Courses offered by Thiagarajar College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu

Thiagarajar College was established in Madurai in 1949, Tamil Nadu by Kalaithanthai Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar and is affiliated with Madurai Kamaraj University. It is a private institution managed by the Kalaithanthai Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar Memorial Trust which is aided and co-educational.

The Institution was upgraded in 1987 as an autonomous institution and was accredited with Five Stars by NAAC in 2001. It was then re-accredited with ’A’ Grade in 2007 and again re-accredited with ‘A’ Grade in 2013. The college is recognized by NAAC as one of the high-performing institutions and the accreditation has been extended to a validity period of 7 years from 5 years.

The college has also received grants for a National Centre of Excellence facility by MHRD, New Delhi for Interdisciplinary research and training in Bio-resource Management which involved the departments of Mathematics, Zoology and Botany. It has received a grant of Rs. 2.00 crores during the period 2014-16.

The Thiagarajar college offers courses in both Self-finance and Aided streams with 11 undergraduate courses, 8 postgraduate courses, 4 M.Phil. courses and Ph.D. programs in the aided stream and 8 UG, 5 PG, and 5 M.Phil courses are offered in the self-finance stream. In addition to this, the self-finance stream offers 12 certificate and 11 diploma courses.

The Undergraduate courses in aided include:

  • BA Tamil: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with any subjects.
  • BA Economics: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with any subjects.
  • BA English: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with any subjects.
  • B.Sc Mathematics: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with General Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • B.Sc Physics: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with General Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • B.Sc Chemistry: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with General Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
  • B.Sc Botany: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with subjects Biology/Zoology/Botany.
  • B.Sc Zoology: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with subjects Biology/Zoology/Botany.
  • B.Com General: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with relevant discipline.
  • BBA General: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with relevant discipline.

The selection will be based on qualifying exam merit.

The Undergraduate courses in self-financed include:

  • BA English: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with any subjects.
  • BA Economics: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with any subjects.
  • B.Sc Bio-Technology: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with subjects Biology/Zoology/Botany.
  • B.Sc Microbiology: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with subjects Biology/Zoology/Botany.
  • B.Sc Psychology: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with subjects Biology/Zoology/Botany.
  • B.Sc Mathematics: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with subjects General Mathematics/Computer Science.
  • B.Sc Computer Science: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with subjects General Mathematics/Computer Science.
  • B.Sc IT: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with subjects General Mathematics/Computer Science.
  • BBA: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with relevant discipline.
  • BCA: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with relevant discipline.
  • B.Com General: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with relevant discipline.
  • B.Com Professional Accounting: Eligible for candidates having passed HSC or equivalent with relevant discipline.

The selection will be on the basis of qualifying exam merit.

The Postgraduate courses in aided include:

  • MA Tamil: Eligible for candidates having passed B.A in the concerned subject or in equivalent subjects.
  • MA Economics: Eligible for candidates having passed B.A in the concerned subject or in equivalent subjects.
  • MA English: Eligible for candidates having passed B.A in the concerned subject or in equivalent subjects.
  • M.Sc Chemistry: Eligible for candidates having passed B.Sc or equivalent in the relevant subject.
  • M.Sc Mathematics: Eligible for candidates having passed B.Sc or equivalent in the relevant subject.
  • M.Sc Physics: Eligible for candidates having passed B.Sc or equivalent in the relevant subject.
  • M.Sc Botany: Eligible for candidates having passed B.Sc or equivalent in the relevant subject.
  • M.Sc Zoology: Eligible for candidates having passed B.Sc or equivalent in the relevant subject.
  • M.Com General: Eligible for candidates having passed B.Com. Or B.Sc. Math from a recognized institute.

The selection will be on the basis of qualifying exam merit.

The Postgraduate courses in self-financed include:

  • MA Human Resource Management: Eligible for candidates having passed in the relevant discipline.
  • M.Sc Chemistry: Eligible for candidates having passed in the relevant discipline.
  • M.Sc Microbiology: Eligible for candidates having passed in the relevant discipline. 
  • M.Sc Bio technology: Eligible for candidates having passed in the relevant discipline. 
  • M.Sc Computer Science: Eligible for candidates having passed in the relevant discipline.
  • M.Com Finance: Eligible for candidates having passed in Commerce Management/BBA/ or any other equivalent degree.

The selection will be on the basis of qualifying exam merit.

The M.Phil and P.hD courses in aided include:

  • Tamil 
  • English
  • Economics
  • Chemistry
  • Zoology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Botany
  • Commerce 

The selection will be on the basis of qualifying exam merit and the minimum eligibility is to have Master’s degree in the relevant discipline. 

The M.Phil courses in self-financed include:

  • Economics
  • Business Administration
  • Tamil
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Commerce 

The Thiagarajar College provides Diploma and Certificate courses only in the self-financed stream.

The Diploma courses include:

  • Travel and Tourism Management 
  • Soft Skills for Career
  • Hospital Management 
  • Insurance and Resource Management 
  • Retail Planning 
  • Problem Solving using Mathematical Tools
  • Web Designing 
  • Instrumentation 
  • Medicinal Plants 
  • Food processing 
  • Advanced Web Technologies 
  • Human Resource Development 

The selection will be on the basis of qualifying exam merit and the minimum eligibility is to graduate in the relevant discipline.

The Certificate courses include:

  • Travel and Tourism 
  • On English for Career 
  • Principles of Retail Management 
  • Insurance and Resource Management 
  • Retail Management 
  • Latex 
  • Crystal Physics – I 
  • Industrial Safety 
  • Bio Pesticides 
  • Water Quality Analysis 
  • Web Designing 

The selection will be on the basis of qualifying exam merit and the minimum eligibility is to pass HSC or equivalent from a recognized board. 

The Thiagarajar College provides various facilities for the students like the placement cell, library, computer lab, WiFi, Business Lab, Museum and Herbarium, etc., They also provide additional amenities such as post office, remote and satellite canteen and Gym.

The college is also employed with rainwater harvesting techniques and also has solar facilities. In addition to this, they have the Career Guidance Cell, Entrepreneurship Development Cell, Women’s counselling cell and First Aid and Blood Donor Cell. They also have the red ribbon club which was established in the year 2005.

The Thiagarajar College also provides various scholarships to students like National Scholarships Scheme, State Government merit scholarship scheme, Tamilnadu Government Scholarships for outstanding NCC Cadets, etc.,

The Placement Cell functions to bridge the gap between Industry and Academics with a focus on employability and achieve good placements for students each year. Thiagarajar College has a record of consistent high-quality education and career. Alumni of this college hold leading positions in key government organizations and private sectors. Some notable recruiters Wipro, Citi Bank, TCS, VKC, Federal Bank, etc.

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