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The American College, Madurai: Courses, Admissions, Placements, Faculty 2021

Last updated on August 31st, 2021

The American College, Madurai, Tamil Nadu is one of the oldest colleges founded by The American Missionary in 1881 and is affiliated with the Madurai Kamraj University(MKU).

The college offers aided and self-financed 32 undergraduate and 20 postgraduate programs. The popular courses are MCA, MBA, MA, MCOM, M.Sc, M.Phil, PhD.

The application will be accepted in the online mode. The applications for the PG Courses are now open and the candidates can apply online for the same between 1st June to 30th June with the Five semesters marks.

The college has a placement cell which has recorded a median salary of INR 1,44,000 to 1,59,000 for UG and PG course graduates.

The American College Highlights

Established | Institute Type 1881|Autonomous
Affiliated under Madurai Kamraj University(MKU)
Set By The American Missionary
Courses offered 32 undergraduates and 20 postgraduate mainly in Aided, self-financed, satellite campus, etc.
Popular courses MCA, MBA, MA, MCOM, M.Sc, M.Phil, PhD
Admission Criteria Merit-based.
Facilities Library, Labs, Auditorium.
Official website https://americancollege.edu.in/

The American College Courses Offered

The college offers various undergraduate, postgraduate, and special programs. Apart from this it also offers both Aided and SF programs. The Self- financed programs are provided in Morning (8:00 A.M- 1:10 P.M) and evening (2:00 P.M.-6.45 P.M.) batches. A brief for the same is listed here.

Courses Specialization Eligibility
B.A Tamil language and literature 10+2 with 40% marks with the specializaton as the major subject from a recognized board.
English
Economics
Religion, Philosophy, and Sociology
English
Hindi
French
B.Com Computer Applications 10+2 in commerce stream with 40% marks from a recognized board
B.Sc. Mathematics 10+2 PCM/PCB or any stream with the preferred specialization as a major subject from a recognized board.
Physics
Chemistry
Botany
Zoology
Computer science
Physical education
Psychology
Biochemistry
Microbiology
Visual communication
Food science and nutrition
Information technology
M.A Tamil Bachelor’s degree in concerned specialization with 40% marks.
English
Economics
Social work Bachelor’s degree in humanities/social science/business management/science with 40% marks from any recognized board.
M.Com Bachelor’s degree in commerce or related fields with 55% marks from recognized board.
M.Sc. Mathematics Bachelor’s degree in concerned specialization with 40% marks.
Physics
Chemistry
Botany
Zoology
Food science
Immunology and Microbiology Bachelor’s degree in any subjects Zoology / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Biology / Botany / Food & Nutrition / Pharmacy / Nursing from recognized board.
MBA Bachelor’s degree in BBA or any related degree from a recognized board + CAT/MAT/TANCET score.
M.Phil Zoology A master’s degree in zoology from a recognized board.
Tamil A master’s degree with 55% marks in any recognized university.
English
Economics
Botany
Business Administration
Mathematics
Commerce
Physics
Chemistry
P.hD Tamil Post Graduation Degree
English
Economics
Commerce
Mathematics
Physics
Chemistry
Botany
Zoology

The American College: Admission Process

  • The students must have passed the HS exam, ICS exam, or exam conducted by the State Government with English as a compulsory subject for admission to UG courses.
  • For MBA, the candidates need to have 50% in graduation ( for SC/ST a minimum of 45% is required) and a valid CAT/MAT/TANCET/CONSORTIUM score.
  • For MCA, a Bachelor’s degree in BCA, B.Sc with Mathematics or B.Sc degree in computer science /IT/Applied science/ Electronics/ Statics/ Physics/ Chemistry/Mathematics or any PGDCA or BE/B. Tech, B.Com, CA degree is required for admissions.
  • The application will be accepted in the online mode.
  • The applications for the PG Courses are now open and the candidates can apply online for the same between 1st June to 30th June with the Five semesters marks.

How to Apply?

  • The application process is conducted both online and offline depending on the admission criteria of different programs.
  • An entrance test followed by an interview.
  • While there is no entrance test for PG Tamil, Economics, Botany, Zoology. The M.Phil Admissions are based on merit and entrance test.

The American College Placements

The placement cell of The American College, Madurai is known for the excellent placements that it offers to the students.

With the prime focus on the final UG and PG students, it ensures to conduct various placement awareness training.

As per the American college, NIRF Ranking report 2021 (Submitted) The median salary of the placed Graduates of UG and PG courses are:

Program Year Median Salary
UG 2017-18 INR 1,44,000
UG 2019-20 INR 1,44,000
PG 2018-19 INR 1,59,000
PG 2019-20 INR 1,59,000

The American College Facilities

The facilities offered by The American College includes

  • Well equipped and spacious laboratories
  • Prominent research centers
  • Libraries filled with Numerous books etc
  • Hostel Facilities such as The Wallace hall, Zumbro Hall, WashBurn Hall, Women’s Hall, etc.
  • Spacious Gymnasium
  • Areas for Sports and Recreation

The American College Faculty

Dr. M. Davamani Christober Principal
Mr.C.Mohan Lecturer
Mr. S. Sathya Dev Lecturer
Dr. P. Glory Ponmozhi Lecturer
Dr.J.Rajakumar Assistant Professor
Mrs. Shanmuga Mohana Lecturer
Mr.S.Stephen Associate Professor
Dr. A. Joseph Thatheyus Assistant Professor

The American College FAQs

Ques. Is The American College the best in Tamil Nadu?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. It is one of the oldest colleges in Tamil Nadu. It offers a wide range of UG, PG, self-financed courses and different kinds of facilities that helps the student to grow.

Ques. How good is the Physics department of the american college?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. The American college physics department is very good as it has all kinds of facilities and good infrastructure such as networking facility, high-speed IEEE system, LCD projector, Digital Storage Oscilloscope, digital library, nuclear counter, photomultiplier set up, etc.

Ques. What are the self-financed courses in The American college?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. There are BA, B.Sc, B. Com, BCA, BBA, BA in French and MA, M.Sc, M.Com, M.Phil and Ph.D. program.

Ques. Which college is best for MCA in Tamil Nadu?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. The American college is the best for MCA as the program has been recognized by AICTE, classes are conducted by experienced faculty.

Ques. Why should you pursue B.Voc in American college?

Last updated on April 29th, 2021

Ans. There are multiple reasons to pursue BVoc in American College like there is no age limit, classes are conducted by experienced faculty, Guest Lectures of eminent scientists and industrial experts.