A.R.L.M. Matriculation Higher Secondary School

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Arcot Ramaswami Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar Matriculation Higher Secondary School
Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu
Type Co-educational
Established 1981
Principal Rajyoga Kumar
Number of students 2300
Campus Urban
Colour(s)      Sky blue and
     navy blue

Arcot Ramasamy Lakshmanaswami Mudhaliyar Matriculation Higher Secondary School, known as ARLM Matriculation Higher Secondary School is a school in Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded by, and named after, the Arcot Twins Arcot Ramasamy Mudaliar and A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar. Located in the heart of Cuddalore, it has a 7.5-acre (3.0 ha) campus. The school follows Matriculation unit system for its curriculum.


A private charitable educational trust, founded in 1973 by Sir A. Ramaswami Mudaliar sponsored the Arcot Ramaswami Mudaliar Educational Society(ARMES) in 1981. The ARM Trust received generous donations from the members of the family of Arcot twins, Sir A. Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar and Sir A. Ramaswami Mudaliar and formed the nucleus for starting the Arcot Ramaswami Lakshmanaswami Mudaliar (ARLM) Primary school in June 1981. A.R.Damodaran is the Correspondent.


The primary school was upgraded into a high school in 1983 and recognition was obtained from the Department of Education, Government of Tamil Nadu. The maiden batch was sent for the Matriculation Examination in 1986. The school was upgraded into Matriculation Higher Secondary School in 1988. The first batch of Higher Secondary students appeared for the Public Examination in 1988. The school celebrated its Silver Jubilee in 2006-2007.

Mr. G.S.Rajayogakumar is the Principal and Mr. Rajmohan is the vice principal.

School Principals[edit]

Mr.Sitaraman was the first Headmaster of the school. The timeline of the school principals is listed below (the list is incomplete):

  • Mr. Raj kumar
  • Mr. Subbarayalu
  • Mr. Rajmohan
  • Mr. G.S. Rajayogakumar(present principal)


  • Indoor auditorium
  • School bus
  • Library
  • Playground
  • audio visual room(for primary children)

Sporting facilities[edit]

  • Full-size football ground
  • Outdoor volleyball court
  • Ball badminton Court
  • Outdoor Badminton court
  • Outdoor gym
  • Hockey
  • Throwball
  • Cricket
  • Kho-kho
  • Tennikoit
  • Karate
  • Kabbadi

The kindergarten play area has swings and slides.

Inter-house competitions in games and athletics are conducted. Students are divided under four houses, for inter-house competitions:

  • Everest
  • Godwin
  • Kamet
  • Shasta


The annual events conducted in the school include the school day function and sports meet. The Founder's day function is held in January to commemorate the school founders, Arcot Ramaswamy Mudhaliar and Arcot Lakshnaswami Mudhaliar. A bi-annual literary meet iso held.


The school encourages students to enroll in social services aiding activities and has Scouts, NSS and Exnora services.

Coordinates: 11°45′21″N 79°46′04″E / 11.755728°N 79.767783°E / 11.755728; 79.767783