Directorate of Collegiate Education

Department of Higher Education, Government of Tamilnadu, India

Government Colleges
Government Aided Colleges
Self Finance Colleges

About us

The Directorate of Collegiate Education was carved out of the erstwhile Directorate of Public Instruction in the year 1965 with a view to administer exclusively the Collegiate Education. Tamil Nadu enjoys the privilege of being one of the most developed states in the Country in the field of Higher Education. 27 Universities are functioning in Tamilnadu and of these 12 Universities are getting their Block Grants from the Government of Tamilnadu through the Directorate of Collegiate Education. In the Head office, the Director is assisted by two Joint Directors of Collegiate Education viz., Joint Director of Collegiate Education (Finance) who is in charge of the works relating to the Aided colleges in the State and the Joint Director of Collegiate Education (Planning & Development) who is in charge of the works relating to the Government Constituent Colleges in the State. The Financial A ...

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Our Vision & Mission

To make Tamilnadu pioneer in the field of Higher Education

1. To facilitate Computer literacy in the state
2. To Promote the research activities in Colleges
3. To inculcate values of equality,unity and justice
4. To make the education relevant and excellent
5. To Promote general education in various disciplines in the state
6. To Promote innovative, Job oriented Curriculam
7. To achieve 100 percent results
8. To Promote the extensional activities like NSS, NCC, SPORTS, etc.

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