About us

About GVG

About six decades ago, 1952, Sri G.V.G Visalakshi College appeared on the academic map of Tamilnadu as the first Women’s College in Coimbatore District. Set in idyllic environs the stone edifice of the college stands as an eternal monument of the philanthropy and foresight of the founder Sri G.V.Govindaswamy Naidu, who envisioned a futurity of emancipated womanhood of the socially, economically and culturally backward rural society of udumalpet in his days. His posterity, the great granddaughter of the founder, Smt.Sumathi Krishnaprasad, our Managing Trustee and Secretary has fostered and nurtured the spirit of her sire. Enlarging the scope and variety of higher education offering a multiplicity of traditional and modern courses. The story of the growth of the college is one of gradual uphill ascent to the summit of excellence.

Institutional Goals

The prime objectives of the educators of the college are:

To empower the students through Women making education.
To offer value-based education synthesizing arts, science and spirituality.
To train them in selfless service.
To provide education for life and living.
To make the students grow into efficient careerists and excellent homemakers.


Empower women through quality education by providing holistic learning experience resulting in intellectual transformation.


To create a benchmark in the field of education through various disciplines of study.
To provide a learner centric curriculum for life and living.
To equip the students face the challenges of the dynamic environment by providing necessary skills.
To offer value based education synthesizing Arts, Science and spirituality.
To train the students for selfless service and nation building activities.

Sri G.V.Govindaswamy Naidu