D.K.M College For Women


Vellore - 1

Affiliated To Thiruvalluvar University

Accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade with a CGPA of 3.22 out of 4 in the 4th Cycle

Admission Help Line Numbers

Aided - 0416-2903691 / 7010308218
Unaided - 94433 41270 / 9489537911



College Profile

Dhanabhagiyam Krishnasamy Mudaliar College for Women (Autonomous), Vellore-1 established in the year 1972 is a pioneer institution in providing quality and need based education for fifty glorious years now.  The institution was founded by Amarar Vellore Vallal N.Krishnasamy Mudaliar, a noble soul whose life mission was the upliftment and empowerment of the downtrodden and socially backward women. The laudable vision of the founder was concretized through the foundation of the NKM Trust, which manages the various educational institutions in its ambit.

Under the able guidance and leadership of Dr.Thiru.T.Sivakumar M.A., President and Thiru.D.Maninathan B.E., Secretary who proved worthy of the mantle inherited, the college has prospered and touch the milestone of 50 golden years of service in the field of Higher Education.

At present DKM College for Women offers 19 UG courses (5 Aided, 14 Unaided), 12 PG Courses (Unaided), 10 M.Phil Courses 10 M.Phil Coursecs ( Full time and Part time) and 14 Ph.D., courses ( Full time and Part time). The college has a longstanding tradition of academic excellence and this is sustained by the advanced facilities available in the campus. The college got autonomous status in 2006-2007. The college has been reaccredited by UGC-NAAC in 2016. As a compliment for the excellent academic atmosphere prevalent in the college, the UGC has given autonomy extension for the next six years (till 2020).



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  •  To create and promote holistic and integrated development in rural women by imparting quality higher education.
  • The vision stated above is translated into action through the following Mission statements.



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  • To enable students to achieve academic excellence through efficient teaching, meticulous learning and systematic evaluation.
  • To enable students through relevant programmes and practices emerge as economically independent, personally upright, morally sound, culturally refined, spiritually aware and rich, socially responsible, nationally conscious, worldly wise, willing to transform and engender meaningful social transformation.


Quality Policy

We, at DKM College for Women (Autonomous) shall strive to imbibe in the Stakeholder the values of “Knowledge, Spirit of Love and Service” through consistent delivery of Quality Education, Upgradation, Commitment and Team work.


The college has been excelling in the field of higher education for the past 50 years.


[tr][th]Establishment of the college[/th] [th]1972[/th][/tr]

[tr][td]Obtained 12B & 2f from UGC[/td] [td]1986[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC [/td] [td]2002[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]UGC approval for the grant of Autonomous status[/td] [td]2006[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Re-accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC[/td] [td]2009[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Re-accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC[/td] [td]2016[/td][/tr]


Course offered

Aided courses

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  • B.A. History
  • B.Sc. Mathematics
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Zoology
  • B.Com.


Unaided courses


[tr][th]UG[/th] [th]PG[/th] [th]M.Phil[/th] [th]Ph.D[/th][/tr]

[tr][td]English[/td] [td]Bio Chemistry[/td] [td]Bio-Chemistry[/td] [td]Chemistry [/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Biochemistry[/td] [td]Bio Technology[/td] [td]Bio-Technology[/td] [td]Commerce [/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Micro Biology[/td] [td]Applied Microbiology[/td] [td]Chemistry [/td] [td]History [/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Nutrition, Food Service Management & Dietetics[/td] [td]Food & Nutrition[/td] [td]Commerce [/td] [td]Mathematics [/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Computer Science[/td] [td]Computer Science[/td] [td]Computer Science[/td] [td]Zoology [/td][/tr]

[tr][td]B.Sc. ISM[/td] [td]Chemistry[/td] [td]English[/td] [td]Microbiology [/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Bio Technology[/td] [td]M.Com. [/td] [td]Foods & Nutrition[/td] [td]Economics [/td][/tr]

[tr][td]B.C.A. [/td] [td]M.A. HRM[/td] [td]Mathematics [/td] [td]English[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]B.Com.[/td] [td]Mathematics[/td] [td]Management studies [/td] [td]Biochemistry[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]B.B.A.[/td] [td]English[/td] [td]Microbiology [/td] [td]Food and Nutrition[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Psychology[/td] [td]History[/td] [td][/td] [td]Tamil[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Tamil[/td] [td]Zoology[/td] [td][/td] [td][/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Mathematics[/td] [td][/td] [td][/td] [td][/td][/tr]

[tr][td]B.Com.(CA)[/td] [td][/td] [td][/td] [td][/td][/tr]


Faculty Strength of the College


[tr][th]Aided Stream[/th][/tr]

[tr][td][/td] [td]No. of Faculty[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Sanctioned by Directorate of Collegiate Education[/td] [td]39[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Recruited[/td] [td]37[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Yet to Recruit[/td] [td]02[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Self Financed Stream[/td] [/tr]

[tr][td][/td] [td]No. of Faculty[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Sanctioned by Directorate of Collegiate Education[/td] [td]90[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Recruited[/td] [td]89[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Yet to Recruit[/td] [td]1[/td][/tr]





[tr][td]Total campus area [/td] [td]9.23 acres[/td][/tr]


Our Progress

a) Establishment of IQAC

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established in the year 2004 after the visit of the NAAC peer committee as a post accreditation quality sustenance measure.  It monitors various aspects of the institutional functioning.  The IQAC has been channelizing the efforts and measures of the college towards academic excellence.

[icon icon=”angle-double-right”]  The IQAC is organising the Faculty Development Programme every year for the enhancement of the quality of the teachers.

b) Curriculum 

Courses Introduced

To create awareness about the importance of basic sciences and psychology among the student community the management introduced new courses.

To enable students to take up higher education, M.Phil and Ph.D programmes were also introduced.

New Programmes introduced in the past five years are,


[tr][td]UG[/td] [td]B.Sc. Psychology[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Ph.D[/td] [td]

Commerce, History, Mathematics, Zoology, Economics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, Food and Nutrition, Tamil, Library and Information Science



c) Staff Profile

The management motivates the staff to get qualified either by registering and obtaining their doctoral degree or qualifying the NET/SET examination.


[tr][th]Criteria[/th] [th]No. of Staff[/th][/tr]

[tr][td]Staff with Ph.D.[/td] [td]53[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Staff pursuing Ph.D.[/td] [td]05[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Staff with NET/SLET[/td] [td]41[/td][/tr]


d) Library as learning resource


[tr][th]Category[/th] [th]Particulars[/th][/tr]

[tr][td]Carpet Area[/td] [td]2945 sq.ft[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Books [/td] [td]35,926[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]National Journals[/td] [td]25[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Magazines & Dailies [/td] [td]04[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]E Books[/td] [td]199500+ under N-List[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]E Journals[/td] [td]6,000 under N-List[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]E books through NDL[/td] [td]6,00,000[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Academic CDs / DVDs[/td] [td]351[/td][/tr]


e) Infrastructure


[tr][th]Transport facilities[/th] [th]25 buses[/th][/tr]

[tr][td]Generator[/td] [td]2[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Library [/td] [td]Separate block with  e – resource center[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Language lab[/td] [td]1[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Fire safety[/td] [td]10 (departments)[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Hostel[/td] [td]1[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Playground[/td] [td]1[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Incinerator [/td] [td]1[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Conference hall[/td] [td]1[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Canteen [/td] [td]1[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Mini Conference hall[/td] [td]3[/td][/tr]

[tr][td]Rest rooms[/td] [td]Adequate to accommodate 2500 students [/td][/tr]


f) Student Support Services

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    • Government Scholarship (SC/ST/BC/OBC)
    • Farmers scholarship
    • Railways scholarship
    • Police department scholarship
    • Loan scholarship
    • Management scholarships
        • [icon icon=”angle-double-right”] Rank holders
        • [icon icon=”angle-double-right”] Rank produced Department
        [icon icon=”angle-double-right”] Department produced 100% results
    • Endowment Awards
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        [icon icon=”angle-double-right”] Proficiency prizes
    • Awards for excellence in Sports
    • Constitution of Anti-Ragging Committee
    • Constitution of student welfare committee
    • Constitution of Grievance Redressal cell for student
    • Career Guidance and Placement Cell
    • Prevention of Sexual Harassment
    • Professional Ethics and Code of Conduct / Vigilant Committee
    • Women Development Cell
    • Health Development Committee
    • Equal Opportunity Cell
    • Yoga to maintain excellent life


g) Staff Welfare Measures
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  • Incentive / Awards for publishing papers and books.
  • Increment on salary for conferment of Ph.D. degree.
  • Permission and O.D. permitted to attend conferences.
  • Fully paid Maternity leave.