Avinashilingam University for Women Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women 


top General Information


Street:Mettupalayam Road


Province:Tamil Nadu

Post Code:641 043

Tel.:+91(422) 244-0241

Fax:+91(422) 243-8786

Email:info_adu@avinuty.ac.in; pro@avinuty.ac.in


Institution Funding



Founded 1957 as Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women. Also known as Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women. Acquired present status as 'Deemed University' and title 1988.

Academic Year

July to April (July-November; December-April)

Admission Requirements

12th year senior secondary/intermediate examination or recognized foreign equivalent

Tuition Fees

National:490-3,000 per semester; Engineering, 39,000 per annum (INR)



Accrediting Agency

University Grants Commission (UGC); National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Premavathy Vijayan

Job title:Vice-Chancellor

Senior Administrative Officer : S. Kowsalya

Job title:Registrar

top Divisions

Faculty : Business Administration

Fields of study:Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Business Computing, Tourism

Faculty : Community Education and Entrepreneurship Development

Fields of study:Communication Arts, Communication Studies, Information Technology, Medical Auxiliaries, Multimedia

Faculty : Education

Fields of study:Education, Physical Education, Special Education

Faculty : Engineering

Fields of study:Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering

Faculty : Home Science

Fields of study:Clothing and Sewing, Food Science, Home Economics, Nutrition, Textile Design

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Economics, English, French, Hindi, Music, Psychology, South and Southeast Asian Languages

Faculty : Science

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Zoology

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Postgraduate Diploma

Master's Degree

Master of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy


Also MBA

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling


Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Health Services

Language Laboratory


Nursery Care

Residential Facilities

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Academic Periodicals


Indian Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics

Journal of Research Highlights

Vignana Chudar (Science Digest in Tamil)

Main Press

Saradalaya Press

Updated on 17-06-2011