Government Arts College, Coimbatore

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Coordinates: 10°59′54.6″N 76°58′18.84″E / 10.998500°N 76.9719000°E / 10.998500; 76.9719000

Government Arts College
Motto Sapere Aude
Motto in English
Dare to be wise
Type Government co-educational autonomous
Established 1868; 149 years ago (1868)
Principal Dr P.Jayalakshm
Location Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Campus 13.6 acres (5.5 ha)
Affiliations Bharathiar University[1]
Website http://www.gacbe.ac.in/
Govartcbe logo.jpg

Government Arts College is an autonomous college located in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India and affiliated to Bharathiar University.[2] It is located in the Arts College road, opposite to Cheran towers.

History[edit]

Government Arts College started as an Anglo-vernacular school in 1852. The college was established before the start of Madras University. It became a graduate college in 1870 and almost a century later, a post-graduate college in 1964[3] and affiliated with Bharathiar University.

The college blazon was adopted as early as 1868 by then Principal C. C. Flanagan. After that it changed, in 1953 as a part of the centenary year celebration and in 1999 after the college was accredited, with four stars.[4]

Courses offered[edit]

Doctoral programmes:

  • Ph.D. (Botany - Plant Biology & Bio-Technology)
  • Ph.D. (Chemistry)
  • Ph.D. (English Lang.& Literature)
  • Ph.D. (Mathematics)
  • Ph.D. (Physics)
  • Ph.D. (Zoology - Animal Science & Bio-Technology)
  • Ph.D.(Part-time)(Public Administration)

Research programmes:

  • M.Phil. (Botany - Plant Biology & Bio-Technology)
  • M.Phil. (Geography)
  • M.Phil. (Chemistry)
  • M.Phil. (Computer Science)
  • M.Phil. (English Lang.& Literature)
  • M.Phil. (Mathematics)
  • M.Phil. (Physics)
  • M.Phil. (Zoology - Animal Science & Bio-Technology)
  • M.Phil.(F.T)(P.T)-Public administration

Post-graduate courses:

  • MTTM (Master of Tourism & Travel Management)
  • M.A. (Political Science)
  • M.Sc. (Applied Geography)
  • M.Sc. (Botany - Plant Biology & Bio-Technology)
  • M.A. (Business Economics)
  • M.Sc. (Chemistry)
  • M.Com. (Commerce)
  • M.Com (Computer Applications)
  • M.C.A. (Computer Applications)
  • M.Sc. (Computer Science)
  • M.A. (English Lang.& Literature)
  • M.A. (History)
  • M.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • M.Sc. (Physics)
  • M.A. (Public Administration)
  • M.A. (Tamil Literature)
  • M.Sc. (Zoology - Animal Science & Bio-Technology)

Undergraduate courses:

  • B.Sc. (Physics)
  • B.Sc. (Chemistry)
  • B.Sc. (Botany)
  • B.Sc. (Zoology)
  • B.Sc. (Computer Science)
  • B.Sc. (Information Technology)
  • B.Sc. (Geography)
  • B.Sc. (Mathematics)
  • B.Sc. (Psychology)
  • B.Sc. (Statistics)
  • B.B.A. (Business Administration)
  • B.Com. (Commerce)
  • B.Com. (Computer Applications)
  • B.A. (Tourism & Travel Management)
  • B.A. (Economics)
  • B.A. (English Literature)
  • B.A. (History)
  • B.A. (Political Science)
  • B.A. (Public Administration)
  • B.A. (Tamil Literature)
  • B.A (Defence Studies)

Facilities[edit]

  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Classrooms
  • Hostels
  • Canteen
  • Medical care
  • Computer lab
  • Seminars and workshops
  • Sports and games

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Colleges affiliated to bharathiar university". Bharathiar University. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  2. ^ BU affiliated College
  3. ^ "About us". Government arts Coimbatore. Retrieved March 26, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Our College Blazon". Retrieved March 26, 2012. 

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