Dr G U Pope College Of Engineering is named after a great savant of Tamil Literature Dr. G.U. Pope, who prided in calling himself a Tamil scholar. He was responsible for popularizing the glory and richness of Tamil Literature and revealing to the world the wealth of thought. It is one of the leading and well known institute of teacher education in the region in Tamil Nadu. It is affiliated to Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University. The College of Education has been approved by the N.C.T.E (National Council for Teacher Education).