Government Arts College, Ooty is the main centre of Higher Education in the Nilgiri District. The college is situated in the center of the Ooty town at the top of the historical Stone House Hill. The Historical first building in the Nilgiris named the Stone House Hill is the part of the college.

Before independence the present building of the college was the summer secretariat of the British Madras Presidency. Still today the OAK planted by Lord Sullivan in 18th Century and the two other OAK trees planted by Lord & Lady Wellington, in college garden, when Ooty celebrates 100 Years. College is situated in a serene splendid atmosphere of the olden ‘Wothkalmund’ (Pronounced as Ootacamund by Engish people and presently Udhagamandalam). The college is offering Graduation, Post Graduation and Research in almost all disciplines.


M.Phil/Ph.D., No Dues Certificate

Students are required to be dressed neatly and decently.
Ragging is punishable. Students involved in such acts will be adequately punished.
Students who come late should get prior permission from the staffs.
Without prior permission students should not enter the office room, staff room or laboratory.


College shall spare no effort to continue to spread and futher strengthen its academic ambience for all classes of students and teachers.


To mould students of the college into well-meaning citizens of the nation through a socially committed, intellectually inclined, culture driven and future oriented paradigm of learning.


Making education as a powerful medium and a tool to promote the social and economic development to backward communities.

Campus Highlights

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Our Library was established in the year 1957. It holds more than one lakh book volumes.


Our College facilitate students an excellent Hostel facility to feel home away from home.


Placement Office facilitating campus recruitment for multinational and national organizations.

Old College

Government Arts College, Ooty is the main centre of Higher Education in the Nilgiri District.


Historical Buildings in Udhagamandalam, Nilgiri District