The JMJ college was established on 1 st July 1963, a catholic Christian minority institution to impart higher Education for rural women and for a long time the only women college in Tenali town of Guntur District of A.P. It was set up by the congregation of the sisters of the society of Jesus, Mary and Joseph and registered under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860.The college was started on 1.7.1963 and located at Municipal Girl's School with 75 PUC students of Arts and Science The JMJ sisters occupied the land which is located 3K.M away from Tenali town on the high way Tenali- Guntur route near Angalakuduru village. The foundation stone was laid for the first wing of the college in Dec. 1963 by Mother Marie-de- Montfort Superior General of the Society. In the year 1964, B.A. class was started with 12 students and in 1965 permission was given to commerce B.Sc. with 24 students. The Hostel with 30 students formed as part of the sister's quarters which was located in a rented building in the town. In July 1965, the college was shifted to the permanent site. Classes were conducted partially in the temporary sheds and in the one wing of the main building. On May 17 th 1966, Sri A. Balaram Reddy Minister for Education A.P laid the foundation stone for the second wing. In the year 1969, a two-year Intermediate course was introduced in Science and arts in both media. Ever since the strength of the college began to increase. In the year 1971 the college was accorded permanent affiliation and B.Com course was introduced. Home science was introduced in the intermediate course in the 1973. In the year 1976 the affiliation was shifted from Andhra University to Nagarjuna University . From the year 1965 college was recognized by the U.G.C. In the year 1982 General Inspection committee headed by Prof. D. Bhaskar Reddy V.C. of Nagarjuna University adjudged the college as one of the best colleges in the University. In the same year COSSIP and COHSSIP were introduced.
Awards & Rankings
- Best Women's College award by Acharya Nagarjuna University