Sri Kaliswari Trust, comprising a team of munificent philanthropists endowed with wisdom and foresight, embarked on launching an ideal College of Arts and Science in 2000 A.D. to impart value-based higher education to the student community and to mould them to be fit for the next millennium.
The Govt. of Tamilnadu in its G.O. 190 dated 7 June 2000 graciously granted its approval for starting the college in the academic year 2000-2001.
To begin with, the college was housed temporarily in Sivakasi town in 2000-2001 with a modest number of three courses. In just a year, massive and imposing buildings with architectural splendour sprang up at A.Meenakshipuram, 7 kilometres away from Sivakasi on the Virudhunagar - Sivakasi road. The college moved to its new premises on 19 March, 2001.
This college is also recognised by the UGC under 2(f) dated 1 June 2006. 12B status was attained by the college on 4 October, 2010. Autonomous status was conferred by UGC on 1 March, 2012.
NAAC, Bangalore reaccredited the college with A Grade (3.30 CGPA) in July 2013.
In a span of sixteen years, the College has crossed many milestones. It has registered phenomenal growth in terms of buildings, infrastructure and the number of courses offered. In fact, the college has blossomed into a Premier Institution of higher education.
Now the College offers 15 Undergraduate programmes 8 Postgraduate programmes and 4 M.Phil Research Programmes are offered.
UGC, New Delhi has sanctioned a Community College to the Institution.
A unique job-oriented Diploma in Manufacturing of Matches and Fireworks with UGC Sponsorship is being offered for the acadamic years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 with an intake of fifty students in a batch.
6 certificate and 2 Diploma courses are also being offered to enhance the employability of the students.
The Placement cell conducts training programmes for out going UG and PG students.In 2015-2016, 323 students have secured 505 appointment orders in off campus interviews.
Sri Kaliswari Coaching Academy offers online training to student aspirants for Bank,TNPSC and IAS exams.
The Cells and Clubs of the college are vibrant with activities. Students are trained in leadership through regular activities.
SC/ST Development Cell, Gender Cell and Anti-Ragging Squad function effectively.
The college has separate hostels for boys and girls. There is uninterrupted power supply system.
Purified drinking water is available.
Conference Hall (A/C), Meeting Halls(A/C),and Auditorium are available.
The College has Computer Laboratories with high end configuration systems and leased line 10Mbps internet connection.
Video Conferencing facility is also available.
An animal tissue culture Lab and a bioinformatics lab are also available.
Tourism and Hotel Administration Department has a quality training kitchen, a front office and guest room.
There is a Language Laboratory with latest communication systems.
The College Library is well-equipped and spacious enough. The reference books, Journals, Magazines and Newspapers are adequately available. The Library is a member of DELNET.
Presently, there are 2752 students( Boys:1059, Girls:1693) on rolls.
There is a team of 126 ( Male:63,Female:63) dedicated faculty members with rich experience. Eight Senior Guest Faculty members also serve the college.
102 Non Teaching Staff members( Male:66,Female:36) serve the college.
20 college buses are plying in a radius of 50 kms connecting many villages on Rajapalayam,Srivilliputhur, Sattur, Thirumangalam,Virudhunagar, Peraiyur and Arupukottai routes.