Loyola College is an autonomous institution under the University of Madras in the city of Chennai, India, which ranks among the top five institutions in India for the degree programmes in the area of commerce, arts, natural sciences and social sciences provided by the college. The college was established in 1952 by Fr. Francis Bertram.
The college offers a number of courses at the UG and PG level. Along with the general area of education like Arts, Science and Commerce the college also provides UG and PG courses in Business, Vocation studies and Computer.
The college selects the candidates interested in UG programme, on the basis of merit along with an interview conducted by the college itself. For the candidates of PG programme the college conducts an entrance test.
Schedule of admission in PG programmes at Loyola College Chennai:
|Submission of the application of PG programmes||6/18/2017|
|Entrance test for all the PG Courses||6/25/2017|
The Loyola College Chennai provides various degree courses at the UG level with different specializations including B.A, B.Com, B.Sc, B.Voc, B.B.A, B.C.A and B.M.M. Duration of each of the courses is 3 years. B.A, B.Com, B.Sc and B.Voc offers more than one specializations in each. Rest of the UG programmes contain one specialization.
College makes the selection of candidates interested for UG programmes as per the marks obtained in 10+2 level by the candidates. The admission goes on as per the norm of the University of Madras.
Table of UG courses by Loyola College Chennai
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Duration|
|B.A.||Economics||10+2 with Economics, Accountancy, Commerce or any other||3 Years|
|English Lit.||10+2 or equivalent in any stream|
|History||10+2 or equivalent in any stream|
|Sociology||10+2 or equivalent in any stream|
|French Lit||10+2 or equivalent in any stream|
|Tamil Lit.||10+2 or equivalent in any stream|
|B.Com.||Commerce||10+2 in Commerce||3 Years|
|B.Sc.||Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology||10+2 with Biology, Physics and Chemistry or Zoology, Botany, Physics, Chemistry / Biotechnology||3 Years|
|Chemistry||10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry|
|Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology||10+2 with Biology, Physics and Chemistry or Zoology, Biology, Physics, Chemistry / Biotechnology|
|Statistics||10+2 with Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Statistics|
|Visual Communication||10+2 in any stream|
|Computer Science||10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or Computer Science , Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Statics|
|B.Voc.||3D Animation||10+2 in any Stream|
|Digital Journalism||10+2 in any stream|
|B.B.A.||B.B.A.||10+2 in any stream||3 Years|
|B.C.A.||Computer Applications||10+2 with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or Computer Science , Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics / Statics||3 Years|
|B.M.M||Multimedia & Animation||10+2 in any stream||3 Years|
At the PG level, the Loyola College Chennai offers various programmes to the interested candidates. M.A, M.Sc and M.Voc contain more than one specializations while the rest of courses have only one specialization offered by the college.
The duration period of each of the courses is two years apart from MCA. MCA has a duration of three years to the candidates. The interested candidates need to have a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline from an authorized university or academic institution.
For the candidates seeking admission in PG programmes, the college conducts an entrance test. As per the marks obtained in the exam, the college makes the selection of candidates.
Candidates interested in M.A programme, must be able to read and write in Tamil Language.
Table of PG courses by Loyola College Chennai
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Duration|
|M.A.||Economics||B.A. Economics||2 Years|
|English Lit.||B.A. English|
|Community Development||Any Degree|
|Human Resource Management|
|Medical and Psychiatric Social Work|
|Welfare of the Disadvantaged Sections|
|M.Com.||Commerce||B.Com / B.B.A.||2 Years|
|M.Sc.||Bio-Technology||B.Sc Zoology / Adv. Zoology and Biotechnology / Plant Biology and Biotechnology / Botany / Life Science / Medical Lab Technology / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Biophysics / Physics.||2 Years|
|Food Chemistry and Food Processing||B.Sc. Nutrition / Food Science Management / Zoology / Botany / Plant Biology / Plant Biotechnology / / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Biophysics / Physics.|
|Chemistry||B.Sc Chemistry with Mathematics as allied subject|
|Physics||B.Sc Physics with Mathematics as allied subject|
|Statistics||B.Sc Mathematics / Statistics|
|Zoology||B.Sc. Zoology / Adv Zoology and Biotechnology / Life Science|
|Computer Science||B.Sc Computer Science|
|Medical Lab Technology||B.Sc Zoology / Adv. Zoology and Biotechnology / Plant Biology and Biotechnology / Botany / Life Science / Medical Lab Technology / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Biophysics / Physics.|
|Visual Communication||Any degree. Media / Design related degree are preferable|
|M.Voc.||3D Animation||Any Degree|
|Digital Journalism||Any Degree|
|M.C.A.||Computer Applications||B.Sc Mathematics||3 Years|
To get the online application form of any the courses offered by Loyola College Chennai, candidates are requested to check the official website of the college
Before filling the application form, candidates need to read the prospectus carefully. Candidates can download the PDF File of Prospectus
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I had to undertake an entrance exam devised by the college which included an interview. I wasn't informed on how much I had scorn. But my name had been displayed on the first list. Usually exemplary students gets the opportunity to have their names displayed in the first list.
For joining UG programme there is no entrance and such things followed. Only scrutinized applications are brought into the selection list. The candidates are selected on the basis of many factors based on the admission panel of Loyola. It is unique. For PG admissions one must apply and get a call letter, which is a hall ticket for the PG entrance exam also.
No Entrance required for Bsc. This college is good college thats why i choose this college.
No entrance exams. I was selected out of my HSC exam results. I chose B.Sc. Physics because of the fact that the employment opportunities were higher compared to other courses and also, I have a particular interest towards Physics as a subject.
There were no entrance examinations for admission in my college. The only criteria being marks scored in the 12th boards. There was a brief interview with the HOD of the department I had opted for.
This College Loyola is the finest in Tamil Nadu State as well as in the country. It comes in top ten colleges of India. BA in English is very high in demand and really good course hence I took it and did learn a lot about what literature is read and called as. The college keeps adding new papers every 5 years. Which helps the student in understanding the course as well as what he or she is learning.
I Din't write any entrance but got through Merit.
I did not take any entrance exam to get into the college, i was selected on the basis of my higher secondary grades.
No entrance exam for Loyola college . Best college in India I got through personal interview from the college. It was an one on one interview with the principal and he is impressed and placed me in the college.
No admission process directly join but within the stipulated time. Interview process takes place. Thenafter placement based on the desire.