Sourashtra College was started functioning from June 1967 with donations from Philanthropists by the Sourashtra College Council members. The College is located in Vilachery Main Road, Madurai, at the slope of Pasumalai Hill, near Tirupparankundram. It is situated in 28.17 acres of land in a hillock area. The campus provides an excellent atmosphere conducive to calm pursuit of knowledge and development of strong character.
The objectives of the Sourashtra College Council are – to impart education to poor students, particularly the students belonging to the Sourashtra Community which is linguistic minority community; and provide facilities for specialized studies in Arts, Science, Commerce, Computer, Professional, Technical and Research.
During the year 2006 the College was accredited with B++ Grade by the NAAC. Autonomous status was awarded by the University Grants Commission from the academic year 2011-12. Further, the College was reaccredited with B Grade in January 2013.
The College is a Linguistic Minority Co-educational Institution affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University. It offers both Aided Courses and Self-Finance Courses, including two AICTE approved courses viz. M.B.A. and M.C.A. It gives priority to the poor students belonging to Sourashtra Community during admission. It has 16 buses to facilitate girls’ students of Aided and Self Finance Courses. It has a powerful Generator which provides uninterrupted power supply for the welfare of the students’ community. In addition, the college management provides hygienic mineral drinking water for all students and staffs.
We envisage the steady progress of the grass roots of the society in general, and the upliftment of the economically, socially and educationally backward Sourashtra youth in particular, by providing a conducive environment to prepare for their successful take-off in their careers and also in real life as responsible citizens of India.
Our objective is to work as an ensemble with a commitment to inspire our students to acquire physical strength, intellectual curiosity and moral integrity. Most importantly we strive to inculcate an aptitude for service to build a mutually supportive, communally co-operative and religiously tolerant society.
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|MBA||TANCET||Other Backward Class||14 Marks||2015|
|M.C.A (Lateral)||TANCET||Other Backward Class||32 Marks||2016|
To pursue MBA at Sourashtra College students must satisfy following eligibility criteria.
The minimum qualification to apply for admission to the MBA Program is a Bachelor's Degree (10+2+3 years of education) in any discipline which is recognized by the Association of Indian Universities, or any degree equivalent to the Bachelor's Degree, with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in the Secondary / Higher Secondary / Pre-degree Examinations (or equivalent) conducted by a Board / University.
Those appearing for the final year of the Bachelor's degree examinations may also apply subject to completing their examinations or viva-voce, if any, before June 30. Such candidates will however have to fulfil the above eligibility requirements in respect of minimum academic qualifications for admission and furnish evidence to that effect latest by October 31. At the time of interview and/or admissions, they will be required to produce a letter from their College Principal / Head of Institution stating the exam dates.
Candidates with appropriate industry experience will be given preference for admissions. Their work experience will be given due weightage in terms of the organization, position held and duration.
Selected candidates will be called to attend Group Discussions and Personal Interviews. Multiple Group Discussion & Personal Interview lists will be released in phases, both before and after the Application Deadline. The intimation for interview & group discussion is done through registered post and e-mail. In the case of some programs, Group Discussion may not be conducted, in favor of a rigorous interview process.
The selection criteria for calling candidates for admissions is based on multiple factors as follows:
- Past academic performance
- Quality & content of the answers in the application form
- Work experience, if any , in terms of job content & organization
- Group Discussion & Interview performance (applicable for final admissions only)
- Extra curricular activities, other interests & accomplishments
- Competitive Test score (CAT, MAT, XAT, CMAT)
A combination of all the above factors are used to determine the eligibility of candidates to be offered final admission. Test scores are NOT the only criteria for selection.
A high test score does not guarantee a call for Group Discussion/Interview. The selection criteria are based on multiple factors as mentioned above.