Ambiga College of Arts and Science was started in the year 1994 under S.Solamalai – Pappathi Ammal Educational Trust. The Trust was formed in 1991 by S.Solamalai, Chairman and Managing Director of Ambiga Group of Companies having business interest in Jewellery at Srilanka. The Trust is running a Matriculation Higher Secondary School for more than 23 years and Solamalai Teacher Training Institute for the last 7 years at Anna Nagar, Madurai - 20. The Trust also conducts Madurai Kamaraj University's Distance Education Study Centre in Srilanka since 2000.
The College was established under the self – financing scheme permitted by the Government of Tamil Nadu and is affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University.
The Objective of the College is to impart girls and education of the highest order in arts and science, for their all – round development.