Fees

Stella Maris College Departments:

Stella Maris College departments teaching Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral Courses, Diploma courses in Arts, Science, Computer Applications, Vocational, Management, and Commerce. The various departments at Stella Maris College are mentioned below:

  • Bioinformatics 
  • Biotechnology
  • Botany 
  • Chemistry
  • Commerce 
  • Computer Science 
  • Economics 
  • English
  • English and Communication
  • Fine Arts
  • History
  • International Studies 
  • Languages
  • Mathematics 
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Value Education
  • Vocational
  • Zoology 

Stella Maris College Courses:

Stella Maris College Courses are offered on approval by the University of Madras. It offers 24 undergraduate and 13 postgraduate programs with 7 departments offering research programs leading to M.Phil. and /or Ph.D. The courses are mentioned below:

Courses Specialization
BA History and Tourism, Sociology, Economics, English, and English and Communication Skills
BVA Visual Arts
BSW Social Work
MA English, Economics, History of Fine Arts, International Studies, and Public Relations
MSW Social Work
M.Phil Fine Arts, and Social Work
Ph.D History of Fine Arts
B.Com Commerce, Corporate Secretaryship, and Accounting and Finance
M.Com Commerce
M.Phil Economics
Ph.D Economics
BBA Business Administration
B.Sc Mathematics, Psychology, Physics, Chemistry, Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, and Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology
M.Sc Mathematics, Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Information Technology, and Physics
Ph.D Chemistry
BCA Computer Applications
Post Graduate Diploma  Computer Science 
Ph.D Computer Applications
B.Voc Food Processing and Quality Control, and Sustainable Energy Management
Certificate Course English Language and Life Skills 
M.Phil -
Ph.D -
M.Phil -
Ph.D -
Diploma Medical Laboratory Technology
Post Graduate Diploma Medical Laboratory Technology

Stella Maris College Placements :

Stella Maris College is carried out in its dedicated placement cell. It was established at Stella Maris College in the year 2003, for the benefit of the students. The Cell was formed to address the need of students to find a suitable placement after completion of their studies.

  • It conducts workshops, seminars and special events to assist students in career planning.
  • The Stella Maris College Placement cell focuses on various academic as well as non-academic based training and development making the students well-equipped to meet the dynamic industry requirements
  • The Career Guidance Cell [CGC] also networks with the alumni for various career opportunities
  • The placement cell acts as an interface between students and industries and the students get many opportunities to get placed with reputed firms and institutions

Stella Maris College Clubs:

The College has a total of 17 Clubs that are instituted to enable student interaction in various activities. Clubs are formed to indulge students in extra-curricular activities and also help them excel in whatever they feel interested in. Numerous activities are organised by these clubs to provide students a platform to showcase their skills and also can build new skills with the help of workshops that are organised by the members with the consult of the club advisor. Club members stay in touch with the students union for organising events on the campus. Students take active participation in inter-collegiate competitions held at the state and national levels.

The 17 Clubs of the college are mentioned below:

  • Anubhuti Club
  • Bharati Mandram
  • Classical Dance
  • Damini Club
  • Dramatics Club
  • Enviro Club
  • Event Management Club
  • Folk Dance Club
  • French Club
  • Light Music Club
  • Mime and Street Theatre Club
  • Photography Club
  • Quiz, Debate and Current Affairs
  • Rotaract Club
  • Sanskrit Club - Kalakrti
  • Stellaeidoscope
  • Western Dance Club
  • Western Music Club

Stella Maris College Facilities:

Stella Maris College's facilities are provided to the students and faculty to help them with the necessities required to make their learning more smooth and efficient. The facilities provided by the college include:

Banking Services:

There is a branch of Indian Overseas Bank within the premises of the college and offers various facilities to the students and the college such as ATM, online payment, the collection of fees, etc.

DTP Centre:

The center provides various stationary related services such as photocopying, lamination, and binding for both faculty and students.

Canteen:

A canteen, a health food center, a juice shop, and a Maggi kiosk is also provided by the college.

Library:

The library consists of 6500 sq feet having a seating capacity of 400 users. There are 11 staff members in the library who cater to the information needs of the College community. The administrative staff, faculty members and all the students are the members of the library. Moreover, it offers membership for research scholars and alumnae on payment of a nominal fee. 

Stella Maris College Scholarships: 

The College offers scholarship to the students who are from backward sections of the society and to those who deserve. The Scholarship details are given below:

  • On merit as well as need basis, students can apply for Government, Private and Management Scholarships. 
  • Concession on fees is also possible.

Stella Maris College FAQs:

  1. How to contact Stella Maris College for 2/ 3 year Admissions?
    Aspirants can call on the number 044-28110121 for admission related to 2nd / 3rd year or can also use the mail address [email protected]
  2. What are the programmes offered by the college?
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     The various programmes offered by the college include undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral programmes. 
  3. Where is Stella Maris College located?
    The college is located at Cathedral Rd, Poes Garden, Teynampet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600086.

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Based on 8 Student's Reviews 8.6/10  
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Student Reviews


Leora
Leora
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] (Corporate Secretaryship), batch of 2018
9/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

It's a 5 hours per day class for 6 days in a week. One semester is 90 days long. Teachers are excellent at their job and students enjoy interactive learning.


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

All the clubs actively work towards building a better tomorrow for a better environment and competition.




BoonCy
BoonCy
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2010
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
Classes works from 8am to 1pm for morning college and 1.30 to 5.30 for evening college. It is an autonomous institution. the college management is FMM sisters. All UG courses are available. Most of the teachers are doctorate and hence they have very good knowledge over the subject and the quality of teaching is the best..It is one of the best womens college in chennai, Tamilnadu. Prof are available to the students irrespective of the class hours. Stella Maris is the best womens college to be preferred if you are interested in doing arts and science.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
Stella Maris College has a Tie-up with the foreign universities. English is the medium of instruction and the language that is spoken in college is English.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
The College not only focusses on academics but also gives importance for sports and Recreation. College gives an option not only to excel in studies but in sports too. The studnets have won first prize in several games. there are various clubs where students are welcomed to take part and unleash their talents.

SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE
The college atmosphere is good. There is no separation between the students. It is a womens college. All the students are treated equally irrespective of their caste, creed,religion.



Jenitta
Jenitta
Master of Science [M.Sc.] (Information Technology), batch of 2021
ACADEMICS & FACULTY

Yeh, it's not bad. But it's too loaded for me with n num of project, assignment etc It's really wow with standard staffs they support us a lot in studies and their teaching level if mind-blowing Stella is a good platform whereas a student we can learn a lot not only in studies but in extra activities


CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS

Yeh, we have NCC, yrc, sports, culture, choir, dance etc... Our campus will conduct n num of festival buy our Dept will have Dept festival as wizit it's a technical event where another c0llege student will participate in it It's too good.




Shrusti
Shrusti
Bachelor of Arts [BA] (History), batch of 2017
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
  • At Stella Maris College, the classes begin at 8:00 a.m and go on till 1:00 p.m
  • Assignments, presentations, projects and internals are taken on a regular basis. 
  • The quality and method of teaching at Stella Maris College are brilliant. 

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
  • Stella Maris College has many clubs like dance, music, NSS, YRC, NCC, sports, etc. 
  • There are many events that take place at Stella Maris College like the sports day, apart from this various cultural celebrations and events are celebrated.
  • The overall life at Stella Maris College's is good.  



BoonCy
BoonCy
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc], batch of 2010
10/10
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
Classes works from 8am to 1pm for morning college and 1.30 to 5.30 for evening college. It is an autonomous institution. the college management is FMM sisters. All UG courses are available. Most of the teachers are doctorate and hence they have very good knowledge over the subject and the quality of teaching is the best..It is one of the best womens college in chennai, Tamilnadu. Prof are available to the students irrespective of the class hours. Stella Maris is the best womens college to be preferred if you are interested in doing arts and science.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
Stella Maris College has a Tie-up with the foreign universities. English is the medium of instruction and the language that is spoken in college is English.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
The College not only focusses on academics but also gives importance for sports and Recreation. College gives an option not only to excel in studies but in sports too. The studnets have won first prize in several games. there are various clubs where students are welcomed to take part and unleash their talents.

SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE
The college atmosphere is good. There is no separation between the students. It is a womens college. All the students are treated equally irrespective of their caste, creed,religion.



Contact Details and Location


Address : Stella Maris College, 17, Cathedral Road, Chennai - 600 086,TamilNadu, India
Website : http://stellamariscollege.edu.in/

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation


The college is approved by UGC, NAAC-A, NIRF; affiliated to University of Madras, Chennai.

Facilities


Hostel
Sports
Library
Laboratory
Cafeteria
Auditorium
Computer labs
Banks

Placements and Average package


Stella Maris College, Chennai Placements and Average Packages
Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com] 6 Lacs Per Annum 17 Lacs Per Annum Cognizant,Ernest&Young,Axis Bank,Citi Bank

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure


Stella Maris College Eligibility Criteria:

The cutoff for Stella Maris College is set by the management committee. Candidates are advised to go through the college website before applying for the course.

Course Eligibility
BABVAB.Voc
  • The candidate must have completed 12th from a recognized board
B.Sc
  • The applicant must have completed 12th in science stream from a recognized board
B.ComBBA
  • The ward is expected to have completed 12th in commerce stream from a recognized board
BCA
  • The candidate must have completed 12th with Mathematics as a core subject
BSW
  • The ward should have completed 12th from a recognized board
  • They must be able to read and speak Tamil
DMLT
  • The candidate must have completed a Bachelor's degree in Physical or Natural Sciences
M.Sc
  • The applicant must have completed B.Sc. in the relevant discipline or its equivalent as accepted by the University of Madras
MA
  • The ward must have completed a BA in the relevant discipline or its equivalent as accepted by the University of Madras
MSW
  • The candidate must have completed any Bachelor's degree from a recognized university
  • They must be able to read and speak Tamil
M.Com
  • The ward must have completed B.Com from a recognized university
PGDCS
  • The candidate must have completed any Bachelor's degree with Mathematics in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent exam
PGDMLT
  • The applicant must have completed a Bachelor's degree in the relevant discipline
M.Phil/ Ph.D.
  • The candidate must have completed a postgraduate degree in the relevant discipline

Stella Maris College Admissions:

Stella Maris College admissions are done online and NRIs can take admission into the college. The admission guidelines for all the courses are mentioned below. 

  • Candidates are required to visit the official website in order to complete the Stella Maris College Admission.
  • Admissions will be based on the candidate's academic merit.
  • Candidate can fill the form which is available on Stella Maris College's official website at www.stellamariscollege.edu.in and can also download Stella Maris College prospectus from the official website.
  • Once the Application Process is done, applicants are called for interview by the college through Email or SMS.

Courses and Fees Structure of Stella Maris College, Chennai

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Stella Maris College, Chennai Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 97,935
Bachelor of Vocational Studies [B.Voc]  3 year(s), Full Time
Stella Maris College, Chennai Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 88,935
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 40,000
Stella Maris College, Chennai Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,046
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,975
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 30,000
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Stella Maris College, Chennai Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,200
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 68,685
Bachelor of Social Work [BSW]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,200
Bachelor of Visual Arts [BVA]  4 year(s), Full Time Rs. 9,600
Certificate Course  1 year(s), Full Time
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 20,477
Master of Philosophy [M.Phil]  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,975
Master of Social Work [MSW]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,740
Ph.D  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000

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Stella Maris College, Chennai Mass Media and Communications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 40,000
Stella Maris College, Chennai Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Post Graduate Diploma  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,000
Stella Maris College, Chennai Paramedical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Diploma in Paramedical  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Stella Maris College, Chennai Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 90,435
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,000
Stella Maris College, Chennai Vocational Courses Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Vocational Studies [B.Voc]  3 year(s), Full Time

Hostel Details


Stella Maris College Hostel Details:

There is a hostel facility for boys and girls with a very limited number of seats. The application for hostel admission can be applied along with the college application form. Other details about the Hostel is provided below:

  • They are 5 hostels provided by the college for the students.
  • Both boys and girl hostels have round the clock Wi-Fi connectivity and medical facilities.
  • Our lady's Hostel, St. Joseph's Hostel, Nava Nirmana Hostel, Klemens Hostel and Snehalaya Hostel are the five hostels provided by the college.
  • The hostels provide vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian meals.
  • Milk and eggs costs extra 

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