Sri Vallabhacharya Vidya Sabha, the prominent managing body of D.G Vaishnav College, in its silver jubilee year, collaborated with Dewan Bahadur M. O. Parthasarathy Iyengar Charities for the establishment of this women’s college in 1992, a dream realisation and the result of the determination and sustained efforts of the two trusts. Both these organisations have eminent industrialists, administrators and people committed to the cause of women’s education. The M.O.P Charities donated prime land worth Rs.100 crores in the heart of Chennai to the college. The infrastructure and administrative expertise is being provided by Sri Vallabhacharya Vidya Sabha.
Since its inception in 1992, M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women has been committed to its goals of attracting and supporting top caliber women students in the areas of higher education. The college has since then recorded a phenomenal and continual growth. Started with just three courses – B.Com., B.B.A., B.Sc. (Maths) the college offers today 13 UG, 6 PG courses and a research programme in the Department of Commerce. The college, affiliated to the University of Madras, has strength of 3,030 students thus recording a qualitative and quantitative growth as well. The college offered itself for accreditation in its decennial year and has been reaccredited in 2009 by the NAAC (The National Assessment & Accreditation Council) with an ‘A’ grade and a 3.51 CGPA on a 4 point scale.
M.O.P. Vaishnav College for Women also has the distinction of being one of the youngest colleges in the country to have been granted autonomy by the University Grants Commission and the University of Madras.