In 1952 Agurchand Manmull Jain College was established by the magnanimity and munificence of Padma shri Mohanmullji Chordia through the Sri. S. S. Jain Educational Society, at the Inspiration of her Holiness Shri. Sayar Kanwarji Maharaj. Shri. Sri Prakasa,the then Governor of Madras Presidency, performed the auspicious task of inauguration on the 25th of June 1952 at the Jain Boarding Home premises in Madley Road,T.Nagar, chennai. The College got shifted to its new campus in Meenambakkam in 1954.That was indeed a very unique occasion in which two great educationists, late Dr. S. Radhakrishnan (the then Vice-President of India) and late Dr. A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar the then Vice-Chancellor of the University of Madras graced with their presence. The Former laying the foundation stone and the latter presiding over the function.
Located inside the college campus, A.M.Jain college Boy`s Hostel has been renovated into modern home – away from – home facility. It has 3 -in -1 room for around 150 students. The Hostel has an indoor games facility, a recreation hall, a reading Hall, and a centralized kitchen that will provide nutritious and tasty vegetarian food to the inmates. Safety and security are the hallmarks of the hostel