To strive for creating socially committed and economically prospective citizens through better quality teaching and efficient learning practices on par with the global standards of education.


  • To augment the resources required for attaining the pinnacle of excellence in teaching- learning process .
  • To enable the young learners to  strive  and  achieve  the research acumen required for social, economic and intellectual prosperity.
  • To foster skills required for employment prospects with the emerging global challenges by autonomous curriculum design.
  • To provide equal opportunities for women.students to face and succeed in modern societal challenges.

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Profile of the College

Government Arts College (Autonomous),
Salem-636 007 , TamilNadu

Year of Establishment : 1879
Affiliating University Periyar University, Salem-636011
Type of College : Government
Location of the College : Urban
No. of Departments Arts : 10 Science : 10
No. of Programmes UG : 20 PG : 19 M.Phil : 10 Ph.D : 10
UGC recognition 12B and 2f retrospectively from 1956
Status of the College Autonomous from 2007-08
NAAC Accreditations 2000 – *** (3 Star) 2006 – B++ ( 80.20 Score)
Area of the Campus 11 Acres.