List of educational institutions in Thanjavur

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St. Peters Higher Secondary School(Established in 1784)First school to teach English to Indians.Thanjavur is renowned[peacock term] for its culture of education. It is home to the famous[peacock term] Saraswati Mahal Library which dates back to the end of the 16th century[1] and contains over 30,000 rare manuscripts. It has now been fully computerized. There are many other libraries including The Central Library,Thanjavur. Currently, Thanjavur has four universities including Tamil University and several colleges including the renowned Thanjavur Medical College. There are also many research centres, including the Paddy Processing Research Centre (Now Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology) and Soil and Water Research Centre.


Engineering Colleges[edit]

Polytechnic Colleges[edit]

  • Ramya Sathianathan Polytechnic College, Pudupatti, Thanjavur
  • Annai Polytechnic College
  • CCMR Polytechnic
  • Periyar Centenary Polytechnic
  • Shanmuga Polytechnic
  • Vandayar Polytechnic College,Thanjavur

Medical Colleges[edit]

  • National Pharma Hospital & Research Institute
  • Orathanadu Veterinary Medical College (soon)
  • Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal sciences University (Research & Training Centre)
  • Thanjavur Medical College (Fourth Medical College in Tamil Nadu started in 1959[2])

= Paramedical College[edit]

  • Arasu Paramedical College
  • Konagarnadu College of Nursing
  • Mannai Narayanasamy College
  • Our Lady of Health College of Nursing
  • Amazing Institute of Paramedical Sciences

Nursing Colleges[edit]

  • Mannai Narayanasamy School of Nursing
  • Our Lady of Health College of Nursing
  • St. Xavier School and College of Nursing
  • Thanjavur Medical College

Business schools[edit]

  • Adaikala Matha Institute of Management
  • Bharath Institute of Management
  • Gnanam School of Business (GBS)

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  • Amazing Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology

Arts, Science and Management Studies[edit]

  • Abi & Abi College of Arts and Science
  • Adaikala Matha College
  • Annai Vailankanni Arts & Science college
  • Bharath College of Science and Management
  • Bonsecours College for Women
  • Marudhupandiar College
  • Na. Mu. Venkatasamy Nattar College
  • Nalli Kuppusamy Women's College
  • P R Institute of Management
  • Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy
  • Swamy Vivekanandha College of Arts and Science
  • Tamilvel Umamaheshwaranar Karanthai Arts & Science College
  • Vivekanandha College

Colleges of Education[edit]

  • Ramya Sathianathan College of Education, Pudupatti, Thanjavur
  • Bon Secours College of Education
  • John Britto College of Education
  • Dr. Velaichamy Nadar College of Education for Women
  • Maruthu Pandiar College of Education
  • P R College of Education
  • Dr.S.R.J.College of Education
  • Vandayar College of Education
  • SIMPRA College of Education

Teacher Training Institutes[edit]

  • Dharmambal Teacher Training Institute
  • Maruthu Pandiar Teacher Training Institute
  • St. John De Britto teachers Training Institute
  • Vandayar Teacher Training Institute


  • Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology (IICPT)

Alternate Medicine Institute[edit]

  • National Institute of Siddha, Homeopathy and Acupuncture (NISHA)

Autonomous Colleges[edit]

Online education[edit]



  • Auxilium Girl's Higher Secondary School
  • Bharathi Vidyalaya Matriculation School
  • Blake Higher Secondary School
  • Blossom Public School(CBSE)
  • Christ International School
  • Don Bosco Higher Secondary School
  • E D Thomas Memorial Higher Secondary School
  • Gnanam Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Girls Christian Higher Secondary School
  • Kalyanasundaram Higher Secondary School (KHSS) (Established in 1891)
  • Kamala Subramaniam Matriculation Higher Secondary School (KSMS)
  • Kendriya Vidyalaya (CBSE)
  • Little Scholars Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Maharishi Vidya Mandir Higher Secondary School
  • Maxwell Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Morning Star Matriculation School
  • Oriental High School
  • Radiant International School
  • Rajahs Higher Secondary School
  • Sacred Heart Girl's Higher Secondary School
  • Seventh-Day Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • Sri Venkateswara Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  • St. Antony's Higher Secondary School
  • St. Joseph Girls Higher Secondary School
  • St. Peters Higher Secondary School(Established in 1784)First school to teach English to Indians.
  • Thamarai International School (CBSE)
  • Thirumagal Higher Secondary School
  • Umamaheswara Higher Secondary School
  • St. Peters Higher Secondary School(Established in 1784)First school to teach English to Indians.]
  • Veeraragava Higher Secondary School
  • Yagappa Matriculation Public School
  • Yagappa International School


  1. ^ "History of Sarasvati Mahal Library". Official website, Sarasvati Mahal Library. NIC. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
  2. ^ "Thanjavur Medical College turns 50". The Hindu. 2010-11-10. Retrieved 2011-01-23. 
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