MCC Community College, West Tambaram

History

The MCC Tambaram Community College was dedicated by the State Minister and officials of MCC association on 11th January 2013 as a milestone of the 175th-year celebration of MCC at Oxfam campus located in West Tambaram originally started as extension activities of MCC as Maternity Service Centre, Nursery and Primary school and now as Community College. A Need-based Analysis at the Local Community, Tambaram was conducted by the Department of Social Work (Aided), MCC in the year 2012. To the serving needs of the local people in a semi-urban region, Two 1 year Diploma courses were identified and now the 9th batch is pursuing successfully. In the year 2014 Diploma in Health Care course got approved by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) – University Grants Commission (UGC) under the scheme of Community Colleges for Twelfth (12th) passed candidates.

Objectives / Mission

The Community College is an alternative system of education, which aims at the Empowerment of the disadvantaged and the underprivileged through appropriate skill Development leading to employment in collaboration with the local industry and the Community. “Including the Excluded” is the Moto of Community College.

Courses Offered

We offer two One year Diploma courses.

  1. Diploma in Health Care (DHC)
  2. Diploma in Computer Hardware Services (DCHS)

 

Beneficiaries

Providing an alternative system of education to the local community; predominantly socially and economically marginalized people. Giving opportunities to the school dropouts, failure students, married people, and differently-abled and ensuring job placements in their respective fields.

Student’s beneficiaries number details from January 2013 to the Academic year 2021-22 [Totally Nine (9) batches] is given below:

S.No.

Course Name

Male

Female

Total

1.

Diploma in Health Care (DHC)

(UGC Scheme)

Since 2014

2

134

136

2

Diploma in Health Care (DHC)

14

151

165

3.

Diploma in Computer Hardware Services (DCHS)

235

1

236

Grand total

251

286

537

Placements

We have a strong Industrial partner network with the respective courses offered in Community College. The following Hospitals and Computer Hardware companies mutually benefited through Community College courses Curriculum Development, guess lectures, board of examiners, external evaluator for practicals and semester exams paper valuation, Internship program, and job placements.

Students placement Hospitals

  • Christudas Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (COSH), East Tambaram.
  • Annai Arul Hospital, Mudichur Road, Tambaram.
  • AG Hospital, West Tambaram.
  • Deepam Hospital, West Tambaram and Pallavaram.
  • JIP Hospital, Pammal and Pallavaram.
  • Madhu Hospital, East tambram.
  • Santhoshi Hospital, Mudichur.
  • Jawahar Hospital, West Tambaram.
  • Saayee Hospital, Chrompet, and Padappai.
  • Ramana Pediatric Speciality Hospital, Pallavaram.

Students placement Computer Hardware companies

  • Ickon Systems, Vada Pazhani.
  • Techno cure Systems, West Tambaram.
  • Crescent Systems, West Tambaram.
  • Shivkar Computers, Chrompet.
  • GPS Systems, West Tambaram.
  • Speed Computers, Chengalpet.
  • Vels Computers Chengalpet

Activities

The following activities were carried out at Tambaram Community College.

(from the Inception – January 2013 to 2021)

  • MCC Tambram Community College dedication and the first batch Inaugural program conducted on 11th January 2013.
  • Board of studies meeting conducted in February 2013 with the participation of Industrial partners from various Hospitals and Computer hardware companies to develop the curriculum for Diploma in Health Care (DHC) and Diploma in Computer Hardware Services (DCHS) courses. The Community College curriculum was approved by the Academic Council of MCC in June 2013.
  • Talent day program used to conduct for every new batch of students to show their talents.
  • Every year Independence day, Christmas Program, Pongal celebration, and sports day conducted to ensure students Integrity, leadership quality, and teamwork.
  • Lamp lighting ceremony (taking Florance Nightingale pledge) conducted for all the Health Care course students every year.
  • Diploma in Health Care course received Central Government grant under the scheme of Community Colleges – UGC in the year 2014.
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was created with various hospitals and computer hardware companies. Guest lectures invited from Industrial partners and Board of examiners were invited to scrutinize the semester question papers and externals engaged in practical exams and paper valuation.
  • Awareness programs conducted collaboration with Colgate co., Kellogs co., CPR and first aid training by St. John’s Ambulance Organisation.
  • Department of English, P.G students of MCC used to conduct workshops every year on basic English communication through Interesting activities.
  • Attended many Community College teachers training programs and workshops organized by the Indian center for Research and Development on Community Education (ICRDCE), Xavier Alphonse.
  • Provided MCC management scholarship to economically poor students.
  • Job placements were ensured for students with Industrial partners after completing their Internship Hands-on training in the respective field.