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Government Arts College, [GAC] Salem

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Reviews About Government Arts College, [GAC] Salem

Master of Science [M.Sc] (Chemistry), batch of 2018
  • Morning 8;25-aftnoon 1;10 college timings weekly 2 test must conducted every subject minimum 3 assignment must be submitted
  • Nice but some professor teach can't understand the topic Good

  • Am new to this college till now I can't see the student association on my campus Sports and cultural Normal

About Government Arts College, [GAC] Salem

Salem Government Arts College at Maravaneri area is the oldest higher education centre in Salem District. It was improved as an Anglo-Vernacular School in 1857 by A.J. Alexander Arbuthnot. In the same year, it was converted into district school (Zillah high school). Then 195 students studied in that school. The school was accommodated in a rented building till 1863 when it moved to its own building, constructed with funds rose partly by public subscription and partly by the Government grant. In 1864 the school sent its first batch of students to Madras University’s Matriculation Examination.


The aim of the college is to offer quality higher education, particularly to the under-privileged women, installing in them a sense of confidence and hope and encouraging them for academic excellence and to make them understand the basic human values, communal harmony, tolerance and national solidarity.


Their vision is to motivate the students to acquire communicational skills and leadership qualities, to prepare the students aspire for research scholarship and for studies abroad, to motivate them to be socially conscious and responsible, to teach the students the cultural heritage of our country and bring out the creative skills and hidden talents of the students.


No. rooms available- 32

No. students can be accommodated-125.

At present-50 students.

Location- North side of college adjacent to play ground.

Facilities available- Spacious Rooms & Dining Hall.

Tiled Toilets & Bathrooms.

Furnished Rooms.

24 hours Drinking water facility.


Each department has  a library of its own with Textbooks, Reference books and Periodicals.

Apart from the Departmental libraries, there is a Central library that has Textbooks, reference books, Encyclopedias and periodicals. English and Tamil

The Placement Cell caters to the employment needs of the students and to the well-being of the society through proper guidance and  counselling. The College has a Placement Cell, which helps the students secure placement. The Placement Officer is assisted by Staff Coordinators from various departments to inform the students about the letters coming from companies.

In addition, there are Student Representatives from the final year PG and UG classes, actively involve in planning the placement activities .

Regular classes  for 

The college offers Various State and Government Scholarships.

The college prepare the students aspire for research scholarship and for studies abroad.

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