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. Nirmala Hastham- give a hand and give a life is one among many such programmes of social commitment.

The College has 17 Under graduate, 14 Post Graduate and 7 Research Programmes with an enrolment of 3053 students, about 78 research scholars 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 in teaching-learning 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 a B++ accreditation by NAAC in 2018 and an NIRF Ranking 2020 under 200 among the 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.

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 on a high pedestal in the field of education, research and human values. Let us join hands to follow their footsteps to make our institution one among the best educational institutions in India.

Let us make these words of Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam, in our campus life at Nirmala: “Learning gives creativity, creativity leads to thinking, thinking provides knowledge and knowledge make you great”.

Wishing you the very best!

Dr. Thomas K V