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.
|Mode of applying||Online|
|Entrance Test||For M.Phil Courses|
|Location||Nagercoli, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu|
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 (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.
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|
|AKT Educational Institutions||29|
|Win Mumbai College||05|
|St. Johns College||02|
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.