A. M. Jain College

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Coordinates: 12°59′06″N 80°10′47″E / 12.985006°N 80.179644°E / 12.985006; 80.179644 A.M. Jain College is an arts college in Meenambakkam near in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It was opened in 1952, by the Shri S S Jain Educational Society. It provides courses in the arts, sciences and information technology along with visual communication courses. The college's campus is located opposite the Meenambakkam Railway Station. The college is managed by the Jain Community Associations and is affiliated with Madras University.[1][2]

In the year 2006-2007 the college was accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), India.


The college also has an evening section which conducts courses like B.Sc, B.Com, BCA, M.Sc(IT) and MA (Communication). The college has two libraries, one for each of the sections. Annual day celebrations and sports meet are the big festivals. A professional sports field holds division matches from time to time.

Vision and Mission[edit]

To provide quality and affordable education to the students of all communities in general and the Jain community in particular. To aim not only at academic excellence but also to create the right atmosphere that will enable students to realize their potentials and develop the necessary life altering skills to be successful in life.

To inculcate in the minds of the students the spirit of justice, non-violence, truth and love for their country and turn them into good citizens and noble leaders.

History Of College[edit]

In 1952 the Agurchand Manmull Jain College was established by the magnanimity and munificence of Padmasri Mohanmulji Chordia through the Sri.S.S.Jain Educational Society, at the Inspiration of her Holiness Shri.Sayar Kanwarji Maharaj.Shri. Sri Prakasa, the then Governor of Madras Presidency, performed the auspicious task of inauguration on the 25th of June 1952 at the Jain Boarding Home Premises in Madley Road,T.Nagar. The College was shifted to its new campus in Meenambakkam in 1954. On that occasion, two educationists, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan (the then Vice-President of India) and Dr. A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar (the then Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras) attended. The former laid the foundation stone and the latter presided over the function.

The College celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1977, its Golden Jubilee in 2002 and its Diamond Jubilee in 2012. The College which started as a college for men was upgraded into a co-educational institution in 2003. As of 2016, it is a frontline top ranking research and post-graduate institution. There are three research departments – physics, mathematics and economics – as well as post-graduate courses in commerce, chemistry, physics, economics and mathematics and basic graduate courses in eight major fields of study.


Shift I[edit]

Undergraduate Courses

  • B.SC Chemistry
  • B.A Philosophy
  • B.A English
  • B.SC Mathematics
  • B.SC Physics
  • B.SC computer science
  • B.COM General
  • B.COM Corporate Secretaryship

Post-graduate Courses

  • M.A Economics
  • M.SC Mathematics
  • M.SC Physics
  • M.SC Chemistry
  • M.COM

Research Courses

  • M.PHIL Mathematics (Full Time)
  • M.PHIL & PH.D Economics
  • M.PHIL & PH.D Physics

Shift II[edit]

Undergraduate Courses

  • B.A Tourism & Travel Management
  • B.B.A Business Administration
  • BCA Computer Applications
  • B.COM Honours
  • B.COM General
  • B.COM Accounting And Finance
  • B.COM Corporate Secretaryship
  • B.SC Visual Communication
  • B.SC Mathematics
  • B.SC Computer Science
  • B.COM Information System & Management
  • B.SC Software Application

Post-graduate Courses

  • M.SC IT


  1. ^ "University of Madras - Aided Colleges". University of Madras. 
  2. ^ "Citizen's Charter: Department Of Collegiate Education". Government of Tamil Nadu. 

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