National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), National Institutional Ranking Framework(NIRF), Internal Quality Assurance Cell(IQAC)
In 1952 Agurchand Manmull Jain College was established by the magnanimity and munificence of Padma shri Mohanmullji Chordia through the Sri. S. S. Jain Educational Society, at the Inspiration of her Holiness Shri. Sayar Kanwarji Maharaj. Shri. Sri Prakasa,the then Governor of Madras Presidency, performed the auspicious task of inauguration on the 25th of June 1952 at the Jain Boarding Home premises in Madley Road,T.Nagar, chennai. The College got shifted to its new campus in Meenambakkam in 1954.That was indeed a very unique occasion in which two great educationalists, late Dr. S. Radhakrishnan (the then Vice-President of India) and late Dr. A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar the then Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras graced with their presence. The Former laying the foundation stone and the latter presiding over the function.
The College celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 1977 the Golden Jubilee in 2002 and the Diamand Jubilee in June 2012. The College which started as a college for men was upgraded into a Co-educational institution in 2003.Today it is a frontline top ranking Research and Post Graduate institution. Working in two Shifts. in Shift - I there are three Research Departments –Physics, Mathematics, Economics and Post Graduate Courses in Commerce, Chemistry, Physics, Economics and Mathematics and basic Graduate courses in eight major fields of study.
The College is a Jain minority institution. It adheres to the Jain ethical, epistemological and metaphysical values. The core value Sa Vidhya Ya Vimukthye – Knowledge Leads to Liberation is in tune with the Jain motto, ‘Parasparo Upagraho Jivanam’ – ‘The function of the soul is to help one another.’ The College’s Vision and Mission are derivatives of this Core Value. The College embraces this Core Value in all of its endeavours.
To ensure and disseminate quality higher education that is affordableamong all learners in general and among Jain students.
· To combine innovation in teaching and zest for learning and usher in academic excellence in every student.
· To create and sustain conductive teaching and learning ambience for realization of full potential in the teacher and taught.
· To ignite and endow young minds with a deep sense of justice and fairplay, truth and non-violence, patriotism and service.