Presidency College Chennai Admissions 2020: Cut Off, Selection Criteria, Eligibility

Chennai, Tamil Nadu AICTE Estd 1840 University of Madras, Chennai Public (Autonomous) NAAC Ranked 24 For Arts By The Week 2019
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Presidency College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu established in 1840. The college was ranked by the NIRF at #3 in 2019. The college is affiliated to the University of Madras.

The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses including various specializations in BA, B.Com, B.Sc, MA, M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D, etc. 

The application forms for admission to Presidency College are available online on the official website. However, they must be submitted at the institute with necessary documents. 

The selection is done on a merit basis and an interview session with the Principal. 

In order to pursue MCA at this college, candidates will have to take the TANCET exam and sit through the counseling as well. 

Presidency College provides various scholarships to the students on the basis of their merit and financial needs. 

Major Courses

Course Eligibility Course Fees Links
B.Sc. Higher secondary school certificate 3,785 INR Click here
M.Sc. Bachelor’s degree 1,845 INR Click here

Presidency College Admission Highlights 2020

Name of the Institute Presidency College
Institute Type Public (Autonomous)
Courses Offered Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses
Basic Admission Criteria Merit-based, MCA: TANCET
Application Mode Offline
Application Form Month April - May 2020
Basic Eligibility Undergraduate - 10+2 passing certificate Postgraduate - bachelor’s degree
Name of the Entrance Exam TANCET
Entrance Mode Pen and paper-based test
Interview Yes
Seats 1410

Important Dates

EVENTDATE
TANCET RegistrationJan 7, 2020 - Feb 4, 2020
TANCET MCA ExamFeb 29, 2020

Presidency College Undergraduate Admission 2020

For admission to B.Sc., B. Com, BA or BCA courses at Presidency College, candidates must know the below-mentioned information.

Name of the course Specialization Eligibility Selection Criteria
B.Sc Mathematics 10+2 passing certificate Based on merit
Statistics
Physics
Chemistry
Plant Biology and Bio-technology
Advanced Zoology and Advanced Biotechnology
Geology
Geography
Psychology
BA History An HSC passing certificate
Political Science
Economics
Tamil Literature
English Literature
Hindi Literature
Malayalam Literature
Urdu Literature
B.Com Corporate Secretaryship 10+2 passing certificate
Commerce (General) 
Commerce (for special category)
BCA - 10+2 passing certificate

Here are the intake details along with specializations offered by the college in B.Sc courses.

  • Physics - 48 seats
  • Chemistry - 80 seats
  • Mathematics - 96 seats
  • Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology - 48 seats
  • Geology - 24 seats
  • Geography - 24 seats
  • Psychology - 40 seats
  • Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology - 48 seats

The seat intake numbers for BA courses are: 

  • Political Science - 80
  • History - 90
  • Economics - 120
  • Tamil Literature - 40
  • English Literature - 40
  • Hindi Literature - 10
  • Malayalam Literature - 15
  • Urdu Literature - 10

The seats available for B.Com course are:

  • Commerce (for special category) - 15
  • Commerce (general) - 80
  • Corporate Secretaryship - 80

Presidency College Postgraduate Admission 2020

The important highlights for admission to M.Com, MA, and MCA admissions have been tabulated below.

Name of the course Specialization Eligibility Selection Criteria
MA Economics A bachelor's degree in relevant field Based on merit followed by an interview with the Principal
History
English Literature
Political Science
Public administration
Tamil Literature
Sanskrit Literature
Telugu Literature
M.Com A bachelor's degree in relevant field
MSW - A bachelor's degree in relevant field
MCA - A bachelor's degree in the relevant field  TANCET followed by Counselling

Here are the details of specializations and seat intake in the M.Sc program at Presidency College.

  • Mathematics - 16
  • Statistics - 18
  • Physics - 18
  • Chemistry - 20
  • Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology - 20
  • Zoology - 20
  • Geology - 16
  • Geography - 14
  • Psychology - 18
  • Applied Microbiology - 12

Admission Process

TANCET Application Process

Students appearing for TANCET must have at least 50% in bachelor’s. The application fee of INR 500 (for general category) and INR 250 (for reserved category) must be paid before submitting the application.

How to Apply?

  • Students can log in to Anna University and register online for TANCET.
  • Registration requires personal details along with contAgni College of Technology details for generating a new user id and password.
  • Go to the TANCET application form and log in using the credentials generated during registration.
  • Fill in the required details and upload a recent photograph.
  • Submit the application with the fee and keep a printout for future reference.

Presidency College M.Phil Admission 2020

Presidency College offers full-time and part-time M.Phil course and Ph.D degrees to interested candidates. Check the table below for major highlights:

Name of the course M.Phil 
Specializations 18
Duration 1 year
Course fee INR 2,215 for the first year
Eligibility Master’s degree 

Presidency College Ph.D Admission 2020

Name of the course Ph.D.
Specialization 19
Duration 3 years
Eligibility Master’s degree 
Selection Criteria Merit based 

How to Apply for Presidency College?

The application process for admission to M.Com, MA, MCA and MSW. courses at Presidency College has been given below for interested candidates.

  • Obtain the application form online, from the Principal, Presidency College or they can get it in person via post after paying the application fees.
  • Submit the complete application form with required documents in person or at:

The Principal,

Presidency College (Autonomous),

Kamarajr Salai,

Triplicane, Chennai - 600 005 

before the last date by 5:00 pm

FAQs

Ques. Does Presidency College provide placement?

Ans. Yes, placement drives are conducted in the college. Visit their official website to know more about it.

Ques. Are there any co-curricular activities in the college?

Ans. Yes, at Presidency College you can join the Environmental Club, NCC, NSS, Quiz Club, Red Ribbon Club, Rotract Club, Youth Red Cross.

Ques. Are there any hostels for girls?

Ans. Yes, Presidency College has hostel facilities for girls and boys.

Ques. Are scholarships offered at Presidency College?

Ans. Presidency College offers various scholarships, awarded on the basis of merit and to those students who require financial help. The following are the types of scholarships are available:.
  • Government scholarships
  • Scholarships under excess fees income scheme
  • Scholarships are given by directorate of college education
  • Scholarships for post-matric studies in Hindi

Presidency College, Chennai Fees & Eligibility

CourseFeesEligibility
B.Sc1,270 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
M.Sc930 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
B.Com1,250 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
BCA1,270 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
BA1,250 (1st Year Fees) 10+2
M.A870 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
MSW865 (1st Year Fees) Graduation
COURSEADMISSION LINK
B.Com, B.Sc, BA, BCA, M.Com, M.Phil/Ph.D in Arts, M.Phil/Ph.D in Commerce, M.Phil/Ph.D in Science, MA, MCA, Admission Link

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    12 Reviews found


    R
    8.3 /10

    Remarks :

    It most famous college in chennai and my college has nobel alumni, my college has 30 more department and marvelous infrastructure and located opposite to famous beach named as Marina Than more popular people are alumni of this college

    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 placement
    9 /10 social life
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    SR
    9.7 /10

    Admission :

    June17th I got entrance exam letter. And I wrote and passed interview and group discussion. And the entrance exam was tough. But whatever gods Grace have the little bit of a social system and current affairs will uplift to conclude the exam well. Group Discussions is favour of me. That is about the current problems facing by the society. I got first mark in group discussion.

    Remarks :

    This college is special for post graduate study. Under graduate is not bad.

    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 placement
    9 /10 social life
    10 /10 course
    9 /10 hostel
    10 /10 campus life
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    DD
    7.8 /10

    Admission :

    Application will be issued after the PG final semester university results. Around June they will issue application. By 1st week of August they conduct entrance exam. Cost of application is 100/-, free of cost for SC/ST students by submitting Xerox copy of community certificate with attestation. For M. Phil, based on PG marks+entrance examination performance.

    Remarks :

    Proudly I will say. I belongs to Presidency. Learnt what is life and how to survive.

    9 /10 faculty
    5 /10 placement
    9 /10 social life
    10 /10 course
    7 /10 hostel
    7 /10 campus life
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    MJ
    8.7 /10

    Admission :

    My college admission starat June 10. Online and offline mode of application form, first register the name. Log ID and password created, next Fille the application up to 5th sem mark uploed the online mode all the paper submit. Complete the application make the print (application cast 60). I am like Zoology & wild life. Student selection process mark based & cast view.

    Remarks :

    Science department is good arts department some is good.

    9 /10 faculty
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 social life
    9 /10 course
    8 /10 hostel
    8 /10 campus life
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    NM
    8.7 /10

    Admission :

    I got admission in Presidency College by merit list. I opted for B.com course as i wanted to pursue my career in Corporate world and the placements of this college are quite good. Admission prpcess was smooth as the receptionist and the faculties are very good in nature, their behaviour with students is very good.

    Remarks :

    The faculties are veru experienced and well educated. In most of the colleges they don't provide water facilities but here we get clean drinking water. We have canteen in college which is quiet affordable.

    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 social life
    10 /10 course
    8 /10 hostel
    6 /10 campus life
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    Nd
    9.2 /10

    Admission :

    After my class 12 board results came out, we went to presidency college for admission and tooked admission form from them. Then filled it and submitted to them. When asked about the admission they said i have been admitted as i have come early for admission.

    Remarks :

    Overall its a good college for students who have big dreams and wants to accomplish their dreams. They college also provides post graduate course like m. com, mba, mib, and etc. With good placement one can have his dreams fulfilled.

    10 /10 faculty
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 social life
    9 /10 course
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    Anonymous
    Hii sir I am Amayra I am looking for admission in M.Sc geography will you please tell me hoe can I apply for the course?
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    Apurva Tamhane

    Hey Amayra

    M.Sc. Geography admissions are based on Graduation marks. Graduation should be in a relevant field. To read complete details about the admissions, Click here and go directly to M.Sc details by searching in Page.

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    Anonymous
    Admission is based on entrance like TANCET or just UG percentage?
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    Apurva Tamhane

    For M.Sc., you will have to appear for the TANCET exam. To find out more details about the TANCET exam, Click here.

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    Anonymous
    Dear Sir, I want to do Ph.D in Commerce and Management. K indly, revert me how will I get admission ?? Regards
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    Anonymous
    Hi Saurabh, this course is not available in Presidency College.
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    Anonymous
    I wish to study B.A(political science ) and is the application form available through online orelse only offline
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    Anonymous
    Hi Patchaiyappan, yes, the application form is available only in online mode. However, it has to be submitted to the college along with the required documents.
    A
    Anonymous
    Phd 2020 any vavancy
    A
    Anonymous
    Hi Nishad, you can check the official website of the college for seat availability.
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    Anonymous
    So sir can I know the eligibity criteria for bsc course
    A
    Anonymous
    Candidates who have passed intermediate with at least 50% marks are eligible for all the branches in B.Sc.
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    Anonymous
    I am studying in class 12th and I want to get admisssion in bsc in presidency college chennai so I have to give any entrance test for it or I will get through merit.
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    Anonymous
    Hi Shashwat, admission to this course is done through merit in qualifying examination i.e. intermediate. But you will have to make sure that you satisfy all the eligibility criteria for the concerned course.
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    Anonymous
    I am studying 12 th this year please BA Economic please Sir I try this year BA Economics But not chance your college please Sir BA Economics sir.........
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    Anonymous
    Hi Anushiya, admission process for all the UG courses is expected to commence from April 22, 2020 (tentatively).
    A
    Anonymous
    Is Admission for M.Sc Mathematics 2019 available now?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Girija, The last date to fill the form is today by 5 P.M.
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    Anonymous
    For which courses admission is available?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Gowri, admission process for UG and PG courses has already ended on June 15 and June 11, 2019 respectively. However, admission process for research courses M.Phil and P.hD is still going on and will end on July 30, 2019 (tentatively).
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    Anonymous
    Sir I want to take admission in bsc in geology .... I got 70% in 12 th can I get the admission?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Pranjal, the student must have passed 10 2 or an equivalent stream from recognized Board. Thus, you are eligible to take admission.
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    Anonymous
    I need to get m.Phil English admission in this college. What is the procedure for it?
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    Anonymous

    Hi Vincy, kindly check the Admission Procedure of M.Phil English in the college from here.

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    Anonymous
    I need to apply M.sc geology , is there any entrance exam for this course ?
    A
    Anonymous

    Hi Selvan, yes, students are approved admission in M.Sc Geology on the basis of TANCET conducted by the college. You may check further Admission Details from here.

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    Anonymous
    How can I apply for Bsc maths
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    Anonymous
    Hi Krishna, last date to apply for admission in the concerned course has already gone which was May 3, 2019 (tentatively). Thus, you cannot apply for admission in this college for 2019 session.
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    Anonymous
    sir i want join in msc psycology how to apply on presidency college
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    Anonymous

    Hi Navaneetha, admission will start from May 16, 2019 (tentatively). Students who have done graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized university are considered eligible for admission. Final selection will be done on the basis of marks in qualifying examination i.e. graduation. Students can apply for admission in both online as well as offline mode.

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    Anonymous
    Application date completed or not sir
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    Anonymous
    Hi Bharath, kindly mention the course in which you are seeking admission so that we can provide you the relevant information.
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    Anonymous
    Thankyou
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    Anonymous
    Hi Anitha, all the best!
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    Anonymous
    UG application date?
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    Anonymous
    Hi Siddharth, for UG admission dates, visit the official website of the college or contact at 044-28544894 , 28586401 , 28510732.
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    Anonymous
    I just wanna apply for msc chemistry in this college sir.where and when I would get the application form to apply?? whether via online or direct issue of application form ??? pls kindly reply for me sir..
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    Anonymous

    Hi Hemadevi, application process for M.Sc Chemistry is both online as well as offline. For further details, refer the Admission Procedure for PG Courses in the college from here.

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    Anonymous
    I want to join msc geography
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    Anonymous

    Hi Ramalakshmi, kindly check the PG Admission Procedure of the college from here.

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    Anonymous
    Is the Microbiology course is available in this college (Bsc.microbiology)???
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    Anonymous

    Hi Surya, this course is not offered by the college. But, you may check other Colleges Offering B.Sc Microbiology from here.

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