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List of colleges and institutes in Madurai district

This is a list of the colleges and institutes in Madurai district.

Madurai has been an academic centre of learning of Tamil culture, literature, art, music and dance for centuries.All three assemblies of the Tamil language, the Tamil Sangam (about the 3rd century BC to the 3rd century CE), were held at Madurai. The American College in Madurai is the oldest college in the city and second oldest college in Tamil Nadu, established in 1881 by American Christian missionaries. The Lady Doak college, established in 1948, is the oldest women's college in Madurai. The Madura College (established in 1889), Fatima College (established in 1953) and M.S.S.Wakf Board College (established in 1964) are among the oldest educational institutions of the city. Vivekananda College, Tiruvedakam West, established in 1971, is the only residential college run in the gurukula pattern of education. Madurai Kamaraj University (originally called Madurai University), established in 1966, is the state run university that has 109 affiliated arts and science colleges in Madurai and neighbouring districts. There are 47 approved institutions of the university in and around the city consisting of autonomous colleges, aided colleges, self-financing colleges, constituent colleges, evening colleges and other approved institutions. There are seven polytechnics and five Industrial training institutes (ITIs) in Madurai, with the Government ITI and the Government Polytechnic for Women being the most prominent of them all.Fire and Safety Training Provided by Ideal industrial Training Institute (IITI) Located in Krihsnapuram colony, The government institutes, namely, the Madurai Medical College and the Homoeopathic Medical College, along with the 11 paramedical institutes constitute the medical and paramedical paradigm of Madurai. There are seven engineering colleges in Madurai affiliated to Anna University, with the Thiagarajar College of Engineering being the oldest of all. The Madurai Law College, established in 1979, is one of the seven government law colleges in the state, administered by the Tamil Nadu Government Department of Legal Studies, and affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University. There are three teacher training institutes, two music colleges, three management institutes and 30 Arts & Science colleges in Madurai. The agricultural college and research institute in Madurai, started in 1965, by the state government provides agricultural education to aspirants in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu. There are a total of 369 primary, secondary and higher secondary schools in the city.


  • Medical colleges 1
  • Arts and Science colleges 2
  • Polytechnics & Catering colleges 3
  • ITI colleges 4
  • Music colleges 5
  • Schools 6
    • Preschools / Play Schools 6.1
  • References 7

Medical colleges

Arts and Science colleges

  1. Amity University
  2. Arul Anandar College, Karumathur
  3. E.M.G. Yadava Women's College
  4. Lady Doak College
  5. M.S.S.Wakf Board College (The only college in India run by a Wakf board)
  6. Nadar Mahajana Sangam S. Vellaichamy Nadar College, Nagamalai
  7. The American college
  8. The Madura College
  9. Thiagarajar College
  10. Yadava College, Thirupalai
  11. Ambika College of Arts and Science
  12. C.S.I.Darling Selvabai Thavaraj David College for Women, Karpaga Nagar, K.Pudur
  13. Devasahayam Annathaayammal Women's Arts and Science College, Pasumalai
  14. Fatima college for women
  15. Madurai Gandhi N.M.R. Subbaraman Women's College,Theppakulam, Anuppanadi Road
  16. Madurai C.E.O.A University College
  17. Madurai Institute of Social Sciences
  18. Madurai Kamaraj University College
  19. Madurai Kamaraj University Evening College
  20. Mangayarkarasi College of Arts and Science for Women
  21. Mannar Thirumalai Naicker College
  22. Meenakshi Government Women's Arts College
  23. OAA MAVMM School of Management, Alagarkoil,Madurai
  24. PKN. Arts & Science College, Thirumangalam
  25. S.P.College of science and Arts, Karuppayurani
  26. Saraswathi Narayanan College
  27. Senthamarai College of Arts & Science, Vadapalanji
  28. Senthamil college
  29. Sermathai Vasan College of Women
  30. SLS.M.A.V.M.M.Ayira Vaisyar College, Kallampatti
  31. Sourastra college,pasumalai
  32. Sri Nagalakshmi Ammal Science College, Paappanaayakkanpatti
  33. St. George Jayaraj Chelladurai Women's Arts & Science College, P.T.Rajan Road
  34. Subbalakshmi Lakshmipathy College of Science, TVR Nagar, Aruppukottai Road
  35. Thiagarajar School of Management
  36. Thiruvalluvar Arts & Science College for Women
  37. Vivekananda College(Residential & Autonomous),Tiruvedakam West

Polytechnics & Catering colleges

  1. Annai Fathima Institute of Hotel Management and catering technology.
  2. Alfaa College Of Hotel Management And Catering Technology
  3. Arulmigu Kallalagar Polytechnic College
  4. GMS MAVMM Polytechnic College
  5. GOVT. Polytechnic College for Women
  6. K.L.N. Memorial Polytechnic College
  7. Latha Madhavan Polytechnic College
  8. Naga Siva Polytechnic College
  9. Rukmini Shanmugam Polytechnic College
  10. Sai Jothi Polytechnic College
  11. Sairam polytechnic college
  12. Seethaiammal Polytechnic College
  13. Tamilnadu Polytechnic College (An Autonomous & NBA Accredited institution)
  14. Thaai Polytechnic College
  15. Thanapandiyan Polytechnic College
  16. Thiruvalluvar Polytechnic College

ITI colleges

  1. Government Industrial Training Institute (I.T.I), K.Pudur.
  2. Kazi Tajuddin ITI, Kazimar Street.
  3. Ideal Industrial Training institute, Krishnapuram colony.
  5. Srinivasa ITI
  6. Donbosco ITI
  8. TVS Institute of technical studies
  9. Micro ITI
  10. Jeeva ITI
  11. loyola ITI
  12. Government Industrial Training Institute, Chekkarnurani.
  13. M.A.V.M.M ITI, Rasakkur.
  14. Asmacs Private ITI
  15. Meenakshi Industrial School (For Women), Thirupparankundram
  16. Prasanna Mani ITI, New Vilangudi.

Music colleges

  1. Tamil Nadu Music Training College
  2. Sri Sathguru Sangeetha Vidyalayam (College of Music)
  3. India music college


  1. A.Sankaranarayana nadar Matriculation school,T.P.K.Road, Avaniapuram.
  2. A.P.T Dorairaj Higher Secondary School
  3. Aknu s.sundar matric Higher secondary school, kalikappan
  4. American college higher secondary school
  5. Amutham Matric Hr Sec School.
  6. B.P.M Matriculation School,Annanagar
  7. B.V.M Matriculation school, Iyyer Bungalow.
  8. C S R Matric Higher Secondary School, Thirunagar.
  9. Cathy Matriculation higher secondary school.
  10. Capron Hall Higher Secondary School for Girls
  11. C.E.O.A.Matric Higher Secondary School,Kosakulam.
  12. Chandler Matriculation Higher Secondary School,Puttu thoppu
  13. Dolphin Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Bye Pass Road
  14. Don Bosco High School,Surya Nagar.
  15. Fatima Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Athikulam.
  16. Good Luck Matriculation High School, Villapuram
  17. Gurukulam High School, Subramaniapuram.
  18. HDI Jain Matriculation Higher Secondary School,Pasumalai
  19. Holy Family Girls Higher Secondary School, Gnanaolivupuram.
  20. Indira Gandhi Memorial Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Thirunagar.
  21. Idhayam Rajendren Resi., Hr. Sec. School, Samanatham.
  22. Jeevana School (ICSE),Jeyanagar, Ponmeni.
  23. Jeevana School, Vishalakshmipuram.
  24. Kendriya Vidyalaya, Narimedu
  25. Keswick Public School
  26. Lakshmi School ICSE.
  27. M.M.Hr.Sec.School (boys),Thirunagar.
  28. M.N.U.Jayaraj Nadar Higher Secondary School, Nagamalai pudhukottai.
  29. M.N.U.Jayaraj Annapackiam matriculation Higher Secondary School, Nagamalai pudhukottai.
  30. Madura college higher secondary school
  31. Madura coats labour Welfare Association Higher Secondary School.
  32. Mahatma Montessori Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
  33. Mahatma CBSE School.
  34. Mangayarkarasi Higher Secondary School, Puttu thoppu
  35. Maria Nursery and Primary School, SS Colony[1]
  36. Mary Ann Matriculation Hr,Sec School.
  37. MRR.MAVMM Matriculation Hr,Sec School.,Near collector office.
  38. Koodakovil C. Nachiappa Nadar Guruvammal Matric Higher Secondary School, Villapuram
  39. Nadar Higher Secondary School, South Gate.
  40. Navalar somasudara bharathiyar Higher Secondary school, palanganatham.
  41. E V R Nagammaiyar Girls Higher Secondary School, South Veli Street
  42. Nirmala girls Higher Secondary School.
  43. Nehru Vidhya Salai Higher Secondary School.
  44. N.K.Kuppaiyan Rathnamani Vidthyalaya,Kaitharinagar.
  45. O.C.P.M Hr Sec School, Tallakulam
  46. Our lady matriculation higher secondary school.
  47. PKN. Nursery and Primary School [North], Thirumangalam
  48. PKN. Nursery and Primary School [South], Thirumangalam
  49. PKN. Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Thirumangalam
  50. PKN. Matriculation School, Pasumalai
  51. PKN. (Boys) Higher Secondary School, Thirumangalam
  52. PKN. (Girls) Higher Secondary School, Thirumangalam
  53. PKN. Vidhyalaya (CBSE Syllabus), Thirumangalam
  54. Queen Mira International School (QMIS), Kochadai (CBSE Syllabus).
  55. Rajan Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Villapuram
  56. Rotary Laharry Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Narimedu.
  57. Royal Public Matriculation School, Bethaniyapuram.
  58. S.B.O.A Matric Higher Secondary School, Keela kuilkudi
  59. Saracens Matriculation school, Melamadai.
  60. Setupati Higher secondary school.
  61. Seventh-Day Adventist Matric Higher Secondary School.
  62. S.E.V.Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Narayanapuram.
  63. Sitalakshmi Girls Higher Secondary School, Thirunagar.
  64. Sourashtra Higher Secondary School (Boys)
  65. Sourashtra Higher Secondary School (Girls)
  66. Sri Aurobindo Mira Matriculation Higher Secondary School (SAM)
  67. Sriman Nayakiyar Vidya Mandir Matriculation School, Teppakulam,
  68. S P V M Higher secondary School
  69. Spartanns Matriculation school.
  70. St Britto Hr Sec School, Gnanavolivupuram.
  71. St Mary's Higher Secondary School, Keelavasal.
  72. St. John's Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Kochadai.
  73. St.Joseph's Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Old Kuyavarpalayam road.
  74. St.Michael Matriculation higher secondary school
  75. Swathi Matriculation School, Nehru Nagar, Madurai
  76. Tagore vidyalayam matriculation Higher Secondary School, Anna Nagar
  77. Thiagarajar Model Higher Secondary school,Teppakulam
  78. TVS Higher Secondary School
  79. TVS Matriculation Higher Secondary School
  80. TVS Lakshmi Higher Secondary School
  81. Union Christian Higher Secondary School
  82. Velliveethiyar Corporation Girl's Higher Secondary School, Ponnagaram ( VVC )
  83. Vikaasa School, Ponnagaram Compound, Madurai
  84. VMJ Higher Secondary school, Ramnad road
  85. Zion Good Sheperd's Matriculation Higher Secondary School.

Preschools / Play Schools

  • Aerokids International Preschool, SBO Colony, Madurai
  • Aerokids International Preschool, Nagamalai Pudukottai, Madurai


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