Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women
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|Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women|
|Motto||Seek and you shall find|
|Chancellor||T.S.K Meenakshi Sundaram|
|Location||Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India|
Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, sometimes referred to as Avinashilingam University, is a women only Deemed University located at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.
Avinashilingam University was a part of University of Madras until it was separated in June 1987. It is now the largest institution in the country for imparting home science education.
Since 1989 the university has offered two majors and two ancillaries for the undergraduate degree courses. The academic year is divided into two semesters, each semester having a minimum of 100 working days.
The institute has seven faculties, each functioning under a dean.
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Social Science
- Faculty of Home Science
- Faculty of Arts & Humanities
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Management Studies
- Faculty of Community Education and Entrepreneurship Development
- Faculty of Engineering