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. It was one of the eight colleges on which autonomy was conferred by the University of Madras in June 1978 and the first of the women's colleges to get this distinction.
The University functions under seven Faculties, namely, Home Science, Science, Humanities, Education, Business Administration, Engineering and Community Education and Entrepreneurship Development. Each faculty functions under the headship of a Dean.
library: Library caters to the research and teaching activities of institutions. It collects, manages and disseminates the information to its users according to their need
Canteen:Saradhalaya Canteen offers delicious, healthy & nutritious meals for the students and the staff of the university. This is run on a non – profit basis with welfare motive.
Health centre: The University has a health centre and a qualified lecturer cum medical officer takes care of the students, teaching, non-teaching staff, and all the other workers in the university campus.
Saradalaya Press :The Saradalaya Press was established in the year 1979 to provide employment opportunities for the women, in the area Printing Technology.
Research Laboratory:Advanced Research centre was established in the year 2009 to facilitate
research of high standards with funds received from DST-CURIE scheme.
Computer centre: The Computer centre extends support facilities to all the departments of the University and ensures optimal utilization of Computer facility and the free time is made available to the students and staff of the University.
Hostel Facilities Available
Institute has a placement cell which provides students to get placed in reputed companies