The college was founded in 1951 by V. O. Chidambaram Educational Society after the great freedom-fighter V. O. Chidambaram. V. O. Chidambaram College is a campus for excellence, innovation, and diversity. Recognized under UGC 2f and 12B, The Quality of the education imparted by the Institution has been proved by the grades obtained in NAAC. NAAC has accredited the college with “A” grades in the continuous three cycles viz., 2004, 2011 and 2017 with ‘A’ grades and a score of 3.22 and 3.31 out of 4 in the last two cycles. It is ranked 68th position in the National Institution Ranking Framework (NIRF) in India. Spread over a sprawling 65 acres of land, V.O.Chidambaram College is the gateway for education for the downtrodden youth of this area. The college was and has remained a secular and non-commercial campus despite numerous challenges to its founding spirit.
Area of Excellence
Approved by NAAC, Bengaluru as Mentor Institute and awarded the UGC PARAMARSH scheme - set its footprints in MHRD, MIC(IIC) with 3 stars signed 2 MoUs with industries, Sokoto University, LOI with ISRO, Hyderabad, and MOI with IIT, Mumbai, and LOI with private partners for enhancing language proficiency
Research Capability and Focus Area
Our College has research projects funded by UGC, DST, ICAR, etc., and frequently conducting seminars, conferences, workshops, and symposia. The total number of publications is more than in 2179. We have research publications in esteemed journals like Scopus, Springer, Elsevier, and web of science.
Notable Research / Publication
61 Regular Teachers have Ph.D. Degree, 47 M.Phil. Degree and 9 Teachers SLET Passed. 10 Departments have been recognized as a research centre, There are 52 recognized Ph.D. guides and 10 research centres in the College. The number of ongoing and completed research projects is 5 and 15 respectively. No. of Ph.Ds awarded: 675 No.of M.phil awarded: 3376 Total Grants Received: 7,54,08,440 /- No. of Total Publications: 2179
A. P. C. Veerabahu Memorial Library, started with 1,809 books in 1951, now has around 71 thousand books and journals, subscribing about 88 journals, 39 magazines, 16 peer-reviewed journals, 315journal