Jayaraj Annapackiam College for Women (Autonomous), Periyakulam, re-accredited with ‘A’ Grade at 3.36 CGPA in the Accreditation Cycle – 3 by the NAAC, renowned for its yeoman service in the field of Higher Education exclusively for women, established in 1971 as a Minority Christian Institution founded by the Sisters of St. Anne of Tiruchirapalli, a religious congregation, has a motto “Serve with Love” and has been affiliated to Mother Teresa Women’s University, Kodaikanal, since October, 2002.
Within a short span of nearly five decades, the College has become a locus of higher education in Theni Dtistrict as it has introduced programmes catering to the needs of students and now it offers 9 U.G. Aided Programmes, 8 U.G. Un-Aided Programmes, 3 P.G. Aided Programmes, 6 P.G. Un-Aided Programmes, 6 M.Phil. Programmes, 6 Ph.D. Programmes, 1 P.G. Diploma, 3 Diploma, 13 Certificate Courses, 3 Diploma and 2 Vocational Courses in JAC Community College under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) through need-based, relevant, learner-centered, skill, job and value-oriented curriculum to enhance the research activities to impart quality-value based higher education on par with global standard.
The College is supported by DST – FIST from the academic year 2015-16. Since the time of its inception, striving tirelessly towards perfection in realizing the institution’s vision and mission under the banner of its motto “Serve with love”, the College has been significantly contributing to the mission of empowering the marginalized, rural, economically weaker young women through quality Education.