Type of College

Minority - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade

Established

1925

Affiliation

University of Madras, Chennai

About Loyola College (Autonomous)

Established on 15th June 1925, Loyola College, Chennai is a Catholic Christian Minority College. It was managed by the Society of Jesus. The primary objective of the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) was to provide to deserving students university education in a Christian atmosphere. Their main target was students belonging to the Catholic Community.

Loyola College is regarded as one of the oldest colleges and a prestigious one which has produced many distinguished alumni. It is famous for the science and arts streams. It was conferred the status of an autonomous college in the year 1978. It was established with the aim to provide quality education to deserving candidates in the field of higher education.

Loyola College is affiliated to the University of Madras, Chennai. On 3rd March 1956 under the UGC Act of 1956, it was recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) & 12(B). On 5th January 2013, it was re-accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an "A" Grade (CGPA score 3.70 on a 4 point scale in the 3rd cycle).

The college aims at providing university education for deserving candidates in a Christian atmosphere, irrespective of caste or creed. It also aims at training the students so that they become leaders in every walk of life and are able to bring about changes for the betterment of the citizens of our country. 
Located in the urban part of Chennai, it has been playing a great role in providing higher education to students. It provides regular courses and is a self-financed institute.

Although Loyola College became autonomous in the year 1978, it continues to be affiliated with the University of Madras. It is an autonomous institute with eighteen departments (arts, sciences, and commerce). Under it, there are nine special institutes offering more than 111 programmes to over 10,000 students.

Loyola College was conferred the status of grant-in-aid college, which means that the fees to be paid by the students and all the facilities for them are fixed by the government. The college has also been conferred the status of "College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)" by the UGC in 2004 and the same was confirmed in the year 2010.

Over the years, Loyola College has received many accolades and awards in the fields of education, sports and extra-curricular activities under the University of Madras, Chennai. For the past 16 years, Loyola College has been ranked by India Today in the list of Top 10 Colleges in India.

In January 2011, the college received SIRO (Scientific Industrial Research Organization). The Central Board of Direct Taxes, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India, recognized the quality of scientific research done at Loyola College. It means that the college has received an approval that provides 175% tax exemption to the donors of the Loyola College Society for conducting scientific research.

Loyola College offers undergraduate, postgraduate, & post-doctoral courses in the fields of arts, commerce and science and also various specializations under the University of Madras, Chennai.

Unlike other colleges under the University of Madras, Loyola College has its own selection process. Prospective candidates can fill in their academic achievements and interest through an online application process.

Vision:

  • The college aims at training the young generation of this country to become leaders in all walks of life and serve every citizen of this country with the values of justice, truth, and love.

Mission:

  • To create an atmosphere of intellectual vigour and moral rectitude which will enable the young citizens of our country to find fulfillment in their endeavours and achieve greatness.
  • The college has a vibrant campus life with a wide range of opportunities to fill your free time
  • The college has an impressive and pollution-free campus with panoramic green surroundings, elegant landscaping and beautiful flower-beds
  • The college has separate individual departments for all subjects with young, dynamic faculty and non-teaching staff and with good results
  • The college has the most eminent Faculty members and they are really well qualified, experienced and truly committed towards enhancement and development of the students
  • The college has well-equipped with modern facilities like library, laboratory, classrooms, computer lab, seminar halls, hostel, canteen, multipurpose halls, playground etc.
  • A sufficient number of classrooms with varying sizes are made available for the smooth conduct of different classes in the college
  • The college has a library with a good number of books (both text and reference) on various subjects to meet the needs of the students as well as the teachers with reading room facility. Daily Newspapers and selected journals are also regularly subscribed
  • State of the Art Laboratories with sufficient space and all the necessary equipment are made available to various departments
  • The college has taken up the responsibility of imparting necessary, effective and practical education to the students so that they can reach great heights and attain maximum achievements in their life
  • Internet facilities may be availed by the students and teachers as per their needs
  • The college has established an Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) on 3rd November 2003 to assure the quality of the college and also details regarding submission of Annual Quality Assurance Reports (AQAR) to NAAC annually
  • The Transportation facility is available for students
  • The college has a significant presence in the field of research. A number of major & minor research projects are awarded to the faculty members by the UGC and other bodies
  • The college has a large playground with well-equipment for different sports like Cricket, Football, Volleyball, Hockey, Badminton and so on
  • A medical facility has been available in the college for the benefit of the students
  • State Government and Central Government offers a number of scholarships to the meritorious students and the students belonging to SC / ST / OBC
  • The institution has provided ICT facilities like computers, projectors, audio-visual gadgets, scanners and printers to the departments and also other aids and a huge number of availability of books for effective delivery of curriculum and for inculcating the knowledge of the subject
  • A special complaint cell (Sexual Harassment Cell) has been formed for the female students in the college. Students can directly complain orally or by written application to the head of the cell. Apart from this, Ragging is strictly prohibited on the college campus
  • To sharpen the skill of students and their personality development, various curricular and extra-curricular activities are the regular features of the institution
  • The college Unit NSS Wing performs different type of social services within and outside of the area
  • The college also organizes workshops, seminars, and conferences for improving teaching skills and methodology
Levels of study
Management
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
B.M.M. (Multimedia & Animation) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Business Administration Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Arts in Economics Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Engish Literature Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in French Literature Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in History Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Arts in Tamil Literature Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Arts in Applied History Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Economics Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in English Literature Full Time 2 Years 10+2
Master of Arts in Philosophy Full Time 2 Years B.A
Master of Arts in Social Work Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Masters in Media Arts Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce (General) Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce in Corporate Secretaryship Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Commerce Full Time 2 Years B.Com
Engineering
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Computer Application Full Time 3 Years BCA
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Vocation in 3D Animation Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Vocation in Digital Journalism Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Master of Vocation in 3D Animation Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Master of Vocation in Digital Journalism Full Time 2 Years Bachelor's Degree
Ph.D
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Doctor of Philosophy - (Economics) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy - (History) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy - (Mathematics) Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Chemistry Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years M.Com
Doctor of Philosophy in English Full Time 2 / 3 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Entomology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Physics Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Social Work Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Statistics Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology Full Time 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 Years Master's Degree / M.Phil.
M.Phil
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Master of Philosophy in Chemistry Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Commerce Full Time 2 Years M.Com
Master of Philosophy in Economics Full Time 2 Years Graduation
Master of Philosophy in English Full Time 2 Year M.A
Master of Philosophy in History Full Time 2 Years M.A
Master of Philosophy in Mathematics Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Physics Full Time 2 Years M.Sc
Master of Philosophy in Plant Biology & Biotechnology Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Sociology Full Time 2 Years M.A
Master of Philosophy in Statistics Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
Master of Philosophy in Zoology Full Time 2 Years Master's Degree
  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Seminar Halls
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • UPS
  • Conference Hall
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Students Welfare Fund
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training

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