• Thoothoor-629 176
  • Kanyakumari District
  • Phone:04651-240715
  • Fax:04651-241305

History Of The College

Establishment Of The College

The College owes its existence to the indefatigable and daring efforts of ten Rev. Fathers who formed themselves into a society named, "The Latin Catholic Fishermen's Educational Society" (Regn. No. 13/78) Unmindful of the vague future and working under stress and strain, but depending on the Divine Providence, the society put forth its generous efforts which were crowned with success when, at last, the college was started with the permission of the Tamil Nadu Government in the academic year 1980-81. The College was affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University in the Year 1980-81. With the establishment of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University at Tirunelveli in 1990, the College is now affiliated to it. The College is also recognized by UGC for grants under 2 (f) and 12(B).

Campus

The College is located at Sun Hall Estate in a vast area of 40 acres of land at Thoothoor, 10 K.M. South of Kaliakkavilai in Vilavancode Taluk. Within a period of 39 years the college today has well-equipped laboratories and class rooms amidst a sylvan setting. It has a vast stretch of play ground with modern infrastructures to cater to the needs of the local youth who are basically sports - loving. It also has a hostel for women.

Aims and Objective Of The College

The College aims at providing integrated and personalized higher education to the Latin Catholic fisherman community in accordance with the rights of the minority community guaranteed under Art 30 of the constitution of the Country. It gives accent to women education. It exposes rural reality to the students through extension education and concentrates on the development of the innate strength of the students through the services of the dedicated staff. Apart from the regular curriculam, every students is required to attend Value Education classes.