About the College
Patrician College of Arts and Science, established in 2001, is a Christian
minority co-educational self-financing institution affiliated to the
University of Madras. It was instituted by the Brothers of St. Patrick, a
congregation established by Bishop Daniel Delany on 2nd February 1808, in
Ireland. The members of the congregation carry inspiration from the life and
spirit of their Patron Saint - St. Patrick. With a noble spirit to serve
humanity, the Patrician Brothers stepped into the vocation of educating the
youth to free them from the bonds of ignorance. With their exceptional skill
in leadership, governance and the strong hand of the Almighty, the
congregation has established schools & colleges throughout the world.
In consonance with the philosophy of Brothers’ congregation, the college aims
at providing quality education to the youth of today with utmost sincerity.
To facilitate this, the management has been keen in building the faculty
with qualified teachers, pooling in resources from different platforms, and
installing state-of- the art infrastructural facilities. Moreover, the
College backs up students with a number of support services on and off
campus. Along with
curricular and co-curricular activities, the College constantly insists that
a sense of social conscience has to be instilled in the minds of students.
of this, several outreach programmes are conducted wherein students
enthusiastically participate and do a better service.
St. Patrick, patron saint of Ireland, used shamrock to illustrate and explain
the concept of the Holy Trinity to his followers in the 5 th century AD.
Taking cue from this metaphorical use of shamrock, Patrician College uses it
to represent the threefold college motto, 'To Seek, To Strive, To