Vaish Mahila Mahavidyalya was founded in 1973 as the ‘Girls section’ of Vaish College, Rohtak by Vaish Education Society in order to promote and encourage higher education for girls in this region. In 1992, the college got the status of an independent girls’ college. It was covered under 2 F and 12 B by UGC and has been receiving grant from UGC from the session 1997-1998. The college is affiliated to Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak and is imparting quality education to girls belonging to both urban and rural areas under Arts, Commerce, BBA and Computer faculties. In the beginning, only B.A classes were started in the college. Then seeing the good response of students, B.Com (regular) was introduced in 1981. B.Com (vocational) and BCA (regular) with were introduced in 2001 and PGDCA (regular) in 2004. M.Sc (regular) in Computer Science was introduced in the session 2008-09 and the college gained the status of a post-graduate college. From the session 2009-10 BBA has been started. Four PG courses, M.A English, M.A. Economics, M.Com and M.Sc Maths were introduced in the session 2010-11 and two PG courses, M.A Hindi and M.Sc Maths with Computer Science in 2011-12.There has been a constant increase in the strength of students in the college over past few years. In the session 2012-13, approx. 2200 students were enrolled in different regular courses in the college.
Along with the addition of new courses, there has been a continuous improvement in the infra-structure and other needed facilities in the college. At present, the college has 6 spacious, fully air-conditioned computer labs and 270 computers with LCD Projector and internet facilities. The college has also got its own Girls’ hostel through which boarding facilities are being provided to the girl students from far off areas from the session 2008-09. A language lab has recently been established in the college from UGC grant for improving the communication skills of the students. The college has a well stocked library. The number of books in the library has been increasing every year. There are approx. 25000 books of different subjects in our library at present. ‘Yashaswinee’ the annual magazine of the college brings out the hidden talents and creativity of the students in the form of write-ups in Hindi, English, Sanskrit, Commerce and IT section languages.
Because of conducive academic atmosphere, the results of our college have always been higher than university results. Every year, our students get positions in university merit list. Besides studies, our students also excel in cultural and literary activities. They participate in different cultural and literary competitions organized at inter-college, inter-university, district and state level and in zonal and inter-zonal youth festivals, and win baskets of prizes every year. Our students have won many medals in various sports like kho-kho, Kabbadi (Haryana style and National style), Judo, badminton, tug of war, hockey, weightlifting and power lifting, wrestling etc. organized at inter college and inter–university levels and also in state and national level championships. We have had international level players in wrestling like Sakshi Malik and Reetu Malik. Various cells and committees like women cell, NSS, student welfare, anti-ragging and redressal cell, legal literacy cell, career and guidance cell, placement cell, SC/BC cell, Red ribbon committee, Youth Red Cross committee etc. are formed which function with a particular objective and organize activities related to that objective. The management of college plays a vital role in the smooth functioning of the college. Presently it is being run under the guidance of Member Advisory Committee and DC- cum-Administrator Vaish Education Society, Rohtak.
Courses run in the college:
Regular undergraduate courses, B.A, B.Com (Pass course, Vocational & Hon.), BCA and BBA , the college is also running 7 regular PG courses in M.A. English, M.A Economics, M.A Hindi, M.Com, M.Sc Maths, M.Sc Maths with Computer Science and M.Sc Computer Science. Out of these, B.A and B.Com (Pass) courses are aided by Haryana Government and B.Com (Vocational & Hon.), BBA, BCA and PG courses are run under self financing scheme. A distance education centre has also been established in the college which runs B.A, B.Com and MCA course.Besides, UGC sponsored add on course in Fashion Designing is being run.