The college was started in 1964 with the blessings of Srimat Swami Madhavananda Maharaj and has completed 52 years of purposeful service to the student community and society. The college follows the great ideals placed before the country by Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda and Mahatma Gandhi.
The college in its 34th year of autonomy. It offers graduate programmes in English Literature, Co-operation, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Electronics and Computer Science; Postgraduate courses in Co-operation, Social Work (with Human Resource Management and Community Development as specializations), Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry; M.Phil courses in Tamil, English, Co-operation, Social Work, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science; and Ph.D courses in Tamil, English, Co-operation, Social Work, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science. The college also offers MCA, B.Sc (Computer Science), B.Com (CA), B.Com, BCA and B.Sc (IT) as unaided programmes, Diploma in Construction and Building Technology, CNC Operation under Community College Scheme, B.Voc in Automobile Technology, Production Technology (Tool & Die), Technolgy in Electrical and Electronics devices under DDU KAUSHAL Kendra Scheme. In addition to the prescribed curriculum the college offers add-on courses as off-calendar instructional practice. It was re-accredited by NAAC in 2016.