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Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, popularly known as Avinshiligam University is a woman deemed to be University in Coimbatore. With a 91-92% placement rate, the university has recently placed 821 women students in companies like Ernst & Young, Cognizant, Maveric, TNQ, Ford, Wipro, Dell, Reliance Communications, Canara Bank, Bosch, CSS, iGATE, Renault Nissan, 2adpro, ugam, Standard Chartered, etc. The median salary that was offered to these students was INR 1-2 LPA for the Arts and Science stream. For the engineering students, the average salary offered was INR 1,20,000 and the highest salary offered was INR 5,50,000 per annum.

The university offers courses in the streams of Management, Commerce, Biosciences, Technology, Arts, Social Sciences, Education, etc. Admission to the courses is both merit and entrance-based.

Avinashilingam University Highlights

Established | Type 1957 | Deemed to be University
Approved By All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)
Accredited By National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Recognized By University Grants Commission (UGC)
Courses offered | Type UG, PG, and Doctoral | Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Education, etc.
Selection criteria Merit and Entrance-based
Exam scores accepted GATE, TANCET, XAT, CAT, MAT, GMAT, ATMA, and AAEEE
Top recruiters Ernst & Young, Cognizant, Maveric, TNQ, Ford, Wipro, etc.
Facilities available Computer Center, Library, Sports, Media Lab, etc.
Official website | Contact http://avinuty.ac.in/ | +91-422-2440241

Avinashilingam University Courses

Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women offers various Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral programs to its applicants. Given below are some highlights of the courses offered:

  • 9 Undergraduate courses are in 31 departments.
  • 6 Postgraduate courses run in 25 departments.
  • The Ph.D. course is offered in 26 different departments.
  • Master of Philosophy or M.Phil is offered in 28 different departments.

Some major Undergraduate courses of Avinashilingam University:

Course Details
BA Subjects: Economics, English, Functional Hindi, Music, and Tamil.
Intake: Economics (50), English (40), Functional Hindi (20), Music (20), and Tamil (50)
Course Fee: INR 7,635/ per annum
B.Sc Subjects: Interior Design & Resource Management, Human Development, Food Service Management & Dietetics, Food Science & Nutrition, Textiles & Apparel Designing, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Computer Science, Psychology, Visual Communication, and Physical Education.
Intake: 30-50
Course fee: INR 9,000- INR 13,000/ per annum
B.Sc (Double Major) Subjects: Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Rural Development and Sociology, Special Education and Mathematics.
Intake: 30-50
Course fee: INR 9,000- INR 12,000/ per annum
B.Com Subjects: Professional Accounting, and General B.Com
Intake: 50
Course Fee: INR 9,000- INR 11,000/ per annum
BBA Subject: Tourism
Intake: 40
Course Fee: INR 9,885/ per annum
B.voc Subjects: Food Processing & Engineering, and Medical Equipment and Technology.
Intake: 50
Course Fee: INR 11,845/ per annum

Some major Postgraduate Courses of Avinashilingam University:

Course Details
MA Subjects: Economics, Tamil, English, Hindi & Journalism, Music. Intake: 20 (Music: 5) Course Fee: INR 7,375/ per annum
M.Sc Subjects: Interior Design & Resource Management, Food Service Management & Dietetics, Food Science & Nutrition, Textiles & Fashion Apparel, Human Development, Extention and Communication, Biotextiles, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Botany, Chemistry, Computer Science, Mathematics, Zoology, MSW, MCA. Intake: 15-30 Course Fee: INR 9,000- INR 14,000/ per annum

The university also offers aided and self-financed MBA programs with an intake capacity of 30 and 60 respectively. 

Eligibility: 50% aggregate marks in Graduation.

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Avinashilinam University Admission

The admission to the MBA program at Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education For women is entrance-based. Applicants must submit a valid score card of any one of the following exams along with other documents at the time of registration.

The final admission is given to the students only after the Group Discussion and Personal Interview rounds are done.

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Avinashilingam University Fee structure

Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women in Coimbatore charges a certain amount for the courses offered which is affordable for every student. The maximum fee charged is INR 28,000 for one year and the minimum fee is INR 7,000. The fee charged includes Tuition fee, Special fee, Fees per annum, One time fees, Specific semester fee, Caution deposit for Lab and Library. The special fee paid by the students varies from course to course, there is no specific amount set for the same, unlike other fees which are fixed for each course. Below is the course fee structure of the Avinashilingam University:

Program Tuition fee Per annum fees One time fees Specific to semester Caution deposit
BA and B.Sc INR 650 INR 2,700 INR 985 INR 500 INR 1,000
B.Com, BBA, and B.Voc INR 650 INR 1,700 INR 985 INR 500 INR 1,000
Self-finance UG  INR 650 INR 1,700 INR 985 INR 500 INR 1,500
MA and M.Sc INR 1,100 INR 2,200 INR 1,275 - INR 1,000
Self-financed PG INR 1,100 INR 1,200 INR 1,275 - INR 1,500
PG Diploma INR 1,100 INR 1,200 INR 1,275 - INR 1,000

Avinashilingam University Placement

Avinashiligam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women has Placement cell, CareerGuidance, Counselling cell for students to help students in developing their soft skills and communication ability and make them industry-ready. The three cells conducts various activities for this purpose, below are a few examples of it:

  • Conduct seminar, workshops, Career Awareness Programmes
  • Equip the graduates to the demands of the corporate environment
  • Arrange Personality Development Workshops
  • To train students in designing their resumes and facing interviews confidently
  • Trains students in aptitude tests, communicative skills, interview techniques, group discussions, etc.,
  • Online Tests

The results of these practices have been good in the past years. The cell has always tried its best to maintain the placement rate of Avinashiligam University above 90%. In the recent 5 years, students placed are as follows:

Avinashilingam University Placements

As per the 2019 NIRF report, the details of students placed in 2018 are as follows:

Program Students placed Median Salary
UG (3 years) 492 INR 1,32,000
UG (4 years) 150 INR 1,96,000
PG (2 years) 179 INR 2,00,000

The top recruiters in all the placements were Cognizant, TNQ, Wipro, Dell, Reliance Communications, Ford, Bosch, TATA Consultancy Services, etc.

Avinashilingam University Faculty

The faculty of the university is highly qualified with Ph.D. or M.Phil degrees in their relevant fields. Below is the list of some core faculty members of Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women:

  • Dr. S. Uma Mageshwari
    • Designation: Professor & HOD
    • Qualification: M.Sc, M.Phil, and Ph.D
    • Specialization: Food Service Management and Dietetics
  • Dr. C. Padmavathi
    • Designation: Associate Professor
    • Qualification: M.Sc, Dip. Ed, M.Phil, and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: Food Service Management and Dietetics
  • Dr. M.R. Thilakam
    • Designation: Professor & HOD
    • Qualification: M.Sc, M.Phil, and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: Home Management
  • Dr. B. Loganayaki 
    • Designation: Assistant Professor
    • Qualification: M.Sc, M.Phil, and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: Interior Design
  • Dr. S.Rajalakshmi
    • Designation: Associate Professor & HOD
    • Qualification: M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., and NET
    • Specialization: Home Science Extension Education, Communication, Training and Development, Project Management, NGO, Panchayati Raj, Rural Development Programme.
  • Dr. K.T. Geetha
    • Designation: Professor & Dean
    • Qualification: MA, M.Phil, and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: Agricultural Economics
  • Dr. M. Manonmani
    • Designation: Professor & HOD
    • Qualification: M.A., B.Ed., M.Phil, and Ph.D
    • Specialization: Development Economics
  • Dr.(Mrs.) U. Jerinabi 
    • Designation: Dean and Professor
    • Qualification: M.Com., Dip.Ed., M.Phil., and Ph.D.
    • Specialization: Finance
  • Dr.(Mrs.) D.Geetha
    • Designation: Professor & HOD
    • Qualification: M.Com., Dip.Ed., M.Phil., Ph.D
    • Specialization: Financial Banking

Avinashilingam University FAQ

Ques. Are there any Diploma courses offered at Avinashilingam University?

Ans. Yes, there are a total of 7 Postgraduate Diploma courses offered at the university. The diploma courses are in Nutrition & Dietetics, Interior Design & Environment, Apparel Designing, Music, Bharathanatyam, Cardiac Care Technology, and French.

The intake capacity for PG Diploma courses is 20 with Course fee ranging between INR 13- 28 per annum.

Ques. What are the self-financed courses in Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for women?

Ans.The university offers various courses in self-financing for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate applicants. The courses are in the streams of Physics, Biotechnology, Psychology, IT, Computer Application, Tour & Travel. The maximum fee for the course is around INR 20,000 for one year. And, the intake capacity for the different courses is 20 except the MBA in Tourism & Travel Management, which is 30.

Ques. How are the Engineering placements at Avinashilingam University?

Ans. The School of Engineering at Avinashilingam University places students in companies like Zifo RND Solutions, TCS, IDBI Federal Insurance, IBM, Wipro, AB Academy, Amazon, Bank zone, Vertex, etc. The average salary offered to students is INR 1.2 LPA and the highest salary last at INR 5.5 LPA. 

The School of Engineering has a total of 8 branches, from all the branches a total of 238 students were placed in 2019 placements.