|Name Of The Institution||:||Government Arts College For Women, Ramanathapuram|
|Year Of Establishment||:||1994|
|Ugc Recognition||:||Under 2(F):07/1969, 12(B):07/1972|
|Affiliating University||:||Alagappa University, Karaikudi|
|Type Of College||:||Women|
|Number Of Departments||:||8|
|Area of the Campus||:||3.75 Acre|
|Total Number Of Teachers||:||66|
|Total Number Of Non Teaching Staff||:||15|
|Total Number Of Students||:||1434 (Ug-1321, Pg-113)|
Government Arts College for Women is the leading higher education institution for women of Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu, affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi. It was established in 1994 in an area of 3.75 acres to empower women through education with its Endeavour for a system incorporating the ethos of Indian culture and personality development of each stakeholder. The college was affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University till 1994-2007 and from then on, it has been affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi. The Ultimate goal of the institution is to flash the torch to sensitize the women from the deprived sections of the society and support them with an education that hones life skills and ensures employability.
This institution has been the advocate to enable the young women of this locale to keep their feet on ground to march on the path of improvement. This college started with 3 UG courses Commerce, Computer Science and Home Science in the year of 1994 and Electronics in 1995-1996. Then gradually other UG and PG courses have been introduced to attain a number of 8 UG and 2 PG courses at present. The college has two shifts, forenoon and afternoon to cater to the needs of students.