The Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Arts & Science for women(Autonomous) stands as an excellent example of progressive ideas, driving force, individual initiatives, private philanthropy and public support.
The college which under the Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan Charitable and Educational Trust, was established in the year 1996 in Perambalur, one of the most backward districts of Tamil Nadu. The Founder – Chairman of the College Sri A.Srinivasan, a well know philanthropist of this territory, is a man of vision and mission. It is by his untiring effort, the College has blossomed in to a centre of higher education for women in rural area. The mission of the college is to impart a liberal, modern, sound and quality education, both in Humanities and Science to Women students from rural background and poorest strata of the society at an affordable cost.
The College with its motto “Knowledge is Power” aims at the holistic personality development of the students by inculcating in them a sense of human values, a spirit of patriotism, national integration and democratic outlook. The College campus is located in a sprawling area of 25 acres. The campus with magnificent buildings, beautiful landscapes, lush green lawns, provides a serene atmosphere contusive for studies.
The College is affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. The College got recognized by UGC under 2f and 12B in the year 2003. The College got ISO 9001:2000 certifications in the year 2003 by BSI (British Standards Institution) and also accredited by NAAC with A grade in 2007 and reaccredited in the year 2013, re-accredited in March 2013(2nd Cycle) with ‘A’ Grade and NAAC(3rd cycle) in September 2018 with ‘A’ Grade.The college has got the Autonomous Status on October 2018 for the period of 10 years.
The College has 20 departments offering 20 UG Programmes, 13 PG Programmes, 6 M.Phil. Programmes, 2 Ph.D. Programmes,2 PG Diploma and 2 Certificate Courses under CBCS pattern. Computer Application, Computer Science, Bio Technology, Bio Chemistry, Microbiology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Commerce, Business Administration, English ,Tamil , Fashion Technology, Nutrition & Dietetics, Hospital Administration, Forensic Science, Food Technology & Quality Control, Aviation Management, Psychology are the programmes offered by the College.
The College gives importance to Extracurricular and Extension activities such as NSS, NCC, Rotaract, YRC, USSC, EXNORA, RRC, Fine Arts, Sports and Games. The placement cell put forth all efforts to focus on the wide spread job opportunities in the highly developed global scenario.