M.T.B. Arts College

Our College

The Maganlal Thakordas Balmukunddas Arts College, popularly known as M. T. B. Arts College is the oldest college of the South Gujarat region and one of the best colleges of the state of Gujarat. It has a vast campus studded with majestic buildings in the old style of gothic architecture. Hostel building and residential quarters, lawns and gardens, play-fields and grounds and courts and pavilions, surround its scenic beauty. It occupies 1138750 sq. mtr. of land in a prime location which is now in the heart of the city of Surat on the river bank of the Tapi. More than half a dozen other institutions of higher education including a College of Science, a College of Commerce, a College of Microbiology and Computer Science, a College of Engineering and Technology, Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies, a Management Institute, and a college of Performing Arts (SCOPA) have recently come up which have added to the glory of the campus. The campus is a virtual beehive of academic activity throbbing with enthusiasm and dynamism on the part of the learners and the teachers of several disciplines.

       Individually our college imparts instruction right from the Under Graduate Level to Post Graduate Level including M.Phil. and Ph.D. programmes in the Faculty of Arts offering maximum number of subjects and subject combinations. We also offer 86 academic programmes to nearly 3000 students of distance learning through the IGNOU Study Centre whereby a national level linkage has been established with a university of international repute. The IGNOU Study Centre has been functioning in our college ever since the inception of IGNOU in 1988. The campus provides an intense environment of learning and research as well as opportunities for self-expression and personality development.