Womens Christian College (WCC), Chennai was established in 1915 as a joint venture of 12 missionary societies from England and USA. In 1916 it was declared a first grade college and was shifted to its present campus in Nungambakkam located in the heart of Chennai city. It fulfills its mission to provide higher education to women of India in liberal arts and sciences. It is affiliated to the University of Madras and was given recognition as an autonomous college in 1982.
At present it is a state subsidized minority institution following the choice based credit system. It has grown to strength of over 3224 students and 180 members of faculty in the aided and self-financing sections and 108 members of the non-teaching staff. The college aims to provide a complete, meaningful and relevant education to women so that they are intellectually well-trained, morally upright, socially aware and spiritually inspired.
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The career guidance cell, which was established in 1998, serves as a vital link between the students of the college and the potential employers of industry. It focuses on widening the job prospects for those students who want to launch themselves in a career and to sharpen the knowledge about the courses available for those who want to pursue higher studies. Four members of the faculty along with the student representatives from all departments, coordinate the various activities of the cell.
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Women’s Christian College was founded on 7th July 1915 as a joint venture of 12 missionary societies from England and USA. In 1916 it was declared a first grade college and was shifted to its present campus on College Road in Nungambakkam located in the heart of Chennai City. It...
Women’s Christian College (WCC) has been collaborating with similar institutions in both India and abroad. Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, USA, has adopted WCC as its sister college and it sends gifts of both money and books. As a gesture of gratitude the college has named one of its...
Many foreign universities have reduced the sizes of various courses offered by them in order to attract Indian students to address the growing difficulty of Indian students to pursue higher education abroad in face of the rupee plunging against major currencies. The universities are striving to...
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