Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women was set up by the considerable loyalist and educationist Dr. T.S. Avinashilingam under the financing of the Avinashilingam Education Trust in 1957 with 45 understudies. The development of the Institution has been deliberately supported to its present statures by the widely acclaimed educationist and nutritionist, previous Chancellor of the University Dr. Rajammal P. Devadas. It is now the largest Institution in the country for imparting Home Science Education at all levels. It was one of the eight colleges on which autonomy was given by the University of Madras in June 1978 and the first of the women’s schools to get this qualification. Self-rule gave the College scope for scholastic flexibility for innovations in educating and research. The Government of India proclaimed Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women and Sri Avinashilingam Teachers College for Women as a Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act in June 1988. These Colleges have been renamed as Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women and is walking towards the twenty eighth year as a University. Dr. T.S.K. Meenakshisundaram has expected the Chancellorship on 2.12.2010. He is a devotee of the Founder-President Dr. T.S. Avinashilingam Ayya Avargal. The University takes after the instructive standards of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Saradamani Devi, Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi and maintains an existence of immaculateness, teach and administration. A sanctuary committed to Sri Ramakrishna summons the grounds. Day by day supplication is an indispensable piece of grounds life. Every one of the understudies and staff are relied upon to take part in the basic supplications. The example of training has been completely Semesterised. The scholarly year is separated into two semesters, every semester having at least 90 instructing days. The semester design offers every understudy singular consideration of the educator and encourages the understudys inside and out improvement. It calls for dynamic support of the understudies in the learning procedure. Normal participation is a vital component of the semester design. In all Programs, an understudy ought to have at least 75 percent participation for both hypothesis and practicals to show up for the thorough semester Examinations. Examinations for the courses offered in a semester are directed in a similar semester to make adapting more successful and to lessen the weight on the understudies.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Avinashilingam University that are published in OMICS International journals.