Government Arts College, Trichy is affiliated to Bharathidasan University, Trichy. The college is located on the national highway towards Tanjore. The College formerly known asDr.NavalarNedunchezhiyan Government Arts College was started in the academic year 1973-1974. Started with two courses the college later upgraded with various arts, science and research subjects. The college has well established laboratories in all departments and a language lab in the English department. In the year 2005 the college was accredited with B+ Grade by NAAC. Presently the college offers 17 UG Courses and 18PG courses in the First Shift and UG courses in the second shift. The arts and science departments are offering MPhil and PhD programmes
The Mission of the college reflects the mission of the Government, i.e., to provide education to economically backward students and to empower them with knowledge and skills at an affordable cost.
- To prepare them fit in the competitive job market
- To help foster in the minds of students, ethics and virtues that would help in the holistic development of the individual.
- To provide a platform to serve the society through extension activities, enabling them to develop personality and leadership skills.
- To promote creativity in students by enabling them to take part in extra-curricular activities.
- To provide confidence to the students to face challenges in competitive life.
The Vision of our college is to empower the economically and socially backward rural students to cope with the changing trends and meet the challenges by offering quality, value-based education and to ensure their upward mobility by moulding them into self-radiant and responsible citizens with ethics and employable skills.