Situated in Tamil Nadu, Guru Nanak College was established in 1971 to mark the 500th birthday of Guru Nanak Dev ji. It is a Private college and a unit of the Guru Nanak educational society. It is a NAAC re-accredited grade A college and affiliated to University of Madras (MU), Chennai. It offers more than 40 different types of courses in various streams. Classes take place in two shifts on the college campus that is Shift 1 and Shift 2. Shift 1 has 14 departments and shift 2 has 27 departments. 

GNC Chennai Important Date 2020

CAT Application End Date 23 Sep, 2020
CAT Exam Date 29 Nov, 2020
Last Date to Apply for M.Phil. course 31 Oct, 2020
Last Date to Apply for PG, Diploma and Certificate Courses 30 Oct, 2020

Guru Nanak college's main objective is to spread brotherhood and oneness of God and communal harmony. It's popular courses are B.Com, MBA/PGDM and M.Sc.

Guru Nanak College Highlights

Established 1971
Institute type Private
Affiliated to University of Madras
Application Online
Facilities available 15 science laboratories, 7 computer laboratories, Research center, Hostel, etc.
Top recruiters Cognizant, HCL, Wipro, Dell, Aircel
Admission Criteria Merit based/ Entrance Based
Entrance Exam TANCET
Scholarship Yes

Guru Nanak College Courses 

Guru Nanak college offers a huge variety of full time regular courses.There are two shifts basically, Shift 1 which has day timings till 1:45 PM and Shift 2 which has evening schedule till 7:00 PM. There are 23 undergraduate, 9 postgraduate and 21 certificate and various research courses offered by the college. Some of the popular courses and it's details are as follows:

Courses Specializations Eligibility Duration
B.Sc Mathematics 10+2 with relevant subjects 3 Years
Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology
Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology
Computer Science
Information Technology
Visual Communication
B.Com General
Corporate Secretaryship
Accounting and Finance
Bank Management
Marketing Management
Information System Management
BA Defence and Strategic Studies
MA Defence and Strategic Studies BA 2 Years
MBA - Graduation
M.Phil Economics Master’s Degree 3 Years
Ph.D Economics Master’s Degree or M.Phil Minimum 3 Years
Defence and Strategic Studies
Corporate Secretaryship
Life Sciences
Computer Science

Apart from the courses mentioned above the college also offers courses like BBA and BCA at the UG level and M.Sc, M.Com, MCA and MSW at the PG level. 

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Guru Nanak College Admissions 2020

Application process is completely online but admission is taken offline at the college campus. College follows all rules and regulations of the government. Guru Nanak college takes admission on the basis of merit in the last qualifying examination. Selected candidates get information via mail or text message at their given contact numbers. And after that they are called for further procedure which is personal interview, certificate verification and admission. 

How to apply?

  • Go to the official website and get yourself registered by giving your valid email id and contact no. and then fill the application form.
  • After filling it carefully, pay the fees online by NET banking/ Debit/Credit card.
  • Application fees for UG courses INR 300.
  • Application fees for PG coursesINR 500.
  • Download the form for further reference.
  • Last date for application of UG courses: 10th day from the publication of class 12th results by tamil nadu state government.
  • Last date for application of PG courses: 10th day from the publication of UG results by university of madras.
  • Candidates can check their application status through

Merit list is published by the college for all the courses which is also published in the official website. 30% of the total seats are reserved for female candidates in all the courses and cut offs of female and male candidates are different. 

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Guru Nanak College Results

The results of various entrance exams can be checked by visiting the official sites where they can get their scorecards.

How to Check?

  • The students need to visit the official page of the College.
  • Click whenever it is written to check results
  • After logging in with your credentials, you will be able to login and view your results.

Guru Nanak College Placements

Guru Nanak college has a good record of placements. Different famous MNCs visit the college every year. Proper placements session and training is given to the students so that they can get good placements. Both on and off campus interviews are scheduled by the college for its students. 

Top recruiters are:

  • Cognizant
  • HCL Technologies
  • HP
  • UMM Digital
  • Steria
  • Lasons
  • Datamatics
  • Scope international

These are the popular names but the list does not end here.

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Guru Nanak College Facilities

Guru nanak college is top in terms of facilities and resources which are provided to the students. Some of them are listed below:

  • 15 science laboratories
  • 7 computer laboratories
  • Research center
  • Hostel facilities
  • Two language laboratories
  • Sports playground
  • Central Library
  • IT enabled campus
  • TV production lab and video editing lab.

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Guru Nanak College Scholarships

Central/state government scholarships are there for the students who are from economically weaker sections and are meritorious students. These are as follows:-

  • State merit Scholarship
  • BC/MBC/DNC Scholarship
  • Converted ChristianAdi-Dravidar Scholarship
  • Minority Welfare Scholarship
  • Defence PersonnelChildren Scholarship
  • Ex-ServicemanChildren Scholarship and many more are there.

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Guru Nanak College Faculty

Guru Nanak college has well experienced faculty. The current President of the college is Sardar Rajinder Singh Bhasin. Professors are always ready to help. Maximum professors have Ph.D degree and they are expert in their own field. They are research orientated and always encourage students for research and exposure.

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Guru Nanak College FAQs

Ques. How to reach Guru Nanak College?

Ans. Guru Nanak College is located in the state Tamil Nadu. It's complete address is Guru Nanak Salai, Velachery, Chennai 600042. It is pretty well connected to all the basic means of transportation.

Ques. Is Guru Nanak College co-ed?

Ans. Guru Nanak college offers admission to both girls as well boys students. However 30% of the seats are reserved for female candidates.

Ques. What are the popular courses of the Guru Nanak College?

Ans. There are various courses offered by GNC but popular courses are BBA, MBA/PGDM and MCA. There are well experienced teachers of these courses and placement records are also good.

Ques. What is the selection criteria of Guru Nanak College?

Ans. Guru Nanak college takes admission on the basis of merit. Merit list is published every year on the college website. To check that you will have to just go to the college website and click on the merit list.

Ques. Is it worth taking admission at Guru Nanak College?

Ans. Yes, it is worth taking admission at Guru Nanak college because it has good ranking in Tamil Nadu and college aims for overall development of the student and there are varieties of courses offered.