DG Vaishnav College

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DG Vaishnav College
DGV Logo
Motto सत्यं परं धीमहि
Motto in English
May we meditate upon the Supreme Truth
Type Autonomous
Established 1964
Affiliation University of Madras
Principal Maj.Dr.M.Venkatramanan Ma.Mphil.Phd
Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Campus Urban
Colors      Blue      Brick Red
Website dgvaishnavcollege.com

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 College[edit]

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[edit]

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.

Notable alumni[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 13°04′26″N 80°12′46″E / 13.0739°N 80.2128°E / 13.0739; 80.2128