Type of College

Minority - Autonomous

Accreditation & Recognition

UGC, NAAC with "A" Grade

Established

1947

Affiliation

University of Madras, Chennai

About Stella Maris College (Autonomous)

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.

Mission:

  • To empower young women to face the challenges of life with courage and commitment, to be builders of a humane and a just society
  • To promote a learning community in which all, especially those from less-privileged backgrounds, feel part of the collaborative high-quality educational process which is value based and leads to holistic growth
  • 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, gymnasium, 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) 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 also provides NCC training to its students. The NCC cadets attend different camps and earn pride for themselves and for the college
  • 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
  • The college consists Women Cell to help female students. This cell helps and guides girls to sort out from their personal problem and avoid them from any harassment
Levels of study
Arts
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
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
Management
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Business Administration Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Commerce
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Bachelor of Commerce Full Time 3 Years 10+2
Bachelor of Commerce Accounting & Finance 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
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 - (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.
M.Phil
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
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
P.G Diploma
Streams Mode Duration Eligibilty
Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science Full Time 1 Year Graduation
Post Graduate Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (PGDMLT) Full Time 1 Year Graduation
Additional Courses
Streams Mode Duration Eligibility
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

  • Library
  • Sports
  • Hostel
  • Laboratories
  • Internet
  • Auditorium
  • Bank/ATM
  • Classroom
  • Placement
  • Scholarship
  • Workshop
  • Wi-Fi
  • CCTV Surveillance System
  • Playground
  • Curricular Activities
  • Reading Rooms
  • Indoor Stadium
  • Multipurpose Hall
  • Blood Donation
  • UPS
  • N.S.S.
  • Medical Facility
  • Counseling Centre
  • Outdoor Stadium
  • Common Rooms
  • Computer Lab
  • Cafeteria/Canteen
  • Anti Ragging
  • Women Cell
  • Anti-Sexual Harassment Committee
  • Campus Security(24x7)
  • Public Transportation
  • Soft Skills Training
  • Training

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