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Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore

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Avinashilingam (Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women) University is a deemed university founded in 1988 by Dr T S Avinashilingam with a vision to plant seeds for women’s education under the aegis of Avinashilingam Education Trust. Having taken off with only 45 students, today it is the largest institution in the country imparting Home Science education at all levels. The Government of India declared Sri Avinashilingam Home Science College for Women and Sri Avinashilingam Teacher's College for Women as a Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act in June 1988. The university follows the educational ideals of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother Sri Saradamani Devi, Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi. A temple dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna commands the campus. Daily prayer is an integral part of campus life. All the students and staff are expected to participate in the common prayers everyday. The university offers seven streams of learning namely, Home Science, Science, Humanities, Education, Business Administration, Engineering and Community Education and Entrepreneurship Development.