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Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women


Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women

Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women
Motto Seek and you shall find
Established 1987
Type Public
Chancellor T.S.K Meenakshi Sundaram
Vice-Chancellor Sheela Ramachandran
Location Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Campus Urban
Affiliations UGC

Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, sometimes referred to as Avinashilingam University, is a women only Deemed University located at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.


  • History 1
  • Academics 2
  • Faculties 3
  • External links 4


Avinashilingam University was a part of University of Madras until it was separated in June 1987. It is now the largest institution in the country for imparting home science education.


Since 1989 the university has offered two majors and two ancillaries for the undergraduate degree courses. The academic year is divided into two semesters, each semester having a minimum of 100 working days.


The institute has seven faculties, each functioning under a dean.

  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Social Science
  • Faculty of Home Science
  • Faculty of Arts & Humanities
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Management Studies
  • Faculty of Community Education and Entrepreneurship Development
  • Faculty of Engineering

External links

  • Official website

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