Madras Christian College [MCC] is a premier and prestigious Higher education institute that provides excellence in fields of Arts and Science. It holds the 17th rank in NIRF. MCC offers 30 full-time UG and PG Programmes in Arts, Science, & Commerce. Additionally, it offers a Bachelor’s Degree in Archeology & in Musicology, and a Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW) & in Computer Application (MCA). Admission to MCC for UG and PG program is Merit-Based and for MCA program is Entrance-Based. It holds an excellent placement record. 

Madras Christian College Highlights

Established | Institute Type  1837 | Private
Affiliations  University of Madras 
Approved By  NAAC with ‘A’ grade 
Recognized UGC
Courses offered  B.Sc., B.A., B.Com., M.Sc., M.A., MSW and M.Phil.
Admission Criteria  Merit-Based and Entrance-Based 
Entrance Exam Name  TANCET 
Application Mode  Online 
Campus Area  320 Acres
Top Recruiters  Deloitte, TCS, Infosys, Accenture, Wipro, Zoho
Official website  https://www.mcc.edu.in/

Madras Christian College Ranking

MCC is one of the Top Ranking Institute in India. Some of the recent rankings are mentioned below: 

Body/Magazine Rank Year
NIRF  17  2020
India Today’s Best ARTS Colleges 5 2020
India Today's Best Commerce Colleges  6 2020
India Today's Best Science Colleges  4 2020
India Today's Best BBA colleges  5 2020

Madras Christian College Courses

The college offers 3 UG, 3 PG, and 1 post-doctoral course. Additionally, there are also vocational courses. The important details of some of the courses are mentioned below: 

Courses Details
B.Sc.  Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with PCM and a minimum aggregate of 50%
Specializations: Physics, Statics, Chemistry, Microbiology, Zoology, Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology, Visual Communication, Geography, and Physical Education
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B.A. Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 10 + 2 with a minimum aggregate of 50%
Specializations: English, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Philosophy, Economics and Journalism
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B.Com. Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Passed 10 + 2 with a minimum aggregate of 50%
Specializations: General, and Accounting and Finance
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M.A.  Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduate Degree with a minimum of 50% aggregate
Specializations: English, History, Political science, Public Administration, Philosophy, Economics, Communication, and Tamil
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MCA Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: BCA with a minimum of 50% aggregate
Selection process: Marks Obtained in TANCET exam
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MSW Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduation with a minimum of 50% Aggregate
Specializations: Human Resource Development and Management, and Community Development
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M.Sc.  Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Sc. in the concerned stream with a minimum of 50% aggregate
Specializations: Maths, Physics, Statics, Chemistry, Applied Microbiology, Zoology, Plant Biology, and Plant Biotechnology
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Madras Christian College Admissions

Candidates for Undergraduate programs are selected on the Merit-Based in 10+2, while for Postgraduate programs, merit in 10+2+3 is considered. MCA admission is based on Entrance Exam i.e. TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test), conducted by Anna University. Candidates can apply in online mode. 

How To Apply?

  • Application forms are available on the official website.
  • Select the category, stream, degree & course.
  • Fill all the personal information as well as academic details. 
  • Review the form and click on ‘Save’ Button.
  • Payment for application form is through the online payment method. 

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Madras Christian College Placements

MCC provides on-campus placements to their students and for practical training, it offers internship programs. It invites many reputed companies to the campus every year. The percentage of students placed in B.Com stream was 90% and in the BCA stream, it was 85% in the year 2019. Some of the top recruiters of the college include: 

Deloitte SIFY Amazon TCS
Element K Cognizant Infosys Accenture
HCL Technologies Wipro IBM Standard Chartered Bank

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Madras Christian College Facilities

Some of the facilities provided by the college include: 

  • Residential Halls: MCC has a total of 6 residential halls: Selaiyur Hall, St.Thomas's Hall, Bishop Heber Hall, Martin Hall (Formerly known as the Women's Hostel), Margaret Hall and Barnes Hall. 
  • Miller Memorial Library: The library contains thousands of books and periodicals which are necessary for students according to their streams. MCC also provides facilities for the students who are visually-challenged with Books in Braille, Computers integrated with Screen Reader and the internet facilities.
  • Music: MCC is well-known for its student rock bands. Bands started by MCC students are The Mustangs, Rusty Moe, & Blacklisted. 
  • Public Spaces: There several public places available such as Anderson Hall, MCC Quadrangle, Boxing Ring, International Guest House, Macphails’s Arts Centre, Sportsfields, and C.A. Abraham Pavillion. 
  • Cafeteria: When students have free time in between breaks or in free hour students visit the cafeteria to hangout. 

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Madras Christian College FAQs

Ques. Which college is a better choice, Loyola College, Chennai, or Madras Christian College? 

Ans. Both colleges provide the best education to their students. MCC offers the Best campus and Liberal Student Life, whereas Loyola College gives you the best exposure and is purely academic.

Ques. Is studying B.Sc Statistics valuable from MCC?

Ans. Yes, certainly. MCC is one of the top colleges and B.Sc. Statistics is also a very demanding field. So, studying from MCC will give you a great career option.

Ques. How is MCC for students from other states who don’t understand Tamil?

Ans. The college staff is highly cooperative and well-read in English. Students don’t face any difficulty as far as language goes as everyone is very supportive here. Yes, there are many Tamil students but a large number of Malayali, Telugu, Hindi, and northeastern students also study here.

Ques. Are there any reservations for courses? 

Ans. Reservations provided by MCC to various category students are as follows: 
Category Reservation
Open Competition  31
Backward Classes  26.5
Backward Muslim Class  3.50
Most Backward Class & Denotified Community 20
Scheduled Castes 15
Scheduled Castes (arunthathiyars) 3
Scheduled Tribes  1

Ques. What is the cut-off range for the MCA program?

Ans. The cut-off ranks for TANCET re as follows: 
Category Rank
General 39
OBC 37
SC 32
MBC 23

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Ques. Is Madras Christian College accredited by NAAC?

Ans. Yes, Madras Christian College is accredited by NAAC with “A Grade.”

Ques. Does Madras Christian College have the approval of UGC?

Ans. Yes, Madras Christian College is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC).

Ques. Does Madras Christian College offer part-time courses? 

Ans. No, Madras Christian College does not offer part-time courses. It only offers full-time programmes.

Ques. What is the eligibility for PG courses offered at Madras Christian College? 

Ans. Candidates must have completed graduation with a minimum of 50% marks to be eligible for admission into PG programmes.

Ques. How do I get admission into the MCA programme of Madras Christian College?

Ans. Candidates are required to appear for TANCET or any other entrance exam conducted by Anna University for admission into the MCA programme.

Ques. What is the admission criteria for admission into Madras Christian College?

Ans. Admission into Madras Christian College is on the basis of merit for UG courses and on the basis of entrance exam for PG courses.