Principal’s Desk

Principal’s Message
Dr. Thomas K. V

Greetings from Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, Kerala!

We want that education by which character is formed, strength of mind is increased, the intellect is expanded, and by which one can stand on one’s own feet”; these words of Swami Vivekananda are integrated in the core values of education offered at Nirmala College. Our authentic and value oriented teaching-learning process inculcate in a student, integrity of character to become a socially committed citizen, and to make the right choices in the pursuit excellence, with unwavering faith in God.

Every student is unique and special to us at Nirmala. We nurture and prepare our students towards academic excellence and mould them to become better human beings who are competent, responsible and mature individuals with strong character.

From this academic year, the most demanding five-year integrated M. Sc Computer Science (Data Science) programme will be offered. Apart from this, the College has 17 Under Graduate, 14 Post Graduate and 7 Research Programmes with an enrolment of 3158 students and 201 teaching and non-teaching staff. The cordial relationship between the faculty, the non-teaching staff and the students make Nirmala a home-away-from-home, providing the best teaching and a supportive learning environment. Living in harmony with one another and with nature in the lush green campus is another unique experience for the students.

The number of university ranks and top grades, the numerous job placements and the noteworthy student progression reflect the excellence of the College, which is validated by NAAC in 2021with A++ Grade and a CGPA of 3.73, in the fourth cycle of reaccreditation, which is the highest among affiliated colleges in India.

The partnership of the College with the flagship programmes of the Ministry of Education, Government of India, such as Swachh Campus, IIC, NIRF, Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, Digital India, RUSA, Unnat Bharat Abhyan etc. make the College, a front-line institution of the State. To foster global competency among students, the College has signed MoUs with multinational companies and other agencies. The College promotes the use of technology through ICT enabled classrooms and provide an ecosystem for stimulating research and innovation with the help of a team of committed, trained and competent faculty. Nirmala Hastham- give a hand and give a life is one among many programmes of social commitment.

Nirmalites, our alumni, have consistently made significant contributions in the field of teaching, science, technology, literature, administration, entrepreneurship, research and public life.

I bow in gratitude before our founder fathers and former stalwarts, and all our stake holders whose divine legacy, rich heritage and selfless service have placed Nirmala College as one of the best educational institutions in India, on a high pedestal in the field of education, research and human values.

Let us remember the words of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam: “Learning gives creativity, creativity leads to thinking, thinking provides knowledge and knowledge make you great”. Yes, Nirmala gives ample opportunity to every student to grow, explore, flourish and at the end to stand on their own feet.

Wishing you the very best!

Dr. Thomas K. V.