Loyola College (LC Chennai), Chennai

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Estd : 1925 Approved by : UGC, NAAC, AICTE Type : Private
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Loyola College

Loyola College is a part of the Catholic Minority Institution which was established by the Society of Jesus (Jesuits) in 1925. It’s an autonomous Jesuit college of the University of Madras, Chennai, India. The college consistently ranks among the top ten institutions in India for degree courses in commerce, arts, natural sciences and social sciences. UGC awarded the status of “College with potential for Excellence” on Loyola College in 2004 and 2010.

The college is re-accredited by NAAC with a score of 3.70 out of 4.00 CGPA. Loyola College is also awarded “the Best Men's College in the City on the Employability skills” by PR Syndicate. The College provides training to young men and women of quality to be leaders in all walks of life, as they will play a vital role in bringing about the desired changes for the betterment of the people and development of our country, more particularly of the Dalits and other poorer sections of society.

At present, there are 22 P.G courses and 24 U.G courses (Arts, Sciences and Commerce) and 3 doctoral program Institute offering in various specializations.  The minimum eligibility of undergraduate courses is that a candidate should have passed 12th in a relevant discipline or equivalent from a recognized board.  The selections of the candidates depend on the Merit of the last qualifying examination and performance in the Interview. The minimum requirement to apply for postgraduate courses is that a candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent from a recognized university. The criteria of selection at PG level depend on the score of the entrance test and performance in the Interview.

The placement reports of Loyola College are impressive. The college has a separate cell for Training and Placement programs. The main objective of the placement cell is to conduct placement programs and arranges part-time jobs for financially poor students. Also, they provide internship programs which depend on the department’s relationship with the social work organization, NGO's, government organizations and scholars, etc. The training cell provides training to the students to enhance their employability skills, leadership qualities, communication skills etc. and also help them to get ready to tackle the interviews with ease.

The campus of Loyola College is facilitated with all basic amenities such as a library, food court, Wi-Fi connection, recreational center, sports pavilion, gymnasium, prayer room, labs, medical facilities etc. The college has separate hostels for boys and girls in the college premises. Each hostel of the college has 836 rooms and can accommodate 1650 students. The hostel provides all the basic facilities such as Mess, Wi-Fi connection 24*7, medical facility etc.   In terms of transportation, Loyola College provides a convenient way to reach the college. A fleet of buses is available for transportation from different parts of the city. Only those students who have registered and obtained the transport ID are allowed to avail the college transport facility.

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The cell provides information and guidance to help students find hands-on experience and employment opportunities. It also organizes workshops and training sessions on communication and employability skills in collaboration with industries.

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Awards and Rankings

  • 2nd Rank in NIRF-2017 and always among the top 5 colleges in India.
  • Loyola College has secured 100/100 for research in NIRF ranking – 2017 by MHRD, Government of India.
  • UGC awarded the “College of Excellence” status to LoyolaCollege, Chennai
  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
  1. In 1999 Accredited with 5 Star Status.
  2. In 2006 Re-accredited with A+ Grade. 
  3. In 2013 Re-accredited (3rd Cycle) with A Grade.


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    Sterling Road, Near Nungambakkam Railway Station, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034

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