St. Mary’s College, Thoothukudi


St. Mary’s College was established in the year 1948 and it is a Catholic Institution of higher education for women. The college is coming under the jurisdiction of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University and is offering several UG, PG, M. Phil and Ph. D courses.

Courses offered:

Aided courses:


Advanced zoology and biotechnology

Plant biology & biotechnology


Computer science




History & tourism


Self-Supportive Courses:

M. Phil

o Advanced zoology & biotechnology

o History

o Botany

Ph. D in Botany

M. Sc in

o Mathematics

o Microbiology

B. Sc in

o Biochemistry

o Microbiology

B. Com

Certificate Courses:

Institutional Courses in

o Nutri-Nector

o Tally



o Spoken English

o Art & Craft

o Catering technology

Gandhian Thought

Add-on Courses:

Fashion Designing


Fisheries and fish product

Admission Procedure:

St. Mary’s College follows the admission procedure as prescribed by the Government of Tamil Nadu for aided minority institutions. In this context, priority is given to students belonging to backward community, students below poverty line and first generation learners. Of the total number of seats for each course, half of the seats are filled as per government norms and the remaining half is filled on the basis of management quota.


St. Mary’s College is provided with well-furnished and adequate classrooms, computerized library facilities, large seminar halls, audio-visual room with LCD and OHP, restrooms for students and staff, well-equipped laboratories, open-air auditorium, computer centre with internet facility, guest rooms, quarters for staff members and hostels for students and well-maintained sports ground with facilities to play indoor and outdoor games.


The college arranges for scholarships to meritorious and deserving students. Some of the scholarships like scholarships to children of freedom fighters, children of defence service, adidravidar welfare scheme, state scholarships for backward class students, etc…

Contact Details:

St. Mary’s College,

Thoothukudi – 628 001

Phone: 0461-2320946/321606




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2 Responses to “St. Mary’s College, Thoothukudi”

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    which course is eligiblity for msc microbiology

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    jose c c:

    I would like to know whether you are conducting a seminar titled maritime history of Pearl Fisheeries coast in the next september