CONSTITUENT COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, PENNAGARAM
About the College
In and around between the Taluk of Pennagaram and Palacode doesn’t have the Arts & Science College in 2010. That is why, after the school studies most of students doesn’t move to the college level education due to the distance, illiteracy and ignorance of the parent, poverty, safety and lack of availability of the transport. So that, most of students are getting marriage instead of getting college education.
In this view, to fulfill the people needs in higher education, Periyar University Constituent College of Arts & Science (Co-Education), Pennagaram is started in 2010 at Government Higher Secondary School, Paparapatty (Pennagaram Taluk) with three UG Courses (B.A (Tamil), B. Com, and B. Sc (Computer Science). After that, separate building has been constructed with full fledged infrastructure at Mamarathupallam (Thithiyopanahalley) and it was opened by Hon’bel Chief Minister Ms. J. Jeyalalitha on 23-09-2014 through video conference.
The College is located at Mamarathupallam, Bedrahalley (Post), Indoor (via), Pennagaram (TK), Dharmapuri (Dt.), Tamilnadu. Pin: 636 803. Rightly Speaking, It is connecting the students of both the Taluk of Pennagaram and Palacode.
College Land Details:
Total Land Area in Acres: 15.96
Total Land Area in Hectares: 6.46
Survey Number: 682/1, 682/2, 682/3, 682/4,682/5, 682/6, 682/7
College Building Details:
G.O.M.S.No. 394/Higher Education (D1) Dated: 27-12-2010
Ground Floor : 3,112.16 Sqm
First Floor : 3,112.16 Sqm
Dharmapuri is situated in the northwestern corner of Tamil Nadu and is bounded by vytla Hills on the east, Nallampalli taluk on the South, Palacode taluk on the north and the Pennagaram taluk on the west. It is located between latitudes N 11 47’ and 12 33’ and longitudes E 77 02’ and 78 40’. The total geographical area of Dharmapuri district is 4497.77 km² which is 3.46% of Tamil Nadu.
Dharmapuri was called Thahadoor when King Adhiyaman ruled the Kongu Nadu. Adhiyaman Kottai is available on salem highway. so many temples build in the period when Adhiyaman ruled. There is a subway from Adhiyaman kottai temple to Dharmapuri Kottai temple. Dharmapuri is located on one of the geographically important area in south India. It is 130 km away from Bangalore city and 300 km from State Capital Chennai. All the corporations in Tamilnadu except Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli lies within 300 km from Dharmapuri. Neighboring states cities like Bangalore, Mysore, Tumkur, Chittoor, Tirupathi, Thrissur, Palakkad, Puducherry also lie within a 300 km radius.