Best Arts & Science Colleges in Tamil Nadu 2019


Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), as per the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), has released the 2019 rankings for higher educational institutions, as per the various categories of higher educational institutions like Universities, Colleges,  Engineering, Management, Architecture, Medical, Law and Pharmacy the rankings are published. The ranking methodology considers attributes such as

  • Teaching, learning & Resources
  • Research & Professional practice
  • Graduation Outcomes
  • Outreach & Inclusivity
  • Perception

There are 35 Arts & Science colleges in Tamil Nadu that has made it to the list of Top 100 arts and science college in India. Tamil Nadu ranks #1 best state for best Arts & Science colleges by obtaining 35 places in NIRF top 100 ranking. Even the number of Engineering colleges from Tamil Nadu in top 100 All-India ranking list is higher (Click here to view the Best Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu). Miranda House of University of Delhi is ranked the best college in India and Presidency College from Chennai is ranked the best college in Tamil Nadu. Here is the list of best Arts & Science colleges in Tamil Nadu.

Tamil Nadu Ranking NIRF Rank     (All India Ranking) Name of the institution Location
1 3 Presidency College Chennai
2 6 Loyola College Chennai
3 13 Madras Christian College Chennai
4 17 PSG College of Arts and Science Coimbatore
5 22 PSGR Krishnammal College for Women Coimbatore
6 30 Scott Christian College Nagercoil
7 32 Women`s Christian College Chennai
8 33 Government Arts College Coimbatore
9 34 Thiagarajar College Madurai
10 36 Ethiraj College for Women Chennai
11 39 St. Joseph’s College Tiruchirappalli
12 40 Queen Mary`s College Chennai
13 44 Bishop Heber College Tiruchirappalli
14 51 Ayya Nadar Janaki Ammal College Sivakasi
15 51 Kongunadu Arts & Science College Coimbatore
16 53 Sri Krishna Arts and Science College Coimbatore
17 58 Stella Maris College for Women Chennai
18 59 Jamal Mohamed College Tiruchirappalli
19 59 Sri Ramakrishna Mission Vidyalaya College of Arts and Science Coimbatore
20 63 Virudhunagar Hindu Nadars Senthikumara Nadar College Virudhunagar
21 65 Madras School of Social Work Chennai
22 67 Dr. N. G. P. Arts and Science College Coimbatore
23 72 Vellalar College for Women Erode
24 74 St. Xavier`s College Palayamkottai
25 77 V. O. Chidambaram College Tuticorin
26 79 Lady Doak College Madurai
27 81 Women’s Christian College Nagercoil
28 84 Alagappa Government Arts College Karaikudi
29 85 Holy Cross College Tiruchirappalli
30 86 CMS College of Science and Commerce Coimbatore
31 90 Anna Adarsh College for Women Chennai
32 91 Justice Basher Ahmed Sayeed College for Women Chennai
33 94 Fatima College Madurai
34 97 Sri Meenakshi Government College for Women Madurai
35 98 Muthurangam Govt. Arts College Vellore