Sengunthar College of Education, Tharamangalam was started in the year 2006-2007 to provide more trained teachers for the several new high schools in the rural areas and meet the shortage of trained teacher personnel. The management of Sengunthar Educational Board , Tharamangalam has ventured into running the college of education to offer quality teachers to the society. The teachers trained here will imbibe the culture and spiritual treasures of the land.

Sengunthar College of Education, Tharamangalam from its inception was affiliated to Periyar University, Salem. From the academic year 2008-2009 onwards, the college is affiliated to Tamilnadu Teachers Education University, Chennai. The college has been approved by Tamil Nadu Government and recognized by the NCTE to conduct B.Ed. and M.Ed. programmes. National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) awarded 'B' Grade to the college effective from 3 January, 2013 for five years.