About Stella Maris College, Chennai
Stella Maris College Chennai was founded in 1947 by the Society of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. Stella Maris College is a Catholic minority college of higher education for women. On August 15th 1947, Stella Maris College was established in a small one storey building with a bunch of students in Santhome, Mylapore. Later in 1960, the college was relocated to its present campus ‘The Cloisters’ on Cathedral Road, Chennai. Stella Maris College is an autonomous college affiliated with the University of Madras. Stella Maris College is recognised as an ‘A’ Grade college by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Stella Maris College aims to promote education and empower women to face the challenges of life with courage. In 2021, Stella Maris College has been ranked 58th in the college category by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) while, in 2020, the college was ranked at 64th in the same category.
Stella Maris College infrastructure is spread across 19.5 acres of land in the heart of Chennai and has modern classrooms available with audiovisual facilities. Stella Maris College offers courses at UG, PG, MPhil and PhD level. Stella Maris College offers postgraduate diploma courses to the students. Stella Maris College campus has taken environmental measures such as energy conservation, use of solar power energy. Stella Maris College facilities include a library that has a vast collection of books, journals and other online resources, well-equipped labs, a wellness centre for the students which provide medical facilities and sports facilities to the students of Stella Maris College.
Stella Maris College Location
Stella Maris College is located at Cathedral Road, Poes Garden, Gopalapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Chennai International Airport is about 14.5 KM away, T.Nagar Railway Station is about 4.5 KM away, AG-DMS and Thousand Light Metro Station are 1 KM away from the campus. Alwarpet Bus Stop is about 1.5 KM away from Stella Maris College.
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Stella Maris College Accreditation
Stella Maris College is accredited as an ‘A’ Grade college by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) which is valid up to February 20, 2021.
Stella Maris College Rankings
- Stella Maris College has been ranked 58th in the college category by NIRF in 2021.
- According to NIRF ranking 2020, the college was ranked 64th position in the college category.
Stella Maris College Awards
Star Department Status by the Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
The Pride of the Catholic Church by the Catholic Bishops Conference of India Office for Education and Culture.
College with Potential for Excellence by University Grant Commission.
Stella Maris College Collaborations
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Stella Maris College Clubs, Societies and Committee
The Hindi Club of Stella Maris College aims to bring forth the creativity and talent of both Hindi and Non-Hindi students. The club's objective is to provide a platform for students from different cultural backgrounds to interact, plan programmes to promote Hindi as a language.
Classical Dance Club
The club offers a sense of pride, appreciation and involves students learning various Indian classical dance forms.
The Dramatic Club provides a space for creative students to showcase their talent both on-stage and off-stage. The club's objective is to explore hidden talents by creating an environment for them with the help of workshops and educating students about the theatre world.
The club is responsible for organising various activities for protecting flora & fauna, to create awareness amongst the students and other staff to respect and guard the environmental surroundings.
Event Management Club
The club’s primary focus is to work in collaboration with the students union, to organise and manage all events of Stella Maris College.
Light Music Club
A team of students who have exceptional skills in music, singing, instruments and percussion. The club participates in all cultural events of Stella Maris College and other events outside of the college.
Mime & Street Theatre Club
The club was established to promote different forms of theatre and revive other art forms. The club provides training to students to understand techniques and skills and to encourage students to participate in different competitions and events.
The club aims to document every event of Stella Maris College in both still and video format. The club organises workshops, photo walks, exhibitions and encourages students to participate in photography competitions.
Quiz, Debate and Current Affairs
The club organises events and competitions related to current affairs, debate and quiz. The club aims to motivate students to acquire general knowledge, critical thinking and public speaking.
The club provides services to the community, professional and international service are both within and outside Stella Maris College. The club aims to improve and change the perspective of society.
Kalakriti - Sanskrit Club
The club aims to encourage students to learn the Sanskrit language and encourage students to take part in cultural events and co-curricular activities that showcase students' talents in Sanskrit.
UNICEF on Campus Club
The motto of this club “Voice for the voiceless”, club works to create awareness for child rights issues through various programmes, to bring a change in society.
Western Dance Club
The objective of this club is to provide a platform to the students who have talent and interest in western dance and showcase their talent on stage. The club provides training to the students which improve their skills as dancers.
Castella - Western Music Club
Students of this club participate in various cultural activities at Stella Maris College. The students who have skills in western music or have an interest in learning are welcome to join this club.
Stella Maris College has an excellent infrastructure that is spread across 19.5 acres of land and has spacious classrooms with modern facilities. Stella Maris College infrastructure includes a library that has a vast collection of books and journals and other resources for different subjects. The library has a support system that enables students to gather the knowledge for research work of the following course. Stella Maris College auditorium hosts all the cultural and academic events of the college. Hostel and sports facilities are also available for the students. The rules and regulations are laid down for the students to become more mature and responsible citizens in future and able to use freedom wisely and at the same time become self-disciplined. Stella Maris College facilities include a canteen, laboratories for different departments, transport and parking facility and medical facility for its students.
Stella Maris College offers courses in all three streams- Arts, Commerce and Science in UG and PG level. Stella Maris College courses in the undergraduate programme are BA, BCom, BBA, BCA, BSc, BVoc. In the post-graduate programme, MA, MCom, MSc, MCA courses are offered. Stella Maris College offers a postgraduate diploma course and different subjects for MPhil and PhD programmes.
Stella Maris College Courses and Eligibility Criteria
A student passed 10+2 or any equivalent examination
A student passed 10+2 with Commerce/Business Studies, Accountancy, Accountancy and Commerce or any equivalent examination
A student completed the UG programme from a recognised college or university
A student completed the UG programme from a recognised college or university and the student must be able to read and speak Tamil
A student completed the UG programme. With Mathematics in 10+2 or any equivalent exam
A student completed a post-graduate or professional degree equivalent to a post-graduate programme, 55% in aggregate or equivalent in the UGC 7- point scale.
A student completed the MPhil course, 55% in aggregate or equivalent in the UGC 7-point scale.
The college admission in the UG programme will be merit-based and there will be an entrance examination conducted by the Stella Maris College admission team for some specific courses in the UG programme such as BA English and BVA course. Stella Maris College conducts entrance examination for all the course offered at the PG level. Stella Maris College offers a post-graduation diploma in Computer Science and different subjects are offered in MPhil and PhD programmes.
For Stella Maris College admissions in the UG/PG programme, students have to register and fill up Stella Maris College application form for the desired course. For MPhil and PhD programmes, students are advised to visit the University of Madras website and follow the procedure for admission in Stella Maris College MPhil and PhD programmes.
Stella Maris College Admission Procedure for UG Programme (Except for BA English and BVA Course)
Candidates have to register on the Stella Maris College admission portal.
Admission to the UG porgramme will be based on merit.
Based on the marks secured in 10+2, students will get selected for the further selection process.
Next candidates have to take part in the counselling process of Stella Maris College.
Final admission will be offered to the candidates based on the marks secured in 10+2, participation in the counselling process, document verification and fee payment for the desired course in the Stella Maris College UG programme.
Stella Maris College Admission Procedure for BA English and BVA Course
Candidates have to register and fill up the Stella Maris College application form for the following course.
Next, candidates have to give an entrance test for the BA English course. For the BVA course, candidates have to give an aptitude test in drawing/designing.
Based on the marks secured in the entrance/aptitude test, candidates will be selected and proceed further for the selection process.
Candidates have to visit Stella Maris College for a personal interview conducted by the Stella Maris College admission team.
Admission will be offered on the basis of marks secured in the entrance test, performance in the personal interview, document verification and fee payment for the BA English or BVA course.
Stella Maris College Admission Procedure for PG Programme
Candidates have to register on the Stella Maris College admission portal.
Candidates have to give an entrance test conducted by the Stella Maris College admission team.
Based on the marks secured in the entrance test, a provisional list of selected candidates will be prepared and uploaded on the Stella Maris College admissions portal.
Next candidates have to visit Stella Maris College for a personal interview conducted by the Stella Maris College admission team.
The final admission will be given to the candidates on the basis of marks obtained in the entrance/aptitude test, performance in the personal interview, document verification by the Stella Maris College administration and fee payment for the desired course in the Stella Maris College PG programme.
Stella Maris College Scholarships
Stella Maris College offers scholarships to the deserving students of Stella Maris College and students who are in need of financial assistance. The scholarships are offered by various trusts and the University of Madras. Needy students. of Stella Maris College students can avail the management scholarships, national and state-level scholarships through Stella Maris College administration.
As per the official placement brochure, the placement cell organises workshops, seminars and events for the students to provide knowledge for their career planning and provides available information about jobs and other growth opportunities for the students. Stella Maris College Placement Cell provides mentorship to the students to grow and find suitable job opportunities. The placement cell has set up a counselling centre that takes care of the emotional and psychological needs of the students by providing counselling to them.
Stella Maris College Placement Details for UG Programme
Total Number of Students graduating
Number of Students placed
Median salary package offered by Companies
Students opted for higher education
2.64 Lakh (INR)
2.4 Lakh (INR)
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Stella Maris College, Chennai Courses & Fees
Stella Maris College, Chennai Admissions
Stella Maris College offers admissions at UG and PG level, admission in UG programme courses will be merit-based except for BA English and BVA courses. There will be an entrance examination for these courses at the UG level and for all courses at the PG level. The entrance examination will be conducted by the Stella Maris College admission team. For admission in MPhil and PhD programmes, students have to register and fill up the application form issued by the University of Madras. Students are advised to check for regular updates on the University of Madras website for admission in MPhil and PhD programmes.
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Stella Maris College, Chennai Student Reviews
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Stella Maris College, Chennai Facilities
Stella Maris College offers different facilities to the students and faculty members. The Chennai campus has taken several initiatives to make Stella Maris College an environmentally-friendly campus. The college does rainwater harvesting, greywater recycling, energy conservation and many more steps to keep Stella Maris College an environmentally friendly campus. The Chennai campus infrastructure has spacious classrooms for the students, the classrooms are well-equipped with smartboard and projection facilities. Stella Maris College has a library that includes a vast collection of books, journals, and other study material available for the students, faculty and scholars of Stella Maris College. The library has a separate section that has resources available for competitive exams, students can use study materials to prepare for competitive exams. There are different well-equipped laboratories for all subjects at Stella Maris College, students use laboratories to gather practical knowledge for their subjects. Cafeteria facilities are available for the students. Stella Maris College provides hostel facilities to the girl’s students, There are five hostels located at different places in the campus. Stella Maris College provides facilities for sports, parking, transportation facilities to the students, faculty and staff members of Stella Maris College.
- Girls Hostel
- IT Infrastructure
- Convenience Store
- Parking Facility
- Guest Room
- Banks Facilities
Stella Maris College, Chennai Scholarship
Stella Maris College Scholarship programme offers scholarships to the needy underprivileged students of Stella Maris College, these scholarships are sponsored by the University of Madras and many trusts to give financial assistance to the underprivileged students so that students can pursue their education without any setbacks. Stella Maris College scholarship programme offers an open-door facility to the student’s belongings from disadvantaged sections of society. On a merit cum basis, students can apply for management scholarships that give financial support to deserving students. A book bank facility is available for the students who cannot afford to purchase books and journals for their opted courses, book bank provides essential books and journals to these students so they can complete their courses. Apart from this, there are national and state-level scholarships available for the students of Stella Maris College.
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National and State Level Scholarships
Government of India
Government of Tamil Nadu
Government of Tamil Nadu
National Scholarship Portal
Chief Minister’s Prize Money Award
Government of Tamil Nadu
Arunachal Pradesh Award of Stipend
Government of Arunachal Pradesh
Stella Maris College Scholarships
Maharani Vidyavathi Devi of Vizianagaram Trust
Sri Sai Trust
University of Madras Endowment
Shri K R Sundararajan Charities from Meenakshi College for Women
Sree Venkateswara Students Hostel
Tamil Nadu Education Trust
Shri M Bhakthavatsalam Centenary Celebration Committee Trust
Shree Banaskantha Palanpur Jain Association
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Stella Maris college fees brochure
|BA||2,400 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|M.Sc||15,000 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|B.Com||29,645 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
|BBA||32,645 (1st Year Fees)||10+2|
Hello, My sister is interested in doing BSc Psychology. She scored 924 in 10+2 and 9.5 in 10th. Can she get into any good colleges anywhere in south India or Maharastra? If so, please suggest the colleges. Thanks in advance!
Your sister has scored very good marks in 10+2, she stands a chance to get admission in good colleges by merit in 12th. Some of the good colleges in Mharashtra which offer BSc psychology are:
- Symbiosis College of Arts and Commerce, Pune
- BJ Government Medical College, Pune
- Armed Forces Medical College, Pune
- St Xaviers College, Mumbai
- Nowrosjee Wadia College, Pune
- MES Abasaheb Garware College, Pune
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MINIMUM CUT OFF MARKS REQUIRED FOR B.COM (GENERAL) ADMISSION IN STELLA MARIS COLLEGE
The cut off marks is not given yet for this pandemic everything is delayed.
Minimum Eligibility for this is - Pass 10+2th level.
The major courses for B.COM (//B.COM) in this college are,
- Financial Accounting.
- Business Management.
- Banking Law and Practice.
- Cost and Management Accounting.
- Business Communication.
- Company Law.
- Corporate Accounting.
- Entrepreneurial Development.
- Financial Services.
For this current situation every colleges taking admission with the result of 10+2th level, so wait.
what is admission criteria for stella maris college chennai, tamil nadu
There are so many courses under this college. Those are, B.SC , BA, M.SC, B.COM, M.A, M.PHILL, PH.D courses.
For B.Sc course the subjects are, Advanced Zoology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, Psychology. The fees for 1st year is 22,895.
For BA course the subjects are, Economics, English, History of Fine Arts, History, Sociology, English and Communication. The fees for 1st year is 2400.
For MSc Course the subjects are, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Information Technology, Physics. The fees for 1st year is 15,000.
For the B.Com (//B.Com) course, the subjects are, General, Accounting and Finance and Corporate Secretaryship. The fees for 1st year is 29,645.
For the M.A. course the subjects are, Economics, English, History of Fine Arts, International Studies, Human Resources Management, Public Relations. The fees for !st year is 20,000.
The fees for M.Phil is 7,350 (for 1st year).
The fees for Ph.D is 2,000(for 1st year).
The admission process for under graduate course depends on the 10+2th (except BA English) level.
The admission process for post graduate student is done on the basis of marks scored in the entrance examination and the interview round.
Ph.D students get admission with the result of the entrance examination taken for this.
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Visit the college website for more details and informations about the admission process.
how students for Bsc chemistry is selected, is there any entrance exam for this course in stellamaris college chennai
BSC in chemistry is a course with a duration of 3 years.
To get into Stella Maris college into Bsc chemistry the candidate must have passes 12th with Physics Chemistry Maths as mandatory subject and must have scored atleast 50% in senior secondary examination.
There are many other courses that you can opt for in Stella Marris college.
Best of luck.
Stella Maris College, Chennai Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question: Where is Stella Maris College?
Stella Maris College located at Cathedral Road, Poes Garden, Gopalapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
Question: Stella Maris College is a part of which university?
Stella Maris College is an affiliated college with the University of Madras.
Question: When was Stella Maris College established?
Stella Maris College was established in 1947.
Question: What are the programmes at Stella Maris College?
Stella Maris College offers courses at the undergraduate, postgraduate, postgraduate diploma, MPhil and PhD level.
Question: Does Stella Maris College have PG Programmes?
Yes, Stella Maris College offers PG programmes in MA, MCom, MSc, MCA and MSW.
Question: What is the eligibility criteria for the UG programme?
A student who has passed 10+2 or any equivalent examination considered eligible for admission to UG programmes.
Question: Does Stella Maris College have hostel facilities?
Yes, Stella Maris College provides hostel facilities to the girl’s students. There are five hostels located at different places at Stella Maris College.
Question: Is Stella Maris College a ‘women only college’?
Yes, Stella Maris College offers admission to women only.
Question: Is Stella Maris College accredited by NAAC?
Yes, Stella Maris College is accredited as ‘A’ Grade by NAAC which is valid up to February 20, 2021.
Question: What was the NIRF Rank of Stella Maris College in 2021?
The college has been ranked 58th in the college category by NIRF in 2021
Question: How can we apply for Stella Maris College?
Students can apply to Stella Maris College through the Stella Maris College admission portal, by filling up an admission form for all programmes.
Question: Does Stella Maris College have a placement cell?
Yes, Stella Maris College Placement Programme provides mentorship to the students to grow and find suitable job opportunities for themselves.
Question: How can I reach Stella Maris College?
Stella Maris College is about 14.5 KM away from Chennai International Airport, T Nagar Railway Station is approximately 4.5 KM away from the campus and Alwarpet Bus Stop about 1.5 KM away. Students can also use local transport to reach Stella Maris College
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Stella Maris College Hostel is run on the Christian principles of love, discipline, honour and service. The rules and regulations are planned to help young women to become mature and responsible citizens, able to use freedom wisely and at the same time practice self-discipline.
Stella Maris College Library has a vast college of books, journals and online resources for different subjects and courses which helps students to gather information regarding their course. There is a separate collection of books that have been added to the Stella Maris College library for competitive exams, students use the study material to prepare for the competitive exam with their courses. The library has an automated system to maintain records of issuing and returning the books. The library provides internet facilities to the students.
Stella Maris College offers canteen facilities to the students and faculty members. The canteen is well-furnished and provides a variety of choices in dishes and beverages to the students. The mess and canteen provide healthy and hygienic food to the students of Stella Maris College. There are many refreshment stalls and kiosks located in different locations on the campus which serve snacks, beverages to the students of Stella Maris College at an affordable price.
Stella Maris College has a branch of Indian Overseas Bank and an ATM counter is also placed within the campus.
The DTP Centre provides stationery as well as services such as photocopying, lamination and binding for both faculty and students.
Stella Maris College provides a 24/7 Wi-Fi facility available for the students, faculty and staff members.
Stella Maris College has different laboratories available for the students of Stella Maris College. All laboratories are well-equipped with the latest instruments. The laboratories provide a space for the students to conduct experiments and gather practical knowledge related to their respective course. Facilities such as computers with JAWS, open book and many more are available for visually challenged students.
Stella Maris College has an auditorium that is a hub for all the cultural and academic activities of the college. The auditorium is well equipped with audiovisual equipment.
Stella Maris College has a medical centre with qualified medical personnel that offers 24/7 medical assistance to the students. Also, there are trained counsellors who help students with their psychological problems.
Stella Maris College offers facilities for different sports such as basketball, volleyball and many more. Stella Maris College has courts and fields for these sports. Stella Maris College encourages its students to take part in competitions and tournaments of all levels and assists them by providing them with a flexible assessment schedule and attendance by the college.
The college has excellent IT Infrastructure facility for the students.
The college has the parking space facility for its faculty, staff, and students.
Stella Maris College offers transport facilities to the students, faculty and staff members of Stella Maris College.
The college has guest house/waiting room facilities for visiting faculty and student family members.
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Accreditation of this College:
- National Assessment and Accreditation Council