Holy Cross College (Autonomous) is the first women’s college in Kanyakumari, established in the year 1965. The college has been re-accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC and affiliated to M. S. University, Tirunelveli. HCC, Kanyakumari has a strength of more than 2500 students. The autonomous college offers 12 undergraduate, 10 postgraduate, 4 M.Phil programs and a dozen of certificate courses.

Holy Cross College Highlights

Official website holycrossngl.edu.in
Mode of applying Online
Entrance Test For M.Phil Courses
Location  Nagercoli, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu

Holy Cross College Courses

HCC offers numerous programs under a variety of UG, PG, Diploma and Certificate courses. A brief about the courses, eligibility and fees are tabulated below:

Course Discipline Eligibility Duration Fees (INR) per semester
UG BA (English) Passed 10+2 (HSC) 3 Years 10,500
BA (Economics) -
BA (History) -
BA (Tamil) Passed 10+2 (HSC) with Tamil as language paper 4,000
B.Com Passed 10+2 (HSC) with Commerce as one of the core subjects 5,000
B.Sc (Mathematics) Passed 10+2 (HSC) with as Mathematics one of the core subjects 8,500
B.Sc (Physics) Passed 10+2 (HSC) with as Physics and Mathematics one of the core subjects -
B.Sc (Chemistry) Passed 10+2 (HSC) with as Chemistry one of the core subjects -
B.Sc (Botany) (many more) Passed 10+2 (HSC) with as Botany or Biology one of the core subjects -
PG MA (English) Passed BA in English 2 Years 15,000
MA (Economics) Passed BA in Economics 5,000
MA (History) Passed BA in History 5,300
M.Com Passed B.Com/BBA/Bank Management/Financial Management or its equivalent 7,000
Master in Social Work Passed in any degree 10,000
M.Sc (Mathematics) Passed B.Sc in Mathematics 13,000
M.Sc (Physics) Passed B.Sc in Physics/Electronics/Applied Physics/Physics (Hons.) -
M.Sc (Chemistry) Passed B.Sc in Chemistry 20,000
M.Sc (Zoology) Passed B.Sc in Zoology -
M.Sc (Botany) Passed B.Sc in Botany 15,000
M.Phil Physics Passed post-graduation with Physics and Mathematics as relevant subjects with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (relaxation of 5% for SC/ST) 1 Year 34,000
Zoology Passed post-graduation with Zoology as relevant subject with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (relaxation of 5% for SC/ST) 25,000
English Passed post-graduation with English as relevant subject with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (relaxation of 5% for SC/ST) 26,000
M.Com Passed B.Com with a minimum of 55% aggregate marks (relaxation of 5% for SC/ST) 20,000

Note: HCC also offers Doctoral courses in Physics, English, Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, History and Mathematics and Certificate courses in Computer Literacy and Spoken English.

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Holy Cross College Admission

  • Fill the application form available on the website of the college.
  • Pay the application fee (INR 100) via online mode (Debit/Credit Card/NEFT).
  • Shortlisted candidates are required to appear for the Personal Interview.

Mandatory Documents

  1. Self-attested copies of mandatory mark sheets, transfer and conduct certificates.
  2. Statement of Provisional mark attested by the Principal of the school/institute last studied.
  3. Community certificate (for reserved category candidates).
  4. Two sets of photocopies of all the documents.
  5. Three latest passport size photographs.

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Holy Cross College Placement

The placement cell of the HCC provides on-campus placement opportunities to the students. The main agenda of the cell is to bridge a gap between students and industries. Some of the top recruiters of the college are Airtel, TCS, Reliance, Nursing Test, Win Mumbai College, St. Johns College and many more.

Current Placement Record:

Name of the Company Number of Students Selected
Airtel 02
TCS 02
AKT Educational Institutions 29
RedEgg 01
Reliance 02
Nursing Institute 02
Win Mumbai College 05
St. Johns College 02

Holy Cross College Facilities

Library: The college has well maintained Library with a rich collection of 52,873 books, 42 journals, 39 magazines, 77,000 e-books and 3600 e-journals. The library also has an intensive collection of rare books, journals, magazines, souvenirs, valuable manuscripts of Sahitya Academy.

Hostel: The college has provided a hostel facility. The hostellers are given spiritual animation, personality development classes and social awareness programs. The hostel has STD, Internet, TV and Audiovisual aids, Newspapers and Recreational facilities.

Sports: Students are well trained by coaches in outdoor and indoor games and athletic events. They get the opportunity to participate at International, National, Inter-university, State, University and District level tournaments.