Principal′s Desk



  •                         In this age of rapid advancement in technology, Arts and Science colleges have their own place. Women's Christian College, Nagercoil, is a prestigious institution of higher learning that has been continuously changing the life of thousands of women students.Situated in the heart of Nagercoil town, the lush green campus draws many thousants of eager learners to this institution.The Christian values of love and charity,one of the main objectives on which this institution was founded is a life altering magic for the young learners . Hope this website is both informative and useful in making the right decision to choose the subject of one's own choice.

  • About the Principal

                            Dr. Nirmala Manuel, Principal,Women's Christian College took her post-graduate degree from Scott Christian College, Nagercoil and Doctoral degree from the University of Kerala. She joined the Department of English, Women's Christian College, Nagercoil in the year 1981. She was appointed as Principal in the same college in September 2012.

                            Dr. Nirmala Manuel is the Head of the English Research Centre and presently 8 students are pursuing Ph.D under her guidance. She has published many papers in both language and literature. Her area of specialization is American Poetry. She has also published 10 poems in "An Anthology of Indian Women Writing in English". She is a member of several National and International Organizations like IACHE, IAPCHE, IWPG, ICTACT and CUAC. She was a member of Professional bodies like Board of Studies and Standing Committee on Academic Affairs in Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. She is also a member of the Senate from 2012 onwards. She is also an active member in Social Organisations like Rotary. She was the President of the Rotary Club of Golden Flowers in the year 2014-2015.


    Academic Achievements 2015-16

                            The Principal, Dr. Nirmala Manuel served as the President of the X All India Conference of KAAS conducted in September 2015. It is in fact a rare privilege for her to be on the Advisory Board of the International Women's Peace Group which is functioning with Korea as its Head Quarters. In December 2015, the IWPG and PURA ( a non Governmental Organization) has bestowed her with an award for being the Best Teacher Social Activist. The Principal was honoured with Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement and Distinguished services in the field of Education by Himakshara in January 2016. She also attended several conferences. In January she took part in the 7th International Conference on "Educational Excellence in the 21st century" at Kanyakumari. She also participated in the National Seminar on "New Education Policy on Themes and Questions for Policy Consultation on Higher Education" held on 17.10.2015 at St. Joseph's College, Trichy. On the 25th and 26th of January, she participated in a workshop for Leaders of Christian Colleges in India on "Strategic Planning and Resource Development" organised by the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia at Christ University, Bangalore. She has received Certificates of Appreciation from the Lions Club and the Youth Red Cross of Kanyakumari District for Organizing Eye Donation Awareness Camps and Road Safety Awareness Rally.

                            The Indian Association for the Blind has awarded "Silver Zone" status to the college recognizing Women's Christian College, Nagercoil as "Blind Empowerment Champions" for the year 2015-2016.



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