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Loyola College Admissions 2021: Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, Application Process

Last updated on June 8th, 2021 by Arunima

Admissions for the first cycle of PhD courses at Loyola College for the session 2021-22 is now open. Interested candidates can apply for the same through the official website.

Loyola College, Chennai is expected to start the admissions for UG and PG courses for the session 2021-22 in the month of April. The students can apply for the admissions through the official website of the college as soon as the notifications for the same are released.

Here are some of the key points related to the Admissions for various courses at Loyola College, Chennai:

  • Loyola College, Chennai conducts the admissions for the Ph.D. degree in four sessions- April, July, October and January.
  • Loyola College starts the admissions for various Undergraduate courses as soon as the results for Class XII are announced by the Tamil Nadu State Board.

Loyola College Admissions: Important Dates

Here are some key dates with regards to Admission 2021-22 at Loyola College:

EVENT DATE
Availability of Online Application Form For UG & PG courses In the month of April (Tentatively)
Last Date for filling online application form for UG & PG courses To be notified
Last Date for Ph.D. Application Process (April Session) March 31, 2021
Date of Entrance Exam To be notified
Announcement of shortlisted candidates for personal interview To be notified
Date of Personal Interviews To be notified
Display/Announcement of Selected Candidates To be notified
Commencement of New Session To be notified

Loyola College Admissions 2021: UG Courses

Loyola College offers the undergraduate courses in all the three streams- Arts, Science and Commerce in various specializations. The duration for the UG courses is 3 years.

The UG courses offered by Loyola College along with their specializations are tabulated below:

Name of the Course Specialization
BA Economics, English, History, Sociology, French Lit., Tamil
B.Com (General/ Honours) Corporate Secretaryship, Accounting & Finance, Computer Applications
B.Sc. Advanced Zoology & Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Plant Biology & Plant Biotechnology, Statistics, Visual Communication, Computer Science
B.Voc. 3D Animation, Digital Journalism
BBA
BCA
BMM Multimedia & Animation

Loyola College UG Eligibility Criteria

  • BA/ B. Voc./ BBA/ BMM/ BSc (Visual Communication) candidates should qualify 10+2 in any stream.
  • BA (Economics) candidates should qualify 10+2/HSC/Class XII examination with Economics, Accountancy, Commerce/Business Studies and any one other subject.
  • BCom candidates should qualify HSC / 10+2 with Commerce/Business Studies, Accountancy, Mathematics / Business Maths/ Statistics and Computer Science / Economics.
  • BSc (Statistics/ Computer science)/ BCA candidates should qualify Any stream at 10+2 level with Mathematics/Business Maths/Statistics as one of the subjects.
  • BSc (Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics) candidates should qualify 10+2/HSC with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry or any other subject.
  • BSc (Zoology/ Plant Biotechnology) candidates should qualify 10+2/HSC with Biology, Physics and Chemistry or Zoology, Botany, Chemistry, Physics / Biotechnology.

Loyola College UG Selection Criteria:

  • The admissions to all the UG courses is based on the merit in the qualifying examination, i.e, merit in Class XII/10+2 level of education.
  • The initial shortlisting is done on the basis of merit.
  • The provisionally selected candidates are called for a personal interview with the Principal.
  • The final list of the selected candidates is based on the merit in the qualifying examination and performance in the interview.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can follow the given steps to apply for the respective UG course:

  • Visit the official website of Loyola College.
  • For registration – click on the link ‘Click here to register’.
  • Choose the course you wish to apply for.
  • Enter your valid E-mail ID and Phone Number.
  • Click the ‘Submit and Continue’ button.
  • The User ID and Password will be sent to the candidate on the mail.
  • Re -login and enter into ‘Applicant’s Portal’.
  • Fill in the basic personal details such as nationality, parents details and reservation details.
  • Now, fill the educational information regarding name of the school, board, marks and other necessary details.
  • Upload/Attach the necessary documents.
  • Click ‘Apply’ and submit.
  • Pay the application fee of Rs. 150 for UG courses through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking or Cash in any branch of Axis Bank (through EASY PAY) as per your choice.

Documents required:

  • Marksheet of the Qualifying examination (Class XII)
  • Class X Marksheet/Certificate
  • Community/Caste Certificate (For Reserved category candidates)
  • Eligibility Certificate for candidates who have passed HSC examination other boards other than that of Tamil Nadu.

Loyola College Admission 2021: PG Courses

The college offers various courses at postgraduate level in Arts, Science and Commerce in various specializations. Courses such as M.C.A. and M.Voc.are also offered by the college. The duration for all the PG courses is 2 years except M.C.A. which is for 3 Years.

The various PG courses offered by the college along with their specializations are tabulated below:

Name of the Course Specialization
M.A. Economics, English Lit., Applied History, Social Work, Sociology, Philosophy
M.Com.
M.Sc. Bio-Technology, Food Chemistry and Food Processing, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Zoology, Computer Science, Visual Communication
M.C.A.
M.Voc. 3D Animation, Digital Journalism

Loyola College PG Eligibility Criteria

  • MA (Applied History/ Philosophy/ Sociology/ Social Work) and MVoc candidates should have passed any Bachelor’s Degree.
  • MA (English Lit./ Economics)/ MSc (Mathematics/ Computer Science/ Visual Comm.)/ MCom candidates should have passed Bachelor’s Degree in the respective subject.
  • MSc (Zoology/ food processing/ Biotechnology) candidates should have passed Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology / Adv. Zoology and Biotechnology / Plant Biology and Biotechnology / Botany / Life Science / Medical Lab Technology / Biotechnology / Microbiology / Biochemistry / Chemistry / Biophysics / Physics.
  • MCA candidates need to qualify BCA or any degree with one paper in Mathematics/Statistics as allied and Mathematics at Plus two level.

Loyola College PG Selection Criteria

  • For admission to the PG courses at Loyola College, Chennai, one needs to clear the entrance exam set by the university.
  • The selected candidates then have to appear for a personal interview with the principal along with all the documents.
  • The final list of the selected students based on the entrance exam and interview will be granted admission.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can follow the given steps to apply for the respective PG course:

  • Visit the official website of Loyola College.
  • Register yourself with a valid E-mail ID and Phone Number.
  • Once an applicant is registered successfully, the User ID and Password will be sent to the candidate on the mail.
  • Now fill the application form giving out all the necessary details.
  • Upload the documents in the prescribed format.
  • Submit the form.
  • Pay the application fee of Rs. 200 for PG courses through Credit Card, Debit Card, Net Banking or Cash in any branch of Axis Bank (through EASY PAY).

Documents required:

  • Graduation Degree / Marksheet / Certificate
  • Class XII and X Marksheet/Certificate
  • Community/Caste Certificate
  • Eligibility Certificate for candidates from any other university than Madras University.

Loyola College Admissions 2021: PhD/ MPhil

Around 455 Ph.D. research scholars are currently carrying their research under 81 research supervisors. Loyola College offers the Ph.D. and M.Phil. programme in various fields. For enrollment to the Ph.D. programme by the college, a scholar can apply in any one of the four sessions of Ph.D. admissions.

The Ph.D. admissions are carried in April, July,October and January. The applicants need to apply a month prior for the same. The M.Phil. and Ph.D. admissions are done on the basis of the entrance exam followed by a personal interview.

The various specializations or fields in which the Ph.D. and M.Phil. degree are offered are tabulated below:

Name of the Course Specialization
Ph.D. Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, English, Entomology, History, Mathematics, Physics, Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Social Work, Statistics and Zoology
M.Phil. Chemistry, Commerce, Economics, English, History, Mathematics, Physics, Plant Biology and Biotechnology, Social Work, Statistics and Zoology

Loyola College PG Eligibility Criteria

In order to be eligible for a Ph.D./M.Phil. degree, one must have a Master’s Degree in the relevant discipline with at least 55% marks or equivalent CGPA from any UGC-recognized university.

Loyola College PG Selection Criteria

  • The selection of the candidates for the Ph.D./M.Phil. degree is done on the basis of an entrance test.
  • The candidates then have to appear for a personal interview with all the necessary certificates and documents.

How to apply?

Interested candidates can follow the given steps to apply for the respective PhD/ MPhil course:

  • The scholars need to get the application form and the ‘Applicant’s Profile’ form from the office of the Dean of Research.
  • Fill the application form carefully.
  • Submit the application form duly signed by the proposed Research Supervisor, HoD and the Principal along with the ‘Applicant’s Profile’ form to the office of the Dean of Research before the due date.

Documents required:

  • Marksheets of all years of Degree examination
  • Marksheets of all years of Post Graduate Degree examination
  • 10th and 12th Marksheet and Certificate

Loyola College FAQs

Ques. Is there any preference given to minorities at the time of admission at Loyola College?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans. Yes, as per the Jesuit Chennai Province preferential option, Dalit Catholics, Catholics, Tribals, and other marginalized in the society would be given priority at the time of admission to various courses. Loyola College also gives preference to the students from the neighbouring districts. However, that doesn’t narrow down the scope for other categories or groups in the society.

Ques. Which courses are offered for women at Loyola College, Chennai?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans. Loyola College does not offer admissions for female candidates in most of the courses at Undergraduate level. However, Women students can now apply for all the Postgraduate courses and also for B.Sc. VISCOM, B.M.M. (Animation), French Literature, B.Voc. Digital Journalism, 3D Animation and B.B.A France in Undergraduate courses.

Ques. What is the BBA France course offered by Loyola College?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans. Loyola College, Chennai, in association with the IÉSEG School of Management, one of the top Business Schools in France have been synergetic partners of a twinning BBA programme since 2006. The BBA programme, in the first and second years, is taught at Loyola College, Chennai. The third year is conducted in the campus in Lille, France. Successful students receive the IÉSEG Bachelor degree at the end of the programme and have the chance to pursue their MSc in Management at IÉSEG.

Ques. When do the application forms for the UG courses at Loyola College out?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans. As soon as the class XII/10+2 results of Tamil Nadu State Board are announced, Loyola College starts the registration process on the same day or the next day. The online registration process is usually completed within 10 working days from the date of publication of results.

 

Ques. How will the Personal Interview for various UG and PG be conducted at Loyola College?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans. The shortlisted candidates for various UG and PG courses are called for a personal interview at Loyola College. The candidates have to present themselves along with any one of the parents for the interview with the Principal on the date mentioned in the call letter. At the time of interview, the original documents of all certificates uploaded along with the online application should be produced for verification. In case one fails to be present on the scheduled date and time will lead to cancellation of admission.

Ques. Is it worth taking admission in Loyola College, Chennai?

Last updated on June 8th, 2021

Ans. Loyola college is one of the best colleges in the country. The college has been consistently ranked in the top 3 colleges across different disciplines. The college has maintained a level of excellence in all the spheres. Though there are some restrictions regarding discipline and strict education policy, however the college holds prestige in terms of higher education all over the country.

Loyola College: Rankings, Courses, Eligibility, Admissions 2021, Placements, Scholarships

Last updated on May 31st, 2021 by Sapna Malik

Loyola College, Chennai is a private Catholic higher education institution founded in 1925 and gained autonomous status in the year 1978 is run by the Chennai Province of the Society of Jesus in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Loyola College is a NAAC A++ accredited college and was ranked 6th in arts and science colleges of India by NIRF.

The college is affiliated with the University of Madras and offers undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and doctorate courses in the streams of science, commerce and arts. The application forms for the admission process are available online in the official site. Loyola College has various courses offered through its eight departments and a research centre.

The college campus is equipped with modern facilities with lush green infrastructure and all necessities with a student-friendly environment to grow. The students are provided with excellent placement services. Some top recruiters of the college are E&Y, Zoho Corp, Wells Fargo, etc.

Loyola College Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1925 | Private
Approved by UGC
Affiliated to University of Madras
Set by Government of Tamil Nadu
NAAC Grade A++
Popular courses BA, BSC, BCOM, MSC, MA, M.PHIL.
Admissions Merit-based
Facilities available Library, AC classrooms, cafeteria, Conference rooms, Hostels etc.
Admission mode Online
Official website https://www.loyolacollege.edu/#

Loyola College Rankings

Loyola College was given the ‘college of excellence” award by UGC and also being the NAAC A++ accredited college, it is one of the top colleges in Chennai. Given below are the rankings are given to Loyola College.

Year Ranking Body Rank
2017 NIRF 2
2018 NIRF (College) 6
2019 NIRF (College) 6
2020 NIRF (College) 6

Loyola College Courses Offered

Courses Details
BA
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have completed the Tamil Nadu higher secondary course or equivalent or it recognized by the University of Madras
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Economics, English, History, French Lit.
BBA/BCom
  • Eligibility: Candidates must have completed the Tamil Nadu higher secondary course or equivalent or it recognized by the University of Madras
  • Selection Criteria: Merit-based
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Specializations: Corporate Secretaryship, General, Accounting & Finance, Computer Applications
MSc
  • Eligibility: Candidates must be a graduate in science stream to satisfying the minimum eligibility criteria.
  • Selection criteria- Merit-based and entrance based
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specializations: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, Zoology, Computer Science
MA
  • Eligibility: Candidates must be a graduate in arts stream to satisfying the minimum eligibility criteria set up by the institution.
  • Selection criteria: Merit-based and entrance based.
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Specialization: History, Philosophy, Social Work, Sociology, Economics, English

Loyola College Admissions 2021

Admissions to the college are done based on merit and entrance exam. The application mode for the admissions is done online. Admissions at Loyola are competitive and as per Jesuit Chennai province Dalit Catholics, Catholics, tribal and other marginalized sections of the society are given priority.

How to Apply?

  • Candidates would need to register through the online mode on the official site of the college.
  • The college runs the programs in 2 shifts are the morning and afternoon one and the admissions are solely based on merit and the shift is provided as per that.
  • Applicants need to fill in personal details, educational qualifications and other details accurately, with photograph and signature required.
  • The interview process is followed by the application process and the selected students go through an interview.
  • For UG, the documents that are required for registration are basically the 10th and 12th mark sheets and certificates.
  • For PG, an entrance test is conducted by the institute for admissions in the PG programs and Documents like the 10th and 12th qualification details, the mark sheets of the Bachelor’s degree is usually required.
  • After the selection based on merit candidates would be needed for verification documents at the time of reporting to the college.
  • Fee payment is done as soon as the documents and admission process of the candidates are successfully verified.

Loyola College Placements

The placement and training cell is quite active in providing good opportunities to its students. Orientations, workshops, seminars related to training are actively organized by the college.

The training and Placement Cell of the Institute centrally handles campus placements of the graduating students of the college. The cell provides complete support to the visiting companies at every stage of the placement process.

The college is well equipped with ample infrastructure in terms of halls for Presentations, Pre-Placement Talks, Written Tests, and Labs for Online Test, Rooms for Mock Interviews etc.

Some top companies of the college are HCL Technologies, Apex, Infosys, Hinduja, VEE technologies, TCS, Wipro and many more.

Loyola College Placement Highlights 2019

Particulars Statistics
Recruiting Companies 100
No of the students placed 804
Median CTC offered INR 2.5 LPA
Average CTC offered INR 5.5 LPA

Loyola College Scholarships

The college provides many services to support the students. The college also gives students financial aid to meritorious students. They also provide students with additional financial help through management concessions by identifying the target students in the first semester.

The college provides Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds in corporate sectors for the assistance of poor and vulnerable students.

The college also helps students with availing themselves scholarships without delays and difficulty.

The college financial aid can be availed by the office. Students will be required to fill in their application form.

Loyola College Facilities

  • The infrastructure of the college is quite decent and has all the basic requirements for students.
  • The college provides a hostel facility and there are separate hostels for girls and boys available with the decent capacity of student’s seats each.
  • The library is a keen part of the campus and has a collection of printed and electronic materials.
  • The placement and training cell is active in conducting training sessions for the holistic development of students and the infrastructure very well complement the requirements in conducting the same.
  • Loyola college is a wi-fi campus and has a 24*7 wi-fi facility. Sports grounds for cricket, football, basketball, badminton etc are available on the campus.
  • Other facilities are a food court, gym, seminar hall, language lab, counselling centre.

Loyola College FAQs

Ques. Is there any entrance test for admissions to Loyola College?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. Admissions are merit-based for the UG courses and some preference is given to the deprived sections of the society. There is an entrance exam for admissions in PG courses, the dates and mode of conduction is provided at the official site of the college.

Ques. Where can I find the syllabus for the courses at Loyola College?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. The syllabus to the courses can be found online. Students accepted are also given a brief of the course at the beginning.

Ques. Does Loyola College offer help to academically poor students?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. Yes, Loyola offers remedial classes and special coaching classes to the students to help them bring up their grades. They monitor every student progress and helps them accordingly.

Ques. How can I contact Loyola College for an admissions query?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. Loyola College can be contacted by phone and email. By phone, candidates can call +91 – 44 – 28178200. Candidates can also email [email protected] for admission queries.

Ques. How much is the application form fee for the UG courses at Loyola College?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. The application fee for the UG courses is INR 150. The fee can be paid online at the college website.

Ques. How much is the application fee for the PG courses at Loyola College?

Last updated on May 31st, 2021

Ans. The application fee for the PG courses is INR 200. The fee can be paid online at the admissions portal