About Madras Christian College

main admin bldg MCCMadras Christian College (MCC) was founded in 1837 by Scottish missionaries. The College is known as much for its academic standing and leadership building as it is for social commitment. It is one of the oldest institutes of higher education in the Indian subcontinent and was affiliated with the University of Madras, although it is autonomous. In fact, the college was among the first institutions in India to be granted autonomy in 1978.

Today, the College has approximately 7,000 students and more than 220 faculty members serving in 33 departments. Ranked among the Top Ten Liberal Arts and Science Colleges in India, MCC has a rating of A+ (equivalent to 90-95%) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The college has 16 departments that offer undergraduate and postgraduate courses in various disciplines such as liberal arts, humanities, science and business.

Madras Christian College also boasts of a long list of famous alumni that include the former president of India, Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan; the former Finance Minister of India, P Chidambaram; and tennis star Leander Paes.

As BCA Chennai student, you can enroll in courses in the following departments:

  • The Department of Social Work
  • The Department of History
  • The Department of Political Science
  • The Department of Business Administration
  • Department of Philosophy
  • Institute for Advanced Christian Studies

To read more about the courses you will take, please click here.