History of Our College

St.Joseph's College is an affiliated First Grade College of the Bharathidasan University. It was established in 1844 by the Fathers of Society of Jesus (The Jesuits). It was affiliated to the then Madras University in 1866. The College celebrated its centenary in 1944, sesquicentenary in 1995 and acquired the Five Star status, awarded by NAAC in 2000. It was recognised by UGC as a College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) in 2004 and was Reaccredited by NAAC with A+ Grade in 2006. The College is owned by the Society of St.Joseph's, a body registered under Societies Regulation Act(1860), having its office at Tiruchirappalli. This Jesuit college trains young men and women of quality to be leaders in all walks of life so that they may serve the people of the nation in truth, justice and love.



Our Alumnus
B.Sc.Physics
(1951-1954)

St Joseph's College has produced a number of rare and remarkable geniuses, of whom the crown is the Former President of India,  His Excellency,  Bharat Ratna  Dr A P J Abdul Kalam.  St Joseph's takes genuine pride in mentioning below a handful from the vast number of luminaries who had received their education in this College.

No.

Name

Position held

1.

His Excellency Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam President of India ( 2002 - 2007 )

2.

Mr.N Gopalaswamy Chief Election Commisioner, New Delhi

3.

Justice A R.Lakshmanan Judge, Supreme Court

4.

Dr.T Ramasami Secretary,Dept.of DST,Govt.of India, New Delhi

5.

Prof.V.S.Ramamurthy Chairman,Board of Governors to IIT, New Delhi

6.

Mr.C.N.Ramadoss Secretary, Health, Union Government

7.

Mr.S.S.Vaidyanathan Director, Gas Authority of India, Delhi.

8.

Mr.N.Vittal Chairman, Telecom, New Delhi

9.

Dr.S.Rengarajan Director, ISRO, Bangalore

10.

Mr.Raja Chelliah Director,Central Intelligence Bureau

11.

Mr.P.N.Vittal Dass IRS Addl.DG,Revenue Intelligence, Chennai

12.

Mr.A.X.Alexander Former DGP, Tamilnadu Police

13.

Dr.Paul Rodrigues Director IGCAR.

14.

Mr.M.R.R.Nair Director, Steel Authority of India

15.

Mr.J.Radhakrishnan Vice-President, Bank of America 

16.

Mr.G.P.Muniappan Executive Director, Reserve Bank of India

17.

Dr.Ramamoorthy Neuro Surgeon, Chennai

18.

Dr.Kalyanaraman Neuro Surgeon, Chennai

19.

Justice Kanagaraj Judge, High Court, Chennai

20.

Justice Ashok Kumar Judge, High Court, Chennai

21.

Justice Kalibullah Khan Judge, High Court, Chennai

22.

Justice P.Shanmugam Judge, High Court, Kerala

23.

Dr.L.Kannan VC, Thiruvulluvar University, Vellore

24.

Dr.C.Thangamuthu Former VC, Bharathidasan University, Trichy

25.

Dr.K.Marimuthu Former VC,Bharathiyar University,Coimbatore

26.

Dr.S.Ignacimuthu Former VC,University of Madras

Important Date to Remember



Nov
19
National Integration Day
Nov
22
St. Cecilia

Patron of Musicians
Nov
23
St. Clement
Nov
26
Feast of Christ the king

St. John Berchmans
Nov
30
St. Andrew

the apostle
Dec
01
Meelad-un-Nabi

World AIDS Day
Dec
03
St.Francis Xavier

Renewal of the dedication of St. Joseph's Family
Dec
06
St.Nicholas
Dec
07
St.Ambrose
Dec
08
Holy Mass & Prayer Service

Dept Staff Meeting

Immaculate Conception of Blessed Virgin Mary
Dec
09
Alumni/ae Reunion Day

Top-up Skill for Junior Staff
Dec
10
Human Rights Day
Dec
14
Last date for payment of tuition fees

Mentoring Session-1
Dec
16
Last day for the conduct of all department National/ State Level Conferences / Seminars
Dec
20
Last date for payment of tuition fees with late fee
Dec
22
Internship for III UG

Christmas Vacation Begins
Dec
23
Christmas Vacation Begins
Dec
25
Christmas
Dec
26
St. Stephen

the first Christian martyr
Dec
27
St. John

the apostle and Evangelist
Dec
28
Feast of the Holy Innocents
Dec
29
Vaikunta Ekadasi
Dec
30
Feast of the Holy Family
Dec
31
St. Sylvester
Jan
01
New year -2018

Mary Mother of God
Jan
03
College Resopens after Chritimas Vacation
Jan
05
Holy Mass & Prayer Service
Jan
06
Parent - Teachers Meet
Jan
07
Convoation Day

Feast of Manifestation (Three Kings Day)
Jan
08
Dept Staff Meeting
Jan
10
Baptism of the Lord

Last date for submission of CIA Component - 1 to COE
Jan
11
INDEP
Jan
12
INDEP & Pongal Celebration
Jan
13
Bhogi
Jan
14
Pongal

St. Devasahayam

Martyr
Jan
15
Thiruvalluvar Day
Jan
16
Uzhavar Tiurnal
Jan
17
St. Anthony of the Desert
Jan
20
St. Fabian and St. Sebastian - Martyr
Jan
21
St. Agnes

Martyr
Jan
22
Mid - Semester Test
Jan
23
Mid - Semester Test

St. Marianne Cope

Patron of Lepers & Outcasts
Jan
24
Mid - Semester Test
Jan
25
Mid - Semester Test
Jan
26
Republic Day
Jan
27
Mid - Semester Test
Jan
29
Mid - Semester Test
Jan
30
Mid - Semester Test

Martyrs Day taking pledge against untouchability
Jan
31
St. John Bosco
Feb
02
Presentation of the lord

Holy Mass & Prayer Service
Feb
04
St. John Britto
Feb
10
Top-up skills for junior staff
Feb
11
Our lady of lourdes

Car Procession at 06:00 p.m.

.....more

Contact us




St.Joseph's College (Autonomous)
Tiruchirappalli-620 002.
Tamilnadu,India

Tel: 0431-2700320/4226436

Fax: 0431-2701501

Email:college@mail.sjctni.edu


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