Sri SRNMC  became an autonomous college in 2010. It continues to be an affiliated college of the Madurai Kamaraj University  and is autonomous in the sense that it is free to frame its own courses of studies and to adopt innovative methods of teaching and evaluation. The university confers the degrees to the students after passing the examinations held by the college and the name of the college will be indicated in the degrees by the Madurai Kamaraj University.