DG Vaishnav College
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|DG Vaishnav College|
|Motto||सत्यं परं धीमहि|
|Motto in English||May we meditate upon the Supreme Truth|
|Location||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Colors||Blue Brick Red|
|Affiliations||University of Madras|
DG Vaishnav College (Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College), commonly known as DGV, is a Liberal arts, commerce and science college in Chennai, India. It is an autonomous institution affiliated with the University of Madras.
The founding of the College was in 1964. The College is situated in a salubrious atmosphere of over 25 acres within the city limits.The philanthropic zeal with single-minded dedication evinced for the purpose of advancing knowledge has helped the college emerge as one of the outstanding institutions of higher learning in the city. The history of the college is marked by the presence of illustrious Academicians and the students through their exemplary prowess have won laurels and accolades that have built the college to be what it is today.
The college offers various Courses at both Under Graduate and Post Graduate Levels. The college also offers Research for very selective streams.
School of Management
The school of Management of the college offers management courses viz. Master of Business Administration, Master of Human Resource Management. etc.
DG Vaishnav Colleges encourages the students to express their flair towards other activities.
National Cadet Corps
The college is very famous for National Cadet Corps (NCC). The NCC has two wings Infantry (1 Tamil Nadu Battalion) and Armoured (1 Tamil Nadu Armoured Squadron). The college has represented Tamil Nadu contingent for Republic Day at New Delhi.The cadets of the college have won the award "All India Best Cadet" .The cadets of the college have also represented the nation as youth Ambassadors. The college conducts "CADOFEST" - Inter Collegiate competitions for NCC Cadets. CADOFEST marked its 25th Year in 2007.
The Alumnus of the college have climbed various heights in the society. The contribution of the Alumnus to the country has made the college grown to be one of the premier institutions of higher learning in the state. The Alumnus and Management are rigorously in the path of strengthening the bonds by building an Association.