Queen Mary’s College was established in 1914 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu. The College is affiliated with the University of Madras and was granted autonomy in 1987. It is accredited by NAAC with an A grade and listed among the top 20 colleges of India.
The College presently offers 23 Undergraduate Courses in both Tamil and English mediums, 18 Postgraduate Courses, 12 M.Phil. programs and 9 Ph.D. programs.
Courses offered by Queen Mary’s College at the Undergraduate Level:
Eligible for candidates having passed 10+2 or equivalent in the relevant stream.
- B.A. [Tamil/ English/ English Literature/ Telugu/ Sanskrit/ Music/ Sociology]
- B.Sc. [Plant Biology & Biotechnology/ Tourism and Travel management/ Nutrition, Food Service Management and Dietetics/ Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics/ Computer Science/ Biochemistry/ Physical Education, health Education and Sports]
- B.C.A. [Computer Applications]
- B.Com. [General/ Corporate Secretaryship]
- B.A. [History/ Economics]: Tamil and English Medium
- B.Sc. [Mathematics/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Zoology/ Geography]: Tamil and English Medium
Courses offered by Queen Mary’s College at the Postgraduate Level:
Eligible for candidates having passed Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the relevant stream.
- M.A. [History/ English/ Tamil/ Music/ Economics/ Sociology]
- M.Sc. [Mathematics/ Physics/ Plant Biology & Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Geography/ Tourism Administration/ Family Resource Management/Foods and Nutrition/ Home science Emerging Technology Food service management and Dietetics]
Research programs offered by Queen Mary’s College:
Eligible for candidates having passed a Master’s degree or equivalent in the relevant stream.
- M.Phil. [History/ Tamil/ English/ Economics/ Music/ Maths/ Physics/ Geography/ Family Resource Management/ Home science Emerging Technology Foods and Nutrition/ Zoology/ Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology]
- Ph.D. [Tamil/ Music/ Sociology/ Maths/ Physics/ Chemistry/ Geography/ Zoology/ Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology]
Queen Mary’s College consists of a collection of various books, journals, periodicals, magazines and newspapers in print and subscribes to UGC INFLIBNET N-List that provides access to 75000 e-books and 3,500 e-journals. The Library has a separate section for the Visually Challenged that is equipped with computers with special software facilitating independent learning and training programs are conducted for the visually challenged.
The College provides hostel facilities that are cost-effective and affordable to the students with a healthy and hygienic environment. Healthy and quality food are provided in the hostel mess for its residents.
Queen Mary’s College canteen provides hygienic and nutritious food to the students at reasonable rates. The Campus is equipped with an ATM and provides banking facilities. The Cooperative store provides the students and staff with a variety of amenities related to education and also other accessories.
The College provides medical facilities to the students and conducts various activities such as Checking BP and Gynec consultations for teaching and non-teaching staff, Regular check-up for the students, Conducts camps in association with NSS/RRC/students cell counselling committee and many more.
Free Coaching for UPSC examinations is offered by the UPSC coaching centre and the necessary study materials can be accessed in the library that contains over 3000 volumes of Books and computers with internet facilities.
Students of Queen Mary’s College are encouraged to take part in various extracurricular activities such as the National Service Scheme, Youth Red Cross, Red Ribbon Club, Rotary and other sports activities such as volleyball, basketball, handball, ball badminton, kabaddi, Kho-Kho, hockey, table tennis, badminton, athletics, carrom and chess. Special coaching is given for the students in Yoga, Gymnastics and Silambam.
Scholarships and fee concessions are offered for the students who have an excellent academic record and hail from an economically backward class such as State scholarship, Scholarships by the department of (SC/ST) welfare, MBC scholarships, BC scholarships, Scholarship for physically handicapped, Scholarship for Indians from Srilanka, Scholarship for Indians send from Burma, etc.
The Placement Cell of Queen Mary’s College works on bridging the gap between education and employment. Workshops are organized on areas related to placement such as personality development, tips for facing interviews and career guidance along with workshops on self-employment for interested students.
It also offers free coaching in the fields of IT such as Computer Hardware Maintenance, Mobile Phone Maintenance, MS Office tools and Internet, Software Tally 9.0, Financial Accounting and Auto Cad 2008. On-campus drives are organized and companies such as WIPRO, Southerland, Tally, HCL, MV Diabetes Care Centre and Domes-e-data are invited to recruit their students.
In which year was Queen Mary’s College established?
Queen Mary’s College was established in the year of 1914 in Chennai in the state of Tamil Nadu.
In what level is Queen Mary’s College ranked?
Queen Mary’s College is listed among the top 20 colleges of India and ranked 40th by the NIRF 2019 and 41st by the NIRF 2020.
How many courses are offered by Queen Mary’s College?
Queen Mary’s College presently offers 23 Undergraduate Courses in both Tamil and English mediums, 18 Postgraduate Courses, 12 M.Phil. programs and 9 Ph.D. programs.
What are the courses offered by Queen Mary’s College?
Queen Mary’s College offers courses in the Science, Arts and Commerce stream at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Level along with research courses in the Science and Arts streams.
Does Queen Mary’s College offer coaching for civil service examinations?
Yes, Queen Mary’s College offers free coaching for civil service examinations.