History of Our College

St.Joseph's College is an affiliated First Grade College of the Bharathidasan University. It was established in 1844 by the Fathers of Society of Jesus (The Jesuits). It was affiliated to the then Madras University in 1866. The College celebrated its centenary in 1944, sesquicentenary in 1995 and acquired the Five Star status, awarded by NAAC in 2000. It was recognised by UGC as a College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) in 2004 and was Reaccredited by NAAC with A+ Grade in 2006. The College is owned by the Society of St.Joseph's, a body registered under Societies Regulation Act(1860), having its office at Tiruchirappalli. This Jesuit college trains young men and women of quality to be leaders in all walks of life so that they may serve the people of the nation in truth, justice and love.

Jesuits in SJC

Rev. Dr. Sebasti L. Raj, S.J.
Rev. Dr. S. John Britto, S.J.
Rev. Dr. A. Antony Pappuraj S.J.
Rev. Dr. F. Andrew, S.J.
Rev. Bro. F. Amalraj Michael, S.J.
Rev. Bro. Arockiadoss, S.J.
Rev. Dr. K. Arockiam, S.J.
Rev. Br. S. Arulanandam, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Aruldoss Selvaraj, S.J.
Rev. Fr. S. Arul Oli, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Felix Joseph, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Francis Thamburaj, S.J.
Rev. Fr. V. Jesu Nesa Raju, S.J.
Rev. Dr. C.Joe Arun, S.J.
Rev. Bro. John Britto Silverius, S.J.
Rev. Dr. Joseph Antony Samy, S.J.
Rev. Br. Joseph Raja, S.J.
Rev. Dr. S. Mariadoss, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Michael John, S.J.
Rev. Dr. Paul C. Jesu Raja, S.J.
Rev. Fr. S. Paul Pragash, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Paulraj Packiam, S.J.
Rev. Dr. G. Pushparaj, S.J.
Rev. Dr. Rex A Pai, S.J.
Rev. Fr. X. Savarimuthu, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Selvaraj Edward, S.J.
Rev. Fr. A. Simonraj, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Stanislaus Asirvatham, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Thamburaj James, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Viji Bose, S.J.
Rev. Dr. S. Xavier Alphonse, S.J.
Rev. Dr. Xavier Antony, S.J.
Rev. Bro. S. Xavier Arockiasamy, S.J.
Rev. Fr. Y.S. Yagoo, S.J.

Jesuits Community



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St.Joseph's College (Autonomous)
Tiruchirappalli-620 002.

Tel: 0431-2700320/4226436

Fax: 0431-2701501


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