History of Islamiah College
Islamiah High School started functioning in a full-fledged manner from 1912. In 1916, the society bore the idea of forming the Islamiah College and then Lord Pentland, the erstwhile Governor of Madras Province, laid its foundation. Finally the college began functioning from 1919, after receiving royal donations from Muslim philanthropists. The College is put up in a building that was inaugurated by Nawab C. Abdul Hakeem Sahib, who had donated a sum of fifty thousand to the society. The college got recognized on July, 1921.
Courses Offered by Islamiah College
Islamiah College offers courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Undergraduate courses include- B.A. in subjects like History, Economics; B.Sc in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, and Computer Science; Bachelors of Business Administration (BBA); B.C.A - Bachelor of Computer Applications; B.Com. Postgraduate courses are M.A in History; M.Sc in Mathematics, Chemistry; M.Com. Research programmes like M.Phil - Master of Philosophy and Ph.D - Doctor of Philosophy are also offered in this college.
Library of Islamiah College
Islamiah College encourages every user to benefit from its library. At present the library has a stock of more than 25,000 volumes of books, over 5,000 paperback volumes of scientific and technical periodicals. The library also subscribes to over 150 specialized journals, from which about 50 are international and 100 national. It follows the open access system, encouraging the user to browse freely in the stack area. The library consists of latest national and international journals. The Islamiah College library is also effective for postgraduate students with its specific collection of scientific books and journals on computers.
Extra Curricular Activities of Islamiah College
To initiate an overall growth and development of Islamiah College, a student's attention is directed towards promoting several games and sport activities by the college. Students are encouraged to take part in several games, like- football, hockey, cricket, volleyball, basketball, baseball, badminton, tennis and table tennis. The college organizes an Annual Athletic Meet and awards are given on Sports Day for the pupil's expertise in games and sports.