Government Colleges in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu


Coimbatore is one of the developing cities in the state of Tamil Nadu with six taluks namely Valparai, Pollachi, Sulur, Mettupalayam, South Coimbatore and North Coimbatore. Education plays a significant role in the development of the city and this city is famous for management schools, medical college, engineering colleges, schools and even universities.

Some of the popular universities like Bharathiar University and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University are functioning in this city in addition to deemed universities like Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Avinashiligam Deemed University and Karunya University. The list of Government colleges functioning in the city of Coimbatore is as follows:

List of Government Colleges in Coimbatore belonging to different faculties:

Medical College:

Coimbatore Medical College

Law College:

Government Law College, Coimbatore

College of Technology:

Government College of Technology, Coimbatore

Arts Colleges:

Government Arts College, Coimbatore

Chikkanna Government Arts College

L.R.G. Government Arts College for Women

Government Arts College, Udagamandalam

Government Arts College, Udumalpet

College of Education:

Government College of Education for Women

Polytechnic Colleges:

Government Polytechnic, Coimbatore

Government Polytechnic College for Women, Coimbatore

For further information about these colleges, read on the content given below:

Coimbatore Medical College:

Coimbatore Medical College is a government run institution established in the year 1966 and this college is offering different diploma & degree courses in medical and para-medical streams with affiliation from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. The courses offered by this college are as follows:

Para Medical Courses: Diploma in Pharmacy & Nursing

Diploma in Gynecology, DCH

M. Ch in Pediatric Surgery

M.S & M. D in General Surgery

Government Law College:

This college was established in the year 1979 along with other government law colleges in the cities of Madurai, Chennai & Trichy and it is one of the seven law colleges in Tamil Nadu, which are administered by Department of Legal Studies of the state of Tamil Nadu.

The college is offering legal courses with affiliation from Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University located in Chennai. The college is offering three-year degree course in Bachelor of law and five-year integrated course in Bachelor of law. In addition, the college is offering M.L. Degree course as well.

Government College of Technology:

This college holds the pride of being the first institution for Engineering and Technology in the city of Coimbatore and it is acting as a constituent unit of Anna University. The college is offering engineering & technology degrees from the year 1945 under UG, PG and Ph. D level in the following branches of engineering

Production engineering

Mechanical engineering

Civil Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Computer Science & Engineering

Government Arts Colleges, Coimbatore:

As far as Government Arts Colleges are concerned, three government arts colleges are functioning in the city and these colleges offer not only arts courses, but also science and commerce as well. The courses covered by these colleges under arts stream are:






English literature

Defense & Strategic studies

Under science stream, these colleges offer Bachelor of Science in physics, zoology, mathematics, chemistry, computer science, botany, etc…

Government Polytechnic, Coimbatore:

Government Polytechnic College was also established in the year 1945 and the college is offering diploma courses in the following branches of engineering:

Production Engineering

Electronics & Communication Engineering

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Civil Engineering

Government Polytechnic College for Women, Coimbatore:

This college was established in the year 1964 and the college is offering certificate courses, diploma courses and several short-term courses for women. Short-term courses are offered in different disciplines like spoken Hindi & English, catering & hotel management, machine embroidery, gold apprising, Xerox machine servicing, beautician, modern dressmaking and computer training.

The above-mentioned government colleges have so far produced several graduates who are well-placed in top-rated organizations all over the world. Normally, students pay more attention towards finding seats in government colleges, rather than private colleges since the fee collected by government colleges are much lower as compared to the private colleges. Moreover, government colleges offer scholarship and concession in fees to meritorious and students belonging to backward section of the community thereby making the students to select these colleges for their higher education requirement.



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