#833, E.V.R. Periyar High Road, Arumbakkam, Chennai - 600106

Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College

The blessings of Lord Krishna and the benedictions of H.H. 108 Goswami Shri. Mathureshwarji Maharajshri had inspired the chief donors Late. Shri.Jumna Doss Dwaraka Doss and his brother Late. Shri.Amichand Doss Dwaraka Doss to donate the vast extent of land for the establishment of this college and Late. Shri.Purushotham Doss Gocoola Doss to donate the land for the establishment of the hostel. They together with the kind – hearted Vaishnav Gujarati and Rajasthani communities established Shri Vallabhacharya Vidya Sabha in the year 1963, with the sole purpose of imparting value based education for all and for the linguistic minorities in particular.

The founding of the college was in the year 1964, His Holiness 108 Goswami Shri Maharajshri Mathureshwarji laid the foundation stone for the building on 13th November 1963 at “Gokul Bagh”. In the year of its inception, the college under the stewardship and principalship of Sri T.Totadri Iyengar offered a degree course in Mathematics along with Pre-University Courses. The very next year degree courses in Physics and Economics were introduced.

The philanthropic zeal coupled with single-minded dedication evinced by the Management for the purpose of advancing knowledge and disseminating it, has helped the college emerge as one of the outstanding institutions of higher learning in chennai. The history of the college is marked by the presence of illustrious principals ably assisted by dedicated teachers. Our students through their exemplary prowess have won laurels and accolades that have built the college to be what is is now. Today, it has grown to be one of the premier institutions of higher learning in the state.