"அலைகடல் கல்வி எழுசுடர் அறிவு"
தொட்டனைத்து ஊறும் மணற்கேணி மாந்தர்க்கு
Presidency College is the first and the foremost institution established by the British India Government in 1840. Since then it has developed into one of the top 10 college in India with International reputation on education and research. This Government Institution in higher education can be called as ‘The Light house of entire South India on Higher Education and Research.’ The foremost University of Madras province namely the University of Madras was started in 1857, nearly 17 years after the formation of Presidency College. On this account this college in proudly nick named as “The Mother of Madras University”. The college was conferred Autonomous status in the year 1987 and got the NAAC reaccreditation with ‘A’ Grade 90% credit.
International Conference on Energy, Water and Environmental Science & Technology (ICEWEST-2015) on 5th & 6th February 2015, Organized by PG and Research Department of Chemistry.
Since 2007, the college has been offering B.Com(General) and B.C.A Courses under shift II system exclusively for Hearing Impaired students with the active support of the Department of Social Welfare, Government of Tamil Nadu.
The College was ranked first ammong the Arts and Science Colleges in Tamil Nadu for the year 2007 and the award was presented by the Hon'ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on 18th September 2008.
Successive holder of Top 10 ranks in the "INDIA TODAY" ranking for the past Five years.