Sourashtra College, Madurai is affiliated to Madurai Kamarajar University and is managed by the Sourashtra College Council, a philanthropic association dedicated to higher learning. The College was started in June 1967. The college helps to impart education at all levels in Arts, Science and Commerce, Computer, Professional, Technical and other job oriented courses to the students of all castes and creeds. The Sourashtra College is a co-educational Linguistic Minority Institution.
The college provides facilities for specialized studies in technology and research, and promotes Indian tradition and culture. The various undergraduate study programs offered are: B.A. English Literature, B.Com, B.Sc Maths, B.Sc Physics, B.Sc Chemistry, B.C.S. (Bachelor Of Corporate Secretaryship), B.Sc Computer Science, and B.Com with Computer Application. In addition, some self-financed courses are also offered. These include B.Sc. Electronics & Communication, B.Sc Textiles, B.Sc Information Technology, and B.Sc Hotel Management and Catering Service. The college also runs postgraduate courses in most of these subjects. A Diploma in Basic Carvings (Ice, Vegetables & Fruits) is also offered.
The Departments of Bio- Chemistry and Microbiology have well established and well equipped laboratories. Computer Facilities are also available. Multimedia systems with Internet connectivity are available. The departmental libraries have a large number of standard text books, journals of national as well as international repute.
The students are regularly placed in various hotels and resorts for their industrial training. The training partners of the college include popular chain of hotels like Oberoi, Welcomgroup, Leela kempenski, Tajgroup, and Holiday Inn. The students get valuable practical experience by training in these hotels.