Bishop Heber College [BHC], Tiruchirappalli

Bishop Heber College - [BHC]

Post Box No.615, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu   |   ESTD : 1864   |   Approved By: UGC   |  NAAC   |   Type: Public
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About College

Bishop Heber College (BHC), Tiruchirappalli was established in 1864. It is affiliated to Bharathidasan University and granted ‘Autonomy’ in 2004. It is accredited with Grade ‘A+’ and awarded 5 Stars by NAAC in 2001. It is an aided institution under the Government of Tamilnadu. The college has been recognised by the UGC as ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ on September 2011. Earlier it was known as Heber Memorial School and and in 1882 it became a First Grade College. It was then known as S.P.G College. It was the first college to be established in Tiruchirappalli. The College came to be known as Bishop Heber College in the late 1920's. It is a religious minority educational institution established by the Tiruchirappalli - Thanjavur Diocese of the Church of South India. It is located at the heart of Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu and it’s campus spread over 200 acres.


  • Department of Economics

  • Department of Commerce

  • Department of History

  • Department of Physics

  • Department of Chemistry

  • Department of Mathematics

  • Department of English

  • Department of Tamil

  • Department of Botany

  • Department of Biotechnology

  • Department of Computer Application

  • Department of Computer Science

  • Department of Management Studies


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  • Neoma Business School, France

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  • GORNO – Altasia State University, Russia

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  • K.S. Varier’s Ashtanga Ayurvedic (P) Ltd., Tiruchirappalli

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All the 68 ICT classrooms are well furnished.


The college has an a/c and wifi enabled library with a collection of over 15830 textbooks and 5276 reference books. It has 267 national and international journals. It is subscribed to 51000 e-books and 2100 e-journals. OPAC facility is available.


The college has a wi-fi enabled 4 mens hostel and 5 womens hostel.

Student Clubs

  • Sports Club

  • Quiz Club

  • Youth Red Cross

  • Red Ribbon Club

  • Nature Club

  • Consumer Club

Sports Achievements

The college Cricket Team has won the Bharathidasan University Cricket Championship for a record 15 times and the Tennis Team for a record 12 times.

Awards and Scholarship

  • SC/ST Student Scholarships

  • BC/MBC Student Scholarships

  • Adhoc Merit Scholarships

  • Bright Student Award

  • Intelligent Student Award

  • National Merit Scholarships

  • Freedom Fighter Scholarships

  • Physically Handicapped student Scholarships

  • C. M. Award

  • Teacher’s Children Scholarship

  • Minority Scholarships

  • Rajiv Gandhi Fellowships

  • Tamil Nadu Kalvi Arakkattalai Scholarships

  • Uzhavar Paadhukaappu Thittam Scholarships

College Infrastructure and Facility

Student Discussion