ABOUT OUR COLLEGE
About our College
N S S College, Rajakumari was founded as a first grade aided college in the year 1995 and is affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.The college is situated in Rajakumari panchayath of Idukki distict, placed 5 Km away from Pooppara town in Kochi- Dhanushkodi National Highway.The college is equally distanced 35 Km each from Munnar, Adimali, Nedumkandam and Theni.It is geographically placed in between Munnar and Mathikettan hills of Western Guards.The college offers four job oriented Degree courses, B.B.A, B.C.A, B.Sc. (Electronics) and BCom (Model II), having six semesters spreading over three years.The College is equipped with four most modern labs (two each for Computer Applications & Electronics). The computer lab at present is equipped with 60 new generation computers which are divided into LAN, Windows NT Server based and standalone systems. The Electronics lab is also well equipped with the most modern instruments. There is a computer hardware/software lab attached to the Electronics lab which trains the students in the emerging field of computer hardware and software.
The Management and its Registration
This college comes under the Corporate Management of Nair Service Society, an educational and charitable organisation in Kerala, having 19 degree colleges. The Nair Service Society is registered under erstwhile Travancore Companies Act 1914(as per section 29, 1 of 1092) as an association meant for promoting commerce, art, science and charity and now comes under Kerala Non-trading Companies Act 1961 after subsequent enactments since the formation of Kerala State. The College therefore enjoys its own legal entity under the N. S. S. Corporate management.
The Geographical and Social Features of the area
The college is situated at Rajakumari, an educationally backward area, in the high ranges of Idukki District of Kerala state. This place is in the very heart of the Western Ghats. The famous tourist centers like Munnar and Anamudi are only 30 Kms away from the campus. The site offers panoramic scenes. This is the only institution of higher education in the area and provides immense opportunities to the people of surrounding areas in the field of higher education. The area comes under Udumbanchola Legislative Assembly Constituency which is part of Idukki Parliamentary Constituency.
The College is functioning in two three storied building. The campus is spread over 18 Acres of beautiful landscape providing sufficient are for a full fledged play ground, canteen and a ladies hostel. Our library enjoys more than 5000 books with more than 20 magazines, 6 news papers.
Achievements of the College
Our college enjoys student strength of around 500 students. More than 95% students are locally based with a poor educationally family background. Even with the limitations of socially and educationally backwardness we were able to uphold our pride by achieving a very good results in the University Examinations. We were able to achieve 8 University ranks for the past years and our students were well placed in various multinational, governmental and public sector companies abroad and in the country. Our students were qualifying in several competitive examinations in the nation including IAS. Our students are studying in reputed Institutes like CUSAT, NITs, IISC, IIPM, BIT etc.
Alumni association guides our students for a better career. Association conducts several seminars, workshops, career development classes, encourages students with scholarships and awards. Also several magazines are subscribed by our Alumni association.
All the departments have their own hub of activities through several associations. To name few are PHOTONES by Electronics Department, ICON by Computer Applications Department, ORBIT by Business Administration Department, FOCUS by Commerce Department etc. To list some of the events conducted by these associations are: Multifaceted Exhibition conducted with a motto "Campus to Community", Workshop on Computer Hardware for more than 60 Higher Secondary students, Computer literacy program for 50 Kudumbasree members, free medical eye check up camp, free preventive medicine distribution camp etc.
Our college has a National Service Scheme unit which takes care of several extension activities. NSS unit built several roads, water tanks in our Panchayat and near by Panchayats. Also the unit in coordination with the campus community has donated three houses to poor peoples in our Panchayat.