Aditanar College of Arts and Science which is located in Tamil Nadu near Virapandiapatnam village was established during the year 1965. It was founded by Sri. Si. Pa. Aditanar, so as to serve his hometown. This college offers different courses like Bachelors, Masters, M.Phil, PhD, Certificate in diploma and distance courses related to Arts and Science stream. It was affiliated during 1965 to 1990 to Madurai Kamaraj University. From 1990 it got affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. This college has been re-accredited in the third cycle to the NAAC with a grade point of “A”.