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Presidency College, Chennai

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Approved by ( AICTE | )



  • College Name:

    Presidency College, Chennai

  • State:

    Tamil Nadu

  • Official Website:

  • City:


  • Streams:

    Arts, Commerce, Science, Computer Applications,

  • Courses:

  • College Type:

    Public (Autonomous),

  • Entrance Exams:

    Psychology, Geology, Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology, Plant Biology And Plant Biotechnology, Physics, Geography, Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics,

  • Contact Details:

    044-28544894, 28586401, 28510732,

  • Location:

    Kamarajar Salai Rd, PWD Estate, Chepauk, Chennai - 600005 Tamil Nadu , India

  • Estd:

  • Affiliates:

    AICTE |

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Presidency College Admission 2022-23 | UG & PG Course Last Date

Presidency College is a government college of arts, commerce, and science in the city of Chennai in Tamil Naidu, India. Established in 1840, it is one of the oldest colleges by the British Indian Government. In 1840, it was a preparatory school and later, it was upgraded to a high school and then, graduate college. The University is affiliated by the University of Madras. It is one of the two Presidency college established by the British in India, the other being the Presidency College, Kolkata. The NIRF ranked 5th among the colleges in India in 2020. The facilities they offer are Hostels, Library, Post-office, Cafeteria, counter of Central Bank Of India, Healthcare facilities. They have hostels for both men and women. The college has NCC programme mainly to arouse social consciousness of the students through community service. The NCC was first started in Presidency College, Chennai. At present, NCC unit of Presidency College consists of 104 cadets. The college has various clubs like Rotaract Club, Environmental Club, Quiz Club, etc.

 The college has one of the most beautiful buildings constructed by the British Government in Chennai. Due to nineteenth century British style of Architecture, the college campus is a location for many films.

Presidency College Admission 2022-23

The college offers 21 Undergraduate courses, Post-Graduate courses with 18 specialization and Ph.D courses with 19 specialization. The college have one of the best faculty members to address 3894 students. Admissions to the college is based on merit and TANCET Entrance exam for MCA. The college has a dedicated placement cell for students to provide jobs to the students.

The courses offer like: -



      Duration and Eligibility 



Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: must have passed 10+2 examination 


Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: must have passed10+2 examination 


Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: must hav3 passed 10+2 examination 


Duration: 3 years 

Eligibility: 10+2 examination 


Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: Must have obtained a bachelors’ degree in the respective field


Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: must have obtained a bachelor’s degree in the respective field


Duration:3 years 

Eligibility: must have obtained a bachelor’s degree in the respective field


Duration:2 years

Eligibility: must have obtained a BCA degree 


Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: must have obtained a degree in respective field 


Duration: 3 years

Eligibility: must have obtained a Master’s degree


Duration: 1 year

Eligibility: must have obtained Master’s degree