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 - 9488600147 / 9688510584
Unaided - 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).



  •  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.


  • 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.

Establishment of the college1972
Obtained 12B & 2f from UGC1986
Accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC 2002
UGC approval for the grant of Autonomous status2006
Re-accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC2009
Re-accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC2016

Course offered

Aided courses

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

Unaided courses

EnglishBio ChemistryBio-ChemistryChemistry
BiochemistryBio TechnologyBio-TechnologyCommerce
Micro BiologyApplied MicrobiologyChemistry History
Nutrition, Food Service Management & DieteticsFood & NutritionCommerce Mathematics
Computer ScienceComputer ScienceComputer ScienceZoology
B.Sc. ISMChemistryEnglishMicrobiology
Bio TechnologyM.Com. Foods & NutritionEconomics
B.C.A. M.A. HRMMathematics English
B.Com.MathematicsManagement studies Biochemistry
B.B.A.EnglishMicrobiology Food and Nutrition

Faculty Strength of the College

Aided Stream
No. of Faculty
Sanctioned by Directorate of Collegiate Education39
Yet to Recruit02
Self Financed Stream
No. of Faculty
Sanctioned by Directorate of Collegiate Education90
Yet to Recruit1



Total campus area 9.23 acres

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.

  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,

UGB.Sc. Psychology

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.

CriteriaNo. of Staff
Staff with Ph.D.53
Staff pursuing Ph.D.05
Staff with NET/SLET41

d) Library as learning resource

Carpet Area2945 sq.ft
Books 35,926
National Journals25
Magazines & Dailies 04
E Books199500+ under N-List
E Journals6,000 under N-List
E books through NDL6,00,000
Academic CDs / DVDs351

e) Infrastructure

Transport facilities25 buses
Library Separate block with  e – resource center
Language lab1
Fire safety10 (departments)
Incinerator 1
Conference hall1
Canteen 1
Mini Conference hall3
Rest roomsAdequate to accommodate 2500 students

f) Student Support Services

    • Government Scholarship (SC/ST/BC/OBC)
    • Farmers scholarship
    • Railways scholarship
    • Police department scholarship
    • Loan scholarship
    • Management scholarships
        • Rank holders
        • Rank produced Department
        Department produced 100% results
    • Endowment Awards
        • Rank holders
        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

  • 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.