Government Colleges in Madurai, Tamil Nadu


With the emergence of top class training institutions, colleges, schools and universities in the city of Madurai, it has become one of the important education destinations in the state of Tamil Nadu. Due to an excellent educational environment in Madurai, students from other parts of the state, country and even students from other countries also wish to take up their educational arena as Madurai.

The colleges located in this city offer education under different streams like engineering, medicine, law and arts & science. The list of government colleges functioning in this city is given below:

Medical Colleges:

Madurai Medical College

Government Homeopathic Medical College & Hospital

Music College:

Government Music College, Madurai

Arts & Science Colleges:

Government Arts College, Melur

Sri Meenakshi Government College for Women

Polytechnic College:

Government Polytechnic for Women

ITI College:

Government ITI, K. Pudur

A small description about these government colleges functioning in the holy city of Madurai is given below:

Government Medical Colleges:

Two medical colleges are functioning under the Government of Tamil Nadu in the city of Madurai. One college is attached to the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai and this college is offering MBBS and other courses with affiliation from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. The list of courses offered by this college is as follows:


Bachelor of Pharmacy

Master of Pharmacy

Diploma in Pharmacy

Nursing Courses

Para-medical Courses




The college also offers post graduate degree course in all surgical specialty and super specialty courses as well. Admission to this college and reservation of seats is made purely on the basis of the norms issued by the Government of Tamil Nadu from time to time.

Another government medical college functioning in this city is meant for homeopathic medicinal studies and this college offers Bachelor of Homeopathic medical science degree with affiliation from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University.

Government Music College:

Government Music College came into existence in the year 1979 and the college is offering the following courses:

Three-year diploma course in

o Folk art

o Bharathanatyam

o Nathaswaram

o Flute

o Mridangam

o Violin

o Veena

o Vocal

One-year diploma course in Music teacher training

Government Arts & Science Colleges:

There are two arts & science colleges in the city of Madurai that are run by the government of Tamil Nadu. One of these colleges is meant exclusively for women candidates and the list of courses offered by these colleges is given below:

Bachelor of Arts in

o Economics

o History

o English

o Tamil

o Communicative English

Bachelor of Science in

o Computer science

o Zoology

o Chemistry

o Mathematics

o Physics

o Environmental Biology

o Home science

o Geography

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor of Business Economics

Master of Arts in

o English

o Economics

o History

Master of Science in

o Geography

o Mathematics



Government Polytechnic College for Women:

This college was established in the year 1963 and it is approved by AICTE, the list of courses offered by this institution is given below:

Diploma in

o Modern office practice

o Instrumentation & Control engineering

o Garment technology

o Electronics & Communication Engineering

o Computer engineering

o Civil engineering

Thus, Madurai is acting as an education destination with these government-run colleges and several other private colleges as well. The city also includes the best universities like Madurai Kamaraj University, Alagappa University and Tamil Nadu Open University. Of these three universities, the first two universities are meant for offering both regular and distance education courses, while the third is meant exclusively for distance education.



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    Chandrasekaran R:

    Please send me the address of Government music college, Madurai.

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