+91 422 - 236 9253
+91 944 285 3333
Dr.N.G.P. Nagar, Kalapatti Road,
Coimbatore - 641048.
About the Institute
Kovai Medical Center Research and Educational Trust (KMCRET) is a non-profitable voluntary organization established in 1990. The goal of the trust is to render quality and character building education and providing research facilities to the youth of India and abroad. The trust extends its educational service through 6 institutions. Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College (DrNGPASC) is an organization of KMCRET trust which was established in the year 1997 under the leadership of Dr. Nalla G. Palaniswami, as its Chairman and Dr. Thavamani D. Palaniswami as its Managing Trustee and Secretary. The Institution has begun with four Under Graduate programmes namely B.Sc. Biochemistry, B.Sc. Computer Science, B.Com. and B.B.M. with a student strength of 78 and with Faculty members of 9.
This co-educational self-financing College was started in a rural area in Kalapatti, Coimbatore District with a motto on Nurture, Grow and Prosper, is affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore. The College has been recognized under 2(f) and 12(B) by UGC, New Delhi. The University Grants Commission, New Delhi has conferred autonomous status from the Academic year 2015-16. This facilitates the institution a freedom of designing the curricular and co-curricular activities to mould the students and meet global standards. The college was re-Accredited by NAAC with "A" Grade with the CPGA of 3.17 on March 17, 2016. The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) of MHRD has ranked our college at 44th and 91st rank in the year 2017 and 2018 respectively.
At present, 7068 students are pursuing their graduate, post graduate and research programmes at DrNGPASC. The institution has 310 faculty members and 75 administrative and technical staff. The teacher student ratio is 1: 20. The institution offers 27 UG courses, 14 PG courses and 12 research programmes (M. Phil./Ph.D.)
In order to promote research activities among Staff and Students, the Management has initiated the in-house funding (Seed money, Student Start up projects, research incentives/ honorarium travel grant support etc.). To promote inter disciplinary and quality research; the research advisory/steering committee guides the Faculty in drafting/finalizing their research proposals for funding. The Institution has been granted a sum of Rs. 3.53/- Crore for projects, schemes, seminars, conferences and workshops from various funding agencies like UGC,DRDO,ICMR,ICSSR,CSIR, DST,DBT and TNSCST.
The Alumni Association conducts the alumni meet in India and abroad through chapters frequently in order to enrich the connectivity of Alumni. The Institution recognizes the meritorious Alumni with awards on 26th January every year. The PTA meetings help to meet the students' requirement both academically and non-academically. In addition, it also facilitates to include value added life oriented skill courses.
The NSS has 3 units which extends its service to the community. Outreach activities are carried out in areas such as village adoption, Awareness camps on health issues, Cashless transaction, Digital India etc. under Swachh Bharat initiatives. The deep involvement of students in different club activities under academics, research and developments and student affairs (more than 65 clubs) mould them to achieve team work, communication skills, leadership skills, time management skills etc. among students.
The soft skill training is offered to all undergraduate (IInd year onwards) and postgraduate (Ist year onwards) to grab the placement in national and multinational companies. The placement readiness programmes like VERSANT imparts soft skills to students. The Entrepreneur Development Cell, Incubation/Innovation centers motivate the students/faculty to bring out their inherent innovative ideas/concept in realization. The meritorious liberal financial 100% freeship (on an average of 100 students per annum) is provided to the energetic sports students which leads to excel both in state and national level athletics and games like Hockey, Kabbadi and Volleyball.
The College exercises the best practices like student and staff awards, mentoring system, developing skills In plant Training, Digital Learning, Outreach Programmes, Green Campus, Smart and Eco Friendly Campus, Science day Celebration etc.