Gnanamani College of Education recognized by the NCTE and affiliated to Tamil Nadu Teachers Education University, Chennai was started during 2005-2006 by Christian Educational Development Trust officed at Rasipuram, Namakkal District, Tamilnadu. The main intention of starting this college of education was to provide quality teacher education to the aspiring graduates, and post graduates to serve the society through teaching. Admission is open to all and priority is given to the first generation learners and graduates hailing from poor village backgrounds. Gnanamani College of Education is one of the educational institutions in the Gnanamani Group of Institutions founded and managed by the Chairman Dr.T.Arangannal M.B.A, and assisted by the Chairperson Mrs.P.Mala Leena. Other institutions include Gnanamani College of Technology, Gnanamani College of Engineering , Gnanamani Institute of Management Studies and Gnanodaya International School(CBSE).
The college is located on the NH-7 Salem Namakkal Route. It is about 20 kms from Namakkal and 28 Kms. from Salem. The campus can easily be accessed by road and by train.