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. Fr. Danis Ponniah SJ (Provincial)
Rev. Fr. Leonard Fernando SJ
Rev. Fr. A. Antony Pappuraj SJ
Rev. Dr. M. Arockiasamy Xavier SJ
Rev. Fr. Antony Samy SJ
Rev. Fr. Arockiam Kulandai SJ
Rev. Bro. Arockiadoss Michael SJ
Rev. Fr. S. Arul Oli SJ
Rev. Bro. S. Arulanandam SJ
Rev. Fr. Aruldoss Selvaraj SJ
Rev. Fr. Augustine, K. SJ
Rev. Fr. Benedict Santhosh SJ
Rev. Fr. Berchmans Maria Joseph SJ
Rev. Bro. Devadoss Muthusavari SJ
Rev. Fr. C.Joe Arun SJ
Rev. Fr. John Britto Bonaventure SJ
Rev. Bro. John Britto Silverius SJ
Rev. Bro. Joseph Raja SJ
Rev. Fr. S. Mariadoss SJ
Rev. Fr. Marivalan SJ
Rev. Fr. Michael John SJ
Rev. Fr. Michael Pugazhendhi SJ
Rev. Fr. Packiaraj Gnanarethinam SJ
Rev. Fr. Pai Rex, A. SJ
Rev. Fr. S. Paul Pragash SJ
Rev. Fr. Paulraj Packiam SJ
Rev. Fr. G. Pushparaj SJ
Rev. Fr. Santiago Sebastian SJ
Rev. Fr. X. Savarimuthu SJ
Rev. Fr. S.M. Selvaraj SJ
Rev. Fr. A. Simonraj SJ
Rev. Fr. Stanislaus Asirvatham SJ
Rev. Fr. Susaimanickam Sebastian SJ
Rev. Fr. Thamburaj James SJ
Rev. Fr. S. Xavier Alphonse SJ
Rev. Fr. Xavier Antony SJ
Rev. Bro. S. Xavier Arockiasamy SJ

Jesuit Community



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

Tel: 0431-2700320/4226436

Fax: 0431-2701501


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