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The National College is an institution for higher education at Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India. Established in 1919, the college provides education to economically and socially deprived students.
During the Indian independence movement, the college was a breeding ground for nationalist sentiment.
Academic programs include Tamil and English Literature, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Commerce, Management, Economics, Philosophy, Botany, Zoology and History.
Prominent visitors to the college include Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajaji, C. N. Annadurai, as well as alumnus, R. Venkataraman, who went on to become President of India.