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AMJC

Agurchand Manmull Jain College

(A Unit of Sri. S. S. Jain Educational Society)(Affiliated to the University of Madras)
Meenambakkam, Chennai – 600 061.

Agurchand Manmull Jain College

(A Unit of Sri. S. S. Jain Educational Society)
(Affiliated to the University of Madras)
Meenambakkam, Chennai – 600 061.

1937

Formation of Sri S. S. Jain Educational Society

1952

His Excellency Sri. Prakasa, the then Governor of Madras, formally inaugurated the college. The college had a humble beginning in Jain Boarding Home, T.Nagar Chennai.

1954

The college with its First Grade Status shifted to its permanent building in Meenambakkam. The foundation stone of the Main building at Meenambakkam was laid by Dr. Sri. S. Radhakrishnan, the then Vice-President of India, while Sri. A. Lakshmanasamy Mudaliar, Vice Chancellor of the Madras University, presided over the function.

1958

Hostel was opened in the college campus with 100 inmates.

1962

Foundation stone of Shri. B.M Kumbhat Memorial Block was laid by Shri. A. Lakshmanasamy Mudaliar, Vice Chancellor, University of Madras. Foundation stone of Shri. Somasundara Reddiar Hostel was laid by Hon. Shri K. Kamraj, Chief Minister of Madras.

1964

Shri. B.M. Kumbhat Memorial Block was opened by Shri. Ghanshyamdas Birla.

1969

Shift System was introduced in the College.

1970

N. S. S unit of the College started functioning.

1971

The shift system was rechristened as Evening College. The first Post Graduate courses – M.Com and M.Sc. Mathematics came into being.

1975

The institution became a full-fledged Under Graduate and Post Graduate College.

1976

Library block was opened by His Excellency Shri. Mohanlal Sukhadia, Governor of Tamilnadu.

1977

Silver Jubilee of A.M. Jain College celebrated. Silver Jubilee celebrations were inaugurated by His Excellency Shri Mohanlal Sukhadia, Governor of Tamilnadu.

1982

Upgraded to a Research Institute.

1983

Bhagwan Mahaveer Gyan Bhavan was opened by His Excellency Sardar Gyani Zail Singh, President of India.

1986

Inauguration of Mohanmull Chordia Jain Industrial Training Centre by His Excellency Sri. R. Venkatraman,Vice President of India.

1992

The Main Building was converted into a square shape

2000

Computer Centre was started with 50 Computers.

2012

Diamond Jubilee Year. Foundation stone for the Construction of the School Main Block (1,07,100 sq.ft.) was laid by Sri. Parasmullji Chordia.Padma Shri. Mohanmullji Chordia Book Bank Scheme was launched to benefit deserving students. Further paver road for an area of 14800 sq.ft. laid in the College.Main Entrance Arch with Security Room made available. Computer lab was fully revamped with 6 labs and new interiors having 370 Computers with high-end servers and printers with online UPS of 174.5 KVA to augment the needs of the increasing strength of the College.

2013

Bhagwan Mahaveer Gyan Bhawan Auditorium was renovated with Air conditioners, a Projector, a Green Room and an additional staircase.Visual Communication Lab with an Editing Studio, Drawing Studio, Shooting Floor, and Dubbing Station was made available in the basement of the Gyan Bhavan. (12330 sq.ft.) Remodeling of Old Library on the First Floor into 4 Class rooms and 1 Staff Room (6300 sq.ft.)

2014

New State-of-the-Art Visual Communication Block was inaugurated on Founders Day and the Foundation Stone was laid for the Girls Hostel Ground and First Floor (8480 sq.ft.) and Indoor Stadium (11250 sq.ft.).Old renovated to Annex Block (34890 sq.ft.) with 24 Classrooms, 7 Staff Rooms, with Electronics and Communication Lab, Drawing Lab, IDD Lab, Textile Lab, Printing and Dyeing, and Micro Processor Lab. Hostel Ground. NAAC Reacredited.

2016

Solar Panels were installed on the Roof of the Main Block to supplement the power supply. The Renovated Boys Hostel on Campus became functional in June 2016. It can accommodate 150 Boys. Construction of II Floor in Annex Building (14380 sq.ft.) with 10 Classrooms, 2 Staff Rooms and 1 Seminar Hall. Administrative Block in School constructed (17520 sq.ft.) with Secretary room, Conference Hall, Principal Room, Reception, Office Room, Store Rooms on Ground Floor, 6 Class Rooms and 1 Staff Room each on First and Second Floor. Construction of 2 ITI Blocks (21480 sq.ft.) A-Block housing the Principal’s Room, Office Room, 4 Labs, on the Ground Floor & 4 Class Rooms, 1 Lab, 1 Library, Audio Visual and Placement Cell on the mezzanine floor. B-Block housing 2 Labs on the Ground Floor, 2 Classrooms, a Tool Room, a Store Room, and an Exam Room on the mezzanine Floor. Certified by AGQR with ISO 9001: 2008

2017

Remodeling, and designing of the existing Industrial Training Centre for Kinder Garden Students. Pre-KGBlock (4370 sq.ft.) with 6 classrooms. LKG Block (8630 sq.ft.) with 7 classrooms, Audio Visual Room, Staff Room, and UKG Block with 12 classrooms was constructed. School Playgrounds were established, a Compound Wall was constructed, and Food court was made available. Construction of New Block behind the Kumbhat Block was started (77694 sq.ft.) on Ground, First and Second Floors. 54 Classrooms with 9 staff rooms and restrooms were made available. SEED (Students Empowerment and Entrepreneurship Development Cell) was inaugurated and two outlets were opened. KSHEERA SAGAR – an Aavind Franchise and PUSTAK BHARTI – the Stationery Shop.

2018

Ladies Hostel II Floor (4240 sq. ft) with 9 rooms was constructed. Renovation and Extension of Food Court (8524 sq.ft.).Inauguration of A.M. Jain Health Centre.

2019

Ladies Hostel III Floor & Terrace (8480 sq.ft.) on the Hall to be used as indoor sports as well as recreation are for the inmates development was made available.The III Floor and terrace of Ladies Hostel (8480 sq.ft.) were transformed into a dedicated space for indoor sports and recreation, fostering holistic development for the inmates. NAAC Reaccredited.Inauguration of Agurchand Manmull Jain Literacy Program – as a CSR activity to train the local uneducated elders by the students of the College. Inauguration of Agurchand Manmull Jain Sports Academy to train College and school Students in overall development in Sports.