T. S. Narayanaswami College of Arts and Science is a co-educational institution of higher learning. It is affiliated to the University of Madras and was founded by the India Cements Educational Society.
The College was established in the academic year 1996-97 at Thandalam Village, Poonamalle high road in a temporary site. Subsequently the College was shifted to Navalur in the academic year 2000-2001 at its permanent site. The college offers Under Graduate and Post Graduate degree courses and is situated in a picturesque campus at Navalur, Off Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai.
To build a platform especially for students who come from rural areas, economically weaker sections and various cultural backgrounds of the society through a process of building and shaping the knowledge, skill and character of students to become talented, competitive, confident and socially responsible citizens having the necessary competitive skills and qualities.