Voorhees College (India)

Voorhees College (India)

Voorhees College is a college in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1898 as Arcot Mission College, when Arcot Mission High School was amalgamated to the University of Madras. The college is named after its benefactors, Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Voorhees of the Reformed Church in America. The college began offering master's level courses in 1975. The chairman of the college is the Bishop of Vellore, and the motto is "In Vain without God."

The college is affiliated to Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore and it is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, with an A grade (2005).

Alumni of the college include the former President of India, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan (1888-1975).

The following courses are offered:

Under-graduate courses:

B.A. Defence & Strategic Studies

B.A. Economics

B.A. English

B.A. History

B.A. Tamil

B.Sc. Chemistry

B.Sc. Computer Science

B.Sc. Mathematics

B.Sc. Physics

B.Sc. Zoology

B.B.A. Business Administration

B.Com. (Regular)

B.Com. Computer Application

Post-graduate courses:

M.A. History

M.A. Tamil

M.Com. (Regular)

M.Sc. Chemistry

M.Sc. Mathematics

M.Sc. Physics

M.Sc. Zoology


Ph.D. in Commerce

Ph.D. in History

Ph.D. in Tamil

Ph.D. in Zoology

External links

* [http://www.naac-india.com/Reports/Voorhees%20College,%20Vellore,%20TN.doc NAAC accreditation report]
* [http://www.hindu.com/2004/12/17/stories/2004121705210300.htm "Voorhees College to seek autonomy", The Hindu, Dec 17, 2004]
* [http://www.voorheescollege.in/ "Voorhees College's own website (in English)"]

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