Government Arts College (Autonomous), one of the best government institutions in Tamil Nadu, ranks 33rd in the college category of NIRF ranking 2019. The institute offers a plethora of UG, PG and Ph.D. courses in different fields of Arts, Commerce, and Science. Admission to the majority of these courses is done on the basis of merit. Selection is based on the marks obtained by the candidates in the last institution attended. Reservations for SC/ ST/ OBC categories are given as per the norms of the State and Central Government.
The institute organizes campus recruitment drives every year inviting multi-national, national, and regional organizations. Few companies that visit the campus annually are Act Fibernet, Vodafone, HDFC Home Loan, KFC, Cognizant, etc.
|Established | Institute type||1852 | Government|
|Affiliated to||Bharathiar University|
|Accredited to||NAAC A|
|Courses Offered||UG, PG, and Ph.D.|
|Admission Criteria||Merit/ Entrance + counseling|
|Accepted Exam score||TANCET|
|Top Recruiters||Act Fibernet, Vodafone, HDFC Home Loan, KFC, Cognizant|
|Facilities Available||Hostels, Library, Students’ co-operative store, Computer training center, Infotech Hall, Canteen, Auditorium, Museum|
The institute has been ranked 33rd in the NIRF (college category) Ranking 2019
The institute offers many UG, PG and Ph.D. courses in three different domains of science, arts, and commerce. A brief of these courses are mentioned in this section:
|Bachelor of Arts|
|Bachelor of Science|
|Bachelor of Commerce|
|Master of Arts|
|Master of Science|
|Master of Commerce|
|M.Phil. / Ph.D|
Admission to Govt. Arts College is merit-based. The students can apply both online as well as offline. For admission in Diploma and UG courses, applicants must have passed 10+2 in relevant subjects from any recognized Board such as CBSE/ ICSE/ State Board.
Photocopies of the following should be enclosed with the filled-in application:
Original Certificates are to be produced at the time of admission only. However, if a candidate fails to produce the relevant certificates in original at the time of Counselling for admission, the admission shall be canceled.
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Other facilities include:
Ques. How many courses does the college offer?
Ans. The college offers 22 UG and 21 PG courses.
Ques. Does the college have collaboration with foreign universities?
Ans. As globalization has reached the education sector, the college has geared up to grab new opportunities, and thus the Tamil Nadu State Higher Education Council has entered into collaborations with universities in U.K. These collaborations enable the college to offer students programs in the U.K. Universities. Many postgraduate students have completed the post-graduation program under the foreign study program.
Ques. Is there any reservation quota for admission to the college?
Ans. The admission shall be made purely on the basis of Merit subject to the rule of reservation of the Government of Tamil Nadu.
Ques. What is the mode of applying for admission?
Ans. Candidates have to apply offline by filling the application form and submitting it along with the required documents.
Ques. How are the placements of the college?
Ans. The placement cell of the college has been functioning actively over the years. The cell has been able to place 150 students in renowned companies for both part-time and full-time jobs. Apart from campus placement, the cell also plays a pivotal role in counseling and guiding the students of the college by organizing special lectures and soft skill programs. In the year 2018, a total of 232 students were placed on and off the campus.
Ques. Does Govt. Arts College provides scholarships to students?
Ans. The UnderGraduate and Postgraduate students of the following communities and categories are eligible for various scholarships and concession: