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Female Education remained neglected for long and education meant the ability to read the scriptures. Writing was not encouraged the question of school education had not received the stat’s care owing to the policy of non-intervention followed by the court of Directors. Though much was spoken of the importance of female education in the wood’s dispatch of 1854 and in the Education commissions of 1882 all girls education in the Tamilnadu was to a great extent confined to primary education only. Between the 1897-1902. Three women of south India look the M.A. Degree from the Madras University. In 1901-1902, only one female student qualified for the B.A Degree this indicates that the public opinion was not in favor of girl’s higher education. Hence in the beginning of the 20th century, the State Government of Madras fully accepted the Proposition.