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PRESIDENCY COLLEGE

(AUTONOMOUS)

CHENNAI - 600005

Reaccredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council with Grade "A"
Tamil Nadu Government Under Taken

COURSES OFFERED

Presidency College has been offering UG and PG courses as listen in the table. The duration of UG courses are of three years consisting of 6 semesters and PG courses are of two years consisting of 4 semester (MCA – 6 semesters).


Under Graduate Courses
Course Subject SHIFT– I
Morning
(8.00 AM to 1.00 PM)
SHIFT – II
After Noon
(1.00 PM to 5.00 PM)
Sanctioned Students Strength
Tamil (M) English (M) Tamil (M) English (M)
Bachelor of Arts History 30 30 30 -
Political Science 40 40 - -
Economics 40 40 40 -
Tamil Literature 40 - - -
English Literature - 40 - -
Hindi Literature 10
(Hindi Medium)
- - -
Malayalam Literature 15
(Malayalam Medium)
- - -
Urdu Literature 10
(Urdu Medium)
- - -
Bachelor of Commerce Corporate Secretary ship - 40 - 40
Commerce
(Hearing Impaired)
Special Category
- - - 15
Commerce
(General)
- 40 - 40
Bachelor of Science Mathematics 24 24 24 24
Statistics - 24 - -
Physics 24 24 - -
Chemistry 40 40 - -
Plant Biology &
Bio-Technology
24 24 - -
Advanced Zoology &
Advanced Bio-Technology
24 24 - -
Geology - 24 - -
Geography - 24 - -
Psychology - 40 - -
B. C. A Computer Application
(Hearing Impaired only)
- - - 15

Post Graduate Courses
Course Subject SHIFT – I
 (8.30 AM to 1.00 PM)
English Medium
No. of Semesters Sanctioned Students Strength
Master of Arts History 4 40
Political Science 4 25
Public Administration 4 25
Economics 4 25
Tamil Literature 4 20
English Literature 4 20
Telugu Literature 4 15
Sanskrit Literature 4 9
Master of Commerce General Commerce 4 16
Master of Science Mathematics 4 16
Statistics 4 18
Physics 4 18
Chemistry 4 20
Plant Biology &
Bio-Technology
4 20
Zoology 4 20
Geology 4 16
Geography 4 14
Psychology 4 18
Applied Micro Biology 4 12
Master of Computer Application
(MCA)
Computer Applications 6 30
Master of Social Work
(MSW)
Social Work 4 16

M.Phil., (Both Full Time and Part Time)
Arts Faculty English, History, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit.
Science Faculty Mathematics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geography, Psychology, Computer Science, Statistics and (Physics for Full time).
Commerce Faculty Commerce

NON – AUTONOMOUS COURSES
Ph.D., Degree
Arts Faculty History, Political Science, Public Administration, Economics, Commerce, English, Tamil, Sanskrit and Telugu.
Science Faculty Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Geology, Geography and Microbiology.

ATTENDANCE

A candidate will be permitted to appear for the semester end examination at the end of each semester only if:

  1. He/ She secure not less than 75 percent of attendance during that semester.
  2. He/ She earns a progress certificate from the Head of the Department concerned of having satisfactorily completed the course of study prescribed in the subject as required by these regulations and
  3. His/ Her conduct has been satisfactory

  4. However, the Principal may condone the shortage in the attendance up to a maximum of 15 percent for valid reasons on paying the prescribed fee for condo nation.

COURSE OF STUDY

The Course of study for the B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., degree shall consist of the following

Part I Tamil or other Modern or Classical language
Part II English
Part III Group A – Main Subject
Group B – Two Allied Subjects
Part IV NME, SBE, EVS, VE
Part V Extension Activity

Part I – Tamil or Other Modern or Classical Language

The course of study for Part I shall comprise the study of Tamil or any one of the following Modern or Classical Languages at the option of the candidate according to the syllabi and text-books prescribed from time to time.

ModernUrdu, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi
ClassicalSanskrit.

Part II – English

The course of study for Part-II English shall comprise the study of four papers according to syllabi and text-books prescribed from time to time.


Part III – Group B

Allied Subjects for B.A & B.Com Courses
S.No Main Subject Allied Subject in I Year Allied Subject in II Year
1 History Indian Economic Development 1. Archaeology
2. Tourism in India
2 Politics 1. Sociology
2. Political Sociology
1. Principles of Public Admin
2. Indian Political Economy
3 Economics 1. Indian History from 1858 to 1919 AD
2. Indian History from 1919-1991 AD
1. Economic Statistics I
2. Economic Statistics II
4 English Literature 1. The Social History of England
2. History of English Literature
1. Literary Forms
2. Communicative English
5 Tamil Literature 1. History of Tamil Language
2. History of Tamil Nadu and Culture
1. History of Tamil
2. Nattuppur Ilakkiam
6 Hindi Literature 1. Indian History from 1526-1767 AD
2. Indian History from 1768-1947 AD
1. Indian Culture – I
2. Indian Culture – II
7 Malayalam Literature 1. Kerala Culture
2. Kerala History
1. Science of Basic Sanskrit for Malayalam
2. History of Tamil Literature
8 Urdu Literature 1. Persian Language Grammar & Translation
2. History of Persian language
1. History of Arabic Literature & Translation
2. History of Arabic Literature
9 B. Com (Corporate Secretaryship) 1. Business Management
2. Business Correspondence and Office Management
1. Business Statistics
2. Managerial Economics
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Allied Subjects for B.Sc., Courses
S.No Main Subject Allied Subject in I Year Allied Subject in II Year
1 Mathematics 1. Numerical Analysis – I
2. Numerical Analysis - II
Physics
2 Statistics Mathematics for Statistics 1. Numerical Analysis
2. Computer Programming in “C”
3 Physics Mathematics Chemistry
4 Chemistry Physics Mathematics or Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology
5 Plant Biology & Biotechnology Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology Chemistry
6 Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology Plant Biology & Biotechnology Chemistry
7 Geology Chemistry Physics
8 Geography Statistical Methods and their applications Geology
9 Psychology Psychological Statistics Community Psychology
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