Sonai Meenal Arts and Science College was founded in 1998, as an affiliated college to the Madurai Kamaraj University (G.O.M.S. 282 Dt., 26.06.1998)and then affiliated to Alagappa University, Karaikudi,(G.O.M.S 282 Dt., 16.10.2002 & 12323/K2/2003 Dt 02.06.2003) when it was formed in 2002.
The college is administered by the Sonai Meenal Educational Trust. It is established in a sprawling land area of 31 acres.. Thiru. So.Bala Krishnan, of revered memory, are the founding fathers of this institution.
The college completed seventeen years of its very useful service in higher education with maximum student strength of 452 and 25 teaching faculty. Many of our past students now occupy covetable positions in India and abroad in the field of Information Technology, additional in Indian Administrative Services.