About the College
Thiru Kolanjiappar Government Arts College started functioning in the name of Lord Kolanjiappar from the year of 1966. Since then the college caters the educational needs of the socially and economically backward students community in the 40 kms radious of Vriddhachalam taluk. This is the only Government college in this area offering totally free of cost education to the downtrodden as per the Government of Tamilnadu norms. This college is located in a 42 acre sprawling beautiful campus in the riverbank of Manimutha. This college is accorded a permanent recognised status under sec 2(f) and 12(b) by the U.G.C. in the year 1971. The college is affiliated to Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore and offering 10 under graduate courses and 7 post graduate courses as well as research programmes in Tamil literature.
The college is a co-educational institute equipped with a language lab and well stacked library with good number of collections. The number of students enrolment for Arts, Science and Commerce stream is steadily increasing year by year. At present there are about 3000 students studying various courses. There are about 100 teaching and non-teaching staff members serving in this institution.