Nehru Arts and Science College is situated in Padnekkad, Tamil Nadu. It is an ISO 9001:2000 Certified Institution and is affiliated to Bharathiar University. It was established by the Nehru College of Educational and Charitable Trust, whose primary objective is to render educational services to the cause of higher education. Initially, these services were offered in the field of Aeronautical Engineering; subsequently they were introduced in the rest of engineering branches, Management, Arts, Science, and Paramedical Sciences. Together, these institutions are called the Nehru Group of Institutions.
The college offers much-sought after courses like M.Com International Business, Master of Social Work, M. Sc. Bio Technology, M.Sc. Microbiology, M.Sc. Applied Electronics, M.Sc. Software Systems, B.Sc. Electronics & Communication Systems, B.Sc. Bio Technology, B.Sc. Catering Science & Hotel Management, B.Sc. Costume Design and Fashion, and B.Com (CA). Certificate Courses in Communicative English, P.G. Diploma in Hospital & Health Care Management, and M.Phil (Full Time / Part Time) in Social Work, Commerce, and Biotechnology are also offered.
The college organizes various co-curricular activities like Guest Lectures, Industrial Visits and Study Tours, Department Associations, Case Study Analysis, Management Quiz, Creative exercises and Role Play, Group discussions & Debates, and Yoga & Stress Management training.
Infrastructural facilities include a Computer Lab with 150 systems having broadband (RF) internet connectivity for 24 hours. A separate DTP/Graphic designing Lab for value addition courses is provided. UG and PG Electronics Labs are equipped with VLSI, Embedded system, Computer hardware, and Microprocessor lab. Biotechnology Labs have Animal & Plant tissue culture rooms, Instrumentation rooms, and walk-in Cold rooms.