Rev. Dr. M.S. Joseph Antony Jacob, SJ



PH.D Thesis: “A Study on the Functioning and the Impact of Community Colleges Associated with ICRDCE in South India”

M.S.W. 2002-2004

Master of Social Work (MSW) in Medical and Psychiatry from Loyola College, Chennai, got gold medal and also the best research award of 2004 MSW batch.

Bachelor of Philosophy 1998-2000

Jnana Deepa Vidya Peeth (JDV), Pune.

B.Sc 1995-1998

Bachelor of Science in Physics with 70 percentage from Loyola College, Chennai

Work Experience

Admission officer 2009 - PRESENT

Loyola College, Chennai.

Campus Minister 2008 - 2012

Loyola College, Chennai.

Vice Principal 2014 - PRESENT

Academics & Services, Loyola College, Chennai.

Director 2014 - PRESENT

Loyola Students Support Services, Loyola College, Chennai.

Director2014 - PRESENT

Indian Centre for Research and Development of Community Education, (ICRDCE), Egmore, Chennai.


Assistant Professor, Dept of Social Work, Loyola College, Chennai.

☛Edited two books on Community Colleges: Believing in Miracles and Change is Certain along with Dr. Xavier Alphonse.

☛Written two units on US and China Community college models for IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University, India) for B.Ed syllabus on Models of Education for Livelihood.

☛ Published the evaluation report of PNG community colleges in the journal of International Perspectives on Education and Society, Emerald publishers, UK, vol 17, 30 page article. The Genesis and Growth of PNG Community Colleges (Available in online too).

☛Presented a concept paper of ICRDCE on the Philosophy of Indian Community college system for the state ministers of Education from 10 states and the officials of IGNOU, at IGNOU VC conference Hall, New Delhi.

☛ The Researcher made a paper presentation in the international conference held by Bharathidasan University on the theme “Community Colleges: A Macro Level Movement Towards Empowerment and Its Linkages to Social Work Profession in India”and this article has been published by the Journal of the University.

☛ The researcher has made a poster presentation in the International Conference organized by the Madras School of Social Work on 6th and 7th of August 2010 on the topic Community Colleges: Impact and Prospect on the unorganized Sectors.

☛ An article on “Life Skill Education and Development: The Critical Component for Social Work Education and Practice in India, has been accepted by Le high University, USA for publication.