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Milestones

S.No
Year
Achievement / Hallmark
1
1950Inception of SIR THEAGARAYA COLLEGE (Intermediate Course with Groups I, II & III was started with affiliation to the University of Madras)
2
1954SIR THEAGARAYA COLLEGE
turned into a first-grade college
(B.A. Degree Programme with Groups: IB - Mathematics & IVB - Economics were introduced.)
3
1956B.A. Degree Programme in
Group IV A - History was inducted
4
1957B.Sc., Degree in Zoology was introduced.
5
1965An Extra and resourceful arm was added in the name, Sir Theagaraya Evening College, a self-financing college, with an affiliation to the University of Madras. (Pre-University and Degree classes were started.)
6
1970B.Com., Degree Programme was introduced.
7
1971B.Sc. Degree Programme in Br.IV - Chemistry was introduced.
8
1979B.Sc. Degree Programme in Br. III - Physics and Br.V - Botany were added.
9
1980M.A. Economics was launched
10
1981M.A. History was added
11
1982Post-Graduate Programme in Zoology was started
12
1982Dept. of Zoology recorded a historic elevation, in getting recognition from the University of Madras for conducting Research studies leading to the award of Ph.D. degree a laudable hallmark.
13
1992B.Sc. Degree in Computer Science was introduced in the Evening College.
14
1998Bachelor of Computer Applications - (B.C.A.) was added to the Computer Science Dept.
15
2003The Department of Economics became a Research Department
16
2004M.Sc. - Microbiology and M.Sc.- Chemistry were
added to the Evening College fold.
17
2005BBA - Degree was inducted into the Evening College stream.
18
2010B.Com.(CA) Degree was added to the Evening College stream.
19
2010The Department of Historical Studies was upgraded into a Research Department
20
2014B.Com. Degree (Accounting & Finance) was inducted into Shift II.
21
2018B.Com (CS) Degree was introduced in Shift-II.
22
2019M.Com & M.Sc. Computer Science courses are brought-in under self-finance stream