A. M. Jain College

A. M. Jain College - AMJC - Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

Established Date - 1952   |   Accredited By - UGC, NAAC  
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About A. M. Jain College - AMJC
  • Agurchand Manmull Jain College is a 64-year-old Jain Minority Institution committed to the principles of Sathya, Dharma and Ahimsa.

  • The College was established in 1952 through the Sri. S. S. Jain Educational Society, Chennai, in the immediate proximity of the Meenambakkam Railway Station and the National Highway.

  • Since its humble beginnings, the Institution has been striving to give concrete shape to the Founder and Chief Donor Padma Shri Mohanmullji Chordia’s vision of providing top class quality higher education to the under-privileged sections of the society in particular, and moulding the character and career of the young.

  • With a view to cater to diverse job-oriented higher educational needs of different sections of the student community, the College is offering two streams of learning for both boys and girls – one in the morning (8.30
    a.m. to 1.30 p.m.) and the other in the afternoon (12.40 p.m. to 6.40 p.m.). Today there are about 5500 students in the two shifts put together. Satisfied with its working, the National Assessment and Accreditation
    Council reaccredited the Institution in 2014.

  • The Institution added yet another feather in 2016 - ISO 9001:
    2008 Certification.

  • The Institution, affiliated to the University of Madras, has adopted the University curricula and methods of evaluation as of now.

  • In 1952 the Agurchand Manmull Jain College was established by the magnanimity and munificence of Padmasri Mohanmulji Chordia through the Sri.S.S.Jain Educational Society, at the Inspiration of her Holiness Shri.Sayar Kanwarji Maharaj.

  • Shri.Sri Prakasa,the then Governor of Madras Presidency, performed the auspicious task of inauguration on the 25th of June 1952 at the Jain Boarding Home Premises in Madley Road,T.Nagar.

  • The College got shifted to its new campus in Meenambakkam in 1954.

  • That was indeed a very unique occasion in which two great educationists, late Dr.S.Radhakrishnan(the then Vice-President of India) and late Dr.A.Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar the then Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras graced with their presence.

  • The Former laying the foundation stone and the latter presiding over the function.

  • The College celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1977 and the Golden Jubilee in 2002.

  • In June 2012 it celebrated its Diamond Jubilee .

  • The College which started as a college for men was upgraded into a Co-educational institution in 2003.

  • Today it is a frontline top ranking Research and Post Graduate institution.

  • There are three Research Departments –Physics, Mathematics, Economics and Post Graduate Courses in Commerce, Chemistry, Physics, Economics and Mathematics and basic Graduate courses in eight major fields of study.

  • The College also has Shift-II that provides instructions in thirteen Under Graduate Courses and one Post Graduate Course.


₹ 3.5 Lakh Average Salary

Facilities Available

Math Lab
Math Lab
Boys Hostel
Boys Hostel
Comp. Lab
Comp. Lab
Convo. Hall
Convo. Hall

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AMJC Vision and Mission

To provide quality and affordable education to the students of all communities in general and the Jain community in particular. To aim not only at academic excellence but also to create the right atmosphere that will enable students to realize their potentials and develop the necessary life altering skills to be successful in life. To inculcate in the minds of the students the spirit of ...

Awards & Rankings

SportsAchievements : Our College secured winners among the 23 teams participated in the Madras University B Zone Badminton Tournament. Our College team secured Runner's Up among the 12 teams that participated in the Madras University B Zone tournaments and participated in the Inter Zonal Tournament. Shri R.Veeramani of III B.A. Economics and Shri D. Mathiazhagan of II B.A. Economics ...

Contact Details of AMJC

Meenambakkam, Chennai-600114, Tamil Nadu, India