The Founder of Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science,(Late) Sri. D.N.Chinnasamy was an Agriculturist, by birth. He developed into an industrialist in Dharampuri. He founded Sri Vijay Vidyalaya Educational Trust in the year 1987. Many educational instutions such as Sri VijayVidyalayaMatriculation Higher Secondary School and Sri Vijay Vidhyashramwere started in Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Hosur. More than 10 institutions SriVijay Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science are functioning under SriVijayVidyalalaEducational Trust. There are more than 25000 students studying in Vijay group of institutions at present. The trust celebrated its silver jubilee on 4th and 5th August 2012.
Our Chairman is Thiru. DNC.Manivannan. He is a leading industrialist, trader,financier and educationist in Dharmapuri. He took his footsteps in higher education by starting Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Education and Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Nursing in the year 2008. He started Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science in July 2009. Under his care the college is becoming a leading institution in the higher education map of Dharmapuri with 14UG, 6PG and 6M.Phil., courses. This year (2013-14) the college has started Ph.D., Programme in Commerce. He is lovable and affectionatetowards more than 2000 students of Sri Vijay Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science and provides all administrative, academic and financial support.
TmtSelviManivannan is the Correspondent of the college. With her 25 Years of experience in education, she is the guiding force to the college looking after all academic matters. Under her learned and able leadership, the college was able to produce one Gold Medal and 8 Ranks in Periyar University April 2012 examination in the first batch of students and made history in the higher education set up of Dharmapuri. Besides, her dynamic counsel has made the College produce 87% in UG and 72% in PG results in that examinations.
The college follows her footsteps in making its stride in higher education of Dharmapuri and Periyar University.
Tiru. P. Shanmugavadivel, B.E., MBA., is the Secretary of the college. As he is acting as a bridge between the management and the college he is also called the Administrative Officer. He helps the college in its day to day administration.
Dr. S. Shanmugasundaram M.Com., Ph.D., is the Principal of the College. His 45 years of experience in higher education has helped the college develop its academic profile. He is the source of all round development of the students.
The college has done excellently well academically. In the first batch itself presented for Periyar University examinations in April/May 2012, out of 238 students 207 students have come out successfully with their own degrees. This works out to 87% overall pass in all the 5 Under Graduate courses. Similarly out of 105 students presented 76 passed their degrees in PG courses producing an overall result of 72%. This includes a gold medal bagged by S.Murugammal of M.Sc Chemistry and 7 Ranks.
The College is taking all efforts to equip the teachers, aptitude as well as subject wise. Every year begins with an orientation course exclusively for teachers.
Experts will be invited to deliver guest teachers to students. The great example of such persons who were invited during 2012 – 2013 was Dr.K.Gnanasambandham, Great Tamil humorous speaker who gave sweetening lecture to our students in which the teachers were also benefited. Similarly motivation programmes to students are the usual feature in the college.
The college has a library with 2596 titles and 5920 copies of books. 12 journals are being subscribed. The College also allows our students to participate in competitions conducted by other institutions and associations. In every competition there used to be at least a prize for our college. So far there are about 162 winners in such competitions winning over Rs. 1 lakh cash awards and trophies..
The college has a well laid out playground where all the games are played. In the match played in Dec 2012 SVV bagged the I and III prizes of gold and bronze medals in the Inter Colligate Takewanda Competition of Periyar University and represented P.U in All India University Tournament at Chandigarh.
Besides the college has a few clubs. The Red Ribbon Club of the college in which about 300 students donated their blood is an example.
The College has various associations such as Commerce Association, Computer Science Association and Tamil Mandram. Each Association Conducted its own subject competition for Founder's day along with 14 general competitions. In all there were 155, I prizes 155 Second Prizes and 110, III prizes Founder's Day was celebrated on 18.02.2012 in memory of (Late) ThiruD.N.Chinnasamy, Founder of Sri Vijay Vidyalaya Educational Trust. This Trust celebrated its silver jubilee on 4th and 5th August 2012 in a grand style in which there were more than 25,000 audience including more than 20,000 students of all schools and colleges.
As most of the input students come from rural areas who completed plus two in Tamil Medium classes in Govt. Schools, a separate class in spoken English is being arranged for the present I year students every Saturday.
The college is discharging its Social Responsibility also by conducting programmes, providing awareness to Govt. Plus two students about various options of higher studies available to them and that lack of nothing is a constraint. This programme is jointly organized by our college and rotary club of Dharmapuri.
Similarly the college is participating in the Campus Recruitment Drives conducted by Periyar University at Hosur and Uthangarai. In the Hosur Drive we sent 33 students in the I batch and 50 Students in the Second batch. In the camp at Uthangarai we sent 58 students, 7 of them got selected by TCS standing second next only to the host institution.Periyar University is kind enough in sanctioning a Campus Recruitment Centre for our college in Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri Districts. On 06.02.2013 Bllue Lotus, Chennai, conducted a Campus Interview here 107 students from colleges in and around Dharmapuri a few from Chennai and one from Anna University Coimbatore participated. 3 were finally selected out of whom our college found 1 place. We are conducting coaching classes for Campus Recruitment on Sundays.
In the year 2012 – 2013 there were 109 students, appointed through selection in campus Interviews.
Thus the college is striving to provide opportunity for the all-round development of the students in making them great citizens. The college injects in them a sense of discipline, makes them courageous leading to Excellence in education
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