About Us

SCPJC in Focus

The Jain Community of Chennai, with a strong sense of social responsibility and a passion for service has set up Shree Chandraprabhu Jain College in Minjur in 1997, the Golden Jubilee year of India’s Independence.

The Management believes that right knowledge is basic requirement for the pursuit of spiritual aims, Righteous conduct, integration of creed, word and deed and the ultimate emancipation of the soul from the mundane world are also the essential goals for all human beings. Besides, we also believe that learnings should be a pleasant experience. Chennai

Jaina Doctrine

“Live and let live” is a Jain doctrine which guides the administration of the Shree Chandraprabhu Jain College. we believe in the enlightenment of soul by enrichment of knowledge. Everyone is the master of his own destiny and by right faith (Samyak Darshan), right knowledge (Samyak Gyan) and right conduct (Samyak charitra) can enlighten himself. The college endeavors to achieve these highest values in life.


The  College , established by Shree Chandraprabhu Jain Educational Foundation is affiliated to the University of Madras. The College is being managed by the Jain Minority Institution within the meaning of Articles 29 and 30 of the Constitution of India.

Academic Environment

The College started functioning from Vijayadasami Day on 11.10.1997 and is now offering 11 U.G Courses, 2 P.G.Courses and a PG Diploma course in Jainology . From 2002-03, it has become Co-Educational College.

The College also organizes guest lectures and audio-video presentations. This apart, the college conducts seminars and conferences for all the faculties. Skill development programs & Certificates / Diploma programs (which can be simultaneously learnt) are also offered to secure employment easily during campus selection.

The Department of Plant Biology & Plant Bio-Technology brought laurels to our college for the Eleventh time by securing University Ranks in 2017.


Our Building complex has a total built-up area of over one lakh Sq.ft. with all facilities. Our Library has at present a total collection of over 12,000 books apart from magazines and journals covering all subjects. Our state of the Art Computer Laboratory is fully Air-Conditioned. We also have a standby generator of 125 KVA & another 63.5 KVA capacity for uninterrupted power supply. The college provides excellent coaching and training by well qualified, devoted and experienced teaching staff. There are excellent facilities for academic work as well as for Gymnastics /Games/Sports and many extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. Special provision has been made for Personality Development Programs like KC, YRC, NSS, Karate, Yoga, Career Oriented Courses, etc. to all interested students.

Quality policy

To constantly strive to provide the state of the art, contemporary and innovative methods in higher education, to enhance the fundamental values, academic excellence and intellectual caliber of our students.

Salient Features

  • Green, Eco friendly ambiance with state of the art Infrastructure.
  • Well equipped Bhagwan Mahaveer Audio-Visual Auditorium for major functions and Convocations.
  • Well furnished Air-Conditioned Arihant Conference hall for Seminar, Symposium etc.
  • High-Tech and sophisticated laboratories for all the courses. Latest System Equipped Laboratory exclusively for M.Sc(IT) Students.
  • A Good Library with latest Books & around 60 Journals for all the subjects.
  • 125 KVA & 63.5 KVA Generators for continuous and constant power supply.
  • Purified drinking water facility through Reverse Osmosis (R.O.) plant for all the Students all through the year.
  • Well developed sports facilities for Cricket, Foot Ball, Hockey, Tracks and Field , Volley Ball and Indoor Games facility for Boys & Girls.
  • Training Programs linked with Industries for the training and occupational projects to facilitate employability.
  • Placement facilities and Campus Interviews for final year students. Special coaching for final year students in Personality Development, Leadership qualities &facing job interviews.
  • Lending of Books through Book Bank to the needy students till the completion of the Courses for all the Three years.
  • Opportunities for students to exhibit their talents through Science Club, Karuna Club, Consumer Club, Literary Association for the languages of Tamil, English & Telugu , Rotaract Club, Red Ribbon Club , Youth Red Cross and Subject associations.
  • Lowest fees among all colleges affiliated to Madras University. No Donation or Capitation Fee.
  • Option for students to apply for free Education from University.
  • Career guidance and Counseling for Competitive Exams.
  • Special Lectures and Demos by eminent resource persons for the students of all Departments.
  • Facilities for different scholarships like SC/ST/ADCC, Minority Welfare , Agriculture and Physically Challenged students.
  • For additional qualifications, special Certificate & Diploma courses for concurrent Learning and Unique Opportunities for skill development.