About AAC

Arul Anandar College (Autonomous), a Minority Catholic Co-Educational Institution, affiliated to the Madurai Kamaraj University, is one among the four colleges, run by the Madurai Province of the Society of Jesus.

The other Jesuit colleges in Madurai Province, Tamil Nadu are:

In Tiruchirapalli:

         St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) - 1844

In Palayamkottai:

        St Xavier’s College (Autonomous) - 1923

        St Xavier’s College of Education (Autonomous) - 1950

Jesuits run 'B' Schools

        St. Joseph's Institute of Management, Trichy-2007

        Xavier Institute of Business Administration, Palayamkottai-2012

These higher educational institutions under the chairmanship of the Provincial of the Jesuit Madurai Province follow a common policy for admissions, appointments and administration.

As a minority institution Arul Anandar College caters primarily to the formation of Christian students. However, it keeps its portals open to all students without discrimination of caste creed, race, gender and class.