Courses and Facilities, Anvinashilingam University for Women

Avinashilingam University also known as Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for women, Coimbatore was established in 1957 by Dr.T.S.Avinashilingam. It was declared a Deemed-to-be-University under Section 3 of the UGC Act in June 1988.  It was Re-accredited with an ‘A’ Grade by NAAC.

The Institute consists of seven schools: Home Science, Physical Sciences & Computational Sciences, Biosciences, Arts & Social Sciences, Commerce & Management, Education and Engineering. 

The Avinashilingam University offers the following Courses in the School of Home Science:

  • Department of Resource Management
    • B.Sc. and M.Sc. Interior Design & Resource Management
    • PG.Dip. Interior Design & Environment 
    • M.Phil. and Ph.D. Resource Management
  • Department of Food Service Management and Dietetics
    • B.Sc. 
    • M.Sc.
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D.
    • PG.Dip. Nutrition & Dietetics 
  • Department of Food Science & Nutrition
    • B.Sc. 
    • M.Sc.
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Textiles & Clothing
    • B.Sc. Textiles & Apparel Designing
    • M.Sc. Textiles & Fashion Apparel
    • M.Sc. Bio Textiles
    • PG.Dip. Apparel Designing 
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Human Development
    • B.Sc. 
    • M.Sc.
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Home Science Extension Education
    • B.Sc. Rural Development and Sociology
    • M.Sc. Extension & Communication
    • Master of Social Work
    • M.A. Master of Women’s Studies and Entrepreneurship
    • M.Phil. Home Science Extension Education
    • Ph.D. Home Science Extension Education
    • M.Phil. Women’s Studies
    • Ph.D. Women’s Studies

The Avinashilingam University offers the following Courses in the School of Physical Sciences & Computational Sciences:

  • Department of Mathematics
    • B.Sc.
    • M.Sc.
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Physics
    • B.Sc. 
    • M.Sc. 
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Chemistry
  • B.Sc. 
  • M.Sc.
  • M.Phil.
  • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Computer Science
    • B.Sc.
    • Bachelor of Computer Applications 
    • M.Sc. 
    • Master of Computer Applications
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Information Technology
    • B.Sc. 
    • M.Sc.

The Avinashilingam University offers the following Courses in the School of Biosciences:

  • Department of Botany
    • B.Sc. 
    • M.Sc.
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Zoology
    • B.Sc. 
    • M.Sc.
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Biochemistry, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics
    • B.Sc. Biochemistry & Biotechnology
    • M.Sc. Biochemistry
    • M.Sc. Bioinformatics
    • M.Sc. Biotechnology (Self-financed)
    • M.Phil Bioinformatics
    • M.Phil Biochemistry
    • M.Phil Biotechnology
    • Ph.D Biochemistry
    • Ph.D Biotechnology
  • Department of Physician Assistant
    • B.Sc. (4 year programme)
    • PG Dip. Cardiac Care Technology

The Avinashilingam University offers the following Courses in the School of Arts & Social Sciences:

  • Department of Economics
    • B.A.
    • M.A.
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Political Science
    • M.A. 
  • Department of Tamil
    • B.A. 
    • M.A.
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Hindi
    • B.A. Functional Hindi
    • M.A. Hindi & Journalism
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Sanskrit
    • B.A. 
  • Department of English
    • B.A. 
    • M.A. 
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 
    • PG Dip. French 
  • Department of Music
    • B.A. 
    • M.A. 
    • PG.Dip. Music 
    • PG.Dip. Bharathanatyam 
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Psychology
    • B.Sc. 
    • M.Sc. Applied Psychology 
    • M.Phil. Counselling Psychology
    • Ph.D. Counselling Psychology
  • Department of Visual Communication
    • B.Sc.

The Avinashilingam University offers the following Courses in the School of Commerce & Management:

  • Department of Commerce
    • B.Com.
    • B.Com. Computer Applications 
    • B.Com. Professional Accounting
    • M.Com. 
    • M.Com. Computer Applications 
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Business Administration
    • M.B.A.
    • M.B.A. IT Organisation Administration
    • M.Phil.
    • Ph.D.
  • Department of Tourism Management
    • B.B.A. Tourism
    • M.B.A. Tourism & Travel Management 
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 

The Avinashilingam University offers the following Courses in the School of Education:

  • Department of Education
  • B.Ed
  • M.Ed
  • M.Phil. 
  • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Special Education
    • B.Sc. Special Education and Mathematics
    • B.Ed. and M.Ed. Special Education (Visual Impairment)
    • B.Ed. and M.Ed. Special Education (Hearing Impairment)
    • M.Phil. 
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Physical Education
    • B.Sc.
    • B.P.Ed 

The Avinashilingam University offers the following Courses in the School of Engineering: 

  • Department of Biomedical Instrumentation Engineering
    • B.E. 
    • M.E. Medical Electronics
    • B.Voc. Medical Equipment & Technology
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Civil Engineering
    • B.E. 
    • Ph.D.
  • Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering
    • B.E. 
    • M.E. VLSI Design
    • Ph.D. 
  • Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    • B.E.
    • M.E.
    • Ph.D.
  • Food Processing and Preservation Technology
    • B.E. 
    • M.E. Food Technology
    • Ph.D. Food Technology
    • B.Voc. Food Processing & Engineering
  • Department of Printing Technology
    • B.E.

The University is also equipped with other facilities like the Library, Computer Centre, Media Lab, Advance Research Lab, Centre for Ambitious and Resourceful Endeavours, ICT facilities, etc. The students are also provided with Sports offers such as Badminton, Silambam, Kabaddi, Martial Arts, Kho-Kho, Yoga, etc. In addition to this, the students are also provided with the facilities of NCC, NSS and CSS.

Avinashilingam University is equipped with six hostels with modern amenities and conveniences and the food catered is vegetarian. There is a separate building to accommodate the postgraduate students and staff. The Canteen offers healthy and nutritious meals for the students and the staff of the university. Moreover, the students of the Food science management and Dietetics department are given practical exposure to quantity food production at the canteen.

The University also offers Career guidance & Placement opportunities for students through which they motivate, train and facilitate students. Through Counselling, the University works on building the confidence of the students to perform better in their career. Some notable recruiters of Avinashilingam University include Ford, Wipro, Bosch, Cognizant, TATA, HCL, hp, Tech Mahindra, Amazon and many more.

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