Sri Subramaniaswamy Government Arts College started functioning in the year 1970 to meet the great demand in the locality for an institution known for excellence in higher education. The college is located at Tiruttani, one of the six sacred abodes of Lord Muruga. The college shifted its campus from a private construction to the newly built edifice located on the Chennai-Tiruttani highway in the year 1976. University of Madras gave approval for the undergraduate courses of History (1977), Economics (1978), English Literature (1979), Mathematics (1981), Commerce (1982), Physics (1998) and Computer Science (1998). In the year 2013-14 many courses were started like Undergraduate courses of B.A (Tamil), B.Com (Corp. Secretaryship), BCA , BBA ) and BCom (General) and the Post Graduate courses of M.A (Economics), M.A (Tamil), M.A (English), MSc(Computer Science), M.Com (Coporate Secretaryship), M.Com (General), MSc (Mathematics) and MSc (Physics) and the Research Programs-MPhil (History, Economics and Computer science) and PhD in Economics and History.
The institution was recognized by the UGC in the year 1989. The NAAC accredited the institution with B++ during the academic year 2004-2005. The institution takes much pride in the overall quality of institution that has improved significantly since the previous NAAC accreditation. This has become possible due to the financial and moral support from the Govt. of Tamil Nadu and UGC, and through the vigorous efforts of the faculty of all the departments, administrative staffs, alumnus and the students of the institution.
The main aim of the institution is to impart quality education to the students hailing from the rural background. The institution plays a crucial role in providing constructive pragmatic educational services to the students hailing from socially and economically marginalized sections. The institution aspires to shed the darkness of ignorance by igniting the lamp of knowledge. The promotion of knowledge among the students by kindling their intellectual acumen, and by endorsing their physical robustness is the twofold objectives of our institution.
To provide holistic education to the students through scientific and value based education and thus to facilitate them in leading a purposeful life filled with moral and spiritual values.
To meet the contemporary global state of affairs by promoting academic excellence, personal ethics, soft skills among students through knowledge support by initiating field action and improve the quality of life of our social fabric.