Sri Kumara Gurupara Swamigal Arts College was established in the year 1961, named after the great Saint Kumara Guruparar Swamigal. Thiruvalarthiru Kasi vasi Arulnandhi Thambiran Swamigal, the then Head of Sri Kasi Mutt, Thirupanandal is the founder of the college. The college is located at Padmanabamangalam, a small remote village near Srivaikuntam in Thoothukudi-district. The college is governed by Sri Kumara Gurpara Swamigal Educational Agency with ‘Kailai Maamunivar’ Sri-La-Sri Kasivasi Muthukumaraswamy Thambiran Swamigal, the present Head of Sri Kasi Mutt, Thirupanandal as President, Srimath.Thirugnanasambandha Thambiran Swamigal as Vice-president, Honorary Secretary and eleven members.
The college is Re-accredited with ‘B’ Grade by NAAC and is affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.
The college has completed five decades of excellent service in imparting quality higher education to the economically and gender wise decimated sections hailing from the southern areas of Tamilnadu. The institution constantly moves forwards to achieve the founder's goal of self-realization and progress of the students. Sri K.G.S. Arts college is committed to develop and create young men and women to be ideal citizens of the world. The dedication and the hard work of all the teaching and non-teaching staff of the organization gear up the rural students face challenges successfully.
The college Academic Council consisting of the Principal and the Heads of various Departments monitor the administration of the college. This council meets regularly to monitor the academic activities of the College. Various committees are constituted to address the Students’ issues.
The college is governed by Sri Kumara Gurpara Swamigal Educational Agency with President, Vice-president, Honorary Secretary with eleven members. The Committee proposes suggestions and guidelines for the smooth and effective functioning of the College. The Secretary acts in accordance with the decisions of the Management Committee. The Principal submits his administrative reports to the Committee and acts according to the advice of the Secretary.
Dr. S. Sankaranarayanan
Dr. V. Ravichandran
(Education is the custodian of life)
To tap the contemporary skills and potentials of the students.
To preserve communal harmony.
CODE OF CONDUCT FOR STUDENTS
Students should maintain the discipline and decorum of the college by following the rules and regulations with due respect.
INSTITUTION IS FUNCTIONING AS PER PROFESSIONAL CODE
The institution is functioning as per the Tamil Nadu Government Private College regulations act 1976. The teaching faculties are recruited as per the UGC guidelines and minority rights of the Institution. In addition to that the rules and regulations are framed by Sri Kumara Gurupara Swamigal Educational Agency in consonance with the service rules of the Government of Tamil Nadu.