DG Vaishnav College
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|Motto||सत्यं परं धीमहि|
Motto in English
|May we meditate upon the Supreme Truth|
|Affiliation||University of Madras|
|Location||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Colors||Blue Brick Red|
DG Vaishnav College (Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College), commonly known as DGVC, 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.
DG Vaishnav College was affiliated to the University of Madras, however the College has been conferred the status of “AUTONOMY” by the UGC and endorsed by the University of Madras from the academic year 2009 - 2010. Consequently, students admitted to various UG, PG and M.Phil courses during the academic year 2009 - 2010 will come under Autonomous pattern.
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.
- Mohan Kumar , Rio Olympics 2016
- K. V. Anand, Film Director
- Karthik (singer), Playback Singer
- Ajay Rathnam, Actor
- Neyveli Santhanagopalan, Carnatic Singer
- Jithan Ramesh, Actor
- Preetha, Television Personality
- Venu Arvind, Actor
- Venkatesh Harinathan, Actor
- Dev Maheshwar, Software Singam
- manjima mohan, actor
- A Sunil Kumar, SEBI Director East
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