Avvaiyar Government College For Women - AGCW Puducherry

AGCW Puducherry - Puducherry (Pondicherry)

  • Acad. Zone
  • Canteen
  • Comp. Lab
  • Lib
  • Medical Fac.
  • Cls. Room
  • Placement
  • Resid. Institue
  • Resid. std
  • Resid. Fac.
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Avvaiyar Government College For Women - AGCW Puducherry - AGCW

The year 1972 saw a sea change in Karaikal in the field of women's education with starting of Avvaiyar Government College for Women by the Government of Puducherry under Affiliation of Madras University. This college was started in 1972-73 with Arts & Science Courses at Pre-University level. Later to quench the thirst of girls students for knowledge, B.A. History was started during 1973-74 and B.A English Literature during 1976-77. Since the girl students evinced keen interest to learn Science subjects, the Government started B.Sc., Botany in 1977-78, B.Sc., Mathematics in 1978-79, B.Sc., Chemistry in 1980 -81 and B.Sc., Physics in 1985-86.As the demand of Commerce studies increased, B.Com. was started during the year 1984-85. Later in the year 1995-96 B.Sc. Home science was started followed by B.Sc. Computer Science in the year 1998-99. This year B.Com Corporate secretaryship has been started after a continuous demand by the students of Karaikal region. In recognition of the dedicated service rendered by this institution to the society and to the development of women's education, the Government of Puducherry started Post-graduate programs in M.A. English, M.Sc., Plant Science and M.A. History. Avvaiyar Government College for Women, Karaikal entered a new era completing 25 years of glorious service in the year 1996-97 by imparting its service in the field of women's education. Still it is rededicating itself to the overall progress and development of women's education in Karaikal region.

Overview Courses

Pass percentage 78%
Percentage students passed first class 45%
Percentage students passed with distinction 24%
Total faculty 45
Eligibility For Transfer None
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Overview Campus

Area 3 Acres
Built up area 12141 Acres
Classrooms 45
Sport Grounds 2
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Overview Placement

Avvaiyar Government College For Women provides placement assistance to all its students. The dedicated placement cell regularly conducts grooming sessions of the students in areas like soft skills, interview facing skills, behavioral skills hereby making them industry-fit. In the recent years the college has witnessed some well known recruitment companies walking-in and being invited for campus placements.

Average Salary 3.5 lacs
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