Chronology of Events

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Chronology of Events

Year Chronology of Events
Mar 29th, 2007 Approval and Recognition by National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE)
May 31st, 2007  Rev.Dr.SebastianSoosai, SJ assumed office as the First Principal & Secretary of the College
September 25th, 2007 Grant of affiliation to University of Madras, Chennai
October 10th, 2007 Inauguration of the College by Rev.Dr. M.Devadoss, SJ,   Provincial,Jesuit Madurai Province
The college began with the first batch of students numbered 100 functioning in one of the blocks of Loyola College of Arts & Science
April 1st, 2008 Laying of foundation stone for new building of LCE by Rev.Fr. A.Victor, SJ, Mission Superior, Jesuit Chennai Mission
November 24th, 2008 Blessing of the New Building by Rev.Fr. K.Amal, SJ, Rector, Loyola College, Chennai. The new building was christened as Arrupe Centenary Building. The College was shifted to Arrupe Centenary Building fromLoyola College of Arts & Science
April 15th, 2009 Inauguration of Arrupe Centenary Building by Dr.T.Padmanaban, the First Vice Chancellor of TNTEU
May 2nd, 2009 1st Graduation ceremony took place. Dr.Veeramani, the First Registrar of TNTEU presided over the ceremony and distributed the Degree Certificates to the first batch of students.
August 10, 2010 Inspection by the University for the grant of Continuation of Affiliation
September 17th, 2010 Inspection by NCTE under the chairmanship of Dr.Ganesha Bhatta for the grant of permission to shift LCE to the newly constructed site.
February 24th, 2011 Grant of Continuation of Affiliation by TNTEU
March 29th & 30th, 2011 Visit of NAAC Peer Team under the chairmanship of Dr.BabuKochamkunnel for the first cycle of accreditation
September 16th, 2011 LCE was accredited by NCTE at A Grade with CGPA: 3.79.
March 5th, 2012 Inspection by NCTE for grant of recognition for additional intake of 100 students
July 7th, 2012 Grant of recognition for additional intake of 100 students by NCTE
September 12th, 2013 Inspection by the TNTEU representatives for additional intake of 100 students
September 24th, 2013 Appointment of Dr.RajakumariAmirthagowri as the Principal of LCE.
May 28th, 2013 Appointment of Rev.Dr. Xavier Alphonse, SJ as Secretary of LCE in the place of Rev. Dr. Sebastian Soosai, SJ
May 4th, 2015 On-line submission of Application for M.Ed Degree Course
May 13th, 2015 Grant of recognition for conducting 2 year B.Ed programme with an intake of 100 students (2 Basic units) from the academic year 2015 – 2016.
June 4th, 2015 Appointment of Rev.Fr. Dominic Royce, SJ Secretary of LCE in the place of Rev.Dr. Xavier Alphonse, SJ
July 7th, 2015 MoU with APOLLO SHINE FOUNDATION for health services
August 17th, 2015 Grant of recognition for conducting 2 year B.Ed programme with an additional intake of 100 students (2 Basic units) from the academic year 2015 – 2016.
October 4th, 2015 Formal Inauguration of Two Year B.Ed programme with the mass of Holy Spirit by Rev. Fr. Francis Jayapathy, SJ, Rector
October 6th, 2015 Inauguration of Apollo SHINE Wellness Clinic in the College premises
December 22nd, 2015 Inspection by TNTEU representatives under the chairmanship of Dr. V. Balakrishnanfor the Continuation of Provisional Affiliation from the academic year 2013 – 14.
February 2nd, 2016 Grant of Continuation of Provisional Affiliation by TNTEU from the academic year 2013 – 14
February 8th, 2016 Preparation for the second cycle of reaccreditation began
May 30th, 2016 Inspection by TNTEU representatives under the chairmanship of Dr.DevasahayamSelvakumar for the Continuation of Provisional Affiliation from the academic year 2016 – 17