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The Mazharul Uloom College was founded by the Ambur Muslim Educational Society (AMES) in 1969 with the united efforts of a dedicated team under the initiative, support and guidance of the great leather industrialist and philanthropist late Janab Anaikar Abdul Shukoor Sahib.

The College started with a few students and has now grown over the years like a snowball with an increasing number of students and teaching and non-teaching staff catering to the ever-increasing student population. It is situated on its own grounds of 20.5 acres along with AMES College of Education founded from the academic year 2003-2004.

The College, true to the vision of its founders, caters to learners at large transcending the limits of caste, color and creed with five UG courses in the Day College and seven UG, four PG courses and also Research Programs in the Evening College.

The College was upgraded to First Grade with the affiliation of B.A. (Econ.) and B.Sc. (Maths) for the academic year 1971-1972. The University of Madras granted affiliation to B.Com., Course from the academic year 1975-1976, B.A. Corporate Secretaryship (B.C.S) course from 1984-1985, and B.Sc. Computer Science from 1987-1988. Degree classes started functioning in the newly constructed permanent building from 24.01.1972. B.A. (Eco.) course was converted as B.A. (Corporate Economics with computer application) from the academic year 2002-2003.

Another milestone in the history of the College is the commencing of Evening College within the same premises from the academic year 1995-1996 with B.Sc. (Computer Science), B.BA., in 1996-1997 and B.Sc. Microbiology course in 1997-1998. In the year 2000-2001 B.C.A., was started. In the year 2007-2008 PG Courses, M.Sc. IT & M.Com. were started. In the year 2009-2010 B.Sc ISM, in 2010-2011 CA in 2011-2012 B.A. English was started. In the year 2012-2013 two more PG courses, MA English & M.Sc Mathematics were started.

In the same year, 2012-2013 Research Programmes M.Phil in Computer Science and Commerce, both full-time and part-time were started, in addition to the Ph.D. part-time in Commerce and English that we already have.

"Mazharul Uloom" means the threshold of knowledge or the fountain of knowledge. It refers to the source from where knowledge flows.

The College Motto is "Striver Secure Success" and its emblem has four symbols in it - crescent, lotus, book and  torch symbolizing  growth, knowledge, source of learning and light dispelling darkness of ignorance respectively. The staff and Management expect every student of the institution to live up to the Motto of the college

The College apart from its regular courses imparts moral and value education to the students. The teaching plan gives quality education to the students to enable them to become good citizens of our country.

The College also conducts awareness campaigns, personality development and service-oriented programs, etc. to instill leadership qualities, human values, team spirit, etc. in the minds of the students.

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History of AMES

The Ambur Muslim Educational Society, founded in the year 1905, made a humble beginning by starting a small elementary school for boys. Like a snowball, it has now grown ...