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).
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 college||1972|
|Obtained 12B & 2f from UGC||1986|
|Accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC||2002|
|UGC approval for the grant of Autonomous status||2006|
|Re-accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC||2009|
|Re-accredited with ‘B’ grade by NAAC||2016|
|Micro Biology||Applied Microbiology||Chemistry||History|
|Nutrition, Food Service Management & Dietetics||Food & Nutrition||Commerce||Mathematics|
|Computer Science||Computer Science||Computer Science||Zoology|
|Bio Technology||M.Com.||Foods & Nutrition||Economics|
|B.B.A.||English||Microbiology||Food and Nutrition|
Faculty Strength of the College
|No. of Faculty|
|Sanctioned by Directorate of Collegiate Education||39|
|Yet to Recruit||02|
|Self Financed Stream|
|No. of Faculty|
|Sanctioned by Directorate of Collegiate Education||90|
|Yet to Recruit||1|
|Total campus area||9.23 acres|
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.
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,
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.
|Criteria||No. of Staff|
|Staff with Ph.D.||53|
|Staff pursuing Ph.D.||05|
|Staff with NET/SLET||41|
d) Library as learning resource
|Carpet Area||2945 sq.ft|
|Magazines & Dailies||04|
|E Books||199500+ under N-List|
|E Journals||6,000 under N-List|
|E books through NDL||6,00,000|
|Academic CDs / DVDs||351|
|Transport facilities||25 buses|
|Library||Separate block with e – resource center|
|Fire safety||10 (departments)|
|Mini Conference hall||3|
|Rest rooms||Adequate to accommodate 2500 students|
f) Student Support Services
g) Staff Welfare Measures