Kongunadu Arts & Science College is situated in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu state of India. Established in 1973, it is accredited from NAAC and it is affiliated to Bharathiar University. KASC, Coimbatore offers 53 courses across 11 streams namely Arts, Science, IT, Management, Commerce & Banking, Design, Vocational, Hotel Management, Paramedical, Media & Mass Communication, Engineering and across 10 degrees like BSc, B.Com, BBA, B.Voc, BCA.Hostel facility is available for its students. Additional campus facilities such as Math Lab, A/C, Auditorium, ATM, Boys Hostel, Canteen, Computer Lab, Counselling, Fest, Cultural zone are also there.
|Course Name||Duration||Mode||Annual Fees||Status|
|M.Voc||2 Years||Regular||91.2 K|
|BCA||3 Years||Regular||56 K|
|BSc||3 Years||Regular||15.7 K|
|MA||3 Years||Regular||42 K|
|M.Sc||2 Years||Regular||41.4 K|
|BBA||3 Years||Regular||25 K|
|BA||3 Years||Regular||46 K|
For BBA, BA
KASC Application Process 2020
There are two types of programmes that are offered by the college, aided and unaided. The application form for the admission can be found on the official website of the college. The payment of the same can be done in both offline and online modes.
The offline process for the UG/PG courses asks the student to collect the application form in person from the institute. Next, the candidate has to fill up the form and provide all the required documents. In addition to that, he/she needs to pay the application fee and submit the form by visiting the college before the last date.
The required documents include Statement of Marks, Community Certificate, Passport Size Photographs, Character Certificate, etc.
The college specifies two different sets of application fees for unaided and aided courses. For unaided courses, candidates need to pay Rs 150 (by Cash) and Rs 160 (by DD) for undergraduate courses and Rs 200 (by Cash) and Rs 210 (for DD) for postgraduate courses.
For aided courses, candidates need to pay an amount of Rs 50 (by Cash) and Rs 60 (by DD) for UG courses and Rs 60 (by Cash) and Rs 70 (by DD) for postgraduate courses.
KASC BA/BBA Eligibility Criteria 2020
Candidates who are willing to go for the Bachelor of Arts (BA)/Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) course at KASC should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination.
KASC B.Sc Eligibility Criteria 2020
Candidates who are willing to go for the Bachelor of Science (BSc) course at Kongunadu Arts And Science College should have passed 10+2 or equivalent examination with the respective discipline as one of the subjects in 10+2. English should be one of the compulsory subjects in 12th standard.
KASC BCA Eligibility Criteria 2020
Candidates applying to Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) offered by the university should have passed a Diploma in Computer Technology or Engg. Diploma in Computer Science. Students who have completed a Diploma in Information Technology can also go for the BCA course at the college.
KASC B.Com Eligibility Criteria 2020
Aspirants who want to take up B.Com should have completed 10+2 with Commerce and Accountancy as the compulsory subjects.
KASC MA Eligibility Criteria 2020
In order to be eligible for the Master of Arts (MA) course offered by Kongunadu Arts And Science College, aspirants should have passed a Bachelor’s degree in the respective subject.
KASC BA/ B.Sc/ BCA/ BBA/ B.Com/ MA Selection Process 2020
For the BA/ B.Sc/ BCA/ B.Com/ MA course of Kongunadu Arts And Science College, candidates are selected on the basis of merit in the qualifying examination.
KASC M.Sc Eligibility Criteria 2020
Candidates who want to take up M.Sc in Biochemistry/ Chemistry/ Polymer Chemistry/ Industrial Chemistry/ Applied Chemistry/ Life Science/ Botany/ Zoology/ Nutrition & Dietetics/ Biotechnology/ Microbiology/ Bioinformatics/ Clinical Lab Technology/ Medical Lab Technology should have a Bachelor’s degree in the respective subject.
KASC M.Com Eligibility Criteria 2020
Candidates who seek admission to the Master of Commerce (M.Com) should have completed a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) degree from a recognised university.
KASC M.Sc/ M.Com Selection Process 2020
Admission to the Master of Science (M.Sc)/ M.Com course offered by Kongunadu Arts And Science College is entirely based on the merit of the candidate in the qualifying exam.
KASC M.Phil Eligibility Criteria 2020
Candidates should have completed a post-graduate degree in the relevant discipline to be able to go for M.Phil at the college.
KASC M.Phil Selection Process 2020
Admission to the M.Phil course is strictly based on merit in the qualifying exam and the performance of the candidate in the entrance exam which will be followed by a personal interview.
Eligibility Criteria and Scheme Details
The College helps to the students to receive scholarships from the following government bodies as per the Government norms. Based on sincere effort to help the students, our college received the highest amount of Rs. 35,94,555/- and distributed the scholarships to 922 students for the academic year 2015-2016.
- National Merit Scholarship-Government of India Scheme
- State Scholarship to Children of School Teachers
- State Government Merit Scholarship Scheme
- Freedom Fighters’ Scholarship
- Scholarship for Children of Defence Service Personnel
- Scholarship for Children of Repatriates from Sri Lanka
- National Loan Scholarship
- State Collegiate Scholarships
- Backward Class Scholarship
- Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar & Tribal Welfare Higher Education Special Scholarship scheme (Hess) 2003
- SC/ST Scholarship – Govt of India -Income limit Rs. 1,00,000/-per year
- Harijan Welfare Loan Scholarship
- Gandhi Memorial Award
- State Post – Matric Special Scholarship
- Hindi Scholarship
- Scholarship for the Physically Handicapped
- Indira Gandhi Single Female Child Scholarship
(I) Free Education to the first generation students belonging to backward classes up to UG Degree. Income limit below Rs. 50,000/- per year.
(II) Shri. Sultan Chand Memorial Scholarship.
(III) Kamaraj Trust Scholarships.
(IV) E.V.R. Nagammai Free Educational scholarship.
Our College Management, Philanthropists and well-wishers contributed generously to facilitate the economically backward and academically proficient students. Rs. 1,34,000/-was disbursed to about 1000 students, one third of the total student strength towards scholarships, Medals, Prizes, Books and Certificates etc., in the academic year 2015-2016.
The selection of the students is from the following categories:
- Students come from economically backward sections.
- Meritorious students.
- Achievers of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
- Separate scholarship for Hostel students.
Scholarships are given to the students every year at the time of College Day Celebrations.
Progress is the activity of today and assurance of tomorrow”. Placement is one of the core hub of any education. Placement Cell in Kongunadu plays a crucial role and is becoming a key department of the institute. With a tremendous growth in number of colleges, and relative increase in competitions among job seekers, the need for our young budding graduates to outline these situations becomes important. This makes the job of the placement wing a challenging one. A full fledged placement cell is functioning in our college takes every effort to expose the students to the wide-ranging career prospects and helps them to march out of our portal with confidence.
To educate students of all departments about our placement cell and its functioning and to respond to their career needs and doubts, holding hands with the placement officer, are five staff coordinators from different departments of our college. The aim of the cell is to ensure that the students to attain the knowledge and skills necessary for an effective job search. Career guidance for students finding it difficult to choose the suitable field of their careers is also given in our placement cell.
A large number of prospective companies are contacted and efforts are made to invite those companies to visit our college to recruit our students on campus. Reputed industrial houses across the country visit our institute regularly for the campus recruitment programmes. The placement cell coordinates quite well with the corporate sector and providing all requisites to facilitate the campus selection programmes. The Cell maintains a very cordial relationship with all the recruiting industries.
The College has provided complete infrastructure for effective functioning of the cell. Placement Cell is provided with all audio visual facilities for all stages of interviews. Training activities are organized in an effort to prepare the students for the campus selection programmes.
Training and Placement is an integral part of the institute. The placement cell is committed to provide all possible assistance to its graduates in their efforts to find employment.
Training & Placement Activites
Placement is a crucial interface between the stages of completion of academic program of the students and their entry into the suitable employment. Our placement cell is performing the following activities:
- Arranging in plant training for students.
- Inviting various organizations for campus recruitment.
- Training to suit various needs of industry.
In addition to Campus placements the Cell organizes programs like, Mock interviews, group discussions, case studies, etc. It also organizes Seminar programs like,
- Personality development.
- Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
- Career planning and career mapping.
- Interview Techniques.
The College is situated on Mettupalayam Road, on the north side of Coimbatore City. Adequate transport facilities are available to reach the college easily.
The College is built on an area of 2,25,075 square feet with clean and green environment and is endowed with all facilities. A student who joins our college for under graduate study will get the opportunity to study up to PhD Degree under one roof. The unique Research environment prevalent in the college is igniting the students to do research in their respective fields.
There is separate hostel for boys and girls available inside the campus with all the required facilities for students. Different types of fully-furnished rooms (single occupancy deluxe room to 8- bedded rooms) are available in the hostels offering the students a wide range of choices. There are 9 supervisors (5 teaching & 4 non teaching) in the Ladies’ Hostel and 4 supervisors (1 teaching & 3 non teaching) in the Boy’s Hostel to help the students and maintain the hostel.
Students Activities & Clubs
The discipline of the folklore protects our traditional culture. The most worth mention is then folk dance among the folklore, folksongs, folktales, proverb, riddles, lullaby, these antes are declining and evading away owing to the growth modern culture. Hence the college management has taken necessary steps to protect and develop these folk themes.
Our college cultural club encourages folkdances and other Indian folkdances such as Karakatam, Kummiatum, Kavadiattam, Oyelattam, Kolatam etc.Karakatam dance by our students is well known and appreciated by the people of South India.
- To make the students as an Entrepreneur.
- To make them to Think Creatively.
Job Oriented Certificate Course
The Club Provides one year Job Oriented Certificate Course in the name of ‘Professional Photography’ from 2006-07 academic year onwards. Twenty students from various departments join and learn up Digital Photography every year. 100% Practical Oriented Teaching is given by the Club Co-ordinator. The students are allowed to “earn while learn” through professional photographic shooting.
Eligibility for the Course
The Students who are studying in Under Graduate course can join in their 2nd and 3rd year of course period and PG students can join in their first or second year. Research Scholars can join at any time in their academic year.
The Music Club of our College was inaugurated in the year 1995 by Dr. C.A. Vasuki, former Director Finance & Joint Secretary and Present Secretary & Director of the institution. Dr. Rajkumar David, Former Reader in Zoology and Dr. A.A. Sivakumar, Former Principal, are the architects of this vocational center for Music. The generous and friendly support from the management provided the impetus for the phenomenal growth, from its inception, of the Club.
A pioneer in this field, Mr. Joy has been appointed as tutor to train the students in playing different instruments like Electric Keyboard, Drums, Violin, Guitar, Tabla etc. In addition to the above, periodical vocal exercise is also offered by the music club co-ordinators, Dr. R. Manimekalai, Assistant Professor in Tamil (Aided). The trained students of the club are provided opportunities to exhibit their talents during National and religious functions celebrated in the college.
The members of the club perform light music programmes during the Annual Day celebrations. Musical Eve is also one of the special activities of the Club every year. The student members of the Club participate in State and Zonal level inter-collegiate vocal and instrumental music competitions. The Music Club also conducts Carnatic and Light Music competitions to encourage students to hone their skills.
On several occasions, students belonging to the Music Club have won laurels for themselves as well as accolades to the institution by securing trophies, cash awards and certificates. The training provided by the Club also leads to the general personality development of the students.
Ecoclub of Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Dr. M. Aruchami Research Foundation jointly organized a programme on ‘How to avoid dengue’ at Subramaniam palayam on 17.08.2016 by serving pamphlets containing tips and clues to avoid mosquito bite and to avoid dengue fever. In that area, 261 houses were approached by 15 volenteers of Ecoclub from Kongunadu Arts and Science College. Dr. S. Paulsamy, Coordinator of Ecoclub and Dr. T. Baluprakash, Assistant Professor of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College arranged the programme.
Red Ribbon Club
Aim of the Club
- To create awareness about HIV & AIDS among students community.
- Conduct AIDS awareness meetings.
- Conduct AIDS awareness students rally.
- Conduct workshop on celebrating life.
Tamil Nadu state AIDS Control Society (TANSAES) has come out with a state-wide action programme under the banner RED RIBBON CLUB in Higher Educational institutions in Tamil Nadu.
- To create mass awareness inside and outside campus.
- To inform the group about facts and figures on HIV youth.
- Sex education, peer education, life styles.
- Finding out problems among the college youth.
- To conduct survey on HIV in villages.
Yoga and Meditation Club
Yoga and Meditation classes are conducted for the hostel as well as the day scholar students in our college.