Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College an institution established in the year 1964 in Chennai. It is one of the top ten colleges in Chennai, the sole purpose of the college is to impart knowledge and provide higher education to students from all backgrounds. The college started with one course, B.Sc. (Honours) in Mathematics, whereas now offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and even research programs in all the streams.

DG Vaishnav College Ranking

DDGDVC is one of the reputed constituent colleges of the University of Madras. India Today has ranked the college - 8th best commerce college in the city. The bar graph below shows the same:

DG Vaishnav College Courses and Eligibility

DG Vaishnav College offers Undergraduate & Postgraduate Coursesin the form of Morning and Evening Shift the institute provides the courses from distinctive fields such as Arts, Science, Commerce, Engineering, Law, Technology, Management Studies, Journalism and Polytechnic.DG Vaishnav College Courses are provided through different Departments.

Shift 1 Shift 2 Eligibility
Undergraduate Programmes B.A. (Hons) in Economics B.A. (Hons) in Economics, Tamil, English, Criminology & Police Administration, Sociology, and Journalism)
  • Intermediate(10+2) from any stream
B.Com. (General) and B.Com (Hons) (Corporate Secretaryship) B.Com. (General), B.Com. (Hons) (Corporate Secretaryship, Bank Management, Accounting & Finance, Marketing Management, and Finance & Taxation).
  • Intermediate(10+2) with at least 60%
  • Economics and Accountancy as main subjects
B.Sc. (Hons) (Mathematics (MAN), Mathematics (MPC), Physics, Chemistry, Plant Biology, and BioTechnology). B.Sc. (Hons) in (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Visual Communication, Mathematics with Computer Application, Physics with Computer Application, Psychology, and Statistics).
  • Intermediate(10+2) with at least 60%
  • Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as main subjects
B.C.A and B.B.A  B.C.A and B.B.A 
  • Intermediate(10+2)
*Candidate applying for B.C.A must have Computer science as main subject.
Postgraduate Programmes M.A. (Economics and Social Work) M.A. (English, H.R.M, and Journalism & Communication)
  • Any Intermediate graduate can apply for M.A Specialization courses.
M.Com M.Com
  • Commerce graduates
M.Sc (Mathematics and Chemistry) M.Sc (Physics, Micro Biology, Bio - Chem, Bio - Tech, Computer Science, and IT).
  • Science graduate in concerned disciplines.
M.C.A. M.B.A. and M.C.A.
  • Any Intermediate graduate with at least 60% can apply for M.B.A
  • B.C.A Graduates with at least 60% can apply for M.C.A
Research Programs M.Phil (Commerce, Economics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biochemistry, and MicroBiology)
  • M.A/M.Sc/M.Com in concerned subjects
Ph.D. (Economics, Commerce, Computer Science, Chemistry, and Botany)
  • M.A/M.Sc/M.Com/M.Phil in concerned subjects

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DG Vaishnav College Admissions

Admissions to DG Vaishnav College start around the last week of March. The college offers undergraduate & postgraduate courses in all the three streams in more than 20 specializations. Admission to courses is done either through the merit based or entrance exam.

  • Candidates will have to appear for TANCET(Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) for admission in postgraduate or research programs.
  • Undergraduate aspirants will get admission on the basis of their qualification marks in intermediate(10+2).

Candidates have to:

  • Visit official website of college(http://www.dgvaishnavcollege.edu.in)
  • Download DG Vaishnav application form for UG/PG/Research programs
  • Fill the mandatory details
  • Make a demand draft in favour of DG Vaishnav College payable at Chennai. Application fee for

-UG Course - (100-200) INR

-PG Course - 500 INR

-MBA Course - 1000 INR

  • Post the application form to the college address

The merit list for undergraduate aspirants and DG Vaishnav Cutoff for PG and Research programs will be released on the college website. Aspirants having scored equal to or more than the minimum eligibility can enroll their admissions.

Note: The Candidate must attach required documents(with self-attested) along with the application form. As qualifying cutoff or merit list does not confirm one’s admission. Admission depends on the verification of original documents. 

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TANCET (Tamil Nadu Common Entrance Test) is organized by Anna University. The exam is conducted for those candidates who are interested in pursuing various post-graduation courses like M.E., M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Arch and M.Plan. Candidates can fill TANCET Application Form from the official university website

Note: For admissions in DG Vaishnav College candidates needs a valid score in TANCET according to cutoff. For more information click here

DG Vaishnav College Results

DG Vaishnav College has a provision of semester system namely even semester and odd semester. DG Vaishnav College Results for these semesters are declared online on the official website of DG Vaishnav College, Chennai. Applicants who want to download the DG Vaishnav Exams Results have to visit the official website, The College page will direct them to the result page. DG Vaishnav Students Login is required for the student to proceed to download the required DG Vaishnav Examination Result.

Why join Dwaraka Doss Goverdhan Doss Vaishnav College?

  • Scholarships- The college has a provision of providing scholarships to meritorious and deserving students such The scholarships include M/s. N.T.Patel and company Scholarships, Seth Bapudas Darbar & Sons Endowment Scholarships, Gandhi Centenary Fund Scholarships, Rotary Club of Madras West scholarship, etc.
  • Collaboration with National/International, academic/Research bodies- The college has a tie-up with IGNOU, Pondicherry University, etc. so that students may have exposure to various academic events.


Ques. Which college is more preferred between MCC and DG Vaishnav College?

Ans. DG Vaishnav College is more preferred over MCC in terms of placement opportunities and academic grounds. DG Vaishnav College has better placement packages where a number of companies visit every year for campus placement drive.

Ques. Is it good to do MBA from DG Vaishnav College?

Ans. Yes, DG Vaishnav college is good for pursuing MBA. It offers students with good infrastructure and a separate departmental library for MBA students. The placement record shows that average placement packages are 3 LPA.

Ques. What are the Dress code regulations in DG Vaishnav College?

Ans. The college is a strict instructions dress code within the college campus. The students are not allowed to wear jeans or thin clothes.

Ques. Is DG Vaishnav College better than Ethiraj College?

Ans. Both colleges are good in terms of academics. It depends on the interest of the students as Ethiraj is a college for only women and DG Vaishnav college is a co-ed college.

Ques. Is there any evening shift in DG Vaishnav College?

Ans. Yes, the college has both day and evening shifts. There are no major indifferences in both in terms of quality of faculty and education offered to the students other than shift timing.

Ques. Is DG Vaishnav College better than Vivekananda morning College?

Ans. Yes, DG Vaishnav college is a better option than Vivekananda Morning College. DGVC is better as it has excellent faculty, good infrastructure, and a good location for an easy commute.

Ques. What is the minimum eligibility requirement of marks for getting admission in B.Com at DG Vaishnav College?

Ans. The cut-off requirement changes every year as the competition is getting high. It is better to score above 95% to get a seat for the B.Com course.

Ques. How are the placement record and company visits to DG Vaishnav College?

Ans. The highest placement package in the college is 6 LPA which is pretty decent for a fresh graduate from degree college. Companies like JustDial, TCS, HCL, L$&T, and PBS visit every year to hire new graduates.

Ques. Is it a good option for B.Com in CS at DG Vaishnav College?

Ans. Yes, the course curriculum is good for having insight knowledge about the subject. The faculty members assist students to understand assigned assignments.

Ques. Is DG Vaishnav College a good college for doing BCA in Chennai?

Ans. Yes, the BCA course is one of the popular courses at DG Vaishnav College. The students get experienced faculty and placement support from the college.