College Name : Muthayammal College of Arts and Science
Muthayammal Educational Trust was founded on the basic principle of serving the adjacent rural communities and brining to this region of South India, quality higher education and thus paves way for a wider variety of career options. The group of institutions is located on a sprawling campus and make for a quiet and stimulating learning environment. Infrastructure and other facilities compare to the best in the field.
Muthayammal College of Arts & Science was established in the year 1994. It is affiliated to Periyar University, Salem. It not only caters to the need of Rasipuram and neighbouring areas but also draws a good number of students from the neighbouring states of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka. It is surprising to note that a couple of students from distant northern states like Jammu and Kashmir, West-Bengal, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Chandikar, Manipur, Delhi and Union territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands, Uttaranjal, Orissa, Maharashtra, Jharkhand, have joined this institution which is situated in a clam, rural area in the interior part of Tamil Nadu. And also a few students from Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal & Kenya have joined this institution.
The Management takes every possible step to provide standard education coupled with discipline. Well furnished class rooms, laboratories with the latest apparatus and equipments to suit the needs of new syllabi, a library with 18250 volumes and as many as 125 research journals and magazines, make this institution an excellent centre for learning. Our ultra-modern computer laboratories make the computer based education easy, interesting and valuable.
Besides education, the students are encouraged to take active part in games and sports. A vast playground within our campus facilitates to achieve this aim.
Prof.S.Palaniappan, M.Sc., FCIB., was the first Principal from 1994-2002. His untiring care for eight long years was largely responsible for the growth and development of the institution from its infancy. He was succeeded by Dr.M.Sundararajan, M.Sc., Ph.D., who assumed office as Principal.
The college campus with imposing buildings is situated 5 km away from Rasipuram on the east in a calm, serene, rural area and is well connected by buses. Nestled amidst the sylvan steeings of verdant farmlands, the college provides a serene ambiance to facilitate focused learning.
Highlights of the Learning Experience: •Highly qualified faculty members with vast experience in academic and industry.
•Well equipped separate laboratories for each discipline of study.
•Exclusive facilities for the disciplines of Hotel Management and Fashion Design (Separate Block).
•Our UG Biotechnology students win gold medals and ranks in the University Examinations from 2004 onwards.
•Library with over 30,000 volumes of books related to all subjects and regular subscription to National / International journals and e-publications.
•Research facilities to help scholars pursue M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes at the College.
•Specially equipped Biotechnology laboratory, one-of-its-kind in the state of Tamil Nadu.
•Guest Lectures and Interactions with visiting faculty for gaining exposure into the core areas of study.
•National Level Seminars attracting scholars and Research personnel for sharing knowledge. LIBRARY: There are two libraries, one general and the other, exclusively for MCA students. Apart from these, Each department has separate book-collections. The library started in the year 1994 with 2000 volumes, has steadily grown in stature and at present it accommodates 17,000 volumes of books and 150 journals & magazines including International Journals. THe library is a member IEEE society, USA. The library consists of four sections. (a) Reference (b) Lending (c) Reading Room and (d) Department Libraries.
COMPUTER CENTRE: The Computer Centre was established with the objective of providing computational environment for the academic and research community of the institution and also cater to the computational needs of faculty members. The centre offers training and development (including assignment, manuscript preparation etc) apart from being a support service for the faculty, student and staff.
HOSTELS: Separate hostels for UG students, PG students and girl students are available respectively. Hostel rooms are bath attached. Realizing the importance of providing pure and clean water to all the students, the management has set up mineral-water plants at a great cost. Hygienically prepared vegetarian and non-vegetarian food is supplied to the hostelers. Hostels are run on 'dividing system'.
TRANSPORT: A fleet of 50 buses are operated for the convenience of students and staff coming from Salem, Seshanchavadi, Ayothiyapattanam, Yercaud Foot Hills, Mettur, Mecheri, Nangavalli, Theevattipatti, Omalur, Tharamangalam, Junction, Steel Plant, Edappadi, Magudanchavadi, Sankari, Vennandur, Attayampatti, Vempadithalam, Elampillai, Erode, Tiruchengode, SPB Colony, Pallipalayam, Mohanur, Velagoundampatti, Yellur, Paramathi Velur, TNPL, Erumapatti, Thadayangarpet, Namakkal, Sendamangalam, Belukurichi, Veeraganur, Gangavalli, Thammampatti, Valappadi, Attur, Thalaivasal.
The aim of this department is to impart training right from first year of study and make every student employed in the best industries of their choice. The Department is headed by HR personnel with wide range of knowledge and experience.
To supplement the theoretical knowledge gained thro' classroom study, students are taught on all aspects of practical applications by the experts drawn from various industries and academia. Interactive sessions on core areas chaired by Job providers are also arranged. The well defined agreement with top notch corporate and software companies, help to conduct interviews in the college all through the years.
In this direction, students are pre-tested with different set of questions at appropriate intervals. This process makes the students to be thorough with the subjects they have studied right from their first year and keeps them ready to face interviews. The salient feature of this exercise is the interaction among the students by means of question-answer session designed by themselves.
Through specialized training, the students acquaint themselves with the knowledge and skills required to excel. The consistent placement record of the institutions makes us feel proud and encourage the students to persue their studies in the institutions.
The College is located at Rasipuram, 240km away from Bangalore, 165km away from Coimbatore and 36km away from Salem on the Rasipuram-Attur State highway. The nearest bus terminal & railway junction are Rasipuram and Salem respectively. If you have light luggage you could consider taking a bus to MCAS from Rasipuram Bus Terminal. If you take any of them, get down at MCAS.
Muthayammal College of Arts & Science, Rasipuram - 637 408. Namakkal District Tamil Nadu, South India.