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Presidency College Chennai sets up computer lab for students with disabilities 

The assistive lab will also promote sustainability as it will run on solar power. The lab was inaugurated on Tuesday, February 6, by Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin

Published on 8th February 2024

Presidency College to get former PM VP Singh's statue? 

It may be recalled that on April 20, 2023, the chief minister announced that under rule 110, a statue would be erected in Chennai to honour the former Prime Minister VP Singh

Published on 26th June 2023

Presidency College: Moving away from campus clashes to ranking number three in NIRF 

Teachers are involved in counselling students as well as guiding them regularly and even the police and done their bit to keep the situation under control

Published on 26th June 2023

"People's perception of Presidency changed," says Principal after college receives 95,136 applications for 1,1,06 UG seats

The officials are hopeful that the number of girl students will also increase. Out of the total 3,316 undergraduate students in the college, only 873 were girls last year

Published on 5th August 2022

Chennai's Presidency College intends to start 11 new courses. Here's the list 

College authorities are hopeful that by the end of this year, they will get permission to start a few of the courses and from next academic year, they will be able to offer these courses to students

Published on 2nd September 2022

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin reminiscence his days as a student at his alma mater Presidency College

Highlighting his government's work, the Chief Minister said the education scenario, especially higher education, is far better now than during his college days

Published on 6th July 2022

Scribe shortage for visually impaired college students in Chennai leads to increasing worry

Dr Sivaraman, an Associate Professor at Presidency College, suggested that there should be a common government portal for scribes, so as to make it easier to provide scribes to the students

Published on 1st July 2022

Presidency College students donate Rs 3 lakh funds kept for their college fest to build infrastructure for COVID-affected children

The Presidency University's Students' Council is donating Rs 3 lakh, which is 40 per cent of their union's budget and earmarked for the college fest

Published on 5th June 2021

Presidency students block Kolkata's College Street demanding to reopen the Hindu hostel

The students had started a sit-in protest at the intersection of Bidhan Sarani and Mahatma Gandhi road from Thursday evening, blocking the bustling arterial thoroughfare

Published on 6th March 2020

JNU, Presidency College alumni Abhijit 'Jhima' Banerjee wins Nobel in Economics for his work to alleviate poverty

His wife Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were joint winners of the 2019 Nobel for Economics for their experiment-based approach that has transformed development economics

Published on 14th October 2019

Chennai's Presidency College is the third best in the country, ranks above St Stephen's in NIRF Ranking

Last year, the college that boasts of alumni like C V Raman and Dr S Radhakrishnan, ranked fifth in the NIRF Ranking, which came as a shocker to the faculty and the management

Published on 8th April 2019
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No violence in college, everything happened outside, says Presidency College Principal

According to the college category of the NIRF Rankings, 2019 Presidency College ranks third in the country 

Published on 8th April 2019
College students clash in Chennai

One student injured after a clash between students of Presidency College and Pachaiyappa's College

Preliminary investigations revealed that the Presidency College students were waiting near the Avadi bus stand when the group from Pachaiyappa's College attacked them

Published on 26th September 2018

Presidency College students in Kolkata intensify protest demanding accommodation in the Hindu hostel

The Hindu hostel was built in 1886 primarily for Hindu students of Presidency College but is now open to all religions

Published on 6th August 2018

Just after its students used knives to vandalise railway station, Chennai's Presidency College pips Loyola, ranked fifth best college in India 

Presidency's Principal was pleasantly surprised by the news but is crediting the ranking to a change in the management and administration of the college


Published on 3rd April 2018

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