Holy Cross College, Tiruchirappalli

Holy Cross College is an autonomous women's college located in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. It has been recognized as the 'College with Potential for Excellence (CPE)' by the University Grants Commission.[1] The college is ranked 66th among the colleges in India in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking of 2020.[2]

Holy Cross College
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Motto"Truth and Charity"
AffiliationBharathidasan University
PrincipalDr. Sr. Christina Bridget
Location, ,
10°49′28″N 78°41′31″E / 10.82457°N 78.692055°E / 10.82457; 78.692055Coordinates: 10°49′28″N 78°41′31″E / 10.82457°N 78.692055°E / 10.82457; 78.692055
College rankings
General – India
NIRF (Colleges) (2020)[3]66


Holy Cross College was established in 1923 by the 'Sisters of the Cross of Chavanado', Province of Trichy. It became a second-grade college in 1928 and postgraduate college in 1964 under the University of Madras. The college was conferred autonomous status in 1987 by the UGC.[4]

Academic ProgrammesEdit

The college offers undergraduates and postgraduate programmes in arts and science affiliated to the Bharathidasan University.[5][6] The college has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council with the highest "A++" Grade (CGPA 3.75 out of 4).[7]


  1. ^ "Holy Cross College (Autonomous) Tiruchirappalli - Welcome to Our College".
  2. ^ https://www.nirfindia.org/2020/CollegeRanking.html
  3. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Colleges)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  4. ^ http://www.hcctrichy.ac.in/Home/History
  5. ^ https://www.outlookindia.com/education/holy-cross-college-tiruchirappalli/no80
  6. ^ http://www.bdu.ac.in/affiliated-colleges/autonomous.php
  7. ^ http://www.hcctrichy.ac.in/Content/NAAC/NAAC%20PEER%20Team%20-%20HCC%20-%20Institutional_Grade_Sheet.pdf#toolbar=0

External linksEdit

Official Website