The benefits of the poor people of western Tamilnadu, Nadar Kalvi Arakkattalai, Erode established a College in Muthur on 23rd July 1997. The idea of establishing a College was mooted in Nadar Mahajana Sangam 62nd conference held on 11th and 12th of June 1994 at Erode.

The great visionaries of Kalvithanthai Thiru K.Shanmugam and Kalvithanthai Thiru Ponmalar M.Ponnusamy donated 16 acres of land at Muthur to start the College. 150 members from the Entrepreneurs, Engineers, Lawyers, Doctors, Farmers, Retired Government employees, Retired teachers had joined together with Nadar Educational Trust through their contributions.

Karuppannan Mariappan College is affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and offers 9 UG, 5 PG, 6 M.Phil and 5 Ph.D programmes. The College has well equipped with excellent Libraray and Laboratory facilities.

Karuppannan Mariappan College is recognized u/s 2(f) & 12(B) of University Grants Commision (UGC) act 1956. Our college students continuously proved their talents in the Bharathiar University Examinations. They are secured 9 Gold Medals and 69 University Ranks in the University Examinations.

The aim of our Institution is to create potential academic excellence and career opportunities among the students.