Avinashilingam University for Women, Coimbatore was established in 1975 as Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women by the great patriot and educationist Dr. T.S. Avinashilingam under the auspices of the Avinashilingam Education Trust. It is the largest institution in the country for imparting Home Science education at all levels. It was one of the eight colleges on which autonomy was conferred by the University of Madras in 1978 and the first of the women's colleges to get this distinction.
The government of India declared Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women and Sri Avinashilingam Teacher's College for Women as a deemed university under UGC Act in 1988. The colleges have been renamed as Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women and is marching towards the twenty third year as a University.
The vision of the university is self development and empowerment of women through modern, scientific and value based education to enable them to lead a purposeful life filled with moral and spiritual values. The mission of the university is to provide quality education of global standards on a strong foundation of Indian values and traditions to women students based on current advances in science, technology and societal demands with emphasis on commitment to social progress, peace, harmony and national integration.
Facilities at Avinashilingam University for Women -
- Computer Centre
- Health Centre
- Studies Centre
- Instrumentation Maintenance Facility
Faculties at Avinashilingam University for Women –
- Faculty of Home Science
- Faculty of Science
- Faculty of Humanities
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Business Administration
- Faculty of Community Education and Entrepreneurship Development
Placements at Avinashilingam University for Women –
Placement cell provides leadership training programs and job opportunities.
Top Recruiters –
- Hewlett Packard, Bangalore
- ABN Amro, Chennai
- Accenture, Chennai
- Bajaj Allianz
- KGISL, Coimbatore
- Wipro, Chennai
- I-gate, Bangalore
- TCS, Chennai
- PPTS, Coimbatore
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