The first institution of the Group. Founded in 1994, enters the DECENNIUM year on 28th April, 2003.The first self-financing institution to get permanent affiliation to Bharathidasan University in less than 5 years. Recognised by UGC. First amongst Arts and Science colleges to gain M.C.A. approval by AICTE (All India Council of Technical Education) Enjoys premium respect amongst the Thanjuvurians. Consistent in quality and constancy in improvements. Has nearly 3000 students. Produced near 5 - dozen ranks in the first batch itself and continuing to produce ranks. Reputed for infrastructure, faculty, teaching and, above all, discipline. With two full-fledged Schools of Higher Learning and other departments offering UG and PG courses, PRC is geared to offer more and more career-oriented courses. Offers 4 Ph.D. programs (in its School of Life Sciences), 5 M.Phil. Programs, 14 PG Programmes and 11 UG Programmes for the academic year 2005-06.