Stella Maris College, Chennai is a Catholic institution of higher education for women in Chennai, India was established in 15th August 1947 and run by the Society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM), a religious congregation founded by Blessed Mary of the Passion (Helene de Chappotin) in Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu in 1877.
The college is affiliated with University of Madras, Chennai and it is recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) under section 2(f) 8 & 12(B) in July 1977 under Act, 1956.
It is re-accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with "A" Grade (CGPA Score 3.68 on a 4 Point Scale in 3rd Cycle) on 21st February 2014.
The aim of the college is to build a vibrant and inclusive learning community in a culture of excellence sustained by a sound value system that promotes responsible citizenship and effects social change for the women.
It is a women's autonomous minority college, providing regular courses in which is located in the urban part of Chennai played a pioneering role in the field of higher education.
The college also received the numbers of achievements awards in the field of education, sports and curricular activities under the University of Madras, Chennai. The college received the best rank in Arts and Commerce category.
The college conferred the status "autonomous" on 22nd September 1987 and also conferred the status of DBT (Star College Scheme) on 6th March 2009.
Ten years later, in 1997, it adopted the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) in order to offer students a broad-based education which would serve to prepare them to meet the challenges of an increasingly competitive environment.
At present, the college offers three years undergraduate and two years postgraduate courses in Arts, Science, Commerce, and Management streams. It also offers Post Graduate Diploma and Add-On Certificate courses. Research programmes such as M.Phil, Ph.D., and PGD courses are part of the academic curriculum.
University examinations of different courses, examinations conducted by the University of Madras, Chennai, and various other examinations are held in the college premises.
The admission criteria for the college is submit the online applications, attend the interview/counseling as per the schedules intimated through call letters send via email and Shortlisted applicants after the interview can proceed with the remaining admission formalities.
The college also conducts coaching classes for both faculty and students who are preparing to appear for the NET and SLET exams.
|Bachelor of Arts in Economics||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Arts in English||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Arts in Sociology||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Social Work||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Master of Arts in Economics||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in English||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Arts in Public Relations||Full Time||2 Years||B.A|
|Master of Social Work||Full Time||2 Years||BSW / BA|
|Bachelor of Business Administration||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Computer Application||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Science - Psychology||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Science in Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Science in Chemistry||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Science in Mathematics||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Science in Physics||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Master of Science - Information Technology||Full Time||2 years||B.Sc|
|Master of Science in Bioinformatics||Full Time||2 Years||B.Sc|
|Master of Science in Biotechnology||Full Time||2 Years||B.Sc|
|Master of Science in Chemistry||Full Time||2 Years||B.Sc|
|Master of Science in Mathematics||Full Time||2 Years||B.Sc|
|Doctor of Philosophy - (Economics)||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 English||Full Time||2 / 3 / 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.|
|Master of Philosophy in Economics||Full Time||1 Year||Post Graduation|
|Master of Philosophy in English||Full Time||1 Year||Post Graduation|
|Master of Philosophy in Mathematics||Full Time||1 Year||Post Graduation|
|Master of Philosophy in Social Work||Full Time||1 Year||Post Graduation|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science||Full Time||1 Year||Graduation|
|Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (PGDMLT)||Full Time||1 Year||Graduation|
|Bachelor of Arts in History and Tourism||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Visual Arts in Art or Design||Full Time||4 Years||10+2|
|Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)||Full Time||1 Year||10+2|
|Certificate Course in English Language and Life Skills||Full Time||1 Year||10+2|
|Bachelor of Vocation in Food Processing & Quality Control||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Bachelor of Vocation in Sustainable Energy Management||Full Time||3 Years||10+2|
|Master of Arts in History of Fine Arts||Full Time||2 Years||Bachelor's Degree|
|Master of Arts in International Studies||Full Time||2 Years||Bachelor's Degree|
|Master of Philosophy in Fine Arts||Full Time||1 Year||Master's Degree|
|Doctor of Philosophy in History of Fine Arts||Full Time||2/3/4/5 Years||Master's / M.Phil. Degree|
This college offers more courses in various stream categories including with optional specializations. To know more about courses, please visit the official website i.e. http://stellamariscollege.org