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Government Arts College Autonomous, Salem

 
Government Arts College Autonomous, Salem
City Salem, Tamil Nadu, India
Established 1879
Affiliated to Periyar University, Salem
Address Vincent,
Kumarasamipatti,
Salem,
Tamil Nadu - 636007
Phone 0427 241 3273
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Government Arts College Autonomous, Salem was established in the year 1879, Government Arts College Autonomous, Salem is affiliated to Periyar University, Salem

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    Government Arts College, Maravaneri, Salem is the oldest higher education institution in Salem District. It was improved as an Anglo-Vernacular School in 1857 by A.J. Alexander Arbuthnot and converted into District School (Zillah High School) with 195 students. The school functioned in a rented building till 1863, then it moved to its own building, constructed in collaboration with public subscription and Government grant. In 1864 the school sent its first batch of students to Madras University’s Matriculation Examination.

    In March 1879, the school was upgraded and affiliated to Madras University. Seven students attended First Arts Examination held in 1880-81. Salem Municipality had the privilege to manage and develop the higher educational institution in the district. In 1944, it was raised to the status of the first grade college. The new building was not sufficient to accommodate the increased strength of the students. Rathinasamy Pillai, the Municipal Chairman, played a prominent role in making the college to cope with the increased number of students. With great effort, he was able to construct a second building with subscriptions and donations received from the public and other institutions. Hence during that period, the student strength of the college increased from 408 to 1008.

    In 1st April 1960, the college was undertaken by the Government and began to function under the Education Department of Tamil Nadu Government. In 1969, P.G. Courses in Maths, History and English had been introduced. In 1979, B.A. Degree course in Co-Operation had been introduced. In 1994-95, B.Sc. Degree course in Computer Science had been introduced.

    The centenary celebrations of the college took place on 19.11.1998 owing to the genuine efforts taken by the Honorable Minister for Agriculture, Mr. S.Veerapandi Arumugam. He presided over the function and honorable minister for education Prof. K.Anbazhagan laid the foundation stone for the centenary Building.

    The construction of the first floor of the centenary building commenced on 04.11.2000. The Honorable Chief Minister for Tamil Nadu Dr. M. Karunanithi inaugurated the building on 04.11.2001.

    In 2000, the NAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council) inspected this college and granted three star status. The Department of Tamil started its Research programmes in 2001-2002.

    From the year 2002-03, Botany – Vocational Biotechnology (E.M) Course has been conducted in the department of Botany with the monetary support of the UGC. Since 2003-04 M.Phil and Ph.D., both full – time and part-time, courses have been taught in the department of Economics. From the academic year 2003 – 04, under self-financing scheme B.B.A., M.Com. and M.A.(Co-Op) courses have commenced for the first time.

    In the academic year 2004-05, some more self-financing courses like B.Sc.(Statistics & CA), BCA, AICTE approved MCA and M.Sc (Computer Science) started functioning . From the year 2005- 06, B.A. Co-Op (T.M), M.Sc. ( Stat. ) and M.Sc. Botany courses also were commenced under self-supporting scheme. In the same year English, Geology and History departments started offering M.Phil and Ph.D research programmes (Full –time and Part-time).

    From 2008-09 Ph.D Full-time and Part-time research activities began in the department of Statistics. All self-financing courses started until 2005-06 were converted into regular courses by the Govt. of Tamil Nadu in the year 2006-07.
    Representatives of the NAAC, appointed by the UGC reaccredited the college in the year 2006 and conferred B++ status.

    A body of academicians appointed by the UGC to grant autonomy to college visited the college and offered autonomous status to our college in the year 2007-08 . From the commencement of autonomous status, the old method of examination was replaced by an alternative system with internal marks in semester system.

    In accordance with the order of Government of Tamilnadu, shift system was introduced in the year 2007-08 and the second shift classes started functioning in departments like Maths, Computer Science, Tamil, English, Commerce, History and Co-Operation for the benefit of the students from the lower strata of society.

    Government Arts College Autonomous, Salem offers various graduate courses as well as Post Graduate courses.

    Masters Degree Courses

    Master of Science (MSc Mathematics)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in Master of Science (MSc Mathematics)

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    Master of Science (MSc Mathematics)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in Master of Science (MSc Mathematics)

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Arts (MA Tamil)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.A Tamil

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    Master of Arts (MA English)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.A English

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    Master of Arts (MA History)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.A History

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    Master of Science (MSc Statistics)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.Sc Statistics

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Science (MSc Chemistry)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.Sc Chemistry

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Science (MSc Botany)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.Sc Botany

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    Master of Science (MSc Applied Geology)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.Sc Applied Geology

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    Master of Science (MSc Computer Science)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.Sc Computer Science

    View Details Duration: 2 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Master of Commerce (MCom Commerce)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 2 Years Full Time Masters Degree in M.Com Commerce

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    Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Masters Degree in Master of Computer Application (MCA)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Masters Degree

    Bachelors Degree Courses

    Bachelor of Science (BSc Zoology)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Zoology

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    Bachelor of Science (BSc Botany)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Botany

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science (BSc Computer Science)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Computer Science

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Computer application (BCA)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Computer application (BCA)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Arts (BA Tamil)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.A Tamil

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    Bachelor of Arts (BA English Special)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.A English Special Course (B.A English Special)

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    Bachelor of Arts (BA History)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.A History Course (B.A History)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Arts (BA Economics)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.A Economics Course (B.A Economics)

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    Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Commerce (BCom Co Operation)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Com Co Operation

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers Full Time Bachelors Degree in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science (BSc Mathematics)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Mathematics

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science (BSc Statistics)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Statistics

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science (BSc Physics)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Physics

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science (BSc Chemistry)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Chemistry

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree

    Bachelor of Science (BSc Geography)

    Government Arts College(Autonomous), Salem offers 3 Years Full Time Bachelors Degree in B.Sc Geography

    View Details Duration: 3 Years    Learning Mode: Full Time    Course Level: Bachelors Degree
     
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      Alumni
      Generations of past students, both male and female, are proud to be known and enjoy maintaining their connection with the college and each other. Please write to [email protected] with link of existing almuni group, or request for creation of group.