Madras University UG & PG DEGREE results 2010

By | February 5, 2011

The first ever demand for higher education in Madras Presidency was voiced forth in a public address to The Right Honourable Lord John Elphinstone G.C.H., Governor of Madras signed by 70,000 native inhabitants when the Governor in Council was contemplating “some effective and liberal measures for the establishment of an improved system of national education”. This public petition which was presented by the then Advocate General, Mr. George Norton on 11.11.1839 pressed the need for an english college in the city of Madras following this, Lord Elphinstone evolved a plan for the establishment of a Central Collegiate Institution or a ‘University’;. This University had twin Departments (1) High School for the cultivation of English literature, regional language, philosophy and science, (2) College providing instruction in the higher branches of literature, philosophy and science.


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