Lady Willingdon College

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Tamil Nadu
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Rs. 770 - Rs. 1985 ( Annually)
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Lady Willingdon College is situated at Kamaraj Salai, Triplicane , Chennai - 600 005 in Chennai.

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Courses Offered

Bachelor of Education
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
  • Rs. 1740 (Annually)
B.Ed in Special Tamil
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.Ed in Special English
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.Ed in Mathematics
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Sciences
B.Ed in Physical Science
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Sciences
B.Ed in Biological Science (Botany & Zoology)
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Sciences
B.Ed in Home Science
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Sciences
B.Ed in History
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Politics / Law / Humanities
B.Ed in Geography
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.Ed in Computer Education
  • 1 Years
  • B.Ed.
  • Information Technology - BCA / MCA / Computers

Lady Willingdon College - LWC

Lady Willingdon Institute of Advanced Study in Education is situated on Kamarajar Salai,Triplicane, Chennai - 600 005,just 3 Kms. from the Fort St. George,the head quarters of Government of TamilNadu.The spacious and majestic buildings located in a vast premises of 16 acres overlook the world famous sprawling Marina Beach, beside the Bay of Bengal, which is one of the longest and beautiful beaches in the world indeed. To its north, just a few meters away, lie the guest House of the University of Madras,the beautiful palatial building of the Presidency College, the P.W.D building and the famous Madras University;to its south,the Queen Mary's College,the office of the Director General of Police,the All India Radio station and the historical Santhome Cathedral Church are situated.It is easily accessible by road and also by railways through M.R.T.S.During the later part of 19th century, there was a Hindu School for Girls at Ice House,the first of its kind in Chennai, which was managed by the Vijayarangam Trust.It was then taken over by the Government of Madras Presidency. This Hindu School was upgraded into a Training Institution, meant for training Elementary and Secondary Grade Women teachers, in the year 1913.In the year 1922,the Training Institute was renamed as 'Lady Willingdon Training School' after the name of the wife of the then Governor of Madras Presidency. In the same year, the Lady Willingdon Training College was established to fulfill the long felt need for training women graduates as teachers for the High Schools. In 1940, after 18 years of struggle amidst inadequate accommodation and equipments, the college moved to its present site with spacious building and gardens. The present college was meticulously planned and completed in the year 1945.

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12 Type Courses Available

  • 10 UG Courses
  • 2 PG Courses

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The Library of Lady Willingdon Institute of Advanced Study in Education is situated at the centre of the Institution,which caters to the needs of the teacher educators. The library has a collection of about 14600 books in various topics with bulk of the collection in Education and Psychology. In addition the following Journals and Periodicals are available in the Library. The library suitably follows the best practices for College library as envisaged by NAAC. It is computerized with the help of Auto Lib Software, which is used for searching the documents and in circulation of books. Internet facility is available to the library users and it is proposed to subscribe for E-Journals in the near future.

Nearby popular spots within 5 KM from the campus

Escape (Movie Theater)
Copper Chimney (Restaurant)
Sathyam Cinemas (Movie Theater)
Ente Keralam (Restaurant)
Hotel Saravana Bhavan (Restaurant)
Amaravathi (Restaurant)
Above Sea Level Restaurant (Bar)
Devi Cineplex (Movie Theater)
Zara The Tapas Bar & Restaurant (Bar)
Benjarong (Restaurant)
Havana (Bar)
Kefi Restaurant (Restaurant)
Cafe Coffee Day (Cafe)
Tamil Nadu Government Multi Super Specialty Hospital (Hospital)
Regional Institute of Ophthalmology and Government Ophthalmic Hospital, Chennai (Hospital)
Apollo Children's Hospital (Hospital)
Lifestyle (Clothing Store)
Meridian Apparels Limited (Clothing Store)
Express Avenue (Shopping Mall)
Chennai Citi Centre (Shopping Mall)

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