Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women was founded by Bhaktavatsalam Memorial Trust in memory of one the greatest sons of Bharat, Late Shri. M. Bhaktavatsalam, the former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. It started functioning in the academic year 1993-1994. The college is situated in Periyar Nagar, Korattur, Chennai- 600 080.

Late Shri. M.Bhaktavatsalam, a great statesman, an erudite scholar, statesman, a legal luminary, a patriot was deeply devoted to the cause of women’s education.

With the sole aim of serving for the betterment of women through education, Bhaktavatsalam Memorial College for Women imparts value-based education with the objective of moulding women into smart, educated persons capable of taking on global challenges to fulfill their aspirations.


The college emblem represents A TEACHER SITTING UNDER THE TREE WITH FRUITS AND TEACHING THE STUDENTS. The tree represents the experience of the teacher and the fruits represent the knowledge imparted by the teacher to the students.

The college motto is ‘Thamasoma Jyothir Gamaya’ which means ‘Lead me from Darkness to Light’.