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GCW Kumbakonam

Government College for Women

Facilities
kumbakonam
Tamil Nadu
Accredited By
NA
Established Date
1963
NA
Total Students
Government
Type
NA
Fees Range

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Government College for Women is situated at Goverment College for Women (Autonomous) Kumbakonam. in kumbakonam.

All Courses

Courses Offered

B.Sc., Mathematics
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
B.Sc., Zoology
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
B.Sc., Chemistry
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
B.Sc., Computer Science
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
B.Sc., Geography
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.Com
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Commerce-B.Com
  • Banking / Finance / Accounts / Commerce
B.A. History
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.A. Economics
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.Sc., Physics
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Science-B.Sc.
  • Sciences
B.A. English
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature
B.A. Tamil
  • 3 Years
  • Bachelor of Arts-B.A.
  • Languages / Arts / Literature

Government College for Women - GCW Kumbakonam - GCW

Kumbakonam, famously known as "Temple City" is one of the special grade Municipal Towns of Tamil Nadu, is the second bigger town in Thanjavur District. It is situated 10o 57" north latitude and 79o 28' Longitude. It is located about 313 Kilometres away from madras on the south, about 90Kms. from Tiruchy on the east and about 40kms from Thanjavur on the North East. The town is bounded by two rivers - " River Cauvery" on the north and "River Arasalar" on the south.  Further, Kumbakonam is a well known city for quality education. One among the colleges which provides high quality educations is " Govt. College for Women (Autonomous)" which is affiliated to Bharatidasan University, Tiruchirappalli.  Spiritually known as 'Bhaskara Kshetra', the temple town Kumbakonam is known for its fertile soil and mind. Many intellectual giants like Srinivasa Ramanujan hailed from this town. On the banks of river Arasalar, an educational institution as the second Government College exclusively for Women in the entire State of Tamil Nadu was set up in the year 1963. Smt. R. Radha, MA. L.T., M.A (Aligarh University), an eminent educationalist with a vast administrative exposure took up the reins as the first Principal of the College. During the formative years, Pre-University Course and Under Graduate Courses in Geography and History were stared in the historical site known as "Aranmanai Chathiram" on the western bank of Mahamaham Tank. In the year 1966, the then Hon' ble Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru. M. Bhakthavatsalam laid the foundation stone for the New Building on the banks of river Arasalar. The new building was inaugurated by the then Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Dr.C.N Annadurai on July 28, 1967. Under Graduate Programmes in Mathematics, Chemistry and Economics were introduced in the year 1968-1969. Two more Under Graduate Courses in Zoology and English were introduced in the subsequent year. Further, in the year 1983-84, Under Graduate programmes in Physics, Commerce and Tamil were introduced. The prestigious Post Graduate Course in Geography was started during the academic year 1986-87. 

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Why join Government College for Women

Facilities

Well furnished classrooms with modern AV aids

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Placement

20 Type Courses Available

  • 11 UG Courses
  • 9 PG Courses

Government College for Women Placements

NA

Visiting Companies

100%

Student Placement

Infrastructure

The college consists of a sophisticated computer laboratory with 40 computers. It gives an opportunity for excellent hands on experience on the updated Pentium machines with all latest software. The college has microprocessor lab equipments and internet connectivity with Broadband facility. In microprocessor laboratory, 20 Microprocessor kits are available. A legal counseling centre has been functioning in the college enabling the women in this semi urban area to represent their civil and social problems and get them redressed. Prominent lawyers in the town assemble in the centre on every Saturday to listen to the grievances of the ladies and suggest a possible remedy to them. This has become a boon to the underprivileged women in this semi urban area. A fully air conditioned Seminar Hall with an area of 800 sq.ft. provides a right ambience for conducting Seminars, Symposiums and Guest lectures.

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