Thiru Vi Ka Government Arts College, has been functioning smoothly catering to the needs of the aspirants of higher education in this socially and economically backward area of Tamilnadu. The College constantly endeavors to move towards its goal of excellence keeping in view of the global scenario and present-day challenges of life in the fast-changing world.

The Academic Council, headed by the Principal, governs the academic functioning of the college and also suggests measures for improving the standards of teaching-learning and evaluation. Meeting periodically, the council deliberates on various developmental measures for the student’s community.

The name of this college was changed to 'Thiru.Vi.Ka. Government Arts College' during the centenary celebrations of 'Thiru.Vi.Ka' the renowned Tamil scholar, and labour leader. The degree course in Zoology and the Commerce(evening) classes also were commenced in 1982-83. In 1990-91 the degree course in Physics was introduced and the M.Phil research degree course in History was started in 1995-96. Subsequently the vocational course in B.A., was commenced in 1997-98 and the Computer Science course at the Undergraduate level started functioning in 1998-99.


The vision of the institution is to become a premier institution by providing higher education with excellent quality to the rural youth by inculcating research spirit with global standard by instilling entrepreneurship with creativity.

The institute strives it best to impart quality education to its students in order to empower the youth and women of this region. Being the only government college in Thiruvarur the college attracts students in and around 30 kms of radius of its location. 93 percent of the students’ population are first generation learners and 82 percent are womenwho benefit from this institution.


To provide quality education in various fields as to help all-round development of the rural youth.

To provide conducive academic environment for knowledge sharing with scientific temper and inquiry.

To achieve innovative latest teaching learning methods, research orientation and extension activities to realize national goals including the adoption and promotion of knowledge output for human development.

To hone the students with well developed personality, skill development and creativity. To create awareness of human rights, value system, culture, heritage, scientific temper and environment.

To inculcate spiritual, moral and ethical education, this alone can ensure then nurturing and development of well-balanced personality.

The institute has developed its infrastructure upgrading its lab equipment well reputed with extraordinary characteristics like eminent and stable staff, consistent up gradation of lab equipment’s, large number of books and online e- journals subscriptions, special efforts for to develop communication skills and research ability of students. The projects are undertaken to address and resolve social problems related to health, education, environmental protection, water conservation. Various stakeholders such as parents, students, Alumni, Industries, etc were involved in the process of formulation of vision and mission.

Core Values Displayed in Campus

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  • Core Values Displayed in Campus Photo

  • Core Values Displayed in Backside Photo