Newman College, established in the year 1964, is a catholic institute located in Thodupuzha, Kerala. It is affiliated to Mahatama Gandhi University and accredited by NAAC with an ‘A’ grade. The college is an aided institution that also runs a few courses for IGNOU through distance education mode. It offers various UG, PG and Doctoral programs in many streams. Admission is done through the Under Graduate Centralized Admissions Process (UGCAP) and Post Graduate Centralized Admissions Process (PGCAP) on the basis of the entrance exam conducted by the MG University.
Newman College Highlights
|Type of Programs||UG, PG, Certificate and Add-on Courses|
|Admission Criteria||UG CAP and PG CAP|
Newman College Courses
Newman College offers Undergraduate and postgraduate programs and certificate courses in multiple streams. The selection for these courses is based on the entrance exam conducted by the university. Tabulated below is the list of programs offered by the college at different levels:
|UG Courses||PG Courses||Certificate Programs||Add-on Courses|
|B.A. (Economics/ History/ Political Science/ English/ Malayalam/ Kerala Culture)||M.A (English/ Economics)||Computerized Accounting||First Aid and Safety Education|
|B.Sc (Mathematics/ Botany/ Biotechnology/ Physics/ Zoology/ Statistics)||M.Com (General/ Finance)||First aid and safety education||Plant Tissue Culture|
|B.Com (Finance/ Computer Applications/ Co-operation)||M.Sc (Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry)||-||Diploma in Computer Applications|
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Newman College Admissions
The admission to the college is done on the basis of a centralized allotment process (CAP) of Mahatma Gandhi University. The university conducts separate processes for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs namely UG CAP and PG CAP respectively.
- UG Courses – Intermediate graduate in relevant discipline from a recognized board
- PG Courses – Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject from a recognized university
Candidates fulfilling these basic eligibility requirements will be allowed to sit in the entrance exam for the respective course. They can register themselves online on the website of MG University by filling the application form with all necessary details.
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Since the college follows the admission criteria as per Mahatma Gandhi University, therefore, the university has also reserved seats. Following are the details for the same:
|Categories||% of seats reserved|
Newman College Scholarships
Newman College provides a number of scholarships to the needy and meritorious students. Mentioned below are the scholarships sponsored by governmental agencies:
- National Merit Scholarship for highest marks in the qualifying exam
- Teacher's Children with first class
- Hindi Scholarship for securing highest marks in Hindi
- State and District Merit Scholarships on the basis of academic merit
- Sports Scholarship on the basis of performance in any sport/ game
- University Merit Scholarship for a meritorious student in each course
The scholarship provided at the college level and is sponsored by the benefactors, alumni or teachers are mentioned below:
- St. Mary Scholarship to the daughter of a widow.
- Mar George Punnakottil Award for the Best NCC Cadet
- Msgr. Mathew Palamattam award for top scorer in MA English (final)
- Prof. Manuel Thomas memorial award for top scorer in BA English (Final)
- Prof. T.S Chacko Award for top scorer in B.Sc Mathematics
- Prof. U.V. John Memorial award for top scorer in B.Sc. Physics
- A.S. Gafoor memorial award for top scorer in B.A. Economics
Newman College Placements
The placement cell of the college plays an integral role in shaping the lives of its students since its inception. Faculty members bring distinguished companies for the recruitment drive each year. It also arranges seminars and personality building assignments for the students in order to transform an average student to an extraordinary employee.