College Profile

The Velu Thampi Memorial(VTM) College of Arts & Science was established in 2004 as a self supporting Linguistic Minority Institution.The College is owned and managed by VTM Educational Trust, a Unit of the Kanyakumari District Nair Service Society,registered on 15th December, 1997. (Reg.No : 745/97). The College has been sanctioned by Govt of Tamilnadu and is affilated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University,Tirunelveli.

The College is located on a sprawling 10.01 acre campus in Arumanai Town Panchayat, Vilavancode Taluk,Kanyakumari District.The College is named after the great patriot and freedom fighter, Velu Thampi Dalava of the erstwhile Princely state of Travancore. The foundation stone for the college building was laid by His Highness Uthradam Thirunal Marthandavarma,Head of the Travancore Royal Family on 17-03-2002. The College building was formally inaugurated by Sri. N.Dhalavai Sundaram, Honourable Minister for Public Health, Govt. of Tamilnadu on 06-02-2005.

The College started functioning on 01-09-2004. With the blessings of God and under the inspiring leadership of Sri.K.Unnikrishnan Nair,Chairman,Sri.V.Rajesh,Correspondent and Secretary and with the co-operation of the members of the Managing Committee of the VTM Educational Trust,shareholders and the office bearers of the Kanyakumari District Nair Service Society, the College is in its path of growth and development.