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Government Thirumagal Mills College, a Government Arts, Commerce and Science College located in Gudiyattam, is the first college ever to be started in the post-indepedent era in the united North Arcot District. It is the outcome of a long cherished dream of many philanthropists. Majority of the learners in Gudiyattam belong to the most-socio-economically backward section of the society. In order to cater to the educational need of such learners, Mr.A.Shanmuga Mudaliar, known for his benevolence donated Rs.5,00,000 as seed capital to establish a Government Arts and Science College in Gudiyattam

The dream of establishing an institute of higher learning did not happen overnight. The indomitable spirit and concerted effort of many other philanthropists were instrumental in the establishment of Government Thirumagal Mills College.

The college temporarily functioned in the campus of Rajagopal Polytechnic Campus during the year 1964-68. The donor allotted 47 acres of land for the college and by the end of the year 1969, the college started functioning with its full grandeur.

The college is geographically located at the convergence point of three states namely Karnataka, Andhra and Tamilnadu. Students of three states with three vernacular background pursue education is a standing testimony for the interstate unity. Interestingly large number of parents serves in Army and for their children the college is a safe heaven to purse higher education. Many students of the college serve in uniformed services like Army, CRPF, BSF, and TBSF and the institution is proud to register that it has its own share contribution to the national defence.

Government Thirumagal Mills College was started with the Departments of Economics and Mathematics. In the academic year 1969, physics and Botany Departments were added. In the subsequent academic years, departments such as Chemistry, Commerce, Computer Science, Master of Computer Applications, English, Tamil History, Bachelor of Business Administration and Zoology were added. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science offered PG programmes and also became Research department s in the academic year 2012-2013. The college started functioning under shift

system serving the marginalized section of the student community since the academic year 2012-2013. In the academic year 2014-15 marked the mile stone in the history of the college, as this year was the Golden Jubilee Celebration year of the college. The college was upgraded as Grade I college in the academic year 2013-2014.

Faculty members of this college have been deputed and promoted to hold prestigious positions in the state of Tamilnadu. They have been promoted as Director of Collegiate Education and many have been appointed as conferred I.A.S.

NAAC Executive committee visits our college and accredated with CGPA OF 2.55 (B+ Grade) on 12/09/2017.

Faculty members of this college have been promoted to hold prestigious positions like Regional Joint Director of Collegiate Education in the state of Tamilnadu.

In the accademic year 2018 the Post-graduate programmes in History and Research Degree M. Phil., and Ph. D (Full Time/Part Time) programes in Tamil, English, Commerce, Economic, Botany Chemistry, and Physics were introduced.