Presidency College, Chennai

Presidency College, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu AICTE | Estd 1840 University of Madras, Chennai Public (Autonomous) NAAC

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Presidency College, Chennai is one of the oldest colleges that has been established by the British Indian Government in 1840. The college has been ranked 5th by NIRF in 2020. Presidency College, Chennai offers 21 undergraduate and postgraduate courses with 18 specializations under M. Phil. and 19 specializations under the Ph.D. department. Admission to the college is done on the basis of merit and the TANCET Entrance exam for MCA. The average salary package offered at the college is INR 1.8 LPA.

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Presidency College Highlights

Established | Type1840 | Public (Autonomous)
Accredited ByNAAC
Affiliated ToUniversity of Madras
Courses OfferedB. A., B. Com., B. Sc., BCA, M. A., M. Com., M. Phil., MCA, MSW, and Ph.D.
Application ModeOffline
Admission CriteriaMerit-based
Entrance ExamTANCET exam for MCA admissions
Top RecruitersTCS
Facilities AvailableHostel, Library, Post office, Cafeteria

Presidency College Ranking

  • Presidency College has been ranked ‘3rd’ and ‘5th’ in the year 2019 and 2020 respectively by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) which falls under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India.
  • According to NIRF, Presidency College Chennai was ranked 1st in the year of 2019 in the state of Tamil Nadu. 
  • The Week has ranked Presidency College 5th Best in 2019.

Presidency College Courses

Presidency College Chennai offers 21 undergraduate postgraduate courses; with 18 specializations under M. Phil. And 19 specializations under the Ph.D. department. The details regarding each course are mentioned below:

CourseDetails
B. A.Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 examinations
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Courses Offered: Economics, History, Political Science, English, Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Urdu
Intake: 405
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B.ScDuration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 examinations
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Courses Offered: Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Advanced Zoology, and Advanced Biotechnology, and Mathematics
Intake: 312
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B.ComDuration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 examinations
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Courses Offered: Corporate Secretaryship and Commerce
Intake: 175
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BCADuration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have passed 10+2 examinations
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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M.ADuration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the respective field
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Courses Offered: Economics, English, Political Science, Public Administration, Tamil, History, Sanskrit, and Telugu.
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M.ComDuration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the respective field
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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MSWDuration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the respective field
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Courses Offered: Masters’ in Social Work
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MCADuration: 2 years
Eligibility: Must have obtained a BCA degree
Selection Criteria: TANCET Exam
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M. Sc.Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the respective field
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
Courses Offered: Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geography, Geology, Physics, Psychology, Statistics, Zoology, Mathematics, and Applied Microbiology
Intake: 144
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Ph.D.Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Must have obtained a Master's degree
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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M.PhilDuration: 1 year
Eligibility: Must have obtained a Master's degree
Selection Criteria: Merit-based
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Presidency College Admissions

The admissions at Presidency College is autonomous, the students must visit the college to collect the admission form; also, the college website is not in service as of now. The candidates must meet all the eligibility criteria mentioned in the above table.

How to Apply?

  • As mentioned above, the students must collect the admission form from the college premises.
  • Students must fill the admission form carefully and submit the said mark sheets mentioned on the admission form before the admission process deadline.
  • Once the forms are submitted, the college will handover a form with all the marks mentioned on it and the student must bring that form on the day of admission.
  • The admission day has a set of counseling rounds where the students are called according to their rank on the merit list which is based on the marks obtained by the students.
  • The students seeking admission into undergraduate courses would require submitting 10+2 mark sheets; the candidates seeking admission into postgraduates’ courses should have graduated in the respective undergraduate course and obtained the eligible marks.

How to apply for the TANCET exam? (For MCA admissions’ eligibility)

  • The first eligibility criteria before applying for the TANCET exam is that the candidate must have received at least 50% in their bachelor’s degree (BCA).
  • The candidates can log in to Anna University portal and create a new login.
  • After creating a unique login, the candidate must fill all the details that are asked carefully and select the course for which they are applying along with the exam center.
  • After filling all the details, the candidates must pay the application fees, which is Rs. 500 for general category students and Rs. 250 for reserved category students. Now, you can submit the form. Make sure you note down the TANCET application number.

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Presidency College Placements

The college has a dedicated placement cell that conducts on-campus drives for students to provide jobs to the students. The following table will provide brief information about the placements in the year 2017-2018.

CourseNo. of students who graduatedNo. of students that are placedAvg. salary of the placed students
UG632103INR 1,38,000
PG (2-year course)25761INR 1,80,000
PG (3-year course)247INR 1,80,000

Presidency College Facilities

With a big campus that was established over 160 years, Presidency College has a fair share of old and strong infrastructure and provides the below facilities inside the college campus.

  • Hostel: The college campus has 2 hostels for boys and girls each. The rooms in the hostel are free of cost as the college funds students who require scholarships with some hostel fees included. At present, the boys’ hostel is under renovation.
  • Library: The college has a general library that has a lot of books and print journals across a variety of streams; keeping in mind the vast array of courses the college offers. It also has paid hostels for outside students.
  • Other facilities: The college has some other facilities which include a cafeteria, a post office, a counter for the Central Bank of India, and healthcare facilities.

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Presidency College FAQs

Ques. Does the college provide admissions to foreign students?

Ans. No, this information is not available as of now and the college website is not in service.

Ques. Does the college provide scholarships?

Ans. Mostly all the students who get admitted to this college are eligible for scholarship and most of them do get benefits from the scholarship.

Ques. What are the best colleges in the Chennai region?

Ans. According to NIRF 2019, the other colleges which are on par with the Presidency College in Chennai city are Loyola College (Rank 6), Madras Christian College, Chennai (Rank 13) and Madras Christian College, Chennai (Rank 13)

Ques. What are the minimum eligibility criteria for the TANCET exam?

Ans. The minimum eligibility criteria are to hold a bachelor’s degree in the relevant discipline. Minimum marks at graduation level must be at least 50%. Candidates having a degree from distance/weekend program are not eligible for the TANCET exam.

Ques. How is the placement scenario in this college?

Ans. The placement scene at the college can improve, the number of students is far less than the number of students that graduate. A candidate must consider these factors before joining college.

Presidency College, Chennai Fees & Eligibility

CourseTotal Fees/ yearEligibility
B.Sc₹1,26210+2
M.Sc₹923Graduation
B.Com₹1,24210+2
BA₹1,24210+2
M.A₹863Graduation
Ph.D-Post Graduation
M.Phil₹2,215Post Graduation
Select Degree : B.Sc M.Sc B.Com BA M.A Ph.D
Select Stream : Arts Commerce Science Computer Applications

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8.3/10

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9.2/10faculty
8.2/10infrastructure
7.8/10placements
8.5/10social

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Subash Chandra Bose RMaster of Social WorkPursued
BATCH : 2021
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Top 5th college in india, Rated by NIRF

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9.7 /10

This college is special for post graduate study. Under graduate is not bad.


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Nandini MahurkarB.COMPursued
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8.7 /10

The faculties are veru experienced and well educated. In most of the colleges they don't provide water facilities but here we get clean drinking water. We have canteen in college which is quiet affordable.


10/10academic
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Nirad kumar dasBachelor of commercePursued
BATCH : 2020
9.2
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Best college for commerce

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9.2 /10

Overall its a good college for students who have big dreams and wants to accomplish their dreams. They college also provides post graduate course like m. com, mba, mib, and etc. With good placement one can have his dreams fulfilled.


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Akhil GuptaB.comPursued
BATCH : 2021
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7.8 /10

Positive remarks about our college are very clean and tidy classes, fully air conditioner classes, best infrastructure in the city transport facilities are also awesome they are better compare to other colleges.


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Ajay niranjanB.Sc chemistryBatch : 2019
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9.5 /10

Our college is top in the state and in the national level nirf our college in fifth position.and naac aaa given college .all are positive remarks .no negative remarks about my college .the well known college of excellence


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Leo richardBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Geography)Pursued 1st year
BATCH : 2021
7.8
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College daries

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7.8 /10

It’s a college where you have to rely all on ourselves it isn’t comfy zone got to adjust to certificate this if we are prepared for all of this then you might want to consider this college. Geology isn’t available anywhere in Tamilnadu and this is best compared to other colleges.


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K abishek samuelBachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Geology)Pursued 1st year
BATCH : 2021
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It’s all about you

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6.8 /10

It’s a college where you have to rely all on ourselves it isn’t comfy zone got to adjust to certificate this if we are prepared for all of this then you might want to consider this college. Geology isn’t available anywhere in Tamilnadu and this is best compared to other colleges.


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Rameshbabu ABachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Statistics)Batch : 1998
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The best college I have seen. Since it is government college I didn't see any issues from the staffs.


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Madhanraj Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] {Hons.} (Statistics)Batch : 2006
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Missed Out Memories

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It's a very good college for good learners... And the bad college for the bad listeners.


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Kamarajar Salai Rd, PWD Estate, Chepauk,
Chennai - 600005
Tamil Nadu , India

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044-28544894 , 28586401 , 28510732

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Amrithaniver kp

Hi mam, myself Amrithanived kp i have completed my 12th with 89 percent in my science stream that is (physics,chem and bio) am i eligible for admission to bsc psychology course at your collage.what is the admission process

27 Mar, 2020 18:52
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Amrithaniver ,yes you are eligible to apply for the above course ,you are required to have you 10 2 certificate with you.

27 Mar, 2020 23:39
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Fathima Fargana

Is there any other course related to anatomy nd physiology to do in correspondence

05 Feb, 2020 16:14
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Fathima, this college does not provides distance learning.

05 Feb, 2020 16:49
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Manonmani Radhakrishnan

Hi I am Manonmani I need to join M.Sc statistics in this College...I score 66% in my UG will get admission in this college

06 Jan, 2020 00:16
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Manonmani, as there is no minimum percentage criteria to be eligible, candidates who have done graduation from a recognized university are considered eligible. Thus, you are eligible too.

06 Jan, 2020 11:11
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Sidhardh Gopalan

Im from kerala.want to study bsc. Psychology what are the admission procedures.is there any entrance exam for this course

12 Nov, 2019 22:48
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sidhardh, admission to all the UG courses is based on merit in qualifying examination i.e. intermediate. No entrance exam is conducted for providing admission to this course.

13 Nov, 2019 11:08
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Amulya Gunthoti

No other way to join in the collage

16 Jul, 2019 10:35
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Amulya, kindly mention the course in which you want to take admission.

16 Jul, 2019 10:48
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Subramanian Navaneethakrishnan

Hello I am seeking to get an admission for PhD in Sanskrit 2019/2020 let me know the details and procedure

09 Jul, 2019 16:19
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Subramanian, kindly check the Admission Procedure of the concerned course in the college from here.

09 Jul, 2019 16:33
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Sâthïsh Mâttå

Hi I am Sathish college join in 1 yare but college opening data missing please open data tell me in 1 yare pridencey college tell me

03 Jun, 2019 14:41
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Sathish, college is expected to conduct the classes from August, 2019.

03 Jun, 2019 15:10
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JEROME K VARKEY

Hello... My son Jerome k varkey is pursuing to take Admission in B.com. Hello... My son scored 61.66% in class XII Commerce Stream will he get Admission in your college Thanks

03 May, 2019 12:08
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hello sir, to be eligible for admission in B.Com, candidate must have passed intermediate from a recognized. Thus, your son is eligible for the course.

03 May, 2019 12:33
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uthaman

Hi I'm revathi I need to join bsc physics. Is there any entrance exam?

10 Apr, 2019 15:57
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Uthaman, for admission process of UG courses, kindly visit the official website or contact the college at 044-28544894.

10 Apr, 2019 16:05
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Jeevanandham

Hii l am jeevanandham l need to join BA History 2year in this college admission sir

16 Mar, 2019 11:12
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Monika Content

hello Jeevanandham, The college doesn't provide BA for 2 Year, BA course only available for 3 years.

16 Mar, 2019 12:40

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