Madras Christian College

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Formation1837
HeadquartersMadras, India
Indian college with many distinguished alumni

Madras Christian College (MCC) is a liberal arts and sciences college in Chennai, India. Founded in 1837, MCC is one of Asia's oldest extant colleges. The college is affiliated to the University of Madras but functions as an autonomous institution from its main campus in Tambaram, Chennai.

Established originally as a school for boys, the institution evolved into one of the pioneering modern colleges for higher education in India by mid-nineteenth century.[1] From its origins as a missionary endeavor of the Church of Scotland, MCC's alumni and professors include several civil servants, administrators, educators, business people and political leaders, around the world.[2]

MCC is Ranked Top 3 in India and Top 1 in Chennai (2020) by India Today and Education World.

Notable alumni

An alumnus of Madras Christian College is called an MCCian. Among India's oldest and foremost institutions of higher learning, MCCians have held distinguished positions in various fields, including the Indian Government, commerce, academia, journalism, sport, entertainment and the arts.prabakaran is one of the major notable alumni.

Politics, Government & Services

Independence Movement leaders

Legal Professionals

Business & finance

Science

Humanities & Social Sciences

Vice-Chancellors

Journalism, Writing & Performing Arts

Theologians

Healthcare


 

An Alumnus on Wikispooks

PersonBornNationalityDescription
Indra Nooyi28 October 1955USIndra K. Nooyi. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo.


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