ABOUT ARIGNAR ANNA GOVERNMENT ARTS COLLEGE
The College was started in the year 1968-1969 and named Arignar Anna, the former Chief Minister of Tamilnadu. It was affiliated to the University of Madras in the academic year 1968-69. At the beginning, four courses, PUC, B.Sc. (Maths), B.Sc. (Geography) and B.A. (English) were started.
The College was shifted to its permanent building situated on the Namakkal to Mohanur Highways, five kilometers away from Namakkal during 1970-71. The college is now offering 13 UG degree, 08 PG degree, 06 M.Phil. degree and 06 Ph.D. degree courses. Our college has been accredited by NAAC with a 'B' grade.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT
The PG & Research Department of physics is well equipped with qualified and experienced faculty members with research background. The department offers B.Sc, M.Sc, M.Phil. and Ph.D(Full time) prgrammes in physics. About 20 scholars are pursuing their M.Phil and Ph.D in the department.
The department focuses on thrust areas of research namely Nanomaterials, Luminescence, Crystal Growth, Thin films, Ultrasonics & Theoretical Physics. In the department, one TNSCST and TANSCHE stuend projects have been completed and currently the department has one ongoing minor research project on "Nanomaterial application in Nanofluids ".