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.

Dept. of Philosophy

Department of Philosophy

Welcome to the Department of Philosophy at Agurchand Manmull Jain College, where we dive deep into the big questions about life and existence. Our goal is to inspire critical thinking and explore the profound ideas that have shaped human understanding.

Programmes Offered


Our vision is to foster a vibrant learning culture in students, cultivating a deep appreciation for the Sanskrit language. We aim to empower students with strong Sanskrit speaking skills, fostering cross-cultural communication and enriching their understanding of the language's historical and cultural significance.


The mission of the department is threefold: to impart comprehensive knowledge in Sanskrit, encourage students to pursue higher education, and provide quality teachings that instill the values of life.


Dr. E.M. Prasannakumar- Asst.Prof. & HOD
M.A., Ph.D., NET.
M.A., M.Phil., SLET.

Dr. S. Manikandan
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., SLET.

Asst. Prof. & HOD

Dr. E. M. Prasannakumar
M.A., Ph.D., NET

Assoc. Prof.

Ms. K. Sumithra
M.A., M.Phil., SLET.

Assoc. Prof.

Key Highlights

Deep Thinking

In our department, we encourage students to think deeply and question the fundamental aspects of life.

Rich Traditions

Students get to explore various philosophical traditions, from ancient to modern, Eastern to Western, understanding the diverse ways people have thought about life.

Ethical Decision-Making

We focus on ethical reasoning, helping students navigate ethical challenges and make thoughtful decisions.

Thinking Skills

Our curriculum emphasizes critical thinking and logical skills, preparing students to analyze philosophical texts and real-life situations.

Practical Philosophy

Philosophy isn't just theoretical; we encourage students to apply philosophical ideas to real-world problems, making philosophy relevant to everyday life.

Expert Guidance

Our dedicated faculty, knowledgeable in different areas of philosophy, guide students through engaging discussions and provide insights into various branches of philosophy.

Join us in the Department of Philosophy for an exciting journey of thinking, questioning, and exploring the profound ideas that shape our understanding of the world.

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