(Last Updated on : 29-11-2013)
Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College was highly inspired by the philosophy, literature and culture of the Hindus. In fact its founders have developed deep attachment towards Hindu religion and thought, pronouncing "Vaishnavism" as their philosophy. It underwent a modest beginning as an undergraduate college in 1964, with Adhyapaka rattan T. Totadri Iyengar as its first Principal. During that time, the college had only four hundred 'PUC students' and 24 students pursuing B.Sc in Mathematics. It has developed into a multidisciplinary centre of learning. In order to impart educational opportunities to those in service, Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav college started evening courses in 1971 and also distance learning programmes of IGNOU in 1992. Presently the college is one of the most reputed educational institutions in Chennai. The college is affiliated to University of Madras.
Located at "Gokulbagh", 833, E.V.R. Periyar Highroad, Arumbakkam,Chennai-600106 , Tamil Nadu, Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College offers Aided Courses both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These include-- B.A. in Economics, M.A in Social work, B.Com, M.A in Economics, B.Com in Corporate secretaryship, M.Com, B.Sc in Mathematics (man), M.Sc in Mathematics, B.Sc in Mathematics (mpc), M.Sc in Chemistry, B.Sc in Physics, M.C.A, B.Sc in Chemistry, B.Sc in Botany. Unaided courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels include-- B.A in Economics, M.B.A, B.Com, M.A. in Corporate secretaryship, B.Com in Corporate secretaryship, M.A. in Business economics, B.B.A, M.Com, B.B.M, M.Sc in Physics, B.L.M, M.Sc in Biotechnology, B.Sc in Mathematics, M.Sc in Applied Microbiology, B.Sc in Physics, M.Sc in Biochemistry, B.Sc in Biochemistry, M.Sc in Computer science, B.Sc in Computer Science, M.Sc in Information technology, B.Sc in Visual Communication, M.Sc in applicable Mathematics, B.C.A, M.C.A. Various departments that offer aided courses are-Tamil, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Telugu, Economics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Mathematics, Commerce, Corporate Secretaryship, Computer Science, Social Work, Physical Education, Library. Departments like-Tamil, English, Hindi, Sanskrit, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Visual Communication, Computer Science, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Commerce, Corporate Secretaryship, Business Administration, Banking Management, Physical Education. The college offers unaided courses too.