College provides separate timing for girls and boys, therefore you need not worry about your children. Classes start at 10 am and ends at 4 pm. Though there may be some teachers who are not well trained or they might seem to be unprofessional, but trust me they unbelievable in guiding and take very good care of all your issues.
We can't expect to have a great life in college other than academics. Commerce Department doesn't generally conduct cultural or any festivals. But participation in inter college department festival is not restricted.
His Holiness Sankaracharya Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi Mahaswamigal had the vision of reviving the Gatikasthana (traditional University of Kanchi as Nalanda in the north) through modern temples of learning. In addition to a number of Patasalas (Vedic Schools) run by Sri Sankara Mutt, the first of its kind being SRI SANKARA ARTS & SCIENCE COLLEGE, founded to provide quality higher education to the rural folk and to promote among the youth,the highest and loftiest ideals that constitute the essence of our culture.
Since its inception in 1991, the college has seen phenomenal and qualitative growth. Affiliated to the University of Madras, it offers select undergraduate and postgraduate courses with premier faculty in first-rate scholarly and research environments. The College got ISO 9001-2000 certification in 2008 and soon to get Quality NAAC Accreditation. The College is recognized under the UGC Section 2f of 1956.
Recent additions have been the sophisticated IT Lab consisting of 150 Computers, three Servers with Windows and Multimedia, internet and web facilities, Biotechnology laboratory with imported instruments at the cost of RS.1crore, and the proposed M.B.A. Program with all the latest facilities.
The founder of our college, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Sankaracharya is a great visionary who visualized the improvement of the educational standards of this area, by making this Institution the epicenter of development by providing affordable education to the masses. With a vision to revive the scholarship and research existed in the hoary past in the Kanchi Gatikasthana, the Swamiji also envisaged an ambitious future for this institution in keeping abreast with the scientific and technological developments and social changes. Kanchipuram, a temple city, one of the seven heavenly abodes in India, is surrounded by socially and economically backward villages and the people of these villages are depending upon agriculture and weaving.
Hence the college takes up on itself the two-fold responsibility of achieving individual and collective development of the population as a whole on the one hand, and of securing the educational advancement of the backward and marginalized sections of the community on the other. National Development is envisioned through the upliftment of the society in the backward villages of this district by imparting knowledge and inculcating values - moral, culture and ethical, to mould responsible citizens with merit and caliber, discipline, dedication and devotion.
The College aims at delivering quality education for the integrated development of the personality of each and every individual student entrusted to its care. The proper integration of theoretical and practical training which the University education envisaged is modulated by moral values so that a homogeneous society upholding faith in God, democratic values, service attitude, and dignity of the human individual along with transformation of the society as a whole with emphasis on solidarity and brotherhood of man.
The College by nature is value-oriented, preserving its time-tested traditions, respecting elders and authority, facilitating and rewarding outstanding individual performance. Raising above parochial considerations of party politics, caste and creed, community and religion, the College leaves no stone unturned in fulfilling the mission of reviving educational standard existed in the past, in the Gatikasthana of ancient Kanchi by imparting quality education marked by excellence to its students through efficient and effective teaching, by undertaking extension activities, social programmes, by providing broad-based training in personality development, arts, science andtechnology and by offering Value Education.
Library in Sri Sankara Arts and Science College is one of the most sophisticated centers of Learning. the library hosts more than 20000 books on all subjects
The college provides separate hostel facilities for boys and girls.
All the classrooms of the college are well furnished with all modern facilities.
There is a special cell which takes extra care and interest in placing all the students in their deserved position. They train the students to gain a developed personality and will even arrange for a few campus interview sessions.