Womens Christian College (WCC), Chennai

Womens Christian College (WCC), Chennai was established in 1915 reaccreditated by NAAC 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.


Campus of Women’s Christian College 

In 1916, the college moved to its own campus of 19 acres attached to an imposing building called ‘Doveton House’ on the banks of the Cooum in Nungambakkam.

Facilities at Women’s Christian College 

  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Hostels
  • Canteen
  • Auditorium
  • Common Room
  • Chapel
  • Bank
  • Play Ground

Departments at Women’s Christian College 

  • Department of Languages
  • Department of History
  • Department of English
  • Department of Mathematics
  • Department of Physics
  • Department of Chemistry
  • Department of Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology
  • Department of Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology
  • Department of Home Science
  • Department of Computer Science
  • Department of Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in History
Master of Arts in English
Master of Science in Applied Psychology with specialisation in Organisational Behaviour
Master of Science in Applied Psychology with specialisation in Counselling Psychotherapy
Master of Philosophy in Psychology
Master of Philosophy in Foods and Nutrition 
Master of Philosophy in Food Service Management & Dietetics
Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Doctor of Philosophy in Home Science
Master of Philosophy in Biotechnology
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Arts in English
Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics
Bachelor of Science in Physics
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry
Bachelor of Science in Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology
Bachelor of Science in Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Food Service Management & Dietetics (Vocational Stream)
Bachelor of Science in Dietetics (Vocational Stream) 
Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Food Service Management & Dietetics
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Master of Science in Home Science (Foods and Nutrition)
Master of Science in Home Science (Food Service Management & Dietetics)
Master of Science in Applied Psychology
Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting & Finance
Bachelor of Commerce in Computer Applications
Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Economics

Placements at Women’s Christian College –

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.

Top Recruiters –

  • ALLSEC Technologies Ltd.
  • Career Forum Scale speak
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions
  • Crystal Communications
  • Customer Pvt. Ltd
  • Element – K
  • E-Server for CITI Group
  • Fitness One center
  • Future Focus Infotech Pvt.Ltd
  • GE Capital International Services
  • Global Services
  • Golden Opportunities Pvt.Ltd
  • Google
  • HCL
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Infosys Technologies Limited

Students life at Women’s Christian College –

Once a year a college play by students is staged. This has been enthusiastically received by the public. It helps in training students in the various aspects of theatrical performance. Scripture and Value Education will inculcate values in students by an organized study of the Bible through lively and interactive sessions. It will facilitate the students to become more aware of self, discover their potentials and talents, develop an integrated personality and healthy life style, improve interpersonal skills etc

Name : Women’s Christian College, Chennai
Location : College Road
City : Chennai
State : Tamil Nadu
Country : India
Contact No : 044-28275926, 28231676
Contact Email : info@wcc.edu.in
Website : http://wcc.edu.in/


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