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Presidency College - Chennai Highlights 2024

Presidency college Highlights

The below-given table describes the presidency college highlights



TypePublic (Autonomous)
Accredited ByNAAC
Affiliated ToUniversity of Madras
Courses OfferedB. A., B. Com., B. Sc., BCA, M. A., M. Com., M. Phil., MCA, MSW, and Ph.D.
Application ModeOffline
Admission CriteriaMerit-based
Entrance ExamTANCET exam for MCA admissions
Top RecruitersTCS
Facilities AvailableHostel, Library, Post office, Cafeteria
Principal    Dr. R. Raman

Important Dates

The Presidency College Chennai, important dates about MCA are given in the table below: 



TANCET 2023 Registration WindowFebruary 1 – February 28, 2023
TANCET 2023 Exam March 25, 2023

Presidency College Chennai Courses

The Presidency College Chennai Courses are given in the table below: 

Course    SpecialisationsEligibilitySelection CriteriaDurationIntake
B. A.Economics, History, Political Science, English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and UrduPassed class 12  examinationMerit-based3 years



B.ScPlant Biology and Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Advanced Zoology, and Advanced Biotechnology, and MathematicsPassed class 12  examinationMerit-based3 years312
B.ComCorporate Secretaryship and CommercePassed class 12  examinationMerit-based3 years 175
BCA-Passed class 12  examinationMerit-based3 years-
M.AEconomics, English, Political Science, Public Administration, Tamil, History, Sanskrit, and Telugu.Must have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the respective fieldMerit-based2 years-
M.Com-Must have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the commerceMerit-based2 years-
MSWMasters’ in Social WorkMust have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the respective fieldMerit-based2 years-
MCA-Must have obtained a BCA degreeTANCET Exam2 years-
M. Sc.Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Zoology, Mathematics, and Applied MicrobiologyMust have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the respective fieldMerit-based2 years144
Ph.D.-Must have obtained a Master’s degreeMerit-based--
M.Phil-Must have obtained a Master’s degreeMerit-based1 years-
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Presidency College - Chennai Admission 2024

Presidency College Admissions

Presidency College’s admissions process is autonomous; students must visit the college to obtain an admission form; additionally, the college website is currently unavailable. Candidates must meet all of the eligibility requirements outlined in the preceding table.

How to Apply?

As previously stated, students must collect the admission form from the college grounds. Students must carefully complete the admission form and submit the specified mark sheets on the admission form before the admission process deadline. Once the forms are submitted, the college will provide a form with all of the marks listed on it, which the student must bring on the day of admission. The admission day includes a series of counselling rounds in which students are called based on their rank on the merit list based on their grades. Students seeking admission to undergraduate courses must submit 10+2 mark sheets; candidates seeking admission to graduate courses must have graduated from the respective undergraduate course with the required marks. 

How do I register for the TANCET exam? 

The first eligibility requirement for applying for the TANCET exam is that the candidate have at least a 50% average in their bachelor’s degree (BCA).
Candidates can create a new login by logging into the Anna University portal.
After creating a unique login, the candidate must carefully fill out all of the required information and select the course for which they are applying, as well as the exam centre.
After completing all of the required information, candidates must pay the application fee of Rs. 500 for general category students and Rs. 250 for reserved category students. You can now submit the form. Make a note of the TANCET application number.

Presidency College - Chennai Placement Details

Presidency College Placements

The college has a dedicated placement cell that conducts on-campus recruitment drives for students in order to place them in jobs. The table below provides summary information about the placements in 2017-2018.

CourseNo. of students who graduatedNo. of students that are placedAvg. salary of the placed students
UG632103INR 1,38,000
PG (2-year course)25761INR 1,80,000
PG (3-year course)247INR 1,80,000

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Presidency College - Chennai Rankings

Presidency College Ranking

Presidency college Chennai Ranking for the year 2020 is given in the table below: 

Body/ Magazine RankingYear
NIRF Ranking52020
The Week242020

Presidency College - Chennai Scholarships Details

Presidency College Scholarship

The college Council awards merit-based scholarships to candidates in the B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., M.A., M.Sc., M.Com., M.C.A., and M.Sc., M.Com., M.C.A. programmes. The value of each scholarship is usually reduced to the scholar’s fee or half of it. At any given time, the number of College Scholarships available is limited to 4% of the total strength of the college. First and foremost, the scholarships are usually awarded for a year and continue until the course is completed. They can be revoked at the discretion of the Principal. 

The following is a list of scholarships with brief descriptions.

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

Presidency College - Chennai Faculty Details

Presidency College Faculty

Presidency College Chennai has an excellent teacher-to-student ratio. All of the teachers are highly qualified and have extensive teaching experience.

Associate Professors: 55 
Assistant Professors: 132

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Position: Principal

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Presidency College - Chennai Notable Alumni Details

Presidency College Notable Alumni

  • Indian-born American Alagappa Alagappan (1925-2014), founder of the Hindu Temple Society of North America.
  • Alladi Ramakrishnan, Founder of the Vallal Institute of Mathematical Sciences 
  • Dr. RM. Alagappa Chettiar (1909-1957), industrialist and philanthropist; and Dr. E. S. Appasamy (1878-1963), educator and social worker in Chennai. 
  • D. Ramanaidu, Dadasaheb Phalke awardee and former MP Mithavaadi Krishnan,
  • Social reformer Moorkoth Ramunny
  • First Malayalee pilot in the Royal Indian Air Force Kezhekapt Rukmini Menon, India’s second career diplomat
    K. Kunjunniraja, Writer and Scholar 
  • Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit, Vice Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru University 
  • T. J. Gnanavel, Film Director 


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P. Chidambaram

Palaniappan Chidambaram (born 16 September 1945) is an Indian politician affiliated with the Indian National Congress and a former Union Minister of Finance of the Republic of India. Mr. Chidambaram is a corporate lawyer and an important member of the last Congress-led government. He has been the Finance Minister since May 2004, except for a three and a half year stint - beginning November 2008 - as Home Minister, in the wake of the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks. Mr. Chidambaram returned as Finance Minister in July 2012, succeeding Pranab Mukherjee, who demitted office to become the President of India.

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