About WCC Chennai
Women’s Christian College was founded on 7th July 1915 as a joint venture of 12 missionary societies from the UK, USA, and Canada, under the able leadership of the first Principal, Dr. Miss Eleanor McDougall, with 41 students and 7 faculty in Hyde Park, rented premises in Kilpauk. Declared a first grade college in 1916, WCC purchased the imposing Doveton House built circa 1798 and set within 11 acres of sylvan surroundings along the banks of the River Cooum in Nungambakkam, using a gift of $25,000, generously donated by the Women’s American Baptist Fellowship Missionary Society from the legacy of Mrs. Laura Spelman Rockefeller. The College shifted to its new home on College Road on 5 July 1916 and as the number of students grew, bought up 2 adjacent parcels of land and buildings bringing up the total acreage to 20. According to the NIRF 2021 rankings, the college has been ranked 40th in the college category with an overall score of 56.18. In the NIRF 2020 rankings, the college was ranked 38th.
The Mission Statement of the College “To provide a complete, meaningful and relevant education to women so that they are intellectually well-trained, morally upright, socially aware and spiritually inspired” continues to remain relevant in the current context. Within the first week of its inception, the maxim“Lighted to Lighten” was adopted as the College Motto and the sunflower as the College Flower; the College Crest was designed and the College Song, “Alma mater” was set to the tune of Finlandia composed by Sibelius.
From the early years, the college has had ties with similar institutions both in India and abroad. Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, USA, adopted WCC as its ‘Asian Sister’ and from time to time sent us books and gifts. As a gesture of gratitude, WCC has named one of its residence halls after this patron.
In 1937, a daughter institution, St. Christopher’s Training College for training graduates in teaching was established and nurtured on campus till they moved to their own premises.
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It was really great
Last Seen: 12 May' 20
Joined On: 12 May' 20
Education Interest: Sciences
Education Level: In Graduation
- Batch of 2021
- B.Sc Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology
Good college for arts and science
A good college for persons who want to find who they are.
Last Seen: 05 Apr' 20
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Education Interest: Computer Application and IT
Education Level: In Graduation
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WCC Chennai Facilities
- Girls Hostel
- IT Infrastructure
- Convenience Store
- Alumni Associations
- Banks Facilities
This College is accredited by NAAC A+ (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) validity is 14 Jul 2024 and the score is 3.35 .
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when will the admission process for 2022-23 start
Greetings of the day dear candidate,
Admissions into various colleges will start right after board exams of class 12th will end. Also, the admisisons for various different courses have some particular eligibity criteria. So, you should wait for atleast til June for admission procedure to start.
See, if you want to take admisisons on direct basis then you can simply visit the college and fill the form and pay the fees but for that you need your class 12th marksheet. So that is why you should wait till the examination is completed for class 12th.
I hope this information will help you.
Thank you and good luck:)
what is the cut off for bsc psychology in WCC chennai?
The Cut Off of B.Sc. Psychology in Women's Christian College, Chennai, has not yet been Official released by the Management. But the Admission Process for this Course is based on your 12th marks in Board Exams. From the information received 2 years before, mostly you should have above 92% for getting through Counselling. If you get less, then you can get admission through Management Quota!
Hope this is helpful!
All the best!
after completion of P.G.there is any campus interview acure
It depends on the college you have joined. If there is any campus interview they will notice you just need to attend and do your duty as student. If you are selected You are either called or emailed by either HR or the hiring manager and invited to discuss the offer. If you accept it, you are probably hired, so you will know.
If yo still have any issue regarding this you can comment in below.
I hope it helps you.
There is no information given on the spot at the last interview because the interviewer usually does not know what other candidates are in the process and what is the evaluation for everyone. If the interviewer does not know, you will not know either.
wat is the last year cut of mark for cbse
As per the official guidelines released by the CBSE Board, in order to pass the Class 12th, students have to obtain atleast 33% marks in theory and 33% marks in Practical/Project/Internal Assessment in addition to 33% marks in aggregate in each subject
how to register online application in wcc
Women's Christian College was established in 1915. It is an autonomous institution affiliated to University of Madras.
Application form for Women's Christian College will be released from 10th April .
You can go to this link and apply online - https://wcc.edu.in/admissions/online-application/
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The Hostel functions on Christian principles of love, discipline, honour and service. Resident facilities are available for bonafide students of the College. The rules and regulations are generally conservative and conventional. The aim is to help young women learn to use the privileges of community living and to accept the restrictions and responsibilities of hostel life.
The Information Resource Centre of the college is housed in a separate two-storied building in the most prominent location of the college campus. The IRC with a plinth area of 23,510 sq.ft. and a carpet area of 16,787.42 sq.ft is accessible to the entire college community. With two large reading halls and a reference hall covering 8,304.694 sq.ft. and a total stack area of 4,355 sq.ft., the spacious, well-furnished IRC provides a highly conducive ambience for reading and research. Further the IRC also has a reception area, display zones, faculty and student internet browsing centers and a seminar room for holding meetings and seminars. The display areas for books and journals are quite useful for display of latest arrivals.
Outdoor Games: 200m track, Volleyball courts, Basketball court, Ball Badminton court, Handball court Kho-kho court. Indoor games: Chess, Table tennis.
The college has a canteen facility for staff and students.
The college has Wi-Fi facility for the students and staff.
The Alumnae Association of Women’s Christian College was formed in 1917, two years after the College was established. Any student or member of the faculty who has been in College for one semester or more can become a member, on payment of a life membership fee of Rs. 500/- (India) or Rs. 2000/- (for those abroad). The fees are liable for upward revision with changing times and costs.
The college has a convenience store facility for students. (like, photocopying facility & stationery, etc.
The college has excellent IT Infrastructure facility for the students.
The college has a departmental based laboratories facility for the students.
The Indian Overseas Bank operates an extension counter on campus (housed in Rivett block) offering banking services to faculty and students.
This stately building with a seating capacity of 1000 was constructed in 1978. Designated with excellent stage facilities and acoustics, the auditorium is the venue of College Plays, Cultural events, weekly assemblies and other special programmes of the college community.
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Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programme is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practised within an institute are robust and relevant.
Accreditation of this College:
- National Assessment and Accreditation Council
Validity : 14 Jul 2024 ; CGPA : 3.35