Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for women, Coimbatore was established as an aided college by the great patriot and educationist Padma Bhushan Dr.T.S.Avinashilingam under the auspices of the Avinashilingam Education Trust in1957 with 45 women students. Dr.Rajammal P.Devadas, doyen of Home Science nurtured the institution of what it is today.
The saga of excellence and legacy created by the visionaries have been carefully nurtured and carried forward by a team of devoted functionaries. Presently, Dr.T.S.K.Meenakshisundaram, Managing Trustee, Sri Avinashilingam Education Trust, Prof.S.P.Thyagarajan, Chancellor, Dr.Premavathy Vijayan, Vice Chancellor and Dr.S.Kowsalya, Registrar are carrying forward the transformative vision to place the institution as its zenith.
It is now one of the largest institutions in the country to impart quality education for women at all levels. the institute follows the educational ideals of Sri Ramakrishna, Holy mother Sri Saradamani Devi, Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi and upholds a life of purity, discipline and service.
From time immemorial, the institutional acitivies have been focusing on providing education with
The Institute's educational process is to produce respectful, peaceful, honest and responsible people, through an ethos, a culture, an environment within the institute, in which the aforementioned vaues are the hallmark of how the Institute organises itself into.