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About Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation

Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation (VMRF) has attained Deemed to be University status in 2003 - Declared Under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956

Vinayaka Mission's Research Foundation (VMRF) is a private collegiate research institution based in Salem, Tamil Nadu, India. In the year 2003 the "Deemed University" status was conferred on Vinayaka Missions by Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, with the recommendations of the UGC (Established Under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956). In 2015, the University was accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council with B Grade.

Vinayaka Missions had its inception in the year 1981 with the establishment of the Thirumuruga Kirupananda Variyar Thavathiru Sundara Swamigal (TKVTSS) Medical Educational and Charitable Trust. Not far from then, in 1982, the Founder-Chairman, Dr. A Shanmugasundaram instituted the Vinayaka Mission's College of Pharmacy in Salem, the pioneer institution of Vinayaka Missions. In the year 2003 the "Deemed to be University" status was conferred on Vinayaka Missions by The Ministry of Human Resources Development, Government of India.

VISION: To achieve excellence in education and To make education as a tool for social change for the betterment of the society.
MISSION: To spread education globally in the field of Medicine, Dentistry, Paramedicine, Homoeopathy, Engineering, Management and Basic science using existing resources and technology.
MOTTO: Vinayaka Missions Research Foundation strives to spread the cerebral VISION to impart knowledge that is WISDOM which is achieved in the spirit of UNITY. Our vision is translated into reality through our mission by spreading quality education using our excellent resources and technology support in all the professional programs. Knowledge with wisdom leads to excellence. VMU strives to impart necessary knowledge and skills to its students thus providing a great employment opportunity and service to Humanity as a matter of National Importance.

Nearly 15,000 students are studying in the various constituent colleges, and every year approximately 2000 medical, dental, homeopathy, paramedical, engineering and management professionals besides arts & science graduates graduate from the VMRF campuses.

  • Vinayaka Mission's Kirupananda Variyar Medical College & Hospitals - Salem
  • Vinayaka Mission's Medical College & Hospitals - Karaikal
  • 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

Motto Vision, Wisdom, Unity
Type Deemed university
Established 1981
Chancellor Hon’ble Dr. A. S. Ganesan  
Vice Chancellor Prof.Dr.P.K.Sudhir  
Registrar Dr.B.Jaykar  
Academic Director Dr.J.Sabarainathan  
Research Director Dr.Pon Vaikko  
IQAC Director Dr.Gnanasekaran  
Students 15000  
Location Salem, Tamil Nadu, India  
Campus Rural and Urban  
Nickname VMRF  
Website www.vinayakamission.com  


Accredited by NAAC

Recognised by MCI

Pre Accredited by NABH

Accredited by TMC

UGC Recognised