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St. Joseph’s College is an autonomous institution situated in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. It was affiliated to Madras University till 1869 but is now affiliated to Bharathidasan University. It is also the only college in Tamil Nadu to be awarded with “Heritage Status” by UGC. St. Joseph’s college is also the first autonomous arts and science college in the country to secure the prestigious A++ rank for the fourth cycle of accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). 

The college boasts a wide range of courses to choose, from undergraduate to postgraduate, M.Phil, Ph.D and vocational courses. The college offers BA, B.SC, B.Com, B.Voc, BBA courses under the Undergraduate category and MA, M.SC, M.Com courses under the postgraduate category. It also has a one of a kind MBA Twinning Programme with specialization in marketing. It also launched a new initiative called American Transfer Program in coordination with Concordia College in New York. The admission to all these courses can be done  by both online and offline modes. It also holds a 100% placement record along with various distinguished companies as their top recruiters.

St. Joseph’s College Trichy Highlights

Established | Type 1844 | Autonomous
Affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli
No. of Courses UG:17 | PG:18 | M.Phil:13 | Ph.D:13 | Diploma:1
Eligibility criteria Merit based
Application mode Offline
Campus area 75. 0864 acres

St. Joseph College Trichy Courses

Tabulated below are the courses offered by the college under various specializations. 

Program Specialization Eligibility
BA Economics Intermediate Graduate or equivalent exam with Economics/Commerce/Accountancy
History Intermediate graduate in relevant subject from a recognized institute
Tamil Literature
English
B.Sc Botany Intermediate Graduate or equivalent exam with Biology/Botany/Zoology and Chemistry
Chemistry Intermediate Graduate or equivalent examination with Chemistry and Mathematics
Computer Science
Mathematics Intermediate Graduate or equivalent examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Physics
Statistics Intermediate Graduate or equivalent examination with Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Statistics As One Of The Above
Vis. Com (Visual Communication)  Intermediate Graduate or equivalent examination
B.Com Commerce Intermediate Graduate or equivalent examination with Commerce, Accountancy, Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Statistics
Computer Applications
B.Voc Viscom Technology Intermediate graduate in any discipline from a recognized institute
Software Development & System Administration
BBA Business Administration
M.A. Economics Bachelor’s degree in relevant subject from a recognized university
English
History
HRM
M.Sc Botany Graduate in B.Sc with relevant subject from a recognized university
Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
MCA - Pass In UG Degree With Any Any Of The Major Subjects:Mathematics/Physics/ Chemistry/Statistics/Commerce/Computer Science/Computer Applications

The college conducts  its courses in two shifts:

    A.  Shift I: The programme is funded by the government with the Principal as the head of the institution. There are three vice-principals for academics, administration and Infra duties.

    B.  Shift II: The programme is Self Financed with Deputy Principal as the Administrative head. There are two vice principals.

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St. Joseph’s College Trichy Admission 

Admission to this renowned institute can be done through both online and offline modes. The selection process is direct and based on the merit scored in 10+2 or equivalent examination except for MBA for which one is required to qualify the TANCET entrance exam. One can find the online application form for the same on the official website of the college. Fill the application form carefully with all the necessary information and upload all the documents. 

Following are the documents required at the time of admission

  • Scorecard of entrance exam (For MBA)
  • SSC and HSC Marksheet
  • Identity proof
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • Consolidated Mark Statement of UG / Provisional Certificate / Degree (For PG or Ph.D or M.Phil courses)

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St. Joseph’s College Trichy Placement 

The Training and placement cell has been working efficiently to enhance the student’s skill set to give them an edge over the ever growing competition and helping them strengthen their employability skills by organizing different orientations, career counselling and training programs. A total of 408 students were recruited in many top companies for the academic year of 2017-18. The top recruiters of St. Joseph college are ICICI Bank, Wipro, TATA Consultancy Services, Capgemini, Asian Paints, T.I.M.E, Reliance Trends and many more.

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St. Joseph’s College Trichy Scholarship 

The college offers various scholarships to help students on the basis of their merit. Following is a brief about 

  • Jesuit Educational Support (JES): It is a management scholarship for school, college and hostellers. Students can avail this scholarship for their studies. Every year, 60 lakh students are benefitted.
  • Backward Classes Welfare: To be eligible for this, the annual income of parents must be INR 1-2 LPA. The scholarship amount will be credited to the student’s bank account. The student must submit his/her bank details with IFSC codes.
  • Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare: To be eligible for this scholarship, the annual income of parents must be from INR 1-2 LPA. 

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St. Joseph’s College Trichy Facilities 

The college is well equipped with various facilities to look after the needs of the students as well as faculty members. Following is a brief about the same:

  1. Hostel: There are 5 hostels for men and 1 for women. The application form for the same is available in the respective hostels.
  2. Capability Enhancement Schemes: The college hosts a variety of programmes that help boost confidence in students and also give them an edge over competition.
  3. Student Clubs: There are various student’s clubs which help students polish their interests and hobbies and help them learn outside the four walls of the classroom.

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St. Joseph’s College Trichy Faculty 

St. Joseph college hosts an excellent faculty where most of the teachers are Ph.D holders. The faculty has published 397 papers in international journals as of 2017-18 in the fields of both arts and science and has also published papers in national journals and have also presented the papers in international, national and state level conferences.

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St. Joseph’s College Trichy FAQs 

Ques. What is Shift I and Shift II?

Ans. Shift I are the programs that are government aided and Shift II are programs that are self-financed. The timings for Shift 1 are 8:30 a.m. to 1:20 p.m. whereas for Shift 2, the timings are from 1:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Ques. What is the ranking of the college?

Ans. The world rank is 9085. It is also the first autonomous arts and science college in the country to secure the prestigious A++ rank for the fourth cycle of accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

Ques. What are the hostel facilities available?

Ans. There are 5 hostels for men and 1 for women. The hostel fees are reasonable. The hostels for shift I and shift II are different. All hostels have a mess and rooms have single/double beds.

Ques. How do I apply for the courses in the college?

Ans. You can apply through online application forms available on the official website or by offline mode. To apply to any program you should have qualified the 10+2 or any equivalent examination with good grades.

Ques. What are the documents required for admission to college?

Ans. The documents required are as follows:

  • Scorecard of entrance exam (For MBA)
  • SSC and HSC Marksheet
  • Identity proof
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • Consolidated Mark Statement of UG / Provisional Certificate / Degree (For PG or Ph.D or M.Phil courses)