Sri Vallabhacharya Vidya Sabha, the prominent managing body of D.G Vaishnav College, in its silver jubilee year, collaborated with Dewan Bahadur M. O. Parthasarathy Iyengar Charities for the establishment of this women’s college in 1992, a dream realisation and the result of the determination and sustained efforts of the two trusts. Both these organisations have eminent industrialists, administrators and people committed to the cause of women’s education.
Since its inception, the college has been committed to attracting and supporting top calibre women students providing them the right arenas for higher education. From a humble beginning with 3 courses in under graduation (B.Com, B.B.A. & B.Sc. Maths), the college today has over 15 UG & 7 PG courses plus a dedicated Research programme in the Department of Commerce. The college, affiliated to the University of Madras, has strength of 3,030 students. The college was reaccredited in 2016 by The National Assessment & Accreditation Council with an ‘A’ grade and a 3.56 CGPA on a 4 point scale.
M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women also has the distinction of being one of the youngest colleges in the country to have been granted autonomy by the University Grants Commission and the University of Madras.
To evolve into an University of International Repute
To provide a unique learning experience which will enable the students to realize their innate potential and mould their overall personality
1992 to 2001
- MOP Vaishnav College for Women was established.
- Initiation of Extra-curricular activities and launched the College Journal for every department.
- Special professional certificate courses were introduced in line with market expectations for students with focus on employment post the course.
- Launch of The Entrepreneurial Development Cell.
- Introduction of a one-month Internship programme for all the UG and PG course.
2002 to 2011
- Grant of permanent affiliation by University of Madras.
- The college was the first and only unaided Arts and Science College (in the Madras University area) to be accredited with four stars by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.
- MOP was granted autonomy by UGC and University of Madras.
- First ever college in the country to have their own community radio station MOP CRS.
- Initiated Classroom networking through Closed Group Television on campus.
- MOP was re-accredited at the highest “A” Level with the CGPA of 3.51 on a scale of 4.
- Only college to replace a student’s union with a Student Cabinet and 10 Ministries.
2012 to 2017
- M.O.P was re-accredited at the highest “A” Level with the CGPA of 3.56 on a scale of 4.
- In 2016, the college has launched a Centre of Excellence.
- Under the Centre of Excellence, Certificate Programmes, Clubs to pursue hobbies as vocation and International Internships have added value to academic and non academic pursuits.
- M.O.P CRS received a National award in thematic category for the community radio project “kudiyai velvom”- Radio Programme series on Alcohol rehabilitation.
- M.O.P CRS received UNESCO-CEMCA Community radio video challenge award for disaster management.