Year Illustration
  • Boddam Muslim Hostel celebrates its Silver Jubilee on 6th and 7th May
  • Pre-University Classes were started
  • Sri P.V. Rajamannar, Chief Justice of Madras presided the College and Sports Day on 22nd February
  • Professor V. Thiruvenkatacharya took over as the Principal on 1 June.
  • Maulana Husain Ahmed Madani, Principal, Darul Uloom, Deoband laid the foundation for the New College Masjid on 2nd August
  • Mr. A.C. Norminton, Asst. Regional Representative of the British Council in Madras visited the College on 13th August
  • Mr. T. Chengalvarayan, Ex- mayor of Madras visits on 1st December
  • The College upgraded with Degree Courses in B.A. (History & Politics and Economics)), and B. Sc. (Mathematics, Chemistry, Zoology)
  • Mr. K.G. Saiyadain, Secretary for Education, Government of India opened the extension building of 'Burma Malaya Block' on 29th January
  • General Carriappa, Ex- Commander in Chief of Indian Army visits on 31st January
  • Sri C.R. Srinivasan, Great Journalist and Editor of ‘Swadesamitram’ visits the College on 2nd March
  • Sri S. Teyyappa Thevar, Collector of Madras visits the College on 12th August
  • Professor Syed Abdul Wahab Bukhari Saheb took over as the Principal on 1st April
  • Sri M. Bhaktavalsalam, Home Minister of Government of Madras, visits the College on 27th January
  • Thomas W. Simons, Counsel General of USA visits the College on 27th January
  • Aringer C.N. Annadurai, M.L.A. visits the College on 8th August
  • New College Fine Arts Association presents Shakespeare’s Macbeth Drama at the Museum theatre from 13th to 15th November and familiars as dignitaries like Dr. A Lakshmanaswamy Mudaliar, Vice-Chancellor of Madras University, His Highness Prince of Arcot and Sri C. Subramanian, Education Minister attend the programme
  • Sri R. Venkataraman, Labour Minister of Government of Madras, Mr. Dawood Ali Mirza, Member of Parliament and Mr. Allah Pichai, the Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council visits the College on 27th January
  • His Excellency Sri Bhisnuram Medhi, the Governor of Madras inaugurate the Annual Day celebration of the College on 11th February
  • Dr. Sir C.P. Ramaswami Aiyer visits the College on 14th February
  • His Excellency Sheik Yusuf Al Fouzan, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in India opened the New College Masjid on 17th April
  • Col. B.H. Zaidi, Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, visits the College on 25th October
  • Kalainjer M. Karunanidhi, M.L.A. visits the College on 25th November
  • Sri Sivaji Ganesan, popular Cine artist visits the College on 8th December
  • Sri Humayun Kabir, Minister of Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs, Government of India, inaugurate the ‘Physics Block’ on 24th December
  • Started B.Sc. Physics
  • Introduced B.Sc. Physics Degree Course
  • Hafiz Mohamed Ibrahim, Cabinet Minister, Government of India visits the College on 11th January
  • Sri M.G. Ramachandran, popular Cine artist visited the campus and witness Tamil Drama ‘Ungal Thirpu’ on 4th February
  • Dr. Jan Marek, Professor of Oriental Studies from Czechoslovakia visits the College on 21st February
  • Shri B. Gopala Reddy, Minister of Revenue and Civil Expenditure, Government of India laid the foundation stone for the New College Hostel on 25th June and Hon’ble Shri C. Subramaiam, Minister for Finance and Education, Government of Madras also witnessed the event
  • Mr. Prem Nazir, popular Malayalam Cine artist visits the College on 2nd August
  • The Student strength of the College increased to 850 (Pre-University 510 & Degree 340)
  • Justice Kunhammed Kutty, Madras High Court visits the College on 19th March
  • Prof. K. Neelakanta Sastri famous Historian visits the College on 26th October