Jamal Mohamed College, founded in the year 1951, is an autonomous institution affiliated to the Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. The college, administered by the Society of Jamal Mohamed College.The college is accreditated at 'A' grade by NAAC with CGPA of 3.6 out of 4.0. The college has been identified as the "College with Potential for Excellence" by the UGC.
The college has a modern general library with a robust collection of over 160000 volumes of books in 41251 titles on different disciplines covering all major fields of Science, Humanities, and Management. Besides the general library, each department has its own library, containing the major portion of the collection. The Library subscribes to about 200 periodicals which include national & international journals, and national magazines subscribed by various departments. Many English and Tamil daily newspapers and magazines are also subscribed.
The Khajamian hostel is one of the biggest hostels in Tamil Nadu. The hostel has 8 blocks and can accommodate about 2200 students. Visitors' Room, Library, Reading Room, Television Room, Prayer Hall, Auditorium, Multipurpose Hall, Guest House, Internet Browsing Centre, Play Ground, Canteen, Water Coolers, Generators and Public Address System are the other facilities provided in the hostel.
Government and College Scholarships will be given to deserving students. Applications for the Government scholarship should be submitted on or before 15th July of within 15 days of their admission in the College.
The placement cell of the college is providing extensive campus training programs and campus recruitment programs.