The College started functioning in the year 1968-69. It is named after the great saint THIRUVALLUVAR. It is very close to the temple dedicated to “Lord Siva” at Papanasam (Tirunelveli District) on the banks of river Thamiraparani in sylvan surroundings contributed by the pothigai, supposed to be the seat of St.Agasthiyar, who nurtured the Tamil language in all its varied excellence, thousands of years ago.
The College is under the benign management of Kundrakkudi Thiruvannamalai Adheenam Trust headed by His Holiness Srimath Ponnambala Adigalar. It is now a First Grade College imparting instructions in B.A..(Tamil),B.A.(History),B.Sc. (Mathematics), B.Sc. (Chemistry), B.Com., and M.Com., Degree courses under aided, B.Com. (Al l i ed Computer), B.Sc. (Computer Science), B.A. (Engl ish), B.Com., M.A. (Engl i sh), M.Sc. (Mathematics) and Research Centre in Commerce under Unaided .
Under the inspiring leadership, wise guidance and loving care of Late “His Holiness Kundr kudi Adigalar”, Founder President and former Secretary, the college achieved all-round development. Now the College is Re-accredited with ‘B++’ grade by NAAC in the year 2017.