Mar Gregorios College of Arts and Science, Chennai

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Mar Gregorois College of Arts and Science
Motto Let Your Light Shine
Type Private
Established 1997
Chairman Dr. Johnson Parackal
Principal Dr. Venugopal
Academic staff
Administrative staff
Students 1000
Undergraduates 600
Postgraduates 200
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
13°04′47″N 80°10′19″E / 13.079847°N 80.171989°E / 13.079847; 80.171989Coordinates: 13°04′47″N 80°10′19″E / 13.079847°N 80.171989°E / 13.079847; 80.171989
Nickname MGC
Affiliations Madras University

Mar Gregorios College(MGC) is a private college located in Mogappair West, near Chennai. MGC was founded by the Malankara Syrian Catholic Management (MSC Management, Since 1930). The Trust was founded on August 1, 1930 at Trivandrum, Kerala. The college, established in the city of Chennai by the MSCM, a Catholic church in India, is said to be among the top colleges.[1] It is affiliated to Madras University.

MGC's founding objective was to plan and implement a programme of education in Arts and Sciences, to promote research, disseminate knowledge and to foster the cooperation and exchange of ideas between the academic community and Business organizations and to develop entrepreneurship skills among students.

Mar Gregorios College of Arts and Science is a Christian Minority institution under Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, which runs Medical, Dental, Engineering Colleges and Schools all over India since 1930. Ever since its inception in 1997, Mar Gregorios College has gone from strength to strength and is now one of the premier colleges of the University of Madras. It is named after the late Archbishop of Trivandrum, Benedict Mar Gregorios. It has an 8-acre (32,000 m2) campus.[2]