Self-Financing Co-Education College

The premier Institution is the only college located within the Villupuram Municipality limit.

Welcome to E.S Arts and Science College


E.S Arts and Science College is a co-educational institution started in the academic year 2016-17. The objective of the Trust is to enable the college into an Institution of Excellence by providing quality education to the rural poor and the first generation learners of the region to empower them and to make our nation socially and economically strong among the world Nations. The Government of Tamil Nadu through its G.O. (Ms) No. 53 Higher Education (E1) Department dated 29th February, 2016, granted approval for starting E.S.Arts and Science College as a Self-Financing Co-Education College. The Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore granted affiliation to our College on 18th August, 2016 (Ref. No. 5236). The premier Institution is the only college located within the Villupuram Municipality limit.

The college was started functioning from 4th July 2016 with five under graduate degree courses B.A (English), B.Com (General), B.Sc. (Physics), B.Sc. (Mathematics), and B.Sc. (Computer Science) with 157 students. Within a period of three years, the college has grown to offer 11 under Graduate Courses and 2 Post Graduate Courses. Since its inception, ESASC has emerged as renowned Institution by providing a high standard of Moral and Culture with strict discipline and good values of mankind among the students. The lush green eco-friendly campus and serene atmosphere at ESASC helps the students to ascertain their potential and accord to the human race and the development of our nation. The facilities and Infrastructure of the institution is par excellence with the norms of the University. The aim of ESASC is to integrate features of excellence in the campus. Our College is taking sincere effort by providing hands on training and imparts practical knowledge to students in order to cater the current industry demand. The ESASC library serves as hub of knowledge to the student community with a wide range of books, Educational CD’s and DVD’s and other forms of information resources.

E.S. Arts and Science College has exclusive supportive system which helps to promote quality education and Career Opportunities for the students. Our college has periodical student – teacher evaluation and parents-teachers meetings at regular intervals to monitor the progress of the students. It aims at sharpening the students’ mind through employability skills and innovative courses and also it is seasoning the heart through various students clubs and outreach programs. We have Wi-Fi, Smart classroom, online teaching, digital library, 24x7 electric power supply with free bus facilities. ESASC is an incredible repository of academic programmers, innovative methodologies, intensive research, committed faculty and good infrastructure facilities.


To be a leader in imparting need based quality education and research to the rural students and empowering them to be socially inclined human resource exhibiting universal wisdom and stature


  • To reach the unreached community by inclusiveness of learning opportunities
  • To inculcate innovativeness through experiential learning
  • To impart employability and entrepreneurship skills for rural transformation
  • To promote holistic development through sport and cultural platforms
  • To explore indigenous wisdom for global competency

Founder Chairman

  • Mr E. SWAMIKANNU, is the Founder Chairman of E.S.Group of Institutions in Villupuram, and founder of the Tamilmaanila Parvatharajakula Meenavar Sangam an association of inland fishermen in Tamil Nadu.
  • A doyen of higher education, he has made an immense contribution for the promotion of education, emancipation and empowerment of women. He is championing the cause of the inland fishing community. He is a trader with strong business acumen, and a philanthropist to the core.
  • He is at the vanguard of taking up the cause of inland fishing community who eke out their living from small- time fishing in reservoirs, tanks, lakes etc.,
  • All along, only the coastal fishermen have been hogging the limelight. The existence of the inland fishing community is lesser known or not known at all. The latter have been leading a hand-to-mouth sustenance for long, mainly due to neglect.
  • Through the formation of the Tamilmaanila Paravatharajakula Meenavar Sangam, Mr Swamikannu has been making relentless efforts to ameliorate their sufferings.
  • He has prevailed upon the Tamil Nadu Government to construct as many as 2,000 free houses to inland fishing community, including 373 shelters in Villupuram, for the inland fishing community, on the lines of the coastal fishing community.
  • With the backing of Mr Swamikannu, Inland Cooperative Societies, numbering over 2,000 have come up all over Tamil Nadu. When India ceded the Kachchatheevu Island in the Palk Bay to Sri Lanka, the Tamil Nadu fishermen felt agitated. It led to the first ever shooting incidence on fishermen in 1983 in which the Sri Lankan Navy gunned down 4 Tamil Nadu fishermen.
  • To help out the victims’ families, Mr Swamikannu had made a monetary assistance of Rs 6,000 each, totaling Rs 24,000. On his insistence, former Chief Minister M.G.Ramachandran inducted Killai Kalaimani, an inland fisherman from Cuddalore, as the Fisheries Minister in his second Cabinet.
  • When Tsunami wrought havoc along Tamil Nadu coast in December 2004, Mr Swamikannu donated Rs 5 lakhs to the Chief Minister’s Tsunami Relief Fund on the same day. To give voice to the voiceless inland fishing community, he is running a Tamil magazine—Meenavar Kural. He also gives away scholarships regularly to meritorious students.
  • To combat the raging Covid-19 pandemic, he has contributed Rs 50 lakhs to the Chief Minister’s Corona Relief Fund.
  • Born on July 10, 1941 in a thatched hut in Chooranampet village in Chengalpattu district in Tamil Nadu to the couple Elumalai and Theivanai Ammal belonging to fishermen community, he lost his dwelling unit to fire twice. With courage and conviction he has withstood all the onslaughts and after shifting to Villupuram his life has seen an upswing.
  • Through his pragmatic and practical approach he has transformed his humble background to an energizing future. From being a street hawker of dry fish in his younger days, Mr Swamikannu has emerged as one of the leading sea food traders.
  • Tutored in the harshest reality of life from early childhood, Mr Swamikannu’s humanitarianism has come to the fore in all his activities. This has nudged him to establish the multispecialty ES Hospital in Villupuram that has obtained “A-1 Grade” certification in 2017. from the Health Department of Tamil Nadu Government.
  • He has started the first self-financing technical institution Elumalai Polytechnic College in Villupuram in 1983. Its alumni have come to occupy plump positions all over the country and abroad. The notable among them is Dr P.Veera Muthu Vel, who is serving as the Project Director of the ISRO’s Chandrayaan -3 Mission.
  • Mr Swamikannu has started Theivanai Ammal College for Women (Autonomous) in Villupuram in 1989, which is imparting quality education and soft skills among the girl students hailing from poor socio-economic background, on par with any elitist institutions in the country.
  • Having learnt the leaping strides made by this college in the sphere of women’s education, former President Dr A.P.J.Abdul Kalam visited the college in 2011 to Launch “Lead 2020” and interacted with the students on Women Empowerment.
  • Mr Swamikannu has established a group of educational institutions to fulfill the needs of the society, including ES Matriculation School in 1998, ES Sports Academy in 2005, ES Engineering College in 2007, ES Music Academy in 2008, ES College of Education in 2009, ES College of Nursing and Paramedical Science in 2010, ES Arts & Science College in 2016, ES Lords International School (CBSE) in 2018.
  • Till now, more than 80,000 candidates have passed out of these renowned portals of education.
  • In recognition of his contribution to education, Annamalai University has appointed him as Senate Member and the Rotary Club has conferred the “SAKE OF HONOUR AWARD” on him. In recognition of his social service the Tamil Nadu Government has given him the “THANTHAI PERIYAR AWARD- IN 2008”.


  • Welcome to our E. S. Arts and Science College (Co-Ed) family! We are thrilled to have each and every one of you join our community. Your presence brings fresh perspectives, diverse talents, and new energy that will undoubtedly enrich our learning environment.
  • As you embark on this exciting journey with us, remember that you are not just students; you are integral members of a community that values growth, collaboration, and mutual support. Here, you will find mentors, friends, and countless opportunities to explore your interests and passions.
  • Embrace the challenges and celebrate the successes that lie ahead. Each step you take here is a step toward your personal and academic development. Don't hesitate to ask questions, seek guidance, and engage with the vibrant community around you.
  • We believe in your potential, and we are here to provide the support you need to thrive. Cherish the friendships you'll make, the knowledge you'll gain, and the experiences that will shape your journey.
  • Best wishes for a fulfilling and enriching time ahead!

Managing Chairman

  • A versatile man from the field of Commerce and student of Renowned Madras Christian College, Chennai.
  • Visionary to provide Education at International Standards.
  • First person to introduce Rural BPO providing Job Opportunity for more than 300 in Villupuram.
  • Elected as an Academic Council member of Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore on behalf of 125 Colleges and also nominated by the Governor of Tamil Nadu for the Consecutive three years.
  • Joint Secretary and Active member of 200 Nursing Colleges and its Association of Tamil Nadu.
  • Treasurer of the Thiruvalluvar University Development Association constituting of 125 Colleges.
  • Instrumental in Establishing Music Academy benefiting 500 students in the field of Music and Culture in Villupuram.
  • Active member in establishing Sports Academy in Volley Ball and Basket Ball , were 500 Sports persons benefited.
  • Visited foreign Universities to promote Global Education.
  • Beijing University – Beijing , China. Chinese University and Lingnan University, Hong Kong, SIM University - Singapore, Schiller University - Paris, France, S. P.Jain University Dubai and other Countries such as Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Indonesia, Thailand.
  • Attended various International and National conferences to promote Global Education.
  • Had many Interactions with experts in implementing New Education Policy 2020.
  • Presided more than 250 Seminars and Conferences.
  • Took initiative to Collect and Donate Rs. 56 Lakhs toward the Chief Minister Covid -19 relief fund on behalf of Nursing Colleges of Tamil Nadu.



Education is the manifestation of the perfection already existing in man – Swami Vivekananda.

I am really honoured and feel very privileged to function as the Principal of E. S. Arts and Science College (Co-Ed), Villupuram. Let me take this opportunity to thank the Management, ESSK Group of Institutions, Villupuram for giving me the opportunity to serve the community here in Villupuram.

I am delighted to welcome you to E.S. Arts and Science College (Co-Ed), our aim is to imparting need based quality education to the rural students and empowering them to be socially inclined human resource and make them responsible citizens. E.S. Arts and Science College (Co-Ed) was started in the year 2016 and affiliated to Annamalai University, Chidambaram. ESASC is a unit of ESSK Group of Institutions, which has 40 years of experience in providing educational service to the society.

ESASC is a co-educational institution which caters to higher-education requirements of the society. It offers 12 UG and 1 PG courses. ESASC has emerged as renowned Institution by providing a high standard of Moral and Culture with strict discipline and good values of mankind among the students. The lush green eco-friendly campus and serene atmosphere at ESASC helps the students to ascertain their potential and accord to the human race and the development of our nation.

We truly have an excellent college with dedicated and highly skillful qualified faculty members, infrastructure and the amenities for the wonderful learning exposure of the students. In addition to the curriculum offered by the affiliating University, the students are motivated to undergo Industrial training and Industry Internship to make them ready for the industry. Value added courses and Industry related certification courses are offered to students to cope with the recent update in technology in all fields.

In order to accomplish our vision and mission, we are prepared to take as much effort as possible in providing the practical based as well experiential based learning to the students by adopting outcome based education. We believe that education is an effective medium of social transformation. We get encouragement, looking at bright and successful careers of our students, which subsequently benefit the society. We feel proud that we are part of such an excellent institute, which is contributing the modern India.