Lady Doak College (LDC), the first women's college in Madurai in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, was founded in 1948. It is named after Helen Doak, the associate founder. The college ranked 81st among the Top 100 Colleges of Southern India by popular newspaper The Hindu.
|Affiliated by||Madurai Kamaraj University|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Merit Based|
|Mode of Registration||Online|
The following are the courses with specializations. B.A., B.Sc., B.Com. and BBA are the courses offered at the undergraduate level. M.Sc., M.A., M.Com. and MSW (Master in Social Work) are the courses offered at the postgraduate level.
|Arts||B.A||Economics, Geography, Hindi, History, Journalism, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Kannada, Public Administration, Russian Studies, Sociology, Vedanta, Journalism and Mass Communication, Vyakarana, Music, Tamil Literature, French|
|M.A||Economics, English, Kannada, History and Archeology, Political Science, Sanskrit, Urdu, Kannada, Public Administration, Russian Studies, Sociology, Vedanta, Journalism and Mass Communication, Vyakarana, Music, French|
|Science||B.Sc||Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology, Biotechnology|
|M.Sc||Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Electronics, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Zoology, Biotechnology|
|Commerce||B.Com||Commerce with Computer Application, Corporate Secretary ship, Banking & Insurance|
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The application form can be obtained at the college office. Last date for submission of application forms for each of the courses will be announced by the college during the commencement of the application period.
Lady Doak College offers various specializations in B.A., B.Sc., B.Com. and BBA courses at the undergraduate level. Candidates who have successfully completed their 10 + 2 studies from the CBSE / ICSE / other recognized board of education are eligible to apply for the undergraduate courses. Seats to undergraduate courses will be allotted on the basis of merit.
At postgraduate level Lady Doak College offers M.A., M.Sc., M.Com. and MSW (Master of Social Work) courses. Candidates who have completed their undergraduate studies from a recognized university, within the respective course duration, are eligible to apply for a postgraduate course. Seats to all these courses will be allotted on the basis of merit. The merit list will be drawn up based on candidates’ performance in their previous academics.
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The following scholarships are offered at Lady Doak College for UG and PG students:
|Scholarship||Eligibility (Annual Income (INR) less than)|
|SC/ST/BC/MBC/ Denotified Community||2,00,000|
|Minority Scholarship (meritorious student)||2,00,000|
|Higher Education Special Scholarship (SC/ST Students)||1,00,000|
|MBC / DNC / SC / ST fee concession||No income limit|
|Indira Gandhi Scholarship for single girl child (UGC)||No income limit|
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Hostel admission is valid only for ONE academic year at a time and its renewal is subject to the student abiding by rules, regulations and expectations of the college and hostel. Her academic progress is also taken into account. Fees will be levied towards establishment and medical service for the year at the commencement of the academic year. Payment should be made only through online. Hostel fees should be paid at the beginning of the academic year. Boarding fees will be collected in 3 installments [one at the commencement of the academic year / Odd Semester along with the hostel fees, Second, at the beginning of September and third, at the beginning of January]. All deposits will be adjusted at the end of the academic year for mess bill & dues if any, and the balance will be refunded.
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