AGURCHAND MANMULL JAIN COLLEGE BRIEF HISTORY
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 got shifted to its new campus in Meenambakkam in 1954.That was indeed a very unique occasion in which two great educationists, late Dr.S.Radhakrishnan(the then Vice-President of India) and late Dr.A.Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar the then Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras graced with their presence. The Former laying the foundation stone and the latter presiding over the function.
The College celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1977 and the Golden Jubilee in 2002.Come June 2012 it will be into the Diamond Jubilee Year Celebrations. The College which started as a college for men was upgraded into a Co-educational institution in 2003.Today it is a frontline top ranking Research and Post Graduate institution. There are three Research Departments –Physics, Mathematics, Economics and Post Graduate Courses in Commerce, Chemistry, Physics, Economics and Mathematics and basic Graduate courses in eight major fields of study.

The College also has Shift-II that provides instructions in thirteen Under Graduate Courses and one Post Graduate Course.

The college is ideally located in a sprawling landscape of 40 acres.
The college has more than 100 spacious, well furnished rooms.It has a well-equipped computer center with 300 terminals, a Microprocessor and a Digital lab.
The Visual Communication department boasts of a Painting & Graphic design theatre, Photo lab, Photography and Video Graph floors, Edit suite and Recording Theatre.
The College has a well-stocked computerized library with large collection of books, periodicals and magazines.
250 KVA Generator is connected to the entire campus to overcome the power crisis.
State-of-the-Art Conference Hall was provided to conduct council meetings, Departmental meetings, etc.
A well-equipped Seminar Hall which can accommodate nearly 250 persons is provided to conduct seminars and functions. It is a real master piece.
For the Physically challenged students Ramp & Lift is provided in the Main Building.
There is a well-planned recreation lounge for the girl students.
A hygienic canteen & Cafeteria is provided to cater to the nutritious needs of the students and staff.
A well maintained cricket ground and Tennis court is available for students to develop their sports activities.
Shri Mahaveer Gyan Bhavan is the crown jewel of the college. It has a spacious prayer hall which can accommodate nearly 1000 students.
To cater the needs of the students a stationery shop and photo copying unit functions on the campus.
The whole campus is surveyed by CCTV cameras.

 

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Area MEENAMBAKKAM,
CityChennai

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