About the College

Welcome to Government Arts College, Kulithalai- 639120.

             Government Arts College, Ayyarmalai, Kulithalai, Karur District 639120, is a higher educational institution run by the Government of Tamilnadu. It stands affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli 620024 since 2007. It is located at the foothill of Ayyarmalai, Kulithalai, Karur District 639120. It was established in the year 2007 (G.O. No. 270, Higher Education (G1) Department, Dated: 3.8.2007). It was originally named “Doctor Kalaignar Government Arts College.” It started functioning on 07.08.2007. In 2011 it was renamed “Government Arts College.” It is a co-educational institution offering 14 undergraduate programmes, 7 postgraduate programmes, 10 MPhil programmes and 8 PhD programmes.  It is recognized under Section 2 (f) & 12 B (F.No.8-370/2015 (CPP-I/C) dated 22.06.2016) by the University Grants Commission, New Delhi  in 2016. It was upgraded to the status of “Grade I” (G.O. Ms. No.130 dated 21.09.2020) by the Government of Tamilnadu in 2020. There are 2049 students on roll as on 30.09.2020 with 934 men students and 1115 women students. There are 73 teaching staff and 15 non-teaching staff. It has spread over about 24.81 acres of land. There are two blocks of building: A and B. Its standing with the majestic Ayyarmalai on its south and with its vast campus is a plain and serene beauty. It has been accredited by the NAAC with the score of 1.97 in 2020.