Alagappa Government Arts College Karaikudi, in Ramanathapuram/Ramnad district of Tamil Nadu, offers UG and PG courses in faculties of Arts, Science, Commerce, and Business Studies.

Alagappa Government Arts College Karaikudi

Alagappa Government Arts College, situated at Karaikudi, in Ramnad district of Tamil Nadu, was established in 1947. Founded by the well known philanthropist Late Dr. RM Alagappa Chettiar of Kottaiyur, the college aims at offering qualitative higher education for the backward people of erstwhile Ramnad district and its nearby areas. Affiliated to Alagappa University, Alagappa Government Arts College is also accredited and assessed by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The Government of Tamil Nadu took over the management of the College in 1985 to offer several undergraduate and post graduate programmes in Arts, Science, and Commerce at affordable cost. Besides, the institute runs various professional courses.

Affiliated to: Alagappa University



The college offers the following undergraduate courses:

B Com
B Sc
BA (Hons)
    BA (Hons) Business Economics

Post Graduate:

The college offers the following post graduate courses:

M Com
M Sc


Candidates who have passed 10+2 examination, or its equivalent, in Arts subject from Tamil Nadu State Board of Education or its equivalent are eligible to apply for the BA/B Com/BBE/BBA/BCA programmes offered here. Those who have completed the same in science subjects are eligible for B Sc courses.

Post Graduate:
Candidates who have completed their graduation in relevant subjects can apply for the MA/M Sc/M Com courses offered here.
Admission Procedure:

Admission into several undergraduate programmes is based on the percentage of marks obtained by the students and according to the norms of Alagappa University.

Post Graduate:
Admission into several post graduate programmes is done on the basis of merit as per the norms of Alagappa University.
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Computer Centre
  • Sports & Games
  • Canteen
  • Auditorium
  • Health Facility
  • Co-curricular Activities

Contact Address:
Alagappa Government Arts College Karaikudi
Ramanathapuram - 630 003, Tamil Nadu
Phone: +91-4565-224521, 225205 , 225

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