Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli

Also known as: BHC Trichy

Quick Facts

Genders Accepted
  • Estd. Year: 1966
  • Campus Size: 27 Acres
  • Total Faculty: 116
  • Total Students Enrollment: 13735

About College

The Bishop Heber College (BHC) in Tiruchirappalli was founded in the year 1966. The origins though lay back long ago. The college is named after Reginald Heber, who was the Lord Bishop of Calcutta and visited the city of Tiruchirappalli. The Heber Memorial School was started off in 1864. This same was raised to the level of a college in 1873, but was merged with the Madras Christian College (MCC) in 1934. In 1966, the original college was revived from fresh. The BHC has a soulful college song as well. It is run by the Tiruchirappalli- Thanjavur Diocese, which is a part of the Church of South India. The BEC is affiliated to the Bharathidasan University, also based in Tiruchirappalli, in the state of Tamil Nadu. 

Courses are available here at both the UG as well as the PG levels. At the undergrad level, BA programmes may be pursued in the areas of – Tamil, Economics, History and English. B. Com can be pursued with specialization in International Accounting, Professional Accounting and for Computer Applications. Another programme on offer is the BBA. A BCA is also available. For vocation courses, there is the B. Voc. in Information Technology and in Accounting & Taxation. BSc. courses are available for the most number of options. These are in the areas of- Environmental Sciences, Bioinformatics, Botany, Zoology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science and in Actuarial Mathematics Science. Masters courses are available at the BHC in similarly good number of options. One of the unique programmes here is the five- year Integrated MSc. in Bioinformatics. 

Several courses here are self- financed, while the others are aided programmed. The entire academics here is run by the respective departments, possessing expertise in its own field. Within the Department of Arts, there are courses on – Economics, English, Commerce, Social Work, Management Studies, Tamil and in History. The Department of Science in more numerous in terms of the courses offered. These are in the fields of – Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Mathematics, Information Technology, Environment Science, Actuarial Science, Computer Applications, Computer Science, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics and in Library & Information Science. In addition to these, programmes are imparted for the areas of Calligraphy, French, Hindi and Sanskrit. 

Several diploma programmes and certifications may also be pursued from here at the BHC. Diploma programmes may here be pursued for French, Child Focused Community Development (DCFCD), Advanced Medical Lab Technology (DMLT) and in Bio Analytical Techniques (DBAT). There are PG Diploma courses here in – Bioinformatics, Counselling, Operations Research, Industrial Safety, Insurance & Risk Management, Advanced Scientific Interfacing and in Statistics & Software. Further, certifications may be completed here in areas such as Herbal Entrepreneurship, LATEX, Calligraphy, Solar Energy Technology, Communicative Skills in English, Food Production, Hindi, French, Tamil Journalism, Analytical Techniques in Chemistry and in Bakery & Confectionary. Some add- on programmes can also be pursued here, either by the existing students or by external ones. These may be done in several of the programmes already mentioned about. 

Research is another key area here. Several of the departments are active in this regard. The Deanery of Research has been created to take this ahead. The Bishop Heber College is an active member in international academic and research collaboration. This is why the BHC has been so proactive in signing collaborative agreements. Such partners exist in the countries of USA, UK, France and Russia. The sole collaborator in Russia is the GORNO- Altasia State University, while the two from France are the Groupe ESC Rouen and the University of Burgundy. From the UK, there are three which are the – Wolverhampton University, Kingston University in London and the Liverpool Hope University. From the USA, there are- Concordia College in New York, the Davidson in North Carolina and the Appalachian State University also from North Carolina. The BHC is also a signatory to the American Transfer Program. This allows for lateral entry to US universities from Indian ones like the Bishop Herber College in Tamil Nadu. 

The Bishop Herber College has been accredited by the NAAC (National Assessments and Accreditation Council) with an overwhelming A grade. The college thus brings out an annual quality assurance report. A separate IQAC (Internal Quality Assurance Cell) has been created to this end, to ensure that all the terms of the NAAC are complied with. 

The campus has much to offer. There are hostel facilities for both boys and girls. Banking facilities with ATM are available in the campus’s vicinity. There is a sports field where cricket and football may be played. Facilities are also there for indoor sports. The gymnasium may also be used by all. A large auditorium is there to facilitate major events, at both intra and inter college level. The campus is Wi- Fi enabled. Science laboratories have the latest of equipment. A health centre is also there to cater to medical emergencies. Hygienic food is prepared at the college cafeteria. The college even has its own transport to ferry students to and from the campus. A convenience store is also located within campus. The library here is one of the best stocked within the region. Besides the physical books on display, it also provides digital access to en number of international academic journals for research and academic purposes.

Ranking / Rating

This College is accredited by NAAC A (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) validity is 02 Mar 2022 and the score is 3.58 .

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Median Package 1.80 Lakhs
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  • Boys Hostel Boys Hostel
  • Girls Hostel Girls Hostel
  • Gym Gym
  • Library Library
  • Sports Sports
  • Cafeteria Cafeteria
  • Auditorium Auditorium
  • Hospital Medical/Hospital
  • WiFi Wifi
  • IT Infrastructure IT Infrastructure
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  • Laboratories Laboratories
  • Banks Facilities Bank/ATM Facilities
  • Alumni Alumni Associations

Student Reviews

4.33/5 6 Reviews

It's a nice place to study

Posted on 26 Aug' 16 by Benny
Batch of Jan. 1, 2015 | MBA Self Finance
It's a great place to study, learned so many things over there. Friends are the best part of my college life. The atmosphere is so nice to study and when it comes to sports, it was also good but upto to mark. On the whole, it's a good place to study and learn new things.
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Beauty Bishop

Posted on 29 Oct' 15 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2000 | M.Lib.I.Sc
Bishop Heber college is a affiliated to bharathidasan university it's autonomous college .In my college very good infrastructure and teaching facilities are there .our college is getting for A grade for( Naac) accreditation. All the faculties are well-experienced candidates. here students service centers are available after finishing class hours students come and refereed in service centers. Here very good collection of library and information center and separate library science departments are available. Many students are placed in bank and govt jobs. Here UG & PG students are staying in separate hostel in campus only. And international students are staying in a separate hostel. Gym and cultural service center are available separate multipurpose conference hall available. Beautiful sports grounds and sports material are available to experience faculties are coached. Here day college and evening class are campus every year placement cells conducted various IT's company are come and selected more students separate placement training department available. I missed in my college library and beautiful garden. we proud of me am in bishop here college alumni students.
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Beauty bishop

Posted on 15 Oct' 15 by vannamathy selvajothy
Batch of Jan. 1, 2015
All students have big imagination and ideas about their future college if college satisfied all those things then I swear our college life will be awesome. As like all I have lots of dreams and wonder about my college. But my college was beyond that level I have amazing infrastructure which makes us very peace and the tutors are very friendly and encourage all the students. The find our good and bad things and always they try to mold us. In the college I learn to see my life in a completely different. My college won't simply teach the subject it teach us about about life and it was an amazing place to develop ourselves
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Memorable place which changed my life!

Posted on 15 Oct' 15 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2015
Bishop herber is really very good college In Trichy. It has got very good bunch of faculty. They have the potential to enlighten the students life. Students get a good platform to gain knowledge, learn, practise and they get to know what the actual business activities take place. As far is hostel is concerned, it depends on the expectations. But they do have needed and a good environment, infrastructure and facilities in hostel as well in college. I will strongly recommend this college.
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Awesome infrastructure n facilities

Posted on 10 Oct' 15 by Anonymous
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Batch of Jan. 1, 2012
College life is at its best at BHC .. Faculty are extremely useful n dedicated The infrastructure is a plus point.. College is clean and green .. Environment friendly campus.. College has so much extra curricular activities.. The college gives importance to studies and overall development of the student
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Questions related to BHC Trichy

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If i join bishop heber college.. Is it compulsory to join the college hostel or i can stay in nearby pg?

Rajanandhini Sellamuthu Student Expert 23rd May, 2019
Hello student,
As far as the details and instructions are considered, there is no such rules regarding the compulsion to join the College hostel. But for further queries, you can contact the College for such details. Also, you can go through the following link to know about the rules and regulations that are laid down by the college management regarding the college hostel
Good luck

Lowest Mark with which we can get into this college

Akash Tripathi Student Expert 21st Apr, 2019

Hello Devsuriya,

There are various course provided by this college and admission is done by various methods.

  • Admission to almost all UG and PG programs is based on the merit of the qualifying degree.
  • In the case of MBA and MCA programs, the candidates need to apply through TANCET.
  • The candidates can also choose evening shift for a variety of courses offered by the college.
  • For M.Phil and Ph.D. courses, the candidates may be called for written test or interview.
  • The application form can be filled online as well as offline.

So let me know in the comment section regarding which coirse you are enquiring about so that i can provide every detail to you for that course.

Good lluck.


I have completed 12 std now. What is the procedure to apply pca in this college..

Rohit Sharma Student Expert 22nd Apr, 2019

The dear procedure is very simple you have to visit the official website of the college or you can go to college and collect a form from college and fill it.

Simply visit the official site and fill the online form that is -


If BCA might have well trained staff

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 24th Jul, 2019


If your query is about the faculty of Bishop Heber College, as per the review of students, the college has good faculty. 

Do let us know if you have any other queries.

Good Luck!


Full steps of admission for Bsc in Biotech and Bio informatics into Bishop Heber College Trichy ?

Amit Tomar 17th Apr, 2019

hello Alok,

BHCT is an autonomous institution, affiliated to Bharthidasan University. Currently, it offers 13 Undergraduate, 18 Postgraduate and PG Diploma in various disciplines. It also offers M.Phil and Ph.D. programs at the Research level.

1.Admission to almost all UG and PG programs is based on the merit of the qualifying degree.

2.In the case of MBA and MCA programs, the candidates need to apply through TANCET.

3.The candidates can also choose evening shift for a variety of courses offered by the college.

4.For M.Phil and Ph.D. courses, the candidates may be called for written test or interview.

5.The application form can be filled online as well as offline.

Best of Luck!

General Information

Bishop Heber College, Post Box No. 615, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, South India - 620017.
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