Madura College

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The Madura College of Arts and Sciences (Autonomous)
மதுரைக்கல்லூரி
Motto"Learning Shines with Righteousness"
TypeTamil Nadu State Government aided
Established765 B.C
Location, ,
CampusUrban
AffiliationsUGC, Madurai Kamaraj University
Websitewww.maduracollege.edu.in

The Madura College (Autonomous) is one of the oldest academic institutions in Madurai, India with 125+ years of service. In 1880, a college department was added to the Zilla School that was established in 1856


Alumni Association managed by MCAA.

Courses Offered [1][edit]

Aided Courses[edit]

Undergraduate Courses Post-graduate Courses M.Phil Research Centre (Ph.D)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Computer Science
  • Commerce
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Botany
  • English
  • Tamil
  • Economics
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • English
  • Tamil
  • Philosophy
  • Botany
  • Zoology
  • Physics
  • Economics

Self - Financing Courses[edit]

Undergraduate Courses Post-graduate Courses M.Phil Research Center (Ph.D)
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Economics
  • Tamil Literature
  • English Literature
  • Sociology
  • Commerce
  • Commerce (P.A)
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Zoology
  • Tamil
  • Physics
  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Commerce

Departments[edit]

  1. Tamil
  2. Sanskrit
  3. Hindi
  4. English
  5. Sociology
  6. Philosophy
  7. Economics
  8. Mathematics
  9. Physics
  10. Chemistry
  11. Computer Science
  12. Zoology
  13. Botany
  14. Commerce (including PA, Banking and Insurance)
  15. Information Technology
  16. Bio-Technology
  17. Micro-Biology

Extension Activities [2][edit]

  1. National Service Scheme
  2. National Cadet Crops
  3. Youth Red Cross
  4. Red Ribbon Club
  5. Adult Education and Extension Programme
  6. Physical Education

Examination [3][edit]

Examination of Madura College is controlled by the Examination Section (Office of the Controller of Examinations).

  • Choice Based Credit System is followed as per TANSCHE norms.
  • Students are evaluated based on their performance in continuous internal assessment and end-semester examinations.
  • Recommendation for award of degree from Madurai Kamaraj University.
  • Each course is evaluated for 100 marks. Continuous Internal Assessment and End semester Exams are weighted 25 and 75 marks respectively.
  • Tests, assignment, seminar/quiz, attendance are the various components of the continuous internal assessment.
  • Double valuation is followed for UG, PG and M.Phil. in the End-Semester Examination, one by an Internal Examiner and the other by an External Examiner. If the difference between the two valuations differs by more than 15%, the paper is sent for third valuation and the average of the two nearest marks is awarded to the student. If the difference is less than 15%, the average of the two marks is awarded to the student.
  • Students have a facility for revaluation after the publication of results in every semester. The paper is valued by a single external examiner. The higher of the marks obtained in revaluation and the mark obtained in the original valuation is awarded to the student.
  • Students who have completed the programme (three years in UG and two years in PG) with outstanding arrears have a provision for Supplementary Examination. Students who have Reappearance in any number of courses in final semester and in a maximum of one paper in all the other semesters are eligible for appearing in supplementary examination. The valuation is done by a single external examiner and the mark obtained in the valuation is awarded to the student.
  • A Statement of Marks with several security features are issued to students.

Alumni Association[edit]

With 125+ years of Service, The Madura College have long standing Alumni Association (a.k.a. Madura College Old Boys Association) Notable Alumnus of Madura College:

  1. Sri T.S. Rajam

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Courses Offered - The Madura College". www.maduracollege.edu.in. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Extension Activities". www.maduracollege.edu.in. Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  3. ^ "Examination System - The Madura College". www.maduracollege.edu.in. Retrieved 18 June 2017.