HOLY CROSS COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS) TIRUCHIRAPALLI, TAMIL NADU, INDIA a famous higher educational Institution in India has been in the forefront of women’s education close to a hundred years. It was started for the benefit of young girls of Tiruchirappalli as early as 1923 when higher education for women was considered almost a transgression. Incepted by the Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod, France, the history of the college dates back to 1901. From its humble beginning, it has grown steadily, attained the status of a College in 1923, and became a Second Grade College in 1928 and a Post Graduate College in 1964. This Institute of Higher Education envisions a just and harmonious society where all people live in an inclusive society with life in its fullness.The college offers 23 Under Graduate Programs, 17 Post Graduate Programs, 10 M.Phil. , 10 Ph.D. Programs, 8 Diploma and Certificate Courses.
To reveal to all people, the merciful love of the father and the liberating power of the Paschal Mystery, through the ministry of education
In keeping with the vision, the college stands for an inclusive world with academic excellence, character formation, moral rectitude, intellectual integrity, and sound aesthetic sense, development of skills, courage and compassion
Strive to form academically excelling individuals committed to God and to a socially inclusive society, using all their endowments.
Based on the love of God and service to people as modeled in Jesus Christ, the College aims at forming individuals who will be committed to God and be agents of social change in the third millennium.
The College Offers: