About Us

NGM at a Glance


With the lofty ideal of providing higher education for students from High Schools of Pollachi and Udumalpet Taluks in Tamilnadu an organization called “Pollachi Kalvi Kazhagam”, with the following office bearers, was constituted in 1957.

Thiru S.P. Nallamuthu Gounder                     – President

Thiru V.K. Palanisamy Gounder                   – Vice-President

Thiru M.S. Palaniappa Mudaliar                  – Treasurer

Dr. N. Mahalingam                                            – Secretary

Thiru S.A. Ramachandran                            – Asst. Secretary

With the keep interest of Shri ‘Bharat Ratna’ C. Subramaniam, Former Governor of Maharashtra this organization took efforts to establish a college at Pollachi.

On the auspicious day of 12th July 1957 the College, formerly known as “Nallamuthu Gounder Municipal College”, was opened in the immediate presence of the Chief Donor Thiru. S.P. Nallamuthu Gounder and started functioning with strength of 160 students in the Pre-University Course. A munificent donation of Rupees Three Lakhs from padma Bhushan Dr.N.Mahalingam, D.Sc., F.I.E., enabled the management to start degree courses in Economics, Mathematics and Physics in July 1959. Under Dr. N. Mahalingam’s benevolent patronage, the College how got rechristened as “Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam College” and has blossomed into a full-fledged academic institution offering courses in various disciplines.

In July 1960, the Science Block was opened by the Former Governor of Madres. The B.Sc., degree courses in Chemistry was started in July 1965 and B.Com. in July 1968. The B.A. Degree course in English Literature was introduced in July 1971. Degree courses in B.A. History and B.Sc. Botany were introduced in July 1972.

In September 1972, the “Pollachi Kalvi Kazhagam” was renamed as “Nallamuthu Gounder Mahalingam College Kalvi Kazhagam”.

A new block was constructed with the U.G.C. grant and building was opened by Thiru. N.D. Sundaravadivelu, the then Vice-Chancellor of Madras University on 3rd March 1974. The College began to spread its wings of progress with the introduction of co-education in the year 1975.All the Degree Courses have been semesterised since 1976.

The introduction of the Post-Graduate Course in Mathematics in 1979 was a great leap forward, followed by the P.G. Course in Physics in 1980 and Commerce in 1981. The B.Sc., Degree in Zoology was introduced in 1982.

The Silver Jubilee of the institution was celebrated with all its splendour in February 1984. Hon’ble Sri P. Ramachandran, the then Governor of Kerala, inaugurated the spectacular celebrations, paid rich tributes to the College for its glorious achievements in the field of higher education and laid the Foundation stone for the Silver Jubilee Block. The B.Sc. Degree course in Computer Science was introduced in 1986.

The College has achieved greater academic distinctions with the introduction of autonomous system from the academic year 1987-88. Under autonomy, courses have been restructured and syllabi are designed to make the higher education more progressive and purposeful. In order to make the degree courses job-oriented a few disciplines such as B.Sc. (Physics), B.A. (Economics) and B.Com. were vocationalised in 1994.

The M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications) courses were introduced in 1990.M.A. English courses was started in the academic year 2001-2002.

M.Sc., Biotechnology, M.I.B. and M.A. Tamil, P.G. Courses were started in the academic year 2002-2003.

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration was started in the academic year 2003- 2004.

The following self-financing courses were also started over the years:

B.Com., in 1982; B.B.M., and B.Sc., Computer Science in 1996. B.Sc., Mathematics in 1999. B.C.A., B.Com. C.A., in 2000.B.A. Tamil in 2004. Additional Section in B.Com. (CA), Dip. in Biofarming in 2007, B.Sc., Information Technology in 2008, B.Com., E-Com. & MSW in 2009, B.Com. (Finance), B.A. (English) in 2009 MSc Computer Science, in 2010 M.Co.. C.A. and B.Sc. CT in 2011. B.Com.-Professional Accounting and B.Com.-Banking and Insurance in 2012.  ‘A’ Grade by NAAC-II Cycle, UGC-Funded Indoor Stadium & Floodlit Basket Ball Court inaugurated in 2013. B.Com.-Business Process Services in 2014.  M.Sc. Chemistry and M.Sc. Botany in 2015. Diploma and Certificate courses – Tally, Hindi, DTP, Psychiatric & Social Work and Fluency in English in 2016. B.Com.- International Business in 2017. Certificate Courses in உழவு பாரதம்,  மனையியல் மகத்துவம் and Thoughts of Vivekananda in 2017.  In commemoration of Diamond Jubilee celebration new classroom building is constructed in 2018.

The Centenary of our Founder Shri S.P. Nallamuthu Gounder was celebrated with

all splendour and colour on 27th January 1998. Arutchelvar Dr. N. Mahalingam delivered the inaugural address and released the Centenary Souvenir.

The College introduced Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) from the academic year 2004 – 2005. From 2008-2009, the college adopting new CBCS as per the guidelines given by the Tamilnadu State Council for Higher Education and Bharathiar University.

This is a modern system introduced in Higher Education Institutions to keep the curriculum relevant to the global demands and standard of the students. Students are offered with a choice of a variety of Job oriented courses, Elective Courses and Course for improving soft-skills. They can choose any courses of their interest and need during the period of their study to get extra credits and Certificates in addition to the degree in their respective disciplines.

Under this system, every subject is fixed with certain credit points, based on its content of knowledge, its application orientation as well as number of contact hours allotted.  This is being done by a thorough analysis of the content of each subject by the members of Board of Studies.

The College is awarded with TUV ISO 9001:2008 certification through TUV Rheinland, Germany in May 2005.  A new building christened as Thiru. S.P. Krishnaswamy Gounder Science Block was dedicated to the College by our Patron Dr.N. Mahalingam on 16.09.2005 to accommodate science classes. Local Area Network(LAN) with Internet Connectivity in the buildings and staff rooms was inaugurated on the same day by Dr.S.Murugaiyan.  The Year 2007 was one of the most memorable year in the history of College as NAAC, Bangalore accredited the College with ‘A’ grade.  Many land marks were created in the year 2007, which includes, the inauguration of Sri.M.S. Palaniappa Mudaliar Block, Prof.M.Alkondan A/C hall, Two Internet Centres, Language Laboratory, Virtual Class room.  To conduct Yoga classes for the Human Excellence Course, a new modernized hall named Bharathiar Arangam was opened during the year 2008.  To conduct various academic meetings a new A/C hall with modern facilities has been constructed and named as Vivekanandar Arangam in 2009.  ‘Bharat Ratna’ C.Subramaniam Centenary Library was dedicated to students in 2010 in memory of Shri.C.Subramainam.


“NGM” is an enchanting name that dwells in the hearts of thousands of students, parents and staff of this College.  Fabulous tradition, values and culture that prevail in this great temple of learning have made people to remember the College forever.

The main objective of NGM College is to give Quality Education to the rural yout of this area.  By hard and strenuous work of the dedicated people, the dream has now become a reality.  We greatefully remember two great visionaries Shri. S.P. Nallamuthu Gounder and Arutchelvar Dr.N.Mahalingam Ayya who invested a large sum in the establishment of this great institution.  They exemplify the Gandhian dictum that private wealth must be invested for public good.

NGM is held in high esteem by the stakeholders of the College and its targeted by the talented students, benchmarked by few colleges, empowered by the erudite faculty, enthusiastic students and enlightened management.  Its strength is the team spirit with the only focus on Quality Education and Human Excellence.

In order to transform our College into one of the Benchmarked Institutions with Eminence and Excellence at the National Level, the President of the Collge, Dr.B.K.Krishnaraj Vanavarayar has given a comprehensive vision for the Holistic Development of the College.  The vision focuses on every aspect of the Institution including curriculum design, improvement of the faculty, development of necessary infrastructure, creation of a separate department for Human Excellence and augmentation of Extension Services.

After having visited many leading educational institutions in the country, each department has prepared its own Vision Document with clarity and focus by defining the Goals, revamping the Board of Studies, effecting modifications in Curriculum, suggesting ways and means for upgradation of Faculty Members, creating required Infrastructure, adding new Instruments and Consultancy Services and providing students the needed industrial training, field trips and on-the-job training.  A through has been given to research programme in all the teaching department.

To facilitate effective functioning, easy monitoring and promoting interdisciplinary interactions, Departments in the College have been categorized into five clusters which includes Arts, Science, Information Technology, Commerce & Management and Human Excellence.  Eminent and distinguished subject experts from various disciplines across the country have agreed to serve as advisory of these clusters.

NGM College has taken a challenge to realize the dreams of 3969 students through its rich experience in higher education acquired during the last 54 years by offering academically superior, socially relevant and spiritually oriented curriculum.  Training is imparted to strengthen the students to acquire the desired Academic Eminence and Human Excellence.


AUTONOMOUS, Re-accredited with ‘A’ grade by NAAC

Pollachi – 642 001   Coimbatore(Dist) Tamil Nadu

Ph: 04259-234868, 234870

Website: www.ngmc.org   E-mail: ngm@ngmc.org

Courses Offered

Aided Self-Financing
Under Graduate Programmes Under Graduate Programmes
B.A. – History B.A. – Tamil
B.A. – English Literature B.A. – English
B.A. – Economics B.Sc. – Mathematics
B.Sc. – Mathematics B.Sc. – Computer Science
B.Sc. – Physics B.Sc. – Information Technology
B.Sc. – Chemistry B.Sc. – Computer Technology
B.Sc.  – Botany B.C.A.
B.Sc. – Zoology B.B.A.
B.Sc. – Computer Science B.Com.
B.Com. B.Com.C.A.
B.Com. – E-Commerce
B.Com. – Finance
B.Com. – Professional Accounting
B.Com. – Banking & Insurance
Post Graduate Programmes B.Com. – Business Process Services
M.Sc. – Mathematics B.Com. – IB (International Business)
M.Sc. – Physics Post Graduate Programmes
M.Com. M.A. Tamil M.Com CA
M.A. English M.Com.- I.B.
M.Sc. Chemistry M.S.W.
M.Sc.Botany P.G.D.C.A
M.Sc. Computer Science P.G.D.B.A
Research Programmes (Part-time / Full-time)
M.Phil – Tamil Ph.D. – Tamil
M.Phil – English Ph.D. – English
M.Phil – Mathematics Ph.D. – Mathematics
M.Phil – Physics Ph.D. – Physics
M.Phil – Chemistry Ph.D. – Chemistry
M.Phil – Botany Ph.D. – Botany
M.Phil – Zoology Ph.D. – Computer Science
M.Phil – Computer Science Ph.D. – History
M.Phil – History Ph.D. – Economics
M.Phil – Economics Ph.D. – Commerce
M.Phil – Commerce Ph.D. – Physical Education
M.Phil – MSW Ph.D. – MSW
Certificate Programmes
Tally உழவு பாரதம்
Fluency in English மனையியல் மகத்துவம்
DTP Thoughts of Vivekananda
Psychiatric Social Work