About College


Mahalashmi Women's College of Arts & Science, affiliated to University of Madras is a premier self financing educationala institution established in the year 1998, located at Avadi.
The College affords around 1500 Students with 9 undergraduate courses staffed by a team of 50 Teaching faculty Members.
The college has a varied extension activities to train the students to discover their forte and create awareness in social Issues.
The ideal timing of the college is rescheduled with double shift from 8am – 1.15pm and 1.30 pm – 5.30pm.
In addition to the existing courses, 5 new UG & PG Courses is to be added on in Shift-I and 3 new courses in Shift-II.


Mr.Kunjithapatham – Our Chairman

Our honourable Chairman Thiru. S. Kunchithapatham is one of the pioneers in the field of education . Being a philanthropist, he has established Mahalashmi Kunjithapatham educational trust in the year 1997 to promote quality education to the women of rural area. He realized the need for higher education and considered higher education as an important device to bring about positive changes in society. He has endeavoured to establish an educational institution in rural background to offer the very best education to women students. As an administrator, he has provided vibrant infrastructure facilities with creative and resourceful environment to the young students.


Mrs.Mahalashmi Kunjithapatham – Our Trustee

Mrs.Mahalashmi, wife of Mr.S.Kunjithapatham is one of the trustees of our college. She is the symbol of motherly love and care. She donated her asset 17 acres of land to establish a college in the outskirts of Chennai. Today, our college shelters more than 1500 students and it prospers every year.

Mr. C.V. Harikrishnan – Committee Member

One of the committee members who extends his administrative and technical support to our management. His interest in providing higher education to rural students is the initial impetus for his support to us. He is generous enough to take greater care of the college for its significant growth. He owns a foundry which is successfully run for 5 generation, for nearly 125 years. He is an industrious man who is definitely a source of an inspiration.


Mr. S.K. Thirukumaran – Our Managing Director

Our Managing Director Mr. S.K. Thirukumaran is a multifaceted personality who believes in success through hardwork. His motive is to ignite young minds with the values for life . His professional excellence helps us to move towards perfection. Keeping with the inspiration of the Founder, our Managing Director continues to provide an education of excellence with relevance for the transformation of society. His aim is to develop right attitudes towards life with appropriate skills and high competence among the women students. He has wide travel experience. He has visited several countries including Japan to study their educational systems.


Mr. S.K. SenthilKumar – Our Managing Director

Mr. S.K. Senthil Kumar is one of the Trustees, a modest person who provides professional support for the development of our college. He promotes good career development opportunities for students through sports activities. His encouragement of sports is exemplary, and resulted in the building up of superb sports infrastructure in the college campus. The cricket pitch and ground in the campus as well as the tennis court he has set up, are sought after by sportsmen in general, apart from the students on campus. In a word, Our Managing director coordinates and directs the mission of our college through extracurricular activities.

Dr. C. Ananthanarayanan – Dean

Our Dean Dr. C. Ananthanarayanan, M.Sc., Ph.D., is a scholarly academician who extends his support for the college. He is a guide and a well wisher who facilitates and communicates the goals of our college to the management. His Meticulous effort taken for the development of the college is tremendo.

Dr.Mrs.N.Bhuma– Our Principal

We are fortunate to have Dr.Mrs.N.BHUMA M.Com.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,MBA.,Ph.D., as our Principal Who strives hard for the upliftment of women students. She has the enduring involvement to empower women at every step. She has a strong academic and administrative background with more than 30 years of experience. She has presented papers in national as well as international conferences and guided research scholars. She is flexible enough to take constructive decisions for the development of our college and students’ career. Our dynamic principal is a committed leader of skillful teamwork. The mastermind of our college is known for strong and effective communication. She also promotes students’ talents by encouraging cultural events in our campus. Our Principal strives for academic excellence of the college and for the personality development of the students. She continues to inspire many young minds by fostering the holistic development of the students’ personality.