Presidency College, Chennai - Admission Details 2020

Presidency College, Chennai - Admission Details 2020

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

Presidency College Chennai Admissions 2020: Cut Off, Selection Criteria, Eligibility

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Presidency College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu established in 1840. The college was ranked by the NIRF at #3 in 2019. The college is affiliated to the University of Madras.

The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses including various specializations in BA, B.Com, B.Sc, MA, M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D, etc. 

The application forms for admission to Presidency College are available online on the official website. However, they must be submitted at the institute with necessary documents. 

The selection is done on a merit basis and an interview session with the Principal. 

In order to pursue MCA at this college, candidates will have to take the TANCET exam and sit through the counseling as well. 

Presidency College provides various scholarships to the students on the basis of their merit and financial needs. 

Major Courses

CourseEligibilityCourse FeesLinks
B.Sc.Higher secondary school certificate3,785 INRClick here
M.Sc.Bachelor’s degree1,845 INRClick here

Presidency College Admission Highlights 2020

Name of the InstitutePresidency College
Institute TypePublic (Autonomous)
Courses OfferedUndergraduate and Postgraduate courses
Basic Admission CriteriaMerit-based, MCA: TANCET
Application ModeOffline
Application Form MonthApril - May 2020
Basic EligibilityUndergraduate - 10+2 passing certificate Postgraduate - bachelor’s degree
Name of the Entrance ExamTANCET
Entrance ModePen and paper-based test
InterviewYes
Seats1410

Presidency College, Chennai Courses Eligibility & Detailed Fees

CourseEligibilityTotal Fees/ yearDetailed Fee Structure
Ph.DPost Graduation-Check Here
M.PhilPost Graduation₹2,215Check Here
M.ScGraduation₹923Check Here
BA10+2₹1,242Check Here
B.Sc10+2₹1,262Check Here
M.AGraduation₹863Check Here
B.Com10+2₹1,242Check Here
CourseAdmission Link
BA,
B.Sc,
B.Com,
MA,
M.Com,
MCA,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce,
BCA
Admission Link

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
TANCET Registration 07 Jan - 04 Feb, 2020
TANCET MCA Exam 29 Feb, 2020

Presidency College Undergraduate Admission 2020

For admission to B.Sc., B. Com, BA or BCA courses at Presidency College, candidates must know the below-mentioned information.

Name of the courseSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
B.ScMathematics10+2 passing certificateBased on merit
Statistics
Physics
Chemistry
Plant Biology and Bio-technology
Advanced Zoology and Advanced Biotechnology
Geology
Geography
Psychology
BAHistoryAn HSC passing certificate
Political Science
Economics
Tamil Literature
English Literature
Hindi Literature
Malayalam Literature
Urdu Literature
B.ComCorporate Secretaryship10+2 passing certificate
Commerce (General) 
Commerce (for special category)
BCA-10+2 passing certificate

Here are the intake details along with specializations offered by the college in B.Sc courses.

  • Physics - 48 seats
  • Chemistry - 80 seats
  • Mathematics - 96 seats
  • Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology - 48 seats
  • Geology - 24 seats
  • Geography - 24 seats
  • Psychology - 40 seats
  • Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology - 48 seats

The seat intake numbers for BA courses are: 

  • Political Science - 80
  • History - 90
  • Economics - 120
  • Tamil Literature - 40
  • English Literature - 40
  • Hindi Literature - 10
  • Malayalam Literature - 15
  • Urdu Literature - 10

The seats available for B.Com course are:

  • Commerce (for special category) - 15
  • Commerce (general) - 80
  • Corporate Secretaryship - 80

Presidency College Postgraduate Admission 2020

The important highlights for admission to M.Com, MA, and MCA admissions have been tabulated below.

Name of the courseSpecializationEligibilitySelection Criteria
MAEconomicsA bachelor's degree in relevant fieldBased on merit followed by an interview with the Principal
History
English Literature
Political Science
Public administration
Tamil Literature
Sanskrit Literature
Telugu Literature
M.ComA bachelor's degree in relevant field
MSW-A bachelor's degree in relevant field
MCA-A bachelor's degree in the relevant field TANCET followed by Counselling

Here are the details of specializations and seat intake in the M.Sc program at Presidency College.

  • Mathematics - 16
  • Statistics - 18
  • Physics - 18
  • Chemistry - 20
  • Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology - 20
  • Zoology - 20
  • Geology - 16
  • Geography - 14
  • Psychology - 18
  • Applied Microbiology - 12

Admission Process

TANCET Application Process

Students appearing for TANCET must have at least 50% in bachelor’s. The application fee of INR 500 (for general category) and INR 250 (for reserved category) must be paid before submitting the application.

How to Apply?

  • Students can log in to Anna University and register online for TANCET.
  • Registration requires personal details along with contAgni College of Technology details for generating a new user id and password.
  • Go to the TANCET application form and log in using the credentials generated during registration.
  • Fill in the required details and upload a recent photograph.
  • Submit the application with the fee and keep a printout for future reference.

Presidency College M.Phil Admission 2020

Presidency College offers full-time and part-time M.Phil course and Ph.D degrees to interested candidates. Check the table below for major highlights:

Name of the courseM.Phil 
Specializations18
Duration1 year
Course feeINR 2,215 for the first year
EligibilityMaster’s degree 

Presidency College Ph.D Admission 2020

Name of the coursePh.D.
Specialization19
Duration3 years
EligibilityMaster’s degree 
Selection CriteriaMerit based 

How to Apply for Presidency College?

The application process for admission to M.Com, MA, MCA and MSW. courses at Presidency College has been given below for interested candidates.

  • Obtain the application form online, from the Principal, Presidency College or they can get it in person via post after paying the application fees.
  • Submit the complete application form with required documents in person or at:

The Principal,

Presidency College (Autonomous),

Kamarajr Salai,

Triplicane, Chennai - 600 005 

before the last date by 5:00 pm

FAQs

Ques. Does Presidency College provide placement?

Ans. Yes, placement drives are conducted in the college. Visit their official website to know more about it.

Ques. Are there any co-curricular activities in the college?

Ans. Yes, at Presidency College you can join the Environmental Club, NCC, NSS, Quiz Club, Red Ribbon Club, Rotract Club, Youth Red Cross.

Ques. Are there any hostels for girls?

Ans. Yes, Presidency College has hostel facilities for girls and boys.

Ques. Are scholarships offered at Presidency College?

Ans. Presidency College offers various scholarships, awarded on the basis of merit and to those students who require financial help. The following are the types of scholarships are available:.
  • Government scholarships
  • Scholarships under excess fees income scheme
  • Scholarships are given by directorate of college education
  • Scholarships for post-matric studies in Hindi

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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Rameshbabu ABachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Statistics)Batch : 1998
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It was my higher secondary final school marks (+2) pushed me to this wonderful college. I opted for Statistics as I like it with allied as computer science subject. Since this is govt the college admission is purely based on merit. I just applied and based on my marks in final year school I got the admission easily.


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Edwin Raja James MMaster of Computer Application [MCA] + Master of Business Administration [MBA]Batch : 2010
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Exam : TANCET Score : 37 Opt : Would like to study in Chennai and it is one of the most famous college and it is a Government college and less amount of fee.


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DeepakBSCBatch : 2015
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I have score more marks in +2 level. So i join to easily in presidency college. I have selected B.Sc. Chemistry. They are so many of course in this college. but i selected only B.Sc.


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Saurabh Kumar Sharma

Dear Sir, I want to do Ph.D in Commerce and Management. K indly, revert me how will I get admission ?? Regards

26 May, 2020 01:43
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Saurabh, this course is not available in Presidency College.

26 May, 2020 08:11
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Patchaiyappan

I wish to study B.A(political science ) and is the application form available through online orelse only offline

27 Apr, 2020 22:25
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Patchaiyappan, yes, the application form is available only in online mode. However, it has to be submitted to the college along with the required documents.

28 Apr, 2020 00:33
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nishad k

Phd 2020 any vavancy

05 Apr, 2020 00:31
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Nishad, you can check the official website of the college for seat availability.

05 Apr, 2020 01:57
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Shashwat Ratna

So sir can I know the eligibity criteria for bsc course

09 Nov, 2019 10:27
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Candidates who have passed intermediate with at least 50% marks are eligible for all the branches in B.Sc.

09 Nov, 2019 11:22
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Shashwat Ratna

I am studying in class 12th and I want to get admisssion in bsc in presidency college chennai so I have to give any entrance test for it or I will get through merit.

09 Nov, 2019 10:12
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Shashwat, admission to this course is done through merit in qualifying examination i.e. intermediate. But you will have to make sure that you satisfy all the eligibility criteria for the concerned course.

09 Nov, 2019 10:22
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Anushiya Shan

I am studying 12 th this year please BA Economic please Sir I try this year BA Economics But not chance your college please Sir BA Economics sir.........

17 Sep, 2019 11:30
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Anushiya, admission process for all the UG courses is expected to commence from April 22, 2020 (tentatively).

17 Sep, 2019 12:12
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Girija sekar

Is Admission for M.Sc Mathematics 2019 available now?

10 Jul, 2019 12:27
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Akhil Pasanth

Hi Girija, The last date to fill the form is today by 5 P.M.

10 Jul, 2019 14:48
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Gowri

For which courses admission is available?

03 Jul, 2019 10:33
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Gowri, admission process for UG and PG courses has already ended on June 15 and June 11, 2019 respectively. However, admission process for research courses M.Phil and P.hD is still going on and will end on July 30, 2019 (tentatively).

03 Jul, 2019 10:48
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Pranjal padhy

Sir I want to take admission in bsc in geology .... I got 70% in 12 th can I get the admission?

02 Jul, 2019 13:04
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mannu singh

Hi Pranjal, the student must have passed 10 2 or an equivalent stream from recognized Board. Thus, you are eligible to take admission.

02 Jul, 2019 17:25
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Vincy Monisha

I need to get m.Phil English admission in this college. What is the procedure for it?

26 Jun, 2019 17:57
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Shobhna Chaturvedi

Hi Vincy, kindly check the Admission Procedure of M.Phil English in the college from here.

26 Jun, 2019 18:22

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