Vinayaka mission was established in 1981 as Thirumuruga Kirupananda Variyar Thavathiru Sundara Swamigal (TKVTSS) Medical Educational and Charitable Trust. In 2001 the institution gained the recognition to be a deemed university from the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India. Nearly 15,000 students are studying in our constituent colleges, and approximately 2,000 medical, dental, homoeopathy, paramedical, engineering and management professionals besides arts and science graduates are graduating from the VMRF campuses.
The list of colleges which are coming under the VMRF is mentioned below for your reference:
- Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Medical College & Hospitals — Salem
- Vinayaka Mission’s Medical College & Hospitals — Karaikal
- Annapoorana Medical College and Hospitals — Salem
- Aarupadai Veedu Medical College & Hospitals — Pondicherry
- Vinayaka Mission’s Sankarachariyar Dental College — Salem
- Vinayaka Mission’s Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital — Salem
- Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Engineering College — Salem
- Aarupadai Veedu Institute of Technology — Chennai
- Vinayaka Mission’s College of Pharmacy — Salem
- Vinayaka Mission’s College of Physiotherapy — Salem
- Vinayaka Mission’s Kirupananda Variyar Arts and Science College — Salem
- Vinayaka Mission’s Annapoorana College of Nursing — Salem
- Vinayaka Mission’s College of Nursing — Karaikal
- Vinayaka Mission’s College of Nursing — Pondicherry
VMRF offers several UG, PG and Doctoral level courses in the fields of Medicine, Dentistry, Paramedical Sciences, Homeopathy Medicine, Engineering, Technical and Management Sciences, Humanities, Arts and Science. The colleges are known for their infrastructure, research facilities and their academics status.
There is a news revolving around the internet stating that Vinayaka Mission Research Foundation is fake and is not recognized by the UGC. Still, the real fact is that the Vinayaka Mission University is 100% Recognized by all the National Bodies like:
- U.G.C. = Universities Grants Commission
- D.E.C. = Distance Education Council
- M.H.R.D. = Ministry of Human Resources Development
- UGC-AICTE-DEC JOINT COMMITTEE.
VMRF is also a member of