Government Arts College, Thiruvananthapuram, has a long and glorious history. Originally a part of H. H. The Maharaja’s College, Thiruvananthapuram, it was separated from the parent institution in 1924 (vide GO. R.O.C. No. 395 of 23 Legis, E dated 9lh May 1924 issued by the Government of H. H. The Maharaja of Travancore) to house the Arts Departments, and named H. H. The Maharaja’s College of Arts. The parent college was named H. H. The Maharaja’s College of Science.
The Government Arts College in Thiruvananthapuram has a long and glorious history. Thiruvananthapuram, originally a part of HH The Maharaja's College, was separated from its parent institution in 1924 (see GO.R.OC No. 395 of 23 Legis, E of May 91, 1924 of the Government of S.S.The Maharaja of Travancore) in the art departments and called H.H. The Maharajah's College of Arts. The parent school is named after H.H. Maharaja College of Science.
When the new college opened on July 4, 1924, the departments of history, economics, Sanskrit, Dravidian languages, and English were inherited from the mother university. At that time, specialist courses in English, history, and economics were also held there. The philosophical faculty was opened in 1925. Ten years later, in 1935, the college began graduate studies in Malayalam, followed the next year by graduate studies in Sanskrit.
Government Arts College is affiliated with Kerala University and is approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC). Accreditations by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
Government Arts College offers Undergraduate Programs Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Economics, Bachelor Of Commerce (B.Com.) Finance, Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Biotechnology, and Postgraduate Programs Master of Arts (MA) Economics, Master of Science (M.Sc.) Statistics, Master Of Commerce (M.Com.) Finance.
Government Arts College has a large and well-maintained campus and offers a tranquil learning environment. The buildings are modern and equipped with the latest technology from Government Arts College, which facilitates teaching and teacher development. The classrooms, units, and laboratories of the Government Arts College are spacious, comfortable, and designed to ensure the highest quality of education. The library is excellent too, with a huge range of books, online resources, and knowledgeable librarians.
Some Other Facilities of the Government Arts College are:
To become a premier academic institution actively involved in the generation and dissemination of knowledge by imparting state-of-the-art education to learners from different strata of society.
We envisage a holistic development of the individuals by bringing out the best in them, enabling them to imbibe the high values of social commitment and tolerance along with in-depth knowledge and research aptitude