Hindusthan College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore

    In the areas of arts, technology, science, commerce, and management, Hindustan College of Arts and Science (HICAS), located in Coimbatore, offers 26 undergraduate courses, 11 graduate courses, 10 doctorate courses, and additional diploma programmes. The cost of the flagship B.Com course is INR 2.10 Lacs, while the costs of the remaining courses vary from INR 2-3 Lacs. While admissions to UG courses are determined by merit based on a candidate's performance on their qualifying exams, TANCET scores are accepted for the selection of candidates in its MBA programme.

    HICAS Courses and Fees 

    The eligibility, length, and cost details for the UG, PG, and PhD programmes offered by HICAS Coimbatore fees are listed below:


    Program Details


    Duration: 3 years
    Specializations: Computer Applications, Corporate Secretaryship, Information Technology, Professional Accounting, Accounting and Finance, International Business, Banking and Insurance, Cost and Management, Accounting
    Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 pass with Commerce or Accountancy subjects 
    Selection Criteria: Merit-based


    Duration: 3 years
    Specializations: English Literature
    Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 pass 
    Selection Criteria: Merit-based


    Duration: 3 years
    Specializations: General, Computer Applications and Logistics
    Eligibility Criteria: 10+2 pass 
    Selection Criteria: Merit-based


    Duration: 2 years
    Specializations: Finance, Human Resource Management, Logistics Management, Marketing, Media Management, and Production Management 
    Eligibility Criteria: Graduation in relevant stream with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks
    Selection Criteria: Based on the score secured in TANCET / CMAT

    HICAS Coimbatore Admission

    The admissions process for the 2023–2024 academic year has begun at Hindusthan College of Arts and Sciences. Both online and offline applications are accepted. A major offering of HICAS is the B.Com and B.Sc. Along with M. Phil and Ph.D. programmes, the institute also offers a variety of postgraduate courses, including MBA, M.Com, and MA. All UG courses have merit-based admissions. TANCET results determine admission to MBA and MCA programmes. The MBA final selection process is determined by a personal interview and group discussion. A round of interviews follows the TANCET exam, which determines admission to Ph.D. programmes.

    HICAS Coimbatore Highlights Table

    Name of the College

    Hindusthan College of Arts and Sciences (HICAS)

    College Type


    Basic Admission Criteria

    Merit/ Entrance-based

    Application Mode


    Name of the Entrance


    Entrance Mode

    Offline and online





    HICAS Coimbatore UG Admission

    Hindusthan College of Arts and Sciences offers twenty undergraduate courses in various disciplines, including eight specialisations for the B.Com., eleven specialisations for the B.A. (English Literature), B.B.A., B.C.A., and B.Sc. To be eligible for UG courses, applicants must have received 45% of their 10+2 grades in any subject. However, the minimum 10+2 score required for the B.B.A. and B.C.A. is 50%, with mathematics being a required subject.

    Course Name


    Eligibility Criteria

    Selection Criteria




    HSC passed with Commerce / Business Studies & Accountancy 

    Merit/ Cut-off Based


    Computer Applications


    Corporate Secretaryship


    Informational Technology


    Professional Accounting


    International Business


    Accounting & Finance


    Banking & Insurance


    Elements of Cost & Management Accounting


    English Literature



    Logistics Management

    HSC passed with Commerce / Business Studies & Accountancy 


    Computer Applications


    Key Points:
    • UG course applicants are ranked according to merit or cutoff.
    • Candidates who fall into one of the SC, ST, or OBC categories will have their qualifying exam aggregate score relaxed by 5%.
    • 30% of the seats are reserved for Backward Castes, 20% for the majority of Backward Castes, 3.5% for Backward Muslims, and 3% for Arunthathiyar. The reservation criteria for SC and ST candidates are 15% and 3%, respectively.

    HICAS Coimbatore PG Admission

    The PG programmes offered by Hindusthan College of Arts and Sciences include M.A., M.Com, M.S.W., M.T.H.M., M.C.A., and M.B.A. The fundamental prerequisite for enrollment in Master's degree programmes is a bachelor's degree with at least 50% of the required subjects completed.

    TANCET/CMAT is used to select candidates for M.C.A. and M.B.A. programmes, while admissions to other postgraduate programmes are determined by merit.

     or university-conducted entrance exam.

    Course Name


    Eligibility Criteria

    Selection Criteria


    Business Administration

    Candidate must have completed a Bachelor's degree Programme of minimum 3-years duration in any stream with a minimum of 50% marks (45% for reserved category candidates) in the qualifying exam.

    Key Points:
    • There are 180 seats available for the M.B.A. programme, 21 seats for M.A., 30 seats for M.C.A., 55 seats for M.S.W., and 60 seats for M.T.H.M.
    • Holders of a B.C.A. or B.Sc. (IT/Computer Applications) degree may apply directly for lateral admission to the M.C.A. second year.
    • Applicants who will be taking the final exam may also do so.

    Application Process

    The application process for Hindusthan College of Arts and Sciences is both online and offline. Nonetheless, applicants for M.B.A., M.C.A., M.Phil, and Ph.D. programmes must register online for TANCET via the corresponding website.

    How to apply?

    Offline Mode:

    • After paying the application fee, candidates can receive the prospectus and application form by mail or from the college's admission office.
    • Applicants must complete the application form completely and accurately.
    • The candidate must present the completed application form at the admission office counter with the required paperwork.

    Online Mode:

    • To begin the online admissions process, go to the institution's website.
    • Sign up with Click "Register" and choose the desired programme.
    • Enter the necessary information in the form.
    • Make the payment for the chosen application by selecting the appropriate payment option.
    • Create a password and a username. Use your login credentials to log in and apply for any more programmes that interest you.
    • Save the form, then send it in.

    Required Documents

    1. SSLC/ 10th marksheet and Passing certificate
    2. PUC II/ 10+2 marksheet and passing certificate
    3. Bachelor’s degree and mark sheet (for PG Programs)
    4. Master’s degree and mark sheet (for M.Phil/ Ph.D)
    5. M.Phil degree and mark sheet (for Ph.D)
    6. Certificates of extra-curricular activities
    7. Community Certificate, if applicable
    8. Certificate of Disability, if applicable
    9. Migration certificate
    10. Character certificate
    11. TANCET Registration, Admit Card and Score Card
    12. GATE/ UGC-NET/ CSIR-NET score card

    Note(s): It is crucial that the applicant pay the charge within the allotted time.

    For future reference, the candidate should keep the acknowledgement slip that includes the transaction ID, credit card, debit card, and net banking information, along with the date of the transaction, as proof.

    HICAS Rankings

    The college has become well-known as one of Coimbatore's best since 1998. Among the college's rankings are:

    • HICAS is accredited with NAAC A++ grade.
    • ISO certified college since 2012
    • Ranked under 100-150 band in NIRF Rankings 2022
    • Ranked 55th nationally and 18th in Tamil Nadu among Top Private Autonomous Colleges by Education World India Higher Education Rankings 2021

    HICAS Placements 

    The HICAS Corporate Relations Cell (CRC) works with the best businesses and associations to place students in positions that will be rewarding. The placement cell trains and prepares students to be well-prepared for the recruitment process of any company by conducting snap tests, mock interviews, aptitude tests, and group discussions. By doing this, students can develop their skills while they study without having to go for separate instruction.

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