Kongunadu Arts and Science College started in the year 1973-74, has grown tremendously in academic stature and is now offering 18 UG and 14 PG courses. The college has been Re-accredited with “A” Grade-3.64 CGPA out of 4 by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in the 3rd Cycle.Recognizing the quality of Teaching imparted in this college, the University Grants Commission (UGC) awarded the status of “College with Potential for Excellence” (CPE) to the college in the year 2011. Autonomy which was granted to the college in the year 2004 has been extended by the UGC upto 2021-2022. The Library and Information Centre in the College has a vast collection of books, e-books and e-journals with fully computerised digital catalog.
Area of Excellence
Research in Physical & Biological Sciences and Arts and Languages (English & Tamil), Library and Information Science & Physical Education. Adopted villages under Extension activities
Research Capability and Focus Area
Sanctioned Strength: Mphil : 271 PhD: 304 So far, 661 candidates have been awarded with M.Phil degrees and 287 candidates with PhD degrees. 102 staff members holding PhD degree.
Notable Research / Publication
1. Characterization of CdTe thin film—dependence of structural and optical properties on temperature and thickness 2. Associated topologies of generalized α-closed sets and α-generalized closed sets 3. Consensus of the'Malasars' traditional aboriginal knowledge of medicinal plants in the Velliangiri holy hills, India
Kongunadu Arts and Science is embedded within all teaching and learning, with interactive whiteboards in all classrooms and ICT laboratories.
The library is stocked with a large numbers of books, magazines, Indian & International Journals, online Journals and other online resources supporting all aspects of studies and and research.