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.