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Thiagarajar College Madurai was established in 1947 with an aim to serve the society by providing affordable quality higher education to all. It is an autonomous government-aided institution which is affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University. The college is accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC and has been ranked 22nd in NIRF 2020 Rankings among top colleges in India.

The college offers 25 undergraduate courses while 15 postgraduate courses. It also offers PhD & M.Phil. courses in various specializations. Some of the courses are government aided and others are self-financed. In total 512 students were successfully placed at different companies in 2019. Top courses offered at Thiagarajar College include B.Com, BCA, BBA, MA and M.Com. Admissions at various programs offered by the college are done solely on the merit basis of the qualifying exam.

Thiagarajar College Madurai Highlights

Established | Institute Type  1947 | Private 
Accredited to  NAAC ‘A’ grade 
Affiliated to  Madurai Kamaraj University 
Courses Offered  25 courses in UG
15 courses in PG
9 courses in Ph.D.
11 courses in M.Phil
11 Diploma & 13 Certificate courses 
Admission Criteria  Merit-Based 
Campus Area  13 acres 
Scholarships Offered  Yes 
Facilities Available  Hostel, Library, Seminar Hall, Computer Lab, Wi-Fi, Tamil Music 
Application Mode  Offline 
Official Website 

Thiagarajar College Madurai Courses

A lot of courses are offered at Thiagarajar College. Some of them are aided while some are self-financed by the institution. Given below are some of the popular courses offered by the college: 

Courses Details
BA  Specialization (Aided): Tamil, Economics*, English
Specialization (Self-Financed): English, Economics
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or its equivalent
BBA  Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or its equivalent 
B.Com  Specialization (Aided): General
Specialization (Self-Financed): General, Professional Accounting*
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or its equivalent
BCA  Specialization (Self-Financed): General
Duration: 3 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or its equivalent 
MA  Specialization (Aided): Tamil, Economics, English
Specialization (Self-Financed): Human Resource Management
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed graduation in the relevant subject 
M.Com  Specialization (Aided): General
Specialization (Self-Financed): General, Finance*
Duration: 2 Years
Eligibility: Candidate must have passed 10+2 from a recognized board or its equivalent

* Students opting for BA (Economics) should have passed 10+2 with Mathematics as a subject. 

* Students opting for B.Com (Professional Accounting) should have passed 10+2 with Mathematics as a subject. 

* Students opting for M.Com (Finance) should have passed graduation from Commerce Management, BBA, or any other equivalent degree. 

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Thiagarajar College Madurai Admissions

Thiagarajar conducted admissions annually. The admissions are offered on a first come first serve basis and on the basis of marks gained in the qualifying exam.

How to Apply?

Students who wish to take admissions for the Thiagarajar College may follow the below-mentioned steps:

  • Candidates can obtain the admission forms from the college itself. 
  • After filling the form in the desired manner, candidates can either submit the form via post or directly in the college. Moreover, it must be noted that admission forms are not available online. 
  • Before applying, the candidate must ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria in order to take admission in the college. 
  • Fill out details related to the reservation categories and attach relevant documents.
  • Pay the admission fees and collect the receipt.
  • Keep a watch on the college website for the merit list. 

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Thiagarajar College Madurai Scholarships

The college provides students with a lot of scholarship schemes. One must be eligible to avail the scholarship is provided. Following are the top different scholarship schemes offered by the college: 

  • National Scholarships Scheme 
  • State Government Merit Scholarship Scheme 
  • Tamil Nadu Government Scholarship for outstanding NCC Cadets 
  • Kalai Thanthai Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar Memorial Charitable Trust 
  • Dr. Raja Thiagarajan Educational Foundation 
  • Backward Classes Welfare Scholarship

The interested students can avail the scholarship forms from the Scholarship Section at the college office. 

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Thiagarajar College Madurai Facilities

Thiagarajar College provides different facilities for the students as well as staff to make their college life worth remembering. The facilities available at the college are listed below: 

  • Hostel: The college provides hostel facilities for accommodation purpose to students. Students can fill hostel forms available at the college to get a room at the hostel. There are separate hostels for girls as well as boys. 
  • Library: Learning new things is a core element of college life and Library is the best place to do so. Thiagarajar College has its own library with numerous books. 
  • Computer Lab: Practical knowledge is a must for a student, and Computer Lab of the college is meant for this purpose only. 
  • Wi-Fi: The college campus is surrounded by Wi-Fi facilities. Students can use the internet free of cost by connecting to the college Wi-Fi. 
  • Tamil Music: Those interested in Tamil Music can make use of this facility available at the college. 

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Thiagarajar College Madurai Faculty

The faculty at Thiagarajar College consists of more than 100 staff and the current principal of the college is Dr D. Pandiaraja. Moreover, the staff understand that students can do better and keep on motivating them for the same. They appreciate student’s efforts and are very helpful in nature.

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Thiagarajar College Madurai FAQs

Ques. How to apply for the college? 

Ans. You need to visit the college and can fill the application form there only. The application form is not available online.

Ques. How many departments are there in this college? 

Ans. There are 16 departments in this college. They are Tamil, English, Economics, Business Administration, Commerce, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Computer Science, CA and IT, Psychology, M.Sc. Biotechnology, Library and Physical Education.

Ques. Is there any placement cell in the college? 

Ans. Yes, there is a placement & training cell in the college. The aim of this cell is to train students about the working environment.

Ques. What about the sports in the college? 

Ans. The college campus consists of Volleyball ground and Football ground. The college teams have won many awards.

Ques. Is there a canteen facility available at the campus? 

Ans. Yes, the college canteen offers good quality food. Both the staff and students can enjoy this facility.