National College founded in the year 1919 is a glorious example of meaningful correlation between dynamism of society and dynamism of education. Sri. R. Venkatraman, the Former President of India; Dr. C. Rengarajan, Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India; and Sri. C.V. Narasimhan, Former Asst. Secretary General, UNO, are a few among the long list of illustrious Alumni of the College. UGC conferred Autonomous Status to the College in 2010 and extended the status till the year 2021-22 recently. UGC also recognized the College as College with Potential for Excellence in 2012. NAAC has re-accredited the College in the 3rd Cycle at 'A+' level with a score of 3.61 CGPA. The College offers 20 UG, 19 PG, 11 M.Phil. and 13 Ph.D. programme in diverse field. With a student strength of 3630 the College is contributing its might to the cause of higher education of the under privileged.
Area of Excellence
Biotechnology, Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Commerce are the departments that are producing excellent output
Research Capability and Focus Area
All the PG Departments offer research programmes like MPhil and Ph.D. and conduct sponsored research projects. The areas of focus are Stem cell Biology, Cancer Biology, Bioremediation, Crystal Growth, Plant Tissue Culture, Natural Product, Organic and inorganic synthesis, Nanoparticle synthesis and characterization, Micropalaentology, Remote sensing and Geomorphology.
Notable Research / Publication
Anand KV, Mohamed Jaabir MS, Thomas PA, Geraldine P. Protective role of chrysin against oxidative stress in d-galactose-induced aging in an experimental rat model. Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2012 Oct;12(4):741-50 V. Natchimuthu, Srinivas Bandaru, Anuraj Nayarisseri, S. Ravi (2017) Design, synthesis and computational evaluation of a novel intermediate salt of N-cyclohexyl-N-(cyclohexylcarbamoyl)-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzamide as potential potassium channel blocker in epileptic paroxysmal seizures, Computational Biology and Chemistry, 64 (2016) 64–73. V. Gokula (2016) Are Spot-billed Pelican in Tamilnadu really in peril? SACON NEWS. Vol 13(4): Oct-Dec. A. Robert Xavier, A.T. Ravichandran, K. Ravichandran, Srinivas Mantha, D. Ravinder (2017) Sm doping effect on structural, morphological, luminescence and antibacterial activity of CdO nanoparticles Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 27 (11), 11182-11187 P.S.S. Akilashri (2016) Efficient Segmentation Method for Textured images by using SVD in International Journal of computer science and mobile applications. Volume- 4, Issue 4, 2016, Page 20-27. ISSN No. 2321-8363. Impact factor: 4.123. Manju Somanath (2016) Congruum Problem, International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematical Sciences, Vol.9, 123 – 131. Manju Somanath & K. Raja (2016) Families of Solutions of a Cubic Diophantine Equation, International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, Vol. 4, 432-434. V. Renuga (2017) Protic Ionic Liquid Assisted Synthesis & Characterization of Ferromagnetic Cobaltoxide Nanocatalyst, Journal of Inorganic & Organometallic Polimers and Material J. Inorg Orgament Polimer, 27:446-454.