Government Arts College, Ooty

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Government Arts College, Udhagamandalam
Motto Do And Dare
Established 1955
Principal Dr.K.Sundaravali
Location Ooty, The Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu, India
Nickname GAC Ooty
Affiliations Bharathiar University

Government Arts College is an arts and science college located in Ooty in the Nilgiris district, Tamil Nadu, India. The college is located in a locale called Stone house hill named after the landmark building Stone House.

Before independence the present building of the college was the summer secretariat of the British Madras Presidency. Still today the Oak planted by Lord Sullivan in the 18th Century and the two other Oak trees planted by Lord and Lady Wellington, in college garden, when Ooty celebrates 100 Years. College is situated in a serene splendid atmosphere of the olden “Wothkalmund” (pronounced as Ootacamund by English people and presently Udhagamandalam). The college is offering Graduation, Post Graduation and Research in almost all disciplines. [1][2]

Courses offered[edit]

Under Graduate Courses

Post Graduate Courses

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ooty - Colleges". Retrieved 2011-11-24. 
  2. ^ a b Special Correspondent (Jun 19, 2009). "Counselling dates at Ooty Arts College". The Hindu. Retrieved 2011-11-24. 

Coordinates: 11°24′50″N 76°42′42″E / 11.413783°N 76.71154°E / 11.413783; 76.71154