Voorhees College at Vellore was established in the year 1898 by the American Arcot Mission (AAM), a union of the reformed church in America. The mode of communication inside the campus is English. Voorhees College has departments of Business administration, Computer application, Botany, Zoology, Commerce to name a few. For further details visit the website. The College is under observation by the CSI Diocese of Vellore. The College offers B.A. in Economics, B.Sc. in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Zoology. B.Com, B.A. in Defense and Strategic Studies for government-aided Shift I under Semester System. The College also offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in the Shift – II which is a self- financing stream. Some of the courses under this shift are B.Com, B.Sc. in Computer Science, B.B.A., B.C.A., etc. M.Phil and Ph.D. Degrees in the Postgraduate Departments of the College are also offered at the college. Admissions to the courses will be done based on merit (10+2) for UG and Academic performance at UG level for PG followed by Personal Interview with the Diocese.

Voorhees College Vellore Highlights

Established 1898
Institute type Private
Approved NAAC
Affiliated Thiruvalluvar University - [TU], Vellore.
Set by American Arcot Mission (AAM)
Entrance Exam Stream Based Written
Course Offered UG, PG
Popular Courses MSW, BCA, MSc, BBA, M.Com.
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-Based
Top Recruiters IBM, TCS, cognizant
Facilities Available Hostel, Gym, Library
Website voorheescollege.edu.in

Voorhees College Vellore Courses

Voorhees College offers UG, PG, Research courses in various streams:

Course Specialization Details
B.A Defense & Strategic Studies Duration: 3 years
Eligibility: Intermediate graduate with a minimum of 50% marks for General and 45% for SC/ST from recognized institute/ board are eligible to apply.
B.Sc Chemistry
B.Com Commerce
B.B.A Business Administration
B.C.A Computer Application
B.S.W Social Work
M.S.W Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: Graduate in the relevant subject
M.A History
M.Sc. Computers science
M.Com Commerce
M.Phil Chemistry Duration: 1 year
Eligibility: Postgraduate in the relevant subject
Ph.D. Commerce Duration: 3 year
Eligibility: Candidate should have a 55% in Masters's degree or Entrance exams held at the national level score.

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Voorhees College Vellore Admission

Admission to UG Courses is based on merit in the qualifying exam. Valid ID proof is also compulsorily followed by a Personal interview with the Diocese. For securing admission in PG candidates need to appear in the written test as per the stream, Qualify Exams like NET or entrance Exams at national level followed by a Personal interview with the Diocese. 

How to Apply?

Candidates seeking admission in any of the courses can apply only in online mode. The steps to fill the application are mentioned below:

  • Only one application is required for one major course. Use separate application forms for major subjects.
  • Candidates must have completed 15.5 years of age and should not be more than 21 years.
  • Submit the application to receive ARN on registered mobile number and email. Log in with the ARN and upload mark sheets and documents and submit them.
  • The candidate will receive a link on the Application/ Registered Number to download and further fill for UG and PG courses. No Hard Copies of the application form to be sent on the campus.

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Voorhees College Vellore Placement

The Placement Committee is a group of senior faculty and industry experts having greater experience in the work culture. It makes sure of the necessary workshops and mocks to be taken before any interview. After the courses are done they are solely responsible for on-campus and off-campus placement. 

The top recruiters are TCS Global, IHS, Congnigent, etc. Each year the college provides placement for up to 60% of students. The salary offered ranges from INR 50,000 to INR 90,000 per month. Students are placed under various fields such has voice-center, social work, HR.

Voorhees College Vellore Placement

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Voorhees College Vellore Scholarship

Voorhees College offers various types of scholarship and loan opportunities to the meritorious and financially weak students. Candidates belonging to certain other categories are awarded the scholarships by Government. All types of government scholarships are permissible at Voorhees College for BC, MBC, SC, ST, and ADC. 

The Tamil Nadu government has created an e-Scholarship facility. Through these scholarships, students from BC and MBC category receive a tuition fee waivers, discounts, hostel, and food allowances.

The Adi Dravidar Tribal Welfare scholarship looks specifically into the welfare of such people. This helps to foster their growth, progress, and improve the living standards of the tribe. They offer free bus and train pass too for students coming from outer districts.

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Voorhees College Vellore Facilities

The college provides a well-equipped library, well-ventilated classrooms, recreational area, GYM, and a hostel having a capacity of 100 for boys and 30 for girls. The College Also provides Bus and train tickets for free to students who came across the districts.

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Voorhees College Vellore Faculty

There are a total of 105 faculties available in Voorhees college. The faculty is well Knowledge and admirable to students as they not only help them in education but focus on all over development necessary for the field. They have experience and well research background. The college is led under the chairmanship of Rev. D.A.Rajavelu. The college has 165 faculty members:

  • Professor: 1
  • Associate Professor: 3
  • Assistant Professor: 161

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Voorhees College Vellore FAQs

Ques. What is the eligibility criterion to get admission?

Ans. For UG Minimum 45% marks are required in (10+2) from a recognized board. For Graduates (10 + 2 + 3) from a UGC recognized university in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in General & 48% marks for OBC/SC/ST Category candidates. For Research courses, Voorhees College accepts NET, SET or any Level Test score along with a written test is conducted for the applied stream. Candidates who are in the final year can also apply for admission. The candidates are then notified by an email/ message upon their selection for further procedures.

Ques. What facilities are provided by Voorhees College?

Ans. The college provides a well-equipped library, well-ventilated classrooms, recreational area, gym, and a hostel having a capacity of 100 for boys and 30 for girls. The College also provides Bus and train tickets for free to students who came across the districts.

Ques. Who are the top recruiters of Voorhees College?

Ans. Our top recruiters are TCS, Global, IHS, Congnigent, etc. Each year maximum of 60% of students is placed from each course. The salary offered ranges from INR 50,000 to INR 90,000 per month. Students are placed under various fields such as voice- center, social work, HR, etc

Ques. What is the university take on ragging?

Ans. Ragging in any form is strictly prohibited. If anyone is found guilty of ragging in any form will be punished appropriately. The university has an anti-ragging cell and any student suffering can contact faculty of Campus.

Ques. Is Attendance Compulsory?

Ans. Yes, Maintaining 75% attendance is mandatory. Strict action is taken on those who fail to do so. The campus is also strict on ID cards and discipline.