Shri Shankarlal Sundarbai Shasun Jain College for Women has been recognized as premier institution of higher learning for women. A centre for academic excellence and achievement, it is today one of the finest institutions for Sciences, Humanities and commerce affiliated to the University of Madras.
The College has a rich legacy. Established in 2005, with a generous contribution made by Smt.Sundarbai Shankarlal Charitable Trust, T. Nagar, Chennai of the SHASUN Family and Group, the institution provides a unique opportunity to young women for quality higher education. In this, they were abetted by the founders, who were independent minded with a deep concern for quality of education they wished to impart. These attributes of total dedication have contributed in a large measure to the position of distinction occupied by the college. The College management is committed to creating an atmosphere in which the zest for learning thrives and students are trained not only academically but also to be women of convictions and values. All programmes are student-centred, providing ample opportunity for the development of leadership and self-assurance.
Sri Swetambar Stanakwasi Jain Educational Society (Regd.) was founded in the year 1937. The society has been rendering yeomen service to the community by nurturing learning experience and enabling students to realize their inherent potential and to mould them into competent, self-reliant and socially responsible citizens.
In the seven decades of its presence, the Society has been responsible for successfully establishing several educational institutions like:
The Management Committee of the College consists of eminent industrialists, philanthropists, academicians and administrators of repute. With their constant guidance and encouragement, the College is confident of converting itself into an institution of excellence.
The college was granted permission by the Govt. of Tamilnadu by its G.O on 16th September, 2004 and affiliation by the University of Madras on 18th May 2005.