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Holy Cross College (Autonomous) is one of the most renowned colleges in Tamil Nadu, which is situated at the heart of ‘The Rock City’. The institute is affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, and is re-accredited with Grade ‘A’ by NAAC in 2012.

It offers B.Sc., BA, B.Com., and BCA courses at the UG level and MSc, MA, M.Com., MCA, and MSW at the PG level. It also offers Diploma, Certificate, PG Diploma, M.Phil., and Ph.D. courses. It secured 26th place in 2017, 42nd place in 2018, 85th place in 2019, and 66th place in 2020 respectively as per NIRF.

Holy Cross College Trichy Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1923 | Public
Affiliated To  Bharathidasan University
Accreditation  Grade ‘A’ by NAAC
Courses Offered UG, PG, Diploma, M.Phil., and Ph.D.
Application Mode Offline/Online
Admission Criteria Entrance-based with Interview
Official Website http://www.hcctrichy.ac.in/

Holy Cross College Trichy Ranking

Holy Cross College (Autonomous) is one of the topmost colleges of South India due to which, it has been ranked among the best colleges of India many times. Given below are some of its recent rankings in the list:

Ranking Agency Ranking position  Year
National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 26th Rank 2017
42nd Rank 2018
85th Rank 2019
66th Rank 2020

Holy Cross College Trichy Courses 

Holy Cross College offers many specialized courses as mentioned below. 

Course Specialization Eligibility Criteria
B.Sc. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Computer Science, Rehabilitation Science, and Visual Communication Pass in HSC/10+2/equivalent examination from any recognized board
B.Com. Commerce and Commerce with Computer Application Pass in HSC/10+2/equivalent examination from any recognized board
B.A. Economics, Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, and English Literature Pass in HSC/10+2/equivalent examination from any recognized board
M.Sc.  Physics, Mathematics, Botany, Chemistry, Zoology, Computer Science, Psychology, Biotechnology, Media and Communication, Bioinformatics, and Master of Rehabilitation Science Bachelor Degree in the Concerned Discipline from any recognized institution
M.A. Tamil, English, Human Rights, and Economics Bachelor Degree in the Concerned Discipline from any recognized institution
Ph.D. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English, Botany, History, Zoology, Biotechnology, Commerce, Economics, Tamil, Rehabilitation Science, and Visual Communication Master Degree in the Concerned Discipline from any recognized institution
Diploma Computer Application, Medical Laboratory Technology, and Special Education Mental Retardation Pass in HSC/10+2/equivalent examination from any recognized board
P.G. Diploma Computer Application, Medical Laboratory Technology, Rural Management, and Bioinformatics Bachelor Degree in the Concerned Discipline from any recognized institution
Certificate EDC Pass in HSC/10+2/equivalent examination from any recognized board

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Holy Cross College Trichy Admission

Holy Cross College offers B.Sc. and B.A. courses under 9 and 3 specializations respectively.  It also offers B.Com. and B.C.A. programs at UG level. At the PG level, M.Sc. and M.A. courses are available with 11 and 4 specializations respectively. It offers M.Com., M.C.A., M.S.W., and M.Phil. at PG along with Ph.D. level courses. In addition, it offers certificate diploma, and PG diploma under varied specializations.

Admission to all of these courses is based on the performances in the entrance test and interview conducted by the college. Candidates who have already qualified UGC/ CSIR UGC NET/ JRF/ GATE will only have to appear for the interview round for seeking admission to M.Phil. and Ph.D. programs.

Application Procedure: 

  • For offline applications, candidates need to visit the college office to collect the application form provided with the prospectus.
  • For online applications, candidates have to visit the official website of the college.
  • Candidates must fill in the application form with all the necessary details and attach the required documents.
  • Candidates can submit the application form either through post or in person for offline and for online, it can be filled online itself.
  • Upload/ attach copies/scan copies of the needed documents.
  • Candidates can pay the application fee either through DD or in cash or online depending upon the mode of admission.
  • Submit the form and keep a printed copy of it for future purposes.
  • Appear and qualify the exam so that you can get shortlisted for the interview.
  • After, verify your documents and get admitted. 

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Holy Cross College Trichy Scholarship

In order to provide financial assistance to the needy and meritorious students of the institute, it provides the following Non-governmental scholarships:

Name of Scholarship Sanctioning Authority
Institutional Management Scholarship for Students Management
Scholarship and Educational Aid Management
Platinum Jubilee Scholarship Management
P.G. Scholarship Management
Tamil Nadu Educational Trust Scholarship Tamil Nadu Educational Trust
KALAM Trust Scholarship KALAM Trust Fund
IMAN Trust Scholarship IMAN Trust Fund

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Holy Cross College Trichy FAQs

Ques. What is the reservation structure for seeking admission to the college?

Ans. 50% of the total number of seats is reserved under Government Quota and the rest under Minority Quota. 31% of the total number of seats is reserved for OC, 26.5% for BC, 20% MBC/DNC, 18% for SC, 3.5% for Muslim BC, and 1% for ST candidates.

Ques. What is the maximum time limit for the completion of courses?

Ans. As per the rules of the academic council, UG and MCA students must complete their course within 6 years (3+3) and PG students must complete their course within 4 years (2+2).

Ques. Is there any research facility available?

Ans. Yes, for research purposes, a Centre for Research and Development has been established by the college authorities. 

Ques. Does the college provide placements opportunities?

Ans. The institution has collaboration with many companies through which the institute provides diverse placements opportunities to the students. 

Ques. Is there any hostel available nearby the college campus?

Ans. The college provides hostel facilities to its students, which is pretty close to the college campus.