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Stella Maris College


Stella Maris College - Chennai ( Tamil Nadu )

10 Acres
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Total Students
Rs. 3065 - Rs. 24343
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Stella Maris College - SMC

Stella Maris College, also known as SMC was founded on Aug 15, 1947. SMC is affiliated to the University of Madras and it has been serving in the field of education from more than 6 decades. SMC is run by a religious congregation (Society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary) founded by Blessed Mary of the Passion in Ootacamund (Tamil Nadu).

Stella Maris College is one of the leading institute in India of higher education by virtue of its commitment to academic excellence. College provides various skill trainings to the students so that they can meet the challenges of a competitive market and can secure a sound position in it.Beginning in a small one-storey building in Santhome, Mylapore with 32 students, the College moved to its present campus

"The Cloisters" on Cathedral Road in 1960. Today the College has an enrollment of 3,800 students from diverse backgrounds, communities and nations.The College is a Catholic minority institution established and run by the Society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (FMM), a religious congregation founded by Blessed Mary of the Passion (Helene de Chappotin) in Ootacamund, Tamil Nadu in 1877. The initiatives of the College arise from a sound philosophy of life based on faith in God and the contemporary reality of a pluralistic Indian society that is challenged by global ideologies and cultures. 

The College is committed to serving the economically and socially marginalised sections of society and provides university education in a Christian atmosphere for students, especially those belonging to the Catholic community. Admission is open to all, irrespective of caste and creed, and their rights of conscience are respected. In keeping with its mission, the College promotes inclusive practices in the implementation of its academic programmes, taking into account learning differences and the special needs of the differently-abled. In seeking to mould women of character who will be self-reliant and work towards social transformation.

The College has established an educational road map that provides a framework for quality education and stimuli for lifetime learning. A student-centric, participatory teaching-learning-evaluation system assures the students of optimal educational benefits. The College is at the forefront of higher education in India by balancing its commitment to academic excellence with emphasis on all-round development of students. Offering courses in traditional Arts and Science courses and in emerging areas such as International Studies, Information Technology, Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, the curriculum promotes national development, fosters global competencies and facilitates skills training to meet the challenges of a competitive workplace. 

Overview Courses

Pass percentage 58%
Percentage students passed first class 45%
Percentage students passed with distinction 35%
Total faculty 143
Average Graduation percent 45.0%
Eligibility For Transfer None
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Overview Campus

Area 10 Acres
Classrooms 70
Sport Grounds 4
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Overview Placement

There is an availability of placement guidance cell for the students that plays a major role in conducting various training programs and providing opportunities for placements to the students of Stella Maris College Chennai. In the second half Year of the students various activities like CGC are conducted that are mainly focused on preparing the students for the placements. As for the final year students career oriented programs are organized.   

Placement Ratio 75.0%
Number of visiting companies 8
Min Salary 3.0 lacs
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Last Update 10 Nov, 2016
Awards Ranked among the top 10 colleges by India Today.
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