Vidyasagar College of Arts and Science, Udumalpet is affiliated to Bharathiar University. It was established with a view to meet the ever increasing demand for job-oriented higher education in Commerce, Management, and Computer Science for boys and girls from in and around Udumalpet. The college aims at providing higher education and developing the all around personality of students.
The college offers the following undergraduate courses: B.Sc (Computer Science), B.C.A, B.Com.C.A (Computer Applications), B.Com, B.Com (E-commerce), and B.B.M. Certain job-oriented courses are offered in the fields of Ms-Office, Accounting Packages, Software Technology, Web Designing, Hardware Assembling, Networking, and D.T.P. in addition, research and postgraduate programs are offered in English, Tamil, Commerce, and Computer Applications.
The college organizes various certificate courses at a nominal amount. The certificate courses include accounts based courses and spoken English for competitive exams. Training is given to the students to acquire skills through group discussions, seminars, and personality development programs. These courses have received overwhelming response from the students, since they are not offered by any of the educational institutions in this area.
The department of Computer Science has lab facility with 2 servers and 70 HCL Pentium nodes connected to switches on LAN. There is a good collection of software packages necessary for the course work. There is an internet connection available to all students. A network research center has also been established in July 2003 with the assistance from the UGC. The students utilize this center to gather information for academic learning and research programs.