|| Request of Archbishop Aelen to open a College in Madras in February.
||Foundation stone laid by His Excellency Willington,
Governor of Madras on 10th March.
Beginning of the College with 75 students
enrolled in the first year B.A. in Economics,
History and Mathematics. 3 blocks of hostel were
constructed. Inauguration of the College by
Sir A.P. Patro, Minister of Education.
||Establishment of Departments of Physics and
Chemistry. Number of students increased to 300.
||Commencement of the First year Honours in
Mathematics and Economics. Enrollment of
students went up to 503. Closure of B.A. History.
||Eleven hostel blocks came into existence.
||Construction of the College Church.
|| Blessing of the College Church by
Most Rev.E.Mederlet, D.D.,S.C., Archbishop.
||Annexes were built for the Physics Department.
||Introduction of Oriental Languages (Hindi, Telugu,
The strength of the College increased to 1387.
Introduction of Hindi, French in Part III of the B.A.
Re-introduction of Latin, Botany and Zoology in the
B.Sc., B.Com.(Honours) & B.Sc (Honours)
in Chemistry. A storey was added to the Jesuit
Residence. Two hostel blocks each of 3 storey
completed. Construction of the Chemistry Block.
||Establishment of B.Com.
||Establishment of Department of Natural Sciences.
||Department Publication of the First Research Paper
in Zoology division of Department of Natural
Sciences. Starting of B.A. French.
||Establishment of Department of Botany.
Commencement of the Silver Jubilee Celebrations
on 27th October.
||Inauguration of the Bertram Hall.
||The student body numbered 1800.
Two Hostel Blocks, new mess-rooms, a store cum
dispensary and a temporary indoor games
building were put up. Construction of 40 houses in
two quarters at the corners of the College for the
||Establishment of the Institute of Social Science
offering Diploma in Social Work. Cardinal Gracias
presided over College Day.
|| Introduction of PUC.
Celebration of the 400th anniversary of the death
of St. Ignatius. Addition of a Block of 15 rooms
to the Jesuit Residence. Construction of
the Teaching Staff quarters. Shedding of
Intermediate in Arts & Sciences.
||Establishment of B.Sc. Zoology. Revival of
||Starting of new two year PG courses.
|| Establishment of B.Sc. Statistics. Visit of Cardinal
Agagianian accompained by Archbishop Knox.
|| Introduction of M.A. Social Work. Establishment
of Entomology Research Institute.
||Visit of Rev. Fr. Pedro Arrupe, Superior General of
the Society of Jesus on 20th June.
||Introduction of German Language.
||Introduction of B.A. Tamil.
||Opening of Sauliere Hall for Hostelites on 31st July.
||Starting of Loyola College (Evening). The strength
of the College stood 2500. A floor was added to
the Day Scholar’s Centre.
||Appointment of a full time Counselor.
||Establishment of Ignatian Institute for Career
||Golden Jubilee Celebrations.
||The granting of Autonomy to the College.
||Establishment of Loyola Institute of Business
||Visit of Rev. Fr. Pedro Arrupe, Superior General of
the Society of Jesus.
|| Establishment of M.Phil. Economics. Introduction
of Dept. of Foreign Languages (French & German).
||Starting of M.Sc. Statistics.
||Establishment of Loyola Institute of Visual
Communication and B.A. Sociology.
||Introduction of M.Phil. in Chemistry and
||Establishment of M.Sc. Physics and M.Sc.
||Celebration of the Diamond Jubilee on 9th October.
||Establishment of M.Phil. Commerce & Statistics.
Upgradation of Dept. of English as a PG Dept.
||Establishment of M.Phil. Zoology. Most Rev. G.
Casimir, S.J., D.D., blessed Jerome D’souza
|| Starting of B.Sc. Visual Communication.
Establishment of Ph.D. in Statistics, M.Phil. in
Physics, Economics & Social Work.
||Construction of the New Physics Dept. building and
||Establishment of the New Racine Research
Centre in Mathematics.
||Inauguration of the New Physics Block.
Establishment of Ph.D. in Physics. Launching of
Loyola Extension & Awareness Programme for PG
||Starting of M.A. Applied History and B.Sc. Computer
|| Establishment of Loyola Institute of Frontier
Energy (LIFE). Hosting of the First National Jesuit
|| Inauguration of the New LIBA building in September.
Visit of Cardinal Lourdusamy. Commerce became
||Celebration of the birth Centenary of Fr. Jerome
||Establishment of Loyola Institute for Industrial and
Social Science Research. Introduction of M.A.
Philosophy. Re-introduction of B.A. French. Silver
Jubilee Celebration of the Evening College in
March. Inauguration of the Platinum Jubilee
Building by Rev. Fr. Peter Hans Kolvenbach, SJ.
||Introduction of M.C.A., M.Sc.Biotechnology and
B.B.A. Accredited at 5 Star Level by NAAC.
Introduction of M.Sc., International Business
Dept. of Botany renamed as the Dept. of Plant
Biology and Biotechnology. Introduction of B.C.A.,
B.A (Corp.), M.Sc. (Computer Science).
|| Restructuring of the Syllabi - Choice Based Credit
System introduced for UG.
||Inauguration of the LIFE Building.
|| Introduction of M.Sc. Medical Laboratory
Technology & M.Sc. Visual Communication.
||Restructuring of the Syllabi - Choice Based Credit
System introduced for PG. Introduction of M.A.
Medical Sociology, Biomedical Instrumentation
Science. College with Potential for Excellence
conferred by UGC.
Dept. of Zoology renamed as the Dept. of
Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology. Blessing of
new buildings “School of Media Studies”
and additional floor in J.D.Block. Inauguration
of Loyola - Kovalam Tsunami Rehabilitation
Project and Kovalam community College, assisted
by TATA Relief Committee - Introduction of
MSW (SF). Evening College becoming
Autonomous. Introduction of M.Sc. Corporate
||M.C.A. becoming Autonomous. Restructuring
phase - II for UG implemented. Introduction of
M.A. Media Arts & M.Phil History
Inauguration of :
- Resource Center for Differently Abled Students
- School of Physical Sciences
Introduction of M.Sc. Industrial Biotechnology.
Management and B.B.A., Lille Catholic University,
Reaccredited at A+ Level by NAAC
Renovation of the 75 years old College Church.
Guest Rooms & IOB, Loyola Branch in New
- M.Phil Courses restructured - Introduction of
M.Phil., & Ph.D., in Plant Biology and Biotechnology
and in English - M.A., Med. Sociology changed to
M.Sc., Med. Sociology.
||Introduction of M.Sc., Food Chemistry and Food
Processing. Renaming of LISOR as LISSTAR
||Introduction of M.C.A., in PULC and Euroasian
management in LSBU, London, South Bank
||Conferment of SIRO (Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) status by
Dept. of Science and Technology, GOI.
Introduction of second section in B.Com. Corporate
Starting of M.A. Tamil Course
- Establishing e-resources for research and publications
- Institution of Ritu and Sanjiv Kaura Chair in
||New Restructuring of syllabus for UG & PG Effective for 2012 - 2013
||NAAC reaccreditation, 3rd cycle with 3.70 CGPA out of 4.00
Special income tax exemption 175% to Loyola College Society by Ministry of Finance, GOI for any donations to Research in Science Departments.
Extension of SIRO status upto 2016 by DSIR, Ministry of Science and Technology, GOI.